Date: 31st December 2019 at 9:45am
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Rotherham United welcome Blackpool for their third league visit to the New York Stadium with the last time being the final game of the 2017/18 season when a Will Vaulks goal on fifty-eight minutes gave the Millers all three points seeing them finish in fourth place to go into the play-offs.

Blackpool’s first visit to the New York Stadium came in November 2014 when Jordan Bowery put the Millers in front on seventy-eight minutes but a goal from Steve Davies seven minutes later gave the visitors a point.

The last time the pair met at Millmoor was a Tuesday night in what was a re-arranged game in March 2007. With the Millers in the relegation zone Chris O’Grady scored the only goal of the game to give them a bit of a lift but it still left them seven points adrift.

Teams That Night
Jarvis (Keane)
Henderson (Mills)
Subs not used – Montgomery, Newsham, Yates

Forbes (Bean)
Vernon (Parker)
Subs not used – Joseph, Coid, Tierney

The game at Millmoor the season before was a four-nil win for the hosts. John Mullin opened the scoring five minutes before half time with a Deon Burton second-half hat-trick making it four-nil.

The last time Blackpool were winners on Rotherham soil was in August 1996. A goal on the verge of half-time from Andy Hayward gave the Millers the lead but two minutes into the second half Lee Philpott equalised. Andy Preece got the winner for the visitors on the seventy-ninth minute. Andy Roscoe and Mark Monington were booked that evening.

The first ever game between the two at Millmoor was in the Old Division Two on Easter Monday. Blackpool won the game two-one with Rotherham’s goal coming from Albert Pape.

The game at Bloomfield Road in October was a two-one win for the Millers. Michael Smith and Clark Robertson scored for the visitors before a last minute Armand Gnandullet penalty gave Blackpool a consolation.

League Games – Rotherham v Blackpool
League One

12.10.2019 Blackpool 1-2 Rotherham
05.05.2018 Rotherham 1-0 Blackpool
09.12.2017 Blackpool 1-2 Rotherham
28.12.2014 Blackpool 1-1 Rotherham
29.11.2014 Rotherham 1-1 Blackpool
27.03.2007 Rotherham1-0 Blackpool
12.08.2006 Blackpool 0-1 Rotherham
11.03.2006 Blackpool 0-0 Rotherham
27.08.2005 Rotherham 4-0 Blackpool
Division Two
31.03.1997 Blackpool 4-1 Rotherham
27.08.1996 Rotherham 1-2 Blackpool
08.04.1996 Blackpool 1-2 Rotherham
21.10.1995 Rotherham 2-1 Blackpool
25.02.1995 Blackpool 2-2 Rotherham
01.10.1994 Rotherham 0-2 Blackpool
26.03.1994 Blackpool 1-2 Rotherham
02.10.1993 Rotherham 0-2 Blackpool
16.01.1993 Blackpool 2-0 Rotherham
26.09.1992 Rotherham 3-2 Blackpool
Division Four
20.04.1992 Rotherham 2-0 Blackpool
28.09.1991 Blackpool 3-0 Rotherham
Division Three (Old)
02.04.1988 Rotherham 0-1 Blackpool
07.11.1987 Blackpool 3-0 Rotherham
04.04.1987 Rotherham 1-0 Blackpool
08.11.1986 Blackpool 1-0 Rotherham
29.03.1986 Blackpool 2-1 Rotherham
01.01.1986 Rotherham 4-1 Blackpool
11.11.1980 Rotherham 4-0 Blackpool
20.08.1980 Blackpool 0-0 Rotherham
06.05.1980 Rotherham 0-2 Blackpool
15.09.1979 Blackpool 3-2 Rotherham
18.11.1978 Blackpool 1-2 Rotherham
26.08.1978 Rotherham 2-1 Blackpool
Division Two (Old)
24.02.1968 Blackpool 1-1 Rotherham
07.10.1967 Rotherham 1-2 Blackpool
05.05.1923 Rotherham 1-0 Blackpool
28.04.1923 Blackpool 1-0 Rotherham
12.11.1921 Blackpool 3-1 Rotherham
06.11.1921 Rotherham 0-1 Blackpool
19.02.1921Blackpool 0-1 Rotherham
12.02.1921 Rotherham 0-2 Blackpool
05.04.1920 Rotherham 1-2 Blackpool
01.01.1920 Blackpool 5-1 Rotherham

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