Vital Football

Latest Rotherham United News

New Contract.

New  Contract.

ROTHERHAM United boss Alan Knill has accepted a new one-year contract.

Club chairman Denis Coleman made the offer after seeing Knill steer the Millers out of the bottom four and to the brink of League One safety since stepping into the manager's seat after the sacking of Mick Harford in December.

Speaking exclusively to the Advertiser after striking the contract deal on Sunday morning, Coleman said: 'We've been impressed with the way Alan has gone about the job and we want to show our commitment to him.

'Making the offer now takes the uncertainty away and enables him to start building for the future.'

Knill's deal takes him through to the end of next season but he must first concentrate on Saturday's crucial relegation decider against MK Dons at Millmoor.

The Millers need a point to secure their League One status.
Knill had the players in for extra training on Bank Holiday Monday in preparation.

This report courtesy of the Rotherham Advertiser


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

Writer:
Date:Tuesday May 2 2006
Time: 11:30AM

Best of Vital Network

Vital Boxing - Tyson Fury Will Be Back!

Comments

0
" its the only option available to us in our current situation "
taras bulba
02/05/2006 11:59:00
0
" i thought they would have waited a week?"
millers4eva
02/05/2006 12:03:00
0
the players seem to like him but then again how many of the current players will be here next season
herringthorpe
02/05/2006 12:42:00
0
Well, at least he knows what he's got and how to go about sorting his side for next season.
FEn_100
02/05/2006 13:20:00
0
I think Knill deserves a contract after the performances since christmas,what division he is manager in remains to be seen.
eebbee
02/05/2006 18:24:00
Page 1/1
  1. 1

Login to post a comment

Recent Rotherham United Articles

RUFC - Two Millers Picked For Young Lions Squad

Izzy and Dael picked for England squad

RUFC - Black Named In 'Football For Sale' Investigation

Former Millers coach in corruption claim

RUFC - Ball 'Tuesday Was Our Best Away Performance'

Defender pleased with his performance on Tuesday night

RUFC - Stubbs 'Playing Newcastle Is What It's All About'

Stubbs happy to be pitting his wits against Benitez

Archived Vital Rotherham Articles

Vital Rotherham articles from

Site Journalists

Herringthorpe
Editor email
Profile
baldtobeamiller
no email
Profile

Current Poll (see more polls)

Five games in October for the Millers - how many will you be going too?
Suggested By:
All of them30%
A mixture of home and away games14%
Just the home games35%
Haven't decided21%

League Table

# Team P W D L Pts. GD
1 Huddersfield 10 7 1 2 22 5
2 Norwich 10 6 2 2 20 5
3 Newcastle 10 6 1 3 19 11
4 Brighton 10 5 3 2 18 6
5 Brentford 10 5 2 3 17 9
6 Bristol City 10 5 2 3 17 6
7 Birmingham 10 4 5 1 17 4
8 Sheff Wed 10 5 2 3 17 0
9 Reading 10 5 2 3 17 -3
10 Barnsley 10 5 1 4 16 6
11 Wolves 10 4 3 3 15 2
12 Fulham 10 3 5 2 14 -2
13 Ipswich 10 3 4 3 13 0
14 Leeds Utd 10 4 1 5 13 -2
15 Forest 10 3 3 4 12 -2
16 Q.P.R. 10 3 3 4 12 -4
17 Aston Villa 10 1 7 2 10 0
18 Burton 10 2 4 4 10 -2
19 Preston 10 3 1 6 10 -4
20 Derby County 10 2 3 5 9 -4
21 Wigan 10 2 2 6 8 -2
22 Blackburn 10 2 2 6 8 -7
23 Cardiff 10 2 2 6 8 -9
24 Rotherham 10 1 3 6 6 -13
Latest F1 News
Latest Vital Boxing News

Recent Rotherham United  Results (view all)

Rotherham United  Fixtures (view all)

Oct 1 2016 3:00PM : Newcastle United (H)
Sky Bet Championship
Oct 15 2016 3:00PM : Norwich City (a)
Sky Bet Championship
Oct 18 2016 7:45PM : Birmingham City (a)
Sky Bet Championship
Oct 22 2016 3:00PM : Reading (H)
Sky Bet Championship
Oct 29 2016 3:00PM : Ipswich Town (a)
Sky Bet Championship
Nov 5 2016 3:00PM : Preston North End (H)
Sky Bet Championship

Vital Members League Table

RankNamePoints
1.Tony Kidding14
2.mvmiller5