Date: 21st April 2013 at 8:04am
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Doncaster Rovers missed the chance to secure automatic promotion after losing at home to Notts County.

Rovers went down 1-0 to a superb strike from Joss Labadie on 14 minutes.

The home side tried in vain to get back into the game and James Coppinger, Billy Paynter and Iain Hume all had efforts cleared off the line.

The defeat leaves Rovers in second place and they now travel to Brentford on the final day needing a draw for promotion. A Brentford win would see Rovers consigned to a play-off place.


Neil Sullivan, James Husband, Rob Jones, Jamie McCombe, Tommy Spurr, David Cotterill (Kyle Bennett 77), Dean Furman, John Lundstram (David Syers 63), James Coppinger, Billy Paynter (Iain Hume 77), Chris Brown

Subs not used
Gary Woods, Paul Quinn, Liam Wakefield, Cameron Howieson,

Notts County
Fabian Spiess; Gary Liddle, Dean Leacock, Krystian Pearce, Alan Sheehan, Jamal Campbell-Ryce (Hamza Bencherif 90), Jeff Hughes, Joss Labadie, Alan Judge, Yoann Arquin, Tyrell Waite (Francois Zoko 65)

Subs not used
Kevin Pilkington,, Emmanuele Smith, Hayden Hollis, Curtis Thompson, Romello Nangle

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