Build-Up To The New Season – Rotherham United

Team; Rotherham United

Nickname; Millers

Founded; 1925

Manager; Alan Stubbs

Stadium Name; New York Stadium

Stadium Capacity; 12,021

Major Honours; (2) Third Division, (1) Fourth Division, (1) Football League Trophy

Main Rivals; Barnsley, Sheffield Wednesday, Sheffield United, Doncaster

Biggest Win Against Brighton; 5-2 (April 1961)

Biggest Defeat Against Brighton; 6-0 (February 1960)

Last Meeting; Rotherham 2-0 Brighton (January 2016)

When Do They Play Brighton; Tuesday 16th August (The AMEX), Tuesday 7th March (New York Stadium)

 

Players To Watch;

Goalkeeper; Lee Camp

Defender; Joe Mattock

Midfielder; Lee Frecklington

Striker; Jonson Clarke-Harris

 A hard second season for the Millers last time, started with a embarrassing 4-0 opening day defeat at home to MK Dons. It never really picked up from their until Neil Warnock took over for the last 16 games, where they had a slight revival to guide them away from the relegation zone. So far, they haven’t really strengthened their squad, and it looks on the light side which will prove costly over the season. If they don’t recruit before the end of the window, the could find themselves in the bottom 3 for a majority of the season.

Last Season’s Finish; 21st

Predicted Finish; 20th

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