Vital Football

Latest Rotherham United News

RUFC - Scott 'difficult to leave players out'

RUFC - Scott  'difficult to leave players out'

'Rotherham United Manager, Andy Scott says it had been difficult to leave someone out of yesterday's squad that travelled to Southend.

Speaking after the win, Scott said, 'The last three or four weeks in training there`s been a real difference in what they`ve done.  It`s been difficult training with the weather conditions but the players have embraced everything we`ve done.

'People were left at home today and Ben Pringle, who travelled, really deserved to be on the bench, but didn`t make it because everyone has been right on it.  I mean we had Grabbs (Lewis Grabban) our top goal scorer on the bench but with Shaun (Harrad) coming in it gave us an opportunity to give him a break.

'With the injuries and suspensions we`ve had it has been difficult and we looked solid tonight.  But we knew we`d have to be solid here and had to dominate those midfield areas..  They did a job on us at Don Valley and they are at the top of the league because they do the right things week-in week-out.  We knew we had to get the ball out wide and get it to our front players who linked up extremely well.'

Talking about the clean sheet, Scott said, 'We knew how they play.  I`ve watched them against Port Vale a few weeks ago and we watched the Plymouth DVD on the way down so we know that Dickinson is a handful and Mohsni goes up front and they have plenty of runners from midfield.  Johnny Mullins came into the side and it was as though he`d never been out and we`ve got real competition for places.  We`ve got Michael Raynes to come back, Cress (Ryan Cresswell) is chomping on the bit and Tongey (Dale Tonge) is on the bench while Bradders (Mark Bradley) came in and did very well tonight.  We`ve not got the biggest squad but that`s the way I wanted it to have a tight group who all want to come in and play and, like I say, there are people who aren`t involved tonight who it has been very difficult to leave off the bench.  But they are decisions I have to make.'





Join The Vital Debate



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

Writer:Herringthorpe
Date:Saturday February 11 2012
Time: 12:44PM

Best of Vital Network

-

Login to post a comment

Recent Rotherham United Articles

Millers v Barnsley Preview

Rotherham United make the short journey to Barnsley today which is the first time the pair have met since there since November 2005.

Barnsley came up via the Play-offs from League One last seas

RUFC - Three Young Players Out On Loan

Millers let three youngsters go out for experience

RUFC - Pay On The Day At Oakwell

Millers fans can get tickets on the gate tomorrow

RUFC - Tom Hoping Millers Can Surprise A Few People

Midfielder says team not getting carried away

Archived Vital Rotherham Articles

Vital Rotherham articles from

Site Journalists

Herringthorpe
Editor email
Profile
baldtobeamiller
no email
Profile

Current Poll (see more polls)

Our First Derby Game Of The Season v Barnsley. Will The Millers Get A Win?
Suggested By:
Yes!60%
No38%

League Table

# Team P W D L Pts. GD
1 Huddersfield 4 3 1 0 10 3
2 Brighton 4 2 2 0 8 6
3 Wolves 4 2 2 0 8 4
4 Norwich 4 2 2 0 8 4
5 Fulham 4 2 2 0 8 2
6 Burton 5 2 1 2 7 1
7 Q.P.R. 4 2 0 2 6 2
8 Newcastle 4 2 0 2 6 2
9 Brentford 4 2 0 2 6 1
10 Barnsley 4 2 0 2 6 0
11 Bristol City 4 2 0 2 6 0
12 Forest 4 2 0 2 6 -2
13 Aston Villa 4 1 2 1 5 2
14 Ipswich 4 1 2 1 5 0
15 Birmingham 4 1 2 1 5 -1
16 Cardiff 4 1 2 1 5 -1
17 Derby County 5 1 2 2 5 -2
18 Wigan 4 1 1 2 4 1
19 Leeds Utd 4 1 1 2 4 -2
20 Sheff Wed 4 1 1 2 4 -3
21 Reading 4 1 1 2 4 -4
22 Rotherham 4 1 1 2 4 -5
23 Preston 4 1 0 3 3 -1
24 Blackburn 4 0 1 3 1 -7
Latest F1 News
Latest Vital Boxing News

Recent Rotherham United  Results (view all)

Rotherham United  Fixtures (view all)

Vital Members League Table

RankNamePoints
1.herringthorpe472
2.sixpence304
3.mos6042
4.mvmiller40
5.nearlyataff36
6.Marky7927
7.axholme27
8.Millie Miller21
9.nogginthenog20
10.miller4life17