Rotherham United - RUFC - Nicky 'thrilled to be here'
UK time is: 13:06:07
Vital Login
Social Login

Choose your club

Other Sites

Network Navigation

Vital Partners

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

RUFC - Nicky 'thrilled to be here'

Vital Rotherham on: facebook

Vital Rotherham on: twitter

Rotherham United defender Nicky Hunt is hoping to head into the Championship with the Millers with eighteen thousand people watching.

The twenty-nine year old former Bolton Wanderers player joined the Millers in the summer from Preston North End and told David Beddows of The Advertiser, 'I've played for quite a few teams and some big clubs and the training is always different from place to place but the basic principle is the same - if you work hard then your ability will show.`

Nicky found himself at a dead end at Bristol City before moving to Deepdale which he says was a blessing in disguise as it put him in the shop window and Millers Manager Steve Evans went along to watch him.

'If I hadn't played that sixteen or seventeen games for Preston I don`t think I`d have been here,` Nicky said, 'and I`m thrilled to be here. The stadium is fantastic and the training ground will be ready next year. And, hopefully, this team will be in the Championship and getting eighteen thousand in.

'But things take time, they don`t work straight away. There are always players to come in and out and teams to be changed but, as long as we have a basis for everything, we`ll be successful this year.

'Recently we seem to start slowly and it takes something like a goal against us or a tackle before we spring into life. We have to eradicate that and we`ve got to batter the teams who come here and make them nervous.`

I do think Nicky`s right and we have to get off to a good start in a game, especially at home (and I still smile when I say 'home`!) We do seem to have the early chances but whether the strikers feel under pressure to score I don`t know but an early goal tomorrow would surely settle everyone down and then we can get on with the job of playing football.

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:Friday October 12 2012

Time: 9:19AM


Have Your Say

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

Recent Rotherham United Articles

Millers v Robins Preview (Saturday November 28 2015)

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)

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 822
2. rybel_b 769
3. sixpence 369
4. mos60 74
5. mvmiller 34
6. Millie Miller 30
7. axholme 19
8. miller4life 16
9. nogginthenog 14
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

Grant`s Rallying Cry Ahead of PNE Game
Fulham : 28/11/2015 12:25:01
Hull City 0-2 Derby - Black Friday for City
Hull City : 28/11/2015 09:36:00
Diame & Clucas On Initial PFA Fans' November List
Hull City : 28/11/2015 09:32:01
Jackson On Initial PFA Fans' November List
Charlton : 28/11/2015 09:28:01
Sask's Thoughts On Josh Martin
Birmingham : 28/11/2015 09:28:00

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 32%
Alan Lee 8%
Alex Revell 15%
Martin McIntosh 9%
Tony Towner 31%
Leo Fortune-West 5%