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Rotherham United vs. Bristol Rovers

New York Stadium

26 January 2013

3.00pm

Millers v Rovers Preview

As fans are helping to clear the pitch as we speak the Millers are hoping the game gets the go-ahead from the referee later this morning.

Rotherham United have the Scots Guards to welcome Bristol Rovers to the New York Stadium this afternoon and will be hoping they help them to get their first home win of 2013.

Like the Millers, this will be Rovers first game in two weeks, as the weather caused last weeks` games to be postponed. Languishing at the bottom of the table with twenty-five points it leaves the Millers eighteen places and eighteen points above Rovers with both teams having played twenty-six games.

Rovers come into this game with new manager John Ward having been in charge of two games the last of which they won three-nil away at Fleetwood. The Millers last win was on New Years Day with their last win at home coming at the end of December.

Vital Quotes:

Steve Evans - John Ward has made some good signings and they have a fantastic squad of players. They will be strong and will sit-in and counter attack.

John Ward - They (Rotherham) are up near the top, but so were Fleetwood and we gave them a tough game, although Rotherham have a different style of playing. It will be a tough game, they are a good side and so we have got to be on our game.

Rotherham United Team News:

Steve Evans has no fresh injury worries ahead of this game. New boy Claude Davis will play some part in the game and Kari Arnason will return from suspension. Long term injury victim Craig Morgan might get a place on the bench today after being out since mid-November

Player to watch: Claude Davis

Towering centre-half who is a good reader of the game and will want to prove himself in his first game in a Millers shirt

Bristol Rovers Team News:

Rovers have brought in Ryan Brunt from Stoke and Clayton McDonald from Port Vale this week and both are likely to get some game time this afternoon. David Clarkson is back after a month out with an ankle problem but Jim Paterson is still suffering from a hamstring injury.

Player to watch: Ryan Brunt

Strong and quick forward who has joined Rovers this week and will want to make an impact

Ref Watch:

David Webb from County Durham

Next Fixtures:

The Millers are at home against Northampton next Saturday, 2nd February where it will be a 3.00pm kick-off




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