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Millers v U's Preview

Oxford United
vs.
Rotherham United

Kassam Stadium

21 October 2017

3.00pm

Rotherham United make their second trip of the week to take on Oxford United this afternoon at the Kassam Stadium.

Fourth place Rotherham lost their last away game, at Wimbledon, on Tuesday night while the O's got a draw at home to Charlton Athletic.

Oxford, who are in sixth place in League One, will be boosted with the news that midfielder John Ruffels has committed himself to Oxford until the 2019/20 season.

Rotherham will be hoping to pick up some points on the road this weekend

Vital Quotes:

Chris Allen - Rotherham are going to be right at it. Their recent form is really good and I`m sure they will want a reaction after losing on Tuesday. We have to make sure that doesn`t happen.

Paul Warne - Oxford are a really good footballing team who get the ball down and want to play. They are in really good form and I think they will probably be up there at the end of the season.

Oxford United Team News:

Pep Clotet saw Jon Obika make a return as a substitute on Tuesday and Rob Hall is expected to be fit after a groin strain, while Joe Rothwell is available following a one-game ban but both Gino van Kessel and Dwight Tiendalli look like missing out again with hamstring injuries

Player to watch: Wes Thomas

Former Rotherham loanee who is a hard working footballer and knows where the net is

Rotherham United Team News:

Rotherham United will welcome back Lee Frecklington and Jon Taylor to the travelling squad after coming back from injuries but this afternoon might come too soon for Darren Potter. Warney has hinted at changes after a couple of difficult games.

Player to watch: Lee Frecklington

Millers skipper will want to help the Millers to points this afternoon after coming back in after a spell on the sidelines injured

Match Facts & Stats

Click Here to read Vital Rotherham's Head-to-Head v Oxford

Ref Watch:

SEBASTIAN STOCKBRIDGE from Tyne and Wear Click Here to read Vital Rotherham's Ref Watch v Oxford

Next Fixtures:

The Millers welcome Gillingham to the New York Stadium for their next game which is on Saturday, 28th October when it will be a 3.00pm kick-off


Writer:Herringthorpe
Date:Friday October 20 2017
Time: 8:46PM

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