Vital Football

Latest Rotherham United News

Head 2 Head, Millers v Gills

Head 2 Head, Millers v Gills

Gillingham have the lions share of victories in this fixture over the years with 18 wins to 13.
At Millmoor we obviously have the upper hand with 10 wins and 7 draws from 22 games.

Last time out at Millmoor was on September 10th 2005.
Following an excellent 4-0 League win over Blackpool in the previous home match, we produed another outstanding performance and came away with a comfortable 3-0 victory over the Gills.
Paul McLaren, Deon Burton and Matin Butler all netted second half goals to lift Rotherham into 5th place in League One.

Gillingham's last victory here came in March 2005, as goals from Michael Flynn, Mamady Sidibe and Darius Henderson were enough to beat The Millers who had equalised early in the second half through Martin Butler.
Both sides were relegated from The Championship that season.

Probably the most famous game against The Gills came in October 2002.
Millmoor and it's fans were rocked to hear before the game that it was to be manager Ronnie Moore's last in charge and he was due to become George Burley's successor at Ipswich Town.
After the 1-1 draw, (The match that day was almost irrelevant) Moore came on the pitch, invaded by now by hundreds of fans begging him to stay, to apparently say his 'Goodbyes', only to discover that the call from Ipswich was all an hoax.
A lot of Millers fans put this day down as the beginning of the end for Ronnie Moore at Millmoor and things were never quite the same here again.

Apart from the 2005 3-0 win, Rotherham have only matched that winning margin once before against Gillingham.
This was on Saturday 28th April 1984, as goals from Alan Birch 2 and Tony Simmons saw the Millers begin a end of season run-in of 5 wins in 6 games to ease off fears from relegation to Division 4.


Record..
At Millmoor
P. 22 W 10 D 7 L 5 GOALS 29-18
At Priestfield
P. 23 W 3 D 7 L 13 GOALS 18-37

Totals
P. 45 W 13 D 14 L 18 GOALS 47-55




League Results
League One
25.11.2006 Gillingham 1-0 Rotherham Utd
28.01.2006 Gillingham 1-1 Rotherham Utd
10.09.2005 Rotherham Utd 3-0 Gillingham
League Championship
05.03.2005 Rotherham Utd 1-3 Gillingham
18.12.2004 Gillingham 3-1 Rotherham Utd
English Division One
20.03.2004 Gillingham 2-0 Rotherham Utd
27.09.2003 Rotherham Utd 1-1 Gillingham
15.03.2003 Gillingham 1-1 Rotherham Utd
12.10.2002 Rotherham Utd 1-1 Gillingham
26.02.2002 Rotherham Utd 3-2 Gillingham
22.09.2001 Gillingham 2-1 Rotherham Utd
Division Two
25.03.1997 Rotherham Utd 1-2 Gillingham
21.09.1996 Gillingham 3-1 Rotherham Utd
Division Four
15.02.1992 Gillingham 5-1 Rotherham Utd
14.12.1991 Rotherham Utd 1-1 Gillingham
Division Three
02.05.1988 Gillingham 0-2 Rotherham Utd
12.12.1987 Rotherham Utd 1-2 Gillingham
03.02.1987 Gillingham 1-0 Rotherham Utd
06.09.1986 Rotherham Utd 0-1 Gillingham
04.04.1986 Gillingham 3-0 Rotherham Utd
06.11.1985 Rotherham Utd 1-1 Gillingham
13.04.1985 Rotherham Utd 1-0 Gillingham
10.11.1984 Gillingham 2-1 Rotherham Utd
28.04.1984 Rotherham Utd 3-0 Gillingham
26.11.1983 Gillingham 4-2 Rotherham Utd
03.01.1981 Gillingham 0-0 Rotherham Utd
18.10.1980 Rotherham Utd 2-0 Gillingham
26.04.1980 Gillingham 0-1 Rotherham Utd
08.12.1979 Rotherham Utd 2-1 Gillingham
27.03.1979 Rotherham Utd 1-1 Gillingham
19.08.1978 Gillingham 0-0 Rotherham Utd
04.03.1978 Rotherham Utd 2-0 Gillingham
08.10.1977 Gillingham 2-1 Rotherham Utd
07.05.1977 Rotherham Utd 1-0 Gillingham
04.12.1976 Gillingham 1-2 Rotherham Utd
24.02.1976 Rotherham Utd 2-0 Gillingham
23.09.1975 Gillingham 0-0 Rotherham Utd
Division Four
03.10.1973 Gillingham 1-1 Rotherham Utd
18.09.1973 Rotherham Utd 1-1 Gillingham
Division Three
27.03.1971 Gillingham 2-1 Rotherham Utd
05.09.1970 Rotherham Utd 0-0 Gillingham
10.01.1970 Gillingham 1-1 Rotherham Utd
20.09.1969 Rotherham Utd 0-1 Gillingham
09.10.1968 Gillingham 2-0 Rotherham Utd
27.08.1968 Rotherham Utd 1-0 Gillingham


