Vital Football

Latest Rotherham United News

RUFC - Moore 'Players were fantastic'

RUFC - Moore 'Players were fantastic'

Rotherham United Manager, Ronnie Moore said he couldn`t fault the players after the one-nil defeat to Shrewsbury at the New Meadow this afternoon.

Speaking to Radio Sheffield, Moore said, 'I thought they were fantastic. We paid for five minutes of madness really. We didn`t start well and conceded a really sloppy goal. But some of our passing in the second half we absolutely pulverised them and Woggy (Andy Warrington) didn`t have that much to do and how they got out of jail I`ll never know.

'The goal was a sloppy one-two but once he`s got in there we`re looking for the centre-half to come out and do something about it. But both centre-backs stayed where they were and the lads half mis-kicked it and it`s ended up in the back of our net.

'I`m not going to have a go at them because some of the football was a joy to watch and at the end I think they thought they`d won the FA Cup and it was probably relief.

'Their two wingers cheated all afternoon, counter attacked us in the first half but once we kept the ball I thought we battered them second half and it`s just a tragedy that we haven`t come away with something. Some of the shots we`ve had were fantastic I mean Warney`s (Paul Warne) got on and he`s threatened and chased people and put them under pressure and won more headers than Tom (Elliott) did and Tom`s six foot three and Warney`s five foot eight! I was pleased with Warney`s contribution and when he came on I thought we passed and moved but didn`t get the break.`

Asked about Jason Taylor and Nick Fenton, Moore said, 'Jason Taylor does a good job for us. He sits in there and allows Danny (Harrison) to get forward to get strikes. It was great to see Nick Fenton back and he`s now putting pressure on all the back four.

'I thought John Mullins was immense today with his passing movement and he was just shot really wasn`t he and could perhaps have come off five minutes before but while you`re looking good and keep going you`re reluctant to change it.

'But, it was a good all round team performance in the second half

'I said to the lads in there that if they give their all and play like that week in and week out we`ll not be too far away.`

Join The Vital Debate



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

Writer:Herringthorpe
Date:Saturday September 4 2010
Time: 7:09PM

Login to post a comment

Recent Rotherham United Articles

RUFC - Stubbs Decision To Let Striker Leave

Millers Boss looking forward to Polish tour

RUFC - Douglas Not Buying Into 'B Team' Proposal

Rotherham's COO thinks idea of Premier League 'B' Teams in Football League 'an insult'

RUFC - Stubbs Wants Players In - Not Players Leaving

Millers Boss not entertaining offers for Camp

RUFC - 'Don't Panic, Don't Panic'

Club say no panic over lack of signings

Archived Vital Rotherham Articles

Vital Rotherham articles from

Site Journalists

Herringthorpe
Editor email
Profile
baldtobeamiller
no email
Profile

Current Poll (see more polls)

Euro 16 - Which of the 'home' teams will go the furthest
Suggested By:
England57%
Ireland11%
Wales32%

League Table

# Team P W D L Pts. GD
C Burnley 46 26 15 5 93 37
P Middlesbrough 46 26 11 9 89 32
3 Brighton 46 24 17 5 89 30
4 Hull City 46 24 11 11 83 34
5 Derby County 46 21 15 10 78 23
6 Sheff Wed 46 19 17 10 74 21
7 Ipswich 46 18 15 13 69 2
8 Cardiff 46 17 17 12 68 5
9 Brentford 46 19 8 19 65 5
10 Birmingham 46 16 15 15 63 4
11 Preston 46 15 17 14 62 0
12 Q.P.R. 46 14 18 14 60 0
13 Leeds Utd 46 14 17 15 59 -8
14 Wolves 46 14 16 16 58 -5
15 Blackburn 46 13 16 17 55 0
16 Forest 46 13 16 17 55 -4
17 Reading 46 13 13 20 52 -7
18 Bristol City 46 13 13 20 52 -17
19 Huddersfield 46 13 12 21 51 -11
20 Fulham 46 12 15 19 51 -13
21 Rotherham 46 13 10 23 49 -18
R Charlton 46 9 13 24 40 -40
R MK Dons 46 9 12 25 39 -30
R Bolton 46 5 15 26 30 -40
Latest F1 News
Latest Vital Boxing News

Recent Rotherham United  Results (view all)

Rotherham United  Fixtures (view all)

Vital Members League Table

RankNamePoints
1.herringthorpe290
2.sixpence169
3.Tony Kidding18
4.mos6011
5.mvmiller6
6.mellowmiller3
7.axholme3
8.michael larkin2
9.zipadeedoodah1