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  • Date:16 Apr 2011
  • Kick-off:15:00
  • Venue:Don Valley Stadium
  • Attendance:3,770
Goal!

Live Commentary

93mins

Unfair challenge on Robert Purdie by Jason Taylor results in a free kick. Adam Bartlett takes the free kick.

91mins

Kenny Lunt leaves the field to be replaced by Janos Kovacs. Inswinging corner taken right-footed by Nicky Law from the left by-line, Nicky Law takes a shot. Blocked by Jason Taylor.

91mins

Robert Purdie gives away a free kick for an unfair challenge on Ryan Taylor. Nicky Law restarts play with the free kick.

88mins

Kenny Lunt takes a shot. Nick Fenton gets a block in. Steven Leslie takes the outswinging corner, Joe Heath concedes a free kick for a foul on Marcus Marshall. Jamie Annerson takes the direct free kick.

87mins

Adam Le Fondre gives away a free kick for an unfair challenge on Joe Colbeck. Direct free kick taken by Adam Bartlett.

85mins

Ryan Taylor takes a shot. Joe Heath gets a block in. Outswinging corner taken right-footed by Nicky Law from the right by-line.

85mins

Joe Heath concedes a free kick for a foul on Ryan Taylor. Free kick taken by Tom Newey.

82mins

Nicky Featherstone is caught offside. Waide Fairhurst replaces Stuart Fleetwood. Free kick taken by Nick Fenton.

81mins

Adam Le Fondre takes a shot. Adam Bartlett makes a save.

80mins

Marcus Marshall on for Tom Pope.

78mins

Stuart Fleetwood gives away a free kick for an unfair challenge on Dale Tonge. The referee shows Stuart Fleetwood a yellow card. Dale Tonge takes the free kick.

75mins

Ryan Taylor challenges Michael Townsend unfairly and gives away a free kick. Caution for Ryan Taylor. Stefan Stam restarts play with the free kick.

73mins

Joe Heath concedes a free kick for a foul on Adam Le Fondre. The free kick is delivered left-footed by Tom Newey from right wing, clearance by Michael Townsend.

72mins

Mark Bradley leaves the field to be replaced by Adam Le Fondre.

72mins

Shot by Joe Colbeck from deep inside the area hits the post.

68mins

Richard Rose joins the action as a substitute, replacing James McQuilkin.

66mins

Ryan Taylor takes a shot. Save made by Adam Bartlett.

66mins

Outswinging corner taken right-footed by Nicky Law from the right by-line, Stefan Stam makes a clearance.

66mins

Nicky Law decides to take the corner short.

65mins

Michael Townsend challenges Tom Pope unfairly and gives away a free kick. Tom Newey takes the free kick.

64mins

James McQuilkin produces a right-footed shot from just outside the penalty area that goes harmlessly over the target.

63mins

Steven Leslie has shot on goal from just outside the box which goes wide of the right-hand upright.

61mins

Stuart Fleetwood challenges Ryan Cresswell unfairly and gives away a free kick. Direct free kick taken by Tom Newey.

60mins

Ryan Taylor gives away a free kick for an unfair challenge on Robert Purdie. Stefan Stam restarts play with the free kick.

60mins

Nicky Law produces a cross, Effort on goal by Jason Taylor from inside the box misses to the right of the target.

59mins

Effort on goal by Nick Fenton from inside the area goes harmlessly over the bar.

58mins

Outswinging corner taken right-footed by Nicky Law from the right by-line, Adam Bartlett makes a save.

57mins

Foul by Danny Harrison on James McQuilkin, free kick awarded. Kenny Lunt takes the direct free kick.

56mins

Steven Leslie takes the inswinging corner, Jason Taylor makes a clearance.

54mins

Inswinging corner taken by Nicky Law, Ryan Cresswell has a headed effort at goal from deep inside the area missing to the right of the target.

52mins

Robert Purdie sends in a cross, Mark Bradley makes a clearance. James McQuilkin takes a inswinging corner.

49mins

Effort by Tom Pope from a long way out goes over the crossbar.

48mins

Corner taken by Nicky Law from the right by-line to the near post, Danny Harrison has a header from inside the six-yard box and clears the crossbar.

47mins

The ball is delivered by Stuart Fleetwood, Nicky Featherstone takes a shot. Save made by Jamie Annerson.

46mins

Free kick awarded for an unfair challenge on Joe Colbeck by Danny Harrison. Strike comes in from Steven Leslie from the free kick. Corner taken short by Steven Leslie. Inswinging corner taken by Kenny Lunt from the left by-line, Header from close range by Stefan Stam misses to the right of the goal.

