Chris Wilder’s team is low on confidence with 5 straight league losses. He has had a week to rest his depeleted squad due to injuries. Can he stop the rot!!!
Steve Evans on the other hand will not be present at the match as he is serving a stadium ban for an incident whilst Crawley manager. We understand he does remain in contact during matches via the use of a telephone.
Rotherham delved into the transfer market this week bringing in Rob Harris a left back from Blackpool.
Rotherham United Team News:
Rotherham United team last match:01 Shearer,02 Tonge,05 Sharps,20 Morgan,08 Taylor,10 O’Connor,14 Bradley (Hunt – 83),15 Pringle,24 Rose (Ainsworth – 69),09 Revell,16 Odejayi (Agard – 69)
Substitutes:21 Warrington,06 Mullins,18 Hunt,07 Ainsworth,11 Evans,17 Nardiello,22 Agard
Player to watch: Ben Pringle
The ex Derby and Torquay man has hit 3 goals this season. He made his debut against Oxford last season.
Oxford United Team News:
Oxford United team last match:01 Clarke,02 Batt,04 Raynes,06 Wright,17 Capaldi,23 O’Brien (Leven – 62),08 Heslop (Rigg – 62),19 Cox,09 Constable,15 Potter,29 Craddock
Substitutes:21 Brown,22 Worley,24 Boateng,14 Rigg,20 Leven,10 Smalley,28 Marsh
Player to watch: Michael Raynes
Last season saw the big defender plying his trade for the Millers. Will he be spurred on to help the yellows earn a draw or win?
Match Facts & Stats
Formed in 1870 they are nicknamed the Millers.
Oxford’s record is won 9 drawn 6 lost 7
Rotherham 2 Oxford 2
Scorers: Constable & Potter
Home to AFC Wimbledon Tuesday 2nd October in the Npower league 2. Ko 19:45hrs