UK time is: 19:52:25
Vital Login
Social Login

Choose your club

Other Sites

Network Navigation

Vital Partners

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

RUFC - Saints Boss Sleepless over Millers

Rotherham United's Carling Cup win over Southampton gave the Saints manager a sleepless night.

Speaking to the Daily Echo, Jan Poortvliet admitted that he has concerns that some of his players did not seem too upset about the 3-1 defeat at Don Valley.

'It was difficult to sleep in the night. It was just in the morning I slept a little,' the Championship clubs head coach said. 'I have to think about what is the next thing because we have to do something. The thing we need is players who go for a win and, like me, don't sleep when they lose. That for me is a big point. I don't think some of the players realised what they did. Some of them are too relaxed with the defeat.'

To be honest, Mr P, I didn't sleep much that night either - but mine was down to excitment!




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 September 25 2008

Time: 10:59AM

Your Comments

Very noble of him that, most managers would be making excuses!!!
rybel_b
From what I've heard about him, he is a nice bloke
herringthorpe
 

Have Your Say

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

Recent Rotherham United Articles

RUFC - Skarz 'Every Game Is Huge' (Friday October 24 2014)

RUFC - Players Ready For Big Game (Friday October 24 2014)

RUFC - No One In Before Weekend (Thursday October 23 2014)

RUFC - Head-to-Head v Brighton (Thursday October 23 2014)

RUFC - Time Change For England U19's (Thursday October 23 2014)

RUFC - Morgs 'It's About Consistency' (Thursday October 23 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 775
2. herringthorpe 609
3. sixpence 343
4. miller4life 78
5. mos60 45
6. nearlyataff 41
7. Millie Miller 25
8. mvmiller 19
9. axholme 15
10. nogginthenog 14

League Results (view all)

League Table (view table)

Team P W D L GD Pts
11. Blackburn 13 5 4 4 -1 19
12. Brentford 13 5 4 4 -1 19
13. Sheff Wed 13 4 6 3 0 18
14. Rotherham 13 4 4 5 -3 16
15. Leeds Utd 13 4 4 5 -3 16
16. Huddersfield 13 4 4 5 -6 16
17. Reading 13 4 3 6 -8 15

Breaking League News

LUFC Will Leeds slay the Wolves?
» Leeds Utd : 24/10/2014 19:07:00
Forest v Rovers: Match Preview
» Forest : 24/10/2014 19:06:00
LUFC Webb to take charge of Wolves clash
» Leeds Utd : 24/10/2014 19:06:00
Fulham v Charlton - Team-Sheets
» Fulham : 24/10/2014 19:05:00
Grant Holt Set To Face City
» Norwich : 24/10/2014 18:59:00

Current Site Poll (view all polls)

Do you prefer evening or afternoon football
Suggested By:  
Afternoon 76%
Evenings 6%
Any 18%