UK time is: 12:19:11
Vital Login
Social Login

Choose your club

Other Sites

Network Navigation

Vital Partners

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

RUFC - Four down Three to go

Rotherham United were given four years to get the club back to where it belongs - in Rotherham. With almost twelve months of those four years gone, Chairman, Tony Stewart says that plans for a new stadium are 'gathering momentum.'

As we've been told before, the club has engaged stadia experts to work on the design of a new ground and that club members have been going round the countries stadiums getting ideas. But everything seems to have come to a halt lately - although, of course, it could be a case of 'no news is good news.'

In today's Advertiser Mr Stewart says that he is fully aware of the supporters concerns but insists that the club are still in keeping with the time chart set up and even says there is a little time to spare.

'I've set on two people who played a big part in developing Derby's Pride Park and we are working in tandem with builders, Henry Boot. These people will make sure that Rotherham United supporters get the ground they want and what they can be proud of.

'We are still talking about a site at Meadowbank Road and the site at B&Q has been mentioned but another piece of land is now being considered and we are in talks with the owners, but I can't reveal where that land is.

'We have money and financial muscle and the stadium will be owned by the club. I will be custodian in the first instance but in years to come it will continue to generate revenue to give Rotherham United a long-term sustainable future whether in the Conference or the Premiership - and never rule that out. The ground will incorporate community facilities, modern lighting from ASD and the latest in green technology.

'The exciting news for the supporters will be when we can announce where the new ground will be built and we hope to do that soon.'

Mr Stewart also said that the new training ground will be built in Wingfield, off Roughwood Road, providing they can get planning permission.




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

For massive weekly jackpots - Play the Football Pools Online




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

The Journalist

Writer: Herringthorpe  Mail feedback, articles or suggestions

Date:Friday May 22 2009

Time: 9:17AM

Your Comments (oldest first)

Change to most recent first
is 'we hope to do that soon' better than 'at the end of the month' do you think?
herringthorpe
Report Abuse
22/05/2009 11:07:00

Pass, Caz!
rybel_b
Report Abuse
22/05/2009 16:29:00

 

Have Your Say

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

Recent Rotherham United Articles

RUFC - Millwall Tickets On Sale (Wednesday January 28 2015)

RUFC - Evans Hoping For Permanent Signings (Wednesday January 28 2015)

RUFC - Evans Pleased For Goal Scorers (Wednesday January 28 2015)

RUFC - Evans 'Newton Was Outstanding' (Wednesday January 28 2015)

RUFC - Evans 'Players Were Fantastic' (Wednesday January 28 2015)

Rampant Millers Get First Win Of 2015 (Tuesday January 27 2015)

Rotherham v Bolton - Team Line-Ups (Tuesday January 27 2015)

RUFC - Millers v Derby New Date (Tuesday January 27 2015)

Millers v Bolton Preview (Tuesday January 27 2015)

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 1348
2. herringthorpe 1170
3. sixpence 529
4. mos60 48
5. miller4life 30
6. Millie Miller 28
7. mvmiller 22
8. axholme 18
9. nogginthenog 15
10. sthelensmiller 11

League Results (view all)

League Table (view table)

Team P W D L GD Pts
17. Charlton 27 6 14 7 -10 32
18. Reading 27 8 7 12 -11 31
19. Brighton 27 6 11 10 -5 29
20. Rotherham 27 6 11 10 -10 29
21. Leeds Utd 26 6 8 12 -11 26
22. Millwall 27 5 9 13 -19 24
23. Wigan 27 4 9 14 -10 21

Breaking League News

McClaren Delighted With Bent
Derby County : 29/01/2015 11:00:00
Hyland training with Blackpool
Blackpool : 29/01/2015 10:54:00
Pool chasing Potts
Blackpool : 29/01/2015 10:40:00
Clarke: I want to sign a forward
Reading : 29/01/2015 10:00:00
Any Previous? - Ipswich Town v Wigan Athletic
Wigan : 29/01/2015 09:44:00

Current Site Poll (view all polls)

Should FA Cup Replays Be Scrapped?
Suggested By:  
Yes 42%
No 41%
Not Sure 17%