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March 26th, in Millers history

March 26th, in Millers history

March 26th is another ay which hasn't been too kind for the Millers over the years, with just 4 wins and 2 draws coming in 14 games.

Last time out on this day was in 1996.
Rotherham losing 2-0 at Brunton Park, Carlisle.
This game came exactly a fortnight after our historic win there in the Auto Windscreen Shield Northern final which saw us reach Wembley.
The Cumbrians goalscorers were Gary Bennett and Steve Hayward.

Our last win on March 26th came 2 years previous in 1994.
A Shaun Goater double gave us maximum points in a 2-1 win at Blackpool.
Neil Mitchell grabbed Blackpool's consolation.

The highest victories were 3-0 on 2 occasions.
In 1951 and a win over Carlisle at Millmoor, goals coming from Jack Shaw (2) and Jack Grainger.
In 1985 the scoreline repeated against Reading at Millmoor, goals from Alan Birch, Willie Raynes and Mike Trusson.

1927 D3N Stockport County H L 1-2
1937 D3N New Brighton A L 0-4
1938 D3N New Brighton H L 1-2
1948 D3N Tranmere Rovers H W 2-0
1949 D3N Chester A D 1-1
1951 D3N Carlisle United H W 3-0
1960 DIV2 Brighton & Hove A A D 0-0
1983 DIV2 Carlisle United H L 1-2
1985 DIV3 Reading H W 3-0
1988 DIV3 Bristol City A L 0-2
1991 DIV3 Wigan Athletic A L 0-2
1994 LD2 Blackpool A W 2-1
1996 LD2 Carlisle United A L 0-2


Played 13,
Won 4,
Drawn 2,
Lost 7,
For 14,
Against 18


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Date:Monday March 26 2007
Time: 5:40PM

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