Vital Football

Latest Rotherham United News

RUFC - Head-to-Head v The Iron

RUFC - Head-to-Head v The Iron
Rotherham United, newly back from their trip to Portugal, entertain Scunthorpe United at Don Valley this evening in the next pre-season game.

The last time the two sides met was in the Johnstone's Paint Trophy area final in the 2008/9 season. The game was over two legs, the first being at Glanford Park when two goals in the space of six minutes gave the Iron the advantage going into the second leg. Martyn Woolford and Krystian Pearce scored the goals. The only goal of the return game at Don Valley was scored on seventy-four minutes by Gary Hooper to give Scunthorpe a three-nil aggregate score.

The last time the Millers beat the Iron was in August 2006 at Millmoor. Billy Sharp put the visitors in the lead on six minutes but Eugen Bopp levelled just a minute later with a great shot from twenty-five yards out. After that it was all the home side and the pressure paid off just before half-time when Pablo Mills got to a Will Hoskins free kick to head the ball in the net. Despite efforts from both sides, there were no more goals in the second half and the Millers got their first home win of the season.

In October 1998 the game between the two sides at Glanford Park produced seven goals. The Iron were four up (Russ Wilcox, John Eyre (pen), Alan Knill (og) and Richard Logan) just before the hour mark and many Millers fans, fearing the worst, started to leave the ground. Then, on seventy-two minutes the visitors seem to wake up and Darren Garner pulled one back. Paul Hurst pulled another one back fifteen minutes later and in the last minute Garner scored again to make it interesting in time added on. But the Millers couldn't get another to get a point.

Teams that Day
The Iron
Clarke
Fickling
Housham
Logan
Wilcox
Hope
Walker
Forrester
Eyre (Bull)
Gayle (Stamp)
Calvo-Garcia (Harsley)


Millers
Pollitt
G Scott
Hurst
Garner
Knill
Dillon
Sedgwick (Monkhouse)
Ingledow
White
Berry
Roscoe

Subs not used - Richardson, Warner

The game should be interesting tonight with former Miller, Alan Knill now in charge of Scunthorpe and with their interest in Adam Le Fondre.

Join The Vital Debate

Vital Rotherham on: facebook

Vital Rotherham on: twitter

Writer:Herringthorpe
Date:Wednesday July 27 2011
Time: 9:44AM

Login to post a comment

Recent Rotherham United Articles

RUFC - View From The Opposition - Shrewsbury Town

Paul Hurst after Saturday's game

RUFC - Northampton Tickets On Sale

Tickets on sale for our game at Sixfields

Stats: Shrewsbury Town v Rotherham United

All the stats from Shrewsbury Town (0) vs (1) Rotherham United, Montgomery Waters Meadow, 17 February 2018 3.00pm Att: 7,012 (1,136 Millers)

RUFC - Wood Happy With Win But Not Getting Carried Away

Millers skipper gets second goal of season and helps keep a clean sheet against leaders Shrewsbury

Rotherham United Archived Articles

Vital Rotherham articles from

Site Journalists

Herringthorpe
Editor email
Profile
baldtobeamiller
no email
Profile

Current Poll (see more polls)

Which Miller Will Score Most Goals In February?
Suggested By:
David Ball29%
Michael Smith46%
Joe Newell6%
Matty Palmer4%
Will Vaulks4%
A N Other11%
The Vital Football Members League
Latest F1 News
Latest Vital Boxing News
Vital Football Comment

Recent Rotherham United  Results (view all)

Rotherham United  Fixtures (view all)

Vital Members League Table

RankNamePoints
1.herringthorpe244
2.sixpence94
3.mos6058
4.mvmiller18
5.axholme16
6.miller4life14
7.Millie Miller13
8.nogginthenog10
9.Marky795
10.ucantbendit1
Write for Vital Football