UK time is: 01:39:54
Vital Login
Social Login

Choose your club

Other Sites

Network Navigation

Vital Partners

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

Rotherham Reserves lose at Leeds

LEEDS UNITED RES 3 v ROTHERHAM UNITED RES 0

Rotherham Reserves first game of the season ended in a 3-0 defeat to Leeds United at Elland Road last night.

The Millers put out a strong side that included Nick Fenton and Drewe Broughton who have both been sidelined of late with injuries.

Jamie Annerson, in the Millers goal, stopped the home side going in front on the first minute when he made a save from Lewis Turner while Leeds' new signing, David Somma caused the visitors defence a few headaches before a curling shot from Josh Falkingham put Leeds one up on the half hour mark. Five minutes later the Millers came close to equalising when Mitchell Austin shot from some distance but the ball went just wide of the goal.

The Millers came out the brighter in the second half and an Andy Liddell cross found Ryan Taylor unmarked but the blonde haired striker headed wide and a shot from Stephen Brogan was well saved by Casper Ankergren. Drewe Broughton had a shot saved by Ankergren and another that Paul Huntington had to clear over his own crossbar. But the impressive Somma received the ball from Enoch Showumni on the seventieth minute and scored his first goal of the match, his second coming when the Millers defence got into a bit of a tiswas and the South African was on hand to stick the ball into the back of the net.

Teams

LEEDS UNITED
Ankergren
Darville
Turner
Falkingham
Huntington
Milne
Kilkenny (Elliot)
Prutton
Kandol
Showumni (Hatfield)
Somma

ROTHERHAM UNITED
Annerson
Lynch
Brogan
Banks
Fenton (Webster)
Nicholas
Liddell
J Taylor
Broughton (Hiley)
R Taylor (Gladwin)
Austin




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



*Try Vital Mobile FOR FREE for the latest news, scores, fixtures and so much more*

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

The Journalist

Writer: Herringthorpe  Mail feedback, articles or suggestions

Date:Wednesday September 9 2009

Time: 9:10AM

Your Comments

Great use of words Caz, 'the Millers defence got into a bit of a tiswas' Surely it was a 'titwas' Today is Tuesday watch and smile!
dazza71
I would never call our defence a load of t*ts, dazza! Well, not often anyway!
herringthorpe
 

Have Your Say

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

Recent Rotherham United Articles

Millers v Seagulls Preview (Friday October 24 2014)

RUFC - Skarz 'Every Game Is Huge' (Friday October 24 2014)

RUFC - Players Ready For Big Game (Friday October 24 2014)

RUFC - No One In Before Weekend (Thursday October 23 2014)

RUFC - Head-to-Head v Brighton (Thursday October 23 2014)

RUFC - Time Change For England U19's (Thursday October 23 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 788
2. herringthorpe 621
3. sixpence 343
4. miller4life 78
5. mos60 45
6. nearlyataff 41
7. mvmiller 25
8. Millie Miller 25
9. nogginthenog 15
10. axholme 15

League Results (view all)

League Table (view table)

Team P W D L GD Pts
11. Blackburn 13 5 4 4 -1 19
12. Brentford 13 5 4 4 -1 19
13. Sheff Wed 13 4 6 3 0 18
14. Rotherham 13 4 4 5 -3 16
15. Leeds Utd 13 4 4 5 -3 16
16. Huddersfield 13 4 4 5 -6 16
17. Reading 13 4 3 6 -8 15

Breaking League News

Grant Holt To Stay At Hudderfield For Rest Of Year
Wigan : 25/10/2014 00:15:00
Early Team News - Derby v Latics
Wigan : 25/10/2014 00:03:00
What The Bosses Say - Derby v Latics
Wigan : 24/10/2014 23:39:00
Millers v Seagulls Preview
Rotherham : 24/10/2014 20:05:00
LUFC Leeds v Wolves - Over The Years
Leeds Utd : 24/10/2014 20:00:00

Current Site Poll (view all polls)

Do you prefer evening or afternoon football
Suggested By:  
Afternoon 76%
Evenings 6%
Any 18%