UK time is: 17:55:31
Vital Login
Social Login

Choose your club

Other Sites

Network Navigation

Vital Partners

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

RUFC - Robins 'Make our own bit of history'

Rotherham United's first floodlit game at Don Valley on Tuesday night went as well, if not better, than expected. Evening games always seem to be that bit more exciting to me and especially Cup games. So to hold Championship side, Wolves, to a 0-0 draw through ninety minutes, then extra time and win on penalties was verging on the edge of hysteria!

Manager, Mark Robins, told The Star, 'People were wondering what it would look like under the floodlights and making a thing of it being our first night match at Don Valley. I can tell you from where we sat the Main Stand looked quite striking and it helped with the stand being full of our own supporters.

'We have to make our own bit of history while we are at Don Valley and Tuesday night was a start. It will never have the intimacy of Millmoor but there is a sort of splendour to it when it's all lit up. Tuesday will be a good memory for people to take away.'




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




Win £1,000,000 every week with Man of the Match®

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

The Journalist

Writer: Herringthorpe  Mail feedback, articles or suggestions

Date:Thursday August 28 2008

Time: 12:47PM

 

Have Your Say

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

Recent Rotherham United Articles

RUFC - Evans 'Pringle Is A Threat' (Friday October 31 2014)

RUFC - Evans 'Green Our Best Player' (Friday October 31 2014)

RUFC - Evans 'Performances Been Good' (Friday October 31 2014)

RUFC - Head-to-Head v Middlesbrough (Thursday October 30 2014)

RUFC - Green Picked For The Irish (Wednesday October 29 2014)

RUFC - Ref Watch v Middlesbrough (Wednesday October 29 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)

1. rybel_b 1009
2. herringthorpe 846
3. sixpence 455
4. miller4life 93
5. mos60 63
6. nearlyataff 41
7. Millie Miller 31
8. mvmiller 29
9. nogginthenog 19
10. axholme 19

League Results (view all)

League Table (view table)

Team P W D L GD Pts
13. Brentford 14 5 4 5 -3 19
14. Reading 14 5 3 6 -5 18
15. Millwall 14 4 5 5 -2 17
16. Rotherham 14 4 5 5 -3 17
17. Huddersfield 14 4 5 5 -6 17
18. Leeds Utd 14 4 4 6 -4 16
19. Wigan 14 3 6 5 -1 15

Breaking League News

Junior Cherries Xmas Party - 9th December
» Bournemouth : 31/10/2014 17:49:00
AFCB host open training session
» Bournemouth : 31/10/2014 17:37:00
Vital Preview: Cardiff v Leeds
» Cardiff : 31/10/2014 17:27:00
WSL Team of the Season
» Birmingham : 31/10/2014 17:23:00
Keogh And Hendrick Called-Up Again
» Derby County : 31/10/2014 17:17:00

Current Site Poll (view all polls)

Come on then you moaners. Alex Revell or Mario Balotelli? I know who I'd rather have.
Suggested By:  baldtobeamiller
Revs! 100%
Balotelli 0%