Vital Football

Latest Rotherham United News

RUFC - Evans frustrated with Tuesday decision

RUFC - Evans frustrated with Tuesday decision

Rotherham United Manager Steve Evans has echoed his Assistant Paul Raynor is his frustration of the game being called off on Tuesday night at Accrington.

Speaking to MillersPlayer, the Millers Boss, who was hoping to have served the last of his six game stadium ban this coming Saturday, said, 'The match Referee declared his doubts very early when the team arrived. But, we have to go about our business on the basis that the game will go ahead but the longer the night went more rain came and the worse the pitch got and the referee thought there would be a safety problem so we have to leave the decision to him.

'I remember remarking about five o'clock that if the rain kept up there could be a problem. And as much as you say it tongue-in-cheek you don't really expect it. But I then became aware that the Bury match was off and I then thought it could be an issue. When the team coach set off from the hotel to the ground it really was a monsoon and within five minutes of arriving at the ground Paul was on the 'phone saying that the referee had concerns.

'Personally I am frustrated and disappointed and professionally for the team they were focussed and ready and we are disappointed for the fans because it costs a lot of money to get there. It's a game we desperately wanted to play because, if we'd won, it could have moved us up towards the play-off pack.'

Speaking about his ban, Steve said, 'I won't be back now until after the Southend game but when you've been out this long it won't make a lot of difference. The live feeds I'm getting from the New York games are marvellous and I'm thinking about the home games at Christmas and thinking Caribbean! No, it is tough. There's an ache in your stomach on match days but it's nearly over.'

Join The Vital Debate
Don`t forget, you can also catch Vital Rotherham on Facebook and Twitter!
Vital Rotherham on: facebook

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

Date:Thursday October 4 2012
Time: 2:33PM

Login to post a comment

Recent Rotherham United Articles

Stats: Northampton Town v Rotherham United

All the stats from Northampton Town (0) vs (3) Rotherham United, Sixfields Stadium, 17/3/18 Att: 5,882

Millers v Cobblers Preview

Rotherham United go to Northampton this afternoon hoping to put the last two results behind them.

The Cobblers sit just above the relegation zone, a point above Fleetwood who have a game in

Millers Must Refocus To Prevail Against Dangerous Opponents

We are still firmly in the playoff mix despite slipping to two consecutive defeats after such an excellent unbeaten run.

RUFC - Millers Boss Pleased With Subs

Warney says he has things to think about for Saturday's game

Rotherham United Archived Articles

Vital Rotherham articles from

Site Journalists

Editor email
no email

Current Poll (see more polls)

Northampton MotM
Suggested By: Site Staff
Sub - Forde0%
Sub - Ihiekwe20%
Sub - Newell0%
The Vital Football Members League
Latest F1 News
Latest Vital Boxing News
Vital Football Comment

Recent Rotherham United  Results (view all)

Rotherham United  Fixtures

Vital Members League Table

5.Millie Miller14
Write for Vital Football