UK time is: 01:18:51
Vital Login
Social Login

Choose your club

Other Sites

Network Navigation

Vital Partners

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

RUFC - Scott takes positives from yesterday

Rotherham United Manager, Andy Scott said that he was going to take positives out of the nil-nil draw with Macclesfield yesterday.

Speaking to Radio Sheffield after the game, Scott said, 'The conditions were difficult with the wind but we had the better chances.

'The first half was a little bit lack lustre from both sides and, although we had Jon's (Harley) shot and a couple of good crosses in the box but we didn't pass it as well as we wanted too. In the second half we passed it reasonably well maybe the tempo with the passing was a little bit slow but we were up hill and against the wind. When we got in the final third the crosses into the box didn't go in early enough but, having said that, we've probably had six or seven shots on target in the second half and Brett (Williams) shot smashed the crossbar and Grabbs (Lewis Grabban) brought a good save from the 'keeper with a header so we created lots of chances. It's frustrating that we haven't won the game but it's the second clean sheet in a row and a good basis to build on.

'Brett Williams looked good when he came on and we had other players who contributed but we didn't do it for ninety minutes. We said at half-time that we needed to up the tempo although we did well in the first half winning the ball back and restricting them to a few chances. Their formation made it difficult and we had to get the ball wide quickly and in the second half Tongey (Dale Tonge) and Jon Harley were able to get on the ball more and give it to our wide players better and we stretched them but once we got into the final third the cross didn't come in or it was in the wrong area.

'They make it very difficult for you with long throws and free kicks and corners. They're a very, very big side and it's always a tough place to come but there was a little bit more quality probably needed to get the three points.'



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




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:Tuesday December 27 2011

Time: 2:00PM

 

Have Your Say

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

Recent Articles

RUFC - Alan Lee, Alan, Alan, Alan Lee (Thursday April 17 2014)

RUFC - Skipper Looking For Commitment (Thursday April 17 2014)

RUFC - Millers To Return To Scotland (Thursday April 17 2014)

RUFC - Head-to-Head v Wolves (Thursday April 17 2014)

RUFC - Ref Watch v Wolves (Wednesday April 16 2014)

RUFC - Webb 'Fantastic Honour' For NYS (Wednesday April 16 2014)

RUFC - Ticket Update (Tuesday April 15 2014)

Archived 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 622
2. herringthorpe 501
3. sixpence 258
4. mos60 94
5. MILLER NEZ 38
6. nearlyataff 37
7. Millie Miller 29
8. axholme 17
9. nogginthenog 15
10. mvmiller 13

League Results (view all)

League Table (view table)

Team P W D L GD Pts
1. Wolves 42 28 9 5 51 93
2. Brentford 42 26 9 7 29 87
3. Leyton Orient 42 23 11 8 39 80
4. Rotherham 42 22 13 7 28 79
5. Preston 42 21 16 5 23 79
6. Peterborough 42 21 4 17 10 67
7. Swindon 42 17 9 16 5 60

Breaking League News

Management Respond To Tranmere Victory
Crawley : 17/04/2014 23:47:00
Coventry City 1992/93 - Alive and Kicking (Part 9)
Coventry : 17/04/2014 21:57:00
SUFC Sheffield United Greatest Ever
Sheff Utd : 17/04/2014 21:46:00
RUFC - Soon Be Time To Sort Out Contracts
Rotherham : 17/04/2014 19:01:00
Ref Watch: Bantams v Posh - Sky Bet League One
Peterborough : 17/04/2014 19:00:00
Blades to put another nail in Stevenage coffin?
Sheff Utd : 17/04/2014 18:00:00
Easter Part 1 - Crawley (A)
Leyton Orient : 17/04/2014 17:18:00

Current Site Poll (view all polls)

Which of these loanees would you like to see back next season
Suggested By:  
James Tavernier 64%
Haris Vuckic 7%
Miles Addison 7%
Richie Smallwood 7%
Tom Hitchcock 15%
None 0%