Vital Football

Latest Rotherham United News

RUFC - Douglas 'liabilities if we leave Millmoor'

RUFC - Douglas 'liabilities if we leave Millmoor'

Rotherham United's Chief Operating Officer, Paul Douglas has been talking to The Advertiser about moving away from Millmoor.

He says that the lease on the ground demands that the club leaves the ground as it found it.

'When we took over the ground,' Mr Douglas says, 'there were four stands. Now there are only three plus one half-built. The owners of the ground, the Booth family, could be reasonable and not ask us to rebuild the stand and ask for a million quid to compensate.

'We have fed enough information to the press that has created a poor relationship between us and them but I don't want to inflame it anymore.

'Now there's a new board maybe the animosity has gone and like professional business people they can sit round a table and be realistic about the lease.

'The Booth family have never issued any threats or have said they plan to use the ground for other purposes and I do think there might be a chance we can negotiate something and I'm really hopeful we will be able to stay at Millmoor but it will depend on goodwill on both sides.'

The current lease of the ground was signed by the former Millers 05 board but with the club going into administration a new lease will have to be drawn up between the new owners and the landlords.

Writer:Herringthorpe
Date:Friday May 2 2008
Time: 9:40AM

Login to post a comment

Recent Rotherham United Articles

Millers v Latics Preview

Rotherham United welcome Wigan Athletic to the New York Stadium this afternoon which will be ninth place v second in League One.

The Millers go into this game without a league win this month wi

RUFC - Who Would Be In Your Starting Eleven Tomorrow

Wigan in town tomorrow - Millers could do with a win - who would you play . . . .

RUFC - Warney 'Ball Has Been Unlucky'

Would you start Ball tomorrow?

RUFC - Warne 'Easier To Recruit Strikers In Summer'

Millers on the look out for a new striker for when Kieffer returns to Ipswich

Archived Vital Rotherham Articles

Vital Rotherham articles from

Site Journalists

Herringthorpe
Editor email
Profile
baldtobeamiller
no email
Profile

Current Poll (see more polls)

I know Warney says 'no' but do you think we need a defensive coach?
Suggested By:
Most Certainly96%
I agree with Warney4%
The Vital Football Members League
Latest F1 News
Latest Vital Boxing News
Vital Football Comment

Recent Rotherham United  Results (view all)

Rotherham United  Fixtures (view all)

Vital Members League Table

RankNamePoints
1.herringthorpe319
2.sixpence191
3.Millie Miller42
4.Marky7936
5.mos6031
6.mvmiller30
7.axholme18
8.miller4life17
9.nogginthenog16
10.sthelensmiller8
Write for Vital Football