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  • Date:06 Apr 2013
  • Kick-off:15:00
  • Venue:Globe Arena
  • Attendance:2,197
  • Threlfall (55) Ellison (89)
  • Revell (63)
Goal!

Live Commentary

91:45 +1.45

Michael O'Connor concedes a free kick for a foul on Kevin Ellison. Michael O'Connor is cautioned by the ref for unsporting behaviour. Will Haining restarts play with the free kick.

90:56 +0.56

Kevin Ellison is cautioned.

89:46

Lewis Alessandra crosses the ball, Kevin Ellison finds the net with a headed goal from deep inside the penalty area. Morecambe 2-1 Rotherham.Assist by Lewis Alessandra.

85:46

Free kick awarded for a foul by Christopher McCready on Kayode Odejayi. Joe Skarz takes the direct free kick.

84:15

Jack Redshaw takes a shot. Save made by Scott Shearer.

83:02

Lewis Alessandra produces a right-footed shot from just outside the area that goes harmlessly over the target.

80:58

Kayode Odejayi joins the action as a substitute, replacing Alex Revell.

79:42

Free kick awarded for a foul by Robbie Threlfall on Kari Arnason. Robbie Threlfall booked for dissent. Direct free kick taken by Ben Pringle.

79:15

Centre by Lionel Ainsworth, Andrew Wright manages to make a clearance.

78:26

Ben Pringle fouled by Andrew Fleming, the ref awards a free kick. Michael O'Connor restarts play with the free kick.

77:17

The ball is delivered by Lewis Alessandra.

76:33

Lewis Alessandra takes a shot. Save by Scott Shearer.

75:37

Handball by Lewis Alessandra. Direct free kick taken by Ben Pringle.

74:45

Dale Tonge on for Mark Bradley.

72:34

Lewis Alessandra replaces Andrew Parrish.

70:25

Free kick awarded for an unfair challenge on Andrew Fleming by Johnny Mullins. Johnny Mullins is sent off by the referee for professional foul. Shot comes in from Robbie Threlfall from the free kick.

67:43

The official flags Ben Pringle offside. Barry Roche takes the free kick.

65:56

Kevin Ellison is flagged offside by the assistant referee. Free kick taken by Scott Shearer.

65:25

Headed effort from inside the area by Stewart Drummond misses to the left of the goal.

64:13

Shot from outside the area by Michael O'Connor misses to the left of the goal.

63:08

Alex Revell finds the back of the net with a goal from the edge of the penalty area to the bottom left corner of the goal. Morecambe 1-1 Rotherham.The assist for the goal came from Lionel Ainsworth.

62:12

Lionel Ainsworth takes a shot. Alex Revell gets a block in.

60:43

Michael O'Connor takes a inswinging corner to the near post, Barry Roche makes a save.

60:20

Corner taken right-footed by Michael O'Connor from the left by-line to the near post, clearance by Kevin Ellison.

59:54

Stewart Drummond gives away a free kick for an unfair challenge on Kari Arnason. Direct free kick taken by Kari Arnason.

59:35

The ball is crossed by Lionel Ainsworth, clearance made by Will Haining.

59:18

Andrew Fleming takes a shot. Save by Scott Shearer.

58:47

Corner from left by-line taken by Andrew Fleming.

57:57

Effort on goal by Michael O'Connor from inside the penalty box misses to the right of the target.

57:22

Inswinging corner taken by Michael O'Connor.

54:39

Free kick awarded for a foul by Michael O'Connor on Gary McDonald. Robbie Threlfall finds the net with a goal direct from the free kick from outside the penalty area to the bottom left corner of the goal. Morecambe 1-0 Rotherham.Gary McDonald provided the assist for the goal.

54:01

Kieran Agard is caught offside. Barry Roche takes the free kick.

53:38

Kari Arnason delivers the ball, clearance by Will Haining.

53:22

The ball is sent over by Joe Skarz, Robbie Threlfall makes a clearance.

50:20

Kieran Agard produces a right-footed shot from inside the area that clears the bar.

48:23

Free kick awarded for an unfair challenge on Robbie Threlfall by Mark Bradley. Free kick taken by Robbie Threlfall.

48:02

Alex Revell takes a shot. Save by Barry Roche.

47:23

Ben Pringle delivers the ball, Will Haining makes a clearance.

46:44

The official flags Kieran Agard offside. Free kick taken by Barry Roche.

44:25

The ball is swung over by Alex Revell.

43:56

The ball is swung over by Joe Skarz, clearance by Robbie Threlfall.

