Richard Wood fires Rotherham into Championship with playoff final double

27 May 2018 04:53
Paul Warne was perfectly happy in his job as Rotherham’s fitness coach in November 2016 when he was persuaded to take over as manager, already the third of the season, to oversee their inevitable relegation from the Championship with some dignity. Not only did he manage that but, after reluctantly accepting the role permanently, he has now taken them back at the first attempt, beating Shrewsbury 2-1 in an unbearably tense League One play-off final.The unlikely figure of the Rotherham captain, Richard Wood, was the hero, the central defender scoring from two set-pieces to add to his goal that set the Millers on their way in the semi-final against Scunthorpe. The winner came in extra time, required after Alex Rodman had equalised Wood’s first-half opener. Continue reading. . read full article

Source: TheGuardian