Head2Head & Team News - Shrewsbury Town

Last updated : 17 April 2009 By Footymad Previewer
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History of the Rotherham United v Shrewsbury Town fixture

The Millers prepare to entertain Shrewsbury Town at Don Valley Stadium on Saturday afternoon, and hold the advantage on previous meetings between the two. Of the 24 games played, The Millers have recorded 11 wins, and Shrewsbury have come away with 8 victories.

The most recent encounter between these two sides at Millmoor was last season in November 2007, with Rotherham running out comfortable 2-0 winners. Earlier this campaign the Millers were beaten 1-0 at the New Meadow and finished the game with only nine men.

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Recent encounters between the teams:
2008/2009Sat 06 DecShrewsbury Tn.1 - 0Rotherham U.LGE2
2007/2008Sat 08 MarShrewsbury Tn.1 - 1Rotherham U.LGE2
2007/2008Sat 24 NovRotherham U.2-0Shrewsbury Tn.LGE2
1999/2000Sat 29 JanShrewsbury Tn.0 - 0Rotherham U.LGE2
1999/2000Tue 07 DecRotherham U.2 - 1Shrewsbury Tn.ASSM
1999/2000Sat 28 AugRotherham U.4 - 0Shrewsbury Tn.LGE2
1998/1999Tue 20 AprShrewsbury Tn.2 - 3Rotherham U.LGE2

Recent respective form guides

Rotherham United have collected 2 wins and 3 draws from their last six home matches. These games have seen The Millers score just 7 goals, though they have conceded 4.

The away form of Shrewsbury is pretty dire, attaining just 3 draws from the previous six away games and withj only one win all season on their travels, at Exeter on the opening day. While the Shrews have hit 5 goals, 11 have hit the back of the wrong net.

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Current form guides:PWDLFAP
Rotherham U.63217511
Shrewsbury Tn.6051675

Team News....
The Millers are without Mark Lynch and Steve Brogan who remain injured, Micky Cummins also misses out after coming off with a knee injury at Port Vale last Monday.

The Shrews have no fresh injury concerns. Skipper Graham Coughlan returns to face his old club whilst striker Grant Holt starts the game on 99 career goals.

Match officials...
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Prediction ...
Home Win, by the odd goal.

Sequence statistics:
Rotherham U.Unbeaten in the last 4 home games.
Shrewsbury Tn.Not won in previous 17 away matches.
No win in the 7 most recent games.