Doncaster Rovers beat Hull City

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ROB Jones had a difficult start to his career at Doncaster Rovers tonight, but his new team still beat Hull City 3-1.

The former Sheffield Wednesday captain scored an own goal to give Hull a lead in their friendly at the Keepmoat stadium.

The score remained 0-1 at half time.

In the second half Rovers took their east Yorkshire neighbours to task, Martin Woods bringing his team level.

Dean Saunders’ men grabbed a deserved lead when former Luton man Amari Morgan Smith notched, following good work from Bennett and Hawley.

A Woods penalty turned a rainy evening into a joyous one for the home crowd.

Man of the match: Kyle Bennett.

Full Time: Doncaster Rovers 3 Hull City 1

TEAMS:

G. Woods, Quinn, Jones, Spurr, Husband, Cotterill, Stock, M. Woods, Bennett, Brown, Blake.

Subs: Maxted, Keegan, Syers, Wakefield, Hawley, Mullen, McCormick, Ball Coppinger

Hull City: Amos, Dudgeon, Dawson, McKenna, Bruce, Cooper, Stewart, Cainey, Proschwitz, Fotheringham, Aluko. Subs Simpson (63), McLean (64), Townsend (70), Jakupovic (76), Devitt (80), Callen (86).

*Read Steve Hossack’s assessment in Wednesday’s Star.