Date: 26th February 2018 at 10:22pm
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A few facts and figures of previous games between the Millers and the Gills

Rotherham United travel to Kent to take on Gillingham at the Priestfield Stadium this weekend which will be the fifty-eighth meeting between the two.

The last time the Millers travelled to Gillingham as in April 2014, a game which saw seven goals. The game was just two minutes old when Kieran Agard put the visitors in front. On the half-hour mark Adeboya Akinfenwa equalised with Myles Weston putting the Gills in front twelve minutes into the second half. Tom Hitchcock came off the bench and nine minutes later got an equalising goal for Rotherham. Bradley Dack put the hosts back in front with six minutes to go but Hitchcock got another equaliser two minutes later and in the last minute of the game sent the Millers fans home happy and with three points after getting their fourth and his third of the day.

The time before when the two met at the Priestfield was on Easter Monday 2013 when a Deon Burton goal on twenty-two minutes was enough to give the home side all three points.

In November 2008 the Millers suffered their worst defeat of the 2008/9 season at Gillingham. Simon King put the Gills in front on just six minutes with the Millers having three chances to level from Micky Cummins, Richie Barker and Nick Fenton who Gills ‘keeper Simon Royce made a great save from. On forty minutes Danny Harrison and Barry Fuller went for a fifty-fifty ball with referee Richard Beeby deeming the Millers midfielder had gone in two-footed and showed him a red card. The Millers came out quickly for the second half and when Reuben Reid found himself tripped in the box as he was about to shoot his appeal for a penalty fell on deaf ears and Mr Beeby booked the Millers striker for diving. Thirteen minutes into the second half a fierce shot was well saved by Andy Warrington in the Millers goal but it rebounded to Adam Miller who slotted the ball in the net. Garry Richards made it three-nil on seventy-eight minutes with Luis Cumbers bundling one over the line with two minutes to go to make it a four-nil win for the home side.

The first time the sides met in Gillingham was in October 1968 when the Gills were two-nil winners.

Earlier this season at the New York Stadium Gillingham won three-one. Josh Parker opened the scoring on two minutes and former Miller Tom Eaves made it two-nil for the visitors two minutes into the second half. A goal from Kieffer Moore halved the deficit but a minute after the Millers went down to ten after Joe Mattock saw red Parker made it three-one to Gillingham.


League Games – Millers v Gills
League One
28.10.2017 Rotherham Utd 1-3 Gillingham
05.04.2014 Gillingham 3-4 Rotherham Utd
30.11.2013 Rotherham Utd 4-1 Gillingham
League Two
01.04.2013 Gillingham 1-0 Rotherham Utd
08.12.2012 Rotherham Utd 1-2 Gillingham
21.02.2012 Gillingham 0-0 Rotherham Utd
27.08.2011 Rotherham Utd 3-0 Gillingham
25.04.2011 Rotherham Utd 0-1 Gillingham
08.02.2011 Gillingham 3-1 Rotherham Utd
14.02.2009 Rotherham Utd 2-0 Gillingham
15.11.2008 Gillingham 4-0 Rotherham Utd

League One
07.04.2007 Rotherham Utd 3-2 Gillingham
25.11.2006 Gillingham 1-0 Rotherham Utd
28.01.2006 Gillingham 1-1 Rotherham Utd
10.09.2005 Rotherham Utd 3-0 Gillingham

League Championship
05.03.2005 Rotherham Utd 1-3 Gillingham
18.12.2004 Gillingham 3-1 Rotherham Utd

English Division One
20.03.2004 Gillingham 2-0 Rotherham Utd
27.09.2003 Rotherham Utd 1-1 Gillingham
15.03.2003 Gillingham 1-1 Rotherham Utd
12.10.2002 Rotherham Utd 1-1 Gillingham
26.02.2002 Rotherham Utd 3-2 Gillingham
22.09.2001 Gillingham 2-1 Rotherham Utd

Division Two
25.03.1997 Rotherham Utd 1-2 Gillingham
21.09.1996 Gillingham 3-1 Rotherham Utd

Division Four
15.02.1992 Gillingham 5-1 Rotherham Utd
14.12.1991 Rotherham Utd 1-1 Gillingham

Division Three
02.05.1988 Gillingham 0-2 Rotherham Utd
12.12.1987 Rotherham Utd 1-2 Gillingham
03.02.1987 Gillingham 1-0 Rotherham Utd
06.09.1986 Rotherham Utd 0-1 Gillingham
04.04.1986 Gillingham 3-0 Rotherham Utd
06.11.1985 Rotherham Utd 1-1 Gillingham
13.04.1985 Rotherham Utd 1-0 Gillingham
10.11.1984 Gillingham 2-1 Rotherham Utd
28.04.1984 Rotherham Utd 3-0 Gillingham
26.11.1983 Gillingham 4-2 Rotherham Utd
03.01.1981 Gillingham 0-0 Rotherham Utd
18.10.1980 Rotherham Utd 2-0 Gillingham
26.04.1980 Gillingham 0-1 Rotherham Utd
08.12.1979 Rotherham Utd 2-1 Gillingham
27.03.1979 Rotherham Utd 1-1 Gillingham
19.08.1978 Gillingham 0-0 Rotherham Utd
04.03.1978 Rotherham Utd 2-0 Gillingham
08.10.1977 Gillingham 2-1 Rotherham Utd
07.05.1977 Rotherham Utd 1-0 Gillingham
04.12.1976 Gillingham 1-2 Rotherham Utd
24.02.1976 Rotherham Utd 2-0 Gillingham
23.09.1975 Gillingham 0-0 Rotherham Utd

Division Four
03.10.1973 Gillingham 1-1 Rotherham Utd
18.09.1973 Rotherham Utd 1-1 Gillingham

Division Three
27.03.1971 Gillingham 2-1 Rotherham Utd
05.09.1970 Rotherham Utd 0-0 Gillingham
10.01.1970 Gillingham 1-1 Rotherham Utd
20.09.1969 Rotherham Utd 0-1 Gillingham
09.10.1968 Gillingham 2-0 Rotherham Utd
27.08.1968 Rotherham Utd 1-0 Gillingham