Rotherham United - RUFC - Moore 'we need to be brighter'
UK time is: 18:48:19
Vital Login
Social Login

Choose your club

Other Sites

Network Navigation

Vital Partners

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

RUFC - Moore 'we need to be brighter'

Rotherham United Manager, Ronnie Moore is asking his side to start defending from the front and keep more clean sheets.

Throughout November the Millers kept just two clean sheets - the first at Don Valley in the FA Cup game with York City and then at Crewe in the league - in all league and cup competitions this season the team have actually kept seven clean sheets, which, coincidently, is exactly the same as last year at this stage of the season.

Speaking to Dom Howson of The Star, Moore said, 'Defending starts at the front and the two lads who play there have to work their socks off. The midfield have to close people down and we have to hold a high lane.

Talking about the home form, where the Millers have conceded seventeen goals in ten games, Moore said, 'It was the home form that cost us last season, but we`re not looking for excuses, we know we`ve conceded a lot of goals and we have to make sure that we turn it around.

'We need to be brighter and take quicker throw-ins, corners and free-kicks and we have to move the ball quicker and put the opposition on the back foot. I`m sure it will come, it`s just a matter of perseverance.

'We have to get it right over the Christmas period to get back into the top three.`

Join The Vital Debate

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

The Journalist

Writer: Herringthorpe  Mail feedback, articles or suggestions

Date:Thursday December 2 2010

Time: 10:56AM


Have Your Say

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

Recent Rotherham United Articles

RUFC - Reserve Game Change (Monday November 30 2015)

RUFC - Brighton Tickets On Sale (Monday November 30 2015)

RUFC - Jono Buzzing After Win (Monday November 30 2015)

RUFC - Redfearn 'Best Has Helped Jono' (Saturday November 28 2015)

RUFC - Redfearn Praise For Ward (Saturday November 28 2015)

Redfearn Gets First Home Win (Saturday November 28 2015)

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. herringthorpe 894
2. rybel_b 844
3. sixpence 374
4. mos60 85
5. mvmiller 34
6. Millie Miller 30
7. axholme 19
8. miller4life 16
9. nogginthenog 15
10. zipadeedoodah 8

League Results (view all)

League Table (view table)

Team P W D L GD Pts
18. Preston 18 3 9 6 -3 18
19. MK Dons 18 4 4 10 -9 16
20. Bristol City 18 3 7 8 -12 16
21. Charlton 18 4 4 10 -14 16
22. Huddersfield 18 3 6 9 -11 15
23. Rotherham 18 4 3 11 -12 15
24. Bolton 17 1 8 8 -13 11

Rotherham United  Fixtures (view all)

Breaking League News

Rowett`s Definitely Not Coming!
Fulham : 30/11/2015 18:40:01
October and November Review- Centre Midfielders
Reading : 30/11/2015 18:37:00
October and November Review- Centre Backs
Reading : 30/11/2015 18:27:00
Smith Confirmed New Head Coach
Brentford : 30/11/2015 17:28:01
Vital Preview - Bolton v Brentford
Brentford : 30/11/2015 16:55:01

Current Site Poll (view all polls)

Which Of The Following Ex-Millers Would You Like To See Again In A Rotherham Shirt
Suggested By:  
Alfie 29%
Alan Lee 8%
Alex Revell 13%
Martin McIntosh 8%
Tony Towner 38%
Leo Fortune-West 4%