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Doncaster Rovers' Wembley dreams are over

Herbie Kane (in blue) battles for the ball Photo: Press Association

Doncaster Rovers have missed out on the play-off final at Wembley despite a spirited performance at Charlton.

Rovers staged a remarkable comeback after going 1-0 down in the first minute, and 3-1 on aggregate.

But goals from Tommy Rowe after 11 minutes, and then an Andy Buttler header with two minutes to go levelled the scores at 3-3 on aggregate, and took the game into extra time.

Rovers' manager Grant McCann Credit: Press Association

Doncaster then went ahead for the first time in the contest, when John Marquis nodded home in the 100th minute.

The lead lasted barely a minute before Darren Pratley equalised after a slip by the Rovers keeper Marko Marosi.

But in the penalty shoot-out, Tommy Rowe blazed wide to send Doncaster out, and Charlton to Wembley where they will met Sunderland for a place in the Championship.

Doncaster's Ben Whiteman (in blue) controls the ball Credit: Press Association