Vital Football

Latest Rotherham United News

FA Youth cup Stockport v Rotherham

FA Youth cup Stockport v Rotherham

FA YOUTH CUP 1ST ROUND
STOCKPORT COUNTY 5 ROTHERHAM UNITED 3

270 fans witnessed a thrilling game at Stockport on Tuesday night as the home team were victorious over Rotherham United youth, who were unbeaten this season.

Stockport put out a very strong team, and indeed 6 of the players had senior experiance.

The home side had the ball in the net in the first minute, but Chris Coward's effort from Dan Ellis's shot was ruled to be offside.

Rotherham captain Jamie Yates then saw a volley go just wide.

However County hit back and took the lead when Ryan Crowther's cross found Gianluca Havern who slotted home for the Young Hatters.

Stockport applied all the pressure and they saw it rewarded as a 25 yard strike from Ellis doubled the score.

Worse was to come for the Millers when an inswinging corner from Tommy Rowe caught out everybody, including Rotherham Keeper Mark Oxley and flew into the goal for a 3-0 scoreline.

7 minutes from the interval and Rotherham got a glimmer of hope, as a free-kick outside the area dropped to Jamie Yates on the edge of the box and a strong hit reduced the arrears.

H.T STOCKPORT C 3 ROTHERHAM U 1

The second half was just 3 minutes old when the home side re-established their 3 goal lead.
Tansey's corner found the head of Chris Coward, who made no mistake to make it 4-1.

Jamie Yates fought relentlessly for the struggling Millers however and saw 2 efforts from distance go just wide.

On 71 minutes Yates was again in the thick of it, and a turn and shot from 20 yard flew off the underside of the bar.

Jamie Green gave the Millers a fighting chance with an angled drive on 76 minutes to make it 4-2.

10 minutes later though the Hatters went into a surely unassailable lead as Havern crossed and Coward got his second goal witha well taken volley.
5-2 to Stockport, but still the scoring wasn't finished.

Deep into stoppage time Ryan Greene scored with his head to give the scoreline a more favourable look for the Millers.

F.T STOCKPORT COUNTY 5 ROTHERHAM UNITED 3

Stockport away to Darlington in the next round.


Click here to join in the debate on the club forum.

Writer:
Date:Wednesday November 8 2006
Time: 1:22PM

Comments

0
Unlucky lads, sounded a great game to watch
zipadeedoodah
08/11/2006 13:26:00
0
i agree, unlucky lads
Mexbro miller
08/11/2006 16:55:00
0
Unlucky lads and agreed zip sounded like a good game to watch
miller4life
08/11/2006 17:20:00
0
a great report on the game and unlucky... I think it is brilliant that you support and feature these games on your site... well done for this....
ernshaw
09/11/2006 11:21:00
Page 1/1
  1. 1

Login to post a comment

Best of Vital Network

Recent Rotherham United Articles

RUFC - Millers Interested In Tractor Boys?

Two at Ipswich reported to be interesting Rotherham

RUFC - What Of Our Loanees - Carlton Morris

What happened to the striker when he left the Millers . . . .

RUFC - Danny Ward Has A Lot To Thank Warney For

Millers former striker as he moves on

RUFC - A Look Back At Last Season - January

As we move into 2017 was the Millers' luck any better?

Archived Vital Rotherham Articles

Vital Rotherham articles from

Site Journalists

Herringthorpe
Editor email
Profile
baldtobeamiller
no email
Profile

Current Poll (see more polls)

The Millers Used Three 'Keepers Last Season. Of The Two Left Who Should Be Number One?
Suggested By:
Lewis Price12%
Richard O'Donnell88%
The Vital Football Members League
Latest F1 News
Latest Vital Boxing News
Vital Football Comment

Recent Rotherham United  Results (view all)

Rotherham United  Fixtures (view all)

Vital Members League Table

RankNamePoints
1.herringthorpe342
2.sixpence250
3.Chris Maiden44
4.Tony Kidding27
5.mvmiller11
6.mos609
7.nogginthenog3
8.gingetobeamiller2
9.BradtheMiller1
Write for Vital Football