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Wolverhampton Wanderers 0-0 Rotherham United

Rotherham United boss Neil Warnock shakes fists in joy
Neil Warnock took over at Rotherham United after Neil Redfearn became the shortest-serving boss in the club's history

Rotherham United sealed their Championship status for another season as Wolves were held to a fourth successive goalless draw at home.

Dave Edwards shot wastefully wide for Wolves early on after getting on the end of a cut-back pass from Joe Mason.

Danny Batth had a header tipped onto the bar by Millers keeper Lee Camp, who rushed out to deny Mason in what was the hosts' best chance after the break.

Neil Warnock's Millers held on to extend their unbeaten run to 11 games.

Rotherham have lost just twice in 14 games since the much-travelled Warnock took charge in February, when the Millers were three points adrift of safety.

Even without their away point, Rotherham would have been safe as MK Dons were relegated to League One following a 4-1 home defeat by Brentford.

Wolves remain 14th in the table, having now gone goalless at Molineux since Matt Doherty's injury-time winner beat Bristol City 2-1 on 8 March.

Wolves head coach Kenny Jackett:

"Ultimately there is some frustration because we have drawn four games on the trot at home 0-0 and it is not a record we want. But it's better than losing games.

"We played some good football, particularly through James Henry, who was our best player and had lots of freedom.

"We had clear-cut chances but ultimately you need to put those chances away and we didn't.

"We have to keep looking to find the right mix and the winning equation, which is what we are looking for."

Rotherham United manager Neil Warnock:

"It will take a while to realise what an achievement that is.

"The players have been fantastic and the chairman has been unbelievable and it's wonderful for me to give them something to smile about because they have worked ever so hard to get Rotherham in the Championship.

"I am speaking to the chairman in the next couple of weeks. I said once we're safe we'll have a chat, I will be in the Championship next year, I am speaking to him so we will just have to see how it develops.

"It's great to come here and get it put to bed. If you'd have told me that at the start I'd have snapped your hands off. Now I want to finish as high as I can."

Line-ups

Wolves

  • 1Ikeme
  • 2Doherty
  • 18Iorfa
  • 6Batth
  • 28Deslandes
  • 16Coady
  • 8Saville
  • 48EnobakhareSubstituted forWallaceat 64'minutes
  • 4Edwards
  • 7Henry
  • 10Mason

Substitutes

  • 11McDonald
  • 12Wallace
  • 19Price
  • 26Martinez
  • 30Hause
  • 35Hunte
  • 39Collins

Rotherham

  • 1Camp
  • 12Kelly
  • 5BroadfootBooked at 78mins
  • 6Wood
  • 3MattockSubstituted forRichardsonat 72'minutes
  • 15HalfordBooked at 84mins
  • 17Ward
  • 8Frecklington
  • 33Smallwood
  • 27Derbyshire
  • 50BestSubstituted forClarke-Harrisat 87'minutes

Substitutes

  • 11Green
  • 14Burke
  • 16Richardson
  • 19Clarke-Harris
  • 22Newell
  • 26Belaid
  • 30Kenny
Referee:
Jeremy Simpson
Attendance:
18,757

Match Stats

Home TeamWolvesAway TeamRotherham
Possession
Home61%
Away39%
Shots
Home15
Away7
Shots on Target
Home6
Away4
Corners
Home6
Away4
Fouls
Home8
Away11

Live Text

  1. Post update

    Match ends, Wolverhampton Wanderers 0, Rotherham United 0.

  2. Full Time

    Second Half ends, Wolverhampton Wanderers 0, Rotherham United 0.

  3. Post update

    Attempt missed. Sylvain Deslandes (Wolverhampton Wanderers) header from the centre of the box is close, but misses to the left. Assisted by James Henry with a cross following a corner.

  4. Post update

    Corner, Wolverhampton Wanderers. Conceded by Frazer Richardson.

  5. Post update

    Dominic Iorfa (Wolverhampton Wanderers) wins a free kick in the defensive half.

  6. Post update

    Foul by Jonson Clarke-Harris (Rotherham United).

  7. Post update

    Foul by Jed Wallace (Wolverhampton Wanderers).

  8. Post update

    Greg Halford (Rotherham United) wins a free kick in the defensive half.

  9. Substitution

    Substitution, Rotherham United. Jonson Clarke-Harris replaces Leon Best.

  10. Post update

    Corner, Wolverhampton Wanderers. Conceded by Lee Camp.

  11. Post update

    Attempt saved. Joe Mason (Wolverhampton Wanderers) header from the centre of the box is saved in the top centre of the goal. Assisted by Matt Doherty with a cross.

  12. Booking

    Greg Halford (Rotherham United) is shown the yellow card.

  13. Post update

    Attempt saved. Matt Derbyshire (Rotherham United) right footed shot from outside the box is saved in the centre of the goal. Assisted by Leon Best.

  14. Post update

    Attempt saved. Matt Derbyshire (Rotherham United) left footed shot from the centre of the box is saved in the bottom right corner. Assisted by Kirk Broadfoot.

  15. Post update

    Attempt blocked. Matt Derbyshire (Rotherham United) right footed shot from the left side of the box is blocked. Assisted by Richard Smallwood.

  16. Post update

    Attempt missed. Matt Doherty (Wolverhampton Wanderers) right footed shot from outside the box is high and wide to the right. Assisted by Jed Wallace.

  17. Booking

    Kirk Broadfoot (Rotherham United) is shown the yellow card.

  18. Post update

    Kirk Broadfoot (Rotherham United) has gone down, but that's a dive.

  19. Post update

    Corner, Rotherham United. Conceded by Dominic Iorfa.

  20. Post update

    Foul by Sylvain Deslandes (Wolverhampton Wanderers).

As It Stood

TeamPWDLFAGDPts
1Burnley442415568353387
2Middlesbrough44269960283287
3Brighton442415570403087
4Hull4322111062332977
5Derby442114965412477
6Sheff Wed441817962431971
7Cardiff441716115547867
8Ipswich441615134949063
9Birmingham441613155046461
10Brentford43178186464059
11Preston441416144243-158
12Leeds441416144855-758
13QPR441318135353057
14Wolves441315165056-654
15Reading441313185054-452
16Huddersfield441312195861-351
17Nottm Forest441215174045-551
18Blackburn441116174245-349
19Rotherham441310215265-1349
20Bristol City441213195070-2049
21Fulham441115186576-1148
22MK Dons44912233664-2839
23Charlton44813233876-3837
24Bolton44415254080-4027
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