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Here is a list of all Post-War Millers players born on the 11th-18th December.
Plus a profile of one of them.

11th December 1959...Ashley Taylor

13th December 1932...Richard Jackson

13th December 1948...Rod Fern

13th December 1959...Kevan Smith

13th December 1963...Andy Flounders

13th December 1968...David Tomlinson

14th December 1932...Robert Moore

15th December 1921...Wilf Hargreaves

15th December 1921...Lewis Armitage

16th December 1937...John Bettany

Featured Player
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RODNEY ALAN FERN
Born: Burton, 13 December, 1948
Career:
Leicester City 12/66;
Luton Town 6/72;
Chesterfield 6/75;
Rotherham United 6/79
When he moved to Rotherham United as a replacement for Trevor Phillips, Rodney had already proved to be a regular goalscorer having netted 32 league goals for Leicester City while his 54 goals for Chesterfield came from 152 league appearances.
He didn't the net quite so frequently in his first season at Millmoor but in his second, he played a major role in helping the team to win the Division Three title hitting the winning goal in the last match of the season against Plymouth Argyle to clinch the crown. On four occasions he scored the vital goal to give Rotherham a 1-0 away win.
Then he maintained a good scoring ratio again the following season when his 13 goals included a hat-trick in a 6-0 demolition of Chelsea
1979/80: League apps 37 goals 5 Cup apps 7 goals 3
1980/81: League apps 28 goals 11 Cup apps 3
1981/82: League apps 26+2 goals 13 Cup apps 4 goals 2
1982/83: League apps 7+5 goals 5 Cup app 1



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Date:Monday December 11 2006
Time: 7:43PM

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