Date: 11th August 2006 at 1:32pm
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It’s the third game in seven day for both of the clubs and both will be searching for their first points of the season.

Blackpool Team News:

Once again Murphy (back), Matty Blinkhorn (groin), Simon Wiles (knee) and Bean (knee) there are a few other ‘knocks’ to players but nothing serious. Grayson can call upon the services of Simon Gillett who joined this week on a month long loan.

Player to watch: Shaun Barker

Barker will be facing his old club for the very first time, he spent 15 years at Rotherham signing on for the Millers youth team

Rotherham Team News:

The Millers will be without former Preston man Colin Murdock (hernia) and Justin Cochrane (knee).

Player to watch: Ritchie Partridge

The former Liverpool midfielder signed this summer from local rivals Sheffield Wednesday after being unable to hold down a first team place at Hillsborough.

Match Facts & Stats

In this fixture last year Pool got stuffed 4-0 at Millmoor, John Mullin and Deon Burton hat trick with the goals, who have since left the club.

In the reverse Pool hanged on to 0-0 draw after having Tony Butler sent off just before the break.

Ref Watch:

K A Friend Leicestershire
S P Cummins and P E Curry

Fourth Official : C N Harwood

Match Prediction:

Pool 2 – 1 Rotherham Parker and Southern

Next Fixtures:

Football League One Bristol C A 19-08-2006

 

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