Date: 26th April 2017 at 9:10am
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A few facts and figures of previous games between the Millers and Preston

Rotherham United make the journey to Deepdale on Saturday for their last away game of the season when they take on Preston North End which will be the fiftieth league game between the two.

Last time the pair met in Preston was in January 2016 when an Anthony Andreu goal put the Millers in front on thirty-five minutes. But an Eoin Doyle goal in the second half and an unfortunate own goal in the final minute of the game from Jonson Clarke-Harris gave the hosts a two-one win. The only yellow of the game was shown to Rotherham’s Joe Newell.

The time before that when the sides met at Deepdale was for the League One Play-Off semi-final in May 2014. The game that evening saw the teams draw one-all after Alex Revell had put the visitors in front on twenty-one minutes Joe Garner equalised four minutes into the second half.

The League game earlier in the season in February was also a draw in a game which saw six goals. Lee Frecklington opened the scoring for the Millers on seven minutes with an own goal from Tom Clarke four minutes later giving them a two-nil lead before Craig Davies halved the deficit going into half-time. Paul Gallagher scored the equaliser on the hour mark and five minutes later Preston took the lead for the first time in the game from a Joe Garner goal. With it looking like the Millers would be going back to Yorkshire with nothing up popped Frecklington again in the last minute of the match to rescue a point.

The last time Rotherham beat Preston on their home territory was in League One on Boxing Day 2002. Mark Robins and Richie Barker gave the Millers a two-nil win with both goals being scored in the second half.

Teams That Day

Edwards (Mears)
Skora (Anderson)
Lewis (Abbott)

Subs not used – Molanen, Rankine

Sedgwick (Warne)
Monkhouse (Garner)

Subs not used – Gray, Branston, Talbot

The game earlier this season at the New York Stadium saw Preston go away with all three points. Jordan Hugill and Callum Robinson put the visitors two-up in less than half-an-hour. Richard Wood halves the deficit on the seventy-first minute but ten minutes later Marnick Vermijl made it three-one to Preston.

League Games between Rotherham and Preston

05.10.2016 Rotherham 1-3 Preston
02.01.2016 Preston 2-1 Rotherham
18.08.2015 Rotherham 0-0 Preston

League One
15.05.2014 Rotherham 3-1 Preston (Play-Off)
10.05.2014 Preston 1-1 Rotherham (Play-Off)
25.02.2014 Preston 3-3 Rotherham
10.08.2013 Rotherham 0-0 Preston

09.04.2005 Rotherham1-2 Preston
30.08.2004 Preston 2-0 Rotherham

League One
27.03.2004 Rotherham 1-0 Preston
20.09.2003 Preston 4-1 Rotherham
26.12.2002 Preston 0-2 Rotherham
17.08.2002 Rotherham 0-0 Preston
09.03.2002 Preston 2-1 Rotherham
15.12.2001 Rotherham 1-0 Preston

League Two
08.02.1997 Rotherham 0-1 Preston
02.11.1996 Preston 0-0 Rotherham
27.03.1993 Preston 5-2 Rotherham
21.11.1992 Rotherham 1-0 Preston

Division Three (Old)
20.04.1991 Preston 1-2 Rotherham
20.10.1990 Rotherham 1-0 Preston
20.01.1990 Preston 0-1 Rotherham
19.08.1989 Rotherham 3-1 Preston
16.01.1988 Rotherham 2-2 Preston
19.09.1987 Preston 0-0 Rotherham
09.02.1985 Rotherham 3-0 Preston
22.09.1984 Preston 0-3 Rotherham
10.03.1984 Rotherham 0-1 Preston
12.11.1983 Preston 1-0 Rotherham
25.04.1978 Rotherham 2-1 Preston
27.08.1977 Preston 3-2 Rotherham
26.02.1977 Rotherham 2-0 Preston
18.09.1976 Preston 0-0 Rotherham
20.04.1976 Rotherham 1-1 Preston
13.01.1976 Preston 3-2 Rotherham
04.05.1971 Preston 3-0 Rotherham
16.03.1971 Rotherham 1-1 Preston

Division Two (Old)
30.12.1967 Rotherham 1-0 Preston
26.12.1967 Preston 2-2 Rotherham
28.03.1967 Preston 1-1 Rotherham
27.03.1967 Rotherham 2-1 Preston
09.04.1966 Preston 1-1 Rotherham
30.10.1965 Rotherham 6-3 Preston
12.12.1964 Rotherham 2-2 Preston
22.08.1964 Preston 0-0 Rotherham
04.04.1964 Rotherham 4-2 Preston
23.11.1963 Preston 2-2 Rotherham
16.03.1963 Rotherham 3-1 Preston
27.10.1962 Preston 2-2 Rotherham
17.03.1962 Preston 2-0 Rotherham
28.10.1961 Rotherham 2-2 Preston