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RUFC - Head-to-Head v Stanley

RUFC - Head-to-Head v Stanley
Rotherham United make the short journey to the Crown Ground, Accrington to take on Stanley for the first time this season.


The teams have met fifty times in the league in the past, the Millers winning twenty-six of those games and Stanley sixteen with eight draws.


Last season the Millers won both games. Andy Parkinson put Stanley one up at the Crown Ground on nine minutes but debutant Kevin Long saw red for pulling Adam Le Fondre back in the penalty area and Alfie put away the resulting penalty. Four minutes into the second half Jimmy Ryan put ten-man Stanley back in the lead but a fine header from on-loan defender, Exodus Geohaghon in the last ten minutes of the game gave the Millers the equaliser. In time added on skipper, Ryan Cresswell got the winner for the Millers, showing his delight by running to celebrate with the travelling fans.


The game at Don Valley was also a win for Rotherham when goals from Omar Daley and Adam Le Fondre in the second half was enough to send Stanley back pointless.


The last time Stanley won at home was March last year when Michael Symes opened the scoring on eighteen minutes for Accrington only for Josh Walker to get a leveller ten minutes into the second half. The winner was on seventy-nine minutes from Jimmy Ryan.


The biggest score between the two was an eight-one Rotherham win at Millmoor way back in 1930 when Wright (4), Grey and Hick (3) were the Millers scorers. The Millers have twice put six past Stanley - firstly on Christmas Eve 1949 at Millmoor (the score being 6-0) and then the season after, again at Millmoor (the score was 6-2).


League Results for Millers v Stanley

English League Two

15.02.2011 Rotherham United 2-0 Accrington Stanley

16.10.2010 Accrington Stanley 2-3 Rotherham United

16.03.2010 Accrington Stanley 2-1 Rotherham United
08.08.2009 Rotherham United 1-0 Accrington Stanley
28.03.2009 Rotherham United 0-0 Accrington Stanley
20.12.2008 Accrington Stanley 1-3 Rotherham United
01.03.2008 Rotherham United 0-1 Accrington Stanley
17.11.2007 Accrington Stanley 0-1 Rotherham United

English Division Three (North)
10.02.1951 Rotherham United 6-2 Accrington St
01.01.1951 Accrington St 0-2 Rotherham United
24.12.1949 Rotherham United 6-0 Accrington St
27.08.1949 Accrington St 1-4 Rotherham United
30.08.1948 Rotherham United 1-0 Accrington St
25.08.1948 Accrington St 2-3 Rotherham United
01.05.1948 Accrington St 0-1 Rotherham United
22.09.1947 Rotherham United 1-0 Accrington St
22.03.1947 Accrington St 2-3 Rotherham United
16.11.1946 Rotherham United 4-1 Accrington St
22.04.1939 Accrington St 2-1 Rotherham United
17.12.1938 Rotherham United 2-1 Accrington St
18.04.1938 Rotherham United 1-1 Accrington St
15.04.1938 Accrington St 0-0 Rotherham United
01.05.1937 Rotherham United 2-2 Accrington St
01.01.1937 Accrington St 3-0 Rotherham United
22.04.1936 Accrington St 1-1 Rotherham United
21.12.1935 Rotherham United 1-3 Accrington St
06.04.1935 Rotherham United 2-0 Accrington St
12.01.1935 Accrington St 2-3 Rotherham United
24.03.1934 Rotherham United 3-1 Accrington St
11.11.1933 Accrington St 2-2 Rotherham United
05.09.1932 Rotherham United 2-3 Accrington St
29.08.1932 Accrington St 5-1 Rotherham United
13.02.1932 Rotherham United 2-3 Accrington St
03.10.1931 Accrington St 5-2 Rotherham United
07.02.1931 Accrington St 3-2 Rotherham United
04.10.1930 Rotherham United 8-1 Accrington St
08.02.1930 Rotherham United 2-4 Accrington St
05.10.1929 Accrington St 2-0 Rotherham United
05.01.1929 Accrington St 1-3 Rotherham United
01.09.1928 Rotherham United 2-1 Accrington St
10.03.1928 Rotherham United 2-1 Accrington St
29.10.1927 Accrington St 3-1 Rotherham United
30.04.1927 Accrington St 3-1 Rotherham United
24.01.1927 Rotherham United 1-1 Accrington St
06.02.1926 Accrington St 2-3 Rotherham United
26.09.1925 Rotherham United 3-1 Accrington St
27.12.1924 Rotherham County 1-1 Accrington St
30.08.1924 Accrington St 2-0 Rotherham County
22.03.1924 Rotherham County 2-0 Accrington St
15.03.1924 Accrington St 3-2 Rotherham County

Writer:Herringthorpe
Date:Monday September 12 2011
Time: 6:50PM

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