Vital Football

Latest Rotherham United News

RUFC - It's FA Cup Weekend!

RUFC - It's FA Cup Weekend!

Rotherham United play their first FA Cup game in Rotherham since November 2007, which probably would be best forgotten!

The game was a replay when Forest Green arrived at Millmoor after the Millers had drawn two-all in the original game at the New Lawn. The non-league side beat the Millers three-nil and were given a standing ovation by the Millers fans at Millmoor.

The last 'home' FA Cup game the Millers were in was at Don Valley against York City. The game ended nil-nil with the Minstermen winning the replay at Bootham Crescent three-nil.

Last season the Millers' exploits in the FA Cup came to a halt in Round Two. In Round One non-league Barrow gave the Millers a scare at Holker Street by taking a sixteenth minute lead with a goal from Paul Rutherford. Lewis Grabban equalised on eighty-two minutes and with it looking like there would be a replay at Don Valley the Millers were given a bit of a lucky penalty six minutes later when Paul Smith was deemed to handle the ball in the area. After Phil Bolland threw the ball at Grabban and was booked for dissent, the Millers striker calmly placed the ball on the spot and scored the penalty to give the Millers an away tie with Shrewsbury Town. The Millers went into the lead with a Grabban penalty three minutes from half-time at Greenhous Meadow. Marcus Marshall was shown a second yellow on the stroke of half-time and three minutes into the second half Ian Sharps equalised for the Shrews. With eight minutes to go Johnny Mullins was adjudged to have brought down Marvin Morgan in the area and Nicky Wroe scored the spot-kick to send the Millers out of the FA Cup.





Join The Vital Debate

Don`t forget, you can also catch Vital Rotherham on Facebook and Twitter!

Vital Rotherham on: facebook

Vital Rotherham on: twitter



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

Writer:Herringthorpe
Date:Wednesday October 31 2012
Time: 9:16AM

Login to post a comment

Recent Rotherham United Articles

RUFC - Blackstock Has 'Clear The Air Talks' with Club

Chairman says striker can make a difference

RUFC - Warne 'Three Bids For Ward Have Been Rejected'

Warney says even if there had been a £2m bid for striker it wouldn't be enough

RUFC - Injury Update

Millers hopeful on Ward but Broadfoot major doubt

RUFC - O'Donnell 'Perfect Move For Me'

Millers latest signing pleased to be back with Millers

Archived Vital Rotherham Articles

Vital Rotherham articles from

Site Journalists

Herringthorpe
Editor email
Profile
baldtobeamiller
no email
Profile

Current Poll (see more polls)

How Many Players Will We Bring In During The January Window
Suggested By:
One18%
Two30%
Three43%
Four2%
Five or more7%

League Table

# Team P W D L Pts. GD
1 Newcastle 26 18 1 7 55 29
2 Brighton 25 16 6 3 54 23
3 Leeds Utd 26 15 3 8 48 11
4 Reading 25 14 4 7 46 3
5 Huddersfield 26 14 4 8 46 0
6 Sheff Wed 26 13 6 7 45 6
7 Derby County 26 11 7 8 40 5
8 Fulham 25 10 9 6 39 13
9 Preston 26 11 6 9 39 3
10 Barnsley 26 11 5 10 38 4
11 Norwich 26 11 4 11 37 3
12 Birmingham 26 9 9 8 36 -5
13 Aston Villa 26 8 11 7 35 1
14 Ipswich 26 9 7 10 34 -3
15 Brentford 26 9 6 11 33 0
16 Wolves 26 8 8 10 32 -1
17 Q.P.R. 26 9 5 12 32 -11
18 Cardiff 25 8 6 11 30 -10
19 Bristol City 26 8 3 15 27 -3
20 Forest 26 7 6 13 27 -8
21 Burton 26 6 7 13 25 -10
22 Blackburn 26 6 6 14 24 -12
23 Wigan 26 5 7 14 22 -9
24 Rotherham 26 4 4 18 16 -29
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)

Jan 21 2017 3:00PM : Newcastle United (a)
Sky Bet Championship
Jan 28 2017 3:00PM : Barnsley (H)
Sky Bet Championship
Jan 31 2017 7:45PM : Nottingham Forest (a)
Sky Bet Championship
Feb 4 2017 3:00PM : Bristol City (a)
Sky Bet Championship
Feb 11 2017 3:00PM : Blackburn Rovers (H)
Sky Bet Championship
Feb 14 2017 7:45PM : Huddersfield Town (H)
Sky Bet Championship

Vital Members League Table

RankNamePoints
1.herringthorpe292
2.sixpence197
3.mos6052
4.Millie Miller18
5.axholme17
6.nogginthenog11
7.mvmiller11
8.miller4life9
9.swanleygill6
10.Marky795
The Vital Football Members League