Date:Tuesday April 19 2011
Rotherham United Reserves 1 Sheffield United Reserves 4
Rotherham United Reserves were beaten this evening at Don Valley by Sheffield United Reserve.
The visitors 'keeper was soon in the action when a Liam Henderson lob was easily saved by him in the opening minutes. But it was the visitors who looked more like scoring and they had two chances firstly Jack Leyden in the Millers' goal got his hands to a Kingsley James shot and a minute later Erik Tonne saw his shot rattle the woodwork before going out to safety. But young Leyden could do nothing about the first goal when it came on twenty-five minutes. Danny Philiskirk sent a swerving ball in from the edge of the area which bent into the bottom corner of the net. Callum Kennedy came close to equalising minutes later but couldn't keep his shot down and it flew over the goal. On forty minutes the Millers got a free-kick which was taken quickly and fell to David McAllister of Sheffield United. He made it into the box without being challenged and his shot was palmed away by Leyden only to fall to Kristoffer Lokberg who toe poked the ball in for the visitors second. In the dying seconds of the half, Marcus Marshall did well to evade a number of challenges from the opposition, get into the area and slide the ball past Askalu to half the Blades lead.
Leyden was alert in the opening minutes of the second half and did well to save from Erik Tonne and, at the other end, Henderson got a good ball from Paul Warne but his shot from distance went well wide. The Blades nearly got a third from Seamus Conneely but his shot went just past the post but on seventy-two minutes it was three when Tonne back heeled for Andras Gardos who smashed the ball in the net. Three minutes later and it was four, after Tonne again did well and got the ball to Jordan Chappell who side-footed the ball into the net. Near the end of the game Tonne brought off another good save from Leyden when the Millers' 'keeper did ever so well to get his finger tips to a twenty-five yard shot and put it over the bar.
Subs not used - Foltym-Brown, Denton, Thompson
Subs not used - Thomas, Pennycooke-Morgan, Adams
a href='http://www.vitalfootball.co.uk/forum/register.asp?p=bf6c6e67-8756-488d-b734-81cd5df2e611' target='_blank'>
Don't forget, you can also follow Vital Rotherham on Facebook and Twitter!
Vital Rotherham on:
ital Rotherham on:
Date:Tuesday April 19 2011
RUFC - Ref Watch v Wolves (Wednesday April 16 2014)
RUFC - Webb 'Fantastic Honour' For NYS (Wednesday April 16 2014)
RUFC - Evans 'Vuckic Will Be A Big Player For Us' (Tuesday April 15 2014)
RUFC - Ticket Update (Tuesday April 15 2014)
RUFC - Gaffer May Rest A Couple (Tuesday April 15 2014)
Vital Rotherham Man Of The Month - March (Tuesday April 15 2014)
RUFC - View From The Opposition - Bradford City (Monday April 14 2014)
Stats: Rotherham United v Bradford City (Sunday April 13 2014)
RUFC - Evans Pleased With Changes (Sunday April 13 2014)
RUFC - It Looked Like A Penalty To Me (Sunday April 13 2014)
|3. Leyton Orient||42||23||11||8||39||80|
|Leicester lead chase for Sako?
» Wolves : 16/04/2014 09:56:00
|RUFC - Ref Watch v Wolves
» Rotherham : 16/04/2014 09:08:00
|RUFC - Webb 'Fantastic Honour' For NYS
» Rotherham : 16/04/2014 08:59:00
|Ticket Information: Shrewsbury Town v Posh
» Peterborough : 16/04/2014 08:38:00
|Stephens Would Love a To Return To Swindon.
» Swindon : 16/04/2014 06:25:00
|Kasim Done For The Season
» Swindon : 16/04/2014 06:20:00
» Tranmere : 15/04/2014 21:52:00