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RUFC - Head-to-Head v Bristol Rovers

RUFC - Head-to-Head v Bristol Rovers
Rotherham United travel to the Memorial Stadium on Saturday to take on Bristol Rovers who have just got a new manager in John Ward.

The sides have met fifty-two times in the League in the past with Rovers winning twenty of those games to the Millers' eighteen.

Last season Rovers won both the game at Don Valley and the game at the Memorial Stadium. The game at Don Valley was won in the final minute of the game with a Andy Dorman goal. Earlier in the season the Millers played at the Memorial ground on a Friday night and were three-down in the first thirty-two minutes when Scott McGleish wrong footed Andy Warrington in the Millers' goal and scored the opening goal. On twenty-nine minutes Johnny Mullins was judged to have challenged Scott Rendell unfairly in the area and McGleish put away the following penalty. Three minutes later Rovers went three up with a goal from Cian Bolger with Jason Taylor scoring for the Millers five minutes later to make it three-two going into half-time. Eight minutes into the second half Danny Schofield made it three-two and with the Millers on top the unthinkable happened when Guy Branston, making his debut for the visitors, saw a red card for a two-footed tackle on Stuart Campbell and from the resulting free-kick Lee Brown scored the home sides fourth goal. Joe Anyinsah came off the bench on the eightieth minutes and eight minutes later made it five-two.

Teams that day

Bristol Rovers
Bevan
Sawyer
Woodards
Bolger
Brown
Stanley
Campbell (Norburn)
Gill
Harrold (Zebroski)
McGleish (Anyinsah)
Rendell

Subs not used - Smith, Richards

Millers
Warrington
Mullins
Branston
Raynes
Harley
Harrison
Evans
Taylor (Pringle)
Schofield (Marshall)
Revell
Grabban

Subs not used - Logan, Tonge, Warne

The last time the Millers won at the Memorial Ground was in May 1997. Trevor Berry opened the scoring for the visitors on twenty-one minutes but an own goal from Mark Monnington fourteen minutes later made it one-all. And with it looking like it would be a point a-piece, with just three minutes to go Darren Garner made it two-one for the Millers.

League Results - Millers v Gas

2011/12
Football League Two - 25 Feb 2012 Rotherham 0-1 Bristol R
Football League Two - 14 Oct 2011 Bristol R 5-2 Rotherham
2000/2001
Football League Div 2 17 Mar 2001 Rotherham 3 - 0 Bristol R
Football League Div 2 17 Oct 2000 Bristol R 1 - 1 Rotherham
1996/1997
Football League Div 2 03 May1997 Bristol R 1 - 2 Rotherham
Football League Div 2 15 Oct 1996 Rotherham 0 - 0 Bristol R
1995/1996
Football League Div 2 17 Feb 1996 Bristol R 1 - 0 Rotherham
Football League Div 2 12 Sep 1995 Rotherham 1 - 0 Bristol R
1994/1995
Football League Div 2 22 Mar 1995 Bristol R 2 - 0 Rotherham
Football League Div 2 10 Sep 1994 Rotherham 0 - 3 Bristol R
1993/1994
Football League Div 2 02 Mar 1994 Bristol R 0 - 2 Rotherham
Football League Div 2 18 Sep 1993 Rotherham 1 - 1 Bristol R
1989/1990
English Div 3 (old) 14 Apr 1990 Bristol R 2 - 0 Rotherham
English Div 3 (old) 01 Jan 1990 Rotherham 3 - 2 Bristol R
1987/1988
English Div 3 (old) 20 Feb 1988 Rotherham 1 - 1 Bristol R
English Div 3 (old) 15 Aug 1987 Bristol R 3 - 1 Rotherham
1986/1987
English Div 3 (old) 14 Feb 1987 Bristol R 0 - 2 Rotherham
English Div 3 (old) 20 Sep 1986 Rotherham 0 - 1 Bristol R
1985/1986
English Div 3 (old) 01Mar 1986 Rotherham 2 - 0 Bristol R
English Div 3 (old) 12 Oct 1985 Bristol R 5 - 2 Rotherham
1984/1985
English Div 3 (old) 1Mar 1985 Bristol R 1 - 0 Rotherham
English Div 3 (old) 13 Oct 1984 Rotherham 3 - 3 Bristol R
1983/1984
English Div 3 (old) 06 Mar 1984 Bristol R 2 - 0 Rotherham
English Div 3 (old) 05 Nov 1983 Rotherham 2 - 2 Bristol R
1972/1973
English Div 3 (old) 10 Mar 1973 Bristol R 3 - 0 Rotherham
English Div 3 (old) 14 Oct 1972 Rotherham 1 - 1 Bristol R
1971/1972
English Div 3 (old) 29 Jan 1972 Rotherham 0 - 0 Bristol R
English Div 3 (old) 09 Nov 1971 Bristol R 1 - 2 Rotherham
1970/1971
English Div 3 (old) 27 Feb 1971 Bristol R 0 - 2 Rotherham
English Div 3 (old) 31 Oct 1970 Rotherham 1 - 1 Bristol R
1969/1970
English Div 3 (old) 07 Feb 1970 Rotherham 0 - 0 Bristol R
English Div 3 (old) 11 Oct 1969 Bristol R 3 - 0 Rotherham
1968/1969
English Div 3 (old) 03 Dec 1968 Bristol R 1 - 1 Rotherham
English Div 3 (old) 12 Oct 1968 Rotherham 3 - 2 Bristol R
1961/1962
English Div 2 (old) 22 Dec 1961 Bristol R 4 - 2 Rotherham
English Div 2 (old) 26 Aug 1961 Rotherham 4 - 0 Bristol R
1960/1961
English Div 2 (old) 12 Sep 1960 Bristol R 2 - 1 Rotherham
English Div 2 (old) 07 Sep 1960 Rotherham 4 - 0 Bristol R
1959/1960
English Div 2 (old) 12 Mar 1960 Bristol R 3 - 1 Rotherham
English Div 2 (old) 24 Oct 1959 Rotherham 3 - 0 Bristol R
1958/1959
English Div 2 (old) 14 Mar 1959 Bristol R 4 - 1 Rotherham
English Div 2 (old) 25 Oct 1958 Rotherham 3 - 3 Bristol R
1957/1958
English Div 2 (old) 12 Apr 1958 Rotherham 2 - 0 Bristol R
English Div 2 (old) 30 Nov 1957 Bristol R 1 - 3 Rotherham
1956/1957
English Div 2 (old) 09 Mar 1957 Bristol R 4 - 2 Rotherham
English Div 2 (old) 27 Oct 1956 Rotherham 0 - 0 Bristol R
1955/1956
English Div 2 (old) 31 Mar 1956 Bristol R 1 - 4 Rotherham
English Div 2 (old) 08 Oct 1955 Rotherham 1 - 0 Bristol R
1954/1955
English Div 2 (old) 05 Mar 1955 Bristol R 1 - 0 Rotherham
English Div 2 (old) 16 Oct 1954 Rotherham 6 - 2 Bristol R
1953/1954
English Div 2 (old) 27 Mar 1954 Bristol R 1 - 0 Rotherham
English Div 2 (old) 21 Nov 1953 Rotherham 1 - 1 Bristol R

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Writer:Herringthorpe
Date:Friday December 21 2012
Time: 10:41AM

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