UK time is: 22:57:36
Vital Login
Social Login

Choose your club

Other Sites

Network Navigation

Vital Partners

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

RUFC - Moore on set-pieces

Rotherham United Manager, Ronnie Moore thinks that the practice of set-pieces in training has paid off.

Speaking to MillersPlayer Moore said, 'We love doing set plays. But, you know what players are like they hate standing about in training and if you do it for too long they lose interest. So, we've been doing it in little spurts, little half-hours and it certainly seems to have paid off.

'The quality of the ball on Saturday from set-plays was magnificent and it was put in the right areas and everything was spot on. We knew we were taller and stronger than they were so it was vital that we put the balls in the right areas and to score from three set-plays was pleasing.

'To win the game from a long throw, which they will hate because people hate losing to a long throw, but when the throws from Ex (Geohaghon) then it's like a free kick. And then when you've got someone coming in as brave as Cress (Ryan Cresswell) well he doesn't mind cutting his head scoring a goal that's what you need and I believe he'll get us ten goals this year. The other pleasing thing for me is that the other centre-half, Ex, got a goal and I think the last time two centre-halves scored was Swailes and McIntosh and we've got two lads who are very similar to them now. Last year we never really had the desire to go in and head balls in the right area this year we've got that and the pleasing thing is the quality of balls coming in. Kevin Ellison has got a fantastic left foot and I'm waiting for him to score from the edge of the box and maybe on Saturday we can show people what we've done and what we've worked on an awful lot. Andy Liddell is nice and bright and does one or two things with them and Warney (Paul Warne) throws his little bit in and we've got a few free kicks on the edge of the box that hopefully Ellison with his left foot or Lawsy (Nicky Law) with his right will put one into the back of the net sooner rather than later.'



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:Friday October 22 2010

Time: 2:49PM

Your Comments

I wish I'd have had time to get bored at work!
herringthorpe
 

Have Your Say

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

Recent Rotherham United Articles

RUFC - No One In Before Weekend (Thursday October 23 2014)

RUFC - Head-to-Head v Brighton (Thursday October 23 2014)

RUFC - Time Change For England U19's (Thursday October 23 2014)

RUFC - Morgs 'It's About Consistency' (Thursday October 23 2014)

RUFC - Ref Watch v Brighton (Thursday October 23 2014)

RUFC - View From The Opposition - Fulham (Thursday October 23 2014)

RUFC - Reserves Beat Donny (Wednesday October 22 2014)

Stats: Rotherham United v Fulham (Wednesday October 22 2014)

RUFC - Evans 'Jonson Big Player For Us' (Wednesday October 22 2014)

RUFC - Millers Boss Frustrated After Draw (Wednesday October 22 2014)

Archived Rotherham United 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. rybel_b 724
2. herringthorpe 580
3. sixpence 339
4. miller4life 76
5. mos60 42
6. nearlyataff 30
7. mvmiller 19
8. Millie Miller 19
9. axholme 15
10. nogginthenog 14

League Results (view all)

League Table (view table)

Team P W D L GD Pts
11. Blackburn 13 5 4 4 -1 19
12. Brentford 13 5 4 4 -1 19
13. Sheff Wed 13 4 6 3 0 18
14. Rotherham 13 4 4 5 -3 16
15. Leeds Utd 13 4 4 5 -3 16
16. Huddersfield 13 4 4 5 -6 16
17. Reading 13 4 3 6 -8 15

Breaking League News

LUFC Tony Yeboah wonder strike worth wearing
Leeds Utd : 23/10/2014 21:38:00
Milanic wants motivated Leeds to claim the points
Leeds Utd : 23/10/2014 21:05:00
Howe: Only a matter of time for Ritchie
Bournemouth : 23/10/2014 20:10:00
On this day 1999
Blackpool : 23/10/2014 20:06:00
RUFC - No One In Before Weekend
Rotherham : 23/10/2014 19:20:00

Current Site Poll (view all polls)

Do you prefer evening or afternoon football
Suggested By:  
Afternoon 79%
Evenings 7%
Any 14%