Vital Football

Latest Rotherham United News

RUFC - Annerson to fight to be number one

RUFC - Annerson to fight to be number one

Rotherham United are in the good, though, for them, unusual position, of having probably the best two goalkeepers in League Two next season.

Andy Warrington joined the Millers in May 2007 and never looked like being anything but 'number one` from the first day. Jamie Annerson joined the Millers, after being released by Sheffield United, in May 2009 and has proved himself an able deputy. In fact, at the end of last season he was keeping Warrington out of the team.

Jamie is contracted to Rotherham until 2013 and told Dom Howson of The Star that he intends to fight to be number one.

'Pre-season will be tough but I have to work as hard as I can every day because this has to be the best pre-season of my life. When the games come along I have to make sure I`m calm and perform well in the friendlies,` the twenty-three year old said.

'It was a big confidence booster for me when the manager played me, even after Andy had recovered from injury and I was delighted with the six games I had at the end of last season. In fact, I didn`t want the season to end.

'I`ve always been confident in my ability and I know I am ready to be playing and I know I am ready to be playing week in and week out and when the chance came along I showed that I could handle it. The majority of the season was really frustrating for me again. I had to be patient because Andy was in fine form so I didn`t get many opportunities to show what I can do and I just concentrated on training hard and doing well in the reserve games.

'I`m looking forward to getting back and working hard in pre-season but I can only do my best and the rest is down to who the manager picks.`

With cup/trophy games, Jamie played thirteen games last season of which the Millers won four and drew five.

Join The Vital Debate

Vital Rotherham on: facebook
Vital Rotherham on: twitter

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:Wednesday June 29 2011
Time: 9:57AM

Login to post a comment

Recent Rotherham United Articles

Stats: Rotherham United v Blackburn Rovers

All the stats from Rotherham United (0) vs (1) Blackburn Rovers , New York Stadium , 30 April 2016 3.00pm Att: 11,035 (1,225 Rovers )

RUFC - Warnock Disappointed Not To Keep Run Going

Millers Boss after today's defeat

Millers Last Home Game Ends In Defeat

Rotherham United`s final home game of the season ended in Neil Warnock`s first home defeat since taking over the Manager`s job in February.

The Millers started well and in the opening minute of

Millers v Blackburn Preview

Rotherham United welcome Blackburn Rovers for the final home game of the season with both teams on the same points in the league.

The Millers are hoping to continue their eleven game unbeaten r

Archived Vital Rotherham Articles

Vital Rotherham articles from

Site Journalists

Herringthorpe
Editor email
Profile
baldtobeamiller
no email
Profile

Current Poll (see more polls)

Thinking about pre-season friendlies. Who would you like to see at the New York Stadium
Suggested By:
Local Teams9%
A Premier League Side52%
A team from the Bundesliga31%
A side from Serie A4%
Someone from La Liga2%
A club from the French Ligue 11%
Other1%

League Table

# Team P W D L Pts. GD
1 Middlesbrough 45 26 10 9 88 32
2 Burnley 44 24 15 5 87 33
3 Brighton 44 24 15 5 87 30
4 Hull City 45 23 11 11 80 30
5 Derby County 44 21 14 9 77 24
6 Sheff Wed 45 19 17 9 74 22
7 Cardiff 45 17 16 12 67 5
8 Ipswich 45 17 15 13 66 1
9 Birmingham 45 16 14 15 62 4
10 Brentford 45 18 8 19 62 1
11 Preston 45 15 16 14 61 0
12 Leeds Utd 45 14 16 15 58 -8
13 Q.P.R. 44 13 18 13 57 0
14 Wolves 45 13 16 16 55 -6
15 Blackburn 45 12 16 17 52 -2
16 Reading 45 13 13 19 52 -5
17 Forest 45 12 16 17 52 -5
18 Bristol City 45 13 13 19 52 -16
19 Huddersfield 45 13 12 20 51 -7
20 Rotherham 45 13 10 22 49 -14
21 Fulham 45 11 15 19 48 -14
R Charlton 45 9 13 23 40 -37
R MK Dons 45 9 12 24 39 -29
R Bolton 45 5 15 25 30 -39
Latest F1 News
Latest Vital Boxing News

Recent Rotherham United  Results (view all)

Rotherham United  Fixtures (view all)

May 7 2016 12:30PM : Hull City (a)
Sky Bet Championship

Vital Members League Table

RankNamePoints
1.zipadeedoodah1
2.herringthorpe1