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Smallwood returns to Rotherham

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On-loan midfielder Richie Smallwood has been recalled by parent club Rotherham United.

The 26-year-old joined the Iron on loan until the end of the season back in August, but the Millers had a recall clause included in the deal which they have now exercised.

Millers boss Paul Warne explained: “I wanted him back and all the members of staff wanted him back.

“He’s the type of midfielder that we need at this moment in time. He’s hard-working, he’s dogged and he’s got a great attitude.”

Scunthorpe have since recalled Levi Sutton from his loan stay at North Ferriby United.



Written by Matt Blanchard

Part of the team since 2007, before becoming editor in 2013. Undertaken the role of match summariser during Scunthorpe United live match commentaries for BBC Radio Humberside. Seasonal contributor to football titles FourFourTwo and When Saturday Comes and a finalist at the Football Blogging Awards in 2014.

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