Vital Football

Latest Rotherham United News

RUFC - Kev says Alfie will be worried over pen!

RUFC - Kev says Alfie will be worried over pen!

Rotherham United's Kevin Ellison said it was about winning last night, and not about who scored the goals, saying winning breeds confidence.

With regular penalty taker, Adam Le Fondre, rested for the game with Burton last night, Kevin was in no doubt that he was going to take the penalty given after he was bundled over in the areas.

Speaking to MillersPlayer after the game, the former Tranmere Rovers player said, 'Both teams rested players and it was a chance for people like Greeny (Jamie Green) to impress which I think he did and Bradders (Mark Bradley) has done well.

'And we can go into training tomorrow and tell Alfie we've scored two goals without him so we don't need him! He'll be worried now because I took a penalty and scored!

'At the start of the season the gaffer told me and Lawsy (Nicky Law) that he wants us to chip in with a few more goals this season as well as wanting all the midfield to contribute. No disrespect to Sharpy (Ian Sharps) and Fenners (Nick Fenton) but none of our centre-halves scored last year and Cress (Ryan Cresswell) has got three already this season and so we are all hoping to help Alfie out.'

Asked about Mark Bradley, who scored the first goal for the Millers last night, Kevin said, 'To be fair he's been awesome in training and I think he's a bit upset with himself that he hasn't played more games but he's had his chance and he's done well tonight and scored a good goal.'

The thirty-one year old said he thought there was more togetherness this season within the team than last season, 'The gaffer has brought quality players in but we still have some players from last season and managed to keep hold of Lawsy and Alfie. Hopefully we can go one better this year.'

Speaking about the next round of the Johnstone's Paint Trophy, Kevin said, 'A good draw would be Sheffield Wednesday. But the League's more important and we're looking towards Saturday now and Stevenage which is going to be a tough game.

Join The Vital Debate



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

Writer:Herringthorpe
Date:Thursday October 7 2010
Time: 3:12PM

Login to post a comment

Recent Rotherham United Articles

RUFC - Who Would Be In Your Starting Eleven Tomorrow

Wigan in town tomorrow - Millers could do with a win - who would you play . . . .

RUFC - Warney 'Ball Has Been Unlucky'

Would you start Ball tomorrow?

RUFC - Warne 'Easier To Recruit Strikers In Summer'

Millers on the look out for a new striker for when Kieffer returns to Ipswich

RUFC - Warne Says Millers Not Getting Points They Deserve

Warney in Referee's Assessor's ear more this season

Archived Vital Rotherham Articles

Vital Rotherham articles from

Site Journalists

Herringthorpe
Editor email
Profile
baldtobeamiller
no email
Profile

Current Poll (see more polls)

I know Warney says 'no' but do you think we need a defensive coach?
Suggested By:
Most Certainly96%
I agree with Warney4%
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)

Vital Members League Table

RankNamePoints
1.herringthorpe311
2.sixpence179
3.Millie Miller42
4.mos6031
5.Marky7928
6.mvmiller25
7.axholme18
8.nogginthenog16
9.miller4life13
10.sthelensmiller6
Write for Vital Football