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Rotherham United 3 - Oxford United 1

NYC Stadium

29th Sep 2012

Attendance: 7,258 (away 460)

Rigging Hell and Good Evans

Rotherham United:01 Shearer,05 Sharps,18 Hunt,20 Morgan,23 Harris,04 Arnason,07 Ainsworth,10 O'Connor(Bradley - 90),15 Pringle(Taylor - 84),11 Evans(Agard - 57),16 Odejayi

Substitutes:21 Warrington,06 Mullins,08 Taylor,14 Bradley,19 Noble,17 Nardiello,22 Agard

Scorers: O'Connor 30′(pen), 74′ Taylor 88'

Oxford United:21 Brown,04 Raynes,06 Wright,22 Worley (Leven - 63),02 Batt,17 Capaldi,18 Forster-Caskey (Constable - 81),19 Cox,14 Rigg,15 Potter,29 Craddock (Smalley - 56)

Substitutes:01 Clarke,23 O'Brien,24 Boateng,08 Heslop,20 Leven,09 Constable,10 Smalley

Scorer: Rigg 8′

Star Player

Harry Worley a surprise choice by Chris Wilder to play Harry Worley as the holding midfield man but he disrupted the play until he was replaced due to fitness.

Summary

6 consecutive losses equal the record number lost in a season, but the record secquence is 7 in 1991 where they lost the last two matches of 90/91 and first 5 of 91/92.

To be fair it was an encouraging performance from the yellows team with some positives from some individuals making a return from the injured list. I'm sure a result is just around the corner now.




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Writer: Terry Mail feedback, articles or suggestions

Date:Sunday September 30 2012

Time: 11:07AM

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I was pleased that Michael Raynes got to play at the NYS - and, actually, I thought it was the best I'd seen him play
herringthorpe
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30/09/2012 11:50:00

Have to say Caz looking at your team I think your easily get into the top three, but think you'll win the division. Shame we gave you a penalty to get you back in the game, it was just a stupid tackle. A great breakaway goal to finish us off after we nearly leveled the match. Best of luck until we meet again
Tel Boy
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30/09/2012 12:12:00

as I havent watched them since they beat Bournemouth, what has gone wrong to see then lose so many. are we looking at a manager who has taken them as far as he can, is it just one of those things or are we looking at bigger issues
oxfordspur
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01/10/2012 16:31:00

have to say we are a tad unlucky at the moment we need a few of the walking wounded back to add experience and competition. We will be ok in a month or so
Tel Boy
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01/10/2012 22:29:00

fingers crossed
oxfordspur
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02/10/2012 15:01:00

 

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