Same squad for Shrews

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Shrewsbury boss Paul Simpson welcomes Rotherham to the Prostar Stadium with the same squad at his disposal as the one that went down 2-1 at local rivals Hereford last Tuesday.

Jamie Devitt and Waide Fairhurst, who grabbed a consolation against the Bulls, have both extended their loan stays until January and will be available.

Midfielder Craig Disley has returned to training after his knee setback but Tuesday's game against the Millers comes too soon for him. Goalkeeper Chris Neal is progressing well from his broken finger and continues to work on his fitness although he is yet to start doing any ball work.

However, there is no date for the returns of defender Mike Jackson (bone bruising), goalkeeper Glyn Garner (shoulder) or midfielder Lewis Neal (calf), with the latter suffering a reaction to some light work he did on Saturday.

Shrews were training over the weekend having suffered a humiliating FA Cup first-round exit at the hands of non-league Staines, and Simpson knows they face a testing return to action against Ronnie Moore's outfit.

"We had Rotherham watched at the weekend, we've got the reports on them and the preparations are in full swing now," he told the club's official website. "We know it's going to be a tough game as they're a good side, they're up at the top of the league."

Rotherham are boosted by the return of Adam Rundle and Kevin Ellison.

Winger Rundle, who is on loan from Rochdale, missed Saturday's FA Cup draw against Luton as he was cup-tied, while Ellison was sidelined with an ankle injury.

However, the duo are both back in contention for a starting berth and could be joined by Micky Cummins, who is pushing for a recall following his recovery from a groin injury.

Paul Warne continues to be ruled out by an ankle injury and is unlikely to make his comeback before Christmas.

Defender Dale Tonge is also sidelined with a stress fracture of his foot and veteran Andy Liddell is set to miss the next six weeks after undergoing surgery on his troublesome Achilles.

Tom Pope will be hopeful of continuing alongside Adam Le Fondre in attack after impressing in his last two games.

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Rotherham United
Paul Warne
Shrewsbury Town
Adam Rundle
Waide Fairhurst
Lewis Neal
Jamie Devitt
Dale Tonge
Hereford United
Micky Cummins
Tom Pope
Adam Le Fondre
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Andy Liddell
Glyn Garner
Craig Disley
Kevin Ellison
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