Vital Football

Latest Rotherham United News

RUFC -Head-to-Head v The Magpies

RUFC -Head-to-Head v The Magpies
Rotherham United travel to Meadow Lane (again) this evening to take on Notts County in the second round FA Cup replay.

With the first game at the New York Stadium ending one-all, with both goals being scored in the first half and the game last Tuesday called off an hour and a half before kick-off, the two get to meet again tonight with a tie against Aldershot at the Recreation Ground awaiting the victors.

This will be just the fourth time that the Magpies and Millers have met in the FA Cup the first time was in October 1885 with Rotherham being on the end of a 15-0 defeat. In 1969/70 the two met in the first round at Meadow Lane when two goals from Steve Downes and one from Neil Hague gave the Millers a three-nil win and a place in the next round with Workington Town.

The last time the teams met at Meadow Lane was in the league in March 2010 when a goal in the last minute of the match from Luke Rodgers gave the home side a one-nil win.

The last time the Millers won at Meadow Lane was in December 2008. The Millers went one-up with a Reuben Reid goal on five minutes and two minutes into the second half Drewe Broughton doubled the score. On fifty-two minutes Micky Cummins made it three-nil and the Millers took all three points home.

The Millers also won at Meadow Lane the year before when a goal from Marc Joseph on thirty-four minutes was enough to give the visitors all three points.

In January 2001 though the score was much different. The Millers went into half-time in the lead thanks to a Guy Branston goal on thirty-five minutes but a minute into the second half Anders Jacobson equalised. This was followed by goals from Richard Liburd, Andy Hughes and Mark Stallard to give the Magpies a four-one win.

Teams that day

Magpies
Ward
Holmes (Hughes)
Fenton
Liburd
Jacobson
Newton
Richardson
Owers
Murray
Stallard
Allsopp

Subs not used - Gibson, Joseph, Farrell, Gellert

Millers
Gray
Artell
Varty
Branston
Hurst
Talbot (Hudson)
Garner
Berry
Watson (Sedgwick)
Barker
Robins

Subs not used - Connor, Wilsterman, Monkhouse

FA Cup Stats - Rotherham United v Notts County
01.12.2012 Rotherham United 1-1 Notts County
15.11.1969 Notts County 0-3 Rotherham United
24.10.1885 Notts County 15-0 Rotherham United

Writer:Herringthorpe
Date:Tuesday December 18 2012
Time: 8:58AM

Login to post a comment

Recent Rotherham United Articles

RUFC - Millers Reserves Win Last Game

Rotherham Reserves win away at Mansfield

RUFC - Reserves In Action This Afternoon

Last game for Reserves today

More Reliable Than A Championship Octopus? (24/4/17)

Time for the new special computer that crunches the numbers to determine the final Championship positions for 2016/17.

RUFC - View From The Opposition - Ipswich Town

Mick McCarthy after Saturday's game

Archived Vital Rotherham Articles

Vital Rotherham articles from

Site Journalists

Herringthorpe
Editor email
Profile
baldtobeamiller
no email
Profile

Current Poll (see more polls)

Just One Away Game Left This Season - v Preston. How Will It Go?
Suggested By:
Millers Will Win38%
It Will Be A Goalless Draw2%
A Draw - But There Will Be Goals15%
Another Defeat45%

League Table

# Team P W D L Pts. GD
P Brighton 44 28 8 8 92 35
P Newcastle 44 27 7 10 88 40
3 Huddersfield 44 25 6 13 81 3
4 Reading 44 24 7 13 79 1
5 Sheff Wed 44 23 9 12 78 15
6 Fulham 44 21 13 10 76 27
7 Leeds Utd 44 22 7 15 73 14
8 Norwich 44 19 9 16 66 12
9 Brentford 44 18 9 17 63 12
10 Derby County 44 17 12 15 63 2
11 Preston 44 16 13 15 61 2
12 Aston Villa 44 16 13 15 61 0
13 Cardiff 44 16 11 17 59 -2
14 Barnsley 44 15 12 17 57 0
15 Wolves 44 15 10 19 55 -3
16 Ipswich 44 13 16 15 55 -6
17 Bristol City 44 14 9 21 51 -6
18 Burton 44 13 12 19 51 -12
19 Q.P.R. 44 14 8 22 50 -12
20 Forest 44 13 9 22 48 -11
21 Birmingham 44 11 14 19 47 -22
22 Blackburn 44 10 15 19 45 -15
23 Wigan 44 10 11 23 41 -16
R Rotherham 44 5 6 33 21 -58
Write for Vital Football
Latest F1 News
Latest Vital Boxing News
The Vital Football Members League

Recent Rotherham United  Results (view all)

Rotherham United  Fixtures (view all)

Apr 29 2017 3:00PM : Preston North End (a)
Sky Bet Championship
May 7 2017 12:00PM : Derby County (H)
Sky Bet Championship

Vital Members League Table

RankNamePoints
1.herringthorpe330
2.sixpence168
3.Millie Miller31
4.Chris Maiden28
5.mos6023
6.miller4life20
7.axholme20
8.nogginthenog17
9.mvmiller3
Vital Football Comment