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  • Date:05 Nov 2011
  • Kick-off:15:00
  • Venue:Don Valley Stadium
  • Attendance:3,284
  • Grabban (13) Holroyd (40)
Goal!

Live Commentary

87:42

Scott Davies challenges Alex Revell unfairly and gives away a free kick. Free kick taken by Guy Branston. Scott Davies is cautioned by the ref for unsporting behaviour.

86:53

Tom Newey on for Lewis Grabban.

85:20

Gareth Evans gives away a free kick for an unfair challenge on Scott Davies. Scott Davies takes the direct free kick. Corner from left by-line taken by Peter Vincenti. Corner taken by Scott Davies from the left by-line, Jason Taylor manages to make a clearance.

84:46

Outswinging corner taken from the right by-line by Scott Davies, Alex Revell manages to make a clearance.

84:01

Michael Rankine concedes a free kick for a foul on Jon Harley. Indirect free kick taken by Conrad Logan.

83:36

Centre by Ben Herd, clearance by Conrad Logan.

82:03

Gareth Evans takes a shot. Blocked by Ben Herd.

80:12

(Aldershot) makes a substitution, with Bradley Bubb coming on for Adam Smith.

79:36

Shot from outside the penalty box by Peter Vincenti goes wide right of the goal.

77:11

The ball is crossed by Gareth Evans, Anthony Straker makes a clearance.

76:35

Alex Revell takes a long range shot clearing the bar.

75:29

Centre by Lewis Grabban, clearance by Ben Herd.

75:04

The offside flag is raised against Michael Rankine. Jason Taylor takes the indirect free kick.

72:10

Luke Foster challenges Peter Vincenti unfairly and gives away a free kick. Luke Foster is shown a yellow card for unsporting behaviour. Jamie Collins restarts play with the free kick.

71:22

The assistant referee flags for offside against Adam Smith. Free kick taken by Conrad Logan.

70:34

Foul by Lewis Grabban on Michael Rankine, free kick awarded. Peter Vincenti takes the free kick.

70:20

Chris Holroyd takes a shot. Jamie Collins makes a brilliant save.

69:35

The ball is swung over by Scott Davies.

68:37

Free kick awarded for an unfair challenge on Darren Jones by Alex Revell. Jamie Collins restarts play with the free kick.

67:56

Free kick awarded for a foul by Michael Rankine on Lewis Grabban. Indirect free kick taken by Guy Branston.

66:07

Scott Davies on for Jermaine McGlashan.

64:29

Free kick awarded for an unfair challenge on Jon Harley by Adam Smith. Direct effort from the free kick comes in from Gareth Evans.

64:01

The ball is delivered by Dale Tonge, clearance by Aaron Morris.

63:55

The ball is swung over by Lewis Grabban, Anthony Straker gets a block in.

62:30

Free kick awarded for a foul by Peter Vincenti on Chris Holroyd. Gareth Evans produces a strike on goal direct from the free kick, save made by Jamie Collins.

61:32

Corner from the left by-line taken by Adam Smith, clearance made by Guy Branston.

61:20

Effort on goal by Darren Jones from 25 yards. Brilliant save by Conrad Logan.

53:44

Ross Worner challenges Alex Revell unfairly and gives away a free kick. Ross Worner shown a red card. Danny Hylton leaves the field to be replaced by Jamie Collins. Indirect free kick taken by Gareth Evans.

51:32

Free kick awarded for an unfair challenge on Luke Foster by Luke Guttridge. Free kick taken by Jason Taylor.

49:44

Michael Rankine takes a shot. Guy Branston gets a block in.

46:12

Lewis Grabban challenges Anthony Straker unfairly and gives away a free kick. Free kick taken by Anthony Straker.

45:20

Centre by Adam Smith, Guy Branston manages to make a clearance.

44:15

Michael Rankine challenges Guy Branston unfairly and gives away a free kick. Jason Taylor takes the direct free kick. Michael Rankine is booked.

40:00

Foul by Peter Vincenti on Jon Harley, free kick awarded. The ball is swung over by Gareth Evans, Chris Holroyd grabs a headed goal from close range. Rotherham 2-0 Aldershot.Assist on the goal came from Gareth Evans.

38:14

Right-footed shot by Adam Smith went wide left of the net.

35:20

Gareth Evans concedes a free kick for a foul on Anthony Straker. The free kick is swung in right-footed by Ben Herd, save by Conrad Logan.

