VENUE: The Keepmoat Stadium

DATE: 07.10.2017

TIME: 17.00



The Keepmoat Stadium would be the place to as Doncaster Rovers clash with Southend United in matchday twelve of the English League One.

Doncaster would be out to prove a point in front of their dissatisfied home supporters in what appears to be a must win for the struggling home side.

The hosts currently lie a distant nineteenth position in the championship standings with nine points from eleven matches played and are tied on points with bottom side AFC Wimbledon with only goal difference separating them in the twenty-one team log.

The home team will be hoping to bounce back to winning ways after suffering a 2-0 disappointing away loss to Bradford City in their latest league one encounter with a home win.

Southend travel to tackle Doncaster in high spirits after piping Blackpool to a 2-1 win at home in their latest League one outing and would be targeting more of the same against their beleaguered hosts.

The visitors are currently twelfth in the League One Standings with sixteen points from eleven matches and a win in this could see them rise to the top ten of the league depending on other results.

English striker John Marquis would be the charged with delivering the goods upfront for the hosts.

The visitors will be counting on counting on Republic of Ireland front man Simon cox to torment the hosts upfront in their quest to grab the maximum points.

Mathieu Baudry, Luke McCullough, Ross Etheridge and Danny Andrew remain notable absentees from the hosts squad in the upcoming clash due to injuries.

The visitors’ manager will have the luxury to pick from a fully fit squad for they don’t have injury concerns or suspensions.

Doncaster have won four of the last five matches between the two sides while Southend United have had the last laugh in the other match.


Doncaster probable line-up- Lawlor, Butler, Wright, Mason, Houghton, Kongolo, Whiteman, Rowe, May, Mandeville, Marquis

Southend probable line-up- Oxley, Hendrie, Ferdinand, Kiernan, White, Wordsworth, Timlin, McGlashan, Leonard, Fortune, Cox


Expected results

Doncaster win


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