Doncaster 2 Middlesbrough 1: Boro fall goes on as Brian Stock strikes late winner

18 December 2010 01:06
Captain Brian Stock's injury-time winner earned Doncaster their first points against Middlesbrough for more than half a century after the Keepmoat Stadium beat the big freeze. [LNB]Stock's 18-yard effort bobbled through a crowd of players and squirmed out of goalkeeper Jason Steele's grasp to hand the South Yorkshire club a first win over Boro since 1957, the year their manager Sean O'Driscoll was born. [LNB] Stock rising: Doncaster skipper Brian Stock strikes home an injury-time winner for the hosts to condemn Middlesbrough to defeat[LNB]O'Driscoll, who is on managerless Sheffield United's radar, saw his side rise to ninth in the Championship. [LNB]Boro, just one place above the relegation zone, led after four minutes when Marvin Emnes beat the offside trap and teed up Scott McDonald, who flicked in from six yards.[LNB] Early doors: Scott McDonald's goal gave Middlesbrough the lead but it did not last long[LNB] [LNB]But James Hayter's near-post header levelled matters after 22 minutes. [LNB]Boro manager Tony Mowbray said: 'We would have been disappointed with a draw, to be fair.'[LNB] Sinking feeling: Doncaster celebrated their first win over struggling Boro since 1957[LNB]  Sean O'Driscoll happy to be a contender for Sheffield UnitedBurnley manager Brian Laws hopeful of keeping starlet Jay RodriguezPortsmouth seek to head off Blackpool and Wigan by offering new deal to David Nugent [LNB]  Explore more:People: Sean O'Driscoll, Tony Mowbray, Brian Stock, James Hayter

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