Four New Signings Start Against Rotherham
Saturday, 12th Jan 2019 14:42
New signings Collin Quaner and James Collins make their Blues debuts and Will Keane and Callum Elder their league bows as Town take on Rotherham in this afternoon’s crucial relegation six-pointer, while Matthew Pennington moves to right-back and Cole Skuse returns from injury in midfield.
Collins joins skipper Luke Chambers at the centre of the defence, with Skuse and Trevoh Chalobah at the heart of a four-man midfield.
Jack Lankester is on the right with Freddie Sears on the left, while Keane is set to start behind Quaner up front.
Emyr Huws returns to the bench, having been out for 13 months, alongside Town’s fifth new signing Simon Dawkins. For Rotherham, ex-Blues keeper Lewis Price is on the bench.
Town: Gerken, Pennington, Chambers (c), Collins, Elder, Skuse, Chalobah, Sears, Lankester, Keane, Quaner. Subs: Bialkowski, Harrison, Bishop, Downes, Nsiala, Huws, Dawkins.
Rotherham: Rodak, Vyner, Raggett, Robertson, Mattock, Ajayi, Forde, Vaulks, Wiles, Taylor, Smith. Sub: Price, Ihiekwe, Wood, Jones, Palmer, Williams, Yates. Referee: James Linington (Newport IoW).
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