Date: 4th May 2018 at 9:15am
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Rotherham United welcome Blackpool for their second league visit to the New York Stadium tomorrow.

The sides have met forty-three times in the league in the past with Blackpool winning nineteen of those to the Millers seventeen.

The last game at the New York Stadium between the two was 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 Millers won against Blackpool on home soil was on a Tuesday night at Millmoor 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 they were still seven points adrift.

Teams That Night
Millers
Cutler
Fleming
Sharps
Worrell
King
Wilson
Woods
Jarvis (Keane)
O’Grady
Henderson (Mills)
Facey

Subs not used – Montgomery, Newsham, Yates

Seasiders
Rachubka
Jackson
Williams
Evatt
Barker
Jorgensen
Forbes (Bean)
Hoolahan
Gillett
Vernon (Parker)
Morrell

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.

he last time Blackpool were winners at Millmoor 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 earlier this season was a Millers win despite Blackpool taking a lead on twenty-one minutes with a Kevin Mellor goal. David Ball scored two in the second half to give Rotherham all three points.

League Games – Rotherham v Blackpool
League One
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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