Lewis is Grabbing chance to lead Millers recovery

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Nineteen and still counting for Lewis Grabban.

The striker bagged his fourth goal in his last six matches in Rotherham United’s narrow triumph over bottom-of-the-table Hereford United.

His form has been erratic but there can be no complaints over Grabban’s goal return. He spearheads the attack and I’ve paired him with Gary Madine, whose double versus Preston and North End extended Sheffield Wednesday’s unbeaten streak to eight matches.

In total, four Owls players have made the cut. Michail Antonio and Jose Semedo were both outstanding in the televised meeting with the Lilywhites. The duo are joined in midfield by Lee Williamson and Stephen Dawson.

For the majority of the 2011/12 campaign, Williamson has looked a class act in League One, creating countless openings for his team mates and has also contributed in the goals department despite operating on the right flank, which is not his natural position.

Irish midfielder Dawson shone at Portman Road but could not stop Barnsley from sliding to a seventh consecutive defeat on the road.

Ryan Cresswell impressed in his comeback match. After six months on the sidelines, the centre-back played an integral role in Rotherham keeping a clean sheet. He almost crowned his return with a goal from their first corner.

Teenage sensation Hary Maguire partners Cresswell, Johnny Mullins has been a tower of strength at the back for the Millers and gets in at right-back while Reda Johnson is selected on the opposite flank.

Steve Simonsen recorded yet another shut-out for top-two hopefuls Sheffield United in a workmanlike display at Hartlepool United.

Chosen ones

Steve Simonsen (Blades)

Johnny Mullins (Millers)

Ryan Cresswell (Millers)

Harry Maguire (Blades)

Reda Johnson (Owls)

Lee Williamson (Blades)

Jose Semedo (Owls)

Stephen Dawson (Reds)

Michail Antonio (Owls)

Gary Madine (Owls)

Lewis Grabban (Millers)