Vital Football

Latest Rotherham United News

RUFC - Chairman - naming ground location is 'near'

RUFC - Chairman - naming ground location is 'near'

Rotherham United Chairman, Tony Stewart has told listeners to Radio Sheffield that, under his reign, there will NOT be a move back to Millmoor.

Mr Stewart explained that the club have got to be back in Rotherham in three years from this month and over the last eighteen months he has spent a lot of time working with Rotherham Borough Council. 'A stadium happens once every fifty years or so and is not a quick fix thing. I looked at twenty sites originally and we have two sites short listed.

'The last six weeks have been exciting and the Borough Council want us to have one of the two sites, which we haven't had before. Although I don't want to put a timescale on when we will name the preferred site, I feel, myself, that it could be named in three or four weeks. The time is getting nearer and we are working towards final negotiations. There are so many trip wires including things like ground contamination but we have jumped a lot of hurdles already. I don't want to talk about the cost and I can't reveal how much it will all cost because there is a third party involved. The new stadium will be owned by Rotherham United and any money that is generated will go into the clubs future.

'I do feel that with one of these two sites we have earmarked, I won't be disappointed.'

When Andy Giddings asked what sort of ground Tony Stewart would like he said, 'I like the bowl type of stadium myself, like the Keepmoat.'

The speculation about where the new ground would be situated has been going on since the Millers moved out of Millmoor and into their 'adopted' home of Don Valley and it seems it could go on for another month.



*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.

Writer:Herringthorpe
Date:Thursday October 8 2009
Time: 7:05PM

Comments

0
End of the month?
tc0001
08/10/2009 19:33:00
0
Sounds about right, TC!
herringthorpe
08/10/2009 19:51:00
Page 1/1
  1. 1

Login to post a comment

Recent Rotherham United Articles

Top Championship Google Searches 2016/17

Newcastle United topped Google searches for 2016/17 with Aston Villa following in second place, but which other clubs featured in the top ten.

RUFC - Diving In Football

Is the new rule for 'divers' right?

RUFC - Barker Looking Forward To Pre-Season

Millers Assistant Manager says everyone at the NYS is 'hungry'

RUFC - Smallwood To Say 'No'?

Midfielder taking too long, says Assistant Manager

Archived Vital Rotherham Articles

Vital Rotherham articles from

Site Journalists

Herringthorpe
Editor email
Profile
baldtobeamiller
no email
Profile

Current Poll (see more polls)

Who Will Win The Championship Play-Off
Suggested By:
Huddersfield Town52%
Reading47%

League Table

# Team P W D L Pts. GD
C Newcastle 46 29 7 10 94 45
P Brighton 46 28 9 9 93 34
3 Reading 46 26 7 13 85 4
4 Sheff Wed 46 24 9 13 81 15
5 Huddersfield 46 25 6 15 81 -2
6 Fulham 46 22 14 10 80 28
7 Leeds Utd 46 22 9 15 75 14
8 Norwich 46 20 10 16 70 16
9 Derby County 46 18 13 15 67 4
10 Brentford 46 18 10 18 64 10
11 Preston 46 16 14 16 62 1
12 Cardiff 46 17 11 18 62 -1
13 Aston Villa 46 16 14 16 62 -1
14 Barnsley 46 15 13 18 58 -3
15 Wolves 46 16 10 20 58 -4
16 Ipswich 46 13 16 17 55 -10
17 Bristol City 46 15 9 22 54 -6
18 Q.P.R. 46 15 8 23 53 -14
19 Birmingham 46 13 14 19 53 -19
20 Burton 46 13 13 20 52 -14
21 Forest 46 14 9 23 51 -10
R Blackburn 46 12 15 19 51 -12
R Wigan 46 10 12 24 42 -17
R Rotherham 46 5 8 33 23 -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)

Vital Members League Table

RankNamePoints
1.herringthorpe229
2.sixpence92
3.Tony Kidding44
4.Chris Maiden42
5.mos6015
6.mvmiller9
7.nogginthenog6
8.Millie Miller6
9.miller4life4
10.axholme4
The Vital Football Members League