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RUFC - Head to Head v Wrexham

Here is a look at the history of this fixture down the years.

The Millers won the last time out against the North Wales outfit back on February 20th 2001.
This win came right in the middle of a 5 game winning run (all at home) that set the Millers on the way to automatic promotion for the second year running.
Alan Lee scored on the stroke of half time with his 5th goal in 3 games, and his 10th since joining Rotherham from Burnley, primarily on-loan in September 2000.
Brian Wilsterman, the Suranese defender, added a second after 64 minutes to make the 3 points safe.
This win left Rotherham in 4th position just 4 points adrift of the 2nd automatic promotion spot, but with 3 games in hand.
Wrexham were left in 16th place.

Millers Team
1. Pettinger
2. Scott
3. Hurst
4. Garner
5. Artell
6. Wilsterman
7. Watson
8. Robins
9. Lee
10. Warne
11. Talbot
Subs
Bryan
Barker.R


Prior to this Wrexham took 7 points out of 9 from Millmoor with 2 wins and a draw, but these victories were their first dating back to 1949.
Steve Morris scoring the only goal of the game in May 1996 in the final game of the season.
The previous season saw the man Millers fans loved to hate, Gary Bennett, netting the only goal in April 1995.

If your looking for good omens, then look no further than a Millmoor win over Wrexham.
As stated, the win in 2001 came amidst a 5 game winning run.
The 3-0 victory in March 1992 was the first in a 6 game winning run which gave Phil Henson the Manager of the Month.
Tony Cunningham netting twice and Jon Howard making it 3.
The previous win in 1982 was the 7th in the record breaking 9 game run, which gave Emlyn Hughes the award.
Rod Fern and Ronnie Moore scoring in a 2-0 win.
Finally, the win prior to this in February 1977 was the first in a 5 game winning run, as an Alan Crawford penalty and a second from Trevor Phillips gave the Millers a 2-0 victory.

The highest win over the Robins at Millmoor came way back in November 1947, as goals from Armitage 2, McMahon 2, Guest and Ardron earned Rotherham a 6-0 win in front of 16,702 fans.

Total Record
Home...P 35 W 15 D 10 L 10 GOALS 62-42
Away...P 36 W 8 D 6 L 22 GOALS 40-73
Cups...P 3 W 1 D 0 2 GOALS 3-8
Total..P 74 W 24 D 16 L 34 GOALS 105-123

League Results
League Two
15.09.2007 Wrexham 0-1 Rotherham Utd

Division Two
20.02.2001 Rotherham Utd 2-0 Wrexham
12.09.2000 Wrexham 1-3 Rotherham Utd
08.04.1997 Wrexham 1-0 Rotherham Utd
22.02.1997 Rotherham Utd 0-0 Wrexham
04.05.1996 Rotherham Utd 0-1 Wrexham
18.11.1995 Wrexham 7-0 Rotherham Utd
22.04.1995 Rotherham Utd 0-1 Wrexham
14.03.1995 Wrexham 3-1 Rotherham Utd
17.12.1993 Rotherham Utd 2-1 Wrexham
14.08.1993 Wrexham 3-3 Rotherham Utd

Division Four
28.04.1992 Wrexham 0-3 Rotherham Utd
07.03.1992 Rotherham Utd 3-0 Wrexham
18.03.1989 Wrexham 1-4 Rotherham Utd
10.09.1988 Rotherham Utd 2-2 Wrexham

Division Two
15.05.1982 Wrexham 3-2 Rotherham Utd
23.02.1982 Rotherham Utd 2-0 Wrexham

Division Three
22.04.1978 Wrexham 7-1 Rotherham Utd
03.12.1977 Rotherham Utd 2-2 Wrexham
18.04.1977 Wrexham 2-1 Rotherham Utd
15.02.1977 Rotherham Utd 2-0 Wrexham
17.01.1976 Wrexham 3-0 Rotherham Utd
20.09.1975 Rotherham Utd 2-1 Wrexham
20.01.1973 Rotherham Utd 1-1 Wrexham
02.09.1972 Wrexham 1-0 Rotherham Utd
15.04.1972 Wrexham 0-0 Rotherham Utd
27.11.1971 Rotherham Utd 2-2 Wrexham
12.04.1971 Rotherham Utd 1-1 Wrexham
12.09.1970 Wrexham 1-1 Rotherham Utd

Division Three (North)
23.12.1950 Wrexham 0-0 Rotherham Utd
26.08.1950 Rotherham Utd 5-0 Wrexham
17.12.1949 Wrexham 0-1 Rotherham Utd
20.08.1949 Rotherham Utd 2-2 Wrexham
05.02.1949 Rotherham Utd 1-3 Wrexham
18.09.1948 Wrexham 0-4 Rotherham Utd
20.03.1948 Wrexham 1-3 Rotherham Utd
01.11.1947 Rotherham Utd 6-0 Wrexham
03.05.1947 Rotherham Utd 3-2 Wrexham
11.09.1946 Wrexham 1-1 Rotherham Utd
14.01.1939 Wrexham 2-0 Rotherham Utd
10.09.1938 Rotherham Utd 3-0 Wrexham
26.02.1938 Rotherham Utd 1-1 Wrexham
16.10.1937 Wrexham 2-0 Rotherham Utd
09.01.1937 Wrexham 4-2 Rotherham Utd
12.09.1936 Rotherham Utd 2-2 Wrexham
28.12.1935 Wrexham 2-0 Rotherham Utd
31.08.1935 Rotherham Utd 1-2 Wrexham
23.02.1935 Rotherham Utd 2-0 Wrexham
13.10.1934 Wrexham 0-1 Rotherham Utd
21.04.1934 Rotherham Utd 1-3 Wrexham
07.03.1934 Wrexham 4-0 Rotherham Utd
22.04.1933 Rotherham Utd 0-2 Wrexham
01.03.1933 Wrexham 5-1 Rotherham Utd
20.02.1932 Wrexham 1-0 Rotherham Utd
10.10.1931 Rotherham Utd 0-0 Wrexham
17.09.1930 Wrexham 3-2 Rotherham Utd
08.09.1930 Rotherham Utd 1-4 Wrexham
26.04.1930 Rotherham Utd 1-3 Wrexham
21.12.1929 Wrexham 1-0 Rotherham Utd
20.04.1929 Rotherham Utd 2-1 Wrexham
08.12.1928 Wrexham 2-0 Rotherham Utd
25.02.1928 Rotherham Utd 0-1 Wrexham
15.10.1927 Wrexham 3-2 Rotherham Utd
08.09.1926 Wrexham 3-0 Rotherham Utd
30.08.1926 Rotherham Utd 2-0 Wrexham
23.01.1926 Rotherham Utd 6-2 Wrexham
12.09.1925 Wrexham 2-2 Rotherham Utd
13.04.1925 Rotherham Cty 0-1 Wrexham
10.04.1925 Wrexham 3-1 Rotherham Cty
15.09.1923 Wrexham 1-0 Rotherham Cty
08.09.1923 Rotherham Cty 2-1 Wrexham

Cup Results
FA Cup
18.11.2000 r1 Wrexham 0-1 Rotherham Utd
03.12.1994 r2 Wrexham 5-2 Rotherham Utd
15.12.1973 r2 Wrexham 3-0 Rotherham Utd






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Date:Monday December 17 2007

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The first battle will be to get the pitch ready to play on. Then to rock the Robins.
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We really need this game to go ahead - though I can't see many travelling from Wales
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