UK time is: 11:14:49
Vital Login
Social Login

Choose your club

Other Sites

Network Navigation

Vital Partners

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

RUFC - SIV join Millers staff to improve pitch

Rotherham United have had the good news from Sheffield International Venues that the pitch will be closed to everyone from May.

SIV have confirmed that their ground staff, alongside the Millers' ground staff, will start on a programme of extensive work on the pitch when the season ends.

Speaking to The Advertiser, Pat Smith, who is the stadium's General Manager, said, 'The adverse weather has provided a challenge for everyone involved. But we will not give in to this.

'We have sought the best professional advice available and, because of this, we will be able to produce a suitable surface for the rest of the season despite what the elements might throw at us.

'The pitch will be completely closed to all users during May when we will work to improve standards even further.'

Erm - does that mean that the club think we will definitely go up automatically do you think?!

It also begs the question, 'why couldn't this be done before?'




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 March 12 2010

Time: 9:29AM

 

Have Your Say

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

Recent Rotherham United Articles

Millers v Seagulls Preview (Friday October 24 2014)

RUFC - Skarz 'Every Game Is Huge' (Friday October 24 2014)

RUFC - Players Ready For Big Game (Friday October 24 2014)

RUFC - No One In Before Weekend (Thursday October 23 2014)

RUFC - Head-to-Head v Brighton (Thursday October 23 2014)

RUFC - Time Change For England U19's (Thursday October 23 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 788
2. herringthorpe 621
3. sixpence 343
4. miller4life 78
5. mos60 45
6. nearlyataff 41
7. mvmiller 25
8. Millie Miller 25
9. nogginthenog 15
10. axholme 15

League Results (view all)

League Table (view table)

Team P W D L GD Pts
11. Blackburn 13 5 4 4 -1 19
12. Brentford 13 5 4 4 -1 19
13. Sheff Wed 13 4 6 3 0 18
14. Rotherham 13 4 4 5 -3 16
15. Leeds Utd 13 4 4 5 -3 16
16. Huddersfield 13 4 4 5 -6 16
17. Reading 13 4 3 6 -8 15

Breaking League News

Derby v Latics - Big Game Preview
Wigan : 25/10/2014 10:44:00
Bolton vs Brentford Match Preview
Brentford : 25/10/2014 10:03:00
Royals take on second trialist
Reading : 25/10/2014 10:00:00
Rovers Preview: Nottingham Forest (a)
Blackburn : 25/10/2014 09:36:00
Pearce - We are not far away from that first win
Leeds Utd : 25/10/2014 09:24:00

Current Site Poll (view all polls)

Do you prefer evening or afternoon football
Suggested By:  
Afternoon 76%
Evenings 6%
Any 18%