Date:Wednesday March 21 2007
March 21st in years gone by has been a very profitable day for Rotherham United, with just 1 defeat coming from 12 games.
The single defeat coming in 1953 at the hands of Nottm Forest.
Ronnie Burke, Jack Grainger and Gladstone Guest netting in a 4-3 loss a the City Ground.
Last time out on this day was in 2000, and a 58th minute goal from Darren Garner gave Rotherham all 3 points on this Tuesday night fixture.
This result gave The Millers top spot back in Division 3 from rivals Swansea, who could only muster a draw at home to 22nd placed Shrewsbury.
Best win on this day was 15 years ago at home to Scunthorpe United.
Bermudian Shaun Goater scored his first ever Millers Hat-trick while Jon Howard and Shaun Goodwin chipped in with a goal each.
This win left Rotherham in 4th place in Division 4 and promotion was just around the corner.
Another win on this day which helped The Millers towards promotion came in 1981.
A Rod Fern goal was enough to beat Chester at Sealand Road.
This left Rotherham in second place and was the first in 6 consecutive wins-all without conceding a goal-that took the Millers towards the 3rd Division Championship.
Finally, 2 local derby victories have been enjoyed on March 21st.
In 1969 a Lee Brogden goal saw The Millers win 1-0 at Oakwell, while 10 years earlier, Alan Kirkman scored the only goal of the game as Rotherham beat Sheffield Wednesday in front of 18,221 fans at a joyous Millmoor.
1931 D3N Darlington A D 2-2
1936 D3N Barrow H W 1-0
1953 DIV2 Nottingham Forest A L 3-4
1959 DIV2 Sheffield Wednesday H W 1-0
1961 LGEC Shrewsbury Town H W 3-2
1969 DIV3 Barnsley A W 1-0
1970 DIV3 Halifax Town H D 1-1
1981 DIV3 Chester A W 1-0
1987 DIV3 Notts. County H D 1-1
1992 DIV4 Scunthorpe United H W 5-0
1998 LD3 Scunthorpe United A D 1-1
2000 LD3 Leyton Orient A W 1-0
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