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RUFC - Head-to-Head v Burton

RUFC - Head-to-Head v Burton
Rotherham United's first league opponents at the New York Stadium are Burton Albion and this will be the first time the Brewers have played a league game in Rotherham.

The Millers and Brewers have met just six times in the League, the first time being at Don Valley in December 2009. Adam Le Fondre put the Millers two up on thirty-nine and sixty-three minutes and Aaron Webster made it two-one on sixty-five minutes. Six minutes later Nick Fenton had a 'brain-storm' when he lunged at Webster on the half-way round and there were few complaints when Referee Hooper sent him for an early bath. The visitors took the one man advantage and five minutes from time Greg Pearson got the equaliser to give Burton a point.

Teams that Day

Millers

Warrington

Sharps

Fenton

Brogan

Lynch

Law

Ellison

Roberts

Rundle (Joseph)

Pope

Le Fondre


Subs not used - Annerson, Nicholas, Mills, Harrison, R Taylor, Broughton

Brewers

Redmond

Webster

James

Stride

Jackson

Boertien

McGrath

Gilroy

Penn

Pearson

Kabba (Harrad)


Subs not used - Krysiak, Brown, Simpson, Phillips, Maghoma, Walker

The last time the two met at Don Valley was last season when a goal from Justin Richards on eight minutes was enough to give Burton all three points.

League Stats - Millers v Brewers

18.02.2012 Burton 1-1 Rotherham

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 August 17 2012
Time: 3:58PM

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