Date: 8th January 2007 at 12:05pm
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Here is a list of all the post-war Rotherham United players who were born between January 8th and the 14th, plus a career profile of one of them.

January 8th

Rod Johnson 1945

January 9th

Ian Banks 1961
Guy Branston 1970

January 12th

David Worrell 1978
Peter Wragg 1931
Junior McDougald 1975

January 13th

Julian Baudet 1979

January 14th

Tony Henderson 1954
Gareth Evans 1967
Mark Dempsey 1964
Colin Clish 1944

Featured Player
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RODNEY JOHNSON
Born: Leeds, 8 January, 1945
Career:
Leeds United 3/62;
Doncaster Rovers 3/68;
Rotherham United 12/70;
Bradford City 12/73

England Youth international Rodney was a skilful inside forward who played all the remaining games of the season on his arrival at Millmoor.
Then he missed only a handful of games the following season and he was a regular choice again in 1972/73 which wasn’t a good one for the club as they went down to Division Four.
If there was a weakness in Rod’s play it was perhaps the fact that he didn’t score as many goals as he would have liked to have done.
1970/71: League apps 24 goal 1
1971/72: League apps 41 goals 4 Cup apps 8
1972/73: League apps 35 goals 2 Cup apps 4 goal 1
1973/74: League apps 8+2 goal 1

Rotherham league record..110 apps 8 goals

Career League record…431 apps 51 goals