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READ | Michael Smith rewarded for another brace with PA Entertainments Man of the Match award - in collaboration with Terrace Threads

18 October 2021

He may not have known, it, but on Saturday, Michael Smith joined an exclusive club when he netted his second of the game against Portsmouth.

Scoring in front of the KCM Waste Management North Stand, whilst facing the Mears South Stand!

The cheeky backheeled finish in the 55th minute, an example of someone in the form of their life and oozing confidence in front of goal.

The striker had already netted in the first half to give the Millers the lead, heading home from an inch-perfect Wes Harding delivery from the right.

Then, having seen his effort blocked on the line by former loanee Sean Raggett, Smudge scored with an audacious rebound to put the Millers back ahead.

Richard Wood and Ben Wiles also scored in a seven minute spell to take the game away from the visitors, as the Millers cruised to a 4-1 win.

On a day where a number of performances on the day received praise, Smith took the crown with 61.9% of the 687 votes cast, with Ben Wiles, Ollie Rathbone and Richard Wood also nominated.

 

 

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Background

This poll is supported by our friends at PA Entertainments and Terrace Threads.

PA Entertainments have been long-term supporters of the football club and were hailed for their recent work which involved them lighting up the AESSEAL New York Stadium in the colours of the NHS and more recently, with the image of a poppy for Armistice Day.

Supporters may be aware that we recently welcomed Terrace Threads on-board, who took up the option of sponsoring our newly-produced ‘Goal Gifs’ for the duration of the 2021/22 campaign.

Following discussions between the two parties, they have collaborated to give supporters an added incentive to vote for our Twitter Man of the Match Poll, with fans who cast a vote and retweet our social media poll automatically entered into a prize draw to win a £50 voucher to spend with Terrace Threads.

The PA Entertainments Man of the Match and the lucky winner of the £50 Terrace Threads voucher will be revealed on a Monday morning following a Saturday fixture or midday on the day after a midweek fixture.

The next opportunity for supporters to pick their Man of the Match is on Tuesday night when the Millers to welcome Wycombe Wanderers to AESSEAL New York Stadium in the Sky Bet League One.


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