Reading FC Match Previews

MATCH PREVIEW: 2002/2003 Season

7 September 2002: LEAGUE DIVISION ONE
ROTHERHAM UNITED (away)
when and where
Saturday 7 September 2002
Kick-Off: 13:00
Note the new early kick-off time due to the England fixture on the same day.
Millmoor Ground, Rotherham.
ticket information

Tickets in advance from the Reading FC ticket office.
Remaining tickets will be on sale on the day.


Adults: 16 advance, 18 on the day.
Concessions: 8 internet advance, 10 on the day.

Buy your ticket by phone through the ticket office on 0118 968 1000.

travel, food, beer
 

Rotherham United F.C., Millmoor Ground, Rotherham, S60 1HR.
For more information call Rotherham United on 01709 512434.

Travel By Rail
Millmoor is just a five minute walk from the railway station.
On exiting the station go left over the bridge.
Head towards the floodlights over (or under via subway) the dual carriageway, and up Masbrough Street.

Travel By Car
For full travel information see the information section within Millers On-Line.
There is a car park at the ground which costs £2.00, and another car park for away fans walking distance from the ground.

Pubs & Food
There's a couple of handy pubs right next to the ground on Masbrough Street. The Millmoor welcomes away fans and serves food. Alternatively Moulders Rest is a traditional local pub with a mix of home and away fans but food isn't served on match days. A quieter family pub is The Kingfisher which is a short walk away on Mary Street. There's plenty of non-pub food available outside the ground with plenty of chipies right nearby.

teams

Reading
Upson - our new loan signing from Arsenal - could well make his debut pushing Williams onto the bench.
From: Hahnemann, Murty, Mackie, Upson, Williams, Shorey, Forster, Watson, Hughes, Salako, Butler, Cureton, Parkinson, Whitehead, Viveash, Rougier.
Rotherham
From: Pollitt, Scott, McIntosh, Swailes, Hurst, Sedgwick, Mullin, Daws, Garner, Warne, Byfield, Robins, Lee, Barker, Gray, Beech.

previous meetings

Reading have had over double the number of wins over Rotherham through history:
Reading wins: 15
Draws: 11
Rotherham United wins: 7
Figures include League, League Cup, and FA Cup only.

2000/2001 Season:
Butler, Cureton and McIntyre all scored at Rotherham as Reading took the full three points. Later in the season it was Butler and Harper that scored the goals that made it two straight wins for the Royals.
3 March 2001: Reading 2 Rotherham United 0 (Division Two)
30 September 2000: Rotherham United 1 Reading 3 (Division Two)

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