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April 6th in Millers history

April 6th in Millers history

The Millers have managed 5 wins on April 6th over the years, but the last victory was back in 1965.
A 3-0 win over Leyton Orient 42 years back was the last success on this date despite playing 7 games since.
John Halliwell, Keith Pring and Brian Tiler found the Orient goal that day in front of 6,795 at Millmoor.

Last time out on April 6th saw Rotherham lose 2-1 at home to Crystal Palace in 2004.
Neil Shipperley put The Eagles 2-0 up after 11 and 27 minutes and despite a 85th minute goal by Michael Proctor, Palace held on for victory.
This defeat left Rotherham just 4 points clear of relegation with 6 games of the season remaining.

11 years ago, Millmoor staged a Wembley rehearsal as Rotherham played Shrewsbury Town.
8 days later the two sides would meet again at The Twin Towers, as they would battle out the Auto Windscreen Shield Final.
In the league encounter Shrewsbury scored a second half equaliser as the sides shared four goals.
The two Shauns, Goater and Goodwin got Rotherham's share, while Steve Anthrobus and Ian Stevens replied for the visitors.


1926 D3N Walsall H W 4-1
1929 D3N Barrow H W 2-1
1931 D3N Carlisle United H W 1-0
1935 D3N Accrington Stanley H W 2-0
1953 DIV2 Leicester City H D 0-0
1957 DIV2 Huddersfield Town A L 0-1
1963 DIV2 Huddersfield Town A L 0-1
1965 DIV2 Leyton Orient H W 3-0
1968 DIV2 Middlesbrough H L 0-1
1974 DIV4 Torquay United A L 0-3
1976 DIV3 Peterborough United H D 1-1
1985 DIV3 Swansea City H L 0-1
1993 LD2 Fulham H D 1-1
1996 LD2 Shrewsbury Town H D 2-2
2004 LD1 Crystal Palace H L 1-2


Played 15,
Won 5,
Drawn 4,
Lost 6,
For 17,
Against 15



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Date:Friday April 6 2007
Time: 7:12AM

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Shipperley....A real thorn in our side over the years
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06/04/2007 11:55:00
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