UK time is: 11:00:57
Vital Login
Social Login

Choose your club

Other Sites

Network Navigation

Vital Partners

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

RUFC - View From The Opposition - Stevenage

Rotherham United Manager Steve Evans was obviously delighted at getting three points against Stevenage on Saturday afternoon although he says it was the hard game that he predicted.

Graham Westley Manager of Boro said he was gutted for his players after the two-one loss at the New York Stadium.

Speaking to BBC Three Counties Radio the Stevenage Boss said, 'Football can be cruel sometimes and it certainly was cruel this afternoon.

'I think the lads put a lot of work in this afternoon and I feel for them. They played some really good stuff and, on chances, I'm sure we were probably in the ascendency.

'Rotherham are going well and have good general form and Steve has them going well. They have a big squad of experienced players they can bring off (Claude) Davis and bring on (Miles) Addison who are two massive players at this level. But I thought our lads were terrific. They took the game to them and kept their focus and sense of purpose and we had chance after chance in the second half.'

Westley spoke about the Millers winning goal which he thinks was a foul on their goalkeeper and said, 'We aren't looking for excuses but we were devastated not to get the decision. The goalkeeper had the ball in his hands and Revell makes no contact with the ball but makes a lot of contact with our goalkeeper and ninety-nine times out of a hundred I think you'd see a free-kick given. I've looked at it on the video and I'm trying to give the officials the benefit of the doubt but I'm finding it tough to accept.'

The Boro' players also had their hands up for off-side for the Millers first goal but their Manager said, 'I don't think it was off-side.'




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:Monday February 17 2014

Time: 7:53AM

 

Have Your Say

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

Recent Rotherham United Articles

RUFC - Head-to-Head v Brentford (Thursday August 28 2014)

RUFC - Ref Watch v Brentford (Thursday August 28 2014)

Stats: Swansea City v Rotherham United (Wednesday August 27 2014)

RUFC - Sadler Injury (Wednesday August 27 2014)

RUFC - Wordsworth 'It Was Hard Work' (Tuesday August 26 2014)

Millers v Swans Preview (Tuesday August 26 2014)

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. rybel_b 1337
2. herringthorpe 977
3. sixpence 623
4. miller4life 306
5. mos60 80
6. mvmiller 38
7. nogginthenog 30
8. Millie Miller 30
9. axholme 24
10. nearlyataff 20

League Results (view all)

Latest Results
Rotherham 1 - 0 Wolves
Rotherham 0 - 2 Watford
Millwall 0 - 1 Rotherham
Derby County 1 - 0 Rotherham

League Table (view table)

Team P W D L GD Pts
11. Bournemouth 4 2 0 2 3 6
12. Middlesbrough 4 2 0 2 1 6
13. Brighton 4 2 0 2 1 6
14. Rotherham 4 2 0 2 -1 6
15. Brentford 4 1 2 1 0 5
16. Birmingham 4 1 2 1 -1 5
17. Ipswich 4 1 1 2 -1 4

Breaking League News

Ciani Set For Stoke?
Norwich : 29/08/2014 10:06:00
Team News: Middlesbrough vs Reading
Reading : 29/08/2014 10:00:00
Notts County Sign Birmingham Youngster
Birmingham : 29/08/2014 09:59:00
Video: Blues Focus Episode 4
Birmingham : 29/08/2014 09:52:00
Forssell Solo Effort
Birmingham : 29/08/2014 09:40:00

Current Site Poll (view all polls)

Capital One Cup - If you don't want it seeded would you like it 'regionalised'?
Suggested By:  
No I wouldn't like that 11%
Yes that would be a better idea 67%
Leave it as it is 22%