Vital Football

Latest Rotherham United News

RUFC - Club hope floating fans come back

RUFC - Club hope floating fans come back

Rotherham United Chief Operating Officer Paul Douglas is hoping that some of the new people who came to The New York Stadium on Tuesday night will want to come back again.

'For the loyal fans who have stood by us for the last four years Tuesday night would have been brilliant.,' Mr Douglas told Les Payne of The Star. 'For those who were there for the first time probably thought 'this is what football is all about' and may well want some more of it.

'Getting eleven thousand the other night surprised us but it shows us that something is stirring in the town and there is definitely a feel good factor about things now people have experienced the New York Stadium.

'We are working hard at it to encourage new support and do a lot of work with schools and in the community and the new ground is the catalyst for sparking things off.'

I was out with a friend last night who went to her first football match last week and really enjoyed it and will be going back again - just one person I know but I'm sure not the only one.

There have been more than thirty thousand people through the gates/turnstiles of the New York Stadium in just four games - it took two and a half months last season to get that many through the gates at Don Valley. Great isn't it!







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



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

Writer:Herringthorpe
Date:Thursday August 2 2012
Time: 3:07PM

Login to post a comment

Recent Rotherham United Articles

RUFC - Stubbs 'I Know I'm A Good Manager'

Former Manager says he daren't take prospective players to training ground

More Reliable Than A Championship Octopus? (22/2/17)

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

RUFC - Ref Watch v Brentford

The Man in charge of our game on Saturday at Griffin Park will be . . . .

RUFC - Reserves Get Home Win

Good win for Reserves

Archived Vital Rotherham Articles

Vital Rotherham articles from

Site Journalists

Herringthorpe
Editor email
Profile
baldtobeamiller
no email
Profile

Current Poll (see more polls)

Our next two games are away from home. How many points can we get?
Suggested By:
Six12%
Four5%
Three12%
Two1%
One11%
None59%

League Table

# Team P W D L Pts. GD
1 Newcastle 32 22 3 7 69 37
2 Brighton 32 20 8 4 68 28
3 Huddersfield 32 20 4 8 64 8
4 Reading 33 18 6 9 60 5
5 Leeds Utd 33 18 4 11 58 11
6 Sheff Wed 33 17 7 9 58 10
7 Norwich 33 15 6 12 51 11
8 Fulham 31 13 10 8 49 15
9 Barnsley 33 14 7 12 49 4
10 Preston 33 13 10 10 49 4
11 Derby County 32 13 9 10 48 7
12 Cardiff 33 13 6 14 45 -2
13 Ipswich 33 10 11 12 41 -7
14 Brentford 32 11 7 14 40 0
15 Q.P.R. 33 11 7 15 40 -10
16 Birmingham 33 10 10 13 40 -14
17 Aston Villa 32 8 12 12 36 -8
18 Forest 33 10 6 17 36 -12
19 Wolves 31 9 8 14 35 -4
20 Burton 33 9 8 16 35 -13
21 Bristol City 31 9 5 17 32 -4
22 Wigan 33 7 9 17 30 -10
23 Blackburn 31 7 8 16 29 -13
24 Rotherham 33 4 5 24 17 -43
Write for Vital Football
Latest F1 News
Latest Vital Boxing News
The Vital Football Members League

Recent Rotherham United  Results (view all)

Rotherham United  Fixtures (view all)

Feb 25 2017 3:00PM : Brentford (a)
Sky Bet Championship
Mar 4 2017 3:00PM : Aston Villa (H)
Sky Bet Championship
Mar 7 2017 7:45PM : Brighton & Hove Albion (H)
Sky Bet Championship
Mar 11 2017 3:00PM : Wolverhampton Wanderers (a)
Sky Bet Championship
Mar 18 2017 3:00PM : Queens Park Rangers (a)
Sky Bet Championship
Apr 1 2017 3:00PM : Fulham (H)
Sky Bet Championship

Vital Members League Table

RankNamePoints
1.herringthorpe297
2.sixpence179
3.Millie Miller26
4.axholme19
5.mos6018
6.mvmiller13
7.nogginthenog13
8.miller4life13
9.Marky7913
10.Chris Maiden4
Vital Football Comment