45mins

Ryan Taylor concedes a free kick for a foul on Adam Bartlett. Adam Bartlett takes the direct free kick.

44mins

Stuart Fleetwood gives away a free kick for an unfair challenge on Danny Harrison. Tom Newey takes the free kick.

43mins

The offside flag is raised against Stuart Fleetwood. Tom Newey takes the direct free kick.

41mins

Corner taken by James McQuilkin played to the near post, clearance made by Jason Taylor.

40mins

Joe Heath takes the inswinging corner, clearance by Ryan Cresswell.

38mins

Steven Leslie fouled by Mark Bradley, the ref awards a free kick. Adam Bartlett takes the free kick.

38mins

Ryan Taylor takes a shot. Save made by Adam Bartlett.

37mins

Nicky Law takes a shot. Save by Adam Bartlett.

37mins

The official flags Ryan Taylor offside. Free kick taken by Michael Townsend.

33mins

The offside flag is raised against Steven Leslie. Free kick taken by Nick Fenton.

31mins

Ryan Cresswell has a headed effort at goal from deep inside the area missing to the right of the target.

30mins

Stuart Fleetwood has an effort at goal from the edge of the area that misses to the right of the target.

29mins

Tom Pope gives away a free kick for an unfair challenge on Kenny Lunt. Kenny Lunt restarts play with the free kick.

24mins

Nicky Law crosses the ball, save by Adam Bartlett.

23mins

Free kick awarded for an unfair challenge on Nick Fenton by Stuart Fleetwood. Nick Fenton takes the free kick.

22mins

Joe Colbeck challenges Nicky Law unfairly and gives away a free kick. The ball is delivered by Nicky Law, Headed effort from inside the box by Tom Pope misses to the right of the target.

22mins

Unfair challenge on Kenny Lunt by Tom Pope results in a free kick. Direct free kick taken by Adam Bartlett.

19mins

Outswinging corner taken by Nicky Law from the right by-line played to the near post, clearance made by Joe Heath. Corner taken by Nicky Law played to the near post, Headed effort from deep inside the area by Ryan Cresswell misses to the right of the target.

19mins

Ryan Taylor takes a shot. Stefan Stam gets a block in.

16mins

Effort on goal by Nicky Law from inside the penalty area goes harmlessly over the bar.

13mins

Stuart Fleetwood has an effort from just inside the box that misses to the left of the target.

13mins

Free kick awarded for an unfair challenge on Kenny Lunt by Jason Taylor. Direct free kick taken by Kenny Lunt.

11mins

Shot from just outside the box by Tom Pope goes over the target.

10mins

The referee blows for offside against Ryan Taylor. Adam Bartlett takes the indirect free kick.

8mins

Stuart Fleetwood is ruled offside. Free kick taken by Jamie Annerson.

3mins

Ryan Taylor takes a shot. Save by Adam Bartlett.

1mins

Stuart Fleetwood gives away a free kick for an unfair challenge on Tom Newey. Free kick taken by Tom Newey.

1mins

Outswinging corner taken by Nicky Law from the right by-line, Stefan Stam manages to make a clearance.

1mins

Ryan Taylor takes a shot. Michael Townsend gets a block in.

Match Preview

Scott prepares for Millers bow Andy Scott takes charge of Rotherham for the first time when Hereford visit Don Valley. The former Brentford manager, whose brother Rob spent seven years as a player with the Millers, was named as the permanent successor to Ronnie Moore after agreeing a three-year deal on Wednesday. Scott finds his new side in disarray having slipped from being automatic promotion candidates to four points adrift of the play-offs after a horror run of just five wins from 19 games. The 38-year-old will be without defender Johnny Mullins, who has undergone surgery on a dislocated kneecap, so Nick Fenton and Ryan Cresswell should continue as the central pairing. Goalkeeper Andy Warrington is still struggling with a foot injury which means Jamie Annerson, who admitted to making a mistake in the build-up to Cheltenham's equaliser in the 1-1 draw last week, will retain his place between the posts. Scott, who confirmed he would be selecting the side, must also decide whether to recall top scorer Adam Le Fondre, who found himself on the bench at Whaddon Road, with Tom Pope and Ryan Taylor being preferred in attack. Hereford hope to have Ryan Green available. The Bulls full-back is struggling with a shoulder problem sustained early in the second half of last weekend's stunning 3-0 victory over leaders Chesterfield but stands a good chance of recovering in time for the Don Valley Stadium clash. Otherwise, manager Jamie Pitman again has a full-strength squad to select from as he looks to extend the Bulls' impressive unbeaten run to four games. They have taken points from promotion chasers Gillingham, Wycombe and Chesterfield in recent outings. Should Green make it then Pitman is likely to keep faith the same XI who have started each one of those games. Defender Ryan Valentine (hip) has been training for the past three weeks and could make his return to action before the season is out, but fellow long-term absentee Dan Connor, who has also been sidelined with a hip injury, appears unlikely to feature again this term.

