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RUFC - Coleman now a fan without the pressures

RUFC - Coleman now a fan without the pressures

Rotherham United's former Chairman, Denis Coleman has told The Advertiser that he will be happy to become a normal fan again.

On his holidays at the moment, Mr Coleman said, 'I've watched Rotherham for thirty-six years and can remember what it's like when we are leading by a single goal with five minutes to play and the other team attack and equalise. You feel sick. But, as a director you think, that's another five hundred less fans next week.

'It takes the enjoyment out of watching. It will be nice to go to the games and not have any of the pressures.

'I wish the new owners good luck. I'm glad the club has been saved and the new people have money behind them - I hope they are prepared to put it in.

'But they shouldn't expect it to be like any other business. People told us that when we took over and I thought they were talking rubbish. But it's true. Everything depends upon results.'

Writer:Herringthorpe
Date:Friday May 2 2008
Time: 9:18AM

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