Vital Football

Latest Rotherham United News

RUFC - Millers skipper after Saturday's win

RUFC - Millers skipper after Saturday's win

Rotherham United's stand-in skipper, Nick Fenton says that the win over Crewe Alexandra at Don Valley on Saturday was a 'fight'.

Speaking to MillersPlayer after the three-one win, Fenton said, 'The conditions were tough, it was raining and the pitch was very slick. Crewe played some good football but I thought we matched them for football and our work rate was fantastic and I thought we were the better side.

'We've lost four of the last five, which we aren't happy with and we were desperate for three points today which we got and which gives us a bit of space between us and Crewe.' Crewe are a tough side and we've taken six points of them this season, which I can't see many teams doing, so it's a great three points for us but we've got a tough game at Gillingham and a tough game at Oxford after that.

Asked if this was the sort of game the Millers might have drawn last season, Nick said, 'Possibly. There were doubts in your mind when they come back and equalise and you start thinking 'here we go again'. But, we've won the last four out of five here at Don Valley and if we can keep doing that and picking points up away from home then that will hopefully lead to promotion.

'February is a massive month for us because we play all those round about us and if we can get a good run of results going and bring some points in, then this month could be massive for us.

Speaking about Nick's sudden goal rush, he said of his goal against Crewe, 'It was originally a set-piece and I was already up there so I took a gamble and got into the box, it went through a few legs, just came to me and I just slotted it in. I thought it was a decent finish with the outside of my right foot and I was happy with it. I've scored three now and I'm delighted with that. It's been two years coming and I'm delighted. I've none with my head yet, which is disappointing but I'll take them as they come.'

Join The Vital Debate

Win FREE pizza with Vital Football!
Select your team and get 50% off if they score twice.
www.papajohns.co.uk/football



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

Writer:Herringthorpe
Date:Monday February 7 2011
Time: 2:52PM

Best of Vital Network

Comments

0
Good to see you win again and consolidate your position. Now you have to keep it going.
SFC Forever
07/02/2011 18:56:00
0
We really could do with 7 points from the next three games - that would really keep us in the running
herringthorpe
07/02/2011 20:40:00
Page 1/1
  1. 1

Login to post a comment

Recent Rotherham United Articles

RUFC - Latest Manager Rumours

Former Bolton defender being linked with Millers

RUFC - Former 'Keeper Joins Cod Army

Cairns excited about his move to Fleetwood

RUFC - Bookies Make Mowbray Favourite

Coventry Boss favourite to take over hot seat?

RUFC - Millers Get The Blues

Rotherham's new away kit launched

Archived Vital Rotherham Articles

Vital Rotherham articles from

Site Journalists

Herringthorpe
Editor email
Profile
baldtobeamiller
no email
Profile

Current Poll (see more polls)

Should We Expand The New York Stadium In Time For The Coming Season
Suggested By:
Yes79%
No21%

League Table

# Team P W D L Pts. GD
C Burnley 46 26 15 5 93 37
P Middlesbrough 46 26 11 9 89 32
3 Brighton 46 24 17 5 89 30
4 Hull City 46 24 11 11 83 34
5 Derby County 46 21 15 10 78 23
6 Sheff Wed 46 19 17 10 74 21
7 Ipswich 46 18 15 13 69 2
8 Cardiff 46 17 17 12 68 5
9 Brentford 46 19 8 19 65 5
10 Birmingham 46 16 15 15 63 4
11 Preston 46 15 17 14 62 0
12 Q.P.R. 46 14 18 14 60 0
13 Leeds Utd 46 14 17 15 59 -8
14 Wolves 46 14 16 16 58 -5
15 Blackburn 46 13 16 17 55 0
16 Forest 46 13 16 17 55 -4
17 Reading 46 13 13 20 52 -7
18 Bristol City 46 13 13 20 52 -17
19 Huddersfield 46 13 12 21 51 -11
20 Fulham 46 12 15 19 51 -13
21 Rotherham 46 13 10 23 49 -18
R Charlton 46 9 13 24 40 -40
R MK Dons 46 9 12 25 39 -30
R Bolton 46 5 15 26 30 -40
Latest F1 News
Latest Vital Boxing News

Recent Rotherham United  Results (view all)

Rotherham United  Fixtures (view all)

Vital Members League Table

RankNamePoints
1.herringthorpe355
2.sixpence94
3.rybel_b93
4.mos6026
5.mvmiller9
6.Marky798
7.Millie Miller6
8.axholme6
9.nogginthenog5
10.Chris Maiden5