By | 01/10/2009 0 comments


NEW Rotherham United boss Ronnie Moore will resist the temptation to make wholesale changes for tomorrow's trip to Crewe after getting off to a losing start at Northampton.
The Millers turned in arguably their worst performance of the season in their 3-1 reverse at Sixfields—just three days after taking promotion rivals Barnet apart at Don Valley Stadium in caretaker manager Steve Thornber's last game in charge.
Moore said the way the side surrendered their seven-match unbeaten league run was unacceptable but the players involved would be given a chance to redeem themselves and get the club back into the top three.
"I'm not going to chop and change, because that would send out the wrong message. You can't come in and do that after just one bad performance.
"We need competition for places but the lads in the side have proved how good they are during the season and Tuesday just wasn't like them.
"They've got an opportunity at Crewe and it's a final opportunity.
"If the players perform the way they have previously then they'll stay in the side. If they don't then I'll have to do something about it.
"I don't think there's a great deal wrong and we'll get the chance to assess one or two things for Saturday."

Full story in this week's Advertiser—plus a two-page exclusive feature on Ronnie Moore's return and lots more Millers news.

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