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RUFC - Head-to-Head v Cheltenham

RUFC - Head-to-Head v Cheltenham
Rotherham United entertain Cheltenham Town at Don Valley on Easter Monday which will be the tenth meeting between the two sides. Of the nine games already played, the Millers and Robins have won three games each and three have been draws.

The last time the two met at Don Valley was in August 2010. Jeff Goulding scored on four minutes for the visitors with Adam Le Fondre equalising twelve minutes later. Wes Thomas and Sean Jeffers gave the Robins a three-one lead with Danny Harrison making it three-two going into the break. Three minutes into the second half Alfie equalised and two minutes later he got his hat-trick and put the Millers into the lead for the first time in the game. Five minutes later Ryan Cresswell made it five-three to the Millers with Alfie getting his fourth and the Millers sixth on sixty-six minutes. Keith Lowe scored a consolation for the visitors in the last minute of the game to make it six-four.

The only time the Robins have beaten the Millers on home ground was at Millmoor in April 2007. Marc Newsham and Ian Henderson gave the Millers a two-nil lead with just twenty-two minutes gone. Kayode Odejayi pulled one back a minute before half-time with Steven Gillespie getting the equaliser a minute after the break. Gillespie put the Robins into the lead ten minutes later and JJ Melligan made it four-two to the visitors two minutes from the end.

Teams that day
Millers
Montgomery
Kerr (Wilson)
Sharps
Brogan
Fleming
Jarvis
Cochrane (Keane)
Woods
Facey
Henderson
Newsham

Subs not used - Liversidge, Partridge, O'Grady

Robins
Brown
Duff
Townsend
Armstrong
Gill
Caines
Melligan
Finnigan
Bird
Gillespie
Odejayi

Subs not used - Lowe, Connolly, Yao, Connor, Reid

The game earlier this season at Whaddon Road ended with a victory for Cheltenham when a Marlon Pack goal on eleven minutes was enough to give the Robins all three points.

League Games between Millers and Robins
League Two
30.12.2011 Cheltenham 1-0 Rotherham
09.04.2011 Cheltenham 1-1 Rotherham
21.08.2010 Rotherham 6-4 Cheltenham
17.04.2010 Rotherham 0-0 Cheltenham
19.09.2009 Cheltenham 1-1 Rotherham

League One
28.04.2007 Rotherham 2-4 Cheltenham
16.12.2006 Cheltenham 2-0 Rotherham

Division Three
24.04.2000 Rotherham 2-0 Cheltenham
02.10.1999 Cheltenham 0-2 Rotherham


Writer:Herringthorpe
Date:Sunday April 8 2012
Time: 11:03PM

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