UK time is: 22:25:04
Vital Login
Social Login

Choose your club

Other Sites

Network Navigation

Vital Partners

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

RUFC - Chairman 'no excuses'

Rotherham United Chairman Tony Stewart says that everyone will be a little nervous tomorrow as the Millers play the first ever league game at the New York Stadium.

Yes most of us have already been to the new stadium and marvelled at our 'new home' with the friendly games and then last week the Cup took over but, let's be honest, it's the League that's the bread and butter to our club.

Speaking to The Advertiser Mr Stewart said, 'It's a big occasion and there are league points at stake - but there is so much more to be excited about.

'The response to the new stadium has been incredible and I go down every day and see people walking round it and saying nice things about it. The four home games we've had so far couldn't have gone better with the away supporters joining in with the spirit of the thing. With the kop filled against Sheffield United the sound generated resonated around and made the hair stand on end - something we never had a Don Valley. And the enthusiasm of the crowd made a difference to the players and the Manager had a smile on his face when he heard the chants adopted for him.'

Speaking about this season in League Two, Mr Stewart said, 'Make no mistake, the first three league games are going to be a challenge and we will need to be on our mettle but that's something we will relish. Everybody talks about a good start but we have a fresh momentum because we have a new ground and a new manager and we demand three points. The team knows that, the manager knows that and with everything in place there will be no excuses.'

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:Friday August 17 2012

Time: 8:35AM

 

Have Your Say

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

Recent Rotherham United Articles

RUFC - Ref Watch v Bolton (Monday January 26 2015)

RUFC - On This Day - 25 January (Sunday January 25 2015)

RUFC - Skarz Signs For U's (Saturday January 24 2015)

RUFC - Chairman 'We're Still Learning' (Saturday January 24 2015)

RUFC - Scrap FA Cup Replays? Yes Or No? (Saturday January 24 2015)

RUFC - Chairman Looking To The Future (Friday January 23 2015)

RUFC - Gaffer On Skarz Departure (Friday January 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. rybel_b 1242
2. herringthorpe 1090
3. sixpence 476
4. mos60 47
5. miller4life 25
6. Millie Miller 23
7. axholme 17
8. mvmiller 16
9. nogginthenog 13
10. sthelensmiller 8

League Results (view all)

League Table (view table)

Team P W D L GD Pts
18. Reading 26 8 6 12 -11 30
19. Brighton 27 6 11 10 -5 29
20. Leeds Utd 26 6 8 12 -11 26
21. Rotherham 26 5 11 10 -12 26
22. Millwall 26 5 8 13 -19 23
23. Wigan 27 4 9 14 -10 21
24. Blackpool 26 3 7 16 -29 16

Breaking League News

Hooiveld Does Make Den Move
Millwall : 26/01/2015 21:28:00
RUFC - Evans Not Sure If Pringle Will Stay
Rotherham : 26/01/2015 20:09:00
LUFC Bamba - Easy decision to join Leeds
Leeds Utd : 26/01/2015 20:06:00
Another boring cup draw for Royals
Reading : 26/01/2015 19:56:00
Derby Host Reading
Derby County : 26/01/2015 19:47:00

Current Site Poll (view all polls)

Should FA Cup Replays Be Scrapped?
Suggested By:  
Yes 34%
No 44%
Not Sure 22%