UK time is: 10:19:22
Vital Login
Social Login

Choose your club

Other Sites

Network Navigation

Vital Partners

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

RUFC - Cress 'if the gaffer wants me I'm ready'

Rotherham United skipper, Ryan Cresswell is looking forward to his return to playing for the first team.

Speaking to MillersPlayer this evening, after the Millers could only manageda nil-nil draw with Barnet, who are in the relegation places in the table, Cress said, 'There was no chance of me playing today.

'I've been training all week and it's a matter of getting my fitness back. If there's a reserve game this week I will be involved in that and then I'll be knocking on the gaffers door to get a starting place.

'I feel fine. I've been doing extra training in the gym and running with Andy Liddell round the track and before today's game we did some sprint work. I feel fresh and I feel ready to play but there's nothing like football time and game time. And, if the gaffer wanted to chuck me in at the deep end, I'm up for that and I'm willing to do it.

'The first couple of games back you do feel tired but you have to be mentally switched on.

'Nick Fenton and Johnny Mullins have been doing well and you can't take anything away from them. Mulls has done well coming from right-back to play centre-half and has showed he's comfortable playing in that position. Obviously, on a personal note, I'd like to see him playing back at right-back and me back at centre-half.

'Today's game was one of them that if we'd scored the first goal we'd have gone on to win comfortably. In the first half, if we'd took a couple of chances, we'd have won the game. Barnet came for the draw and packed everyone behind the ball. I think the key word after today's game is frustrating.'

Asked about the sending off, Ryan said, 'It's never a sending off. Their striker held the ball for ten or fifteen seconds and, if anything, he's got to book him for time wasting. Tom's just literally gone to get the ball out of his hands and the linesman has told the referee that he's swung a punch which, everyone inside the ground, apart from the linesman and the referee, saw that he wasn't a punch. But, he's got a three match ban for violent conduct and we will sadly miss him.'


Join The Vital Debate

Don't forget, you can also follow Vital Rotherham on Facebook and Twitter!

Vital Rotherham on: facebook

Vital Rotherham on: twitter




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:Saturday March 5 2011

Time: 10:36PM

 

Have Your Say

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

Recent Rotherham United Articles

RUFC - Luciano Can Score Goals (Monday September 1 2014)

RUFC - Argentinian Signs In! (Monday September 1 2014)

RUFC - Evans Pleased To Get His Man (Monday September 1 2014)

RUFC - Tids Out On Loan (Monday September 1 2014)

RUFC - Striker Signs In (Monday September 1 2014)

RUFC - Two On The Way? (Monday September 1 2014)

RUFC - Evans Won't Just Sign Anyone (Monday September 1 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. herringthorpe 76
2. rybel_b 35
3. sixpence 30
4. miller4life 26
5. mos60 7
6. mvmiller 1

League Results (view all)

League Table (view table)

Team P W D L GD Pts
14. Blackburn 5 2 1 2 -2 7
15. Reading 5 2 1 2 -3 7
16. Middlesbrough 5 2 0 3 0 6
17. Rotherham 5 2 0 3 -3 6
18. Leeds Utd 5 2 0 3 -5 6
19. Ipswich 5 1 2 2 -1 5
20. Birmingham 5 1 2 2 -5 5

Breaking League News

Deadline day round up: One in, one out
Reading : 02/09/2014 10:00:00
RUFC - Skarz 'Saturday Was A Frustrating Day'
Rotherham : 02/09/2014 09:38:00
Official: Rovers Seal Steele & Tunnicliffe Moves
Blackburn : 02/09/2014 09:26:00
Transfer window closes with no new arrivals
Wolves : 02/09/2014 09:00:00
Birmingham Reject Bid For Gray
Birmingham : 02/09/2014 09:00:00

Current Site Poll (view all polls)

International Breaks?
Suggested By:  
They are a good idea 100%
We don't need them 0%