DEADLINE DAY: Quiet one at the NYS?

By David Beddows | 31/01/2018

DEADLINE DAY: Quiet one at the NYS?
Jonson Clarke-Harris: linked with Oldham.

ALL eyes will be on the exit door on transfer window deadline day at Rotherham United.

Unless an exceptional opportunity crops up, the Millers are not expected to bring in any more new faces before tonight's 11pm cut-off point.

Manager Paul Warne is happy with this month's business which saw permanent deals struck for midfield man Matt Palmer and striker Michael Smith, supplemented this week by the loan signing of Caolan Lavery from Sheffield United.

That deal throws a question mark over the future of Jonson Clarke-Harris. He's been linked with a return to his former club, Oldham Athletic, and the striker did not feature in yesterday's reserves match against Mansfield.

Caolan Lavery signs in at the AESSEAL New York Stadium.

Young midfielder Ben Wiles and winger Alex Bray are two more players in need of regular senior football and could benefit from loan moves.

Rotherham United’s U15s, meanwhile, host Manchester City tonight (7.30pm) in the Floodlit Cup. The match is on the top pitch at the club's training base at Roundwood and entry is free.

Lead Youth Development Phase Coach Stephen Mundell: "This fixture is a great opportunity for our lads to test themselves against a top Academy in Manchester City.

“The Floodlit Cup is a different test and allows us to pit our wits against teams that we wouldn’t normally come up against.

“It would be great to see plenty of Millers fans in attendance supporting what is a great group of youngsters.”

Keep tabs on our Twitter feed for any updates throughout the day.


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