Rotherham United - RUFC - Do we need to be fitter and stronger?
UK time is: 17:16:30
Vital Login
Social Login

Choose your club

Other Sites

Network Navigation

Vital Partners

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

RUFC - Do we need to be fitter and stronger?

Rotherham United Manager, Andy Scott has gone on record of thinking that the team need to be fitter and stronger.

I'm not really surprised at the 'stronger' bit, because I do think a lot of our players seem to get knocked off the ball quite easily of late and perhaps don't put in the tackles that we saw a few years ago.

But, fitter? Well, I'm not so sure of that. I was only thinking when we played Lincoln how fit we looked and never stopped running - although the same couldn't be said of the game at the B2Net when we looked like we'd just done a marathon before we came on the pitch. I think one of the fittest people at the club is Paul Warne and I can't see him letting any of the other players slack in that department.

Lack of goals recently might give the impression that the forwards aren't getting to crosses, but I rather think it's the crosses that aren't getting to the forwards.

After the game on Saturday against Hereford, Scott did say that although there were a lot of positives to be taken out of it, there was also a lot of work to do. And he seems to have started that work by talking to Ryan Taylor and Nicky Law about extending their contracts. He also said he was going to talk to the Youth team management and see how they fit in with the first team. To me, that can only be for the good.

So, what do you think? Do we need to be stronger and fitter?

Come and tell us what you think here on Vital Rotherham - have your say, come and talk to us about Rotherham United. Tell us what you want.

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

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

The Journalist

Writer: Herringthorpe  Mail feedback, articles or suggestions

Date:Wednesday April 20 2011

Time: 9:06AM


Have Your Say

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

Recent Rotherham United Articles

RUFC - Another Addition For Millers (Friday November 27 2015)

RUFC - Striker Recalled (Friday November 27 2015)

RUFC - Luke Will Fight For A Place (Thursday November 26 2015)

RUFC - Redfearn 'Hyam A Welcome Addition' (Thursday November 26 2015)

RUFC - Grant Stays Put (Thursday November 26 2015)

RUFC - Two Move Out (Thursday November 26 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 797
2. rybel_b 747
3. sixpence 351
4. mos60 74
5. Millie Miller 30
6. mvmiller 29
7. axholme 19
8. nogginthenog 14
9. miller4life 12
10. zipadeedoodah 8

League Results (view all)

League Table (view table)

Team P W D L GD Pts
18. Forest 17 4 5 8 -5 17
19. Bristol City 17 3 7 7 -9 16
20. Charlton 17 4 4 9 -11 16
21. Huddersfield 17 3 6 8 -9 15
22. MK Dons 17 4 3 10 -9 15
23. Rotherham 17 3 3 11 -15 12
24. Bolton 17 1 8 8 -13 11

Rotherham United  Fixtures (view all)

Breaking League News

RUFC - Another Addition For Millers
Rotherham : 27/11/2015 16:56:00
Vital Preview - Hull v Derby
Hull City : 27/11/2015 16:53:00
Put Your Money On The Town Tonight!
Ipswich : 27/11/2015 16:35:00
Audio and Tweets Pre Rovers Vs Owls Press Conference
Sheff Wed : 27/11/2015 16:30:01
Fulham Youngster Off On Loan
Fulham : 27/11/2015 16:14:00

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 31%
Alan Lee 8%
Alex Revell 15%
Martin McIntosh 10%
Tony Towner 31%
Leo Fortune-West 5%