Vital Football

Latest Rotherham United News

RUFC - Pope 'Millers never saw the best of me'

RUFC - Pope 'Millers never saw the best of me'

Former Rotherham United striker Tom Pope made the Millers fans squirm in their seats at Vale Park on Saturday afternoon as he proceeded to score four of the home side`s six goals.

Speaking to Vale`s Official Site the twenty-seven year old was obviously pleased to score against his former club, where he was never happy, and said that the Millers had never seen the best of him.

'It`s probably the best day of my footballing career. I`ve had a few decent performances and scored a few vital goals but I think with it being against Rotherham it adds a bit of spice to it all although it would have added a bit more if the right person was there, but he isn`t.

'I had a lot of stick from the fans during my time there and struggled with injuries which I`d never done before. So I know for a fact that Rotherham never saw the best of me. I felt that they gave me a bit too much stick, so it was nice to score and show them what they were missing out on.`

But was he right to come and celebrate his hat-trick in front of the Millers fans?
If you`d been getting stick all afternoon from the travelling fans wouldn`t you have wanted to give a bit back?
Personally, I think it was a gut reaction by Pope and, as he`s said, he wanted to show us what we were missing.

What do you think?



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:Monday September 10 2012
Time: 11:14AM

Best of Vital Network

Login to post a comment

Recent Rotherham United Articles

RUFC - Former Coach Joins Saints

Eric Black moves to Southampton

RUFC - Millers Boss Pleased To Get Forde

Stubbs says new man has 'a lot of potential'

RUFC - Forde Can't Wait To Get Started

Young winger wants to play in the Championship

RUFC - Stubbs Pleased Holden Is Working With Him Again

Millers sing new coach

Archived Vital Rotherham Articles

Vital Rotherham articles from

Site Journalists

Herringthorpe
Editor email
Profile
baldtobeamiller
no email
Profile

Current Poll (see more polls)

Who Will Be The New England Manager
Suggested By:
Gareth Southgate13%
Alan Shearer7%
Harry Rednapp1%
Alan Pardew1%
Big Sam Allardyce15%
Glen 'stating the bl**d*ng obvious' Hoddle7%
Some Foreigner9%
Neil Warnock47%

League Table

# Team P W D L Pts. GD
C Burnley 46 26 15 5 93 37
P Middlesbrough 46 26 11 9 89 32
3 Brighton 46 24 17 5 89 30
4 Hull City 46 24 11 11 83 34
5 Derby County 46 21 15 10 78 23
6 Sheff Wed 46 19 17 10 74 21
7 Ipswich 46 18 15 13 69 2
8 Cardiff 46 17 17 12 68 5
9 Brentford 46 19 8 19 65 5
10 Birmingham 46 16 15 15 63 4
11 Preston 46 15 17 14 62 0
12 Q.P.R. 46 14 18 14 60 0
13 Leeds Utd 46 14 17 15 59 -8
14 Wolves 46 14 16 16 58 -5
15 Blackburn 46 13 16 17 55 0
16 Forest 46 13 16 17 55 -4
17 Reading 46 13 13 20 52 -7
18 Bristol City 46 13 13 20 52 -17
19 Huddersfield 46 13 12 21 51 -11
20 Fulham 46 12 15 19 51 -13
21 Rotherham 46 13 10 23 49 -18
R Charlton 46 9 13 24 40 -40
R MK Dons 46 9 12 25 39 -30
R Bolton 46 5 15 26 30 -40
Latest F1 News
Latest Vital Boxing News

Recent Rotherham United  Results (view all)

Rotherham United  Fixtures (view all)

Vital Members League Table

RankNamePoints
1.herringthorpe310
2.sixpence169
3.Tony Kidding18
4.mos6011
5.mvmiller7
6.axholme4
7.mellowmiller3
8.michael larkin2
9.zipadeedoodah1