ROTHERHAM UNITED manager Paul Warne was left to savour a perfect night at the office after seeing his dominant Millers inflict a record-equalling home defeat upon Doncaster Rovers during their time at the Keepmoat Stadium. An early first-half blitz saw the Millers - who eased past Rovers 2-0 in the league ten days earlier - race into a 3-0 lead courtesy of goals from Mickel Miller, Freddie Ladapo and Hakeem Odoffin, whose shot rebounded off the back of home keeper Louis Jones and went in after hitting the bar.
DEADLINE-DAY signing Will Grigg may make his first appearance for Rotherham United when the Millers embark on their EFL Trophy campaign tomorrow. The striker has joined the club on a season-long loan from Sunderland and manager Paul Warne is contemplating giving him an outing in the group-stage clash against Doncaster Rovers at the Keepmoat Stadium.
Rotherham boss Paul Warne was a minute away from being able to talk about how his side were denied an impressive away win at a promotion rival. The Millers did not make complete first-half domination count and then hit the woodwork after the break at the DW Stadium and it looked like they would have to settle for a point.
Paul Warne plans to make as many changes as possible to his Rotherham United team this evening to give his summer signings and fringe players a chance to make a case to face Wigan Athletic on Saturday. Warne will use the League Cup first round, which takes the Millers to Accrington Stanley, to rotate his squad.
Rotherham have received good injury news for their curtain-raiser against Plymouth. Goalkeeper Viktor Johansson (groin), defender Michael Ihiekwe (quad) and left-back Joe Mattock (Achilles) have all been passed fit after injuries in pre-season. That means only Curtis Tilt (hamstring) and Angus MacDonald (unspecified) miss out.
Accies have moved fast to replace Hakeem Odoffin with the 22-year-old midfielder Hamilton Accies have signed Miko Virtanen from Aberdeen on a two-year deal. The 22-year-old only made two appearances for the Dons but he impressed during loan spells at Arbroath. Accies boss Brian Rice was eager to replace Hakeem Odoffin, who departed for Rotherham, and Virtanen will bolster the midfield options.
Hakeem Odoffin, who completed his transfer to the Millers on the 3rd of August, has spoke about how happy he is to complete the move to South Yorkshire. Yesterday evening, Odoffin announced to his Twitter followers that he “Can’t wait to get going” for Rotherham, and the Millers fans seemed delighted to see that he was smiling at his new home.
Rotherham United have confirmed the signing of Hakeem Odoffin from Hamilton Academical for an undisclosed fee, subject to FA and EFL ratification and international clearance. Odoffin, 23, arrives at the AESSEAL New York Stadium on a three-year deal. He scored 4 times in 41 appearances for The Accies last term, and Millers boss Paul Warne has monitored his progress for some time now.
Rotherham have stepped up their recruitment ahead of this weekend's big League One kick-off by signing two players. Hakeem Odoffin arrived for an undisclosed fee from Scottish side Hamilton, penning a three-year deal, and then the Millers followed that up by bringing Rarmani Edmonds-Green on a season-long loan from Huddersfield.
Rotherham United ideal for Hakeem Odoffin admits Hamilton boss Rice as he praises 'outstanding' youngster
Hakeem Odoffin has completed his move to the League One side on a three-year deal Brian Rice admits that Hakeem Odoffin will be a massive loss but he couldn’t begrudge him a move back to England. The 23-year-old officially departed Accies on Tuesday when he signed a three-year deal with English League One side Rotherham.
Rotherham United have signed two players in the last 24 hours and more could be on their way. On Wednesday morning, the Millers announced the loan capture of Rarmani Edmonds-Green from Huddersfield - subject to EFL and FA ratification. Having added Hakeem Odoffin to the ranks yesterday, Warne was able to confirm his fourth signing of the summer as the 22-year-old centre-half agreed a loan deal which will see him remain with the Millers until the end of the 2021/22 Sky Bet League One campaign.
Brian Rice confirmed that 'one or two' players are at Hamilton with another couple on trial Brian Rice admits progress has been made in adding new signings with a host of players at Hamilton. The Accies boss confirmed that a new signing would be unveiled before Saturday while another deal is close.
ROTHERHAM United today announced their second signing in 24 hours as Huddersfield Town defender Rarmani Edmonds-Green joined the club on a season-long loan deal. The 22-year-old centre-half made 24 Championship appearances for the Terriers last term and played in the 0-0 draw with the Millers at the John Smith's Stadium in April.
Hakeem Odoffin has joined English side Rotherham United. The 23-year-old, who had been strongly linked with Hibs, has departed Hamilton Accies for a reported six-figure fee. Odoffin was a hugely impressive figure for Accies despite their relegation last season. His versatility, combative style and ball-winning, whether in defence or midfield, stood out.
The 23-year-old was outstanding for Accies last season but he's moved south Rotherham United have completed the signing of Hakeem Odoffin from Hamilton Accies. There was huge interest in the 23-year-old this summer but he's moved to the the English League One side. It's understood that Accies will receive a six-figure fee for Odoffin, who signed a contract extension last season.
Rotherham boss Paul Warne says his side have been beaten to a striker by a local rival. The Millers are looking to strengthen their squad ahead of next week's big kick-off, having only made one signing so far. Warne wants to supplement his options in attack but has missed out on a target who appears to be going to another club in the area.
A DEAL for Hakeem Odoffin is one of two signings Rotherham United have all but wrapped up this week. A fee has been agreed with Scottish Premiership side Hamilton Academical for the midfield man who is highly regarded north of the border. Manager Paul Warne has not confirmed his target’s identity, but the Advertiser understands the 23-year-old is the player poised to travel south to complete the formalities after the weekend.
BRIAN RICE admits he will be sad to see Hakeem Odoffin leave Accies in the near future after Hamilton accepting a bid from English League One outfit Rotherham for the defensive midfielder’s services – but is pleased to see his club finally rake in a transfer fee for a player.
OD MAN OFF BRIAN RICE has confirmed Hakeem Odoffin is on the brink of joining Rotherham United. SunSport revealed the League One side would beat Hibs and Motherwell to land the utility man. Odoffin, 23, is set to undergo a medical - with Rotherham forking out a five-figure fee for the Englishman.
Rotherham United will be looking to do what they so often do this coming season in Sky Bet League One and bounce straight back into the Sky Bet Championship. The Millers are usually challenging at the right end of the third tier whenever they are in it and will have plans to do so again this season with things getting underway in just over a week from now.