UK time is: 09:07:59
Vital Login
Social Login

Choose your club

Other Sites

Network Navigation

Vital Partners

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

RUFC - Burchill 'I'm a good player at this level'

Rotherham United striker, Mark Burchill, says he will keep fighting for a regular place in the team and he told The Advertiser that he has nothing to prove to anyone at Rotherham United.

'It's been a tough time for me,' the twenty-eight year old said, 'but I don't think I need to prove anything to anyone. I've played at top level and in European football and I'm an international. I'm a good player at this level and the one above and probably the one above that as well. I'm a Rotherham player and I'm deperate to get on the pitch and play and score goals - it's what I came here to do. I've probably had less game time than any senior player at the club this season but if the manager doesn't want to play me for whatever reason there's nothing I can do about that. Football is football and you just have to deal with it.'

Mark began his career with Celtic where he played fifty games, and scored twenty goals before moving to Portsmouth in 2001. While he was there he had various loan spells, including one at Millmoor, before he moved back to Scotland and played twelve games for Hearts and eighty games for Dunfermiline. He came to Rotherham in the summer but got an injury in pre-season. He came on from the bench for a few games and just before Christmas he got two goals in the 3-1 win at Accrington but got a hamstring problem and has found it difficult to get back into the side. Last weekend, Drewe Broughton went off injured and Burchill came on and played a great game. He started against Aldershot on Tuesday night and, to be honest, seemed very shy in front of goal.

'I enjoyed being back,' Burchill said, 'and I'm good enough to play. Hopefully I can get a good run in the team and show what I can do.'





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



For the very latest League Two odds

Free 15 bet when you spend 5 on The New Football Pools




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

The Journalist

Writer: Herringthorpe  Mail feedback, articles or suggestions

Date:Friday March 20 2009

Time: 9:08AM

 

Have Your Say

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

Recent Rotherham United Articles

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)

RUFC - Ticket Update (Tuesday October 28 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 982
2. herringthorpe 820
3. sixpence 455
4. miller4life 90
5. mos60 60
6. nearlyataff 41
7. Millie Miller 31
8. mvmiller 28
9. axholme 19
10. nogginthenog 18

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

RUFC - Evans 'Performances Been Good'
Rotherham : 31/10/2014 09:02:00
Richard Beale Stays
Birmingham : 31/10/2014 09:00:00
12th Man - Let's Put The Frightners On Fulham
Wigan : 31/10/2014 08:39:00
Howe: It's great to have so much competition
Bournemouth : 31/10/2014 08:12:00
Cook: Finding another level
Bournemouth : 31/10/2014 08:07:00

Current Site Poll (view all polls)

Do you prefer evening or afternoon football
Suggested By:  
Afternoon 70%
Evenings 13%
Any 17%