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The Keepmoat Stadium (ATT 6,623) 15th December 2012 - Kick off 15:00 Ref: C Berry

Doncaster Doncaster Rovers vs Coventry City Coventry

Doncaster 1

C Brown (76)

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Coventry 4

F Moussa (3)
D McGoldrick (26, 58)
A Barton (89)

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Last Updated: 15/12/12 2:25pm

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McCombe: Could start for Rovers

McCombe: Could start for Rovers

Team news ahead of Saturday's League One clash between Doncaster Rovers and Coventry City at Keepmoat Stadium.

Rovers boss Dean Saunders is waiting on midfield duo David Syers and Martin Woods for the visit of the Sky Blues.

Syers is struggling with an ankle injury while Woods has a thigh problem, and both face a late fitness test.

Centre-half Jamie McCombe is fully fit following a back injury and a virus, and could be handed a starting role.

Winger Kyle Bennett should also be available despite admitting to a series of injections recently to help a troublesome knee problem.

Saunders has no other injury or suspension worries.

Last weekend's draw at Swindon saw Doncaster move joint top of the standings with Tranmere as they extended their unbeaten league run to five matches.

The visitors are without Carl Baker through suspension. The midfielder picked up his fifth booking of the campaign to trigger a one-match ban as Coventry thrashed Walsall 5-1 last weekend.

Baker has scored six goals in his last seven appearances, including a brace against the Saddlers, and will be a big miss for Mark Robins' side. John Fleck and Adam Barton are in line to replace him.

The Sky Blues, who have lost just one of their last 10 games in all competitions, are also without on-loan striker Callum Ball, who chipped a bone in his foot during training.

Striker Callum Wilson and midfielders Conor Thomas and Conor Henderson have all returned to training following injury but are not expected to make the trip to Yorkshire.

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Sky Bet League 1

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