43:41

The ball is sent over by Lionel Ainsworth, Will Haining manages to make a clearance.

42:51

The ball is delivered by Ben Pringle.

41:48

Free kick awarded for a foul by Lionel Ainsworth on Stewart Drummond. Barry Roche takes the free kick.

40:48

Foul by Kevin Ellison on Joe Skarz, free kick awarded. Michael O'Connor crosses the ball from the free kick right-footed from left wing, Will Haining manages to make a clearance.

39:45

Inswinging corner taken by Robbie Threlfall, clearance by Michael O'Connor.

39:29

Jack Redshaw takes a shot. Blocked by Craig Morgan.

36:49

Inswinging corner taken left-footed by Ben Pringle from the right by-line, save by Barry Roche.

36:33

A cross is delivered by Mark Bradley, Christopher McCready manages to make a clearance.

34:15

The referee blows for offside. Barry Roche restarts play with the free kick.

33:13

Lionel Ainsworth produces a right-footed shot from just outside the box that misses to the right of the goal.

32:37

Ben Pringle takes a inswinging corner to the near post, Kevin Ellison manages to make a clearance.

32:29

The ball is sent over by Lionel Ainsworth.

31:32

Ben Pringle concedes a free kick for a foul on Stewart Drummond. Free kick taken by Will Haining.

31:00

The ball is crossed by Kari Arnason, save by Barry Roche.

30:13

The ball is delivered by Lionel Ainsworth, clearance by Will Haining.

25:42

Foul by Mark Bradley on Andrew Wright, free kick awarded. Free kick taken by Christopher McCready.

24:01

Ben Pringle takes a shot. Robbie Threlfall manages to make a clearance.

22:06

Michael O'Connor is caught offside. Barry Roche takes the indirect free kick.

21:48

Corner taken short by Lionel Ainsworth.

21:16

Will Haining sends in a cross, clearance made by Kieran Agard.

20:48

Corner taken by Andrew Fleming from the right by-line.

19:58

Andrew Fleming takes a inswinging corner to the near post, Joe Skarz makes a clearance.

19:06

Johnny Mullins challenges Andrew Parrish unfairly and gives away a free kick. Barry Roche restarts play with the free kick.

18:30

Inswinging corner taken left-footed by Ben Pringle, Kevin Ellison manages to make a clearance.

16:39

Centre by Joe Skarz.

14:13

The referee blows for offside. Barry Roche takes the free kick.

14:02

The ball is crossed by Michael O'Connor, clearance made by Andrew Parrish.

13:29

Michael O'Connor takes a inswinging corner from the left by-line to the near post.

12:04

Gary McDonald challenges Kari Arnason unfairly and gives away a free kick. Free kick taken by Michael O'Connor.

10:43

Unfair challenge on Alex Revell by Christopher McCready results in a free kick. Free kick taken by Scott Shearer.

10:34

The ball is delivered by Robbie Threlfall, clearance by Alex Revell.

10:00

Mark Bradley gives away a free kick for an unfair challenge on Kevin Ellison. Robbie Threlfall restarts play with the free kick.

9:21

Shot from just outside the area by Ben Pringle misses to the right of the target.

5:12

Unfair challenge on Michael O'Connor by Kevin Ellison results in a free kick. Mark Bradley restarts play with the free kick.

3:55

Andrew Fleming takes a shot. Joe Skarz gets a block in.

3:49

Robbie Threlfall delivers the ball.

3:14

A cross is delivered by Lionel Ainsworth, save by Barry Roche.

1:42

Corner taken left-footed by Ben Pringle, save by Barry Roche.

0:52

Free kick awarded for a foul by Kari Arnason on Andrew Fleming. Barry Roche takes the free kick.

0:41

Joe Skarz delivers the ball, Barry Roche makes a save.

0:12

Andrew Wright challenges Alex Revell unfairly and gives away a free kick. Direct free kick taken by Joe Skarz.

