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ROTHERHAM U-TURN ON WARNE
21st February 2005 17:20



mansfieldtown.net reports that Rotherham had agreed a move to the Mill for the Paul Warne but he then suffered a minor back injury. Warne is recovered and eager to leave Rotherham, but the Rotherham management team have done another u-turn blocking any imminent move.
"I'm not sure what's going on at Rotherham" said Carlton Palmer "I think maybe that it's a case of the new owners at Rotherham are reluctant to throw any money into the club so one minute Warne can come here, the next they aren't sure so he can't it's very frustrating." He added.
With the situation starting to show a little Palmer has told the player it is now up to him to talk to his manager and strike the deal that will see making his much wanted move to Field Mill. This means that Carlton Palmer now needs to look elsewhere for cover on the right side as cover for Simon Brown who is still suspended.
"As we are approaching this important time in the season I need to start looking at bringing somebody in to fill the position whilst Simon is out suspended and to offer me options as we push towards the end of the season." Palmer told the official website.

Meanwhile mansfieldtown.net reports that both Scott McNiven and Rhys Day returned to training this morning. Both have been ruled out since November and September respectively last year and have been keen to get back in to the thick of the action but as expected are still a little sore and it will take a while before they will be fit enough to start chasing for a place in the starting eleven .
"It was great to see Rhys back in training today; he's been a bit down lately but that is expected when a footballer can't play football. He finished training today a bit sore and will take a bit of time. Scott McNiven was back for his first day as well which is great news. Again it will take him a bit of time to get his fitness back. He said to me this morning that he just wants to get back playing a soon as possible which is exactly the sort of attitude I expect form my players. Scott is a great person to have around the football club, a good player and the lads like him. It really is great news that he is now back with us." said Caretaker manager Carlton Palmer.

 

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