Rotherham United friendly with Farsley Celtic called off over ‘safety’ fears

Rotherham United’s proposed friendly with Farsley Celtic on Tuesday night was called off an hour before kick-off.

Tuesday, 16th July 2019, 19:05 pm
Updated Tuesday, 16th July 2019, 19:05 pm
Rotherham United manager Paul Warne.

The playing surface at the home of the National League North side was deemed unfit, so play was abandoned.

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A club statement read: “Following the Millers' arrival at The Citadel, it became clear that the playing surface would pose a potential risk to players' safety and it is with regret that we have made the decision to cancel the fixture.”

Paul Warne's men are back in action against Bradford Park Avenue on Wednesday.