Date:Tuesday December 14 2010
Rotherham United travelled to Turf Moor on this day eight years ago when both clubs were in the Championship, and for the second time during the 2002/3 season, scored six goals on their travels.
The Millers were oozing with confidence after beating Ipswich at Millmoor the week before and, straight from the kick-off Alan Lee had a header that went just wide. The first goal came on eleven minutes when a John Mullin corner found the head of Lee and the tall striker headed home. Lee then had two more chances to further the Millers lead before Mullin drilled the ball into the net from six yards out. With the home side stunned Mullin struck again with a fine shot, this time from twenty-five yards out. The Millers were playing some lovely passing football and even though Burnley made two changes at the start of the second half Rotherham never really looked like conceding. On the hour mark, Nick Daws sent Andy Monkhouse down the left and he pulled the ball back for Lee who put the ball in the back of the net with his left foot. This was the cue for the disgruntled home fans to start to make their way home although, seven minutes later, Robbie Blake went past Daws and got the ball to Steve Davis and he slotted it past Mike Pollitt into the back of the net to make it four-one. Davis got a second ten minutes later and Pollitt brought off a great save from Blake followed by another one from the head of Davis. But it was time for the Millers to show their supremacy again when Darren Byfield, on for Richie Barker received the ball from a Sedgwick throw and got the Millers fifth of the afternoon. Pollitt was called into action again when he pulled off another brilliant save from Alan Moore before Byfield got his second and the Millers sixth of the day in the final minute.
This result took the Millers to eighth in the Championship.
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Date:Tuesday December 14 2010
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