Vital Football

Latest Rotherham United News

RUFC - Teams to become United

RUFC - Teams to become United

Rotherham are at last to become United at one training ground and not be scattered around like they have been since Tony Stewart took over and had to move them away from the old Hooton Lodge where all the players trained.

With Doncaster Rovers` Keepmoat Stadium complex being used for the first team and the other sides using either Balby Carr Sports College or Dearne Valley College the teams have been spread far and wide.

The club had hoped to build new facilities at Wingfield, but after residents and clubs already using the fields objected, that idea was squashed. The first team have recently been using Roundwood Sports Complex and it is expected that the Centre of Excellence will also move there next week.

Development Coach, Tony Mee told The Advertiser, 'After all the ground hopping we have had to do it will be good to work alongside the first team again and it will make a massive difference to all the youngsters and save on all the commuting.`

Chief Operating Officer, Paul Douglas said, 'The complex is owned by Corus at the moment and they lease it to Parkgate Recreational Services. We would like more space at Roundwood and another pitch but regarding any future plans, we are aware that they have to protect their members` interests and ensure that they are not put out in any way.

'At the moment we lease the land but given that our Chairman believes that ownership is better than rental, I`m sure if it became available to buy we would be keen on doing that.`




Join The Vital Debate



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

Writer:Herringthorpe
Date:Friday October 1 2010
Time: 10:00AM

Login to post a comment

Recent Rotherham United Articles

RUFC - Ref Watch v Plymouth

The man in charge of our game on Saturday at the New York Stadium against Plymouth Argyle will be . . . .

RUFC - Wood Looking Forward To Next Two Home Games

Millers defender says they have to take confidence from Saturday's performance

Rotherham United Nostalgia Society

It's Christmas time at RUNS

RUFC - Will Kieffer Get Straight Back Into Team?

Is Warney already thinking ahead to when Moore is back from suspension?

Rotherham United Archived Articles

Vital Rotherham articles from

Site Journalists

Herringthorpe
Editor email
Profile
baldtobeamiller
no email
Profile

Current Poll (see more polls)

The Millers Have Six Games In December. How many will we win?
Suggested By:
1-226%
3-427%
Probably 51%
All 6!3%
The way it's going - none43%
Write for Vital Football
Latest F1 News
Latest Vital Boxing News
The Vital Football Members League

Recent Rotherham United  Results (view all)

Rotherham United  Fixtures (view all)

Vital Members League Table

RankNamePoints
1.herringthorpe215
2.sixpence45
3.mos6025
4.Marky7918
5.Millie Miller11
6.nogginthenog6
7.miller4life6
8.mvmiller5
9.axholme4
10.Lothian3
Vital Football Comment