Rotherham player explains why scoring against Leeds was extra pleasing

New York Stadium interior, Rotherham

Rotherham United won against Leeds United in the Championship at the weekend.

Rotherham United midfielder Lee Frecklington has explained to The Yorkshire Post why it was extra special for him to score against Leeds United at the weekend.

Frecklington scored for Rotherham against Leeds at home in the Championship game on Saturday afternoon.

The 30-year-old midfielder found the target in the 27th minute of the encounter at the AESSEAL New York Stadium, as Neil Warnock’s side won 2-1.

Frecklington has revealed that it was extra special for him to score against Leeds, as he grew up as a fan of the Whites and has been trying to score against them for years.

“I was really up for the Leeds game,” Frecklington told The Yorkshire Post. “It is no secret Leeds are my team. I have been trying to score against them for years so it was extra pleasing.”

The win against Leeds has enhanced Rotherham’s chances of surviving in the Championship.

The Millers are 20th in the Championship table at the moment with 42 points from 39 matches.

Warnock’s side are five points clear of the relegation zone, and there is now a very good chance that they will escape the drop to League One.

Rotherham will return to action on Tuesday evening when they take on Bristol City away from home at the Ashton Gate Stadium in the Championship.

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