Vital Football

Latest Rotherham United News

RUFC - Tonge is desperate to play

RUFC - Tonge is desperate to play

Rotherham United Manager, Ronnie Moore says that Dale Tonge is desperate to play.

The twenty-five year old picked up a metatarsal injury in the three-one win over Macclesfield at Don Valley in March and was on the way to recovery hoping to be fit to play in the opening game of this season. Unfortunately the former Barnsley midfielder suffered a setback in pre-season with a different metatarsal injury and has been sidelined every since.

Speaking to MillersPlayer, Moore said, 'He tried like mad to play in the Reserve game on Wednesday but Denis (Circuit) said he didn`t think he was ready. But he`s chomping at the bit so I wouldn`t imagine it will be too long. There`s a reserve game in mid-December and he`ll be ready for that and then, hopefully, will be knocking on the door for a first team game.`

Asking about other injuries, Moore said that the gap between games will give defender, Nick Fenton time to rest his calf injury. 'He needs to rest it. He didn`t train yesterday and won`t train today. Hopefully, Cress (Ryan Cresswell) will be back in full training on Monday and then we`ll get down to the business of getting that back four right and getting the team right.

'From Monday to Friday it will all be about getting organised, being hard to beat and getting back to the sort of form we were in against Aldershot.

'What we need is that gladiator spirit. We want everybody running and chasing and we want to get the crowd behind us. I`m sure the two players we`ve brought in will help with that.`

Join The Vital Debate



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

Writer:Herringthorpe
Date:Saturday November 27 2010
Time: 11:26AM

Login to post a comment

Recent Rotherham United Articles

Millers v Brewers Preview

Rotherham United go to the Pirelli Stadium this afternoon with temporary Manager Paul Warne in charge after Kenny Jackett's surprise resignation earlier this week.

Rock bottom Rotherham will b

FA Cup Ball Numbers Known (3/12/16)

With FA Cup second round ties taking place this weekend, the ball numbers for the third round draw of the competition have now been allocated.

500,000+ Season Tickets Sold In 2016/17

More than 500,000 Season Tickets were sold in the Football League pyramid for the 2016/17 season.

RUFC - Warne Call To Fans 'Get Behind The Lads'

'It's amazing when fans are on your side,' says Caretaker Boss

Archived Vital Rotherham Articles

Vital Rotherham articles from

Site Journalists

Herringthorpe
Editor email
Profile
baldtobeamiller
no email
Profile

Current Poll (see more polls)

Who Would You Like As Next Rotherham Manager
Suggested By:
Ronnie Moore15%
Tony Mowbray4%
The Neville Brothers2%
Stevie Gerard7%
Keith Hill16%
Kevin Blackwell47%
Other9%

League Table

# Team P W D L Pts. GD
1 Newcastle 19 13 1 5 40 21
2 Brighton 18 11 5 2 38 17
3 Reading 18 10 4 4 34 6
4 Birmingham 18 8 7 3 31 5
5 Leeds Utd 18 9 2 7 29 1
6 Huddersfield 18 9 2 7 29 -3
7 Sheff Wed 18 8 4 6 28 0
8 Norwich 18 8 3 7 27 -1
9 Derby County 18 7 5 6 26 3
10 Fulham 18 6 7 5 25 4
11 Aston Villa 18 5 10 3 25 3
12 Preston 18 7 4 7 25 2
13 Forest 19 7 4 8 25 1
14 Bristol City 18 7 3 8 24 2
15 Ipswich 18 6 6 6 24 0
16 Q.P.R. 19 6 5 8 23 -8
17 Brentford 18 6 4 8 22 3
18 Barnsley 18 6 4 8 22 0
19 Wolves 19 5 6 8 21 -3
20 Burton 18 4 7 7 19 -5
21 Blackburn 18 5 4 9 19 -7
22 Wigan 18 4 6 8 18 -4
23 Cardiff 18 5 3 10 18 -12
24 Rotherham 18 1 4 13 7 -25
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)

Dec 3 2016 3:00PM : Burton Albion (a)
Sky Bet Championship
Dec 10 2016 3:00PM : Queens Park Rangers (H)
Sky Bet Championship
Dec 13 2016 7:45PM : Fulham (a)
Sky Bet Championship
Dec 17 2016 3:00PM : Sheffield Wednesday (a)
Sky Bet Championship
Dec 26 2016 3:00PM : Wigan Athletic (H)
Sky Bet Championship
Dec 29 2016 7:45PM : Burton Albion (H)
Sky Bet Championship

Vital Members League Table

RankNamePoints
1.herringthorpe40
2.sixpence17
3.Marky7917
4.mos6012
5.mvmiller5
6.nogginthenog1
Vital Football Comment