Rotherham United Vs Barnet, Sat 20 Aug 2011


Rotherham manager Andy Scott could name an unchanged side as they aim to continue their 100% start to the season at home to Barnet.

The Millers return to Don Valley after back-to-back away victories at Plymouth and Crewe, and with no fresh injuries, he looks set to keep faith with his starting XI.

Midfielder Ben Pringle could have something to say about that, having come off the bench at Gresty Road to score the crucial second goal of the 2-1 win, though for him to start it would require Scott to change shape or drop one of the in-form Jason Taylor or Danny Harrison.

Adam Le Fondre, who has scored three goals in the last two, will continue to lead the line in attack, with Scott counting down the days left in August, hoping to avoid losing the wantaway striker during this transfer window.

Johnny Mullins, Jamie Annerson and Paul Warne (all knee) remain absent.

Barnet will check on skipper Mark Hughes ahead of the trip.

The former Northern Ireland midfielder had to be substituted at half-time during Tuesday night's 2-2 draw against Gillingham after taking a whack to the head.

Tommy Fraser replaced Hughes in the centre with defender Clovis Kamdjo taking the captain's armband.

Striker Steve Kabba is on the verge of returning after a summer knee op.

He could be added to the squad but manager Lawrie Sanchez would rather hold him back until next week's Carling Cup tie at Burnley, when he can use seven substitutes.

Defenders Daniel Leach and Darren Dennehy are therefore the only definite absentees as they continue their recovery from long-term foot injuries.

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