Thornton blow for Rovers
By Peter ORourke
Last Updated: 01/01/70 1:00am
Doncaster star Sean Thornton faces a spell on the sidelines through injury.Doncaster star Sean Thornton faces a spell on the sidelines through injury.
The Irishman has been forced to undergo an operation on an ankle injury.
It means Thornton is likely to be out of action for up to a month.
Rovers boss Dave Penney admitted it was a major blow to lose the former Sunderland ace.
"It's a shame but we need to clear up the niggly injury to allow him to play to the level we know he can," said Penney.