All posts tagged with: James Coppinger

Doncaster v Blackpool: positive starts

The path these clubs have trodden over the last half a decade are almost symmetrical. Since meeting on the opening day of the 13/14 Championship season, both clubs then suffered relegation from this division in 15/16 but returned at the first attempt. They look stronger for the experience. Blackpool performed well at big boys Bradford… Read more →

League One Season Preview 2017-18

The last League One season saw Sheffield United secure the title, ending their six-year Championship exile as Bolton Wanderers cut short their own. The award for most dramatic promotion however, went to Millwall. Their fate was decided by two 85th minute winners: one to take the last play-off place on the final day, the other… Read more →

Injury bad timing for Houghton

If Jordan Houghton could have picked the worst time in his career to suffer a long-term injury, it might well have been this season. The Chelsea loanee has been excellent for Doncaster Rovers who, despite four winless games, look best-placed to clinch the League Two title. In a more circumspect midfield role than James Coppinger, Tommy Rowe… Read more →