Vital Football

Latest Rotherham United News

RUFC - Stewart 'I'm not frightened'

RUFC - Stewart 'I'm not frightened'

Rotherham United Chairman, Tony Stewart says that he has enjoyed his twelve months in charge of the club and told David Beddows of The Advertiser that things are on track to drive the club towards his ultimate goal of the Championship.

In his first year with the club he has had to guide them through administration, take-on the Football League, settle them into a new playing stadium and training ground and move the offices into his own business. Despite all this, Mr Stewart is still enthusiastic.

'I meet football directors up and down the country and you can see the years of worry etched on their faces,' Mr Stewart said. 'They look worn down by the job of helping their football club. But I don't think it has to be like that. In the past twelve months I have seen a lot and learned a lot but I haven't learned everything. The challenges here don't frighten me and the philosophy is quite simple.

'Fans come to see a good side and we want a good Rotherham United side to be playing in the Championship in three years' time. And, we don't want people to have to catch a bus to Sheffield to see it. We need to get the community spirit back in the club, in the town and in a stadium the supporters can be proud of. There's still a lot of work to do but we are working hard to get as professional a look off the pitch as there is on it.

'We have dreams to meet the same level as Doncaster Rovers - eight years ago they were playing in front of 1,200 fans in the Conference and now they are getting crowds of 10,000 in the Championship in a smart 15,000 capacity ground.'



For the very latest League Two odds

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

Writer:Herringthorpe
Date:Friday June 5 2009
Time: 9:31AM

Comments

0
WELL SAID- AND LET'S HOPE IT ALL COMES TO FRUITION AS PLANNED
bounder
05/06/2009 13:06:00
Page 1/1
  1. 1

Login to post a comment

Recent Rotherham United Articles

More Reliable Than A Championship Octopus? (24/4/17)

Time for the new special computer that crunches the numbers to determine the final Championship positions for 2016/17.

RUFC - View From The Opposition - Ipswich Town

Mick McCarthy after Saturday's game

RUFC - Ward, Yates, Frecklington And Vaulks Get Awards

Rotherham United had their Awards Evening last night

Stats: Rotherham United v Ipswich Town

All the stats from Rotherham United (1) vs (0) Ipswich Town, New York Stadium , 22 April 2017 3.00pm Att: 8,266 (704 Ipswich Fans)

Archived Vital Rotherham Articles

Vital Rotherham articles from

Site Journalists

Herringthorpe
Editor email
Profile
baldtobeamiller
no email
Profile

Current Poll (see more polls)

Just One Away Game Left This Season - v Preston. How Will It Go?
Suggested By:
Millers Will Win37%
It Will Be A Goalless Draw2%
A Draw - But There Will Be Goals15%
Another Defeat46%

League Table

# Team P W D L Pts. GD
P Brighton 44 28 8 8 92 35
P Newcastle 44 27 7 10 88 40
3 Reading 44 24 7 13 79 1
4 Sheff Wed 44 23 9 12 78 15
5 Huddersfield 43 24 6 13 78 2
6 Fulham 44 21 13 10 76 27
7 Leeds Utd 44 22 7 15 73 14
8 Norwich 44 19 9 16 66 12
9 Brentford 44 18 9 17 63 12
10 Derby County 44 17 12 15 63 2
11 Preston 44 16 13 15 61 2
12 Aston Villa 44 16 13 15 61 0
13 Cardiff 44 16 11 17 59 -2
14 Barnsley 44 15 12 17 57 0
15 Wolves 43 15 10 18 55 -2
16 Ipswich 44 13 16 15 55 -6
17 Bristol City 44 14 9 21 51 -6
18 Burton 44 13 12 19 51 -12
19 Q.P.R. 44 14 8 22 50 -12
20 Forest 44 13 9 22 48 -11
21 Birmingham 44 11 14 19 47 -22
22 Blackburn 44 10 15 19 45 -15
23 Wigan 44 10 11 23 41 -16
R Rotherham 44 5 6 33 21 -58
Vital Football Comment
Latest F1 News
Latest Vital Boxing News
Write for Vital Football

Recent Rotherham United  Results (view all)

Rotherham United  Fixtures (view all)

Apr 29 2017 3:00PM : Preston North End (a)
Sky Bet Championship
May 7 2017 12:00PM : Derby County (H)
Sky Bet Championship

Vital Members League Table

RankNamePoints
1.herringthorpe311
2.sixpence160
3.Chris Maiden28
4.Millie Miller27
5.mos6023
6.miller4life20
7.axholme20
8.nogginthenog17
9.mvmiller3
The Vital Football Members League