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Doncaster Paper Review

5 September 2016

What the press made of the Donny victory

The Chronicle
James Jones grabbed a late winner to earn Crewe Alex a first home victory of the season on Saturday.
The midfielder bagged his first of the season in the 87th minute to clinch an important three-point haul at Gresty Road.
Ryan Lowe had given the hosts a first-half lead but a Tommy Rowe penalty levelled it up with eight minutes to go.
Rovers had dominated the second half and looked favourites to snatch it, but Zoumana Bakayogo crossed the Jones to stab in the settler.

The Sentinel
CREWE Alexandra picked up their first home win of the season thanks to James Jones' late winner.
Jones scored his first of the season, firing home from close range, with just three minutes left on the watch.
That goal came just four minutes after Crewe thought they had seen throw yet more points away as Tommy Rowe levelled from a controversial spot-kick with seven minutes to play.
Crewe had led in the 13th minute through Ryan Lowe's fourth of the season, but that was the start of what was a terrific afternoon's entertainment at Gresty Road.

Doncaster Free Press
Doncaster Rovers' four-game winning run came to an end at Crewe in agonising fashion. 
Crewe led against the run of play through Ryan Lowe's first half header. 
Tommy Rowe levelled from the spot in the 82nd minute after Rovers had threw the kitchen sink at their hosts, only for James Jones to then fire home a late winner for Crewe. 
The defeat - almost a carbon copy of how Rovers lost on the opening day at Accrington Stanley - left Darren Ferguson's men wondering how on earth they failed to win the game let alone draw it. 
Doncaster had 16 shots to Crewe's six, and the home side's goal led a charmed life at times. However, Rovers were again left to rue some poor defending for both goals.

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