MILLERS’ DREAM DENTED: Rotherham United 0 Morecambe 1

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ROTHERHAM United’s play off hopes were dented as Morecambe ewased their relegation worries as the Millers lost 1-0 at home, writes Digital Editor Graham Walker.

Jimmy Spencer’s late winner, and angled drive from Kevan Hurst’s pass eight minutes from time, moves the Shrimps up to 16th.

Rotherham hit the post, had an effort cleared off the line and went close through Marcus Marshall and Nicky Law.

But they are two points outside the play-offs but it was a vital win for Morecambe, who saw Garry Hunter miss a simple header.

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RESULTS: Saturday, April 2, 2011:

Championship:

Crystal Palace v Barnsley (HT:1-1) 2-1

Bristol City v Doncaster Rovers (HT: 0-0) 1-0

League 1:

Sheffield Wednesday v Colchester (HT: 1-0) 2-1

League 2:

Chesterfield v Port Vale (HT: 0-0) 2-0

Rotherham United v Morecambe (HT:0-0) 0-1

FIXTURES:

Monday, April 4:

Championship

QPR v Sheffield United (Kick off 7.45pm)

Tuesday, April 5:

League 1:

Sheffield Wednesday v Tranmere