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RUFC - Evans Aim Was To Embrace League One

RUFC - Evans Aim Was To Embrace League One

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Rotherham United are in the play-off positions in League One going into tomorrow's game with Crawley Town and when Millers Manager Steve Evans was asked if that had been the aim at the start of the season he didn't really think it was.

'I don't think it was at the start of the season,' the Gaffer told Radio Sheffield. 'What we aimed for at the start of the season was to embrace League One and never give our Chairman one sleepless night thinking he was going back the other way.

'The way we came up was very reminiscent of the way Chesterfield had come up a few seasons before and they went straight back down. And you have to learn from situations like that because Chesterfield are a good football club. So our first thoughts as a management team was let's go up and embrace League One and let's go up and try and entertain people and get enough points on the board to look up and not down. And I think we are certainly doing that now.

'We've moved the squad round since last summer and that's what you have to do because it's about evolution in football. It was revolution when we came in and there are only two players who have survived from my first ever game at Rotherham United. But now we are about evolution which is like fine tuning a piano and as a management team we are very fortunate that we have the opportunity to work with some of the talented players we have here.

'When you're working with the likes of Ben Pringle, who the players call my son, and Frecklington, Milsom, Arnason, Alex Revell, Agard and I could keep going they really are a terrific group. And the main thing they have is that they all want to work hard and get better and they all come in with a smile on their face and enjoy what they are doing. Those who haven't portrayed that have paid the price which is to leave here. You can only win games by preparing in the best possible fashion and if players have a sulky problem then they can't be part of the something special that we've got here.'



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Writer:Herringthorpe
Date:Friday January 24 2014
Time: 9:21AM

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