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RUFC - Head-to-Head v Northampton

RUFC - Head-to-Head v Northampton
Rotherham United travel to the Sixfields Stadium on Friday to take on Northampton Town, who are currently languishing at the bottom of League Two.

When the teams met at Don Valley earlier in the season the game ended two-two, with all four goals being scored in the opening twenty-five minutes. Ryan Taylor put the Millers in front in the first four minutes and Marcus Marshall doubled the league fifteen minutes later. The Cobblers hit back in the twenty-third and twenty-fourth minutes with goals from Abdul Osman and Andy Holt.

The last time the two met at Sixfields it ended in a three-one win for the home team. Ryan Gilligan scored on ten minutes to give the Cobblers the lead at half-time and Courtney Herbert scored a minute into the second half to double the score. An own goal from Ian Sharps gave the home side three goals with Adam Le Fondre scoring from the penalty spot on seventy-nine minutes to give the visitors a consolation goal.

It's almost eleven years since the Millers won on the road at Sixfields in October 2000. Guy Branston was sent off on fifteen minutes but this didn't stop the Millers and fifteen minutes later Stewart Talbot got the only goal of the game. Referee G Laws showed a number of yellow cards that day, five for the Millers (Mike Pollitt, Branston, Will Varty, Darren Garner and Leo Fortune-West) and three for the Cobblers (John Frain, David Savage and Steve Howard).

Teams that day

Northampton
Welch
Frain
Sampson
Howey
Hendon
Savage
Hunt
Peer (Wilson)
Spedding
Howard (Morrow)
Sturridge (Corazzin)

Subs not used - Gibb, Hope

Rotherham
Pollitt
Wilsterman
Varty
Branston
Scott
Watson
Garner
Thompson
Berry
Fortune-West
Warne

Subs not used - Pettinger, Dillon, Hurst, Martindale, Sedgwick


League Results
English League Two
23.11.2010 Rotherham 2-2 Northampton
13.04.2010 Rotherham 1-0 Northampton
29.09.2009 Northampton 3-1 Rotherham

English League One
24.02.2007 Northampton Town 3-0 Rotherham United
01.09.2006 Rotherham United 1-2 Northampton Town

English Division Two
16.04.2001 Rotherham United 1-0 Northampton Town
28.10.2000 Northampton Town 0-1 Rotherham United

English Division Three
23.10.1999 Northampton Town 0-1 Rotherham United
25.09.1999 Rotherham United 3-0 Northampton Town

English Division Four
14.03.1992 Northampton Town 1-2 Rotherham United
02.11.1991 Rotherham United 1-0 Northampton Town

English Division Three
05.05.1990 Rotherham United 2-0 Northampton Town
04.11.1989 Northampton Town 1-2 Rotherham United
11.03.1988 Northampton Town 0-0 Rotherham United
11.10.1987 Rotherham United 2-2 Northampton Town
11.04.1977 Rotherham United 2-0 Northampton Town
27.12.1976 Northampton Town 1-4 Rotherham United

English Division Four
12.04.1975 Northampton Town 1-1 Rotherham United
05.10.1974 Rotherham United 1-3 Northampton Town
20.01.1974 Rotherham United 1-2 Northampton Town
25.08.1973 Northampton Town 3-1 Rotherham United

English Division Three
21.01.1969 Rotherham United 0-1 Northampton Town
05.10.1968 Northampton Town 1-0 Rotherham United

English Division Two
31.12.1966 Rotherham United 1-2 Northampton Town
27.08.1966 Northampton Town 3-1 Rotherham United
27.03.1965 Northampton Town 1-0 Rotherham United
14.11.1964 Rotherham United 1-1 Northampton Town
28.12.1963 Rotherham United 1-0 Northampton Town
26.12.1963 Northampton Town 1-3 Rotherham United


Writer:Herringthorpe
Date:Wednesday April 20 2011
Time: 9:11AM

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