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RUFC - Head-to-Head v Rochdale

The last time we met in a League fixture at Millmoor was just over 8 years ago in September 1999.
This game ended up in Dale's first League victory here in 23 attempts dating back to 1931.
3,568 fans saw Graeme Atkinson's 90th minute winner take all 3 points as Rotherham stuttered on our way to promotion from Division 3 that season.
Rotherham finished the day in 12th position, while Rochdale lay in 3rd.
Former Miller, Mark Monington played for the opposition in this game

Rotherham Team
........................
1. Pollitt
2. Varty
3. Watson
4. Dillon
5. Wilsterman
6. Garner
7. Berry
8. Thompson
9. Fortune-West
10 Scott
11 Turner
Subs
Martindale
Warne

The last Millers League victory over Rochdale at Millmoor was 15 years ago on April 11th 1992.
A goal either side of the break from the 2 Shaun's, Goater and Goodwin left the Millers in 4th place and promotion from Division 4 was just 3 weeks away.
5,086 fans saw this game in which Manager Phil Henson was presented with his Manager of the Month award for our 6 straight wins in March.

Rotherham Team
.........................
1. Mercer
2. Russell
3. Hutchings
4. Richardson
5. Johnson
6. Law
7. Goodwin
8. Barrick
9. Goater
10 Howard
11 Hazel

Prior to this, goals have certainly been the order of the day at Millmoor as Rotherham have put 4 past Rochdale on 4 occasions, 5 goals 4 times, 6 goals once and a 7-1 victory on the opening day of the 1938-1939 season.

The most disappointing result must surely have been the game on June 7th 1947.
Rotherham took on Rochdale in the final home game of the season needing to win to make it 21 home wins out of 21 that season, equalling the record set by Brentford in 1929-1930.
Despite taking the lead twice, Rochdale finished up holding the Millers to a 3-3 draw.

Total Records v Rochdale

Home....P 31 W 19 D 7 L 5 GOALS 83-36
Away....P 31 W 11 D 6 L 14 GOALS 39-45
Cups....P 4 W 2 D 1 L 1 GOALS 9-5
Totals..P 66 W 32 D 14 L 20 GOALS 131-86
League Results
English Division Three
26.02.2000 Rochdale 0-1 Rotherham Utd
18.09.1999 Rotherham Utd 0-1 Rochdale
10.04.1999 Rochdale 0-0 Rotherham Utd
20.10.1998 Rotherham Utd 2-2 Rochdale
25.04.1998 Rotherham Utd 2-2 Rochdale
25.10.1997 Rochdale 0-1 Rotherham Utd
English Division Four (old)
11.04.1992 Rotherham Utd 2-0 Rochdale
17.09.1991 Rochdale 1-1 Rotherham Utd
14.01.1989 Rotherham Utd 3-1 Rochdale
03.09.1988 Rochdale 0-2 Rotherham Utd
19.04.1975 Rotherham Utd 3-1 Rochdale
12.10.1974 Rochdale 1-2 Rotherham Utd
English Division Three (Old)
07.04.1973 Rochdale 0-1 Rotherham Utd
02.12.1972 Rotherham Utd 0-0 Rochdale
22.04.1972 Rotherham Utd 5-1 Rochdale
04.12.1971 Rochdale 2-1 Rotherham Utd
24.04.1971 Rochdale 4-3 Rotherham Utd
19.09.1970 Rotherham Utd 5-1 Rochdale
14.04.1970 Rotherham Utd 3-1 Rochdale
15.09.1969 Rochdale 4-2 Rotherham Utd
English Division Three (North)
07.04.1951 Rotherham Utd 3-0 Rochdale
18.11.1950 Rochdale 0-2 Rotherham Utd
01.04.1950 Rochdale 1-0 Rotherham Utd
12.11.1949 Rotherham Utd 4-3 Rochdale
12.03.1949 Rochdale 2-0 Rotherham Utd
16.10.1948 Rotherham Utd 3-1 Rochdale
03.04.1948 Rochdale 1-0 Rotherham Utd
15.11.1947 Rotherham Utd 4-1 Rochdale
07.06.1947 Rotherham Utd 3-3 Rochdale
19.04.1947 Rochdale 1-1 Rotherham Utd
24.12.1938 Rochdale 0-1 Rotherham Utd
27.08.1938 Rotherham Utd 7-1 Rochdale
12.02.1938 Rotherham Utd 1-0 Rochdale
02.10.1937 Rochdale 2-0 Rotherham Utd
24.04.1937 Rochdale 1-0 Rotherham Utd
19.12.1936 Rotherham Utd 1-1 Rochdale
07.03.1936 Rotherham Utd 6-0 Rochdale
02.11.1935 Rochdale 1-1 Rotherham Utd
02.02.1935 Rochdale 1-3 Rotherham Utd
22.09.1934 Rotherham Utd 4-0 Rochdale
10.03.1934 Rotherham Utd 4-0 Rochdale
28.10.1933 Rochdale 0-2 Rotherham Utd
18.02.1933 Rochdale 2-2 Rotherham Utd
08.10.1932 Rotherham Utd 2-0 Rochdale
07.05.1932 Rochdale 1-4 Rotherham Utd
31.08.1931 Rotherham Utd 5-0 Rochdale
14.02.1931 Rotherham Utd 1-3 Rochdale
11.10.1930 Rochdale 6-1 Rotherham Utd
25.01.1930 Rotherham Utd 0-4 Rochdale
21.09.1929 Rochdale 1-2 Rotherham Utd
04.05.1929 Rotherham Utd 5-0 Rochdale
22.12.1928 Rochdale 2-1 Rotherham Utd
28.02.1928 Rochdale 2-1 Rotherham Utd
17.09.1927 Rotherham Utd 3-1 Rochdale
11.12.1926 Rotherham Utd 1-1 Rochdale
20.11.1926 Rochdale 2-1 Rotherham Utd
02.11.1925 Rotherham Utd 0-4 Rochdale
08.09.1925 Rochdale 2-2 Rotherham Utd
07.02.1925 Rochdale 4-1 Rotherham Utd
04.10.1924 Rotherham Utd 1-3 Rochdale
13.10.1923 Rochdale 1-0 Rotherham Utd
06.10.1923 Rotherham Utd 0-0 Rochdale

Cup Results
English FA Cup
15.12.1998 r2r Rotherham Utd 4-0 Rochdale
05.12.1998 r2 Rochdale 0-0 Rotherham Utd
11.11.1995 r1 Rochdale 5-3 Rotherham Utd
English League Cup
23.09.1964 r2 Rotherham Utd 2-0 Rochdale




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Writer: ZIPADEEDOODAH Mail feedback, articles or suggestions

Date:Thursday December 6 2007

Time: 3:25PM

Your Comments

I can't believe it's 15 years since we last beat Rochdale at home!
herringthorpe
that will be a distant memory after saturday when we thrash em
miller4life
Hammered them in Cup since then though Caz....and we have only played them 3 times in the League in the last 15 years.
zipadeedoodah
 

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