Date: 29th April 2015 at 1:18pm
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Rotherham United have announced that the ball boy injured in an incident at the New York Stadium last night is on the road to recovery.

Josh Gaze was in the wrong place at the wrong time last night when Reading’s Chris Gunter took exception to Millers defender Danny Lafferty shielding the ball and gave him an almighty push in his back with the momentum seeing the defender crash first into Josh and then into the barriers. Stewards, First Aid people and Medical staff ran to the youngsters aid as he lay holding his knee and administered help before the lad was stretchered round the pitch, accompanied to a stadium full of applause, into the treatment room.

Josh, who is an under thirteen player with the Rotherham United Academy, has a swollen and bruised knee and left the stadium last night on crutches and a pair of Lafferty’s match worn boots after the defender and Matt Derbyshire visited the youngster after the game.

Josh will return to the New York Stadium later to receive treatment from Aidy Littlejohn the Academy Physio.

All at Vital Rotherham hope Josh is soon up and on the mend.

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