Millers Match Report: Oxford United 2 Rotherham United 1

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ROTHERHAM United extended their consecutive run of away defeats to five - going down 2-1 at Oxford, writes Digital Editor Graham Walker.

Full reports, photos and more in The Green Un, out Saturday evening, The Star on Monday and The Sheffield Telegraph, on Thursday.

The Millers, now fourth in League Two, failed to take advantage of slip ups by their title rivals - with leaders Chesterfield losing at Burton on Friday night and third-place Wycombe beaten 1-0 at Bradford, thanks to Kevin Ellison’s debut goal.

Rotherham’s Nicky Law cancelled out Simon Heslop’s earlier opener but Steven MacLean earned Oxford victory from the penalty spot, after being hauled down by Callum Kennedy, who was sent off as a result.

Second place Shrewsbury piled on the pressure with a 1-0 win over Stevenage, which leaves Chesterfield just four points clear, but with two games in hand.

For more online, including detailed statistcs - on this and other FA league games, including every Premiership match - visit The Star’s Match Centre.

Simply click on Live Reports: The Star Match Centre - in the External Links column on the right.

Final scores, Saturday, February 12, 2011:

npower Championship:

Sheffield United v Millwall 1-1

Barnsley v Ipswich 1-1

Doncaster Rovers v Portsmouth 0-2

npower League One:

Rochdale v Sheffield Wednesday 2-1

npower League Two:

Oxford United v Rotherham United 2-1

Buton Albion v Chesterfield 1-0 (Played Friday night, Feb 11, 2011)

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