Date: 18th December 2020 at 8:50am
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Rotherham United welcome Derby County to the New York Stadium for the first time since September 2018.

That day the Millers got better as the game went on and only some good goalkeeping from Scott Carson kept the likes of Richie Towell and Kyle Vassell out. A bad challenge from behind on Towell saw former Millers Tom Lawrence get a straight red and minutes later a clumsy challenge on Vasell by Fikayo Tomori saw referee Peter Bankes have no hesitation in awarding a penalty which Ryan Manning duly scored which was his first goal in a Millers shirt. County Manager Frank Lampard spent the final twenty minutes in the stands after also seeing red for leaving his technical area to moan at anyone who would listen to him and the Millers held on to all three points.

May 2017 was a one-all draw with Lee Frecklington putting the hosts in front only for Tom Ince to score from the penalty spot to get a point.

The game at the New York Stadium the season before saw six goals after a goalless first half. Tom Ince scored in the fifty-fifth minute with Chris Martin making it two eight minutes later. Just two minutes after that a lot of Millers fans started to drift away from the stadium when Ince got his second and Derby’s third. With seven minutes to go Danny Ward made it three-one with substitute Leon Best scoring on eighty-five and ninety minutes to send the fans still in the stadium wild and give the Millers a point.

Derby’s first visit to the New York Stadium was in February 2015 and was a game that also saw six goals. Paul Green opened the scoring for the Millers on the thirty-eighth minute but a minute later Tom Ince made it one-one. Four minutes into the second half Richie Smallwood regained the lead for the hosts with Matt Derbyshire making it three-one on the fifty-fourth minute. Tom Ince pulled one back for the visitors with a goal on eighty-three minutes from Darren Bent giving Derby a point. Kari Arnason was the only player booked that day.

The last time the Millers met the Rams at Millmoor was in February 2005 in the snow. After Derby had dominated the game the Millers got a rare corner which Tom Huddleston handled in the box and, from the resulting spot-kick, Martin Butler sent a certain Lee Camp the wrong way to make it one-nil. Just after the half-hour mark Derby were level after Jeff Kenna found Grzegorz Rasiak in the box who slipped the ball under Mike Pollitt in the Millers’ goal. Two minutes into the second half Marcus Tudgay put the Rams ahead and on the seventy-seventh minute Phil Gilchrist brought Adam Bolder down in the area and Inigo Idiakez scored the visitors third from the penalty spot.

The first time the pair met at Millmoor was in Division Two in May 1922 when the Millers went under Rotherham County. Goals from Bell and Pape gave the Millers a two-nil win.

League Results – Millers v Rams
English League Championship
30.03.2019 Derby County 6-1 Rotherham United
15.09.2018 Rotherham United 1-0 Derby County
07.05.2017 Rotherham United 1-1 Derby County
19.11.2016 Derby County 3-0 Rotherham United
12.03.2016 Rotherham United 3-3 Derby County
31.10.2015 Derby County 3-0 Rotherham United
17.02.2015 Rotherham United 3-3 Derby County
09.08.2104 Derby County 1-0 Rotherham United
19.02.2005 Rotherham United 1-3 Derby County
30.10.2004 Derby County 3-2 Rotherham United

English Division One
13.03.2004 Derby County 1-0 Rotherham United
13.12.2003 Rotherham United 0-0 Derby County
01.02.2003 Derby County 3-0 Rotherham United
26.08.2002 Rotherham United 2-1 Derby County

English Division Three
09.05.1986 Derby County 2-1 Rotherham United
02.11.1985 Rotherham United 1-1 Derby County
02.03.1985 Derby County 1-1 Rotherham United
27.10.1984 Rotherham United 2-0 Derby County

English Division Two
23.04.1983 Rotherham United 1-1 Derby County
04.12.1982 Derby County 3-0 Rotherham United
12.04.1982 Derby County 3-1 Rotherham United
02.02.1982 Rotherham United 2-1 Derby County
27.09.1967 Derby County 4-1 Rotherham United
28.08.1967 Rotherham United 1-3 Derby County
25.03.1967 Derby County 2-0 Rotherham United
15.10.1966 Rotherham United 0-0 Derby County
12.03.1966 Rotherham United 3-0 Derby County
18.09.1965 Derby County 1-3 Rotherham United
24.03.1965 Derby County 2-2 Rotherham United
28.12.1964 Rotherham United 1-1 Derby County
18.04.1964 Rotherham United 2-0 Derby County
07.12.1963 Derby County 1-4 Rotherham United
20.04.1963 Derby County 3-2 Rotherham United
30.11.1962 Rotherham United 2-2 Derby County
03.03.1962 Derby County 1-1 Rotherham United
14.10.1961 Rotherham United 2-2 Derby County
04.04.1961 Rotherham United 1-1 Derby County
03.04.1961 Derby County 3-0 Rotherham United
31.08.1959 Rotherham United 1-2 Derby County
26.08.1959 Derby County 1-1 Rotherham United
07.03.1959 Rotherham United 3-0 Derby County
18.10.1958 Derby County 1-1 Rotherham United
22.02.1958 Derby County 3-4 Rotherham United
23.11.1957 Rotherham United 0-2 Derby County
09.04.1955 Rotherham United 2-1 Derby County
20.11.1954 Derby County 2-3 Rotherham United
24.04.1954 Derby County 1-1 Rotherham United
05.12.1953 Rotherham United 5-2 Derby County
26.03.1923 Rotherham County 3-0 Derby County
17.03.1923 Derby County 1-0 Rotherham County
06.05.1922 Rotherham County 2-0 Derby County
29.04.1922 Derby County 4-0 Rotherham County

 
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