'A definite identity' - How Doncaster Rovers supporters reacted to defeat to Wolves U21s

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Doncaster Rovers exited the Papa John’s Trophy with a 2-1 defeat to Wolverhampton Wanderers U21s.

Here, we bring a selection of the best reaction from social media to Rovers’ defeat.

@JohnLeslieCoyl1: I'd like to have seen a bit more of a physical approach which might have knocked Wolves out of their stride. However my biggest disappointment was for poor Ben Blythe who was stripped and ready but never got on.

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@pgjackson1: Nothing to worry about a glorified reserve cup now. Great to see three ex Juniors playing for us though all did fine. Seemed slippy on the pitch

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@Jwfletcher94: Frustrated, we controlled the game well mostly, just weren’t creating those clear shots on goal! Punished by some quick footed attacking at the other end

@Stevedcfd: Silva scored 2 goals from nothing but 35m then a guy from Marseille who played in Champions league and another player from Liverpool again costs millions. Yet we competed and in some stages were better side. Again same as league not ruthless in front of goal.

@W1LDE: Good performance and ‘happy’ with the loss and thus exit of a once loved lower league competition ruined by “under 21” teams

@alanjones142: We went out the competition at Oldham!

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@jerseyocean: There is a definite identity to rovers play. Calm controlled passing through the team, just lacking in numbers and quality up front, enjoyable watch I thought

@EwanOgden_00: Not too disappointed to exit such a tinpot competition.

@BenGaunt11: We needed a champions league semi finalist £35 million striker to beat us so clearly were off up

@RossDryden: Used to be a competition teams like rovers would look forward to now it’s been ruined by prem reserve teams. Glad to be out. Bring back to old JPT format

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@EdwardTroth: PL teams have ruined what was once a good competition. A 35 million pound striker had to drag Wolves u21s to a victory against DRFC.

@Gazz_Plods: Don't forget the multi million pound defenders with Champions League experience and a 34 year-old keeper

@JohnLeslieCoyl1: While I never like to see #DRFC lose, that one doesn't hurt very much. We've freed up a lot of midweeks tonight which we might need as the season goes on.


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