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RUFC - Opposition Managers View - Stevenage

Rotherham United and Stevenage ended up sharing the points at Don Valley on Saturday although I think both sets of fans will agree that the visitors had the majority of the possession and were perhaps unlucky to go in one down at half-time.

Stevenage Manager, Graham Westley, speaking to Three Counties Radio after the one all draw said, 'I think our players have put in a sterling performance.

'The bulk of the play in the first half was ours and I lost count of the number of corners we earned from some excellent attacking play. I think their back four had a tough afternoon and it was a real shock to concede just before half-time.

'I think we started the second half in shock and the first fifteen minutes was very nip and tuck but in the last half hour we started working the ball and we were positive and posing problems. We got the equaliser, which was terrific, and was really disappointed not to see the winner given.'

Both sides had a goal ruled out - the Millers one for what we imagine was pushing in the area and 'Boro's towards the end of the game for offside.

' We thought it should have been given because, irrespective of where Chris (Holroyd) was, we think it came off one of their players and the goal should have been given. But, it's no good dwelling on it because sometimes those things go against you.'

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Writer:Herringthorpe
Date:Sunday October 10 2010
Time: 10:20PM

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