Rovers tip for big drop

Charity trek: Mark Wilson
Charity trek: Mark Wilson
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DONCASTER Rovers have been installed as the bookies’ favourites to be relegated from the Championship next season.

Rovers, who finished fourth-bottom last season - their worst placing since being promoted via the play-offs three years ago - are quoted 13-8 to go down by Corals.

Expected to have the lowest average gate next season following Scunthorpe’s relegation, Rovers are quoted 100-1 to win the Championship and 40-1 to be be promoted, either automatically or via the play-offs.

South Yorkshire rivals Barnsley and Crystal Palace, who finished just above Rovers, are also 100-1 to win the division and 40-1 to be promoted.

They are both at slightly longer odds to be relegated with Palace 7-4 and Barnsley 15-8

Peterborough are the least fancied side of those coming out of League One.

The Posh were promoted via the play offs at the weekend, and are 40-1 to win the division and 16-1 for promotion.

You can also get 9-4 on them returning to League One after just one season in the Championship.

Relegated sides Birmingham City and West Ham United head the markets for promotion.

Birmingham are 6-1 to win the Championship and as short as 13-8 for promotion.

West Ham are 13-2 for the title and 13-8 for promotion.

Southampton are the shortest priced side coming up from League One.

The Saints are 16-1 to win the division and 5-1 for promotion.

Three of Rovers Inca Trekkers will make their last public appearance before jetting off to the Andes on Sunday at Armthorpe Community Centre tomorrow.

Tomorrow midfield star Mark Wilson aided by Rovers Media Manager Steve Uttley and Participation Manager Liam Scully along with Donny Dog will join sponsor Linda Monks of Butlers Garage, to walk a Toddler Trek from 9.30am with around 25 children from the Armthorpe Community Play Group.