Vital Football

Latest Rotherham United News

RUFC - Millers Manager to look at options

RUFC - Millers Manager to look at options

Join The Vital Debate




Rotherham United Manager, Andy Scott says he is looking at the options he has if he feels he has to change the side against Gillingham tomorrow.

'We've got games coming thick and fast but when the players are doing well and wanting to keep their places it's difficult to leave them out. But, you can't flog a dead horse and sometimes it's better to take players out and give them a little rest.

'Grabs (Lewis Grabban) has had a rest for the last three games and he's fresh and we've got players on the bench who are desperate to be involved so we've got options and that's good. Hopefully Schoey (Danny Schofield) should be back available which is another one to add to the list so we're in good form.

'The players are desperate to play but they also understand that we've got a lot of games and, the way that we play, anyone who is feeling a little bit tired will be holding us back but they want to play and are determined to stay in the side.

'We've got players who have played a lot of games this season so we are looking at all options in every position. But we've also got players who have come in late and not done the pre-season we've done so aren't quite as fit as the other lads and so that's got to be looked at.

'Michael Raynes has been unlucky not to be involved recently because, until his sending off, he was playing and so him and Cress (Ryan Cresswell) are both available for tomorrow night. Prings (Ben Pringle) has worked hard and we've had a good chat about the way he would fit into the squad and, I think, he's now realised that it wasn't working the way he wanted to do it and if he does it the way I want it to be done, he's got a chance and he's been rewarded by having a place on the bench. In fairness, he's been terrific in training but everyone has a chance here, the door is never shut but he's taken his time to get there and the only thing now is that he hasn't had games.

'The good thing is that we've got no injuries and people might be feeling a little bit tired after the game on Saturday but we expect that because they've given their all and have come off the pitch on their hands and knees sometimes - and that's what we are looking for, players who give their all. They recover very quickly and have been given programmes to do and we look after them and make sure they are prepared for the next game.'



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

Writer:Herringthorpe
Date:Monday February 20 2012
Time: 5:32PM

Login to post a comment

Recent Rotherham United Articles

RUFC - Head-to-Head v Preston North End

A few facts and figures of previous games between the Millers and Preston

RUFC - Millers Reserves Win Last Game

Rotherham Reserves win away at Mansfield

RUFC - Reserves In Action This Afternoon

Last game for Reserves today

More Reliable Than A Championship Octopus? (24/4/17)

Time for the new special computer that crunches the numbers to determine the final Championship positions for 2016/17.

Archived Vital Rotherham Articles

Vital Rotherham articles from

Site Journalists

Herringthorpe
Editor email
Profile
baldtobeamiller
no email
Profile

Current Poll (see more polls)

Just One Away Game Left This Season - v Preston. How Will It Go?
Suggested By:
Millers Will Win37%
It Will Be A Goalless Draw2%
A Draw - But There Will Be Goals17%
Another Defeat44%

League Table

# Team P W D L Pts. GD
P Brighton 44 28 8 8 92 35
P Newcastle 44 27 7 10 88 40
3 Huddersfield 44 25 6 13 81 3
4 Reading 44 24 7 13 79 1
5 Sheff Wed 44 23 9 12 78 15
6 Fulham 44 21 13 10 76 27
7 Leeds Utd 44 22 7 15 73 14
8 Norwich 44 19 9 16 66 12
9 Brentford 44 18 9 17 63 12
10 Derby County 44 17 12 15 63 2
11 Preston 44 16 13 15 61 2
12 Aston Villa 44 16 13 15 61 0
13 Cardiff 44 16 11 17 59 -2
14 Barnsley 44 15 12 17 57 0
15 Wolves 44 15 10 19 55 -3
16 Ipswich 44 13 16 15 55 -6
17 Bristol City 44 14 9 21 51 -6
18 Burton 44 13 12 19 51 -12
19 Q.P.R. 44 14 8 22 50 -12
20 Forest 44 13 9 22 48 -11
21 Birmingham 44 11 14 19 47 -22
22 Blackburn 44 10 15 19 45 -15
23 Wigan 44 10 11 23 41 -16
R Rotherham 44 5 6 33 21 -58
Vital Football Comment
Latest F1 News
Latest Vital Boxing News
Write for Vital Football

Recent Rotherham United  Results (view all)

Rotherham United  Fixtures (view all)

Apr 29 2017 3:00PM : Preston North End (a)
Sky Bet Championship
May 7 2017 12:00PM : Derby County (H)
Sky Bet Championship

Vital Members League Table

RankNamePoints
1.herringthorpe331
2.sixpence168
3.Millie Miller31
4.Chris Maiden28
5.mos6023
6.miller4life20
7.axholme20
8.nogginthenog17
9.mvmiller3
The Vital Football Members League