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RUFC - Head-to-Head v Shrimps

Rotherham United travel to the seaside on Tuesday night to take on Morecambe at the Globe Arena.

The Shrimps moved into their new ground at the start of last season with the Millers being the first to play a League game there, although Coventry City had played there earlier in the League Cup. The League game ended nil-nil.

The last time the Millers beat Morecambe at their ground (Christie Park) was in August 2008. Mark Lynch and Ryan Taylor scored in the first half to give the Millers a two goal lead but on seventy-seven minutes Neil Wainwright halved the deficit. In the final minute of the game up popped Lynch again to make sure of all three points for the visitors.

The season before, the Millers took a bit of a trouncing at Christie Park. The home side were three up inside eighteen minutes, with a goal from Matt Blinkhorn and two from Jon Newby. Mark Hudson pulled one back for the Millers on thirty-five minutes but, three minutes before half-time, Newby got his hat-trick. Craig Stanley scored in the second half to give the Shrimps a five-one win against a sorry looking Rotherham.

Teams that day
McStay (Grand)
Drummond (Allen)
Newby (Hunter)
Subs not used - Jalal, Baker

Green (Pettigrew)
P Holmes
D Holmes (Newsham)
Taylor (Cahill)

Subs not used - Cann, Ross

League Games between the Millers and the Shrimps
02.04.2011 Rotherham United 0-1 Morecambe
14.08.2010 Morecambe 0-0 Rotherham United
10.01.2010 Morecambe 2 - 0 Rotherham United
12.09.2009 Rotherham United 0 - 0 Morecambe
21.04.2009 Rotherham United 3 - 2 Morecambe
16.08.2008 Morecambe 1 - 3 Rotherham United
29.03.2008 Morecambe 5 - 1 Rotherham United
20.10.2007 Rotherham United 3 - 1 Morecambe

The Journalist

Writer: Herringthorpe  Mail feedback, articles or suggestions

Date:Tuesday October 25 2011

Time: 10:10AM


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