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Arsenal onslaught strengthens Doncaster Rovers, believes Ian Lawlor

DONCASTER ROVERS’ Ian Lawlor says the early onslaught that saw Arsenal’s attacking trio of Alex Sanchez, Olivier Giroud and Theo Walcott have no fewer than seven chances inside the opening 15 minutes at the Emirates was unlike any he had experienced before as a goalkeeper.

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Pablo Hernandez celebrates scoring Leeds second goal from the penalty spot.
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Yorkshire Post Power Rankings: Leeds United occupy top spot, Bradford City on the rise

DESPITE A mixed week, Leeds United are still in pole position in the Yorkshire Post Power Rankings, but there are significant moves for Bradford City and Middlesbrough. Here’s our latest list.

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Free Press reporter Darren Burke and his son at Arsenal's Emirates Stadium.

Fan's view of Doncaster Rovers at Arsenal: Pride, passion and £5 pints!

I feel that as I write this, my bleary eyes struggling to focus on the screen, there will be many more reading it through similarly bleary and tired eyes this morning.

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Doncaster Rovers' James Coppinger holds the ball to restart the match after Arsenal's Theo Walcott (right) scores his side's first goal of the game (Pictures: PA)

Ferguson takes heart from Doncaster Rovers’ Emirates adventure

Darren Ferguson hailed his Doncaster Rovers side for not being afraid of Arsenal in the Carabao Cup third-round tie at the Emirates on Wednesday night.

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Arsenal's Alexis Sanchez (right) and Doncaster Rovers' Joe Wright during the Carabao Cup, Third Round match at the Emirates Stadium, London. (Picture: PA)

Arsenal 1 Doncaster Rovers 0: Ferguson frustrates Wenger as Doncaster take pride

Wenger versus Ferguson was, without doubt, the rivalry that defined English football around the turn of the Millennium.

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Doncaster Rovers' James Coppinger: Ready to tackle Arsenal again.

Doncaster’s James Coppinger on facing Gunners 12 years on

IT is just shy of 12 years since James Coppinger strode out for Doncaster Rovers in their last League Cup tie with Arsenal and he admits that time has rushed by since.

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Doncaster Rovers Andy Butler celebrates promotion with the fans after the Sky Bet League Two match at the Keepmoat Stadium, Doncaster, last season. (Picture: PA)

Arsenal v Doncaster Rovers: Butler’s pledge to absent son as Rovers seek upset

ONE young Doncaster Rovers supporter will be absent from the throng of 5,000 visiting fans at the Emirates Stadium this evening, but his father is intent on making up for it with a special birthday gift.

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Darren Ferguson takes his Doncaster side to Arsenal on Wednesday

Plymouth Argyle not Arsenal is the focus for toiling Doncaster Rovers

SUCH is the appeal of Arsenal’s Emirates Stadium that around 5,000 Doncaster Rovers supporters are expected to descend on the capital tomorrow night.

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Football Today

Football Today: Barnsley set for Wembley return | How Leeds aim to bounce back | Town youth policy gets Wagner backing | Who are Yorkshire’s latest star turns? | Video highlights and more

Hello and welcome to our latest instalment of Football Today, bringing you all the football news from Barnsley, Bradford City, Doncaster Rovers, Huddersfield Town, Hull City, Leeds United, Middlesbrough, Rotherham United, Sheffield United and Sheffield Wednesday and beyond.

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Scunthorpe's Lee Novak rises to score the winner.

Doncaster Rovers 0 Scunthorpe 1: League form concerns Ferguson as Rovers plan for Gunners trip

‘AFTER the Lord Mayor’s Show….’ has become an accepted part of football lexicon down the years, the words often being trotted out by a manager when warning his team not to let standards slip in the immediate wake of a glamour Cup tie.

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Football Today

Football Today: Chris Wilder sent to stands | Bradford ahead in Yorkshire derby | pdates from Saturday action

HELLO and welcome to our latest instalment of Football Today, bringing you all the football news from Barnsley, Bradford City, Doncaster Rovers, Huddersfield Town, Hull City, Leeds United, Middlesbrough, Rotherham United, Sheffield United and Sheffield Wednesday and beyond.

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Football Today

Football Today: Leeds United winger scoops award | Barnsley in takeover bid | Gossip, news and more

HELLO and welcome to our latest instalment of Football Today, bringing you all the football news from Barnsley, Bradford City, Doncaster Rovers, Huddersfield Town, Hull City, Leeds United, Middlesbrough, Rotherham United, Sheffield United and Sheffield Wednesday and beyond.

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Football Today: Hull City youngster wins award | Leeds United target gives exit hint | Boro appeal red card | Gossip, news and more

HELLO and welcome to our latest instalment of Football Today, bringing you all the football news from Barnsley, Bradford City, Doncaster Rovers, Huddersfield Town, Hull City, Leeds United, Middlesbrough, Rotherham United, Sheffield United and Sheffield Wednesday and beyond.

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Yorkshire Power Rankings: Which team has the best form

Yorkshire Power Rankings: Leeds United on top form but which sides are keeping pace...

Yorkshire Post football writer Leon Wobschall rates the form of Barnsley, Bradford City, Doncaster Rovers, Guiseley, FC Halifax Town, Huddersfield Town, Hull City, Leeds United, Middlesbrough, Rotherham United, Sheffield United and Sheffield Wednesday.

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Football Today

Football Today: Leeds top of the pile | Blades flying high | Doncaster implode at the last | Daily Poll

HELLO and welcome to our latest instalment of Football Today, bringing you all the football news from Barnsley, Bradford City, Doncaster Rovers, Huddersfield Town, Hull City, Leeds United, Middlesbrough, Rotherham United, Sheffield United and Sheffield Wednesday and beyond.

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HIGHLIGHTS: Rochdale 2 Doncaster Rovers 1 - Darren Ferguson frustrated by lack of composure from Rovers

Doncaster Rovers somehow snatched defeat from the jaws at victory after an incredible finish at Spotland.
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All smiles for Leeds United boss Thomas Christiansen

Midweek Talking Points: Leeds United’s momentum rising and mounted expectation at Sheffield United

Football writer Leon Wobschall looks ahead to the Tuesday night action; including Leeds United v Birmingham City, Aston Villa v Middlesbrough, Bolton Wanderers v Sheffield United, Sheffield Wednesday v Brentford and Rochdale v Doncaster Rovers

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Rochdale v Doncaster Rovers: No time for excuses as Ferguson urges goals

DARREN FERGUSON admits he is more interested in actions as opposed to words as Doncaster Rovers seek to return to the goals trail at Rochdale.

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Darren Ferguson. (Picture: Bruce Rollinson)

Drawing a blank: Goalscoring concerns for bemused Doncaster Rovers boss Ferguson

Angry Darren Ferguson blasted his Doncaster Rovers players as their slow start provided the platform for Northampton Town to claim their first League One points of the season.

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Northampton 1 Doncaster Rovers 0: Ferguson laments ‘disappointing’ day

Doncaster Rovers headed back up the M1 empty-handed from Northampton Town in League One today.

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