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Swansea vs. Rotherham

Liberty Stadium

17/4/06

3pm

Preview: Swans vs Millers

Rotherham United visit the Liberty Stadium for the first time tomorrow as another side visit to battle for valuable points to avoid the drop to League 2.

2 games in 3 days could take its toll on the players so Jackett could well make some more changes to the side to encount for this.

The Millers went close to doing us a big favour as they drew 2-2 with the Bees yesterday. Brentford came back from behind twice to get a point.

Vital Quotes:

Swansea Team News:

Leon Britton is out with injury while O'Leary returned to the bench yesterday after an injury.

Jackett will need to rest some players tomorrow after only playing in Blackpool yesterday. O'Leary and Knight especially will want to start (but in their preferred positions).

Player to watch: Andy Robinson

100% commitment and 17 goals from midfield, at this rate he'll beat Trundle's scoring tally!

Rotherham Team News:

Millers boss Andy Knill will select from the same 16-man squad that drew 2-2 with Brentford and despite admitting his side are tired after Saturday's game, the same line-up is expected.

Player to watch: Lee Williamson

Vital Rotherham editor Dave Fletcher says we'll have to watch out for Lee Williamson. He's scored 4 goals in 33 league games from midfield. The 23 year old started off with Mansfield and then joined Northampton last season after 5 years at Field Mill.

Butler is Rotherham's top scorer with 8 goals in 33 starts in all competitions.

Match Facts & Stats

Rotherham are 2 points ahead of the bottom 4 and after we gave Blackpool a boost in their fight against the drop, the Millers will also want to widen the gap from the relegation zone.

They drew 2-2 with 2nd placed Brentford - a game they should have won so they'll certainly be no pushovers tomorrow.

They've won 3, drawn 2 and lost 3 in their last 8 games.

Match Prediction:

Predict the score here

Opposition's View:

View Vital Rotherham's answers to our questions here.




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Date:Sunday April 16 2006

Time: 2:16PM

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I hope the swans can rally against rotherham to get a win .
sbrjack
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16/04/2006 17:47:00

Rotherham are also fighting to stay up so it ain't going to be an easy game , but we are at home so that's a good sign .
JACK_THE_LAD
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16/04/2006 19:31:00

the mighty millers are coming to town- very loud and proud- and we will take 3 points home with us.
millers4eva
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16/04/2006 21:05:00

will you hell...you wont beat us today sunshine!
jonesey0910
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17/04/2006 10:26:00

Our home record is great a point maximum is all you'll get and we are playing poorly at present .
JACK_THE_LAD
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17/04/2006 10:40:00

this is another must win game for us. Millers are fighting to stay up so they will put a 100% comited performance aginst us no leon again so probably forbes will play.COME ON CITY!!!!!!!!!!!
mattyjones
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17/04/2006 11:19:00

you keep on having must win games and just not winning them! forest might just get to you today!
vertigo_red
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17/04/2006 11:27:00

i agree it must be the pressure of promotion.
mattyjones
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17/04/2006 12:05:00

what a load of S**t 0-2 :@ !!
swanzea_gal
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17/04/2006 18:10:00

 

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