Vital Football

Latest Rotherham United News

April 24th in Millers history

April 24th in Millers history

Just 1 defeat in the last 7 games on April 24th over recent years, but a poor record overall.

Last time out was 3 years ago and an action packed draw at Coventry City.
The game saw a Shaun Barker goal dis-allowed and Mike Pollitt saving a penalty from former Millers trialist Gary McSheffrey.
Andy Morrell opened the scoring for the Sky Blues after 56 minutes, but the Millers grabbed a vital point on 75 through Martin Butler.

The last victory came in the promotion season of 2000-01.
A pivotal game that season in our quest for promotion to League one came at Kenilworth Road, Luton.
On a quagmire of a pitch, 1,800 travelling Millers saw Mark Robins beat the offside trap after 76 minutes to pick up a pass from Stewart Talbot, Robbo' slid the ball across the face of the goal for Chris Sedgewick to hit the only goal of the game at the far post.
The Millers fans went wild, as did Hatter's manager Joe Kinnear who was sent off for protesting and had to suffer the walk of shame past the Rotherham fans packed into the away end.
Luton were relegated and Rotherham were set up for one of Millmoor's all time great games 4 days later v Brentford.

Other recent wins on April 24th came in 2000 as a 2-0 Millmoor win over Cheltenham set up another promotion head to head for the Millers at Hartlepool.
Darren Garner (11 mins) and Jason White (83) scored the goals which beat Cheltenham.

Also a 2-1 win at Brighton in 1993 gave Rotherham their first win in 8 and severly dampened Brighton's play-off hopes.
Second half goals coming from Albion's Kurt Nogan, with Chris Wilder (Penalty) and Des Hazel settling the match for The Millers.

1926 D3N Lincoln City A W 3-0
1937 D3N Rochdale A L 0-1
1948 D3N Lincoln City H L 0-2
1954 DIV2 Derby County A D 1-1
1962 DIV2 Sunderland H L 0-3
1965 DIV2 Cardiff City A L 2-3
1971 DIV3 Rochdale A L 3-4
1976 DIV3 Hereford United A L 2-3
1982 DIV2 Luton Town H D 2-2
1990 DIV3 Reading H D 1-1
1993 LD2 Brighton & Hove A A W 2-1
1999 LD3 Torquay United A L 0-2
2000 LD3 Cheltenham Town H W 2-0
2001 LD2 Luton Town A W 1-0
2004 LD1 Coventry City A D 1-1

Played 15,
Won 4,
Drawn 4,
Lost 7,
For 20,
Against 24



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

Writer:
Date:Tuesday April 24 2007
Time: 2:00PM

Comments

0
The original date for the Luton game was February 3rd but it was called of early Saturday morning (we got to junction 29 when we heard the announcement, so we were cheesed off but it could've been worse). However if it wasn't for that postponement we would never have had the fantastic day at Luton in April. Funny how things work out.
zipadeedoodah
24/04/2007 14:19:00
Page 1/1
  1. 1

Login to post a comment

Recent Rotherham United Articles

RUFC - View From The Opposition - Brentford

Dean Smith's thoughts on Saturday's game

RUFC - Forde 'We Can Be Proud Of Our Performance'

Millers winger happy to get his first league goal for the club

Stats: Brentford v Rotherham United

All the stats from Brentford (4) vs (2) Rotherham United, Griffin Park, 25 February 2017 3.00pm Att: 9,918 (408 Millers)

RUFC - Warney 'We Deserved A Draw'

Warney says Millers had better chances in second half

Archived Vital Rotherham Articles

Vital Rotherham articles from

Site Journalists

Herringthorpe
Editor email
Profile
baldtobeamiller
no email
Profile

Current Poll (see more polls)

Two Home Games. How Many Points Can The Millers Get?
Suggested By:
None58%
One18%
Two0%
Three12%
Four12%
Six0%

League Table

# Team P W D L Pts. GD
1 Brighton 33 21 8 4 71 31
2 Newcastle 33 22 4 7 70 37
3 Huddersfield 33 20 5 8 65 8
4 Leeds Utd 34 19 4 11 61 12
5 Reading 34 18 6 10 60 2
6 Sheff Wed 34 17 7 10 58 9
7 Fulham 33 14 11 8 53 17
8 Norwich 34 15 7 12 52 11
9 Preston 34 14 10 10 52 5
10 Barnsley 34 14 8 12 50 4
11 Derby County 33 13 9 11 48 6
12 Cardiff 34 13 7 14 46 -2
13 Brentford 33 12 7 14 43 2
14 Birmingham 34 11 10 13 43 -13
15 Ipswich 34 10 12 12 42 -7
16 Q.P.R. 34 11 7 16 40 -11
17 Aston Villa 33 9 12 12 39 -7
18 Forest 34 10 7 17 37 -12
19 Burton 34 9 9 16 36 -13
20 Wolves 32 9 8 15 35 -5
21 Bristol City 33 9 6 18 33 -6
22 Wigan 34 7 10 17 31 -10
23 Blackburn 32 7 9 16 30 -13
24 Rotherham 34 4 5 25 17 -45
Write for Vital Football
Latest F1 News
Latest Vital Boxing News
The Vital Football Members League

Recent Rotherham United  Results (view all)

Rotherham United  Fixtures (view all)

Mar 4 2017 3:00PM : Aston Villa (H)
Sky Bet Championship
Mar 7 2017 7:45PM : Brighton & Hove Albion (H)
Sky Bet Championship
Mar 11 2017 3:00PM : Wolverhampton Wanderers (a)
Sky Bet Championship
Mar 18 2017 3:00PM : Queens Park Rangers (a)
Sky Bet Championship
Apr 1 2017 3:00PM : Fulham (H)
Sky Bet Championship
Apr 4 2017 7:45PM : Sheffield Wednesday (H)
Sky Bet Championship

Vital Members League Table

RankNamePoints
1.herringthorpe342
2.sixpence198
3.Millie Miller26
4.mos6024
5.axholme23
6.miller4life19
7.Marky7917
8.nogginthenog16
9.mvmiller13
10.Chris Maiden5
Vital Football Comment