UK time is: 04:03:46
Vital Login
Social Login

Choose your club

Other Sites

Network Navigation

Vital Partners

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

RUFC - Thornber after yesterday's Reserve game

Rotherham United's caretaker boss, Steve Thornber says he didn't get to see the start of the reserve game against Lincoln yesterday because he was with the first team. Lincoln scored two goals in the first half with Mickey Cummins getting a consolation for the Millers later in the game.

Speaking to MillersWorld, Steve Thornber said, 'When I got here we were two down! I saw the last twenty minutes of the first half and couldn't see how we were two down. In the second half I thought we pressed and pressed but the final ball let us down.'

Yesterday's team was made up of experience, players coming back from injury and youth players and Thornber said, 'It's good for the youngsters to come in and play with the experienced players. Mitchell Austin had a couple of good chances, one he should have scored when he was one-on-one with the 'keeper. He needs to switch on a little bit more when we haven't got the ball but when he's in his stride he looks good.

'Craig Gladwin shows good movement but I think both him and Connor Hiley, who's been scoring for the Youth team, need to get a bit stronger.'

Speaking about the players coming back from injury, Thornber said, 'Tom Pope looks a bit rusty but he's had another sixty minutes under his belt which is better than training. He's in contention for the game on Saturday and if picked I would have thought he'd be there or there abouts.

'Mickey Cummins came through the game well and there was no reaction to his shoulder. In the second half we asked him to come forward more which he did. He'll be in contention on Saturday too.

'Paul Warne was feeling a bit sluggish and asked to play the full game and he looked quite lively.'




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 16 2009

Time: 7:21PM

 

Have Your Say

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

Recent Rotherham United Articles

RUFC - Your Starting Eleven For Saturday? (Thursday February 26 2015)

RUFC - Ref Watch v Millwall (Thursday February 26 2015)

RUFC - View From The Opposition - Watford (Thursday February 26 2015)

Stats: Watford v Rotherham United (Wednesday February 25 2015)

Another Millers' Away Loss (Wednesday February 25 2015)

RUFC - MacAnthony Has His Say (Tuesday February 24 2015)

Millers v Hornets Preview (Tuesday February 24 2015)

RUFC - Head-to-Head v Watford (Tuesday February 24 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 1030
2. herringthorpe 985
3. sixpence 492
4. mos60 65
5. mvmiller 36
6. Millie Miller 35
7. axholme 23
8. nogginthenog 19
9. miller4life 19
10. sthelensmiller 16

League Results (view all)

League Table (view table)

Team P W D L GD Pts
18. Brighton 33 8 13 12 -4 37
19. Bolton 33 10 7 16 -12 37
20. Fulham 33 10 6 17 -14 36
21. Rotherham 33 7 13 13 -17 34
22. Millwall 33 7 10 16 -22 31
23. Wigan 33 5 10 18 -18 25
24. Blackpool 33 4 10 19 -37 22

Breaking League News

Forest : 26/02/2015 21:19:00
LUFC Redfearn looking forward to two tough games
Leeds Utd : 26/02/2015 20:29:00
LUFC Leeds United v Watford Team News
Leeds Utd : 26/02/2015 19:39:00
Halford Could Return At Bolton
Brighton : 26/02/2015 18:44:00
RUFC - Your Starting Eleven For Saturday?
Rotherham : 26/02/2015 18:33:00

Current Site Poll (view all polls)

Will Steve Evans Still Be In Charge Of The Millers At The Start Of Next Season
Suggested By:  
Yes, of course he will 76%
No 12%
I'm not sure 12%