UK time is: 08:49:48
Vital Login
Social Login

Choose your club

Other Sites

Network Navigation

Vital Partners

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

RUFC - Millers Whittle it down to Five

Rotherham United have managed to whittle down the forty plus applicants for the new Manager`s job to just five.

Speaking to MillersPlayer, Chief Operating Officer, Paul Douglas said, 'Tony (Stewart), myself and other board members met this morning and we`ve managed to narrow the large number of candidates to five.

'We are planning to start interviewing later this week and it`s likely that there could be an appointment this week. The five we`ve got it down to have been contacted and we will arrange convenient times for meeting them towards the back end of the week.

'There have been some very high calibre applications but we feel that the right candidate is within the five. It`s always a very subjective process because it`s really difficult to analyse as effectively as you`d like to. Managers have been successful at other clubs but it could have been the circumstances there that made them successful or unsuccessful. All that has to be born in mind and you try your best to be as objective as you can and I think that`s what we`ve done. Of the five they have varying ages and varying levels of experience and Tony, in particular, is really keen that they have the right passion about the work that they do, which has been a key characteristic that we look for which is a common characteristic of all the people we are interviewing.`

Asked if current caretaker-manager, Darren Patterson had put in for the job, Mr Douglas said, 'No, he hasn`t. He was asked to take over as caretaker after Andy`s (Scott) departure and has done that to the best of his capabilities under very difficult circumstances. We are very grateful to him, he`s doing a good job and his side played really well on Saturday and, albeit for some sloppy defending, we could have pulled off a good win for ourselves.`



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:Monday March 26 2012

Time: 4:30PM

Your Comments

No mention of who the five are then???
rybel_b
Not that they are admitting to
herringthorpe
Anyone you fancy?
SFC Forever
Jose Mourinho - but I can't think he'll come.
herringthorpe
LOL!!!
tc0001
 

Have Your Say

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

Recent Rotherham United Articles

RUFC - Reserves Lose First Game (Thursday September 18 2014)

RUFC - Ref Watch v Charlton (Thursday September 18 2014)

RUFC - View From The Opposition - Bolton (Thursday September 18 2014)

RUFC - Brandy Out On Loan (Wednesday September 17 2014)

RUFC - Rayns Disappointed After Defeat (Wednesday September 17 2014)

Mason Hat Trick Leaves Millers With Nothing (Wednesday September 17 2014)

Stats: Bolton Wanderers v Rotherham United (Wednesday September 17 2014)

Millers v Bolton Preview (Tuesday September 16 2014)

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 696
2. herringthorpe 581
3. sixpence 317
4. miller4life 205
5. mos60 25
6. mvmiller 22
7. Millie Miller 18
8. axholme 14
9. nogginthenog 12
10. nearlyataff 8

League Results (view all)

League Table (view table)

Team P W D L GD Pts
16. Wigan 7 2 2 3 1 8
17. Cardiff 7 2 2 3 -1 8
18. Brighton 7 2 1 4 -2 7
19. Rotherham 7 2 1 4 -4 7
20. Birmingham 7 1 3 3 -7 6
21. Bolton 7 1 2 4 -5 5
22. Huddersfield 7 1 2 4 -8 5

Breaking League News

Man of the Match: David Edgar
Birmingham : 19/09/2014 08:26:00
Pannu Out of BCFC
Birmingham : 19/09/2014 08:21:00
Howe: Our principles will remain the same
Bournemouth : 19/09/2014 08:19:00
Elphick: We need to be brave on the ball
Bournemouth : 19/09/2014 08:13:00
Francis: It's become a recurring theme
Bournemouth : 19/09/2014 08:10:00

Current Site Poll (view all polls)

How Many Loan Players Do You Think We Need When The Window Opens?
Suggested By:  
None 24%
One 23%
Two 11%
More 42%