Vital Football

Latest Rotherham United News

RUFC - Jewell not impressed with Don Valley

RUFC - Jewell not impressed with Don Valley

Rotherham United's new home, Don Valley, did come up to scratch, Derby County's manager, Paul Jewell, implied after Saturday's friendly.

Speaking to the Derbyshire Evening Telegraph he said that the conditions were the worst he'd ever known for a pre-season game. 'It's not Rotherham's fault,' Jewell said, 'and I don't want to make too many excuses for the players, but it was a shocker of a pitch and conditions.

'I didn't realise how bad the pitch was until I stood on it. The ball was moving all over the place.

'A lot of supporters were leaving early and I was envious of them because it was turgid to say the least.'




Join the FREE Telegraph League Two Fantasy Football League!

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

Writer:Herringthorpe
Date:Monday July 21 2008
Time: 9:10AM

Comments

0
I AGREE 100% WITH HIM
millers4eva
21/07/2008 11:24:00
0
i hope more managers don`t like it as then it gives us an advantage
Mexbro miller
21/07/2008 12:42:00
0
What was the score folks? Is it sour grapes?
Dean1
21/07/2008 20:15:00
0
It was 0-0. I think we had the edge over Derby but not really sour grapes. The pitch was bobbly and there was a lot of sand on it
herringthorpe
21/07/2008 22:29:00
Page 1/1
  1. 1

Login to post a comment

Recent Rotherham United Articles

Injury Time Goal Beats Millers

Rotherham United lost to a goal in time added on this afternoon at the Macron Stadium after they`d pulled it back to one-one on the stroke of half-time.

Bolton were quick out of the blocks this

Millers v Trotters Preview

Rotherham United make the relatively short journey over the border to Lancashire when they take on Bolton Wanderers this afternoon at the Macron Stadium.

The Millers go into this game on the ba

RUFC - Youngster Out On Loan

Mason off to Harrogate

RUFC - Pay On The Day At Bolton

Pay on the Day at the Macron Stadium

Archived Vital Rotherham Articles

Vital Rotherham articles from

Site Journalists

Herringthorpe
Profile
baldtobeamiller
Profile

Current Poll (see more polls)

How Many Of Our February Games Will We Win
Suggested By:
Five7%
Four3%
Three36%
Two11%
One28%
None15%

League Table

# Team P W D L Pts. GD
1 Hull City 28 17 5 6 56 27
2 Middlesbrough 27 17 4 6 55 23
3 Brighton 29 14 11 4 53 9
4 Burnley 29 14 10 5 52 21
5 Derby County 29 13 11 5 50 14
6 Ipswich 29 13 9 7 48 3
7 Sheff Wed 29 12 11 6 47 11
8 Birmingham 29 13 8 8 47 9
9 Cardiff 29 11 11 7 44 5
10 Brentford 30 11 7 12 40 -2
11 Forest 29 9 12 8 39 5
12 Wolves 29 10 9 10 39 -1
13 Q.P.R. 29 8 12 9 36 0
14 Preston 29 8 12 9 36 -2
15 Leeds Utd 29 8 12 9 36 -4
16 Reading 29 9 8 12 35 0
17 Huddersfield 29 8 8 13 32 -3
18 Blackburn 27 6 12 9 30 0
19 Fulham 28 6 10 12 28 -5
20 MK Dons 28 7 5 16 26 -18
21 Rotherham 29 7 4 18 25 -18
22 Bristol City 29 5 10 14 25 -23
23 Charlton 29 5 9 15 24 -29
24 Bolton 29 3 12 14 21 -22
Latest F1 News
Latest Vital Boxing News

Rotherham United  Fixtures (view all)

Feb 6 2016 3:00PM : Bolton Wanderers (a)
Sky Bet Championship
Feb 13 2016 3:00PM : Birmingham City (H)
Sky Bet Championship
Feb 20 2016 3:00PM : Burnley (a)
Sky Bet Championship
Feb 23 2016 8:00PM : Reading (a)
Sky Bet Championship
Feb 27 2016 3:00PM : Brentford (H)
Sky Bet Championship
Mar 5 2016 3:00PM : Sheffield Wednesday (a)
Sky Bet Championship

Recent Rotherham United  Results (view all)

Vital Members League Table

RankNamePoints
1.rybel_b207
2.herringthorpe195
3.sixpence68
4.mos6031
5.mvmiller6
6.Millie Miller6
7.miller4life5
8.Marky795
9.axholme5
10.nogginthenog2