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3rd April in Millers history

April 3rd is another day where The Millers have a slight advantage over the years, with 7 wins,4 draws and 6 defeats from the 17 games played.

Last time out on April 3rd was in 2004 and a very uneventful goalless draw at Crewe.

Previous to that was the only victory by the Millers in the last 6 games on this date.
This happened in 1999 at Feethams, the former home of Darlington.
Leo Fortune-West gave Rotherham the lead on 6 minutes, but was pegged back after 73 by Darlington's Marco Gabbiadini.
However, just 5 minutes later Andy Roscoe scored what proved to be the winning goal and The Millers moved up to 6th place in Division 3.

A year earlier and it was Rotherham on the wrong end of a 2-1 scoreline as Colchester United beat us on a Friday night at Layer Road.
Aaron Skelton put The U'S into a 11th minute lead, but Gary Martindale replied immediately with the equaliser on 12.
The score remained at 1-1 until the 55th minute when Mark Sale scored Colchester's winner.
In the Colchester defence that day was a 19 year-old loanee from Leicester called Guy Branston.


1926 D3N Wigan Borough H W 1-0
1931 D3N Carlisle United A W 2-1
1937 D3N Mansfield Town H W 4-1
1948 D3N Rochdale A L 0-1
1954 DIV2 Brentford H D 1-1
1956 DIV2 Middlesbrough H W 2-1
1961 DIV2 Derby County A L 0-3
1962 DIV2 Middlesbrough H L 0-1
1965 DIV2 Southampton H L 1-3
1971 DIV3 Brighton & Hove A H W 2-0
1972 DIV3 Mansfield Town H W 3-1
1976 DIV3 Brighton & Hove A H D 1-1
1990 DIV3 Bristol City H L 1-2
1993 LD2 Leyton Orient H D 1-1
1998 LD3 Colchester United A L 1-2
1999 LD3 Darlington A W 2-1
2004 LD1 Crewe Alexandra A D 0-0


Played 17,
Won 7,
Drawn 4,
Lost 6,
For 22,
Against 20




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The Journalist

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Date:Tuesday April 3 2007

Time: 6:24AM

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A great win at Darlo.....it shut big gob Gabbiadini up anyway.
zipadeedoodah
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03/04/2007 06:52:00

And that's a big occasion in itself!
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03/04/2007 08:42:00

 

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