Millers duo in injury blows

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Rotherham United defender Mark Bradley is to have a scan on a knee injury which kept him out of the game with Walsall.

Bradley was joined on the sidelines by James Tavernier who injured an ankle the day before the game.

Millers boss Steve Evans, who keeps his cards close to his chest when asked about injuries to players, played down any significance in the right back having a scan.

“It is just a precaution,” he said. “He got it in training, we think he’ll be ok but we’ll have him checked out.”

He said Tavernier blocked a ball in training on Friday and turned his ankle.

There is no indication at this stage whether either or both will be available for next Saturday’s trip to sixth-placed Peterborough who are eight points behind the Millers.

Rotherham’s late point on Saturday coupled with MK Dons’ defeat to Peterborough means the gap between Rotherham and seventh spot is now 14 points.

Evans walked to the club car park afterwards with match referee Andy Woolmer and they were obviously discussing the events of the afternoon.

“I’ve known Andy 20 years and I would never doubt his integrity or his honesty but he and his team had a bad day,” said Evans.

“If that’s not a penalty early on against Wes Thomas then let’s give the game up. But we know that Rotherham United don’t get penalties do we?

“The players said at half-time they were getting frustrated over decisions but you can’t let it impact on your head even if decisions are wrong.