Rotherham United - RUFC - Scott putting fun back into training
UK time is: 07:09:48
Vital Login
Social Login

Choose your club

Other Sites

Network Navigation

Vital Partners

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

RUFC - Scott putting fun back into training

Vital Rotherham on: facebook

Vital Rotherham on: twitter

Rotherham United Manager, Andy Scott is trying to put the last few games behind him and get the players to put into practice what they do, day-in, day-out, in training.

Scott says they have been trying to lighten the mood in training this week and speaking to MillersPlayer he said, 'In fairness to the players they work very hard in training. But, we are finding it difficult to replicate wheat we do in training in games. At the moment they are making life a little bit harder than they need too, so, this week, we've lightened the mood a little.

'Having the squad we've got and the changes in personnel during the summer, and, although the squad seemed to be clicking well, there are maybe still areas we need to improve on. So, we are making training more fun for them while still getting the quality of work out of them. They are honest boys who are desperate to do well who hate losing. We want to change things around and make sure we get back to where we were and there is no reason why we can't do that. They are good players who are just a bit low on confidence at the moment.

'If I wasn't getting one hundred per cent effort out of the lads then I'd be concerned but they are fantastic. We are looking a little bit nervy and looking like we don't want to make mistakes and looking a little bit inhibitive, whereas, at the beginning of the season, we were free flowing and attacking. Sometimes you can think about things too much when there's no reason to do that. We all want results and sometimes you can put too much pressure on yourself and read too much into things and then you start getting fatigued mentally and then you're in trouble, you make a mistake and it gets even worse.

'We aren't taking the situation lightly but we are trying to improve the general individual mood of people while giving encouragement and positivity because I think that's the way to go. We just need something to fall for us, something to happen that will give us that little bit of a spark and a boost and there'll be no looking back from there.

'It's a fantastic job to be in and every fan would love to be in their place and be on that pitch, Sometimes, I think, you lose sight of the fact that it's a great job to be in and that it's something you should enjoy and make the most of, rather than worrying about things and being concerned about what's going to go wrong. It's a short career and you should enjoy every second of it because you don't know when it's going to end.'


Join The Vital Debate




Use your social login to comment on front page articles. Login using you Facebook, Twitter, Google or LinkedIn accounts and have your say!



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

The Journalist

Writer: Herringthorpe  Mail feedback, articles or suggestions

Date:Thursday October 20 2011

Time: 1:19PM

Your Comments (oldest first)

Change to most recent first
I think the players have been looking on edge too and frightened of making mistakes
herringthorpe
Report Abuse
20/10/2011 13:21:00

 

Have Your Say

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

Recent Rotherham United Articles

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 91
2. rybel_b 76
3. sixpence 39
4. mos60 5
5. mvmiller 1

League Results (view all)

Latest Results

League Table (view table)

Team P W D L GD Pts
18. MK Dons 0 0 0 0 0 0
19. Preston 0 0 0 0 0 0
20. Q.P.R. 0 0 0 0 0 0
21. Reading 0 0 0 0 0 0
22. Rotherham 0 0 0 0 0 0
23. Sheff Wed 0 0 0 0 0 0
24. Wolves 0 0 0 0 0 0

Rotherham United  Fixtures (view all)

Breaking League News

Winger Maguire Set To Leave Wednesday?
Sheff Wed : 03/07/2015 07:00:01
New 2015/16 Wednesdayite Memberships are now on sale
Sheff Wed : 03/07/2015 06:00:00
Boro winger completes move
Middlesbrough : 02/07/2015 21:39:00
LUFC Rosler denies Byram approaches
Leeds Utd : 02/07/2015 20:48:01
LUFC Wood excited to have signed for a massive club
Leeds Utd : 02/07/2015 20:09:01

Current Site Poll (view all polls)

With three players brought in how many more are you expecting before the start of the new season
Suggested By:  
One 0%
Two 0%
Three 20%
Four 40%
Five 20%
More than five 20%