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RUFC - Head-to-Head v Burton

RUFC - Head-to-Head v Burton
Rotherham United travel to the Pirelli Stadium on Saturday to take on Burton Albion for only the sixth league meeting between the two sides.

The first time the sides met at the Pirelli was in February 2010 when an Adam Le Fondre goal seven minutes into the second half was enough to give the Millers all three points.

Teams that Day

Burton Albion
Krysiak
James
Corbett
Parkes
Boertien
McGrath
Penn (Boco)
Maghoma
Taylor (Pearson)
Harrad
Kabba

Subs not used - Poole, Grocott, Gilroy, Phillips, Walker

Millers
Warrington
Sharps
Fenton
Lynch
Gunning
Harrison
Law
Ellison
Walker
Pope (Marshall)
Le Fondre (Mills)

Subs not used - Annerson, Brogan, Joseph, Green, Cummins

Referee Stroud booked Steve Kabba of Burton and Ian Sharps and Josh Walker of the Millers

Last season the game between the two sides saw six goals. Greg Pearson opened the scoring on two minutes for Burton but Johnny Mullins equalised four minutes later. Aaron Webster put the home side back in the lead ten minutes from half-time. In the last fifteen minutes of the game Marcus Marshall, Adam Le Fondre and Jason Taylor scored to give the Millers a four-two victory.

The game at Don Valley, earlier this season, ended with a one-nil victory to the Brewers after Justin Richards scored on eight minutes.

League Stats - Millers v Brewers
08.10.2011 Rotherham 0-1 Burton
26.02.11 Burton 2-4 Rotherham
11.09.10 Rotherham 3-3 Burton
27.02.10 Burton 0-1 Rotherham
05.12.09 Rotherham 2-2 Burton

Writer:Herringthorpe
Date:Friday February 17 2012
Time: 12:11PM

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