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Head-to-Head – Millers v Millwalll

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Rotherham United welcome Millwall to the New York Stadium for this East Monday clash in the Championship.

It was October 2022 when the Lions were last on Rotherham soil and in a game that was end-to-end it was the Millers who struck first. After a poor challenge from Jake Cooper on Ben Wiles the hosts got a penalty which Dan Barlaser scored on nine minutes but two minutes before half-time a stunning strike from Zian Flemming saw Millwall equalise. And that’s how the game ended, a point apiece.

Before that Millwall last visited the New York Stadium in September 2020 when a goal from Jed Wallace five minutes into the second half gave the visitors all three points.

In August 2018 Sean Raggett climbed highest from a Will Vaulks cross on twenty minutes to give the hosts all three points.

The first time the pair met at the New York Stadium was in February 2015 when the visitors went ahead with a twentieth minute goal from Martyn Woolford. With the Millers camped in their opponents half for much of the game second half goals from Danny Ward and Kari Arnason gave them all three points and saw unrest from the away fans as they chanted for Manager Ian Holloway’s head.

Before that the pair met on Rotherham soil at Millmoor in September 2006 when they were both in League One. Will Hoskins opened the scoring that day on the half-hour mark with Ian Sharps making it two-nil ten minutes later after heading in a Lee Williamson corner. Sharps turned from hero to villain in time added on when he fouled Danny Hayes in the area and the striker, on loan from Ipswich Town, picked himself up and put the spot kick past Neil Cutler in the Millers goal. The Millers held on until four minutes from time when Hayes got his and the Lions second and Alan Dunne got the visitors all three points on the full-time mark making it three-two to Millwall.

The Millers beat the Lions at Millmoor in December 2000. Dave Artell put the hosts in front four minutes into the second half but two goals from Steven Reid put Millwall two-one up just after the hour mark. But Alan Lee equalised on seventy minutes and three minutes from town got his second to give Rotherham a three-two win.

Although the sides had met in the League Cup at Millmoor (which was a five-two Millers win) the first time they met in the League in Rotherham was the first game of the 1966/7 season. The Millers won the game three-one with the goals coming from John Galley, who scored two, and Colin Clish.

The game at the Den in September was a three-nil win for Millwall with Ryan Longman, Zian Flemming and Tom Bradshaw scoring the goals. Longman and Seb Revan, for the Millers, were booked that Wednesday night.

League Results – Millers v Lions
20.09.2023 Millwall 3-0 Rotherham
01.01.2023 Millwall 3-0 Rotherham
05.10.2022 Rotherham 1-1 Millwall
02.04.2021 Millwall 1-0 Rotherham
19.09.2020 Rotherham 0-1 Millwall
02.02.2019 Millwall 0-0 Rotherham
26.08.2018 Rotherham 1-0 Millwall
28.02.2015 Rotherham 2-1 Millwall
23.08.2014 Millwall 0-1 Rotherham
League One
20.01.2007 Millwall 4-0 Rotherham
30.09.2006 Rotherham 2-3 Millwall
03.01.2005 Millwall 1-2 Rotherham
25.09.2004 Rotherham 1-1 Millwall
Division One
24.02.2004 Millwall 2-1 Rotherham
11.10.2003 Rotherham 0-0 Millwall
28.12.2002 Rotherham 1-3 Millwall
10.08.2002 Millwall 0-6 Rotherham
01.04.2002 Rotherham 0-0 Millwall
09.11.2001 Millwall 1-0 Rotherham
Division Two
07.04.2001 Millwall 4-0 Rotherham
02.12.2000 Rotherham 3-2 Millwall
15.02.1997 Millwall 2-0 Rotherham
23.11.1996 Rotherham 0-0 Millwall
Division Three
29.03.1985 Millwall 0-0 Rotherham
19.03.1985 Rotherham 0-0 Millwall
03.03.1984 Millwall 2-0 Rotherham
18.10.1983 Rotherham 1-0 Millwall
04.04.1981 Millwall 0-1 Rotherham
01.11.1980 Rotherham 3-0 Millwall
12.04.1980 Millwall 0-0 Rotherham
25.03.1980 Rotherham 2-1 Millwall
16.03.1976 Rotherham 1-2 Millwall
18.10.1975 Millwall 3-1 Rotherham
Division Two
20.04.1968 Rotherham 2-0 Millwall
25.11.1967 Millwall 0-0 Rotherham
17.12.1966 Millwall 2-0 Rotherham
20.08.1966 Rotherham 3-1 Millwall

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