Rotherham United - RUFC - Millers Appoint Evans
UK time is: 12:17:03
Vital Login
Social Login

Choose your club

Other Sites

Network Navigation

Vital Partners

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

RUFC - Millers Appoint Evans

Rotherham United have unveiled former Crawley Town boss, Steve Evans as their new manager today.

Former Scottish striker Evans spent his entire footballing career in his native country playing for Clyde, Albion Rovers, Ayr United, Hamilton Academicals and St Johnson before knee ligament damage ended his career in 1986 at the age of just twenty-four.

He began his managerial career with Stamford who he was with from 1994 until resigning in 1998 and moving to Boston United who he managed to from the Southern Football League to the Football Conference in 2000 and subsequently to the Football League in 2002.

In July 2002 Evans was suspended following an FA investigation into 'contract irregularities` of which he was found guilty in December of the same year. Evans was suspended from football for twenty months and was also fined after being found guilty of 'impeding the enquiry`. He returned as Boston manager in March 2004 but in November 2005 was suspended for a year and fined for 'using insulting or abusive words to the match official` in a game a month earlier. In February 2006 Evans was escorted from Blundell Park, at half-time, after berating the fourth official over an incident on the pitch after which Boston Chairman, Jon Sotnick, accused the FA of waging a conspiracy against Evans. In November 2006 Evans was fined and received a one year suspended sentence after admitting conspiracy to evade tax. In May 2007 Boston were relegated back to non-league but Evans pledged his commitment to the club although just a few days later he resigned and took over as manager of Crawley Town.

In the 2008/9 season he received a ten match ban after being sent from the dugout on many occasions but in April last year he clinched promotion with Crawley and was named Manager of the Month in October.

All at Vital Rotherham welcome Steve to the Millers

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

The Journalist

Writer: Herringthorpe  Mail feedback, articles or suggestions

Date:Monday April 9 2012

Time: 11:15AM

Your Comments (oldest first)

Change to most recent first
Oh :(
Report Abuse
09/04/2012 11:18:00

So disappointing!
Report Abuse
09/04/2012 11:36:00

it's coming to somethig when the manager has been suspended more than the players ......... I wonder how much compensation we have had to pay to crawley ????
Report Abuse
09/04/2012 14:51:00

According to the Chairman, Rotherham United and Crawley have 'sorted things' behind the scenes - hmm
Report Abuse
09/04/2012 18:28:00


Have Your Say

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

Recent Rotherham United Articles

RUFC - Reserve Game Change (Wednesday November 25 2015)

RUFC - Ref Watch v Bristol City (Wednesday November 25 2015)

RUFC - Defender Has Ban Reduced (Tuesday November 24 2015)

RUFC - Camp To Leeds? (Tuesday November 24 2015)

RUFC - Fulham Tickets On Sale (Tuesday November 24 2015)

RUFC - Millers Looking For 'Keeper? (Tuesday November 24 2015)

RUFC - Toffolo Extends Loan (Monday November 23 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. herringthorpe 709
2. rybel_b 697
3. sixpence 335
4. mos60 62
5. Millie Miller 30
6. mvmiller 25
7. axholme 15
8. nogginthenog 14
9. miller4life 12
10. zipadeedoodah 8

League Results (view all)

League Table (view table)

Team P W D L GD Pts
18. Forest 17 4 5 8 -5 17
19. Bristol City 17 3 7 7 -9 16
20. Charlton 17 4 4 9 -11 16
21. Huddersfield 17 3 6 8 -9 15
22. MK Dons 17 4 3 10 -9 15
23. Rotherham 17 3 3 11 -15 12
24. Bolton 17 1 8 8 -13 11

Rotherham United  Fixtures (view all)

Breaking League News

Manchester United Goalkeeper linked with Wolves
Wolves : 25/11/2015 10:23:01
RUFC - Reserve Game Change
Rotherham : 25/11/2015 08:58:00
RUFC - Ref Watch v Bristol City
Rotherham : 25/11/2015 08:47:01
The Gary Rowett Saga
Birmingham : 25/11/2015 08:25:01
LUFC On This Day - November 25th
Leeds Utd : 25/11/2015 07:06:00

Current Site Poll (view all polls)

Which Of The Following Ex-Millers Would You Like To See Again In A Rotherham Shirt
Suggested By:  
Alfie 37%
Alan Lee 7%
Alex Revell 16%
Martin McIntosh 11%
Tony Towner 26%
Leo Fortune-West 3%