Date: 28th April 2015 at 10:59am
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Rotherham United welcome Reading to the New York Stadium for the last home game of the season.

The Millers go into this game knowing a win would have them playing Championship football next season with Reading more or less safe unless something unthinkable happens at the weekend.

Rotherham came back from one down to get a well deserved point against Norwich City on Saturday while Reading, who have had a busy time of late in the FA Cup, lost two-nil to Brentford.

Vital Quotes:

Steve Evans – If I get the same kind of application, the same desire and commitment from the players that I got on Saturday, I’ll be delighted. This is the biggest game of all, the biggest game ever that the stadium has hosted in its short life time. I have nothing but respect for a good Reading team who have a good manager in Stevie Clarke who has done a great job there. We need to produce a big performance because they will come here and want to beat us.

Alex Pearce (defender) – It`s not going to be a game for the fainthearted because Rotherham are going to be fighting or their lives. They are going to be up for it and we are going to have to match them and if we do then, on the night, we will have better players on the field to win the game. But it is going to be tough.

Rotherham United Team News:

Saturday. After coming off the bench and scoring Jordan Bowery must be hoping for a start as could Adam Hammill who, along with Bowery, changed the game when he came off the bench. Jonson Clarke-Harris will be hoping to get some minutes on the pitch after his re-call from his loan spell with Doncaster.

Player to watch: 1 to 11 Plus Subs

Again, it has to be a team effort tonight and everyone has to pull their weight

Reading Team News:

Striker Pavel Pogrebnyak is a major doubt for Reading and Steve Clarke will be without Jure Travner and Anton Ferdinand. Nick Blackman, Simon Cox and Jem Karacan will be hoping for a recall

Player to watch: Jordan Obita

Established himself in the first team after coming through the Royals Academy. Midfielder who puts himself about the field helping out from defence to forward line

Match Facts & Stats

>Click Here to read Vital Rotherham`s Head-to-Head v Reading

Ref Watch:

Graham Salisbury from Lancashire
Click Here to read Ref Watch v Reading

Next Fixtures:

The Millers last game of the season sees them travel to West Yorkshire to take on Leeds United at Elland Road on Saturday (2nd May). Kick-off is 12.15

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