Vital Football

Latest Rotherham United News

April 27th in Millers history

April 27th in Millers history

April 27th has been another poor day for the Millers as we have won just 4 and drawn 5 from 15 games.
Last time out was a Sunday tea-time kick off as we bore witness to Portsmouth clinching the League one trophy at Fratton Park on April 27th 2003.
Champions elect Portsmouth lead twice early on, but we pegged them back both times with goals from Branston and Swailes.
But Todorov scored his second (merson got the other from penalty spot) on the stroke of half time and it stayed 3-2, to spark celebrations all around the famous old ground.

You have to go back 33 years to the Millers last victory on April 27th.
This came courtesy of a 2-1 win over Mansfield Town at Millmoor.
The Stags lead through Mike Laverick, but a Sandy Pate own goal levelled matters as we went into half time at 1-1.
A Trevor Phillips goal in the second half gave the Millers both points.
This was the third win running on April 27th, following two 1-0 victories over Bury, both at Gigg Lane.
Firstly in 1965, thanks to a John Hellawell winner.
Then in 1971 as Carl Gilbert scored the only goal.
The only other Millers victory was in 1963 as goals from Ian Butler, Ken Houghton plus an own goal helped Rotherham to a 3-1 win.



1929 D3N New Brighton A D 0-0
1931 D3N Hull City H D 1-1
1935 D3N Crewe Alexandra A D 0-0
1936 D3N Crewe Alexandra A L 1-4
1957 DIV2 Port Vale A L 1-2
1963 DIV2 Newcastle United H W 3-1
1964 DIV2 Southampton A L 1-6
1965 DIV2 Bury A W 1-0
1971 DIV3 Bury A W 1-0
1974 DIV4 Mansfield Town H W 2-1
1985 DIV3 Walsall H L 0-1
1991 DIV3 Bolton Wanderers H D 2-2
1996 LD2 Bristol City A L 3-4
1999 LD3 Barnet H D 1-1
2003 LD1 Portsmouth A L 2-3

Played 15,
Won 4,
Drawn 5,
Lost 6,
For 19,
Against 26



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

Writer:
Date:Friday April 27 2007
Time: 7:46AM

Best of Vital Network

Vital Boxing - Mike Towell – RIP

Vital Boxing - Tyson Fury Will Be Back!

Comments

0
EXCELLENT FIRST HALFS ENTERTAINMENT AT FRATTON PARK IN 2003. WE DIDN'T DISGRACE OURSELVES AGAINST THE CHAMPIONS.
zipadeedoodah
27/04/2007 08:01:00
0
It doesn't seem 33 years since that Trev Phillips goal against Mansfield - I must be getting old!
herringthorpe
27/04/2007 08:31:00
Page 1/1
  1. 1

Login to post a comment

Recent Rotherham United Articles

Millers v Magpies Preview

Rotherham United welcome Newcastle United for their first trip to the New York Stadium which is going to be played out in front of a bumper crowd.

The Millers go into this game in bottom spot a

RUFC - Two Millers Picked For Young Lions Squad

Izzy and Dael picked for England squad

RUFC - Black Named In 'Football For Sale' Investigation

Former Millers coach in corruption claim

RUFC - Ball 'Tuesday Was Our Best Away Performance'

Defender pleased with his performance on Tuesday night

Archived Vital Rotherham Articles

Vital Rotherham articles from

Site Journalists

Herringthorpe
Editor email
Profile
baldtobeamiller
no email
Profile

Current Poll (see more polls)

Five games in October for the Millers - how many will you be going too?
Suggested By:
All of them30%
A mixture of home and away games14%
Just the home games35%
Haven't decided21%

League Table

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

Recent Rotherham United  Results (view all)

Rotherham United  Fixtures (view all)

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
Nov 5 2016 3:00PM : Preston North End (H)
Sky Bet Championship

Vital Members League Table

RankNamePoints
1.herringthorpe15
2.Tony Kidding14
3.nearlyataff11
4.mvmiller5
5.miller4life4