Doncaster Rovers: ‘We’re buzzing’ - cup hero Liam Wakefield

Doncaster Rovers' Liam Wakefield. Picture: Andrew Roe
Doncaster Rovers' Liam Wakefield. Picture: Andrew Roe

Liam Wakefield says the Doncaster Rovers dressing room is “buzzing” after successive away wins.

The 19-year-old defender scored only his second senior goal in Tuesday night’s 2-1 triumph at Watford in the Capital One Cup.

Rovers’ reliance on youth, and their small squad, has given local lad Wakefield the chance to stake his claim for a regular spot.

And that tight-knittedness is also contributing to a real togetherness among Doncaster’s squad, according to the youth team graduate.

“Everyone’s buzzing,” said Wakefield.

“Everyone is really happy and the team’s very together.

“There’s a great desire throughout the team - so everyone will work hard for each other.”

Wakefield’s second half strike turned out to be the winning goal at Vicarage Road.

“It was a great bit of play from Copps [James Coppinger] and Deano [Dean Furman].

“It came towards Marc [De Val], I shouted over and just swept it in.

“I was up in the penalty box there the other day against Preston when I shanked one and Tyson put it in - so it was nice to make up for that.”

n Doncaster were last night handed another trip to London in the third round of the Capital One Cup.

Paul Dickov’s men were drawn away to Championship new boys Fulham, who are struggling to adapt to life in the second tier following their relegation from the Premier League.

The tie will be played during the week commencing Monday, September 22.