Vital Football

Latest Rotherham United News

RUFC - Is it time for a Brogan first team outing?

RUFC - Is it time for a Brogan first team outing?

Rotherham United Manager, Ronnie Moore has made no secret of the fact that he wants a midfielder who can come in and hold the ball up as well as being able to help the defenders by taking the ball up to and past the half-way line - as he said himself, 'a Josh Walker' type of player.

But, haven't we already got that sort of a player? Or if not exactly that, couldn't we mould him into the player that Moore thinks he needs?

I'm talking about 'forgotten man' Stephen Brogan.

Paddy, as he is affectionately known to Millers fans, was having the season of his life, and there were those amongst us who thought we'd be lucky to hang on to him, when in February 2008 he suffered an horrific leg break at stadium:mk against MK Dons.

It took him fourteen months of often lonely, sometimes heavy training sessions to get himself fit enough to play again, coming on from the subs bench for the final game of the 2008/9 season at Don Valley.

Since then Paddy has only made a handful of starts plus a few appearances as a substitute and has had to make do with kicking his heels in the Reserves.

Now, I know that he is usually a left-back but on Tuesday night's in the reserve win over Derby the twenty-two year old played in central-midfield and, to top a good performance, scored a couple of cracking goals.

So, is it time for Stephen Brogan to be brought in from the cold? Could he be turned into the midfielder that Moore wants?

What do you think?

Join The Vital Debate



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

Writer:Herringthorpe
Date:Thursday October 14 2010
Time: 1:32PM

Comments

0
I would love to see him back, a right terrier he is. Oh, and that break, the goalie for MKDons was beside himself, with what happened.
rybel_b
14/10/2010 15:47:00
Page 1/1
  1. 1

Login to post a comment

Recent Rotherham United Articles

RUFC - Midfielder Wins 'Star's Rotherham Footballer Of Year'

Tom Adeyemi wins awards

RUFC -Ref Watch v Preston

The man in charge of our penultimate game of the season will be . . . .

RUFC - Head-to-Head v Preston North End

A few facts and figures of previous games between the Millers and Preston

RUFC - Millers Reserves Win Last Game

Rotherham Reserves win away at Mansfield

Archived Vital Rotherham Articles

Vital Rotherham articles from

Site Journalists

Herringthorpe
Editor email
Profile
baldtobeamiller
no email
Profile

Current Poll (see more polls)

Next week sees the Millers last home game of the season. Will you be going?
Suggested By:
Yes100%
No0%
Unsure0%

League Table

# Team P W D L Pts. GD
P Brighton 44 28 8 8 92 35
P Newcastle 44 27 7 10 88 40
3 Huddersfield 44 25 6 13 81 3
4 Reading 44 24 7 13 79 1
5 Sheff Wed 44 23 9 12 78 15
6 Fulham 44 21 13 10 76 27
7 Leeds Utd 44 22 7 15 73 14
8 Norwich 44 19 9 16 66 12
9 Brentford 44 18 9 17 63 12
10 Derby County 44 17 12 15 63 2
11 Preston 44 16 13 15 61 2
12 Aston Villa 44 16 13 15 61 0
13 Cardiff 44 16 11 17 59 -2
14 Barnsley 44 15 12 17 57 0
15 Wolves 44 15 10 19 55 -3
16 Ipswich 44 13 16 15 55 -6
17 Bristol City 44 14 9 21 51 -6
18 Burton 44 13 12 19 51 -12
19 Q.P.R. 44 14 8 22 50 -12
20 Forest 44 13 9 22 48 -11
21 Birmingham 44 11 14 19 47 -22
22 Blackburn 44 10 15 19 45 -15
23 Wigan 44 10 11 23 41 -16
R Rotherham 44 5 6 33 21 -58
Vital Football Comment
Latest F1 News
Latest Vital Boxing News
Write for Vital Football

Recent Rotherham United  Results (view all)

Rotherham United  Fixtures (view all)

Apr 29 2017 3:00PM : Preston North End (a)
Sky Bet Championship
May 7 2017 12:00PM : Derby County (H)
Sky Bet Championship

Vital Members League Table

RankNamePoints
1.herringthorpe341
2.sixpence175
3.Millie Miller31
4.Chris Maiden28
5.axholme24
6.mos6024
7.miller4life20
8.nogginthenog17
9.mvmiller3
The Vital Football Members League