Millwall could be without ‘one of best players’ Shaun Hutchinson for last eight games, reveals boss Rowett

By DANIEL MARSH

Gary Rowett was left to rue the withdrawal of Shaun Hutchinson in the first half of Millwall’s 1-0 win over Rotherham – with the Lions boss facing up to the prospect of coping without one of his “best players”.

Central defender Hutchinson hadn’t missed a minute of league action this season before his withdrawal with a calf issue in the opening period.

Rowett said: “He felt as though he pulled his calf, but I don’t know the severity of it at this point. But for it to make Hutchy come off I’d imagine it’s reasonably serious – a matter of weeks.

“It’s disappointing to get to a point where we’re bringing the likes of Connor Mahoney, Kenneth Zohore and Maikel Kieftenbeld back in and then to lose one of our best players in the other direction.

“It’s certainly very disappointing. But it’s one of those seasons, part of it is navigating those moments and seeing if you can maintain your form.”

 


Please support your local paper by making a donation

 

 

Please make cheques payable to “MSI Media Limited” and send by post to South London Press, Unit 112, 160 Bromley Road, Catford, London SE6 2NZ


Housing Secretary Robert Jenrick has encouraged everyone in the country who can afford to do so to buy a newspaper, and told the Downing Street press briefing recently: “A free country needs a free press, and the newspapers of our country are under significant financial pressure”.

So if you have enjoyed reading this story, and if you can afford to do so, we would be so grateful if you can buy our newspaper or make a donation, which will allow us to continue to bring stories like this one to you both in print and online.

Everyone at the South London Press thanks you for your continued support.


Leave a Reply

Your email address will not be published. Required fields are marked *