Vital Football

Latest Rotherham United News

RUFC - RBC will do all it can but..

RUFC - RBC  will do all it can but..

Rotherham United have been told by the Council that they will help to try and keep Rotherham United alive ... but wouldn't commit themselves to any financial backing.

Roger Stone, leader of Rotherham Borough Council, told The Advertiser, 'if we lose Rotherham United I think something in the town will die. The football team is an important part of the town and we will do everything we possibly can to ensure it stays. We are looking for ways to help but what we can't do is bail them out.'

Earlier this week the Council said that there are still talks going on to build a Community Stadium in Parkgate and Cllr Stone said, 'Everyone assumes that the community stadium is just for football but that isn't the case it's also about rugby and something for the community. But we are working with the assumption that there will be a football team in the town.'

Chairman, Denis Coleman said, 'We talk to the Council every day and, although I cannot speak for the Council, the indication they have given me is that it is important to have a professional football team in the town.'

Writer:Herringthorpe
Date:Friday February 22 2008
Time: 9:17AM

Comments

0
so when the football club announce it has to close the council can say "no point in building a new ground" but we did try.
Mexbro miller
22/02/2008 09:28:00
Page 1/1
  1. 1

Login to post a comment

Recent Rotherham United Articles

RUFC - Warne Not Expecting New Transfer Rules To Worry Him

Millers Boss welcomes new transfer window rules

RUFC - Pair Out On Loan To Conference North Side

Warren and Muskwe join Frickley on Youth loan

EFL In Favour Of Shorter Window & Other Changes

At a meeting of all EFL member clubs yesterday, there was a strong indication they would be in favour of making amendments to the summer's transfer window.

RUFC - Warney Praise For Purrington

Milers Boss says Purrington is one of best defenders at club

Archived Vital Rotherham Articles

Vital Rotherham articles from

Site Journalists

Herringthorpe
Editor email
Profile
baldtobeamiller
no email
Profile

Current Poll (see more polls)

The Millers Have Just Two More Away Games In September - what points will we get?
Suggested By:
Win both and get six points34%
A win and a draw - four points38%
Three Points13%
A couple of draws - two points3%
Maybe just one point6%
Don't say it . . . .6%
Vital Football Comment
Latest F1 News
Latest Vital Boxing News
Write for Vital Football

Recent Rotherham United  Results (view all)

Rotherham United  Fixtures (view all)

Vital Members League Table

RankNamePoints
1.herringthorpe324
2.sixpence192
3.mos6047
4.mvmiller35
5.Marky7925
6.Millie Miller20
7.axholme16
8.nogginthenog14
9.miller4life13
10.sthelensmiller7
The Vital Football Members League