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Who R Ya - Rotherham United

Vital QPR assesses this weekend's opponents - Rotherham United


'If not very nearly dead; then very actually dead'

Stephen Fry's words as General Melchitt in Blackadder Goes Forth have never been more apt than in Rotherham's current situation. The Millers find themselves rock-bottom of the Championship with 17 points, fully 23 points from fourth bottom.

The writing is on the wall and while they initially performed very well to get into the Championship under Steve Evans, and be kept there by an experienced pair of hands in Neil Warnock; the less than inspiring choice of Alan Stubbs started the tail-spin from which they did not recover.

That being said, Rangers fell foul of Paul Warne up at the New York Stadium and the Millers have the unique chance to secure a double this campaign. This is almost certainly set up for Rangers to be the bookies' dream this weekend.


Founded: 1925

Nickname: The Millers

Ground: AESSEAL New York Stadium - 12201

Manager: Paul Warne (Caretaker)



Third Tier

Third Division - Champions: 1950-51 (North), 1980-81
Division Two - Runners-up: 2000-01
League One - Play-Off Winners: 2013-14

Fourth Tier

Fourth Division - Champions: 1988-89
Fourth Division - Runners-up: 1991-92
Division Three - Runners-up: 1999-00, 2012-13


League Cup - Runners Up: 1960-61

Football League Trophy - Winners: 1995-96


Record Attendance: 25170 v Sheffield United (Second Division, December 1952)

Record victory: 8-0 v Oldham Athletic - (Third Division (North), May 1947)

Record defeat: 1-11 v Bradford City - (Third Division (North), August 1928)

Record Buy: £500,000 - Jon Taylor from Peterborough United (August 2016)

Record Sale: £750,000 - Kieran Agard to Bristol City (August 2014)

Record Appearances: Danny Williams - 621 (1945-1966)

Record Goals: Gladstone Guest - 130 (1946-1956)


GOALS: Danny Ward - 10, Tom Adeyemi - 5, Jon Taylor - 4, Jerry Yates - 3.

YELLOWS: Joe Mattock - 9, Darnell Fisher - 8, Will Vaulks - 6, Lee Frecklington - 4.

REDS: Richard Wood - 1, Peter Odemwingie - 1, Darnell Fisher - 1.


1 - Lee Camp
2 - Stephen Kelly
3 - Joe Mattock
4 - Will Vaulks
5 - Kirk Broadfoot
6 - Richard Wood
7 - Anthony Forde
8 - Lee Frecklington
9 - Danny Ward
11 - Jon Taylor
12 - Lewis Price
15 - Semi Ajayi (on loan from Cardiff City)
16 - Kelvin Wilson
17 - Darnell Fisher
18 - Richard O'Donnell
19 - Jonson Clarke-Harris
20 - Dexter Blackstock
21 - Scott Allan (on loan from Celtic)
22 - Joe Newell
24 - Tom Adeyemi (on loan from Cardiff City)
25 - Chris Dawson
26 - Aymen Belaïd
27 - Alex Bray (on loan from Swansea City)
29 - Joel Ekstrand
30 - Ben Purrington
33 - Richard Smallwood
39 - Jerry Yates
40 - Mason Warren
41 - Kuda Muskwe
44 - Fabian Bailey
45 - Laurence Bilboe
46 - George McMahon

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Date:Saturday March 18 2017
Time: 8:00AM

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