35:01

Inswinging corner taken right-footed by Adam Smith from the right by-line, Guy Branston manages to make a clearance.

34:03

Dale Tonge sends in a cross, Danny Harrison takes a shot. Aaron Morris gets a block in.

30:53

Lewis Grabban crosses the ball.

29:24

Anthony Straker is penalised for handball and concedes a free kick. Jon Harley crosses the ball in from the free kick, clearance by Aaron Morris.

28:14

Effort from the edge of the box by Gareth Evans goes wide of the right-hand upright.

27:30

Shot by Jermaine McGlashan from deep inside the penalty area misses to the right of the target.

26:02

Gareth Evans takes a shot. Corner taken right-footed by Gareth Evans, Ben Herd makes a clearance. Guy Branston takes a shot. Save by Ross Worner. Gareth Evans takes a shot. Ross Worner makes a save. Ross Worner makes a save.

25:27

Foul by Aaron Morris on Chris Holroyd, free kick awarded. Indirect free kick taken by Jason Taylor.

24:20

The ball is crossed by Adam Smith, clearance by Guy Branston. Outswinging corner taken from the right by-line by Adam Smith.

23:42

The ball is sent over by Adam Smith, clearance made by Dale Tonge. Short corner worked by Adam Smith.

22:55

Unfair challenge on Jermaine McGlashan by Jon Harley results in a free kick. Adam Smith crosses the ball in from the free kick, Guy Branston manages to make a clearance.

21:21

Free kick awarded for a foul by Gareth Evans on Ben Herd. Indirect free kick taken by Ross Worner.

18:09

Jermaine McGlashan delivers the ball, Unfair challenge on Darren Jones by Chris Holroyd results in a free kick. Free kick taken by Ross Worner.

17:45

The ball is delivered by Gareth Evans, Anthony Straker manages to make a clearance.

14:54

Alex Revell takes a shot. Darren Jones gets a block in. Corner taken by Jon Harley from the right by-line, Danny Hylton manages to make a clearance. Inswinging corner taken right-footed by Gareth Evans from the left by-line, clearance by Danny Hylton.

12:30

Free kick awarded for a foul by Luke Guttridge on Danny Harrison. The ball is sent over by Gareth Evans, Lewis Grabban finds the net with a goal from inside the six-yard box low into the middle of the goal. Rotherham 1-0 Aldershot.Gareth Evans provided the assist for the goal.

11:01

Corner taken by Jermaine McGlashan, free kick awarded for an unfair challenge on Guy Branston by Darren Jones. Free kick taken by Conrad Logan.

10:28

The ball is swung over by Adam Smith, Peter Vincenti takes a shot. Blocked by Dale Tonge.

8:48

Inswinging corner taken by Jon Harley.

6:41

The ball is sent over by Dale Tonge, blocked by Anthony Straker.

5:27

Jon Harley sends in a cross, save by Ross Worner.

5:14

Dale Tonge crosses the ball, clearance made by Aaron Morris.

4:34

Peter Vincenti delivers the ball, clearance made by Guy Branston.

4:03

Gareth Evans takes a shot. Blocked by Aaron Morris.

3:26

Michael Rankine challenges Jon Harley unfairly and gives away a free kick. Jon Harley takes the free kick.

Match Preview

Defensive changes for Millers Rotherham manager Andy Scott will be forced to change his defence once again when Aldershot visit Don Valley. Scott, who has been beset by injuries to his backline this season, is unable to call on Michael Raynes who was stretchered off in the 1-1 draw with Northampton last week with a knee problem. It was feared the centre-half had suffered a cruciate ligament injury but it has eased with the problem spreading to his calf and Achilles. Raynes' absence is at least off-set by the return of Guy Branston, who has completed a three-match ban following a red card just an hour into his three-month loan spell, and he should slot into the back four. Goalkeeper Andy Warrington has returned to light training following a thigh injury and Scott will be tempted to hand the veteran the shirt after Conrad Logan's clanger handed the Cobblers a point at Sixfields. Ryan Cresswell (ankle), Mark Bradley (shoulder) and Jamie Annerson (knee) remain long-term absentees as the Millers chase a first league win in 10 games. Aldershot continue to be missing only Alex Rodman as they make the trip north. Rodman has been forced to the sidelines for the recent victories over Crewe and Burton having damaged his shoulder during the Shots' Carling Cup fourth-round exit to Manchester United. And the midfielder will again sit out at Don Valley as Dean Holdsworth's resurgent side aim to make it four consecutive league wins having kick-started their recent upturn in form with a 5-2 triumph at Dagenham & Redbridge. Holdsworth has named the same matchday 16 for the last two games and could well opt to keep faith for a third successive encounter in South Yorkshire. Shots, 13th, are coming up against a Rotherham side just two points and two places below them in the table, however Andy Scott`s side have failed to win any of their last nine league matches.

