Millers birthdays January 8th-14th
Here is a list of all the post-war Rotherham United players who were born between January 8th and the 14th, plus a career profile of one of them.
Rod Johnson 1945
Ian Banks 1961
Guy Branston 1970
David Worrell 1978
Peter Wragg 1931
Junior McDougald 1975
Julian Baudet 1979
Tony Henderson 1954
Gareth Evans 1967
Mark Dempsey 1964
Colin Clish 1944
Born: Leeds, 8 January, 1945
Leeds United 3/62;
Doncaster Rovers 3/68;
Rotherham United 12/70;
Bradford City 12/73
England Youth international Rodney was a skilful inside forward who played all the remaining games of the season on his arrival at Millmoor.
Then he missed only a handful of games the following season and he was a regular choice again in 1972/73 which wasn't a good one for the club as they went down to Division Four.
If there was a weakness in Rod's play it was perhaps the fact that he didn't score as many goals as he would have liked to have done.
1970/71: League apps 24 goal 1
1971/72: League apps 41 goals 4 Cup apps 8
1972/73: League apps 35 goals 2 Cup apps 4 goal 1
1973/74: League apps 8+2 goal 1
Rotherham league record..110 apps 8 goals
Career League record...431 apps 51 goals