UK time is: 12:32:00
Vital Login
Social Login

Choose your club

Other Sites

Network Navigation

Vital Partners

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

RUFC - Sharps hopes to get back to winning ways

Rotherham United stand-in skipper, Ian Sharps is a bit frustrated that the team will be two short, due to red cards last weekend, for tomorrows game with Aldershot.

But, he told The Advertiser, that the players who will be taking their places are more than capable. 'The suspensions will test the strength of our squad but the players who come in will be more than capable and let's hope we get back to winning ways.'

Speaking about the game last Saturday at Shrewsbury, the tall defender said, 'It was certainly an incident packed second half! And, I think you can understand the two sendings off but, when you look at how much protection Drewe Broughton was getting, I think it was a bit unfair. He was fouled at least three times and Town got just one booking between them. The referee had little option but to send David Stockdale off as he was the last man and by the book he had to go.

'I thought we controlled the first half although we should perhaps have taken our chances. And, when they came out for the second half they were edgy and had obviously been told they weren't doing very well. Even when we went down to nine men they were dropping back very deeply. But, they are a good side.

'It's worrying that we've gone six league games without a win but if we can perform like we did against Shrewsbury, who are one of the best teams in the league, then we should be all right.

'We've got Aldershot on Saturday and we will be looking for some payback.'




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:Friday December 12 2008

Time: 9:03AM

 

Have Your Say

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

Recent Articles

RUFC - Ref Watch v MK Dons (Thursday April 24 2014)

RUFC - Skipper Fears No-one (Thursday April 24 2014)

RUFC - Head-to-Head v MK Dons (Thursday April 24 2014)

RUFC - Miller In Team Of The Week (Wednesday April 23 2014)

RUFC - Play-Off Ticket Information (Wednesday April 23 2014)

RUFC - Millers Interested In Winger? (Wednesday April 23 2014)

Archived 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. herringthorpe 690
2. rybel_b 688
3. sixpence 327
4. mos60 124
5. nearlyataff 47
6. MILLER NEZ 45
7. Millie Miller 42
8. mvmiller 23
9. nogginthenog 22
10. axholme 22

League Results (view all)

League Table (view table)

Team P W D L GD Pts
1. Wolves 44 30 9 5 +55 99
2. Brentford 44 27 10 7 +30 91
3. Rotherham 44 23 13 8 +27 82
4. Preston 44 22 16 6 +25 82
5. Leyton Orient 44 23 11 10 +36 80
6. Peterborough 44 22 4 18 +12 70
7. Swindon 44 19 9 16 +7 66

Breaking League News

'Keeper Exits Brunton Park
Carlisle : 24/04/2014 11:52:00
Stepping Up To The Plate
Carlisle : 24/04/2014 11:49:00
City Linked With Saddlers Striker
Coventry : 24/04/2014 11:14:00
Moxey lays down the law on Wolves outcasts
Wolves : 24/04/2014 10:17:00
RUFC - Ref Watch v MK Dons
Rotherham : 24/04/2014 09:15:00
RUFC - Skipper Fears No-one
Rotherham : 24/04/2014 09:12:00
RUFC - Head-to-Head v MK Dons
Rotherham : 24/04/2014 08:50:00

Current Site Poll (view all polls)

Play-Offs - Do You Want To Be At Home First Or Second?
Suggested By:  
First 34%
Second 33%
Doesn't Matter 33%