Date: 1st March 2018 at 8:54pm
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Doncaster Rovers and Bury meet at the Keepmoat Stadium on Saturday and Vital Doncaster Rovers looks back at the history between the two clubs over the years.

They have met on 31 previous occasions, with Rovers winning 13, Bury 10 and 8 have been drawn.

The first ever encounter came during the 1935/36 season when Rovers won 1-0 in a Second Division clash.

The two sides met in twice in the space of a week at Belle Vue in the 1972/73 season with Rovers winning 3-1 in a FA Cup first round clash before going one better with a 4-1 win a week later in a Fourth Division clash.

Unbelievably, when they met at Gigg Lane four months later, Bury won 5-0.

They last met on the opening day of the 2015/16 season in a game that had a controversial finish.

The game looked to be heading for a goalless draw when Harry Forrester lobbed Bury goalkeeper Christian Walton. Forrester was looking to pass the ball back to the visiting goalkeeper after the ball had been put out to allow an injured player treatment. Instead, his attempted pass back sailed over Walton and into the goal.

Forrester quickly held his hands up and after a lengthy discussion on the sidelines, Doncaster allowed Leon Clarke to walk the ball in from the kick-off.



Full history of results – League unless stated
1935/36 Rovers 1-0 Bury
1936/37 Rovers 1-0 Bury
1947/48 Rovers 1-3 Bury
1950/51 Rovers 1-1 Bury
1951/52 Rovers 1-1 Bury
1952/53 Rovers 1-1 Bury
1953/54 Rovers 0-1 Bury
1954/55 Rovers 1-0 Bury
1955/56 Rovers 2-3 Bury
1956/57 Rovers 1-1 Bury
1958/59 Rovers 0-1 Bury
1969/70 Rovers 1-1 Bury
1970/71 Rovers 2-0 Bury
1971/72 Rovers 4-1 Bury
1972/73 Rovers 3-1 Bury FA Cup
1972/73 Rovers 4-1 Bury
1973/74 Rovers 1-1 Bury
1980/81 Rovers 1-0 Bury
1983/84 Rovers 3-1 Bury
1985/86 Rovers 1-0 Bury
1986/87 Rovers 0-0 Bury
1987/88 Rovers 1-2 Bury
1989/90 Rovers 2-0 Bury Members cup
1992/93 Rovers 2-3 Bury
1993/94 Rovers 1-3 Bury
1994/95 Rovers 0-1 Bury Members cup
1994/95 Rovers 1-2 Bury
1995/96 Rovers 0-1 Bury
2003/04 Rovers 3-1 Bury
2012/13 Rovers 2-1 Bury
2015/16 Rovers 1-1 Bury


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