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

RUFC - Stubbs Wants New Scouting System

Millers advertise for Head of Recruitment

RUFC - Pay On The Day At Huddersfield

Millers fans can pay on the gate tonight

Millers v Terriers Preview

Rotherham United make the short journey to the St John's Stadium this evening to take on Huddersfield Town who are currently in second place in the Championship.

The Millers dropped into the b

RUFC - This Time Last Year

One year ago today . . . .

Archived Vital Rotherham Articles

Vital Rotherham articles from

Site Journalists

Herringthorpe
Editor email
Profile
baldtobeamiller
no email
Profile

Current Poll (see more polls)

Two Games Left In September - How Many Points Will The Millers Get?
Suggested By:
Six points2%
Four Points5%
Three Points14%
Two Points2%
One Point14%
Let's Talk About Something Else!63%

League Table

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

Recent Rotherham United  Results (view all)

Rotherham United  Fixtures (view all)

Sep 27 2016 7:45PM : Huddersfield Town (a)
Sky Bet Championship
Oct 1 2016 3:00PM : Newcastle United (H)
Sky Bet Championship
Oct 15 2016 3:00PM : Norwich City (a)
Sky Bet Championship
Oct 18 2016 7:45PM : Birmingham City (a)
Sky Bet Championship
Oct 22 2016 3:00PM : Reading (H)
Sky Bet Championship
Oct 29 2016 3:00PM : Ipswich Town (a)
Sky Bet Championship

Vital Members League Table

RankNamePoints
1.herringthorpe454
2.sixpence200
3.Tony Kidding103
4.nearlyataff33
5.Marky7928
6.Millie Miller28
7.mos6025
8.mvmiller23
9.axholme22
10.miller4life17