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Free kick awarded for a foul by Ryan Taylor on Ashley Westwood. Indirect free kick taken by David Artell.
Jason Taylor challenges Ashley Westwood unfairly and gives away a free kick. Mat Mitchel-King takes the direct free kick.
Unfair challenge on Lee Bell by Jason Taylor results in a free kick. David Artell takes the indirect free kick.
A goal is scored by Ryan Taylor from just inside the penalty area to the top left corner of the goal. Rotherham 3-1 Crewe.
Outswinging corner taken right-footed by Lee Bell from the right by-line, clearance by Nick Fenton.
Nick Powell on for Luke Murphy. Antoni Sarcevic on for Danny Shelley.
Goal scored by Adam Le Fondre from inside the penalty box to the bottom right corner of the goal. Rotherham 2-1 Crewe.
The ball is crossed by Ajay Leitch-Smith, Danny Shelley has an effort at goal from just inside the box that misses to the right of the goal.
Shot on goal by Nicky Law from just inside the area clears the crossbar.
Patrick Ada concedes a free kick for a foul on Ryan Taylor. Tom Newey fires a strike on goal direct from the free kick, blocked by David Artell.
Ashley Westwood produces a cross, Effort on goal by Ajay Leitch-Smith from deep inside the penalty area misses to the right of the goal.
Ryan Taylor takes a shot from just outside the penalty area which clears the crossbar.
Mark Randall on for Marcus Marshall.
Headed effort from deep inside the penalty area by Nick Fenton misses to the left of the goal.
Tom Newey decides to take a short corner.
Dale Tonge delivers the ball, clearance by Lee Bell.
Inswinging corner taken by Nicky Law from the left by-line, clearance made by David Artell.
Unfair challenge on Rhys Taylor by Adam Le Fondre results in a free kick. Rhys Taylor takes the free kick.
Tom Newey takes the inswinging corner, Luke Murphy manages to make a clearance.
Nicky Law takes a shot. Blocked by Danny Shelley.
Free kick awarded for an unfair challenge on David Artell by Marcus Marshall. Rhys Taylor takes the indirect free kick.
Ajay Leitch-Smith fires in a goal from inside the area to the bottom left corner of the goal. Rotherham 1-1 Crewe.Assist by Lee Bell.
Marcus Marshall concedes a free kick for a foul on Danny Shelley. Free kick taken by David Artell.
Corner taken left-footed by Tom Newey from the right by-line to the near post, David Artell manages to make a clearance.
Ian Thomas-Moore takes a shot. Patrick Ada gets a block in.
Corner taken by Tom Newey from the right by-line to the near post, clearance by David Artell.
Luke Murphy takes a inswinging corner from the right by-line played to the near post, clearance by Nick Fenton.
Ajay Leitch-Smith concedes a free kick for a foul on Nick Fenton. Andy Warrington restarts play with the free kick.
A cross is delivered by Adam Le Fondre.
The official flags Ajay Leitch-Smith offside. Indirect free kick taken by Andy Warrington.
Corner taken by Luke Murphy, Ryan Taylor makes a clearance.
Ian Thomas-Moore challenges Lee Bell unfairly and gives away a free kick. Indirect free kick taken by David Artell.
Foul by Nick Fenton on Byron Moore, free kick awarded. Free kick crossed right-footed by Matt Tootle, clearance made by Nick Fenton.
The ball is swung over by Marcus Marshall.
Danny Shelley fouled by Dale Tonge, the ref awards a free kick. Matt Tootle takes the indirect free kick.
Nick Fenton scores a goal from close in low into the middle of the goal. Rotherham 1-0 Crewe.Marcus Marshall provided the assist for the goal.
Marcus Marshall decides to take a short corner, clearance by Mat Mitchel-King.
Unfair challenge on Adam Le Fondre by Lee Bell results in a free kick. Indirect free kick taken by Jason Taylor.
Nicky Law delivers a pass corner to short.
The assistant referee flags for offside against Byron Moore. Free kick taken by Andy Warrington.
Unfair challenge on Byron Moore by Nick Fenton results in a free kick. Direct strike on goal from the free kick comes in from Danny Shelley.
Nicky Law decides to take the corner short, David Artell manages to make a clearance.
Corner taken right-footed by Luke Murphy, Nick Fenton makes a clearance.
