Vital Football

Latest Rotherham United News

RUFC - Robins 'penalty killed game'

RUFC - Robins 'penalty killed game'

Rotherham United Manager, Mark Robins, told Radio Sheffield that he has to be careful what he says about Mr Hill, the referee in the game against Grimsby and Rotherham yesterday.

Speaking about the penalty for Grimsby, Robins said, 'I don't know what he's seen. I've just been to see him and he's adament that it was a penalty; he's adament that Jason Taylor pulled a Grimsby players shirt; he's adament that he was very close to see it. The linesman doesn't know why; the fourth official doesn't know why; I don't think anyone in the ground knows why. And, that penalty killed the game.

'I thought today we created enough chances to win two games but we were never going to score because of the way Grimsby defended. For us it was a tale of defensive mistakes and for the first goal we gave the lad too much space inside and it was a poor goal to concede. For the third we were trying to push out and get something from the game and you're always likely to concede when you do that. I don't want to be too harsh on my players but there was some kamikaze stuff from us out there and the goals we've condeded today were gifts.

'Andy Warrington made some good stops today. But they cut through us too easily and that's something we need to address and quickly. We've got games coming thick and fast and we need to be more solid than we showed today.'

Speaking about Jamie Green who was taken off with an injury, Robins said, 'Jamie got a knock to his ankle. He'll be in on Sunday and we'll take a look at it then.'






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

Writer:Herringthorpe
Date:Sunday January 25 2009
Time: 11:51AM

Comments

0
WHAT IS LIFE LIKE ON ''PLANET ROBINS'' I WONDER ???? TACTICS WRONG!!!! WE WERE ****E , SIMPLE !!!! DEAL WITH IT!!!!
MILLERS1884
25/01/2009 18:38:00
Page 1/1
  1. 1

Login to post a comment

Recent Rotherham United Articles

RUFC - Will Kieffer Get Straight Back Into Team?

Is Warney already thinking ahead to when Moore is back from suspension?

RUFC - Ball 'Everyone In Good Spirits'

Millers double goalscorer on Saturday says there is no reason why the team can't achieve the same home form as they had at start of season

Ball In Team Of The Week (12/12/17)

Rotherham United are represented in the latest Football League team of the week that has been selected after this week's action.

RUFC - Should Manager's Publicly Berate Refs

Is is OK for Managers to still be complaining about officials days after the game?

Rotherham United Archived Articles

Vital Rotherham articles from

Site Journalists

Herringthorpe
Editor email
Profile
baldtobeamiller
no email
Profile

Current Poll (see more polls)

The Millers Have Six Games In December. How many will we win?
Suggested By:
1-227%
3-425%
Probably 51%
All 6!2%
The way it's going - none45%
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.herringthorpe200
2.sixpence45
3.mos6025
4.Marky7918
5.nogginthenog6
6.miller4life6
7.mvmiller5
8.Millie Miller5
9.axholme4
10.Lothian3
Vital Football Comment