Football

Ellis to miss Millers clash

Published Add your comment

Football News
24/7

Torquay boss Paul Buckle will be without Mark Ellis when his side host promotion-chasing Rotherham.

The young centre-back, who was recalled for the 1-0 weekend defeat at Accrington, will complete a one-match ban after being sent off on the stroke of half-time for a professional foul on striker Terry Gornell.

One solution to fill in the void would be to move Chris Robertson inside to his favoured position of centre-back and captain Lee Mansell back to right-back, a position he has occupied a number of times already this season, with on-loan midfielder Ryan Gilligan stepping up from the bench into central midfield.

Other than Ellis, Buckle has a full squad to choose from with no other injury or suspension problems.

The Gulls are currently just four points off the last League Two play-off position and will be hoping to end a run of three games without a win.

Rotherham boss Ronnie Moore has a welcome selection dilemma.

The Millers boss must decide whether to stick with Ryan Taylor and Adam Le Fondre in attack or switch to a 4-3-3 formation and include on-loan Watford striker Liam Henderson in the starting line-up.

Taylor, who had been suffering with a groin problem in the build up to the game, partnered Le Fondre up front against Burton on Saturday and both players got their name on the scoresheet in the 4-2 win.

However, Henderson, who was dropped for Taylor despite an impressive debut against Accrington, stepped off the bench before setting up Marcus Marshall's equaliser and Le Fondre's 89th-minute strike.

Fellow striker Ian Thomas-Moore could miss out again with a hamstring injury, while captain Ryan Cresswell (broken collarbone) is still not ready to return.

Copyright (c) PA Sport 2009, All Rights Reserved.

Do YOU want to write for GiveMeSport? Get started today by signing-up and submitting an article HERE: http://gms.to/writeforgms

Topics:
Ian Thomas-Moore
Chris Robertson
Football
Ryan Taylor
Marcus Marshall
Mark Ellis
Ryan Gilligan
Liam Henderson
Ryan Cresswell
Adam Le Fondre
League Two
Terry Gornell
Ryan Taylor
Lee Mansell

Article Comments

Report author of article

Please let us know if you believe this article is in violation of our editorial policy, please only report articles for one of the following reasons.

Report author

DISCLAIMER

This article has been written by a member of the GiveMeSport Writing Academy and does not represent the views of GiveMeSport.com or SportsNewMedia. The views and opinions expressed are solely that of the author credited at the top of this article. GiveMeSport.com and SportsNewMedia do not take any responsibility for the content of its contributors.

Want more content like this?

Like our GiveMeSport Facebook Page and you will get this directly to you.

Already Subscribed to Facebook, don't ask me again

Follow GiveMeSport on Twitter and you will get this directly to you.

Already Following, don't ask me again

Like our GiveMeSport Page and you will get this directly to you.

Already Subscribed to G+, don't ask me again