Match Preview

No comeback for Fenton Morecambe defender Nick Fenton is set to miss out once more when his former club Rotherham visit the Globe Arena. Fenton has been sidelined in recent weeks with a calf problem and will once again be unable to bolster the Shrimps backline. It is an option boss Jim Bentley would have welcomed after branding the 1-0 Easter Monday defeat to Wycombe as the worst display during his time at the club. "I'm still reeling a bit from Monday because we were so poor," he told Morecambe's official website. "The pitch didn't help but we can't use that as an excuse because we were second best in far too many areas. I felt sorry for the fans because that just wasn't us and they deserve better than that. "Rotherham will be really tough opponents but we have done pretty well at home against the top teams and I want us to show that same type of form and spirit this weekend." Andy Parrish offers an alternative defensive option having come through a midweek reserve game on his return from a thigh injury. Regular number one Barry Roche is expected to return between the posts after being rested in favour of understudy Andreas Arestidou last time out. Rotherham will give midfielder Lee Frecklington every chance of making their trip. The former Peterborough man missed Easter Monday's defeat at leaders Gillingham with an illness and has been in quarantine at home since. He is due to return to the club on Friday and boss Steve Evans hopes he will be well enough to travel to the west coast. "We haven't seen him, we will leave him at home until we travel," Evans said. "He's a lot better and we will see how he trains on Friday. He's a worry and every time an opposition sees a teamsheet and he isn't on it it gives them a boost." Evans is also hoping a few of his players can overcome knocks in time to feature, with Claude Davis (dead leg), Danny Kearns (calf) and Michael O'Connor (leg) doubts. Lionel Ainsworth and David Noble were substituted at half-time at Priestfield on Monday after a disappointing first-half showing, but they could keep their place as Ainsworth played well in a midweek reserve-team win over Tranmere, while Noble has impressed Evans in training. The Millers' automatic promotion bid is in danger of hitting the buffers, with just one win in five, but they remain four points off third with a game in hand.

Formation:433Manager: Jim Bentley

Morecambe

Formation: 4411Manager: Steve Evans

Rotherham

  • Barry Roche
  • Andrew Parrish
  • Will Haining
  • Christopher McCready
  • Robbie Threlfall
  • Andrew Fleming
  • Stewart Drummond
  • Gary McDonald
  • Andrew Wright
  • Jack Redshaw
  • Kevin Ellison
  • SUBS
  • Andreas Arestidou
  • Lewis Alessandra
  • Ryan Williams
  • Jordan Burrow
  • Joe Mwasile
  • Chris Doyle
  • Chris Holroyd

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Match Report

Form Guide

    LDDLDL
  • Morecambe
  • VS
  • Rotherham
  • WLDLWL

Last Meetings

  • Rotherham
  • 2 - 1
  • Morecambe
  • 23/10/2012
  • Rotherham
  • 3 - 2
  • Morecambe
  • 21/04/2012
  • Morecambe
  • 3 - 3
  • Rotherham
  • 25/10/2011
  • Rotherham
  • 0 - 1
  • Morecambe
  • 02/04/2011
  • Morecambe
  • 0 - 0
  • Rotherham
  • 14/08/2010
  • Morecambe
  • 2 - 0
  • Rotherham
  • 10/04/2010

Top Scorers

Morecambe

  • J Redshaw 14
  • K Ellison 10
  • A Fleming 4
  • G McDonald 3
  • L Alessandra 3
  • S Drummond 2
  • C McCready 2
  • N Fenton 1
  • A Parrish 1
  • I Reid 1
  • C Holroyd 1
  • J Burrow 1

Rotherham

  • D Nardiello 14
  • B Pringle 6
  • K Odejayi 5
  • A Revell 5
  • L Frecklington 4
  • M O'Connor 4
  • D Noble 3
  • J Mullins 3
  • K Agard 3
  • K Arnason 2
  • M Bradley 1

Goals

Morecambe

    • Total goals 108
    • Goals per game 52
  • 7 (For) 4 (Against) Period 0-10 mins
  • 1 (For) 2 (Against) Period 11-20 mins
  • 4 (For) 4 (Against) Period 21-30 mins
  • 4 (For) 3 (Against) Period 31-40 mins
  • 2 (For) 7 (Against) Period 41-50 mins
  • 9 (For) 6 (Against) Period 51-60 mins
  • 5 (For) 9 (Against) Period 61-70 mins
  • 7 (For) 5 (Against) Period 71-80 mins
  • 13 (For) 16 (Against) Period 81-90 mins

Rotherham

    • Total goals 118
    • Goals per game 62
  • 5 (For) 7 (Against) Period 0-10 mins
  • 4 (For) 2 (Against) Period 11-20 mins
  • 4 (For) 9 (Against) Period 21-30 mins
  • 6 (For) 5 (Against) Period 31-40 mins
  • 7 (For) 4 (Against) Period 41-50 mins
  • 8 (For) 7 (Against) Period 51-60 mins
  • 8 (For) 5 (Against) Period 61-70 mins
  • 11 (For) 6 (Against) Period 71-80 mins
  • 9 (For) 10 (Against) Period 81-90 mins

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