Rotherham United - RUFC - Moore before tonight's game
UK time is: 22:21:50
Vital Login
Social Login

Choose your club

Other Sites

Network Navigation

Vital Partners

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

RUFC - Moore before tonight's game

Rotherham United Manager, Ronnie Moore says that Nick Fenton's sending off on Saturday affects the team straight away.

Fenton is out for four games, starting at Luton tonight, after getting his second red card of the season.

'It was a silly decision by the player,' Moore told MillersPlayer. 'It was a crazy tackle that wasn't warranted. There was no danger, they were on the half-way line and I think it was that decision that cost us the game.'

Speaking about tonight's game at Luton in the FA Cup replay, Moore said, 'We've got three players fighting for that spot Fenton has left. Mark Joseph, Pablo Mills, who is a bit off pace at the moment and young David Haggerty who we won't know how good he is until we throw him in.

'I thought the defence was poor on Saturday. Ian Sharps did ever so well and was outstanding but the other three were weak. Stephen Brogan played at left-back but looked a bit rusty. He's been out for a while and needs games so hopefully that blew the cobwebs off him. Him and Kevin Ellison going forward can be a nice combination. We need Brogan's quality to get balls into the box.

'If Alfie (Adam Le Fondre) doesn't score then it doesn't look like the team will score. He's a fantastic player and his finishes are unbelievable. The chip that hit the crossbar on Saturday was fantastic and it was just unlucky for us it didn't go in. Once Popey (Tom Pope) gets a goal, it doesn't matter how scruffy a goal it is, then he'll be up and running, I'm sure.'

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

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

The Journalist

Writer: Herringthorpe  Mail feedback, articles or suggestions

Date:Tuesday December 8 2009

Time: 10:34AM

Your Comments (oldest first)

Change to most recent first
we should take it to Luton tonight and don`t let them settle although i do believe they will need to raise their game to beat us.
mexbro miller
Report Abuse
08/12/2009 15:40:00

I think we will need to get a couple of goals in the first half hour
Report Abuse
08/12/2009 15:53:00


Have Your Say

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

Recent Rotherham United Articles

RUFC - Three Down But Plenty To Go? (Sunday October 4 2015)

Stats: Rotherham United v Burnley (Sunday October 4 2015)

RUFC - Black Praises Wonder Strike (Saturday October 3 2015)

RUFC - Caretaker Pleased With Players (Saturday October 3 2015)

Millers Lose In Front Of TV Cameras (Friday October 2 2015)

Millers v Clarets (Friday October 2 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)

League Results (view all)

League Table (view table)

Team P W D L GD Pts
18. Huddersfield 10 2 4 4 -4 10
19. MK Dons 10 2 2 6 -5 8
20. Brentford 10 2 2 6 -7 8
21. Rotherham 10 2 2 6 -7 8
22. Bolton 10 1 5 4 -7 8
23. Preston 10 1 4 5 -6 7
24. Bristol City 10 1 4 5 -8 7

Rotherham United  Fixtures (view all)

Breaking League News

The Addicks deserved a Slice of Cottage Pie
Charlton : 04/10/2015 21:13:01
Reading beat Middlesbrough in top of the table clash
Reading : 04/10/2015 21:08:01
Vital Report - Sheffield Wednesday 3-1 Preston
Preston : 04/10/2015 19:55:00
RUFC - Three Down But Plenty To Go?
Rotherham : 04/10/2015 19:49:01
Rotherham : 04/10/2015 19:15:01

Current Site Poll (view all polls)

Of the following candidates who would you like to be the next Millers Manager
Suggested By:  
Stuart Gray 3%
Neil Redfearn 8%
Darren Ferguson 2%
Ian Holloway 10%
Neil Warnock 4%
Phil Parkinson 0%
Brian McDermott 2%
Nigel Pearson 16%
Jimmy Floyd Hasselbaink 33%
Paul Hurst 2%
Chris Wilder 0%
Billy Russell 0%
Gareth Ainsworth 2%
Other 18%