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

Writer:
Date:Monday April 2 2007
Time: 1:10PM

Comments

0
Ive still got a pic somewhere of me and 1884 on the pitch cheering for Ronnie.....if i find it ill put it up.
zipadeedoodah
02/04/2007 13:26:00
0
Was that cheering for him to stop or for him to go, Zip???
herringthorpe
02/04/2007 17:43:00
0
lets hope we can recreate the winning streak against them another 3-0 will diddly do for me so come on millers lets show em what we are made of UP THE MILLERS
miller4life
03/04/2007 17:32:00
Page 1/1
  1. 1

Login to post a comment

Recent Rotherham United Articles

RUFC - Narrow Loss For Millers Reserves

Grimsby take title with win over Rotherham Reserves

RUFC - Semi 'Next Year Will Be A Whole Lot Different'

Millers 'new' boy happy to be stopping

RUFC - Semi Signs Three Year Deal

Millers make Ajayi permanent deal

Premier League Free Agents 2017

As the summer nears and contracts come to an end, should the club have an interest in any of the following free transfers from Premier League oppositions?

Archived Vital Rotherham Articles

Vital Rotherham articles from

Site Journalists

Herringthorpe
Editor email
Profile
baldtobeamiller
no email
Profile

Current Poll (see more polls)

Who Will Send Us Down
Suggested By:
Fulham79%
The Owls - live on TV9%
Wigan 2%
Birmingham3%
Reading0%
Ipswich2%
Preston0%
We'll hang on until the last game (Derby)5%

League Table

# Team P W D L Pts. GD
1 Newcastle 38 24 6 8 78 38
2 Brighton 38 23 8 7 77 30
3 Huddersfield 37 22 5 10 71 4
4 Leeds Utd 38 21 6 11 69 16
5 Reading 38 20 7 11 67 2
6 Sheff Wed 38 18 8 12 62 9
7 Fulham 38 16 13 9 61 19
8 Norwich 38 16 9 13 57 9
9 Preston 38 15 12 11 57 6
10 Derby County 38 14 11 13 53 3
11 Barnsley 38 14 9 15 51 0
12 Aston Villa 38 13 12 13 51 0
13 Cardiff 38 14 9 15 51 -1
14 Brentford 38 14 8 16 50 3
15 Q.P.R. 38 14 8 16 50 -5
16 Wolves 37 12 9 16 45 -2
17 Ipswich 38 10 15 13 45 -9
18 Birmingham 38 11 12 15 45 -16
19 Bristol City 38 11 8 19 41 -3
20 Forest 38 11 8 19 41 -11
21 Burton 38 10 11 17 41 -14
22 Blackburn 38 9 13 16 40 -11
23 Wigan 38 8 10 20 34 -13
24 Rotherham 38 4 5 29 17 -54
Write for Vital Football
Latest F1 News
Latest Vital Boxing News
The Vital Football Members League

Recent Rotherham United  Results (view all)

Rotherham United  Fixtures (view all)

Apr 1 2017 3:00PM : Fulham (H)
Sky Bet Championship
Apr 4 2017 7:45PM : Sheffield Wednesday (H)
Sky Bet Championship
Apr 8 2017 3:00PM : Wigan Athletic (a)
Sky Bet Championship
Apr 14 2017 3:00PM : Birmingham City (H)
Sky Bet Championship
Apr 17 2017 3:00PM : Reading (a)
Sky Bet Championship
Apr 22 2017 3:00PM : Ipswich Town (H)
Sky Bet Championship

Vital Members League Table

RankNamePoints
1.herringthorpe406
2.sixpence255
3.mos6036
4.Marky7920
5.Millie Miller19
6.axholme19
7.miller4life17
8.nogginthenog14
9.mvmiller10
10.Chris Maiden4
Vital Football Comment