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Hillsborough (ATT 28,712) 6th March 2005 - Kick off 14:00 Ref: M Atkinson

Sheff Wed Sheffield Wednesday vs Doncaster Rovers Doncaster

Owls climb into third

By James Pearson.   Last Updated: 06/03/05 4:04pm

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Sheffield Wednesday climbed into third in League One following a 2-0 South Yorkshire derby win over Doncaster Rovers.

Rovers went into the contest looking to exact revenge for a heavy home defeat but were unable to peg back The Owls.

The score looked like being level at the break, but Lee Bullen connected with John-Paul McGovern's cross to head past the helpless Andy Warrington.

The goal gave the home side a massive lift, however Paul Sturrock's side were unable to finish off the contest.

After 78 minutes the killer goal arrived when substitute Andrew Talbot netted to end Rovers' resistance.

The win takes Wednesday into third in the table with a chance of catching second placed Hull City.

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Sheffield Wednesday 2-0 Doncaster

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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

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