Rotherham United W.F.C.

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Rotherham United Women
Full nameRotherham United Women Football Club
Nickname(s)millers
Founded1969 (as Kilnhurst Shooting Stars)
GroundRoundwood Sports Complex, Rawmarsh
Capacity1,000 (300 seated)
ChairmanJamie Noble
ManagerMark Suttle & Trevor Fox
LeagueNorth East Regional Women's League Premier Division
2018–19North East Regional Women's League Premier Division, 9th of 10

Rotherham United Women Football Club is an English women's football club based in Rotherham, South Yorkshire. The club currently play in the North East Regional Women's League Premier Division.

History[edit]

The club was formed in 1969 as Kilnhurst Shooting Stars. The club has played in the Women's FA Cup on several occasions.[1]

Ahead of season 2010–11, manager Paul Durrands boosted his squad with a number of players from FA WSL clubs Doncaster Rovers Belles and Lincoln Ladies.[2] Shortly after joining from Lincoln, winger Paige Crossman was called up to the England U19 squad.[3][4] After leading the table for much of the campaign, a late-season slump saw the Lady Millers miss out on automatic promotion. But victories over Sheffield Wednesday and Newcastle United in the play-offs secured a return to the Premier League Northern Division after two years away.[5]

Season by season record[edit]

Season Division Position Women's FA Cup
2007–08 FA WPL Division One North 9th/12 -
2008–09 FA WPL Division One North 12th/12 -
2009–10 Midland Combination 4th/12 -
2010–11 Midland Combination 2nd/12 -
2011–12 FA WPL Division One North 9th/10 -
2012–13 Midland Combination 5th/11 -
2013–14 Midland Combination 3rd/11 -
2014–15 FA WPL Division One Midland 6th/12 -
2015–16 FA WPL Division One Midland 9th/12 Third Round Qualifying

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Stadium[edit]

Rotherham United Ladies play at Roundwood Sports Complex in Rawmarsh, the home of Parkgate F.C.

Honours[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "VIDEO & GALLERY: Blackburn Rovers Ladies beat Rotherham United Ladies 19-0".
  2. ^ Rotherham off to good start Women's Soccer Scene, 17 September 2010
  3. ^ England Under-19 call-up is just reward for Retford's Paige Crossman Retford Times, 19 August 2010
  4. ^ Paige completes England Training Camp Rotherham United Ladies FC, 20 August 2010
  5. ^ Joy for Gills and Millers She Kicks, 15 May 2011
  6. ^ "North East Regional Womens Football League".
  7. ^ "Results Archive – the Vitality Women's FA Cup – Competitions | the Football Association".