2019/20 Opposition Guide: Rotherham United

Ahead of the 2019/20 Sky Bet League One campaign, bwfc.co.uk will profile each of Wanderers' opponents.

In our latest article, we have Rotherham United...

Nickname: The Millers

Founded: 1925

Stadium: AESSEALNew York Stadium

Capacity: 12, 021

2018/19 Finish: 22nd in Championship (relegated)

2018/19 Top Scorer: Michael Smith, 8 goals in all competitions

Manager: Paul Warne

Distance From The University Of Bolton Stadium: 62 miles

Getting To The Ground

By Car -M1 Junction 35 leave motorway, take 1st exit signed A629 (Upper Wortley Road) 

-1st Roundabout - take 2nd exit (A629) 

-2nd Roundabout - take 2nd exit (A629) 

-3rd Roundabout (College Rd / B&Q Roundabout) take the 4th exit 

-After the first set of traffic lights take the first exit onto Main Street

-Turn right onto Don Street after the council offices, and follow the signs for 'Town Centre Parking' 

Buses/Trains to AESSEAL New York Stadium

The main Rotherham Bus and Train stations are both within 10 minutes walking time of the stadium. Once exiting the bus/train station there is ample pedestrian signage to direct you to the stadium.

The Stadium Address for SatNavs is as follows:


New York Way, 


S60 1AH.

Car Parking 

There is no car parking for away fans at the ground, the only exception will be pre-agreed disabled parking. There are a number of private parking areas around the ground, including a pay and display on Sheffield Road and an NCP in the town centre.

We can also recommend Forge Island car park which is situated across from the stadium. Forge Island is FREE on Saturdays and Sundays. The post code is: S60 1EJ.

Head to Head: Wanderers and Rotherham United have met 41 times, with the first meeting taking place in 1960.

In the Whites last game against the Millers in 2018, it was a 2-1 victory at the University of Bolton Stadium, with Sammy Ameobi and Gary O’Neil finding the back of the net, to give Wanderers the lead and three points.

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