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County Ground (ATT 7,700) 8th December 2012 - Kick off 15:00 Ref: D Phillips

Swindon Swindon Town vs Doncaster Rovers Doncaster

Swindon 1

M Ritchie (8)

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Doncaster 1

D Hollands (og 10)

Robins held at home by Rovers

Last Updated: 08/12/12 6:25pm

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Matt Ritchie: Opened scoring

Matt Ritchie: Opened scoring

Matt Ritchie's early goal was not enough to earn Swindon victory as Paolo Di Canio's side were held to a 1-1 draw at home by Doncaster.

Ritchie gave Swindon the perfect start by opening the scoring with only eight minutes gone but an own-goal from Danny Hollands two minutes later handed Doncaster point.

The game got off to a frantic start and Ritchie swept the hosts into the lead with a sweetly struck right-footed shot after Andy Williams had picked out the winger at the back post.

Swindon's joy was shortlived and Doncaster drew level when Hollands stretched to intercept a cross and could only turn the ball past home goalkeeper Wes Foderingham.

Chris Martin came close to restoring Swindon's lead before half-time when he headed a Rafaele De Vita cross against the post.

Williams also saw his shot rebound off the crossbar in the final minute of the half.

Swindon continued on the front foot after the interval and Ritchie, Jon Bostock and Williams all went close but Doncaster held on for a point they scarcely deserved.

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1 Bristol City 10 24
2 Peterborough United 10 19
3 Swindon Town 9 18
4 Milton Keynes Dons 9 16
5 Rochdale 10 16
6 Preston North End 9 16
7 Sheffield United 9 16
8 Chesterfield 9 15
9 Bradford City 10 15
10 Notts County 10 14
11 Oldham Athletic 10 14
12 Fleetwood Town 10 13
13 Crawley Town 10 13
14 Gillingham 10 12
15 Coventry City 10 12
16 Yeovil Town 10 12
17 Walsall 10 11
18 Doncaster Rovers 9 11
19 Leyton Orient 9 10
20 Colchester United 10 9
21 Barnsley 9 9
22 Port Vale 10 9
23 Scunthorpe United 10 7
24 Crewe Alexandra 10 4