Date: 9th April 2018 at 7:14pm
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What was happening with the Millers on this day in the past?

11th April 2017

On this day last year the club announced their season ticket prices for the following season.

Also here on Vital we were asking Do You Support Your Club Whatever?.

11th April 2016

Two years ago then Millers Manager, Neil Warnock, was talking about the March Manager of the Month award he’d received before the game two days earlier. Neil said, ‘This award isn`t just for me, it’s for everyone at the club and that goes from the Chairman down to the cleaners. The award really is for everyone at the club and the fans have played a huge part in the results that we have picked up.’

11th April 2015

On this day in 2015 the Millers lost away at Middlesbrough by two goals to nil.

After the game then Manager Steve Evans said he was taking the pluses from the game saying he thought his team had a good shape and had good energy levels.

It was also on this day that Derby County recalled defender Farrend Rawson.

11th April 2014

Four years ago striker Alex Revell was reflecting on the recent loss against Sheffield United saying, ‘It’s important that we get better again at the big game experience and take it into the play-offs because, whoever you play, it’s going to be a big occasion.’

Steve Evans said that he believed an automatic place had now gone and was making plans for the play-offs.

11th April 2013

On this day in 2013 the Millers injury situation seemed to be getting better. The week before Rotherham had to recall midfielder Mitch Rose from his loan spell with Stamford and also had a young Danny Rowe on the bench. But it was hoped that Claude Davis and Mark Bradley would be fit and ready for the next game.

11th April 2012

In 2012 on this day Darren Patterson, who had been assistant to Andy Scott, left the Millers while Paul Raynor came in as Steve Evans’ number two.

11th April 2011

Seven years ago on this day Jason Taylor was named in the NPower League Two Team of the Week.

11th April 2009

It was on this day is 2009 that the Millers played Notts County at Don Valley. Rotherham went into the lead a minute before half-time with a Mark Hudson goal. The lead was doubled on sixty-nine minutes when Reuben Reid scored his tenth of the season. Ex-Millers, Jonathan Forte got one back for the visitors fifteen minutes from time.

11th April 2008

On this day ten years ago the Millers were deep into administration with Jeremy Bleazard extending the deadline for people to get their bids in for the club by a week.

The headlines in The Advertiser was that the club could lose it’s league status if the creditors fail to vote for a Company Voluntary Arrangement

Meanwhile, there were a few clubs watching the Millers` only real asset at the time, ‘keeper Mark Oxley, who had been called up to play for the England U18 side.
‘Under normal circumstances we would not let him go,’ Mark Robins said, ‘but, with the situation like it is, we need the money.`

Talking about Chris O`Grady, who had refused to sign a wage deferral, Robins said that he would not let the striker leave for nothing, saying, ‘even though the transfer window has closed deals can still be agreed.`

11th April 2007

Racism raised its ugly head at Millmoor on this day in 2007 years ago after it was discovered that Gillingham had lodged a complaint with the FA over an incident the weekend before. Gillingham’s goalkeeper, Kelvin Jack, complained to referee, Steve Bratt, over his treatment from a minority of Millers supporters in the Tivoli. Jack was able to identify the main culprit and the club issued a life time ban on the fan.

Speculation was rife over who Mark Robins would get as his second in command, with John Breckin`s name being top of most peoples list.

11th April 1998

Twenty years ago the Millers entertained Swansea City at Millmoor. Julian Alsop put the visitors in front on the seventeenth minute with Gary Martindale equalising four minutes before half-time for Rotherham in this Division Three game.

11th April 1997

On this day in 1997 Brentford were the visitors to Millmoor and won the game one-nil, the goal coming on the seventy-sixth minute with Rob Taylor scoring.

11th April 1992

In 1992 the Millers beat Rochdale at Millmoor, two-nil. Shaun Goater and Shaun Goodwin scored the goals.

11th April 1987

Thirty years ago today the Millers lost one-nil away at Chester.

11th April 1981

On this day in 1981 goals from Rod Fern, John Mullin and John Seasman gave the Millers a three-nil home win over Charlton Athletic.

11th April 1978

Rotherham got a point away at Plymouth on this day in 1978 with Dave Gwyther scoring in the one-all draw.

11th April 1977

Northampton Town were at Millmoor on this day in 1977 which saw Alan Crawford and Dave Gwyther score the goals in a two-nil win.

Other Games on 11th April

11.04.1966 – Division Two – Norwich 1-2 Rotherham (Casper, Galley)
11.04.1964 – Division Two – Leyton Orient 0-2 Rotherham (Butler, Houghton)
11.04.1959 – Division Two – Sunderland 1-1 Rotherham (Kirkman)
11.04.1955 – Division Two – Rotherham 3-2 Nottingham Forest (Farmer, Johnson, Selkirk)
11.04.1953 – Division Two – Rotherham 4-2 Doncaster (Burke (2), Pell, Shaw)
11.04.1936 – Division Three (N) – Stockport 1-2 Rotherham (Dobson, Smith)
11.04.1931 – Division Three (N) – Rotherham 1-1 Hartlepool (Cockroft)

As Rotherham County
11.04.1921 – Division Two – Cardiff 1-0 Rotherham

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