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  • Date:13 Aug 2011
  • Kick-off:15:00
  • Venue:Home Park
  • Attendance:6,015
  • Atkinson (48)
  • Evans (52)
    Evans (58) Le Fondre (81)
    Le Fondre (86)
Goal!

Live Commentary

93mins

Foul by Ladjie Soukouna on Adam Le Fondre, free kick awarded. Michael Raynes restarts play with the free kick.

92mins

Effort by Conor Hourihane from a long way out goes over the crossbar.

90mins

The referee blows for offside against Warren Feeney. Conrad Logan takes the direct free kick.

90mins

Danny Harrison gives away a free kick for an unfair challenge on Ladjie Soukouna. Direct free kick taken by Ladjie Soukouna.

89mins

Effort from the edge of the penalty area by Simon Walton goes wide of the left-hand post.

89mins

Simon Walton fouled by Danny Harrison, the ref awards a free kick. Ladjie Soukouna restarts play with the free kick.

87mins

Goal scored by Adam Le Fondre from deep inside the penalty area to the bottom left corner of the goal. Plymouth 1-4 Rotherham.Jason Taylor provided the assist for the goal.

86mins

Jason Taylor fouled by Tom Hitchcock, the ref awards a free kick. Conrad Logan restarts play with the free kick.

86mins

Tom Newey goes into the book.

84mins

Chris Holroyd joins the action as a substitute, replacing Lewis Grabban.

82mins

Adam Le Fondre scores a goal from deep inside the penalty box to the bottom right corner of the goal. Plymouth 1-3 Rotherham.The assist for the goal came from Danny Schofield.

80mins

Free kick awarded for an unfair challenge on Luke Daley by Gareth Evans. The ball is sent over by Warren Feeney, Conor Hourihane takes a shot. Save by Conrad Logan.

76mins

Free kick awarded for a foul by Stephane Zubar on Adam Le Fondre. Direct free kick taken by Jason Taylor.

76mins

Foul by Dale Tonge on Warren Feeney, free kick awarded. Ben Gibson takes the direct free kick.

74mins

Simon Walton concedes a free kick for a foul on Dale Tonge. The free kick is swung in right-footed by Tom Newey, Simon Walton makes a clearance.

72mins

Short corner taken by Simon Walton.

72mins

Will Atkinson takes a shot. Conrad Logan makes a save.

71mins

Lewis Grabban is caught offside. Jake Cole takes the free kick.

71mins

Jason Taylor takes a shot. Blocked by Durrell Berry.

70mins

Corner taken by Conor Hourihane, Stephane Zubar challenges Ryan Cresswell unfairly and gives away a free kick. Conrad Logan takes the direct free kick.

69mins

Will Atkinson takes a shot. Blocked by Ryan Cresswell.

69mins

Unfair challenge on Durrell Berry by Gareth Evans results in a free kick. The free kick is swung in right-footed by Conor Hourihane, clearance by Dale Tonge.

66mins

Warren Feeney takes a shot. Save by Conrad Logan.

64mins

Danny Schofield takes a corner.

63mins

Inswinging corner taken by Danny Schofield from the left by-line, Ben Gibson makes a clearance.

62mins

The offside flag is raised against Warren Feeney. Conrad Logan restarts play with the free kick.

59mins

Gareth Evans gets on the score sheet with a goal from inside the penalty area to the bottom left corner of the goal. Plymouth 1-2 Rotherham.Adam Le Fondre provided the assist for the goal.

58mins

Inswinging corner taken by Danny Schofield from the right by-line, save by Jake Cole.

52mins

Gareth Evans finds the back of the net with a goal from deep inside the penalty box to the bottom left corner of the goal. Plymouth 1-1 Rotherham.Assist by Danny Harrison.

51mins

Short corner taken by Warren Feeney.

51mins

Warren Feeney fouled by Michael Raynes, the ref awards a free kick. Free kick taken by Will Atkinson.

49mins

Will Atkinson finds the net with a goal from just inside the area to the bottom left corner of the goal. Plymouth 1-0 Rotherham.

48mins

Will Atkinson produces a left-footed shot from just outside the penalty box that misses to the left of the goal.

46mins

Warren Feeney has an effort at goal from just inside the box that misses to the left of the goal.

44mins

Ben Gibson challenges Dale Tonge unfairly and gives away a free kick. Conrad Logan takes the free kick.

42mins

Corner taken by Danny Schofield, Michael Raynes takes a shot.

42mins

Unfair challenge on Carl Fletcher by Danny Harrison results in a free kick. Simon Walton restarts play with the free kick.

39mins

Corner taken by Danny Schofield from the left by-line, Michael Raynes takes a shot. Save made by Jake Cole.

38mins

Lewis Grabban is ruled offside. Direct free kick taken by Simon Walton.

36mins

Tom Newey gives away a free kick for an unfair challenge on Durrell Berry. Durrell Berry takes the free kick.

34mins

Luke Daley produces a right-footed shot from outside the penalty area and misses left.

