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RUFC - Head-to-Head v Peterborough

RUFC - Head-to-Head v Peterborough
Rotherham United travel to London Road to take on Peterborough United for what will be the thirtieth league meeting between the pair.

The last time the Millers were at London Road in the league was in League Two in January 2008. The home side went in at half-time with a one-nil lead thanks to a Charlie Lee goal although a shot from Mark Hudson a couple of minutes later skimmed the bar and went out to safety. The second half saw Ryan Taylor and Hudson denied by Posh defenders with Andy Warrington making a great save from Craig Mackail-Smith to keep the Millers in it. At the other end home 'keeper Lewis made a finger-tip save from Jamie Yates but in the final ten minutes of the game Aaron McLean made it two-nil to Peterborough. On the ninetieth minute Ryan Taylor scored for the visitors but in six minutes of time added on Mackail-Smith made it three-one.

The last time the Millers went to London Road and won was on Boxing Day 1999 which, due to the Millers squad suffering from a flu bug then manager Ronnie Moore tried to get the game postponed - though I'm sure at the final whistle he was glad it hadn't been! Danny Hudson opened the scoring in the second minute of the game with Paul Warne making it two on thirty-four minutes. Four minutes into the second half Warney scored again to make it three-nil with Steve Thompson and Leo Fortune-West making it five-nil.

Teams That Day

Posh
Griemink
Hooper
Edwards
Drury
Chapple
Farrell
Etherington (Hanlon)
Davies (Castle)
Gill
Forinton
Clarke

Subs not used - Steele, Scott, French

Millers
Pollitt
Warner
Branston
Wilsterman
Watson
Hudson
Warne (Martindale)
Sedgwick (Berry)
Thompson
Fortune-West
Turner

Subs not used - Knill, Ingledow, Monkhouse

The Millers have been to London Road in the Carling Cup in August 2010 which saw the Millers go ahead on nine minutes with a Marcus Marshall goal. But goals from Ryan Bennett, George Boyd, Aaron McLean and Mackail-Smith gave the Posh a next round tie at home to Cardiff.

Earlier this season the Posh came to the New York Stadium and took away all three points with Grant McCann scoring a fifty-first minute penalty.

League Results
League One
28.09.2013 Rotherham 0-1 Peterborough

League Two
29.01.2008 Peterborough 3-1 Rotherham
19.08.2007 Rotherham 3-1 Peterborough

Division Two
05.05.2001 Peterborough 1-1 Rotherham
25.11.2000 Rotherham 3-0 Peterborough

Division Three
25.03.2000 Rotherham 1-1 Peterborough
26.12.1999 Peterborough 0-5 Rotherham
20.03.1999 Rotherham 2-2 Peterborough
31.10.1998 Peterborough 2-4 Rotherham
31.01.1998 Peterborough 1-0 Rotherham
13.09.1997 Rotherham 2-2 Peterborough

Division Two
30.11.1996 Peterborough 6-2 Rotherham
26.10.1996 Rotherham 2-0 Peterborough
16.12.1995 Peterborough 1-0 Rotherham
30.09.1995 Rotherham 5-1 Peterborough
04.03.1995 Rotherham 0-0 Peterborough
24.09.1994 Peterborough 2-2 Rotherham

Division Four
04.04.1989 Rotherham 1-1 Peterborough
07.01.1989 Peterborough 0-3 Rotherham

Old Division Three
01.05.1979 Rotherham 1-1 Peterborough
16.04.1979 Peterborough 1-1 Rotherham
08.04.1978 Peterborough 1-0 Rotherham
12.11.1977 Rotherham 0-1 Peterborough
22.01.1977 Rotherham 0-0 Peterborough
21.08.1976 Peterborough 0-2 Rotherham
06.04.1976 Rotherham 1-1 Peterborough
27.09.1975 Peterborough 1-3 Rotherham

Old Division Four
11.05.1974 Rotherham 3-1 Peterborough
25.03.1974 Peterborough 2-0 Rotherham

Writer:Herringthorpe
Date:Thursday March 20 2014
Time: 9:08AM

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