Vital Football

Latest Rotherham United News

RUFC - Scott to get tough with travelling players

RUFC - Scott to get tough with travelling players

Rotherham United Manager, Andy Scott is worried about the recent spate of injuries in the Millers ranks.

Speaking to MillersPlayer, he said, 'There is an issue with injuries at the football club and why they are injured. Certainly, towards the end of the season fatigue sets in and we have a lot of lads who travel long distances and they are sat a long time in cars which isn't conducive to playing football or training. It's an issue that I will be addressing. If they are going to be committed to Rotherham United Football Club then they have to live nearer. If not, they aren't going to be any use and I'm not going to be paying their wages for them to be sat on the touchline being injured when it's down to their inability to prepare themselves properly.

'Some of the distances the lads are travelling and the amount of time they are spending in the car is outrageous and wouldn't be tolerated in any business let along one where you have to perform physically. If I'm being honest, I did it for a bit and realised I couldn't and, as a consequence of that my body suffered. I soon realised I wasn't able to play to my full potential and realised it wasn't the thing for me.

'It's understandable with families and stuff but it's a job that they are getting well paid for and there should be some degree of sensible thought about where they live, how far they travel and what they are doing to their bodies.'

Ed Note - Well said Andy, I can't agree more



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.

Writer:Herringthorpe
Date:Wednesday May 4 2011
Time: 7:41PM

Best of Vital Network

Vital Boxing - Khan to Fight in the UK

Login to post a comment

Recent Rotherham United Articles

RUFC- Former Defender Joins Rovers

Richardson signed short deal with Doncaster

RUFC - Tuesday Afternoon Rumours

Two players linked with Millers

RUFC - It's All Been A Bit Quiet . . . .

. . . . but is that necessarily a bad thing?

2016/17 Summer Transfer Deadline Tomorrow

The 2016/17 summer transfer window closes tomorrow - Wednesday August 31.

Archived Vital Rotherham Articles

Vital Rotherham articles from

Site Journalists

Herringthorpe
Editor email
Profile
baldtobeamiller
no email
Profile

Current Poll (see more polls)

How Many Players Will Alan Stubbs Fetch In Before Wednesday's Deadline?
Suggested By:
None48%
One13%
Two22%
Three or more17%

League Table

# Team P W D L Pts. GD
1 Huddersfield 5 4 1 0 13 4
2 Fulham 5 3 2 0 11 3
3 Barnsley 5 3 0 2 9 4
4 Newcastle 5 3 0 2 9 4
5 Q.P.R. 5 3 0 2 9 3
6 Bristol City 5 3 0 2 9 2
7 Forest 5 3 0 2 9 0
8 Brighton 5 2 2 1 8 4
9 Wolves 5 2 2 1 8 3
10 Birmingham 5 2 2 1 8 2
11 Ipswich 5 2 2 1 8 1
12 Norwich 5 2 2 1 8 1
13 Burton 5 2 1 2 7 1
14 Brentford 5 2 1 2 7 1
15 Reading 5 2 1 2 7 -3
16 Aston Villa 5 1 2 2 5 0
17 Cardiff 5 1 2 2 5 -2
18 Derby County 5 1 2 2 5 -2
19 Sheff Wed 5 1 2 2 5 -3
20 Wigan 5 1 1 3 4 0
21 Leeds Utd 5 1 1 3 4 -4
22 Rotherham 5 1 1 3 4 -9
23 Preston 5 1 0 4 3 -2
24 Blackburn 5 0 1 4 1 -8
Latest F1 News
Latest Vital Boxing News

Recent Rotherham United  Results (view all)

Rotherham United  Fixtures (view all)

Vital Members League Table

RankNamePoints
1.herringthorpe527
2.sixpence325
3.nearlyataff45
4.mos6043
5.mvmiller42
6.axholme31
7.Marky7927
8.Millie Miller26
9.miller4life22
10.nogginthenog20