UK time is: 14:09:17
Vital Login
Social Login

Choose your club

Other Sites

Network Navigation

Vital Partners

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

RUFC - Rumours, Rumours, Rumours

Rotherham United and rumours never seem to be far apart these days - rumours about the club, the players, the management, the fans - some of these rumours actually come to fruition, but, as we know, many don't.

The rumourmongers (is that a word?) were in full swing at Don Valley on Saturday afternoon, as we watched the team slump to their first defeat since the last time they played Southend back in October.

So, what were these rumours?

We'd heard before we left for the match that Manager, Ronnie Moore was going to Bournemouth which was the rumour also doing the rounds at Don Valley.

Before the games someone came to me and said Ian Thomas-Moore was going to sign 'today' for the Millers - well 'today' has been and gone and Ronnie's lad still hasn't appeared.

There's the rumour that Michael Appleton, the first team coach of West Brom, has been seen in the presence of our Chairman.

I've also heard that Tranmere Rovers are going to report Ronnie Moore to the Football League for trying to 'tap-up' the above said Ian - not sure if you can actually tap-up your own son, to be honest, and all I've heard Ronnie say is that he'd like Ian to come to Rotherham.

Shaun Harrad was another player 'who was signing this weekend' - well, I know it's only Monday morning, but he's not here either.

Over the last few months we've heard the Alfie (Adam Le Fondre) will be leaving in January/end of the season and going to Derby, Barnsley, Sheffield Wednesday, Leeds and yesterday I heard Burnley and Blackpool are looking at him - hmmm, really? No, I don't think so either.

I've recently heard the stirrings of a rumour that former Miller Chris Sedgwick is coming back on loan - well, as he's starting for the Owls on a regular basis I can't really see that happening.

All football fans like a good bit of gossip and like to pass on titbits of information which, usually end up as rumours. But, are rumours a bad thing in football?
I don't think they are - as long as you remember that they are rumours and not gospel and that they don't hurt anyone's feelings - and, they might be rumours but they must come from somewhere....

So, if you want to share your rumours with us, we will listen. We might smile and nod and wink but we will listen!

Come and join us here on Vital Rotherham and tell us the latest rumours you've heard....
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:Monday January 17 2011

Time: 7:58AM

 

Have Your Say

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

Recent Rotherham United Articles

RUFC - Season Ticket News (Friday April 17 2015)

RUFC - Striker Back With Derby (Friday April 17 2015)

Stats: Fulham v Rotherham United (Friday April 17 2015)

RUFC - Reserves Lose At Scunthorpe (Thursday April 16 2015)

RUFC - Evans 'Fantastic Performance' (Thursday April 16 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. rybel_b 801
2. herringthorpe 695
3. sixpence 158
4. mvmiller 25
5. mos60 23
6. Millie Miller 22
7. miller4life 19
8. axholme 16
9. nogginthenog 12
10. sthelensmiller 7

League Results (view all)

League Table (view table)

Team P W D L GD Pts
18. Reading 42 12 11 19 -20 47
19. Brighton 43 10 16 17 -7 46
20. Fulham 43 12 10 21 -21 46
21. Rotherham 43 10 14 19 -22 44
22. Millwall 42 9 12 21 -30 39
23. Wigan 43 8 12 23 -22 36
24. Blackpool 43 4 13 26 -53 25

Breaking League News

JR And Johnno On Soccer AM
Norwich : 18/04/2015 13:00:01
Watford Host Birmingham
Birmingham : 18/04/2015 12:47:00
Play Off Details
Norwich : 18/04/2015 12:00:00
PREVIEW: Watford v Birmingham
Watford : 18/04/2015 11:14:01
Clarke addresses contract situation
Reading : 18/04/2015 10:00:01

Current Site Poll (view all polls)

Will We Stay Up?
Suggested By:  
YES 65%
No 35%