28mins

Ladjie Soukouna takes a shot. Conrad Logan makes a save.

27mins

Free kick awarded for a foul by Jason Taylor on Conor Hourihane. Simon Walton takes the direct free kick.

25mins

Lewis Grabban takes a shot. Comfortable save by Jake Cole.

25mins

Danny Schofield takes a shot. Blocked by Ladjie Soukouna.

24mins

Adam Le Fondre challenges Stephane Zubar unfairly and gives away a free kick. Free kick taken by Durrell Berry.

23mins

Gareth Evans fouled by Durrell Berry, the ref awards a free kick. Direct free kick taken by Tom Newey.

18mins

Luke Daley sends in a cross, save by Conrad Logan.

15mins

Stephane Zubar has an effort at goal from outside the area which misses left.

13mins

Danny Schofield handles the ball and concedes a free kick. Simon Walton takes the free kick.

8mins

Effort from deep inside the area by Gareth Evans misses to the left of the target.

7mins

Close range effort by Lewis Grabban goes wide of the left-hand post.

6mins

Effort from inside the area by Lewis Grabban misses to the left of the target.

3mins

Simon Walton gives away a free kick for an unfair challenge on Danny Harrison. Dale Tonge restarts play with the free kick.

Match Preview

Fitness boost for Argyle Plymouth could be handed a triple boost for the clash with Rotherham. Pilgrims boss Peter Reid hopes to welcome back captain Carl Fletcher, striker Warren Feeney and right-back Durrell Berry after the trio missed the Carling Cup defeat to Millwall. Fletcher grabbed a last-gasp equaliser in the opening-day fixture with Shrewsbury but missed the Lions` visit with a thigh strain. Argyle fielded three teenage strikers in the Millwall game but should be able to call on the experience of 30-year-old Feeney, who was ruled out of Northern Ireland's 4-0 win over the Faroe Islands with a groin injury. "The way it's looking, we will have a couple more players fit for the weekend, which will be a big boost for everyone," Reid said. Rotherham manager Andy Scott has plenty of options at his disposal. Goalkeeper Conrad Logan should come back in after he was ineligible for Tuesday's 4-1 Carling Cup defeat against parent-club Leicester while striker Lewis Grabban and Marcus Marshall, who Scott is trying to convert to a right-back, have recovered from knocks that forced them both off at half-time in that clash. Defender Troy Brown, who also missed the game, will be assessed after he played 90 minutes for Wales Under-21s in midweek and he will be hopeful of replacing Michael Raynes in the starting line-up. Johnny Mullins, Jamie Annerson and Paul Warne are all struggling with knee injuries and they will not feature for some time. Scott is not fazed by what he admits is a tricky team selection, and said: "We have got a good squad. If I wanted to make my life easier I would have got 11 really good players and seven or eight not so good ones. "I put pressure on myself by forming a squad where you have to make tough decisions."

Formation:4231Manager: Peter Reid

Plymouth

Formation: 442Manager: Andy Scott

Rotherham

  • Jake Cole
  • Durrell Berry
  • Stephane Zubar
  • Ladjie Soukouna
  • Ben Gibson
  • Carl Fletcher
  • Simon Walton
  • Luke Daley
  • Conor Hourihane
  • Will Atkinson
  • Warren Feeney
  • SUBS
  • Romain Larrieu
  • Curtis Nelson
  • Tom Hitchcock
  • Jordan Copp
  • Matt Lecointe

Home

Away

Match Report

Millers blitz Argyle Adam Le Fondre and Gareth Evans both scored twice as Rotherham came from a goal down to win 4-1 at Plymouth. Argyle debutant Will Atkinson, on loan from Hull, fired Peter Reid's side ahead after 49 minutes when he cut in from the left wing and let fly with a superb 20-yard effort. That goal was soon wiped out at Rotherham`s lively winger - and man of the match - Evans finished off an angled run from the right with a thumping angled shot to level the scores after 52 minutes. Evans then doubled his tally eight minutes later as he benefited from great work by Le Fondre to fire home. Le Fondre then got off the mark for this term following good work by tireless Danny Schofield in the 82nd minute. He doubled his tally five minutes later, pouncing on an easy opportunity to score from close range.

Form Guide

    D
  • Plymouth
  • VS
  • Rotherham
  • W

Last Meetings

  • Rotherham
  • 1 - 1
  • Plymouth
  • 04/03/2000
  • Plymouth
  • 1 - 1
  • Rotherham
  • 11/09/1999
  • Plymouth
  • 1 - 0
  • Rotherham
  • 13/02/1999
  • Rotherham
  • 0 - 2
  • Plymouth
  • 08/09/1998

Top Scorers

Plymouth

  • C Fletcher 1

Rotherham

  • L Grabban 1

Goals

Plymouth

    • Total goals 2
    • Goals per game 1
  • (For) 1 (Against) Period 61-70 mins
  • 1 (For) Period 81-90 mins

Rotherham

    • Total goals 2
    • Goals per game 1
  • 1 (For) Period 41-50 mins

possession


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