Nationwide Division One, 18/08/01
Last time: 2-0 (1/2/97)
Lingering memory: Stuart Slater. What a nice man.
Previous results: See Watford Versus...
Background: See season preview
Last match: vs. Crystal Palace (H, 11/8/01, L2-3)
Last line-up: M.Pollitt, M.Bryan, C.Swailes, G.Branston, P.Hurst, C.Sedgwick, K.Watson, S.Talbot, P.Warne, S.Barker, M.Robins (Subs: N.Daws, A.Monkhouse, C.Beech, T.Berry, I.Gray)
Ex-Millers at Watford: None
Ex-Hornets at United: None
Mutual friends: Nigel Jemson, Ian Richardson
Web sites: rotherhamunited.co.uk, Millers Online, Millersnet (Rivals), Official
On this day
Previous reports: Watford 1 Cambridge 1, 18/08/98
Celebrity birthdays: Roman Polanski (1933), Robert Redford (1937)
Historical events: The two halves of the Sydney Harbour Bridge are joined (1930); Ringo Starr made his first appearance as a Beatle at a Cavern Club show (1962); Patrick Swayze received a star on the Hollywood Walk of Fame (1997).
Saint of the day: Perhaps it's a little pessimistic for this stage in the season, but Saint Macarius the Wonder-Worker's reputation for redeeming the hopeless might come in handy if things aren't going well.