Date: 28th December 2019 at 10:26pm
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Rotherham United welcome Peterborough for their third league visit to the New York Stadium.

The last time the pair met in Rotherham was Good Friday in March 2018 when Caolan Lavery put the hosts one up on sixty-eight minutes only for Jack Marriott to grab a last minute goal and a point for Peterborough the time before being in September 2013 when the Posh consigned the Millers to their first league defeat of the season. Kari Arnason was alleged to have handled in the area with Grant McCann scoring from the resulting penalty six minutes into the second half.

The last time the Millers beat Peterborough on Rotherham soil, at Millmoor, was in August 2007 when Derek Holmes opened the scoring on eight minutes with Chris O’Grady making it two-nil on thirty-three minutes. Two minutes later it was three-nil with a second goal from Holmes and could have had his hat-trick at the start of the second half but saw his shot go just past the post. Aaron McLean got a consolation in the final minutes of the game for the Posh but it was the Millers fans who went home happy. Playing for the visitors that day was Craig Morgan who went on to captain Rotherham.

Teams That Day
Millers
Warrington
Tonge
Joseph
Sharps
Coughlan
Harrison
Todd
Bean
P Holmes
C O’Grady
D Holmes
Subs not used – Cann, King, Hurst, Duncum, Newsham

Posh
Jalal
Morgan
Blackett (Westwood)
Day
Low
Newton
Keates
Boyd (Howe)
Hyde (Lee)
Whelpdale
McLean
Subs not used – Tyler, Crowe

The first time the pair met in the league at Millmoor was in May 1974 in the old Division Four. The game was a three-one win to the hosts with the Rotherham goals coming from Jimmy Goodfellow, Trevor Womble and John Woodall.

League Results
League One

30.03.2018 Rotherham 1-1 Peterborough
19.08.2017 Peterborough 2-1 Rotherham
22.03.2014 Peterborough 0-1 Rotherham
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

 
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