A cross is delivered by Byron Moore, Dale Tonge gets a block in.
Effort from the edge of the area by Adam Le Fondre goes wide of the right-hand post.
Effort on goal by Danny Shelley from just inside the penalty box goes harmlessly over the target.
Headed effort from deep inside the area by Tom Newey misses to the right of the target.
Centre by Marcus Marshall, clearance by Patrick Ada.
Mat Mitchel-King fouled by Ian Thomas-Moore, the ref awards a free kick. Rhys Taylor takes the free kick.
Inswinging corner taken by Nicky Law from the left by-line, Luke Murphy fouled by Nick Fenton, the ref awards a free kick. Indirect free kick taken by Rhys Taylor.
Ryan Taylor takes a shot. Mat Mitchel-King gets a block in.
Byron Moore produces a cross.
Byron Moore gives away a free kick for an unfair challenge on Dale Tonge. Jason Taylor takes the direct free kick.
Adam Le Fondre produces a right-footed shot from just outside the area that goes harmlessly over the bar.
Adam Le Fondre is ruled offside. Rhys Taylor takes the indirect free kick.
Patrick Ada fouled by Adam Le Fondre, the ref awards a free kick. Rhys Taylor takes the free kick.
Dale Tonge gives away a free kick for an unfair challenge on Matt Tootle. David Artell takes the free kick.
Free kick awarded for a foul by David Artell on Marcus Marshall. Nicky Law has a direct shot on goal from the free kick.
Fenton hoping to be back
Nick Fenton is hopeful of overcoming a back injury to feature in Rotherham's clash with Crewe at the Don Valley Stadium.
The 31-year-old defender did not train with the Millers on Thursday due to the knock but he hopes to be fit for the npower League Two fixture.
As well as a possible defensive reshuffle, Rotherham manager Ronnie Moore has some decisions to make regarding his midfield.
Jason Taylor returns from suspension for the match and comes back into the side, while Moore is pondering handing on-loan Arsenal man Mark Randall a start.
One player who will not feature in the clash, however, is Ryan Cresswell, who is training again after breaking his collarbone but is not yet match fit.
Shaun Miller will miss out for Crewe.
The striker did not reappear for the second half of the 6-2 defeat to Northampton on Tuesday night due to a thigh strain.
Joel Grant replaced Miller at Sixfields and he is likely to come back into the starting line up with Clayton Donaldson still suspended.
AJ Leitch-Smith, who opened the scoring against the Cobblers, is fit. He was only taken off as a precaution at Northampton as he begins to be reintroduced to first-team football following his lay-off.
Captain David Artell played the full 90 minutes in midweek and the defender suffered no reaction to his recent calf problem.
Changes at the back could be in order though, after letting in six goals, with Adam Dugdale and Mat Mitchel-King available to boss Dario Gradi.
Millers leave it late
Two goals in four minutes late in the day kept Rotherham's promotion push on target with a thoroughly deserved 3-1 victory over rivals Crewe.
After an even first with neither goalkeeper under any real pressure, Rotherham got the break two minutes before half-time.
Rotherham nearly broke the deadlock when Ryan Taylor headed just wide from Tom Newey's cross after 27 minutes and two minutes later Adam Le Fondre went close from Taylor's head on.
Crewe came closest after 19 minutes when Byron Moore broke clear on the right and his cross flashed across the face of the goal with no-one to apply the finishing touch.
But with time running out before the break Rotherham grabbed the lead. Crewe cleared the danger from Nicky Law's corner but Marcus Marshall whipped in a second cross from the left and skipper Nick Fenton - still forward for the corner - drilled a low shot past Rhys Taylor from 10 yards out.
Crewe almost grabbed an equaliser nine minutes after the break when only a brilliant tackle by Johnny Mullins denied Ajay Leitch-Smith.
But after 62 minutes Leitch-Smith scored an equaliser that should have been ruled out. Lee Bell threaded a ball through, and although Leitch-Smith was clearly offside he was allowed to go on a fire past a helpless Andy Warrington.
Rotherham got their reward with two more goals in a dramatic last six minutes.
First Le Fondre added his 19th of the season getting to a Ryan Taylor knock down to lift the ball over the keeper and into the net with six minutes remaining.
And four minutes later Ryan Taylor broke clear on the right and lashed an absolutely unstoppable shot past Rhys Taylor.
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