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New Stadium..

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

Comments

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really hope this comes off but if we can't build a new stand how hopful can we be for a new ground
mvmiller
12/05/2006 23:36:00
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" agreed mv- we have been here so many times- i like you hope it does eventually come off"
millers4eva
12/05/2006 23:39:00
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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
13/05/2006 00:06:00
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thats great news hopefully you will get it sooner rather than later.
jono_forest
13/05/2006 06:46:00
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" cheers jono, it as been a long time coming"
millers4eva
14/05/2006 00:09:00
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Be nice if it looked like the one in the pic eh! :p
bdazzler1
14/05/2006 21:50:00
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" lol- we wish- it would be smart"
millers4eva
14/05/2006 22:31:00
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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
14/05/2006 23:07:00
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" i agree popstand-it's all a mystery to us too"
millers4eva
15/05/2006 00:09:00
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" we will believe it when it happens as we have heard it all before so so many times"
millers4eva
17/05/2006 12:23:00
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