Vital Football

Latest Rotherham United News

RUFC - Webb enjoyed Tuesday's game

RUFC - Webb enjoyed Tuesday's game

Rotherham United fan and World Cup Referee, Howard Webb MBE, said it was a 'good experience' after refereeing the friendly game between the Millers and Sheffield Wednesday on Tuesday evening at Don Valley.

Speaking to The Advertiser, the forty year old FIFA listed official said, 'It's always a pleasure to referee these friendlies because you don't get a chance during the regular season with the local sides.

'Everyone knows I'm a Rotherham fan and you just hope there is nothing controversial or that you deliberately go the other way with the decisions.'

After going two down the Millers did manage to pull one back, and Howard did admit that he hoped it would end up a draw. 'When we scored I looked over to the main stand to see where my lad, Jack was and I could see him dancing about in his Le Fondre shirt. David Prutton, the Wednesday player, asked me how long there was left and when I said two minutes he said, 'surely there is four or five left.' I just said, 'my lad's a Rotherham fan and he'll kill me if we blow up early with us pushing at two-one!'

Howard went on to say that he enjoyed the game and thought it was a fair result.


Join The Vital Debate


Vital Rotherham on: facebook

Vital Rotherham on: twitter



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

Writer:Herringthorpe
Date:Saturday July 23 2011
Time: 9:06AM

Login to post a comment

Recent Rotherham United Articles

RUFC - Warne Thought Millers Deserved At Least One Point

Warney after yesterday's defeat

Millers Lose On The Road

Rotherham United are still looking for their first away win of the season - actually their first away win since April 2016 - after coming back from one down yesterday afternoon at Peterborough to lose

Stats: Peterborough v Rotherham United

All the stats from Peterborough (2) vs (1) Rotherham United, London Road, 19 August 2017 3.00pm Att: 6,344 (1,068 Millers)

Milers v Posh Preview

Rotherham United travel to London Road today on the back of a five-nil home win last weekend.

Peterborough have won both their league games so far this season, the last one being away at Bristo

Archived Vital Rotherham Articles

Vital Rotherham articles from

Site Journalists

Herringthorpe
Editor email
Profile
baldtobeamiller
no email
Profile

Current Poll (see more polls)

When Is Your Next Match Watching The Millers?
Suggested By:
Huddersfield away in the Cup0%
Charlton at home100%
The Sunday game at Portsmouth0%
At home against Bury0%
Vital Football Comment
Latest F1 News
Latest Vital Boxing News
Write for Vital Football

Recent Rotherham United  Results (view all)

Rotherham United  Fixtures (view all)

Vital Members League Table

RankNamePoints
1.herringthorpe284
2.sixpence173
3.mos6069
4.Millie Miller25
5.Marky7919
6.mvmiller19
7.miller4life15
8.nogginthenog14
9.nearlyataff14
10.axholme13
The Vital Football Members League