UK time is: 16:58:00
Vital Login
Social Login

Choose your club

Other Sites

Network Navigation

Vital Partners

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

RUFC - Permission Granted

Rotherham United have been given permission by the Football League to play their home games at Don Valley Stadium.

But this wasn't given until the club gave assurances that their time in Sheffield would only be temporary.

Owner, Tony Stewart, told The Star, 'My aim is to move forward and get a stadium built in Rotherham. I have told the football league that we are looking at plans and putting flesh on the bones of thoughts.

'We are working with the Borough Council and council leader Roger Stone and chief executive, Mike Cuff have instigated things and plans are afoot to get the new stadium in four years.

'The league didn't want us to be at Don Valley for years, they wanted us back in Rotherham and we have assured them that we will be.

'The dream of the stadium in Rotherham is going forward and we are putting a real plan in place.'




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



Click here to join in the debate on the club forum.

The Journalist

Writer: Herringthorpe  Mail feedback, articles or suggestions

Date:Monday July 7 2008

Time: 10:50AM

Your Comments

Thats a good thing then. They are showing they are commited to getting you a new ground in Rotherham.
dazza71
nowt new in that statement though is there. we need to see things happen as talk is cheap
Mexbro miller
But four years though? If the ground had been started then I would have said no problems - but, as far as I can see, it's still the same as it was a year ago. I don't even know if the proposed site at Parkgate has been approved or passed or whatever yet
herringthorpe
i agree mex, we have been down that road so so many times.
millers4eva
 

Have Your Say

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

Recent Rotherham United Articles

RUFC - Gaffer On Agard And May (Friday August 1 2014)

RUFC - Ticket Details v Millwall (Friday August 1 2014)

RUFC - Rose Out On Loan (Thursday July 31 2014)

RUFC - Derby Clash Sold Out (Thursday July 31 2014)

RUFC - Duo Out On Loan To Chairboys (Thursday July 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)

League Results (view all)

Latest Results

League Table (view table)

Team P W D L GD Pts
17. Millwall 0 0 0 0 0 0
18. Norwich 0 0 0 0 0 0
19. Reading 0 0 0 0 0 0
20. Rotherham 0 0 0 0 0 0
21. Sheff Wed 0 0 0 0 0 0
22. Watford 0 0 0 0 0 0
23. Wigan 0 0 0 0 0 0

Breaking League News

RUFC - Gaffer On Agard And May
Rotherham : 01/08/2014 16:48:00
RUFC - Evans 'John Will Do Well For Us'
Rotherham : 01/08/2014 16:45:00
Derby Loan Move For Best
Blackburn : 01/08/2014 16:43:00
RUFC - Chelsea Midfielder On Loan With Millers
Rotherham : 01/08/2014 16:17:00
Walk4Tilly Gaining Momentum
Wigan : 01/08/2014 15:35:00

Current Site Poll (view all polls)

With Gerrard announcing his international retirement who should take over the skippers armband
Suggested By:  
Wayne Rooney 20%
Gary Cahill 31%
Joe Hart 18%
Other 31%