February 23, 2013
Rovers and Glovers share points
Automatic promotion contenders Doncaster and Yeovil contested a 1-1 draw at the Keepmoat Stadium.
However, the hosts will feel they should have clinched a first win in five games after dominating for long periods.
A blunder by Rovers goalkeeper Gary Woods gifted the Glovers the lead in the sixth minute when he fumbled a free-kick from Jamie McAllister and Paddy Madden popped up to slam home his 19th goal of the season.
Doncaster responded well and James Coppinger had a low shot saved in the 20th minute before Billy Paynter grabbed a deserved equaliser on the stroke of half-time.
A cracking effort from James Husband was tipped behind by visiting keeper Marek Stech and from the resulting corner Paynter headed home David Cotterill's cross.
Paynter had earlier missed a great chance when he headed against the crossbar and Rovers continued to spurn openings in the second half with Rob Jones heading wide from point-blank range.
Yeovil substitute Gavin Williams squandered a chance in the 70th minute.
Doncaster felt they should have been awarded a penalty when Stech appeared to bring down David Syers 13 minutes from time but the referee waved away the appeals.
|Doncaster Rovers||Yeovil Town|
|33 Gary Woods||1 Marek Stech|
|2 Paul Quinn||3 Jamie McAllister|
|5 Robert Jones||18 Daniel Burn|
|16 Jamie McCombe||5 Byron Webster|
|14 Tommy Spurr||20 Joe Edwards|
|3 James Husband||2 Luke Ayling|
|26 James Coppinger||22 Kevin Dawson|
|11 David Cotterill||14 Sam Foley|
|30 Paul Keegan||8 Edward Upson|
|12 John Lundstram||9 James Hayter|
|8 Billy Paynter||17 Patrick Madden|
|13 Jonathan Maxted||Gareth Stewart 12|
|15 Liam Wakefield||Richard Hinds 4|
|6 Dave Syers||Nathan Ralth 16|
|22 Cameron Howieson||Gavin Williams 10|
|17 Iain Hume||Dominic Blizzard 6|
|18 Emile Sinclair||Lewis Young 15|
|23 Kyle Bennett||Kwesi Appiah 7|
|Iain Hume for James Husband (71)||Gavin Williams for James Hayter (56)|
|Dave Syers for John Lundstram (74)||Nathan Ralth for Sam Foley (68)|
|Kyle Bennett for Billy Paynter (84)||Lewis Young for Jamie McAllister (89)|
|James Husband (44)|
|Paul Keegan (80)|
|· Squads: Doncaster Rovers | Yeovil Town|