Paul Goodwin’s Verdict: Rovers show Yorkshire grit

Doncaster's Jason Euell tries to double his tally with a volley Picture: Andrew Roe
Doncaster's Jason Euell tries to double his tally with a volley Picture: Andrew Roe

Good old fashioned Yorkshire grit has got Rovers out of the mess they were in - and more of the same will ruffle Leeds’ feathers in this weekend’s white-hot derby clash.

Doncaster have dug have dug themselves out of a hole with two fully committed and no-nonsense displays against Watford and Derby.

The win at Pride Park was just reward for the way players, staff and supporters have stuck together during a barren two months.

It was also a victory for organisation, discipline and sheer hard work - the principles that Sean O’Driscoll preaches on a daily basis.

And a repeat performance at Elland Road on Saturday could move Rovers even further away from trouble and put a massive dent in United’s promotion ambitions.

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