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Rotherham are in talks over moving to a purpose-built 15,000 all-seater stadium, which they will share with the towns rugby team-the titans

Talks have reportedly been held between the Millers board, Rotherham Titans chief executive Mike Cuff and local council leader Roger Stone.

Millers chairman Dennis Coleman told the Rotherham Advertiser: 'Very positive and meaningful and exiting progress was being made.

'Rotherham has desperately needed a new stadium for years and now there is at last a glimmer of hope on the horizon. There has been a lot of false dawns over the years but now the people that matter are really lucking into this idea.

'I must stress that this wouldnt just be a sports stadium but a community stadium, complete with retail and perhaps hotel facilities, It would form a real asset for this town.'

Redevelopment work on a new stand at Millmoor will be put on hold, while council officials consider the proposal.

Coleman added: 'There is a lot of negotiating to be done but my aim is to have the new stadium built in two to three seasons time.'

We have heard and reported this story so many times let's hope this time it actually happens.




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Date:Friday May 12 2006

Time: 11:01PM

Your Comments

really hope this comes off but if we can't build a new stand how hopful can we be for a new ground
mvmiller
" agreed mv- we have been here so many times- i like you hope it does eventually come off"
millers4eva
Agreed,we have heard it all before,but I think at last we have two blokes at the top who might just bring it off
eebbee
thats great news hopefully you will get it sooner rather than later.
jono_forest
" cheers jono, it as been a long time coming"
millers4eva
Be nice if it looked like the one in the pic eh! :p
bdazzler1
" lol- we wish- it would be smart"
millers4eva
Serious question - can you afford to stop work on the new stand. I thought that you would need that to be up & running ASAP to generate money.
PopStandRover
" i agree popstand-it's all a mystery to us too"
millers4eva
" we will believe it when it happens as we have heard it all before so so many times"
millers4eva
" who's paying for the new stadium ? as i understand it the council are not paying for it but have only agreed to give planning permission and build the roads to it . if so wheres the money coming from to pay for it ? "
taras bulba
" who's paying for the new stadium ? as i understand it the council are only providing the land and planning permission for it , so wheres the money going to come from ? "
taras bulba
Just what you need a new ground to start getting bck on your feet. As a swindon fan I know how frustrating it can be with regards to getting a new ground.
red_gilly
" i believe we are taking huge steps to achieve this"
millers4eva
Its great to talk about it, but if its a go-er, then i hope it gets off the ground and starts to move apace.
FEn_100
 

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