Vital Football

Latest Rotherham United News

RUFC - Scott 'character of players terrific'

RUFC - Scott  'character of players terrific'

Rotherham United Manager, Andy Scott had difficulty catching his breath after the Millers came back from three-nil down to get a three-three draw.

Speaking to Radio Sheffield after his team engineered one of the best come backs in many-a-year, Scott said, 'In the first half we knew they were going to launch balls at us, play three up and be physical and we didn`t cope with it again. We played too high, were chasing things and didn`t cover round. And we didn`t get the rub of the green.

'In the second half we got the line right and got our wide players tucking in a little more in better areas so we can get on the ball. Second half there was only one team who were going to win and as soon as we got the second we knew we were going to be in to it. Jaybo (Jason Taylor) had a fantastic chance towards the end when he`s gone through and they got a good block in. The character of the fellow`s was terrific and to come back from three down to get a point was fantastic.

'The disappointing thing is that we`re having to drive what goes on at half-time. Teams are just basically pumping the ball into us and it`s costing us although in the second half they did the same and we dealt with it comfortably and they didn`t have an answer. We had a lot of the ball and crosses into the box and we were much the better side.

'The goal we scored gave us a lift but it took us thirty-five minutes to get that lift. Three-nil down to a team that are fourth in the league, we were the better side which we proved in the second half. There were questions asked at half-time and, in fairness to them, they`ve answered them. But we`ve got to play with that intensity and that fire from the off and that`s what we`ve got to get into their heads.

'We`ve got players who can change games. Schoey (Danny Schofield) who can get on the ball and Tongey (Dale Tonge) was excellent and Gareth Evans was outstanding again. Our front players are good players but defensively we are having to score two, three and four goals just to win games which we can`t always do. As a group, defensively, we`ve got to do better.

'We lost the battle in midfield for the first half-hour. We got closer in the second half and dominated and their three never affected our two. We won headers aggressively and we won challenges and balls that were dropping we were first too and causing them problems.


'Once the penny drops we`ve got half a chance. We`ve drawn the last two and we`ve only really played for forty-five minutes each game. If we start the game properly we win them. Looking at the second half today we can take a lot of confidence and a lot of positives out of it but we have to learn from the first half.`




Join The Vital Debate

Don`t forget, you can also catch 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 October 26 2011
Time: 10:33AM

Login to post a comment

Recent Rotherham United Articles

RUFC - Warne Disappointed For Fans

Warney emotional after deafeat

RUFC - Warney 'Hugely Disappointed' After Defeat

Caretaker Boss want to win for fans

Millers Go For A Burton

Rotherham United slipped to their fifteenth game without a win this afternoon at the Pirelli Stadium with a two-one loss to Burton Albion.

The Millers started the game well under Paul Warne's

Millers v Brewers Preview

Rotherham United go to the Pirelli Stadium this afternoon with temporary Manager Paul Warne in charge after Kenny Jackett's surprise resignation earlier this week.

Rock bottom Rotherham will b

Archived Vital Rotherham Articles

Vital Rotherham articles from

Site Journalists

Herringthorpe
Editor email
Profile
baldtobeamiller
no email
Profile

Current Poll (see more polls)

Who Would You Like As Next Rotherham Manager
Suggested By:
Ronnie Moore20%
Tony Mowbray3%
The Neville Brothers1%
Stevie Gerard7%
Keith Hill14%
Kevin Blackwell41%
Other14%

League Table

# Team P W D L Pts. GD
1 Newcastle 19 13 1 5 40 21
2 Brighton 19 11 6 2 39 17
3 Reading 19 10 4 5 34 1
4 Leeds Utd 19 10 2 7 32 3
5 Birmingham 19 8 7 4 31 2
6 Sheff Wed 19 9 4 6 31 1
7 Norwich 19 9 3 7 30 4
8 Huddersfield 19 9 3 7 30 -3
9 Derby County 19 8 5 6 29 4
10 Fulham 19 7 7 5 28 9
11 Bristol City 19 8 3 8 27 4
12 Barnsley 19 7 4 8 25 3
13 Forest 19 7 4 8 25 1
14 Preston 19 7 4 8 25 1
15 Aston Villa 19 5 10 4 25 1
16 Ipswich 19 6 6 7 24 -2
17 Q.P.R. 19 6 5 8 23 -8
18 Brentford 19 6 4 9 22 -2
19 Burton 19 5 7 7 22 -4
20 Wolves 19 5 6 8 21 -3
21 Blackburn 19 5 5 9 20 -7
22 Cardiff 19 5 4 10 19 -12
23 Wigan 19 4 6 9 18 -5
24 Rotherham 19 1 4 14 7 -26
Write for Vital Football
Latest F1 News
Latest Vital Boxing News
The Vital Football Members League

Recent Rotherham United  Results (view all)

Rotherham United  Fixtures (view all)

Dec 10 2016 3:00PM : Queens Park Rangers (H)
Sky Bet Championship
Dec 13 2016 7:45PM : Fulham (a)
Sky Bet Championship
Dec 17 2016 3:00PM : Sheffield Wednesday (a)
Sky Bet Championship
Dec 26 2016 3:00PM : Wigan Athletic (H)
Sky Bet Championship
Dec 29 2016 7:45PM : Burton Albion (H)
Sky Bet Championship
Jan 2 2017 3:00PM : Leeds United (a)
Sky Bet Championship

Vital Members League Table

RankNamePoints
1.herringthorpe44
2.sixpence18
3.Marky7917
4.mos6012
5.mvmiller6
6.miller4life5
7.nogginthenog1
Vital Football Comment