League One - Rotherham won't be overawed - Evans

Rotherham boss Steve Evans knows his side will not be able to fly under the radar in League One this season.

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The Millers have made a solid, yet unspectacular start to their league campaign, drawing their opening two games, but theyturned heads with a superb victory over Sheffield Wednesday in the Capital One Cup.

Evans, who led the club back into the third tier for the first time since 2007 last term, believes their pre-season recruitment and the impressive New York Stadium means they will come into the spotlight.

"I don't think we will go under the radar because we have recruited well and we have a magnificent stadium," the Scot told Press Association Sport.

"But there are big clubs in there with some great managers, like Sean O'Driscoll, Kenny Jackett and Simon Grayson so attention will be on them."

The Millers had an undulating campaign last year and needed a run of five straight wins to secure automatic promotion in League Two and Evans is targeting a season of consolidation this time around.

"We won't be overawed, we will embrace it," he added. "There will be some upsets and we will let ourselves down along the way but at the end of the season I am sure we will have consolidated, built on last year and put blocks in place so in a year's time we can talk about challenging for the Championship.

"It's about continuous improvement for us, there may be times where we have two steps back and three forward this year."

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