Vital Football

Latest Rotherham United News

RUFC - Could it be Tinsley?

RUFC - Could it be Tinsley?

Rotherham United could be ready to settle on Tinsley as their new home, The Advertiser reveals today although, Chairman, Tony Stewart would not confirm this.

Mr Stewart did say that talks with various parties behind the stadium proposal will be taking place at the end of this month and that he already has ideas on how to fund the £15m project.

Until recently, the site that looks earmarked to be our new home, had the famous twin cooling towers on it and it has good road and motorway links.

Mr Stewart did say, 'The new stadium will put Rotherham United on the map. Things are moving in the right direction and the with the relevant people making the right noises we hope to have positive news soon.'

Mr Stewart is also pressing ahead for a new training ground with the first team, at the moment, training at The Keepmoat in Doncaster and this has been extended for another year. The Centre of Excellence uses Aston Comprehensive School and Mr Stewart wants to bring all the players together to a purpose built super site which will have five pitches and modern changing facilities. It is also hoped that the club could make some more income by hiring this out to the community.



**Update - Tony Stewart told the Yorkshire Post this weekend that 'we are hoping to identify a new site by the end of the month which is near the M1. We're working closely with the council on the project. By the end of the month, or the first two weeks in February, we will make a statement.'



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

Writer:Herringthorpe
Date:Friday January 16 2009
Time: 8:33AM

Comments

0
You know, I always thought those twin towers were in Sheffield....
herringthorpe
16/01/2009 08:48:00
0
AS THIS HAS BEEN SPECULATION ON VARIOUS MESSAGEBOARDS, I WILL BELIEVE IT WHEN THE BUILDING BEGINS!!! I WOULD LOVE TO KNOW WHERE THIS £15 MILLION IS COMING FROM!! PS HAS SOMEONE RUMBLED THAT BI WON THE EURO LOTTERY LOL
southernbelle
16/01/2009 11:53:00
0
I think, SB, with us being Millers we all take what is said with a pinch of salt until we actually see it. The thing I keep thinking is that around 6 months has gone of the four years we were given to get the club back into Rotherham. And, unless the boundaries have changed, I still think this site is just over the border into Sheffield [Edited by herringthorpe ]
herringthorpe
16/01/2009 14:20:00
0
I'm sure someone put a map on MAD showing this side of the M1 as being in Rotherham ie where the towers were.
tc0001
16/01/2009 17:16:00
0
OK tc - the boundaries around there have always been a mystery to me!
herringthorpe
16/01/2009 20:11:00
0
someone better redraw the boundries then because the ground will be in sheffield if it's ever built.
sy2006
18/01/2009 15:15:00
Page 1/1
  1. 1

Login to post a comment

Best of Vital Network

Recent Rotherham United Articles

RUFC - Sunday Afternoon Rumours

And they are about strikers . . . .

Top Championship Google Searches 2016/17

Newcastle United topped Google searches for 2016/17 with Aston Villa following in second place, but which other clubs featured in the top ten.

RUFC - Diving In Football

Is the new rule for 'divers' right?

RUFC - Barker Looking Forward To Pre-Season

Millers Assistant Manager says everyone at the NYS is 'hungry'

Archived Vital Rotherham Articles

Vital Rotherham articles from

Site Journalists

Herringthorpe
Editor email
Profile
baldtobeamiller
no email
Profile

Current Poll (see more polls)

Who Will Win The Championship Play-Off
Suggested By:
Huddersfield Town50%
Reading49%

League Table

# Team P W D L Pts. GD
C Newcastle 46 29 7 10 94 45
P Brighton 46 28 9 9 93 34
3 Reading 46 26 7 13 85 4
4 Sheff Wed 46 24 9 13 81 15
5 Huddersfield 46 25 6 15 81 -2
6 Fulham 46 22 14 10 80 28
7 Leeds Utd 46 22 9 15 75 14
8 Norwich 46 20 10 16 70 16
9 Derby County 46 18 13 15 67 4
10 Brentford 46 18 10 18 64 10
11 Preston 46 16 14 16 62 1
12 Cardiff 46 17 11 18 62 -1
13 Aston Villa 46 16 14 16 62 -1
14 Barnsley 46 15 13 18 58 -3
15 Wolves 46 16 10 20 58 -4
16 Ipswich 46 13 16 17 55 -10
17 Bristol City 46 15 9 22 54 -6
18 Q.P.R. 46 15 8 23 53 -14
19 Birmingham 46 13 14 19 53 -19
20 Burton 46 13 13 20 52 -14
21 Forest 46 14 9 23 51 -10
R Blackburn 46 12 15 19 51 -12
R Wigan 46 10 12 24 42 -17
R Rotherham 46 5 8 33 23 -58
Write for Vital Football
Latest F1 News
Latest Vital Boxing News
The Vital Football Members League

Recent Rotherham United  Results (view all)

Rotherham United  Fixtures (view all)

Vital Members League Table

RankNamePoints
1.herringthorpe239
2.sixpence101
3.Chris Maiden45
4.Tony Kidding44
5.mos6015
6.mvmiller9
7.nogginthenog6
8.Millie Miller6
9.miller4life4
10.axholme4
Vital Football Comment