Ronnie's midfield selection poser

By David Beddows | 16/04/2010 0 comments

Ronnie's midfield selection poser

ROTHERHAM United manager Ronnie Moore faces a midfield selection poser for tomorrow's home clash with lowly Cheltenham.

With Danny Harrison starting a three-match ban for his straight red card in the midweek win over Northampton, Moore has to decide who to replace him in the centre of the park.

Micky Cummins could come straight in or Nicky Law could be switched from his wide position to fill the gap, leaving space for a recall for young winger Abdulai Bell-Baggie.

Moore's other option is to push centre-half Pablo Mills up to fill Harrison's role, allowing Nick Fenton to slip back into his accustomed slot in the centre of defence and Mark Lynch to fill Fenton's boots at right-back.

"I'm not going to say what option I am going to go for but the important thing is to be nice and solid," said Moore.

"Tuesday was just what we needed after four straight losses and because of the stick that had been flying around.

"No doubt one or two people were praying for us to lose so they could have another go but we put in a good, solid performance.

"Third place is out of our hands if Bournemouth win all their games but if we can't get automatic promotion, why shouldn't we be one of the two teams that gets to the play-off final at Wembley?

"We've put ourselves in a healthy position four points above the team in eighth place."

Apart from the loss of striker Tom Pope—out for the rest of the season after breaking a bone in his foot in training—Moore said there were no fresh injury worries.


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