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The Keepmoat Stadium (ATT 5,951) 10th November 2012 - Kick off 15:00 Ref: D Bond

Doncaster Doncaster Rovers vs Bournemouth B'mouth

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H Arter (38)

Cherries pick off Doncaster

Last Updated: 10/11/12 7:48pm

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Arter: Match-winning goal

Arter: Match-winning goal

A first-half goal from Harry Arter gave Bournemouth a 1-0 win at Doncaster and continued their climb up the League One table.

It was a sixth win in seven games since Eddie Howe returned as manager a month ago.

Bournemouth were the better side in the first half and Lewis Grabban had an early effort saved before Charlie Daniels fired inches wide.

Injury-hit Doncaster rarely tested former England goalkeeper David James and the Cherries snatched the lead in the 38th minute when Arter shook off his marker to fire a low shot in off the post from the edge of the box.

Rovers looked lethargic in the first half but came out after the break with a sense of purpose and more urgency. However, Iain Hume was out of luck when he headed over the crossbar in the 54th minute.

Bournemouth weathered the pressure, although the visitors seemed fortunate not to concede a penalty in the 78th minute when substitute David Syers was sent tumbling in the box by Daniels.

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Sky Bet League 1

Sky Bet League 1
Pos Team P Pts
1 Bristol City 44 93
2 Preston North End 44 86
3 Milton Keynes Dons 44 85
4 Swindon Town 43 77
5 Sheffield United 44 69
6 Chesterfield 44 68
7 Rochdale 44 63
8 Fleetwood Town 44 60
9 Gillingham 44 59
10 Bradford City 44 59
11 Barnsley 44 59
12 Peterborough United 44 59
13 Doncaster Rovers 44 58
14 Walsall 44 56
15 Oldham Athletic 44 56
16 Scunthorpe United 44 53
17 Coventry City 44 52
18 Port Vale 44 51
19 Crawley Town 44 50
20 Crewe Alexandra 44 49
21 Leyton Orient 44 47
22 Notts County 44 47
23 Colchester United 43 45
24 Yeovil Town 44 40