Date: 16th October 2007 at 10:37pm
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Rotherham Vital’s southernbelle asked our resident statistician, zipadeedoodah, if he could find her any facts out about the first game she attended.


‘My first ever game watching Rotherham was against Bolton at home Bruce Rioch was manager.Rotherham scored and I got crushed against barrier.At half time was escorted down side of pitch to first aid place and was rushed to hospital!! So missed 2nd half but I know we won!! Diagnosed with broken ribs ..great initiation to the Rotherham’

The game in question SB was on September 12th 1992.
Rioch took over at Bolton on 29th May 1992.

Rotherham 2 Bolton 1 gate 5,227 Half Time 1-0

Goals Goater 2 for us
Phil Brown (now Hull manager) for Bolton.


TEAMS

ROTHERHAM
1. Billy Mercer
2. Chris Wilder
3. Chris Hutchings
4. Ian Banks
5. Nigel Johnson
6. Nicky Law
7. Des Hazel
8. Mark Todd
9. Tony Cunningham
10.Shaun Goater
11.Dean Barrick

BOLTON
1. Keith Branagan
2. Phil Brown
3. David Burke
4. Julian Darby
5. Mark Seagreaves
6. Mark Winstanley
7. Scott Green
8. Alan Stubbs
9. Andy Walker
10.Tony Philliskirk
11.Tony Kelly
12.David Reeves for Philliskirk
14.Mark Came for Seagreaves

We went from 13th to 12th in divsion 2
Bolton dropped from 7th to 10th.

southernbelle added:
Thanks Zip. For some reason I took a shine to Nigel Johnson, no idea why lol