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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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Table

Sky Bet League 1

Sky Bet League 1
Pos Team P Pts
1 Swindon Town 26 54
2 Bristol City 25 54
3 Milton Keynes Dons 26 52
4 Preston North End 26 47
5 Chesterfield 26 38
6 Rochdale 25 37
7 Fleetwood Town 27 37
8 Bradford City 25 36
9 Sheffield United 24 36
10 Notts County 26 35
11 Doncaster Rovers 25 35
12 Port Vale 27 35
13 Peterborough United 26 34
14 Oldham Athletic 25 34
15 Walsall 26 33
16 Gillingham 27 31
17 Scunthorpe United 24 30
18 Coventry City 27 30
19 Barnsley 25 29
20 Crewe Alexandra 26 29
21 Colchester United 26 27
22 Leyton Orient 26 26
23 Yeovil Town 27 25
24 Crawley Town 27 24