Formation:442Manager: Andy Scott

Rotherham

Formation: 451Manager: Jamie Pitman

Hereford

  • Jamie Annerson
  • Dale Tonge
  • Ryan Cresswell
  • Nick Fenton
  • Tom Newey
  • Nicky Law
  • Jason Taylor
  • Danny Harrison
  • Mark Bradley
  • Tom Pope
  • Ryan Taylor
  • SUBS
  • Jack Leyden
  • Adam Le Fondre
  • Jamie Green
  • Luke Ashworth
  • Paul Warne
  • Marcus Marshall
  • Liam Henderson

Home

Away

Match Report

Millers draw blank against Bulls Rotherham have surely waved farewell to their lingering play off hopes and failed to impress new boss Andy Scott after a disappointing goalless home draw with Hereford. As hard as Rotherham tried in the first half, they simply could not find a way through Hereford's massed defensive ranks, though the visitors could have taken the lead in only the second minute. Stuart Fleetwood chased Stefan Stam's long clearance and with home goalkeeper Jamie Annerson waiting on the edge of his area, Fleetwood almost nipped in to steal. But from then on it was almost all one-way traffic, with Top Pope and Ryan Taylor leading the charge and both going close. Ryan Cresswell had a header cleared off the line from a corner and was then inches wide with another header from Tom Newey's throw in. And Rotherham looked certain to score when Adam Bartlett fumbled Nicky Law's shot but Bartlett redeemed himself with a brave block on Ryan Taylor's follow up shot. Hereford showed more ambition after the break with two men up front and a belief they could grab all three points. And they almost did after 70 minutes when Joe Colbeck smashed a shot against the upright. But still most of the attacking came from Rotherham, but even when leading marksmen Adam Le Fondre came off the bench with 20 minutes to go, the home side could not find a way through.

Form Guide

    DLWLLD
  • Rotherham
  • VS
  • Hereford
  • DWLDDW

Last Meetings

  • Hereford
  • 0 - 1
  • Rotherham
  • 28/08/2010
  • Hereford
  • 3 - 0
  • Rotherham
  • 08/05/2010
  • Rotherham
  • 1 - 1
  • Hereford
  • 10/10/2009
  • Rotherham
  • 0 - 1
  • Hereford
  • 02/02/2008
  • Hereford
  • 0 - 0
  • Rotherham
  • 11/08/2007
  • Hereford
  • 1 - 0
  • Rotherham
  • 04/04/1992

Top Scorers

Rotherham

  • A Le Fondre 19
  • R Taylor 9
  • J Taylor 5
  • N Law 4
  • R Cresswell 4
  • D Harrison 3
  • N Fenton 3
  • M Marshall 3
  • I Thomas-Moore 2
  • P Warne 1
  • O Daley 1
  • J Mullins 1
  • M Randall 1
  • T Pope 1

Hereford

  • S Fleetwood 13
  • J Colbeck 5
  • W Fairhurst 3
  • J McQuilkin 3
  • R Rose 2
  • R Purdie 2
  • J Kovacs 2
  • M Townsend 1
  • S Leslie 1
  • N Featherstone 1

Goals

Rotherham

    • Total goals 122
    • Goals per game 68
  • 8 (For) 8 (Against) Period 0-10 mins
  • 7 (For) 6 (Against) Period 11-20 mins
  • 4 (For) 5 (Against) Period 21-30 mins
  • 9 (For) 5 (Against) Period 31-40 mins
  • 9 (For) 10 (Against) Period 41-50 mins
  • 5 (For) 2 (Against) Period 51-60 mins
  • 7 (For) 5 (Against) Period 61-70 mins
  • 4 (For) Period 71-80 mins
  • 15 (For) 13 (Against) Period 81-90 mins

Hereford

    • Total goals 101
    • Goals per game 47
  • 6 (For) 4 (Against) Period 0-10 mins
  • 5 (For) 6 (Against) Period 11-20 mins
  • 4 (For) 8 (Against) Period 21-30 mins
  • 2 (For) 5 (Against) Period 31-40 mins
  • 6 (For) 10 (Against) Period 41-50 mins
  • 6 (For) 6 (Against) Period 51-60 mins
  • 4 (For) 9 (Against) Period 61-70 mins
  • 6 (For) 4 (Against) Period 71-80 mins
  • 8 (For) 9 (Against) Period 81-90 mins

possession


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