UK time is: 02:56:00
Vital Login
Social Login

Choose your club

Other Sites

Network Navigation

Vital Partners

'If It's Football, It's Vital'

RUFC - Les Payne 'stunned'

Rotherham United stunned Les Payne this week when they admitted they were in financial difficulties again. Les is the Millers reporter for The Star and has been for many years.

Speaking to Radio Sheffield tonight, he said, 'I had heard whispers that the club were having money problems round about Christmas so I can't say it was a total shock. But this will be the third time we have talked about going into administration - when Ken Booth took over the club it was in administration. People seem to be in less of a panic this time but I don't think we should get too laid back, I mean, this could be the end - it was very nearly the end last time. I hope something can be done and that the club attract a wealthy investor because that's what we need.

'I think a new stadium would give the town a huge lift - but that's to do with the Borough Council.

'You know, the gates are better than they were when we got promotion with Ronnie Moore which is excellent really. I think everyone connected with the club will be pulling together and that the team will be playing for promotion.'




Use your social login to comment on front page articles. Login using you Facebook, Twitter, Google or LinkedIn accounts and have your say!

The Journalist

Writer: Herringthorpe  Mail feedback, articles or suggestions

Date:Wednesday February 20 2008

Time: 6:44PM

Your Comments

he`s not on his own
Mexbro miller
I think we'd all heard rumours but wanted to brush them under the carpet
herringthorpe
i was really stunned when i heard the news but just didn't want to believe it just like everyone else i presume
miller4life
 

Have Your Say

Log in...
with your social network     OR     with your Vital account

Recent Rotherham United Articles

RUFC - Luciano Can Score Goals (Monday September 1 2014)

RUFC - Argentinian Signs In! (Monday September 1 2014)

RUFC - Evans Pleased To Get His Man (Monday September 1 2014)

RUFC - Tids Out On Loan (Monday September 1 2014)

RUFC - Striker Signs In (Monday September 1 2014)

RUFC - Two On The Way? (Monday September 1 2014)

RUFC - Evans Won't Just Sign Anyone (Monday September 1 2014)

RUFC - Ticket News v Ipswich Town (Sunday August 31 2014)

Archived Rotherham United Articles

List All Vital Rotherham Articles
Have your say
Click here to suggest an article
Click here to suggest a poll

Vital Members League (view all)

1. herringthorpe 59
2. rybel_b 35
3. sixpence 30
4. miller4life 26
5. mos60 7
6. mvmiller 1

League Results (view all)

League Table (view table)

Team P W D L GD Pts
14. Blackburn 5 2 1 2 -2 7
15. Reading 5 2 1 2 -3 7
16. Middlesbrough 5 2 0 3 0 6
17. Rotherham 5 2 0 3 -3 6
18. Leeds Utd 5 2 0 3 -5 6
19. Ipswich 5 1 2 2 -1 5
20. Birmingham 5 1 2 2 -5 5

Breaking League News

Owls sign former Real Madrid midfielder
Sheff Wed : 01/09/2014 23:48:00
RUFC - Luciano Can Score Goals
Rotherham : 01/09/2014 23:37:00
Defender moves on loan
Middlesbrough : 01/09/2014 23:22:00
RUFC - Argentinian Signs In!
Rotherham : 01/09/2014 23:21:00
Rovers Complete Late Double
Blackburn : 01/09/2014 23:19:00

Current Site Poll (view all polls)

International Breaks?
Suggested By:  
They are a good idea 100%
We don't need them 0%