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RUFC - Next Seasons Opponents - Part 3

RUFC - Next Seasons Opponents - Part 3

Rotherham United start next season in League One - so let's have a look at some of the teams we will be facing next season

Preston North End - The Millers and the Lilywhites have met forty-four times in the league the last time being when both were in the Championship in the 2004/5 season where North End won both games. All in all the Millers have won seventeen league games between the two with North End winning twelve times.

Preston ended the season in fourteenth place last season

The Millers will travel 95 miles to Deepdale next season

Sheffield United - The Millers take on neighbours Sheffield United for the first time in the league since the 2004/5 season when the Blades won at Bramall Lane and it finished a two-all draw at Millmoor. The Millers and Blades have met twenty-eight times in the league in the past with the Blades winning sixteen times to the Millers six.

Sheffield United finished fifth in League One and they played Yeovil Town in the semi-final play-off. Taking a one-nil lead into the second leg the Blades lost two-nil in the away leg leaving them in League One for another season.

The shortest journey for the Millers this season which sees them travel just seven miles to Bramall Lane - just a short bus ride away!

Shrewsbury Town - The Millers and the Shrews last met just two seasons ago in the league with the Shrews winning at home and the game at Don Valley being a draw. Of the fifty-two times the teams have met in the league in the past Shrewsbury have won twenty-five games to the Millers fourteen. Shrewsbury were promoted at the end of the season.

Shrewsbury finished sixteenth last season with fifty-five points.

The Millers will travel 110 miles to the New Meadow next season

The Millers will travel 118 miles to the Stadium mk next season (but the lovely seats make it all worth it!)

Stevenage - The only time that the Millers and the Boro' have met in the league was in the 2010/11 season in League Two. The game at Don Valley was a one-all draw while Stevenage won at Broadhall Way.

Stevenage finished in eighteenth place last season

The Millers will travel 136 miles to Broadhall Way next season

Swindon Town - The Millers and the Robins met two years ago in League Two with Town winning both games. The teams have met twenty-eight times in the past with Swindon winning eighteen times to the Millers six.

Swindon finished in the final play-off place last season and after two draws with Brentford the Robins finally lost five-four on penalties.

The Millers will travel 169 miles to the County Ground next season

Tranmere Rovers - The Millers and Rovers have met sixty-six times in the past with the Millers winning twenty-eight times to the Rovers twenty-three. The last time the teams met was in League One in the 2006/7 season with both teams winning their home games by two goals to one.

After a good start which saw Tranmere in the top two for the first six months of the season they finished, what I'm sure their fans will think is a disappointing eleventh

The Millers will travel 91 miles to Prenton Park next season

Walsall - The Millers and the Saddlers have met seventy times in the league in the past. The teams have been pretty even although the Millers have won thirty times to Walsall's twenty-eight wins. The last time the two met was in League One in the 2005/6 season when the Saddlers won both games.

The Saddlers finished in ninth place with sixty-eight points last season which was six points behind the final play-off place.

The Millers will travel 79 miles when they visit the Bescot Stadium next season

Wolverhampton Wanderers - The last time that the Millers and Wolves met in the League was in the 2004/5 season when both were in the Championship when Wolves won both games. The teams have met twenty-four times in the league in the past with Wolves wining twelve times to the Millers six.

Although it went to the last game of the season before Wolves were relegated from the Championship they were all but down two games before that.

When the Millers go to play at Molineux they will travel eighty-five miles

Thanks to Zipadeedoodah for working out the mileage!

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Date:Thursday June 6 2013
Time: 9:00AM

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