Vital Football

Latest Rotherham United News

RUFC - Holden here to play

RUFC - Holden here to play

Rotherham United loanee, Dean Holden says he doesn`t intend, at this stage of his career, to be sitting on the bench.

Speaking to The Advertiser, the thirty-year old, on loan from Shrewsbury said, 'Initially, Graham Turner (Shrewsbury Manager) said no to the idea of me coming out on loan. But, eventually, it was agreed that it would benefit both me and the team because I could get some match practice.`

After finishing the last few games of last season with the captain`s armband at the New Meadow, the former Peterborough defender found it hard to only get two ten minute`s slots in the pre-season games and said that he thought he wasn`t being given a chance there. 'I spoke to Graham Turner and told him that I was experienced enough to know that new managers brought in their own players but what really stuck in my throat was that he didn`t even give me a chance to hang onto my place.

'Saying that, I`ve not given up on Shrewsbury but at thirty years old I need to be playing games. I`m in my last year of my contract and I`m not going to sit on the bench at this stage of my career, no way. I`ve had some bad injuries in my career but I`m fit and strong at the moment and will keep going.

'I`m glad I talked the boss into the move to Rotherham because it`s a great chance for me and they are classed as one of the favourites in this division.`


Join The Vital Debate



Click here to join in the debate on the club forum.

Writer:Herringthorpe
Date:Friday August 20 2010
Time: 9:40AM

Comments

0
I was surprised that the Shrews let Holden out tbh
herringthorpe
20/08/2010 22:41:00
Page 1/1
  1. 1

Login to post a comment

Recent Rotherham United Articles

RUFC - Forde 'We Can Be Proud Of Our Performance'

Millers winger happy to get his first league goal for the club

Stats: Brentford v Rotherham United

All the stats from Brentford (4) vs (2) Rotherham United, Griffin Park, 25 February 2017 3.00pm Att: 9,918 (408 Millers)

RUFC - Warney 'We Deserved A Draw'

Warney says Millers had better chances in second half

Late Goals See Millers Lose At Griffin Park

Rotherham United came close to getting their second point on the road of the season this afternoon at Griffin Park but two goals in time added on saw another away defeat.

A warm-up finger injur

Archived Vital Rotherham Articles

Vital Rotherham articles from

Site Journalists

Herringthorpe
Editor email
Profile
baldtobeamiller
no email
Profile

Current Poll (see more polls)

Two Home Games. How Many Points Can The Millers Get?
Suggested By:
None58%
One14%
Two0%
Three14%
Four14%
Six0%

League Table

# Team P W D L Pts. GD
1 Brighton 33 21 8 4 71 31
2 Newcastle 33 22 4 7 70 37
3 Huddersfield 33 20 5 8 65 8
4 Leeds Utd 34 19 4 11 61 12
5 Reading 34 18 6 10 60 2
6 Sheff Wed 34 17 7 10 58 9
7 Fulham 33 14 11 8 53 17
8 Norwich 34 15 7 12 52 11
9 Preston 34 14 10 10 52 5
10 Barnsley 34 14 8 12 50 4
11 Derby County 33 13 9 11 48 6
12 Cardiff 34 13 7 14 46 -2
13 Brentford 33 12 7 14 43 2
14 Birmingham 34 11 10 13 43 -13
15 Ipswich 34 10 12 12 42 -7
16 Q.P.R. 34 11 7 16 40 -11
17 Aston Villa 33 9 12 12 39 -7
18 Forest 34 10 7 17 37 -12
19 Burton 34 9 9 16 36 -13
20 Wolves 32 9 8 15 35 -5
21 Bristol City 33 9 6 18 33 -6
22 Wigan 34 7 10 17 31 -10
23 Blackburn 32 7 9 16 30 -13
24 Rotherham 34 4 5 25 17 -45
The Vital Football Members League
Latest F1 News
Latest Vital Boxing News
Vital Football Comment

Recent Rotherham United  Results (view all)

Rotherham United  Fixtures (view all)

Mar 4 2017 3:00PM : Aston Villa (H)
Sky Bet Championship
Mar 7 2017 7:45PM : Brighton & Hove Albion (H)
Sky Bet Championship
Mar 11 2017 3:00PM : Wolverhampton Wanderers (a)
Sky Bet Championship
Mar 18 2017 3:00PM : Queens Park Rangers (a)
Sky Bet Championship
Apr 1 2017 3:00PM : Fulham (H)
Sky Bet Championship
Apr 4 2017 7:45PM : Sheffield Wednesday (H)
Sky Bet Championship

Vital Members League Table

RankNamePoints
1.herringthorpe325
2.sixpence198
3.Millie Miller26
4.mos6024
5.axholme23
6.miller4life19
7.Marky7917
8.nogginthenog14
9.mvmiller13
10.Chris Maiden5
Write for Vital Football