UK time is: 16:28:08
Vital Login
Social Login

Choose your club

Other Sites

Network Navigation

Vital Partners

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

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.




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:  Mail feedback, articles or suggestions

Date:Wednesday November 8 2006

Time: 1:22PM

Your Comments

Unlucky lads, sounded a great game to watch
zipadeedoodah
i agree, unlucky lads
Mexbro miller
Unlucky lads and agreed zip sounded like a good game to watch
miller4life
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
 

Have Your Say

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

Recent Rotherham United Articles

RUFC - Skarz 'Every Game Is Huge' (Friday October 24 2014)

RUFC - Players Ready For Big Game (Friday October 24 2014)

RUFC - No One In Before Weekend (Thursday October 23 2014)

RUFC - Head-to-Head v Brighton (Thursday October 23 2014)

RUFC - Time Change For England U19's (Thursday October 23 2014)

RUFC - Morgs 'It's About Consistency' (Thursday October 23 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 756
2. herringthorpe 596
3. sixpence 343
4. miller4life 78
5. mos60 42
6. nearlyataff 30
7. Millie Miller 25
8. mvmiller 19
9. axholme 15
10. nogginthenog 14

League Results (view all)

League Table (view table)

Team P W D L GD Pts
11. Blackburn 13 5 4 4 -1 19
12. Brentford 13 5 4 4 -1 19
13. Sheff Wed 13 4 6 3 0 18
14. Rotherham 13 4 4 5 -3 16
15. Leeds Utd 13 4 4 5 -3 16
16. Huddersfield 13 4 4 5 -6 16
17. Reading 13 4 3 6 -8 15

Breaking League News

There Is No Place Like Home
Ipswich : 24/10/2014 16:09:00
Blackpool (H) Match Preview
Reading : 24/10/2014 15:00:00
Vital Preview: Millwall v Cardiff
Cardiff : 24/10/2014 14:45:00
Bolton Fancy Bannan?
Bolton : 24/10/2014 13:25:00
Stokes For A Million? I Don't Think So!
Bolton : 24/10/2014 13:24:00

Current Site Poll (view all polls)

Do you prefer evening or afternoon football
Suggested By:  
Afternoon 81%
Evenings 6%
Any 13%