Kilgallon signing proves we have ambition, a good board and management

IF it had not have been for a second half penalty, we certainly would have "kept the Wolves from the Draw".

Some people say the FA Cup has lost it's appeal, but Saturday's game had all the thrills and spills associated with this great competition.

It was just a pity only just over 8,500 were there to witness proceedings.

Wolves took the lead with a pearl of a 25 yard effort from Miljas, which beat Sully (Neil Sullivan) all ends up.

But Rovers' never-say-die attitude surfaced and our great double act up front came up trumps to put us 2-1 up going into the break.

Manager Sean O'Driscoll later described Billy Sharp's effort as probably his best ever goal that he has scored for Rovers.

His strike partner Hayts (James Hayter) chipped in with another great effort.

The second half, although it did not produce as much action in front of goal,still had its talking points.

Many Rovers' fans felt that Sam Hird got the ball not the man, but from our angle in the press box it looked a penalty all the way, which was later confirmed by Sean.

The penalty was tucked home by Hunt although Sully was not far off getting a hand to it.

More was to follow when Wolves' man-mountain left-back Elkobi went straight through the back of James Coppinger leaving both players spark out on the Keepmoat pitch.

Several minutes later and, after consultation with the assistant referee, the defender was shown a straight red card which incensed Wolves boss Mick McCarthy.

A draw was a fair result and it's all to play for in the replay at Molineux on Tuesday night.

It's back to league action tomorrow and we owe Reading, and their Matt Lucas look-alike manager Brian McDermott, one.

We were 3-1 up and were cruising to victory, before a couple of bad decisions saw us end up losing 4-3.

We welcome new loan signing Matt Killgallon to the fold - a move which has upset the Blades' fans again on their forums who are basically saying: why choose a little tin pot club like Rovers instead of their beloved team?

The truth is we have ambition and a great board, management team and players.

Once again prices have been reduced for the game and it is only 15 (maximum) for an adult to see Championship football.

So please get out of your armchairs and support the lads.

Buses to Wolves on Tuesday depart Retford at 3.45pm and pick up at Harworth 3.50, Bawtry-Rossington 4.00, Hare and Tortoise 4.05, Infirmary 4.15 and Keepmoat 4.30. There are still places available. Also, please book early for the game at Ipswich tomorrow week.

For any fans wanting to make a weekend of it when Rovers play Bristol City on April 2, the Supporters Club are running two coaches for the weekend (April 1-3) stopping in Weston Super Mare.

We still have 15 places left. The cost is 130 for two nights bed, breakfast and evening meal and trip to the game.For more details phone me on 07961-727769/ 01427-880154 or Len 01302-817347,

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