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RUFC - Head-to-Head v Gillingham
Fellow promotion hopefuls, Gillingham, come to Don Valley on Easter Monday having suffered an embarrassing defeat to next to bottom Barnet at the Priestfield Stadium on Saturday while the Millers got a draw with third from bottom Northampton on Friday.

Gillingham were the winners at Priestfield in February against the Millers three-one when Cody McDonald opened the scoring on five minutes only for Nicky Law to equalise two minutes later. Unfortunately, for the Millers, McDonald got another and Dennis Oli finished it off in the final minute of the match.

Last season at Don Valley the Millers were two-nil winners with a goal in each half. Jamie Clarke, on loan from Blackburn Rovers, scored in the first half and Jamie Green in the second half.

There's been some high scoring games between the two sides, one being in September 2005 at Millmoor. Although the Millers dominated the first half they couldn't find the back of the net. A half-time team talk from Mick Harford worked miracles and Paul McLaren scored his first goal of the season, in the first minute of the second half. Lee Williamson and Deon Burton between them pummelled the Gills goal before Burton finally got the Millers second on eighty-one minutes. In the final minute of the game Martin Butler was set up by Michael Keane and scored to make it a three-nil victory for the Millers.

Phil Gilchrist and John Mullin for Rotherham and Michael Flynn and Alan Pouton for Gillingham saw yellow cards that day by referee Andy D'Urso in front of 4,253 fans.

Teams that day
Millers
Cutler
Worrell
Barker
Gilchrist
Robertson
Mullin
McLaren
Williamson
Keane
Butler
Burton (Otsemobor)

Subs not used - Montgomery, Campbell-Ryce, Hurst, Vernazza

Gills
Brown
Cox
Jackman (Hislop)
Rose
Hope (Shields)
Crofts
Flynn
Jarvis
Poulton (Hessenthaler)
Harris
Byfield

Subs not used - Corneille, Crichton

Millers v Gills League Results
English League Two
08.02.2011 Gillingham 3-1 Rotherham
13.02.2009 Rotherham 2-0 Gillingham
15.11.2008 Gillingham 4-0 Rotherham United

English League One
07.04.2007 Rotherham United 3-2 Gillingham
25.11.2006 Gillingham 1-0 Rotherham United
28.01.2006 Gillingham 1-1 Rotherham United
10.09.2005 Rotherham United 3-0 Gillingham

English League Championship
05.03.2005 Rotherham United 1-3 Gillingham
18.12.2004 Gillingham 3-1 Rotherham United

English Division One
20.03.2004 Gillingham 2-0 Rotherham United
27.09.2003 Rotherham United 1-1 Gillingham
15.03.2003 Gillingham 1-1 Rotherham United
12.10.2002 Rotherham United 1-1 Gillingham
26.02.2002 Rotherham United 3-2 Gillingham
22.09.2001 Gillingham 2-1 Rotherham United

English Division Two
25.03.1997 Rotherham United 1-2 Gillingham
21.09.1996 Gillingham 3-1 Rotherham United

English Division Four
15.02.1992 Gillingham 5-1 Rotherham United
14.12.1991 Rotherham United 1-1 Gillingham

English Division Three
02.05.1988 Gillingham 0-2 Rotherham United
12.12.1987 Rotherham United 1-2 Gillingham
03.02.1987 Gillingham 1-0 Rotherham United
06.09.1986 Rotherham United 0-1 Gillingham
04.04.1986 Gillingham 3-0 Rotherham United
06.11.1985 Rotherham United 1-1 Gillingham
13.04.1985 Rotherham United 1-0 Gillingham
10.11.1984 Gillingham 2-1 Rotherham United
28.04.1984 Rotherham United 3-0 Gillingham
26.11.1983 Gillingham 4-2 Rotherham United
03.01.1981 Gillingham 0-0 Rotherham United
18.10.1980 Rotherham United 2-0 Gillingham
26.04.1980 Gillingham 0-1 Rotherham United
08.12.1979 Rotherham United 2-1 Gillingham
27.03.1979 Rotherham United 1-1 Gillingham
19.08.1978 Gillingham 0-0 Rotherham United
04.03.1978 Rotherham United 2-0 Gillingham
08.10.1977 Gillingham 2-1 Rotherham United
07.05.1977 Rotherham United 1-0 Gillingham
04.12.1976 Gillingham 1-2 Rotherham United
24.02.1976 Rotherham United 2-0 Gillingham
23.09.1975 Gillingham 0-0 Rotherham United

English Division Four
03.10.1973 Gillingham 1-1 Rotherham United
18.09.1973 Rotherham United 1-1 Gillingham

English Division Three
27.03.1971 Gillingham 2-1 Rotherham United
05.09.1970 Rotherham United 0-0 Gillingham
10.01.1970 Gillingham 1-1 Rotherham United
20.09.1969 Rotherham United 0-1 Gillingham
09.10.1968 Gillingham 2-0 Rotherham United
27.08.1968 Rotherham United 1-0 Gillingham

Writer:Herringthorpe
Date:Sunday April 24 2011
Time: 10:04AM

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