SINCE returning to the dug-out following a six-match stadium ban, boss Steve Evans has transformed Rotherham United’s fortunes.
The Millers charismatic leader has spearheaded their revival and it is no coincidence results, in all competitions, have markedly improved since Evans was allowed back on the touchline.
In the last 11 matches, Rotherham have recorded seven victories, two draws and two defeats. The club welcome table-topping Gillingham to the New York Stadium on Saturday knowing a win could propel them into the automatic promotion placings for the first time since the opening day of the season.
But despite their impressive form, Evans wants more from his players and has confirmed he is considering making “two to three” personnel changes for the visit of the Gills. Liam Ridehalgh, on loan from Huddersfield Town until, is expected to be recalled at left-back, having not been given permission to play in the FA Cup by his parent club last weekend.
In Ridehalgh’s absence, Courtney Cameron deputised in the full-back position but the youngster is hoping to get the nod on the left or right hand side of midfield.
The Millers second string clash at Tranmere Rovers, scheduled for yesterday afternoon, was called off because of a waterlogged pitch.
Tickets for the Millers FA Cup second round replay at Notts County go on sale at 9am today. Evans men face County next Tuesday and have received an initial allocation of 2,000 tickets. Tickets are priced at £15 adults, seniors £10 and under-16s £5.