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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

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Date:Monday April 23 2007

Time: 12:27PM

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John Pearson was an inspiration for us that year, and nearly kept us up with his goals.
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