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RUFC- Head-to-Head v Northampton

RUFC- Head-to-Head v Northampton
Rotherham United's last ever game at Don Valley will be against Northampton Town on Saturday with both teams knowing they will be plying their trade in League Two next season. The teams have played thirty-one league games against each other in the past, the Millers having won thirteen to the Cobblers eleven.

Last time out at Don Valley the game ended two all with all four goals being scored within the first twenty-four minutes. Ryan Taylor put the Millers in front on four minutes with Marcus Marshall making it two-nil fifteen minutes later. But two goals in as many minutes (Abdul Osman on twenty-three minutes and Andy Holt a minute later) gave the visitors a point from the game.

The first ever game the two played at Don Valley was in April 2010 when referee, Eddie Evans, had quite a busy time. On sixty-four minutes the Cobblers lost Craig Hinton for upending Adam Le Fondre in the penalty area from which the striker picked himself up and put the resulting penalty away. Eleven minutes later the Millers' Danny Harrison was deemed to have fouled Luke Guttridge and saw red followed by Guttridge himself who got a red for retaliation. Yellow cards were also shown to Pablo Mills and Marcus Marshall of Rotherham and Town's Paul Rogers.

The last time the Cobblers beat the Millers on home turf was at Millmoor in September 2006. Dave Hibbert put the Millers in front on just seven minutes but Scott McGleish scored two goals in the second half to give the visitors all three points.

Teams that day
Millers
Cutler
Wiseman
Worrell
Robertson
Mills
Partridge
Bopp
Keane (Woods)
Williams
Facey
Hibbert

Subs not used - Montgomery, Hurst, Taylor, Newsham

Cobblers
Bunn
Bojic (Taylor)
Chambers
Crowe
Dyce
Doig
Aiston (Watt)
Burnell
Jess
McGleish
Kirk

Subs not used - Harper, Johnson, Gilligan

The game at Sixfields earlier this season ended in a one-all draw. Gareth Evans scored on two minutes for the Millers but an own goal by 'keeper Conrad Logan twenty-two minutes later was enough to give the home side a point.

League Results
English League Two
29.10.2011 Northampton 1-1 Rotherham
22.04.2011 Northampton 2-2 Rotherham
23.11.2010 Rotherham 2-2 Northampton
13.04.2010 Rotherham 1-0 Northampton
29.09.2009 Northampton 3-1 Rotherham

English League One
24.02.2007 Northampton Town 3-0 Rotherham United
01.09.2006 Rotherham United 1-2 Northampton Town

English Division Two
16.04.2001 Rotherham United 1-0 Northampton Town
28.10.2000 Northampton Town 0-1 Rotherham United

English Division Three
23.10.1999 Northampton Town 0-1 Rotherham United
25.09.1999 Rotherham United 3-0 Northampton Town

English Division Four
14.03.1992 Northampton Town 1-2 Rotherham United
02.11.1991 Rotherham United 1-0 Northampton Town

English Division Three
05.05.1990 Rotherham United 2-0 Northampton Town
04.11.1989 Northampton Town 1-2 Rotherham United
11.03.1988 Northampton Town 0-0 Rotherham United
11.10.1987 Rotherham United 2-2 Northampton Town
11.04.1977 Rotherham United 2-0 Northampton Town
27.12.1976 Northampton Town 1-4 Rotherham United

English Division Four
12.04.1975 Northampton Town 1-1 Rotherham United
05.10.1974 Rotherham United 1-3 Northampton Town
20.01.1974 Rotherham United 1-2 Northampton Town
25.08.1973 Northampton Town 3-1 Rotherham United

English Division Three
21.01.1969 Rotherham United 0-1 Northampton Town
05.10.1968 Northampton Town 1-0 Rotherham United

English Division Two
31.12.1966 Rotherham United 1-2 Northampton Town
27.08.1966 Northampton Town 3-1 Rotherham United
27.03.1965 Northampton Town 1-0 Rotherham United
14.11.1964 Rotherham United 1-1 Northampton Town
28.12.1963 Rotherham United 1-0 Northampton Town
26.12.1963 Northampton Town 1-3 Rotherham United

Writer:Herringthorpe
Date:Thursday May 3 2012
Time: 9:51AM

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