UK time is: 16:31:35
Vital Login
Social Login

Choose your club

Other Sites

Network Navigation

Vital Partners

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

RUFC - Scott 'half-time rant did trick'

Rotherham United Manager, Andy Scott says that the half-time rant he had against Morecambe last month could well have been the turning point in the clubs season.

The Millers went into the dressing room at half-time three-one down at Christie Park and looking very sorry for themselves.

Speaking to Les Payne of The Star, Scott said, '"I can see myself now in the changing room, how I lost it and went for it, the first time I`d had to do it. It does seem to have worked, but I don`t want to have to do it again.

'There now seems to have been a realisation among the group that, as staff, we do know what we are talking about and, that it`s done the way we want them to do it, it works. The performance in the second half at Morecambe is one of the best you`re going to see. Since then the penny seems to have dropped about them doing what we want them to do.`

The Millers had gone three down in thirty-seven minutes to a Gary McDonald goal and two penalties from Laurence Wilson before the Millers themselves got a penalty which Lewis Grabban duly put away. Gareth Evans and Alex Revell got goals in the second half to give the Millers a point from the game.

Carrying on, Scott said, 'They knew I meant business and, from my point of view, the way the whole psyche of the players changed at half-time. If they weren`t going to do what we wanted them to, then they wouldn`t be playing for me.

'After a difficult spell and criticism, some justified, it has brought us together and galvanised us as a group. And now we want to keep that going.`




Join The Vital Debate

Vital Rotherham on: facebook

Vital Rotherham on: twitter




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:Friday November 25 2011

Time: 9:08AM

 

Have Your Say

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

Recent Rotherham United Articles

RUFC - Ref Watch v Reading (Monday April 27 2015)

RUFC -Championship Round-Up (Monday April 27 2015)

RUFC - Millers Award Night (Sunday April 26 2015)

RUFC - Jordan Wants To Start (Saturday April 25 2015)

RUFC - Evans Post Norwich (Saturday April 25 2015)

Bowery Earns Millers A Point (Saturday April 25 2015)

Millers v Canaries Preview (Saturday April 25 2015)

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. rybel_b 1000
2. herringthorpe 958
3. sixpence 245
4. mos60 51
5. mvmiller 36
6. Millie Miller 28
7. miller4life 25
8. nogginthenog 20
9. axholme 20
10. zipadeedoodah 9

League Results (view all)

League Table (view table)

Team P W D L GD Pts
18. Bolton 44 13 12 19 -9 51
19. Reading 44 12 11 21 -23 47
20. Brighton 45 10 16 19 -10 46
21. Rotherham 44 10 15 19 -22 45
22. Millwall 45 9 14 22 -32 41
23. Wigan 45 9 12 24 -22 39
24. Blackpool 45 4 13 28 -55 25

Breaking League News

Dunn Confirms Ewood Departure
Blackburn : 27/04/2015 16:23:01
A Long Rhodes Since
Blackburn : 27/04/2015 16:11:01
Bowyer On Great Huddersfield Effort
Blackburn : 27/04/2015 16:06:01
Clark Reacts To Cardiff Defeat
Blackpool : 27/04/2015 15:45:00
My Player Of The Season
Norwich : 27/04/2015 14:53:01

Current Site Poll (view all polls)

Will We Stay Up?
Suggested By:  
YES 60%
No 40%