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RUFC - Head-to-Head v Wycombe



Rotherham United welcome Wycombe Wanderers to Don Valley this Saturday, here's a look at the history of this fixture.

The Millers will be looking to continue a 5 game unbeaten home run against Wycombe since the first meeting in 1995.

Last time out came earlier this year on January 19th.
Rotherham were in 2nd place, while Wycombe sat in the last play-off place.
The Millers took a 14th minute lead as Stephen Brogan hammered in a stunning free-kick.
However, 11 minutes after the break, Scott McGleish hit his 16th goal of the season when his looping cross found it's way over the head of Rotherham keeper Andy Warrington and into the net for the equaliser.
The season's highest home gate of the season, 6,709, saw the Millers consolidate 2nd spot, 7 points behind leaders MK Dons, and Wycombe leapfrog Morecambe into 6th.

Teams
ROTHERHAM UNITED

1 Warrington
5 Sharps
25 Mills
12 Joseph
11 Brogan
6 Coughlan
4 Harrison
10 Hudson
20 Taylor
15 O'Grady
9 Holmes
Substitutes
32 O'Donnell
16 Yates
29 Ross
2 Tonge
17 Newsham


WYCOMBE WANDERERS
34 Fielding
7 McCracken
18 Woodman
20 Johnson
22 Torres
4 Martin
35 Doherty
10 Bloomfield
15 Holt
17 McGleish
16 Sutton
Substitutes
36 Douglas
25 Stockley
11 Bullock
31 Boucaud
9 Knight (Doherty 72)


The first ever meeting of the 2 sides came on 14th January 1995 at Millmoor.
Wycombe were fresh into the Football League the previous season and looked well placed for a 3rd succesive promotion as they sat in 4th position in Division 2 on the morning of the match, while Rotherham were struggling back in 17th place.
Wycombe, who included former England striker Cyrille Regis in their team, stood just 1 point behind Huddersfield in 2nd, but a Steve Brown own goal in the first half and a strike from Millers striker Andy Hayward after the break gave Rotherham all 3 points.
The result saw the Millers climb to 15th place while Wycombe dropped back to 6th in front of 3,537 fans.

Teams
ROTHERHAM UNITED

1. Clarke
2. Wilder
3. Smith
4. Richardson
5. Monington
6. Breckin
7. Hayward
8. McGlashan
9. Davison
10. Goater
11. Roscoe
Sub. Varadi


WYCOMBE WANDERERS
1. Hyde
2. Cousins
3. Brown
4. Crossley
5. Evans
6. Ryan
7. Carroll
8. Bell
9. Regis
10. Garner
11. Thompson
Sub. Stapleton
Sub. Langford


TOTAL RECORD
HOME
....P 5 W 3 D 2 L 0 GOALS 6-2
AWAY....P 5 W 1 D 1 L 3 GOALS 4-8
TOTAL...P 10 W 4 D 3 L 3 GOALS 10-10

English League Two
16.02.2008 Wycombe Wanderers 1-0 Rotherham United
19.01.2008 Rotherham United 1-1 Wycombe Wanderers

English Division Two
20.03.2001 Wycombe Wanderers 0-1 Rotherham United
16.09.2000 Rotherham United 1-0 Wycombe Wanderers
18.01.1997 Rotherham United 2-1 Wycombe Wanderers
01.10.1996 Wycombe Wanderers 4-2 Rotherham United
16.04.1996 Wycombe Wanderers 1-1 Rotherham United
23.03.1996 Rotherham United 0-0 Wycombe Wanderers
18.02.1995 Wycombe Wanderers 2-0 Rotherham United
14.01.1995 Rotherham United 2-0 Wycombe Wanderers


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Date:Wednesday October 29 2008

Time: 7:40PM

 

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