FM Preview: Blackpool v Doncaster Rovers 18 Oct 2011

Last updated : 17 October 2011 By Footymad Previewer

Footymad preview History of the Blackpool v Doncaster Rovers fixture

Blackpool prepare to entertain Doncaster Rovers at Bloomfield Road on Tuesday evening, with high hopes of improving on their excellent record against the opposition, having taken all the points from 14 of the 19 contests.

The most recent encounter between these two sides at Bloomfield Road was just last season, in April 2010, with Blackpool running out comfortable 2-0 winners in a Championship match.

Recent encounters between the teams

Season Date Team Result Team Comp
2009/2010 Mon 05 Apr Blackpool 2-0 Doncaster Rvs. Championship
2009/2010 Sat 31 Oct Doncaster Rvs. 3 - 3 Blackpool Championship
2008/2009 Sat 07 Feb Blackpool 2 - 3 Doncaster Rvs. Championship
2008/2009 Sat 18 Oct Doncaster Rvs. 0 - 0 Blackpool Championship
2006/2007 Sat 30 Dec Blackpool 3 - 1 Doncaster Rvs. League One
2006/2007 Sat 23 Sep Doncaster Rvs. 0 - 0 Blackpool League One
2005/2006 Tue 24 Jan Blackpool 4 - 2 Doncaster Rvs. League One

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Recent respective form guides

Blackpool have lost just once in their last six home games, winning four and drawing the other one. These high-scoring games have yielded a total of 14 goals for the Seasiders, with 6 goals against.

In complete contrast to Blackpool, Doncaster Rovers are having a torrid time on their travels, chalking up just 1 victory, with 5 defeats, from the last six. Rovers have conceded 13 goals in these games, and only hit 3 in reply.

Blackpool's 16 points from 11 games sees them lie inside the top half of the table, in 12th position.

Doncaster Rovers are stuck down in the relegation zone of npower Championship with a return of just 8 points from their 11 games thus far.

Current overall team form

Team P W D L F A P
Blackpool 6 2 2 2 10 8 8
Doncaster Rovers 6 2 1 3 4 9 7

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FootyMad's prediction ...

Attention punters! We see this as an opportunity for the Seasiders to get the show back on the road by taking all the three points available. Home Win

Sequence statistics

Team Sequences
Blackpool Unbeaten in the last 3 home games.
Doncaster Rovers 7 games since last away draw.

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