UK time is: 19:09:45
Vital Login
Social Login

Choose your club

Other Sites

Network Navigation

Vital Partners

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

Millers Christmas Period

The Christmas period is now upon us, starting at Swansea next weekend. We need points from the next games - I think we have to get all six from our home games against Oldham (Boxing Day) and Leyton Orient (Saturday 30th December) and two from the away games at Swansea and Tranmere. It won`t be easy.


I think that`s where we, the fans, can help. We need to be united. We need to get behind the team.

I understand today, at Cheltenham, there were a certain number of travelling Millers booing Will Hoskins. I know everyone has an opinion, I know a lot of us feel, if he leaves in January, he will have let us down. But, he hasn`t left yet and this won`t encourage him to stay. And we really, really need to do well over the next couple of weeks. We need him to play his heart and soul out for Rotherham United. He plays well and the rest of the team will surely follow suit.

Perhaps it`s just me but I`ve never been one to boo (I wouldn`t like someone to come to watch me at work and boo me). Yes, I know that footballers are paid good wages, that we pay hard earned money to watch them entertain us and I can well understand the frustration fans feel when the team aren`t performing. I`m just saying that they would probably respond more to shouts of encouragement than being booed. Alan Knill has done so well this season climbing above all the obstacles put in his way and getting the team to fight their way above the relegation zone. Let`s show him that we appreciate it.

So, can I just say let us all get behind the team - let`s clap, sing, stamp, chant and above all let`s urge the team on from the first to the ninetieth minute.

'UP THE MILLERS`




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:Saturday December 16 2006

Time: 10:04PM

Your Comments

I've never booed a Millers player either Caz. I may have been disappointed, upset, angry, but no booing!! Will Hoskins and his goals have got us out of the mire this season, he's a hero, not a villain.
rybel_b
I would never give abuse to a miller and theres been some bad times in all the years I've been going.This season,were we really expecting to be where we are now,my heart said yes but in all honesty I didnt think we would be,so after all the hard work,keep behind the lads and lets get to the safety mark asap.
eebbee
 

Have Your Say

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

Recent Rotherham United Articles

RUFC - Walker Back Out On Loan (Friday November 28 2014)

RUFC - Bowery 'We Need Goals' (Friday November 28 2014)

RUFC - Evans 'Get Behind Derbyshire' (Friday November 28 2014)

RUFC - Gaffer Has High Hopes For Milsom (Friday November 28 2014)

RUFC - Evans Goes With Youth (Friday November 28 2014)

RUFC - Centre-Back Joins Millers (Thursday November 27 2014)

RUFC - Hall Joins Magpies (Thursday November 27 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 1295
2. herringthorpe 1194
3. sixpence 338
4. mos60 50
5. miller4life 36
6. nearlyataff 33
7. mvmiller 29
8. Millie Miller 27
9. axholme 18
10. zipadeedoodah 16

League Results (view all)

League Table (view table)

Team P W D L GD Pts
18. Millwall 18 4 7 7 -5 19
19. Birmingham 18 4 7 7 -14 19
20. Brighton 18 3 9 6 -3 18
21. Rotherham 18 4 6 8 -10 18
22. Wigan 18 3 8 7 -4 17
23. Bolton 17 5 2 10 -7 17
24. Blackpool 17 1 4 12 -18 7

Breaking League News

LUFC Leeds to beat table-toppers?
Leeds Utd : 28/11/2014 19:00:00
LUFC Russell in charge of Derby clash
Leeds Utd : 28/11/2014 19:00:00
Brighton v Fulham (Preview)
Brighton : 28/11/2014 18:06:00
Brentford vs Wolves Match Preview
Brentford : 28/11/2014 17:07:00
Karanka confident over striker
Middlesbrough : 28/11/2014 16:55:00

Current Site Poll (view all polls)

Where In The League Will We Be On New Years Day
Suggested By:  
Bottom Three 44%
Just above the relegation places 15%
15th to 18th 30%
Mid table 11%
Above 10th 0%