Vital Football

Latest Rotherham United News

April 23rd in Millers history

April 23rd in Millers history

St George may have slayed a Dragon on April 23rd, but last time out on this day in 2005, The Millers failed to slay the Wolves.
2 goals from Scottish International Kenny Miller after 55 and 90 minutes put paid to the already relegated Millers.
25,177 fans were present at Molineux that afternoon.

Prior to that, Rotherham had won their last three outings on April 23rd.
Last win was on a Tuesday night in 1996 against Stockport County at Millmoor.
A Shaun Goater penalty and a second from Andy Hayward gave The Millers a 2-0 victory in front of 6,920 fans.
The gate was more than double the season's average of 3,413 because this was our first home game after winning the Auto Windscreens Shield at Wembley just 9 days previously.
The Shield was paraded around the ground pre-match for fans to get a closer look at the silverware.

Before that was a 1-0 win over Hull City again at Millmoor in 1994.
Imre Varadi scoring the only goal for Rotherham's 4th succssive home victory.

The first win in our 3 game winning run on this day was back in 1991 at Field Mill, Mansfield.
The Stags Steve Wilkinson gave Mansfield a first half lead, before John Pearson, with his 5th and final goal of his loan spell, and Clive Mendonca scored the goals to give Rotherham all 3 points and keep alive our chances of Division 3 survival that season.

1927 D3N Durham City H W 3-1
1932 D3N Gateshead H W 2-1
1938 D3N Port Vale H W 3-2
1949 D3N Stockport County A W 1-0
1955 DIV2 Plymouth Argyle H W 2-0
1956 DIV2 Leeds United H L 0-2
1959 DIV2 Ipswich Town H L 1-2
1960 DIV2 Aston Villa A L 0-3
1962 DIV2 Sunderland A L 0-4
1973 DIV3 Oldham Athletic H L 2-3
1975 DIV4 Reading A D 1-1
1977 DIV3 Swindon Town H D 1-1
1979 DIV3 Brentford A L 0-1
1983 DIV2 Derby County H D 1-1
1984 DIV3 Hull City A L 0-5
1985 DIV3 Brentford A L 0-3
1988 DIV3 Notts. County A L 0-4
1991 DIV3 Mansfield Town A W 2-1
1994 LD2 Hull City H W 1-0
1996 LD2 Stockport County H W 2-0
2005 CHMP Wolverhampton Wanderers A L 0-2

Played 21,
Won 8,
Drawn 3,
Lost 10,
For 22,
Against 37




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

Writer:
Date:Monday April 23 2007
Time: 12:27PM

Comments

0
John Pearson was an inspiration for us that year, and nearly kept us up with his goals.
zipadeedoodah
23/04/2007 12:32:00
Page 1/1
  1. 1

Login to post a comment

Recent Rotherham United Articles

500,000+ Season Tickets Sold In 2016/17

More than 500,000 Season Tickets were sold in the Football League pyramid for the 2016/17 season.

RUFC - Warne Call To Fans 'Get Behind The Lads'

'It's amazing when fans are on your side,' says Caretaker Boss

RUFC - Price 'If I Have To Play I'll Be Ready'

Millers 'keeper not phased by having to replace Camp

RUFC - Warney - This Could Be Millers Cup Final

Millers Caretaker Boss trying to make sure players are happy in training

Archived Vital Rotherham Articles

Vital Rotherham articles from

Site Journalists

Herringthorpe
Editor email
Profile
baldtobeamiller
no email
Profile

Current Poll (see more polls)

Who Would You Like As Next Rotherham Manager
Suggested By:
Ronnie Moore15%
Tony Mowbray5%
The Neville Brothers2%
Stevie Gerard5%
Keith Hill17%
Kevin Blackwell51%
Other5%

League Table

# Team P W D L Pts. GD
1 Newcastle 18 13 1 4 40 22
2 Brighton 18 11 5 2 38 17
3 Reading 18 10 4 4 34 6
4 Birmingham 18 8 7 3 31 5
5 Leeds Utd 18 9 2 7 29 1
6 Huddersfield 18 9 2 7 29 -3
7 Sheff Wed 18 8 4 6 28 0
8 Norwich 18 8 3 7 27 -1
9 Derby County 18 7 5 6 26 3
10 Fulham 18 6 7 5 25 4
11 Aston Villa 18 5 10 3 25 3
12 Preston 18 7 4 7 25 2
13 Bristol City 18 7 3 8 24 2
14 Ipswich 18 6 6 6 24 0
15 Q.P.R. 19 6 5 8 23 -8
16 Brentford 18 6 4 8 22 3
17 Forest 18 6 4 8 22 0
18 Barnsley 18 6 4 8 22 0
19 Wolves 19 5 6 8 21 -3
20 Burton 18 4 7 7 19 -5
21 Blackburn 18 5 4 9 19 -7
22 Wigan 18 4 6 8 18 -4
23 Cardiff 18 5 3 10 18 -12
24 Rotherham 18 1 4 13 7 -25
Vital Football Comment
Latest F1 News
Latest Vital Boxing News
Write for Vital Football

Recent Rotherham United  Results (view all)

Rotherham United  Fixtures (view all)

Dec 3 2016 3:00PM : Burton Albion (a)
Sky Bet Championship
Dec 10 2016 3:00PM : Queens Park Rangers (H)
Sky Bet Championship
Dec 13 2016 7:45PM : Fulham (a)
Sky Bet Championship
Dec 17 2016 3:00PM : Sheffield Wednesday (a)
Sky Bet Championship
Dec 26 2016 3:00PM : Wigan Athletic (H)
Sky Bet Championship
Dec 29 2016 7:45PM : Burton Albion (H)
Sky Bet Championship

Vital Members League Table

RankNamePoints
1.herringthorpe31
2.sixpence16
3.Marky7916
4.mos6012
5.nogginthenog1
The Vital Football Members League