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Head to Head Posh v Millers

Goals should be expected at London Road on Saturday, if recent meetings are anything to go by.
22 goals have been scored in the last 5 meetings at Peterboroughs ground so look forward to a few more in this FA Cup tie.

The last meeting was on the final day of the season in May 2001 when The newly promoted Millers 'surrended' the division 2 title to Millwall.
Luke Mckenzie opened the scoring for Posh after 11 minutes, but Rotherham fought straight back and Paul Warne equalised just 5 minutes later.
That was how the game finished, but Millwall's 5-0 victory over Oldham meant the silverware was on its way to South East London.
But that didnt stop the travelling Millers, who filled the large away end, from celebrating like champions.

The other famous game there was the Boxing Day drubbing of The Posh in 1999.
Rotherham arrived at Peterborough with a much depleted squad after a flu epidemic swept through Millmoor.
Even Manager Ronnie Moore was confined to his sick bed.
The players who stepped in didn't let anybody down as they swept to a famous 5-0 victory, with goals from Hudson, Warne (2), Thompson and Fortune-West.

Rotherham have a pretty good history at Peterborough with 5 wins and 3 draws out of 13 league games.

The total record is....

Millmoor P 13 W 4 D 8 L 1 GOALS 21-11
London r P 13 W 5 D 3 L 5 GOALS 23-18

The 2 clubs have only met once before in any of the Cup competitions and that day Peterborough came out on top with a 1-0 FA Cup 3rd round win at Millmoor in January 1970.
Jimmy Hall scoring the games only goal for Posh.

League Results

Division Two
05.05.2001 Peterborough Utd 1-1 Rotherham Utd
25.11.2000 Rotherham Utd 3-0 Peterborough Utd

Division Three
25.03.2000 Rotherham Utd 1-1 Peterborough Utd
26.12.1999 Peterborough Utd 0-5 Rotherham Utd
20.03.1999 Rotherham Utd 2-2 Peterborough Utd
31.10.1998 Peterborough Utd 2-4 Rotherham Utd
31.01.1998 Peterborough Utd 1-0 Rotherham Utd
13.09.1997 Rotherham Utd 2-2 Peterborough Utd

Division Two
30.11.1996 Peterborough Utd 6-2 Rotherham Utd
26.10.1996 Rotherham Utd 2-0 Peterborough Utd
16.12.1995 Peterborough Utd 1-0 Rotherham Utd
30.09.1995 Rotherham Utd 5-1 Peterborough Utd
04.03.1995 Rotherham Utd 0-0 Peterborough Utd
24.09.1994 Peterborough Utd 2-2 Rotherham Utd

Division Four
04.04.1989 Rotherham Utd 1-1 Peterborough Utd
07.01.1989 Peterborough Utd 0-3 Rotherham Utd

Division Three
01.05.1979 Rotherham Utd 1-1 Peterborough Utd
16.04.1979 Peterborough Utd 1-1 Rotherham Utd
08.04.1978 Peterborough Utd 1-0 Rotherham Utd
12.11.1977 Rotherham Utd 0-1 Peterborough Utd
22.01.1977 Rotherham Utd 0-0 Peterborough Utd
21.08.1976 Peterborough Utd 0-2 Rotherham Utd
06.04.1976 Rotherham Utd 1-1 Peterborough Utd
27.09.1975 Peterborough Utd 1-3 Rotherham Utd

Division Four
11.05.1974 Rotherham Utd 3-1 Peterborough Utd
25.03.1974 Peterborough Utd 2-0 Rotherham Utd



Cup Results
English FA Cup
03.01.1970 r3 Rotherham Utd 0-1 Peterborough Utd






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Date:Monday November 6 2006

Time: 12:29PM

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Come on Millers were due a good cup run.
zipadeedoodah
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06/11/2006 12:32:00

Come on you can do even the stats say we can and agreed zip we are due a good cup run
miller4life
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06/11/2006 17:06:00

A repeat of Boxing Day 1999, will do for me, but we won't chant 'Barry Fry out' this time.
rybel_b
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06/11/2006 17:37:00

I had horrendous toothache that day Bez, but how quick a 5-0 away win can take away the pain.
zipadeedoodah
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06/11/2006 18:01:00

a good cup run would be great
Mexbro miller
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06/11/2006 18:50:00

A good cup run for the much needed revenue,but please not Chelsea away in the quarter finals!!!!
eebbee
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07/11/2006 12:54:00

We'll get you a satnav eebbee!
rybel_b
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07/11/2006 13:44:00

a great article and match stats from the past... very interesting.. wishing you well as a good cup run woul dhopefully generate some much needed cash and pr that may lead to some long term investment................
ernshaw
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09/11/2006 11:28:00

 

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