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RUFC - Head-to-Head v Exeter City
The Millers take on the Grecians on Tuesday looking for our first win there in 5 visits since 1992.
Last time out at Exeter was a 3-1 defeat in our 3rd League game of the promotion winning season, 1999-2000.
2,646 fans saw former Hull and Huddersfield player Rob Dewhurst give the home side the lead after just 5 minutes, but Millers midfielder, Darren Garner levelled the match on 23.
However, Exeter went into the interval 2-1 up following a goal from Chris Holloway 4 minutes from half-time.
A Barry McConnell penalty in the last minute made sure of the 3 points for City, and left the Millers faithful with a long and unrewarded journey home

TEAMS
Exeter City

1. STUART NAYLOR
2. JON RICHARDSON
3. GRAEME POWER
4. KOFI NYAMAH
5. ROB DEWHURST
6. SHAUN GALE
7. BARRY MCCONNELL
8. JASON REES
9. GARY ALEXANDER
10. CHRIS HOLLOWAY
11. GEOFF BRESLAN
SUB. STEVE FLACK (BRESLAN)
SUB. BRIAN WORRELL (NYAMAH)
SUB. NOEL BLAKE (ALEXANDER)
MANAGER. PETER FOX

Rotherham United
1. MIKE POLLITT
2. WILL VARTY
3. CHRIS BEECH
4. PAUL DILLON
5. BRIAN WILSTERMAN
6. DARREN GARNER
7. ROB SCOTT
8. KEVIN WATSON
9. LEO FORTUNE-WEST
10. PAUL WARNE
11. ANDY TURNER
SUB. TREVOR BERRY (SCOTT)
SUB. PAUL HURST (BEECH)
MANAGER. RONNIE MOORE


Rotherham's last win at Exeter came on the opening day of the season in the old 3rd division on Saturday August 15th 1992.
The Millers were fresh from promotion from Division 4 at the first attempt, and faced an Exeter team who had finished just 1 place and 2 points above the 3rd Division relegation zone in 1991-92.
Millers boss, Phil Henson handed out first team debuts to defender Chris Wilder signed from Sheffield United and to midfielder Ian Banks signed from Barnsley.
Both Rotheham goals came in the space of 2 second half minutes, as Shaun Goater (59) and Tony Cunningham (61) secured the points for Rotherham in front of 3,362 fans on a red hot August afternoon.

TEAMS
Exeter City

1. VINCE O'KEEFE
2. SCOTT HILEY
3. DAVID COOPER
4. KEVIN BOND
5. JON BROWN
6. PETER WHISTON
7. EAMONN COLLINS
8. ANDY HARRIS
9. STEVE MORAN
10. RONNIE JEPSON
11. TOM KELLY
MANAGER. ALAN BALL

Rotherham United
1. BILLY MERCER
2. CHRIS WILDER
3. CHRIS HUTCHINGS
4. IAN BANKS
5. NIGEL JOHNSON
6. NICKY LAW
7. SHAUN GOODWIN
8. MARK TODD
9. TONY CUNNINGHAM
10. SHAUN GOATER
11. DEAN BARRICK
SUB. DON PAGE (GOATER)
MANAGER. PHIL HENSON


The Millers biggest win at Grecian Park came in a 4th division game on 22nd February 1975.
A 4-0 victory gave Rotherham another 2 points towards their promotion push as we finished the day in 5th place, and the season in 3rd behind Mansfield and Shrewsbury.
Rotherham went into the half-time break with a 3-0 lead and added one more after the break to drop Exeter down to 9th.
Goalscorers that afternoon were Dick Habbin, Trevor Phillips (2) and Jimmy Goodfellow in front of 3,548 fans

TEAMS
Exeter City

1. LEN BOND
2. BRIAN JOY
3. PETER HATCH
4. TONY MORRIN
5. JIMMY GILES
6. KEITH CLAPHAM
7. JOHN NEALE
8. KEITH BOWKER
9. LAMMIE ROBERTSON
10. ALAN BEER
11. ROBERT HODGE
MANAGER. JOHN NEWMAN

Rotherham United
1. JIM MCDONAGH
2. STEVE DERRETT
3. JOHN BRECKIN
4. TREVOR WOMBLE
5. BOB DELGADO
6. TOMMY SPENCER
7. RICHARD FINNEY
8. TREVOR PHILLIPS
9. DICK HABBIN
10. JIMMY GOODFELLOW
11. ALAN CRAWFORD
MANAGER. JIMMY MCGUIGAN


TOTAL RECORD
Home....P 14 W 9 D 3 L 2 GOALS 26-9
Away....P 14 W 3 D 4 L 7 GOALS 12-18
Cups....P 3 W 0 D 1 L 3 GOALS 5-10
Total...P 31 W 12 D 7 L 11 GOALS 43-37

LEAGUE RESULTS
English Division Three
22.01.2000 Rotherham United 5-0 Exeter City
21.08.1999 Exeter City 3-1 Rotherham United
13.04.1999 Exeter City 3-0 Rotherham United
28.11.1998 Rotherham United 0-0 Exeter City
07.02.1998 Rotherham United 1-0 Exeter City
20.09.1997 Exeter City 3-1 Rotherham United

English Division Two
19.04.1994 Rotherham United 3-0 Exeter City
12.02.1994 Exeter City 1-1 Rotherham United
06.02.1993 Rotherham United 1-1 Exeter City
15.08.1992 Exeter City 0-2 Rotherham United

English Division Three
01.04.1991 Rotherham United 2-4 Exeter City
22.12.1990 Exeter City 2-0 Rotherham United

English Division Four
15.04.1989 Exeter City 0-0 Rotherham United
01.10.1988 Rotherham United 0-1 Exeter City

English Division Three
01.05.1984 Rotherham United 1-0 Exeter City
10.09.1983 Exeter City 0-1 Rotherham United
18.03.1981 Exeter City 2-1 Rotherham United
04.10.1980 Rotherham United 3-1 Exeter City
19.04.1980 Rotherham United 2-0 Exeter City
01.12.1979 Exeter City 1-1 Rotherham United
05.05.1979 Rotherham United 2-1 Exeter City
31.03.1979 Exeter City 2-0 Rotherham United
08.03.1978 Exeter City 1-0 Rotherham United
13.09.1977 Rotherham United 1-0 Exeter City

English Division Four
22.02.1975 Exeter City 0-4 Rotherham United
16.11.1974 Rotherham United 1-1 Exeter City
30.04.1974 Exeter City 0-0 Rotherham United
13.10.1973 Rotherham United 4-0 Exeter City


CUP RESULTS
FA Cup
18.01.1928 r3r Exeter City 3-1 Rotherham United
14.01.1928 r3 Rotherham United 3-3 Exeter City

League Cup
10.10.1973 r2 Rotherham United 1-4 Exeter City


Thanks to Zipadeedoodah for this article!

Writer:Herringthorpe
Date:Sunday November 23 2008
Time: 1:30PM

Comments

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A repeat of 1975 on Tuesday night will be good! It will be my first ever visit - so can someone put the heating on please!!!
herringthorpe
23/11/2008 13:31:00
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8th time for me Caz....i like Exeter's ground, but only when its warm....brrrrrrrrr
zipadeedoodah
23/11/2008 14:48:00
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I might need a cuddle at half-time, Zip!!!
herringthorpe
23/11/2008 15:32:00
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Minx!!!
rybel_b
23/11/2008 20:01:00
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