Rotherham United - RUFC - County Reaction To Postponed Game
UK time is: 18:27:27
Vital Login
Social Login

Choose your club

Other Sites

Network Navigation

Vital Partners

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

RUFC - County Reaction To Postponed Game

Rotherham United Manager Steve Evans said that the referee was right to call off the game at Meadow Lane last night due to a frozen pitch because of player safety.

And yes, I think most of us would agree that was the right decision but many Millers fans are annoyed at how late the decision was actually taken - many of who were actually in Nottingham at 6.15 pm when the game was postponed.

Speaking after the postponement, County`s Stadium Manager Greg Smith told Magpie Player, 'We had the cover on up until dinner time. We then took it off and marked out and at four o`clock we thought we had a game.

'The referee came in at five o`clock and he was happy with what we`d done and the forecast but he then veered on the health and safety side.

'I`m gutted. I wanted us to play tonight. We tried our best and I apologise to everybody.`

County Manager Keith Curle said he was desperately disappointed the game couldn't go ahead.

'I was five minutes away from the ground when I got a 'phone call to say the referee had got some concerns.

'I was desperate to play but you have to take on board the referee`s decision when he`s called the game off because of the safety of the players. It`s a very small area that we always have problems with, the rest of the pitch is fine.`



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:Wednesday December 12 2012

Time: 7:56AM

 

Have Your Say

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

Recent Rotherham United Articles

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 171
2. rybel_b 158
3. sixpence 47
4. mos60 33
5. mvmiller 5
6. Pukka Pieman 2
7. zipadeedoodah 1
8. nogginthenog 1
9. Millie Miller 1
10. miller4life 1

League Results (view all)

Latest Results

League Table (view table)

Team P W D L GD Pts
18. MK Dons 0 0 0 0 0 0
19. Preston 0 0 0 0 0 0
20. Q.P.R. 0 0 0 0 0 0
21. Reading 0 0 0 0 0 0
22. Rotherham 0 0 0 0 0 0
23. Sheff Wed 0 0 0 0 0 0
24. Wolves 0 0 0 0 0 0

Rotherham United  Fixtures (view all)

Breaking League News

Midfield Extension Announced
Blackburn : 05/07/2015 18:16:01
Midfielder Loss Saddens Bowyer
Blackburn : 05/07/2015 17:58:00
The Town Jigsaw Is Almost Complete!
Ipswich : 05/07/2015 16:50:01
Fulham Back in for Wolves Midfielder
Fulham : 05/07/2015 15:15:00
Birmingham City Reveal Training Camp Squad
Birmingham : 05/07/2015 13:59:01

Current Site Poll (view all polls)

With three players brought in how many more are you expecting before the start of the new season
Suggested By:  
One 9%
Two 0%
Three 8%
Four 50%
Five 8%
More than five 25%