Date: 5th December 2016 at 6:35pm
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Rotherham United Caretaker Manager Paul Warne is ‘well pleased’ that former Millers left-back and Assistant Manager John Breckin has agreed to help out.

‘I spoke to John last week,’ Warney told MillersPlayer today, ‘but because last week was, to say the least, mayhem I didn’t want to bring him in before the Burton game.

‘Then I spoke to him after the game and being who he is he’s happy to help me and the club and I’m well pleased.

‘I don’t like to think that he’s under me as such as all the staff give an equal amount. On the coaching side there’s me, Dibbs (Andy Dibble) and Hammy (Matty Hamshaw) who are looking after around twenty-eight players and with Dibs taking the ‘keepers away that leaves just me and Hammy. So I’m hoping Breck is going to be like by footballing godfather or my footballing granddad whichever one he’d prefer.

‘He’s obviously very experienced and after the game on Saturday when I was beating myself up he was the voice of calm plus he talks football the way I know how to talk football. He doesn’t over complicate things. I played nearly eight years for him for here and at Oldham. And I think he’ll be a good addition for me and most of the lads know him,

‘To be honest he’s sort of an older version of me really because everyone at the club knows who Brecks is. It was an easy decision to make because I don’t know if I’m doing this for one more week, one more month I really don’t know. So it made sense that I got someone who knows the players, who watches us at home, watches us away, watches loads of games in this league and I won’t have to be telling him which player is which.

‘Physiologically Breck is quite good. When I played for him he always told me I was his best ever signing and the fact he told the other eighteen players that was irrelevant because when he told me that he made me believe it. And he’s more defensively organised than I am and is probably like ‘let’s not concede’ and he brings that bit more balance. He’s an experienced head and he will be happy with the challenge.’

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