Rotherham United - RUFC - A Plea from a Fellow Miller
UK time is: 04:07:41
Vital Login
Social Login

Choose your club

Other Sites

Network Navigation

Vital Partners

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

RUFC - A Plea from a Fellow Miller

Vital Rotherham on: facebook

Vital Rotherham on: twitter

Rotherham United fan, Danny Brailsford, has a plea for fellow fans regarding Manager Steve Evans.

Millers boss Evans has received a six-week football stadium ban for an incident that happened while he was still Manager of Crawley Town and the club, and Evans, have put out a statement saying 'Rotherham United acknowledge the decision of the FA today and will work closely with Steve Evans to ensure the penalty imposed does not affect our objectives for this season.

Steve Evans has issued the following statement: 'I am very disappointed by the decision, however for the good of Rotherham United I accept the verdict and will move on with no further comment.''

Danny, who some of you may know from his involvement with the Rotherham United Nostalgia Society and others simply by being a big Millers fan, is asking other Millers to show their support for Steve Evans and says, 'It appears that our Manager is being penalised for something that happened while he was the Manager of Crawley Town.

'We all saw the fracas when Crawley played Bradford in March last season but how often do similar incidents happen at other grounds but don't get reported? It seems to me that, once again, Steve Evans is being punished for the person he is reported to be.

'I have met Steve on numerous occasions at various events and functions and have always found him to be very friendly, sociable, helpful and a thoroughly nice guy.

'I expect him to get even more abuse from other teams' supporters over this incident and feel that we, as Rotherham United supporters, should do our bit by showing our Manager that we are thoroughly behind him. After all, he is showing us that he is doing all he can for our club and surely we should be giving him our full support when it's needed.

And that time is now.

Up The Millers


As it stands Steve will miss the games against Torquay, Rochdale and Oxford at home and Barnet, Accrington and York away.

Join The Vital Debate

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

The Journalist

Writer: Herringthorpe  Mail feedback, articles or suggestions

Date:Wednesday September 12 2012

Time: 9:24AM


Have Your Say

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

Recent Rotherham United Articles

RUFC - Warren Out On Loan (Friday November 27 2015)

RUFC - Another Addition For Millers (Friday November 27 2015)

RUFC - Striker Recalled (Friday November 27 2015)

RUFC - Luke Will Fight For A Place (Thursday November 26 2015)

RUFC - Redfearn 'Hyam A Welcome Addition' (Thursday November 26 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 813
2. rybel_b 769
3. sixpence 367
4. mos60 74
5. mvmiller 34
6. Millie Miller 30
7. axholme 19
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

Butterfield Sends Rams Top
Derby County : 27/11/2015 23:01:01
Derby County : 27/11/2015 22:57:00
RUFC - Lenighan Will Give 'One Hundred Per Cent'
Rotherham : 27/11/2015 22:24:00
RUFC - Warren Out On Loan
Rotherham : 27/11/2015 21:58:01
Hull City : 27/11/2015 21:32:01

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 31%
Alan Lee 8%
Alex Revell 15%
Martin McIntosh 10%
Tony Towner 31%
Leo Fortune-West 5%