How Doncaster Rovers journalists fared with their 2020/21 League One predictions

We’ve dug out the predictions made by our Doncaster Rovers writer Liam Hoden, sports writer Paul Goodwin and BBC Radio Sheffield’s Tom Biltcliffe before a ball was kicked in League One.

Thursday, 3rd June 2021, 5:00 am
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They were each asked to predict the top two and bottom four in order, the winner of the play-offs and where Rovers would finish in the table.

A point has been awarded for every team they correctly predicted would be promoted or relegated. A bonus point has been awarded for correctly predicting the final position.

Here’s how they did, with the points in brackets. There’s a tie for first place although Paul was closer with his Rovers prediction.

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Liam Hoden

Top two (in order): Fleetwood, Hull City (1)

Play-off winners: Oxford United

Relegated (from 21st to 24th): Shrewsbury, Northampton (2), Crewe, Rochdale (1)

Rovers: 6th

Points: 4

Paul Goodwin

Top two: Sunderland, Peterborough (2)

Play-off winners: Oxford United

Relegated: Burton, Crewe, Northampton (1), Rochdale (1)

Rovers: 9th

Points: 4

Tom Biltcliffe

Top two: Portsmouth, Fleetwood

Play-off winners: Hull City (1)

Relegated: Burton, AFC Wimbledon, Shrewsbury, Rochdale (1)

Rovers: 6th

Points: 2