Rotherham United | Millers v Wombles Preview
UK time is: 00:50:43
Vital Login
Social Login

Choose your club

Other Sites

Network Navigation

Vital Partners

'If It's Football, It's Vital'

Rotherham United vs. AFC Wimbledon

New York Stadium

29 March 2013

3.00pm

Millers v Wombles Preview

Rotherham United welcome the Wombles of AFC Wimbledon for their first visit to the New York Stadium this afternoon.

The game at Kingsmeadow just before Christmas ended with a one-nil win to the Millers and saw Rotherham in fourth place in League Two and Wimbledon just above the drop zone. Things have changed a little since then and the Millers go into this Good Friday game in seventh place while the Wombles have moved up the league to sixteenth.

Rotherham's game at the New York was postponed last week due to the weather but Wimbledon won at home against Morecambe. Rotherham have lost their only game at home this month while Wimbledon won away a couple of weeks ago at Aldershot.

Vital Quotes:

Steve Evans - Wimbledon are a team in form, they had a fantastic win at Southend and another at Morecambe. They are the biggest team we'll face in terms of height this season and Neal Ardley has gone a good job down there and they'll be a tough opposition.

Neil Cox - Two games in three days is a big thing for us and we will be trying to get a win at Rotherham. Rotherham will get the ball forward and they are a strong and robust side

Rotherham United Team News:

Steve Evans has no fresh injury worries ahead of this game and his biggest dilemma is going to be whether to play Andy Warrington or the fit again Scott Shearer in goal. Kari Arnason will start after serving a two match suspension and new signing Joe Skarz should play some part in the game.

Player to watch: Daniel Nardiello

Millers top scorer and after his manager has said he's expecting him to get twenty-three or twenty-four goals this season, he will want to prove him right

AFC Wimbledon Team News:

Neal Ardley has been given the good news that Jesse Darko has extended his loan from Cardiff until the end of the season. Jon Meades and Kelly Youga have both been away on international duty but will be in the squad and Pim Balkestein, who has been out with a hamstring injury, is also expected to travel. Sammy Moore isn't expected to play as he's suffering with illness but Curtis Osano has shaken off a slight calf strain.

Player to watch: Jack Midson

Tall striker who was League Two's joint top scorer last season and is the Wombles top scorer so far this season.

Ref Watch:

Mark Heywood from Cheshire

Next Fixtures:

The Millers travel to Kent to take on Gillingham on EASTER MONDAY where the kick off is 3.00pm


The Journalist

Writer: Herringthorpe  Mail feedback, articles or suggestions

Date:Friday March 29 2013

Time: 9:17AM

 

Have Your Say

Log in...
with your social network     OR     with your Vital account

Recent Rotherham United Articles

Archived Rotherham United Articles

List All Vital Rotherham Articles
Have your say
Click here to suggest an article
Click here to suggest a poll

Vital Members League (view all)

1. herringthorpe 105
2. rybel_b 93
3. sixpence 24
4. mos60 8
5. Millie Miller 5
6. nogginthenog 4
7. axholme 4
8. zipadeedoodah 1
9. mvmiller 1

League Results (view all)

League Table (view table)

Team P W D L GD Pts
16. Blackburn 45 12 16 17 -2 52
17. Bristol City 44 13 13 18 -12 52
18. Reading 43 13 12 18 -3 51
19. Rotherham 44 13 10 21 -12 49
20. Huddersfield 44 12 12 20 -9 48
21. Fulham 44 11 15 18 -13 48
22. Charlton 43 9 12 22 -36 39

Rotherham United  Fixtures (view all)

Breaking League News

Scouting Report: Fulham
Bolton : 05/05/2016 22:48:00
Sask's Signing Of The Season
Birmingham : 05/05/2016 21:19:01
LUFC Preston North End v Leeds United - Team News
Leeds Utd : 05/05/2016 19:48:01
Audio - Grayson Delighted With Preston's Season
Preston : 05/05/2016 19:29:01
LUFC Ronaldo Vieira agrees professional contract with Leeds
Leeds Utd : 05/05/2016 19:29:00

Current Site Poll (view all polls)

Thinking about pre-season friendlies. Who would you like to see at the New York Stadium
Suggested By:  
Local Teams 8%
A Premier League Side 52%
A team from the Bundesliga 31%
A side from Serie A 5%
Someone from La Liga 2%
A club from the French Ligue 1 1%
Other 1%