Formation:442Manager: Andy Scott

Rotherham

Formation: 442Manager: Dean Holdsworth

Aldershot

  • Conrad Logan
  • Dale Tonge
  • Guy Branston
  • Luke Foster
  • Jon Harley
  • Gareth Evans
  • Jason Taylor
  • Danny Harrison
  • Chris Holroyd
  • Alex Revell
  • Lewis Grabban
  • SUBS
  • Andy Warrington
  • Tom Newey
  • Marcus Marshall
  • Danny Schofield
  • Johnny Mullins

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Match Report

Millers claim overdue victory Rotherham got their first win in 10 games and kept their first clean sheet since the end of August with a 2-0 win over 10-man Aldershot. After an early scare, when Danny Hylton's shot was bravely blocked by Guy Branston, Rotherham took the lead after 14 minutes. Shots goalkeeper Ross Worner spilled Gareth Evans' 30-yard free-kick and Lewis Grabban was left with a simple tap in. The Millers could have doubled their lead in the 27th minute but Worner made up for his earlier mistake with a brilliant save to keep out a Branston header and followed up with a second save to deny Evans. Jermaine McGlashan had a great chance to level for the visitors a minute later, but he shot into the side netting and Rotherham went on to double their advantage four minutes before the break. Chris Holroyd's glancing header from Evans' free kick was just enough to take the ball wide of Worner's dive and into the top corner. And things got worse for the visitors 10 minutes after the break when Worner received a straight red card after he raced out of his area and clattered straight into Alex Revell. With no keeper on the bench, Hylton went off and midfielder Jamie Collins came off the bench to take over between the sticks. However, Collins proved his worth with a great save to deny Holroyd but it mattered little as the Millers comfortably held on.

Form Guide

    LLLDDD
  • Rotherham
  • VS
  • Aldershot
  • LLLWWW

Last Meetings

  • Aldershot
  • 2 - 2
  • Rotherham
  • 30/04/2011
  • Rotherham
  • 1 - 0
  • Aldershot
  • 11/12/2010
  • Aldershot
  • 3 - 0
  • Rotherham
  • 05/04/2010
  • Rotherham
  • 0 - 0
  • Aldershot
  • 31/10/2009
  • Aldershot
  • 0 - 1
  • Rotherham
  • 04/04/2009
  • Rotherham
  • 1 - 2
  • Aldershot
  • 17/03/2009

Top Scorers

Rotherham

  • L Grabban 7
  • G Evans 6
  • A Revell 3
  • R Cresswell 2
  • D Schofield 1
  • D Harrison 1
  • J Taylor 1
  • T Brown 1
  • B Pringle 1

Aldershot

  • D Hylton 9
  • J McGlashan 4
  • L Guttridge 3
  • P Vincenti 2
  • M Rankine 1
  • A Rodman 1

Goals

Rotherham

    • Total goals 57
    • Goals per game 28
  • 4 (For) 4 (Against) Period 0-10 mins
  • 1 (For) 2 (Against) Period 11-20 mins
  • 3 (For) 5 (Against) Period 21-30 mins
  • 5 (For) 4 (Against) Period 31-40 mins
  • 2 (For) 5 (Against) Period 41-50 mins
  • 5 (For) 2 (Against) Period 51-60 mins
  • 3 (For) 3 (Against) Period 61-70 mins
  • 2 (For) 1 (Against) Period 71-80 mins
  • 3 (For) 3 (Against) Period 81-90 mins

Aldershot

    • Total goals 51
    • Goals per game 22
  • 3 (For) 2 (Against) Period 0-10 mins
  • 2 (For) 2 (Against) Period 11-20 mins
  • 3 (For) 2 (Against) Period 21-30 mins
  • 4 (For) 1 (Against) Period 31-40 mins
  • 4 (For) 1 (Against) Period 41-50 mins
  • (For) 2 (Against) Period 51-60 mins
  • 2 (For) 2 (Against) Period 61-70 mins
  • 1 (For) 4 (Against) Period 71-80 mins
  • 3 (For) 2 (Against) Period 81-90 mins

possession


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