Our prediction for this League 1 match:
Aesseal New York Stadium will host Saturday’s football game between Rotherham United and Doncaster Rovers, the two teams who sit in the opposite halves of the table. The start of the season has been a mixed bag for the Millers, but the bookies still see them as favourites to beat the Donny at home ground. Even though Chiedozie Ogbene limped off with injury in the 2-0 loss to Sheffield Wednesday, home win should be considered as Rotherham have turned their Aesseal New York Stadium into a real fortress.
Doncaster Rovers, on the other hand, have been struggling on the travels of late, and seeing that they have yet to find the net away from home, we are tempted to put our money on the Millers. Defender Tom Anderson is likely to miss the game through injury for the visiting team as he was forced to leave the pitch after just 11 minutes in a goalless draw with Portsmouth.
Highlighted Player (Adam Thompson):
Born in Harlow, England on September 28, 1992, Adam Thompson is a defender who plays for Bury in League One. Thompson started his youth career at Watford and after making 14 appearances for the Hornets at senior level, he moved to Southend United, signing a permanent deal with the club in January, 2014.
It has to be noted that he played for the likes of Brentford, Wycombe Wanderers and Barnet on loan as well before joining the Shakers. Adam Thompson has a short loan spell at Bradford City in the 2017/2018 season, but he made no more than nine appearances for the Bantams. Despite being born in England, Adam Thompson decided to represent Northern Ireland in international matches.
He made his debut with the Northern Ireland national team on February 9, 2011, coming from the bench in a 3-0 loss to Scotland. His main position is centre-back, but he is capable of producing fine showings at right-back as well.
Highlighted Team (Doncaster):
Based in Doncaster, South Yorkshire, Doncaster Rovers are an English football club that compete in the League One. Keepmoat Stadium is the club’s home ground. The venue was opened on August 3, 2007 and it can hold up to 15,231 spectators.
Doncaster Rovers footballers wear white shirts with red stripes and white shorts when playing on home soil, whereas the club’s away colours are dark blue and red. Speaking of the Rovers’ history, the club was established back in 1879 by Alber Jenkins, who worked as a fitter at Doncaster’s Great Northern Railway.
Doncaster Rovers shared the spoils with Rawmarsh in their first ever game. The likes of Rotherham United, Barnsley, Grimsby Town and Scuntorpe United are considered the club’s main rivals. Over the years Doncaster fans have developed a rivalry with Plymout Argule as there have been fireworks in their games. Donny Dog, that wears a red and white jersey, is the club’s mascot.