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Matthew Palmer

Midfielder

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Biography

Date of birth

27/02/1995

Height

179 cm

Signed

25/01/2018

Country

England

Midfielder Matt Palmer joined the Millers during the January transfer window after from Championship side Burton Albion for an undisclosed fee.

Well known to the Millers after scoring against Paul Warne’s side for Albion at the Pirelli Stadium last season, Palmer arrived at AESSEAL New York Stadium following the departure of Lee Frecklington to Lincoln.

The 22-year-old came through the ranks at Burton and played a major role as the Brewers made the League Two play-off final in 2014 before losing to Fleetwood.

He was again a major player the following season as Burton this time went up as Champions, and the success didn’t end there as Palmer was again a mainstay as they gained promotion to The Championship.

The midfielder played 36 games in the second tier as Burton defied the odds to stay up, and now joins the Millers looking to make a quick return.

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