UK time is: 18:30:34
Vital Login
Social Login

Choose your club

Other Sites

Network Navigation

Vital Partners

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

RUFC - Reserve boss takes positives from win

Rotherham United's Reserve Team Manager, Steve Thornber told MillersPlayer that he was pleased with the attacking play in the 5-4 win over Scunthorpe on Wednesday.

'I thought we did ever so well attacking,' Steve said, 'but I thought we were naive in defence.

'When we went 4-2 up I think we took our foot off the gas but, to be fair, they've done very well and it could easily have been 15-8!

'There's a lot of players in the team at the moment who can pass the ball but I thought Mickey Cummins' passing today was excellent. And, Liam (Darville), from Leeds has done well getting forward as has Jamie (Green) on the other side and he created one of the goals.

'We've come through it without any fresh injuries, although we did take MJ (Marc Joseph) off because he was feeling his thigh a little bit but it was just a precaution. Nick Fenton has come through it OK but he's disappointed - as a defender you don't want to be involved in 5-4 games!

'Stephen Brogan could have had four or five goals today and it's another game under his belt and he's getting his fitness back.'

Tom Pope scored a hat trick in the game and Thornber said he could have had more. 'He did well and his finishes were excellent and it will be a confidence booster for him.

'It was an entertaining game which we can take a lot of positives from.'

The goal scorers for the Millers were Tom Pope (3), Drewe Broughton and Kevin Ellison.




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:Thursday April 1 2010

Time: 12:02AM

 

Have Your Say

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

Recent Rotherham United Articles

RUFC - Midfielder Joins Bury On Loan (Wednesday November 26 2014)

RUFC - Man U Youngster Signs In (Wednesday November 26 2014)

RUFC - Ref Watch v Blackpool (Wednesday November 26 2014)

RUFC - Brandy Returns (Tuesday November 25 2014)

RUFC - Defender Joins The Iron (Tuesday November 25 2014)

RUFC - Ledesma Here To Help Millers (Tuesday November 25 2014)

RUFC - On This Day - 25 November (Tuesday November 25 2014)

RUFC - Bournemouth Tickets On Sale (Monday November 24 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 1168
2. herringthorpe 1093
3. sixpence 322
4. mos60 40
5. miller4life 36
6. nearlyataff 33
7. mvmiller 24
8. Millie Miller 24
9. axholme 18
10. zipadeedoodah 16

League Results (view all)

League Table (view table)

Team P W D L GD Pts
18. Millwall 18 4 7 7 -5 19
19. Birmingham 18 4 7 7 -14 19
20. Brighton 18 3 9 6 -3 18
21. Rotherham 18 4 6 8 -10 18
22. Wigan 18 3 8 7 -4 17
23. Bolton 17 5 2 10 -7 17
24. Blackpool 17 1 4 12 -18 7

Breaking League News

RUFC - Gaffer Delighted To Bring In Reece James
Rotherham : 26/11/2014 17:44:00
Mark Warburton: Is there anything he can't do?
Brentford : 26/11/2014 17:42:00
RUFC - Midfielder Joins Bury On Loan
Rotherham : 26/11/2014 17:29:00
RUFC - Man U Youngster Signs In
Rotherham : 26/11/2014 17:19:00
Town In The Hunt For Brother Noel
Ipswich : 26/11/2014 16:24:00

Current Site Poll (view all polls)

Where In The League Will We Be On New Years Day
Suggested By:  
Bottom Three 43%
Just above the relegation places 21%
15th to 18th 21%
Mid table 15%
Above 10th 0%