Date: 24th December 2011 at 9:00am
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A few facts and figures of previous games between the Millers and the Silkmen

The first time the sides met in the League at Moss Rose was in March 1998 which ended in a stalemate and Mark Monington for the Millers getting a red card on sixty-three minutes. The game will probably be remembered because of Referee that day, Tony Leake. With it having rained for what seemed like forever, a pitch inspection was called for and, at 11 am, Mr Leake said the pitch was playable. By kick-off time, and rain still falling, as the players came out of the tunnel what they lined up on looked more like a muddy dirt track than a football field. But the game went ahead and Mr Leake gave out some very peculiar decisions for both sides, including a second yellow for Monington, which, then Manager, Ronnie Moore, was incensed about, having had winger Trevor Berry hacked down twice without even a yellow being shown. But the Millers came away with a point, which, on the day was well deserved.

Teams that day
Macclesfield
Price
Edey
Payne
Howard
Tinson
Sorvel
McDonald
Wood
Whittaker
Chambers (Power)
Askey (Philliskirk)

Sub not used – Brown

Rotherham
Pettinger
Dillon (Bos)
Richardson
Monington
Clark (Hurst)
Knill
Thompson
Hudson
Garner
Berry
Druce (Hayward)


League Result

English League Two
03.01.2011 Macclesfield Town 0-2 Rotherham United
02.11.2010 Rotherham United 1-1 Macclesfield Town
23.03.2010 Rotherham United 3-1 Macclesfield Town
29.08.2009 Macclesfield Town 1-2 Rotherham United
01.01.2008 Rotherham United 3-0 Macclesfield Town
02.10.2007 Macclesfield Town 1-1 Rotherham United

English Division Three
05.02.2000 Rotherham United 2-1 Macclesfield Town
30.08.1999 Macclesfield Town 1-1 Rotherham United
07.03.1998 Macclesfield Town 0-0 Rotherham United
01.11.1997 Rotherham United 1-0 Macclesfield Town