Crooksy Will Be Missed


Rotherham United have sold Matt Crooks to Middlesbrough for an undisclosed fee –  subject to EFL and FA ratification – which is not surprise to us Millers fans with the rumours having rumbled on for a couple of weeks now.

Matt joined the Millers in January 2019 from Northampton Town and helped Rotherham gain promotion back to the Championship that same season.  

After coming through the Youth Academy with Huddersfield Town midfielder Matt and while there had loan spells with AFC Halifax Town, Radcliffe Borough, Hartlepool United and Accrington Stanley who he signed for in February 2015.  The following year he signed a four year deal with Scottish side Rangers missing the start of the season with an ankle injury.  He made just a handful of appearances for the Scots Premiership side before moving back to England on loan with Scunthorpe playing a dozen times.  The summer of 2017 saw Matt join the Cobblers and from there he came to the New York Stadium.

The twenty-seven year old made ninety-seven appearances for the Millers in all competitions scoring twenty-one goals and was awarded the EFL Championship Player of the Month for January this year.

Crooksy fast became a Rotherham Fans’ favourite, he will have left a big void to fill while here at Vital Rotherham we wish him ‘all the best’ with his future.

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  • Stuart webster says:

    So neil Warnock comes sniffing around a millers player yet again and surprise surprise it’s a done deal , apparently Warnock as always liked crooks for sometime ,yeah right Neil we believe you not ,taking nothing away from crooks good player who will be missed but it’s all in the price isn’t Neil who no doubt swigged a glass of wine with tony Stewart while he chomped on a extra large cigar 🤑the new season is almost upon us and cash will be rolling into the millers coffers ,season tickets , hospitality and another rollercoaster of watching the millers begins ,got fond of this empty stadium 🏟️ lark no expense ,no travel

    • Caz Neale (Herringthorpe) says:

      Well he didn’t see much of him last time his team played Rotherham, Stewart. And we did haggle for a better price while I don’t think we can stop the lad wanting to play in the Championship and not League One. Money might be ‘rolling in’ Stewart but take a minute and think of what we have lost since covid swept over us.

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