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RUFC - Owls reaction to Cup draw

Rotherham United will play local rivals Sheffield Wednesday in the first round of the Carling Cup sometime during the week commencing August 13th.

Rotherham, coincidentally, were Wednesday's first ever League Cup opponents back in 1966 (the Millers won 1-0 at Hillsborough), and this will be the first meeting since New Years Day 2003 with the Millers wanting to forget the score that day!

After today's draw, Lee Bullen, Owls defender and captain, told the Sheffield Wednesday Official Site, 'It's great to get a derby game so early in the season and it's excellent for the fans as there's no extra travelling to be done.'




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Writer: Herringthorpe  Mail feedback, articles or suggestions

Date:Wednesday June 13 2007

Time: 3:39PM

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It's certainly a fantastic draw for the Millers! A upset on the cards?
sandgroanun
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13/06/2007 15:41:00

Time will tell sandgroanun!
herringthorpe
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13/06/2007 15:52:00

at least he didn`t hint at it being an easy tie for them
Mexbro miller
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13/06/2007 16:38:00

 

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