Doncaster Rovers’ striking department suffers another blow

GOAL-SHY Doncaster Rovers will be shorn of the services of striker Andy Williams in Saturday’s home game with Southend United on Saturday.

Rovers, who have not won a league match at the Keepmoat Stadium since April 8 - having failed to pick up three points in any of their last seven home games - must make do without Williams after he was injured his thigh on Tuesday’s Checkatrade Trophy match with Sunderland, although keeper Ian Lawlor is fit.

Doncaster will be without Andy Williams on Saturday (Picture: Bruce Rollinson)

Matty Blair will be assessed tomorrow morning, with Ferguson feeling that he has a ‘good chance’ of featuring at the weekend.

On his team news for the game with the Shrimpers, Ferguson - whose strikers have scored just two league goals at home between them so far this term - said: “Andy Williams will be out after Tuesday when he felt his thigh.

“(Mathieu) Baudry is training really well. He won’t be involved on Saturday, but he is scheduled to be involved on Tuesday in a development game against Walsall. (Luke) McCullough perhaps won’t be; he felt a little tweak at the top of his thigh. It is not too serious, he will probably be back on the grass on Monday.

“Ian is fit and fine. He was a big bonus as we felt last week that he would be a little bit longer.

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