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RUFC - Head-to-Head v Plymouth
Rotherham United welcome Plymouth Argyle for their first visit to the New York Stadium on Saturday which will be the sixty-seventh meeting between the two sides.

The first season the two met was in the 1952/3 season where Argyle won both games. Firstly at four-three at Plymouth then three-two at Millmoor.

The last time Plymouth were on Rotherham soil was in October 2004 when the sides were in the Championship. The only goal of the game was scored on sixty-five minutes by Mattias Doumbe for Plymouth. Just over five thousand fans were at Millmoor that day to see former Millers favourite, Bobby Williamson, win there as a manager, in what was described as a 'guts rather than glory' game.

Teams that day
Millers
Pollitt
Stockdale
Swailes
S Barker
McIntosh (Gilchrist)
Hurst
Warne
Garner (Vernazza)
Sedgwick
Mullin (Proctor)
R Barker

Subs not used - Montgomery, Scott

Pilgrims
Larrieu
Coughlan
Doumbe
Gilbert
Dickson (Lasley)
Worrell
Crawford
Adams (Wotton)
Norris
Makel
Evans

Subs not used - Hodges, Yetton, Connolly

The last time the Millers beat the Pilgrims in Rotherham was on Bonfire Night 1994 when Shaun Goater, with two goals, and Imre Varadi were on the score sheet with Craig Skinner getting a consolation for the visitors.

At Don Valley, last season, a penalty from Lewis Grabban on seventy minutes gave the Millers all three points.

League Stats: Millers v Pilgrims

Old League Division 2
13 Sep 1952
Plymouth Argyle v Rotherham United
4-3
24 Jan 1953
Rotherham United v Plymouth Argyle
2-3
19 Sep 1953
Plymouth Argyle v Rotherham United
0-2
06 Feb 1954
Rotherham United v Plymouth Argyle
2-1
04 Dec 1954
Plymouth Argyle v Rotherham United
2-1
23 Apr 1955
Rotherham United v Plymouth Argyle
2-0
03 Dec 1955
Rotherham United v Plymouth Argyle
0-0
14 Apr 1956
Plymouth Argyle v Rotherham United
3-1
07 Sep 1959
Plymouth Argyle v Rotherham United
1-0
16 Sep 1959
Rotherham United v Plymouth Argyle
1-1
29 Oct 1960
Rotherham United v Plymouth Argyle
0-0
29 Apr 1961
Plymouth Argyle v Rotherham United
3-3
04 Nov 1961
Plymouth Argyle v Rotherham United
2-5
24 Mar 1962
Rotherham United v Plymouth Argyle
1-3
20 Oct 1962
Rotherham United v Plymouth Argyle
3-2
09 Mar 1963
Plymouth Argyle v Rotherham United
2-2
02 Nov 1963
Rotherham United v Plymouth Argyle
3-1
25 Apr 1964
Plymouth Argyle v Rotherham United
0-0
17 Oct 1964
Rotherham United v Plymouth Argyle
4-2
27 Feb 1965
Plymouth Argyle v Rotherham United
1-1
13 Nov 1965
Rotherham United v Plymouth Argyle
2-0
08 Jan 1966
Plymouth Argyle v Rotherham United
5-2
03 Sep 1966
Rotherham United v Plymouth Argyle
4-2
07 Jan 1967
Plymouth Argyle v Rotherham United
1-0
09 Sep 1967
Plymouth Argyle v Rotherham United
Old League Division 3
19 Mar 1968
Rotherham United v Plymouth Argyle
0-1
01 Feb 1969
Rotherham United v Plymouth Argyle
0-1
12 Mar 1969
Plymouth Argyle v Rotherham United
1-2
24 Jan 1970
Plymouth Argyle v Rotherham United
0-3
17 Mar 1970
Rotherham United v Plymouth Argyle
1-0
26 Sep 1970
Plymouth Argyle v Rotherham United
4-1
01 May 1971
Rotherham United v Plymouth Argyle
1-1
13 Nov 1971
Rotherham United v Plymouth Argyle
4-3
04 Mar 1972
Plymouth Argyle v Rotherham United
2-1
12 Aug 1972
Rotherham United v Plymouth Argyle
1-0
17 Feb 1973
Plymouth Argyle v Rotherham United
4-1
11 Oct 1977
Rotherham United v Plymouth Argyle
1-2
11 Apr 1978
Plymouth Argyle v Rotherham United
1-1
30 Sep 1978
Plymouth Argyle v Rotherham United
2-0
10 Feb 1979
Rotherham United v Plymouth Argyle
1-0
20 Oct 1979
Plymouth Argyle v Rotherham United
1-0
01 Mar 1980
Rotherham United v Plymouth Argyle
3-1
06 Dec 1980
Plymouth Argyle v Rotherham United
3-1
02 May 1981
Rotherham United v Plymouth Argyle
06 Sep 1983
Rotherham United v Plymouth Argyle
2-0
30 Mar 1984
Plymouth Argyle v Rotherham United
20 Oct 1984
Plymouth Argyle v Rotherham United
1-0
09 Mar 1985
Rotherham United v Plymouth Argyle
0-2
19 Oct 1985
Rotherham United v Plymouth Argyle
1-1
08 Apr 1986
Plymouth Argyle v Rotherham United
4-0
League Two
07 Nov 1992
Plymouth Argyle v Rotherham United
2-1
13 Mar 1993
Rotherham United v Plymouth Argyle
2-2
14 Sep 1993
Plymouth Argyle v Rotherham United
4-2
15 Mar 1994
Rotherham United v Plymouth Argyle
0-3
05 Nov 1994
Rotherham United v Plymouth Argyle
3-1
21 Jan 1995
Plymouth Argyle v Rotherham United
0-0
21 Dec 1996
Rotherham United v Plymouth Argyle
1-2
08 Mar 1997
Plymouth Argyle v Rotherham United
1-0

League Three
08 Sep 1998
Rotherham United v Plymouth Argyle
0-2
13 Feb 1999
Plymouth Argyle v Rotherham United
1-0
11 Sep 1999
Plymouth Argyle v Rotherham United
1-1
04 Mar 2000
Rotherham United v Plymouth Argyle
1-1
English Championship
19 Oct 2004
Rotherham United v Plymouth Argyle
0-1
12 Feb 2005
Plymouth Argyle v Rotherham United
1-1
English League Two
13 Aug 2011
Plymouth Argyle v Rotherham United
1-4
10 Mar 2012
Rotherham United v Plymouth Argyle
1-0

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Writer:Herringthorpe
Date:Friday October 26 2012
Time: 9:28AM

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