UK time is: 04:14:07
Vital Login
Social Login

Choose your club

Other Sites

Network Navigation

Vital Partners

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

RUFC - Moore 'it's going to be a cracking game'

Rotherham United Manager, Ronnie Moore is looking forward to what he thinks will be a fantastic game of football on Saturday against Chesterfield at Don Valley.

Speaking to MillersPlayer, Moore said, 'Chesterfield are stronger than they were last season and there is a lot of quality in the team. It won`t be an easy game but I`m sure John Sheridan is telling his players that it won`t be easy coming to us too.

'I think it`s going to be a cracking game and what you need is for your better players to perform on the day. We`ve both got decent players and if they all play to their ability then it`s going to be a cracking game.

'Looking at the strikers on show on Saturday there`s got to be goals and it`s just a matter of us getting more than them. I think it will be tight in and around the areas but the penalty box is where things are going to be tested.

'We handled Morgan quite well last season when we had Nick Fenton at right-back. We`ve got Johnny Mullin there now and Tom Newey and Newey is fit while Mullins is getting there with his fitness and when he`s at full strength he`s as quick as anybody. And we`ve got to handle Davies to the best of our ability because he will get behind us a couple of times but both centre-backs aren`t slow but I wouldn`t say they had electric pace but I`ve told them that there is no way we are going to be playing on the edge of our box. Woggy`s got to be our extra defender there because if we sit on the edge of our box and invite them on then we`ll be in trouble.

'Our attacking play this season has been fantastic and we are leading goal scorers in this division and we do like going forward. We`re a bit different from last season and we are getting goals from different areas but we were nice and tight at the back last year where as this year there are four different defenders and we are taking just a bit longer to get to know each other and we`ve hung in there and won games without playing particularly well at the back

'We were a little bit fortunate last year to take the six points. I didn`t see the first game but Breck (John Breckin) was here then and I`ve spoken to him since about it and he said Woggy (Andy Warrington) has made two or three brilliant saves in that game when it was one-one and we`ve gone on and won three-one and the one at Saltergate could have gone either way and it was a great time for us to score on the ninety-fourth minute and I`ll settle for that again on Saturday.`


Join The Vital Debate




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 September 23 2010

Time: 2:46PM

Your Comments

'...we were nice and tight at the back last year...' - that would be why he came out and blamed the defence for everything last season then
herringthorpe
 

Have Your Say

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

Recent Articles

RUFC - Ref Watch v MK Dons (Thursday April 24 2014)

RUFC - Skipper Fears No-one (Thursday April 24 2014)

RUFC - Head-to-Head v MK Dons (Thursday April 24 2014)

RUFC - Miller In Team Of The Week (Wednesday April 23 2014)

RUFC - Play-Off Ticket Information (Wednesday April 23 2014)

RUFC - Millers Interested In Winger? (Wednesday April 23 2014)

Archived 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. herringthorpe 716
2. rybel_b 688
3. sixpence 334
4. mos60 127
5. nearlyataff 47
6. MILLER NEZ 45
7. Millie Miller 44
8. axholme 25
9. mvmiller 23
10. nogginthenog 22

League Results (view all)

League Table (view table)

Team P W D L GD Pts
1. Wolves 44 30 9 5 +55 99
2. Brentford 44 27 10 7 +30 91
3. Rotherham 44 23 13 8 +27 82
4. Preston 44 22 16 6 +25 82
5. Leyton Orient 44 23 11 10 +36 80
6. Peterborough 44 22 4 18 +12 70
7. Swindon 44 19 9 16 +7 66

Breaking League News

Tubbs - We're In Good Spirits
Crawley : 24/04/2014 23:38:00
SUFC Can United take the points?
Sheff Utd : 24/04/2014 20:00:00
RUFC - No Interest For Croft From Millers
Rotherham : 24/04/2014 19:43:00
RUFC - Evans 'Wes Has Big Part To Play'
Rotherham : 24/04/2014 19:29:00
Port Vale v Sheffield United - History
Sheff Utd : 24/04/2014 19:00:00
Port Vale v Sheffield United - Match Officials
Sheff Utd : 24/04/2014 19:00:00
Orient Extend Lundstram Loan
Leyton Orient : 24/04/2014 16:53:00

Current Site Poll (view all polls)

Play-Offs - Do You Want To Be At Home First Or Second?
Suggested By:  
First 18%
Second 66%
Doesn't Matter 16%