Vital Football

Latest Rotherham United News

RUFC - 'Evans We were the better team'

RUFC - 'Evans We were the better team'

Rotherham United Manager, Steve Evans said he thought his side deserved to be in the draw for the next round of the Capital One Cup.

Speaking to Radio Sheffield after the game at the KC Stadium yesterday the Millers Boss said, 'Apart from the first fifteen minutes I thought we took the game to the Championship side and I think we`ve dominated the chances and dominated the play. We were the better team and I think Steve Bruce is an honest man and will say the same. I can`t ask my players to do anymore regards effort and commitment and we got in some good areas but maybe we could do better in the final third. But that will come and this game will stand us in good stead going into next Saturday.

'I think the referee had a poor game and we are all baffled why he didn`t give us a penalty, though he`s not the excuse why we lost the game. The referee said the guy got the ball then the man and I think he was the only person in the KC Stadium who sees it like that.`

Speaking about the Millers scorer, Lionel Ainsworth, who`s goal was quite a special one yesterday, Evans said, 'His all round game was good and he gave us some energy out on the right hand side and Hull`s left back had a right problem dealing with him. We`ve been fighting to get the wee man fully fit and we always had the plan today that he would play a big part although he played a bit longer than we thought he might have done.`

Also mentioning goalkeeper Scott Shearer, who made some good saves yesterday, Evans didn`t blame him for Hull`s equaliser that seemed to ricochet off him and a Millers defender to the feet of McLean who scored, Evans said, 'they were very fortunate to get that goal today.`



I actually disagree with Steve Evans a little - I think the referee and officials had a big part in the fact that we lost the game yesterday. They were dreadful. Every time Steve Bruce or his players put their arms in the air the referee gave them a decision. It looked a stalwart penalty to me - and there was one earlier where their player handled in the area too which I`ve seen given. But, I do agree that we were the better side.



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:Sunday August 12 2012
Time: 10:28AM

Login to post a comment

Recent Rotherham United Articles

500,000+ Season Tickets Sold In 2016/17

More than 500,000 Season Tickets were sold in the Football League pyramid for the 2016/17 season.

RUFC - Warne Call To Fans 'Get Behind The Lads'

'It's amazing when fans are on your side,' says Caretaker Boss

RUFC - Price 'If I Have To Play I'll Be Ready'

Millers 'keeper not phased by having to replace Camp

RUFC - Warney - This Could Be Millers Cup Final

Millers Caretaker Boss trying to make sure players are happy in training

Archived Vital Rotherham Articles

Vital Rotherham articles from

Site Journalists

Herringthorpe
Editor email
Profile
baldtobeamiller
no email
Profile

Current Poll (see more polls)

Who Would You Like As Next Rotherham Manager
Suggested By:
Ronnie Moore13%
Tony Mowbray5%
The Neville Brothers2%
Stevie Gerard7%
Keith Hill18%
Kevin Blackwell50%
Other5%

League Table

# Team P W D L Pts. GD
1 Newcastle 19 13 1 5 40 21
2 Brighton 18 11 5 2 38 17
3 Reading 18 10 4 4 34 6
4 Birmingham 18 8 7 3 31 5
5 Leeds Utd 18 9 2 7 29 1
6 Huddersfield 18 9 2 7 29 -3
7 Sheff Wed 18 8 4 6 28 0
8 Norwich 18 8 3 7 27 -1
9 Derby County 18 7 5 6 26 3
10 Fulham 18 6 7 5 25 4
11 Aston Villa 18 5 10 3 25 3
12 Preston 18 7 4 7 25 2
13 Forest 19 7 4 8 25 1
14 Bristol City 18 7 3 8 24 2
15 Ipswich 18 6 6 6 24 0
16 Q.P.R. 19 6 5 8 23 -8
17 Brentford 18 6 4 8 22 3
18 Barnsley 18 6 4 8 22 0
19 Wolves 19 5 6 8 21 -3
20 Burton 18 4 7 7 19 -5
21 Blackburn 18 5 4 9 19 -7
22 Wigan 18 4 6 8 18 -4
23 Cardiff 18 5 3 10 18 -12
24 Rotherham 18 1 4 13 7 -25
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)

Dec 3 2016 3:00PM : Burton Albion (a)
Sky Bet Championship
Dec 10 2016 3:00PM : Queens Park Rangers (H)
Sky Bet Championship
Dec 13 2016 7:45PM : Fulham (a)
Sky Bet Championship
Dec 17 2016 3:00PM : Sheffield Wednesday (a)
Sky Bet Championship
Dec 26 2016 3:00PM : Wigan Athletic (H)
Sky Bet Championship
Dec 29 2016 7:45PM : Burton Albion (H)
Sky Bet Championship

Vital Members League Table

RankNamePoints
1.herringthorpe33
2.Marky7917
3.sixpence16
4.mos6012
5.mvmiller5
6.nogginthenog1
The Vital Football Members League