MATCHDAY CENTRE: Alan Stubbs' verdict on opening day draw

ALAN Stubbs will press on with trying to bolster his squad today.

As well as a striker, he wants a wide man and cover for the back positions.

The Millers chief said it could be a "fantastic" week on the transfer front if all goes to plan and has already indicated that the club record £500,000 paid out for Jon Taylor from Peterborough last week could be eclipsed before the month is up.

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In the meantime there will be at least two changes for tomorrow's League Cup tie at home to Morecambe, with Lee Frecklington (calf) and Joe Mattock (knee) both missing out. Kirk Broadfoot is a doubt with a back spasm. 

Stubbs had mixed feelings about Saturday's opening day draw with Wolves, praising the attacking instincts but less pleased with the defensive side after seeing a 2-0 lead disappear.

"We looked a real threat, especially in the first 25-30 minutes, but then I thought more often than not we caused ourselves one or two problems by not doing the things that we did so well in the first 30 minutes," he said.

"We gave them a soft goal to let them back in the game. It was a lapse in concentration, we should have done better. In the build up to the second goal I thought there was a foul on Joe Mattock but even after that I still think that we should have defended the goal much better than we did.

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 "Overall there were a lot of positives to take but with the effort the players put in we should be talking about three points rather than a point.

“We are still building, we are looking to have a better start than we did last season, so it is a point towards where we want to be."

For more coverage throughout the morning on Saturday's 2-2 draw, click here.