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RUFC - Head-to-Head v Cheltenham

RUFC - Head-to-Head v Cheltenham

Rotherham United go head-to-head with Cheltenham Town on Saturday for only the eighth time ever in the league.

The game in August at Don Valley was a ten-goal thriller. The visitors went ahead on four minutes from a Jeff Goulding goal with Adam Le Fondre getting an equaliser twelve minutes later. Wes Thomas put Town back in the lead on twenty-eight minutes and Sean Jeffers increasing that lead eight minutes later. Danny Harrison got another back for the Millers on forty-one minutes to make the score three-two to Town at half-time. Three minutes into the second half, Le Fondre equalised for the Millers and two minutes later he gave them a lead. Ryan Cresswell joined in and made it three goals in the first ten minutes of the second half for Rotherham and Alfie got his fourth on sixty-six minutes. In the last minute of the match, Keith Lowe scored for Town to make it six-four.

The first ever game between the two at Whaddon Road was in October 1999 and ended in a win for the Millers after a Steve Thompson penalty and a goal from Paul Warne put the Millers two up.

Teams that day

Cheltenham
Book
Duff
Freeman
Howarth
Victory
Devaney (Brough (McAuley))
Howells
Yates
Milton
Grayson
Watkins (Jackson)

Subs not used - Bloomer, Higgs

Millers
Pollitt
Varty
Wilsterman
Dillon
Watson
Thompson
Garner
Scott
Berry (Turner)
Fortune-West
Warne

Subs not used - Pettinger, Sedgwick, Martindale, Warner

League Games between Millers and Robins
League Two
21.08.2010 Rotherham 6-4 Cheltenham
17.04.2010 Rotherham 0-0 Cheltenham
19.09.2009 Cheltenham 1-1 Rotherham

League One
28.04.2007 Rotherham 2-4 Cheltenham
16.12.2006 Cheltenham 2-0 Rotherham

Division Three
24.04.2000 Rotherham 2-0 Cheltenham
02.10.1999 Cheltenham 0-2 Rotherham

Writer:Herringthorpe
Date:Thursday April 7 2011
Time: 8:59AM

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