York City v Rochdale preview
Liverpool trialist Daniel Carr featured for the club’s under 21s
in their draw with West Ham on Monday.
Dulwich Hamlet striker Carr was taken on trial by Liverpool last
week after catching the eye for the Ryman League Division One South
The former Reading youngster has scored 23 goals in 23
appearances this season for Dulwich Hamlet and a number of Premier
League and Championship clubs have been tracking Carr.
Carr played an hour of Liverpool’s 3-3 draw with West Ham in
front of the onlooking Brendan Rodgers.
Liverpool are expected to keep tabs on Carr as they weigh up
making a move for the 18-year-old.
New loan signing Arron Jameson is hoping to make his York debut
in goal in boss Nigel Worthington’s first home game in charge.
Jameson, 23, was Worthington’s first signing last week when he
arrived on an emergency loan from Sheffield Wednesday and was an
unused substitute in the weekend defeat at AFC Wimbledon.
Michael Ingham has been the Minstermen’s regular number one this
season and started on Saturday, but was overlooked by Worthington
when he was manager of Northern Ireland.
Defender Lanre Oyebanjo is expected to return to the squad after
missing out at Wimbledon due to a calf problem.
Worthington, who has no new injury or suspension problems,
hinted he could switch formation after employing a 4-5-1 line-up at
Striker Michael Rankine, midfielder Paddy McLaughlin and
defender Jamal Fyfield were all recalled to the starting line-up by
Worthington in his first game in charge and will be hoping to
Forwards Jason Walker and Alex Rodman are pushing for recalls
after making way on Saturday as the club chase their first win in
Terry Gornell is an injury doubt for visitors after suffering a
groin injury during the opening stages of Saturday’s 4-1 win over
Wycombe at Spotland.
George Donnelly came on in his place and is well positioned to
start in attack against the Minstermen having bagged a second-half
brace at the weekend – the former Macclesfield striker’s first
goals since October.
Peter Cavanagh was an unused substitute versus Wanderers
following a month on the sidelines with a calf problem and will
hope for a midweek return to action.
Victory last time out came on the back of consecutive 3-0
defeats and was only Dale’s second league triumph of 2013.
Reece Gray (broken leg) remains a long-term absentee.