Vital Football

Latest Rotherham United News

RUFC - Evans 'Performance Not Acceptable'

RUFC - Evans 'Performance Not Acceptable'

Rotherham United Manager Steve Evans is blaming individual errors on his side losing three-nil to Cheltenham Town this afternoon.

Speaking after the game at Whaddon Road, the Millers Boss told Radio Sheffield, 'We`ve not turned up.

'I think every one of their goals was caused by individual errors and when you make individual errors you are going to concede goals. You can`t allow the cross to come in for the first goal although it was a special finish and you can`t go anything about that. The second goal the midfield player runs off one of our lads and the third goal I think the whole ground can see what happened.

'I thought we had a lot of possession in the first half but did nothing with it but we`ve not played well as a team today. But, at the end of the day, it`s all about goals and when we analyse them individuals have let us down today. But the performance today from start to finish was not acceptable.

'I think we over played today on a pitch that isn't good for football at this level, though that isn't an excuse. I can`t remember a stage in the game where the goalkeeper has had to make a proper save which tells you we`ve been poor. We were trying to play five a-side and we didn't put balls into the box.

'We`ve been pleased with our performances lately but we`ve got to take this blow and go back onto the training ground on Monday and work hard and prepare for next week.`

Evans didn't say 'yea or nay` when asked if he would be looking into the loan market this week but I rather suspect he will be. It was a dire performance today and maybe it was individual errors that gave the goals away but we looked really out of sorts, tired even bemused at times this afternoon and unfit, which is a bit surprising to me. Cheltenham wanted it more than us and we stood back and let them have it. I`m afraid to say to those who didn't go that there wasn`t one Millers player out there today who gave their all, not one hundred per cent showing. Why? Answers on a postcard pleaseā€¦.


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:Saturday March 16 2013
Time: 9:32PM

Best of Vital Network

Login to post a comment

Recent Rotherham United Articles

RUFC - 'No Brainer' For Defender To Sign Again

Stephen Kelly can't wait to get into the pre-season games

RUFC - Stubbs Hoping More Will Follow Forde

Millers Manager wants to add quality

RUFC - COO Says Millers Have Competitive Budget

It's just about getting the right players says Paul Douglas

RUFC - Kirk Says 'We Will Need To Work Hard'

Defender wants team spirit

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 Southgate10%
Alan Shearer8%
Harry Rednapp1%
Alan Pardew1%
Big Sam Allardyce11%
Glen 'stating the bl**d*ng obvious' Hoddle10%
Some Foreigner7%
Neil Warnock52%

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.mos601