Vital Football

Latest Rotherham United News

Millers v Rovers

Millers v Rovers

Millers v Doncaster Rovers

Sean O'Driscoll brings his Championship side, Doncaster Rovers, tomorrow for a South Yorkshire pre-season friendly.

The last time the clubs met was in the 2006/07 season when both teams were in League One. The game at Millmoor ended in a stalemate but Rovers won the game four months later at The Keepmoat Stadium 3-2. Richie Partridge put the Millers in front on ten minutes only for Paul Heffernan to equalise for the home side two minutes later. After half-time Graeme Lee and Heffernan gave Rovers a 3-1 lead with Martin Woods getting the visitors second goal twenty minutes from time.

The last time the Millers beat their local rivals was at Millmoor in December 2005 when Lee Williamson got the only goal of the game on the ninetieth minute and Rovers had Heffernan sent off.

In League and Cup competitions, The Millers have won forty games, Doncaster twenty-three and there have been twenty-one draws between the sides.

The game at Don Valley will be Rovers first public pre-season outing against a 'full-time' club and it could be that ex Miller, Martin Woods will play while ex Rovers favourite, Andy Warrington, should get some time in goal for the Millers. It's also possible that ex Manchester United player, Quentin Fortune could be in the Rovers squad as could trialist, from Barrow, Jason Walker.

The game is tomorrow, Saturday, 25 July with a 3.00pm kick-off. Prices are Adults - £10 and Concessions - £5 - there are no free Under 8's for friendly games.



For the very latest League Two odds

Click here to join in the debate on the club forum.

Writer:Herringthorpe
Date:Friday July 24 2009
Time: 1:11PM

Comments

0
I will be very disappointed if Andy Warrington doesn't get the fantastic reception he will deserve from Rovers fans.
dazza71
24/07/2009 13:56:00
0
I'm sure he will, dazza.
herringthorpe
24/07/2009 15:41:00
Page 1/1
  1. 1

Login to post a comment

Recent Rotherham United Articles

RUFC - Chairman Says No Hurry To Fetch In Manager

Tony Stewart thinks Warney is 'loving' the job

RUFC - Good News On The Injury Front

Millers could have three injured players back

RUFC - Head-to-Head v Brentford

A few facts and figures of previous games between the Millers and the Bees

RUFC - Stubbs 'I Know I'm A Good Manager'

Former Manager says he daren't take prospective players to training ground

Archived Vital Rotherham Articles

Vital Rotherham articles from

Site Journalists

Herringthorpe
Editor email
Profile
baldtobeamiller
no email
Profile

Current Poll (see more polls)

Our next two games are away from home. How many points can we get?
Suggested By:
Six11%
Four4%
Three13%
Two1%
One9%
None62%

League Table

# Team P W D L Pts. GD
1 Newcastle 32 22 3 7 69 37
2 Brighton 32 20 8 4 68 28
3 Huddersfield 32 20 4 8 64 8
4 Reading 33 18 6 9 60 5
5 Leeds Utd 33 18 4 11 58 11
6 Sheff Wed 33 17 7 9 58 10
7 Fulham 32 14 10 8 52 17
8 Norwich 33 15 6 12 51 11
9 Barnsley 33 14 7 12 49 4
10 Preston 33 13 10 10 49 4
11 Derby County 32 13 9 10 48 7
12 Cardiff 33 13 6 14 45 -2
13 Ipswich 33 10 11 12 41 -7
14 Brentford 32 11 7 14 40 0
15 Q.P.R. 33 11 7 15 40 -10
16 Birmingham 33 10 10 13 40 -14
17 Aston Villa 32 8 12 12 36 -8
18 Forest 33 10 6 17 36 -12
19 Wolves 31 9 8 14 35 -4
20 Burton 33 9 8 16 35 -13
21 Bristol City 32 9 5 18 32 -6
22 Wigan 33 7 9 17 30 -10
23 Blackburn 31 7 8 16 29 -13
24 Rotherham 33 4 5 24 17 -43
Vital Football Comment
Latest F1 News
Latest Vital Boxing News
Write for Vital Football

Recent Rotherham United  Results (view all)

Rotherham United  Fixtures (view all)

Feb 25 2017 3:00PM : Brentford (a)
Sky Bet Championship
Mar 4 2017 3:00PM : Aston Villa (H)
Sky Bet Championship
Mar 7 2017 7:45PM : Brighton & Hove Albion (H)
Sky Bet Championship
Mar 11 2017 3:00PM : Wolverhampton Wanderers (a)
Sky Bet Championship
Mar 18 2017 3:00PM : Queens Park Rangers (a)
Sky Bet Championship
Apr 1 2017 3:00PM : Fulham (H)
Sky Bet Championship

Vital Members League Table

RankNamePoints
1.herringthorpe305
2.sixpence179
3.Millie Miller26
4.axholme23
5.mos6018
6.mvmiller13
7.nogginthenog13
8.miller4life13
9.Marky7913
10.Chris Maiden4
The Vital Football Members League