Vital Football

Latest Rotherham United News

Posh too much for Millers

Peterborough
3 - 1
Rotherham

London Road

29January 7.45pm

Attendance: 5,152

Referee:

The Millers run of nine away games unbeaten came to an end as Peterborough took their chances and defeated the Millers by three goals to one tonight at London Road.

The visitors had the first effort when a Pablo Mills shot just cleared the crossbar with George Boyd dragging a shot just wide minutes later for the home side and Craig Mackail-Smith saw his shot go into the side netting. Posh, already ravaged by injuries had to make three substitutions in the first forty-five minutes and one of the subs, Dean Keates had a shot at goal but saw Graham Coughlan cut it out at the near post. Then some truly awful defending by the Millers let Mclean in but Sharps was on hand to clear the ball away before the home side took the lead. A few moments of head tennis in the penalty area led to Charlie Lee getting his eighth goal of the campaign when his shot from twenty-two yards out went past Andy Warrington. The Millers came straight back and from a corner Mark Hudson saw his shot skin the crossbar. Mackail-Smith had a shot for the home side and for the visitors Stephen Brogan just failed to get on the end of a Chris O'Grady pass while Derek Holmes had a shot that went wide of the target.

The second half started with Ryan Taylor being denied a goal by Joe Lewis and Mark Hudson firing wide from twenty yards out. Andy Warrington made a superb save from Mackail-Smith before Posh had a penalty appeal turned down for a tug on Gnakpa. In the home goal, Lewis made a finger tip save from Jamie Yates, on for Derek Holmes, who never seemed to get going in the game and the Millers were starting to get into their stride when the sucker-punch of a second goal by top scorer Aaron Mclean went in. Ryan Taylor then got a consolation goal for Rotherham from a good cross from O'Grady before, six minutes into time added on, Mackail-Smith got Darren Fergusson's team the third goal and three points.

Too many of the Millers team looked lacklustre tonight and lacked composure and the ability of being able to string two passes together seemed to have left them. Let's hope this was a blip and that we put it behind us and get three points at home to Hereford on Saturday.

Star Player

For his goal, RYAN TAYLOR


Writer:Herringthorpe
Date:Wednesday January 30 2008
Time: 1:15AM

Best of Vital Network

Vital Boxing - Staged or Real?

Login to post a comment

Site Journalists

Herringthorpe
Editor email
Profile
baldtobeamiller
no email
Profile

Current Poll (see more polls)

Who Would You Like As Next Rotherham Manager
Suggested By:
Ronnie Moore26%
Tony Mowbray2%
The Neville Brothers4%
Stevie Gerard5%
Keith Hill7%
Kevin Blackwell30%
Other26%

League Table

# Team P W D L Pts. GD
1 Newcastle 19 13 1 5 40 21
2 Brighton 19 11 6 2 39 17
3 Reading 19 10 4 5 34 1
4 Leeds Utd 19 10 2 7 32 3
5 Birmingham 19 8 7 4 31 2
6 Sheff Wed 19 9 4 6 31 1
7 Norwich 19 9 3 7 30 4
8 Huddersfield 19 9 3 7 30 -3
9 Derby County 19 8 5 6 29 4
10 Fulham 19 7 7 5 28 9
11 Bristol City 19 8 3 8 27 4
12 Barnsley 19 7 4 8 25 3
13 Forest 19 7 4 8 25 1
14 Preston 19 7 4 8 25 1
15 Aston Villa 19 5 10 4 25 1
16 Ipswich 19 6 6 7 24 -2
17 Q.P.R. 19 6 5 8 23 -8
18 Brentford 19 6 4 9 22 -2
19 Burton 19 5 7 7 22 -4
20 Wolves 19 5 6 8 21 -3
21 Blackburn 19 5 5 9 20 -7
22 Cardiff 19 5 4 10 19 -12
23 Wigan 19 4 6 9 18 -5
24 Rotherham 19 1 4 14 7 -26
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)

Dec 10 2016 3:00PM : Queens Park Rangers (H)
Sky Bet Championship
Dec 13 2016 7:45PM : Fulham (a)
Sky Bet Championship
Dec 17 2016 3:00PM : Sheffield Wednesday (a)
Sky Bet Championship
Dec 26 2016 3:00PM : Wigan Athletic (H)
Sky Bet Championship
Dec 29 2016 7:45PM : Burton Albion (H)
Sky Bet Championship
Jan 2 2017 3:00PM : Leeds United (a)
Sky Bet Championship

Vital Members League Table

RankNamePoints
1.herringthorpe114
2.sixpence53
3.Marky7925
4.mos6014
5.mvmiller6
6.miller4life5
7.Millie Miller5
8.axholme4
9.nogginthenog3
Vital Football Comment