UK time is: 09:13:27
Vital Login
Social Login

Choose your club

Other Sites

Network Navigation

Vital Partners

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

RUFC - Fenton 'I believe I got the ball'

Rotherham United defender, Nick Fenton says there was nothing malicious in his tackle on Burton Albions Aaron Webster that saw him get a red card.

The thirty-year old was deemed to have gone in over the top and, because it was his second red of the campaign, was banned for four games. Due to all the postponements it now means that Fenton won't be able to play against his former club Grimsby Town on Saturday.


Speaking to The Advertiser, the former Manchester City player said, 'I don't believe I went in over the top although I did go in ferociously and hard. I didn't mean to injure anyone and I still believe I got the ball.

'It was on the issue of intent that the referee disagreed with me. I understand that it wasn't the greatest of tackles but it wasn't even in a threatening area because their lad was in his own half.

'I've had to take the punishment and I have done but the way the games have fallen with the six called off it's been unfortunate.'

Fenton is eligible to play again at Saltergate against Chesterfield on Tuesday night.

I think Nick Fenton is a very good player and that we've missed him while he's been suspended. But, even as far away as we are at Don Valley, when he went in on the Albion player, there were a few murmers of 'ouch' went round the stands.




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:Friday January 22 2010

Time: 10:12AM

 

Have Your Say

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

Recent Rotherham United Articles

RUFC - Swansea Tickets On Sale (Wednesday August 20 2014)

RUFC - Latest On Agard (Wednesday August 20 2014)

RUFC - Gaffer Bemoans 'X-Rated Tackle' (Wednesday August 20 2014)

RUFC - Gaffer Praises Taylor (Wednesday August 20 2014)

RUFC - Evans 'It Was A Hard Lesson' (Wednesday August 20 2014)

Stats: Rotherham United v Watford (Wednesday August 20 2014)

Millers Lose To Hornets (Tuesday August 19 2014)

Millers v Hornets Preview (Tuesday August 19 2014)

RUFC - Richie Back On Emergency Loan (Tuesday August 19 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 889
2. herringthorpe 728
3. sixpence 412
4. miller4life 226
5. mos60 58
6. mvmiller 22
7. nogginthenog 22
8. nearlyataff 20
9. Millie Miller 20
10. axholme 14

League Results (view all)

Latest Results
Rotherham 1 - 0 Wolves
Rotherham 0 - 2 Watford
Derby County 1 - 0 Rotherham

League Table (view table)

Team P W D L GD Pts
15. Birmingham 3 1 1 1 -1 4
16. Brighton 3 1 0 2 0 3
17. Wolves 2 1 0 1 0 3
18. Rotherham 3 1 0 2 -2 3
19. Leeds Utd 3 1 0 2 -3 3
20. Huddersfield 3 1 0 2 -5 3
21. Wigan 3 0 1 2 -2 1

Breaking League News

Bowyer Laments Crucial Calls
Blackburn : 21/08/2014 09:12:00
Francis suffers hamstring blow
Bournemouth : 21/08/2014 08:35:00
LUFC On This Day - August 21st
Leeds Utd : 21/08/2014 07:12:00
Meet The Ref - Latics v Blackpool - Carl Boyeson
Wigan : 21/08/2014 07:00:00
PWU Latics Podcast - Hang On In There
Wigan : 21/08/2014 06:00:00

Current Site Poll (view all polls)

Capital One Cup - If you don't want it seeded would you like it 'regionalised'?
Suggested By:  
No I wouldn't like that 0%
Yes that would be a better idea 100%
Leave it as it is 0%