UK time is: 07:29:27
Vital Login
Social Login

Choose your club

Other Sites

Network Navigation

Vital Partners

'If It's Football, It's Vital'

RUFC - Head-to-Head v Cheltenham



Rotherham United and Cheltenham Town have only met five times before - and all those times have been in the league, never in a cup competition.

The modern club of Cheltenham Town was founded in 1887, by local teacher, Albert Close White and spent its first three decades in local football before joining the Southern League in 1935. They were promoted to, what is now the Conference Leagues, in 1985 but seven years later were relegated. Another seven years passed and they were promoted back to the Conference and in 1999 got promotion to the Football League. In 2006 the Robins were promoted to League One via the play-offs and stopped there, albeit by the skin of their teeth, until last season when they were relegated to League Two.

When the Millers travelled to Whaddon Road earlier this season, the game ended one all. Adam Le Fondre scored on the stroke of half-time but couldn't hang on and, with five minutes to go, Julian Alsop rescued a point for the home side.

This will be the Robins first trip to Don Valley but their last visit to Millmoor was a great victory for them. The Millers went in front from Marc Newsham on fourteen minutes and Ian Henderson doubled the lead eight minutes later. Kayode Odejayi pulled one back for the visitors before half time but straight from the second-half kick-off Steven Gillespie got the equaliser. Gillespie scored again ten minutes later and two minutes from time, John Melligan made it four-two to the visitors.

ZIPS STATS

Complete Record
League Home....P 2 W 1 D 0 L 1 GOALS 4-4
League Away....P 3 W 1 D 1 L 1 GOALS 3-3
TOTALS............P 5 W 2 D 1 L 2 GOALS 7-7

League Results

League Two
19.09.2009 Cheltenham Town 1-1 Rotherham United

League One
28.04.2007 Rotherham United 2-4 Cheltenham Town
16.12.2006 Cheltenham Town 2-0 Rotherham United

League Two
24.04.2000 Rotherham United 2-0 Cheltenham Town
02.10.1999 Cheltenham Town 0-2 Rotherham United
The Journalist

Writer: Herringthorpe  Mail feedback, articles or suggestions

Date:Thursday April 15 2010

Time: 10:28AM

 

Have Your Say

Log in...
with your social network     OR     with your Vital account
Have your say
Click here to suggest an article
Click here to suggest a poll

Vital Members League (view all)

1. herringthorpe 716
2. rybel_b 688
3. sixpence 334
4. mos60 127
5. nearlyataff 47
6. MILLER NEZ 45
7. Millie Miller 44
8. axholme 25
9. mvmiller 23
10. nogginthenog 22

League Results (view all)

League Table (view table)

Team P W D L GD Pts
1. Wolves 44 30 9 5 +55 99
2. Brentford 44 27 10 7 +30 91
3. Rotherham 44 23 13 8 +27 82
4. Preston 44 22 16 6 +25 82
5. Leyton Orient 44 23 11 10 +36 80
6. Peterborough 44 22 4 18 +12 70
7. Swindon 44 19 9 16 +7 66

Breaking League News

Tubbs - We're In Good Spirits
Crawley : 24/04/2014 23:38:00
SUFC Can United take the points?
Sheff Utd : 24/04/2014 20:00:00
RUFC - No Interest For Croft From Millers
Rotherham : 24/04/2014 19:43:00
RUFC - Evans 'Wes Has Big Part To Play'
Rotherham : 24/04/2014 19:29:00
Port Vale v Sheffield United - History
Sheff Utd : 24/04/2014 19:00:00
Port Vale v Sheffield United - Match Officials
Sheff Utd : 24/04/2014 19:00:00
Orient Extend Lundstram Loan
Leyton Orient : 24/04/2014 16:53:00

Current Site Poll (view all polls)

Play-Offs - Do You Want To Be At Home First Or Second?
Suggested By:  
First 18%
Second 66%
Doesn't Matter 16%