UK time is: 07:24:08
Vital Login
Social Login

Choose your club

Other Sites

Network Navigation

Vital Partners

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

Sharps on time at Millmoor

Ian Sharps, the former Tranmere Rovers defender was interviewed before his recent return to Prenton Park with the Millers by Rivals.net (rovers rearguard.com)

When asked about his first six months with Rotherham United he said that he had enjoyed it. 'It was a bit daunting starting on minus ten but we are playing some good football. We`ve a decent team and decent lads.

'It was hard to adjust at first and we were living in a hotel as it took a while to get a house sorted out.

'There`s a good squad at Rotherham and we have done really well, it`s just the last few games we have slipped up. Most of the lads who signed in the summer had points to prove so in a way we are all in the same boat. We all need to prove that what happened elsewhere probably shouldn`t have happened. The manager told us all about the minus ten when we signed and we have to plug away and see if we can climb the table. From my point of view, our aim is to stop up.`

Speaking about young striker, Will Hoskins, he said 'He`s a flair player and has some great skills. I think he could easily go as far as the top of the Championship and with a bit of luck even higher. He`s a valuable asset to us but if he makes the decision to move then he will be brilliant for the team he signs for.`


Talking about his time at Prenton Park he said, 'I left Tranmere under a bit of a cloud, but that`s gone now and I can remember the good times there. I remember in one of my first games being absolutely baffled by Teddy Sherringham. He totally out-fought me but it was part of the learning curve. I think Prenton Park is one of the best stadiums in the division.`

Interviewed by Richard Ault




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:Wednesday January 3 2007

Time: 2:36PM

Your Comments

Long way to go to be as good as Macca or Swailes in their heyday....but ive a load of confidence in Sharpy.
zipadeedoodah
I think he might be one day, Zip. Also heard a little rumour that Swailes might be looking for a new club - but it is only a rumour
herringthorpe
i heard swailes had retired due to injury
Mexbro miller
Think Swailes is past his sell by tbh
eebbee
 

Have Your Say

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

Recent Articles

RUFC - Ref Watch v MK Dons (Thursday April 24 2014)

RUFC - Skipper Fears No-one (Thursday April 24 2014)

RUFC - Head-to-Head v MK Dons (Thursday April 24 2014)

RUFC - Miller In Team Of The Week (Wednesday April 23 2014)

RUFC - Play-Off Ticket Information (Wednesday April 23 2014)

RUFC - Millers Interested In Winger? (Wednesday April 23 2014)

Archived 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. herringthorpe 716
2. rybel_b 688
3. sixpence 334
4. mos60 127
5. nearlyataff 47
6. MILLER NEZ 45
7. Millie Miller 44
8. axholme 25
9. mvmiller 23
10. nogginthenog 22

League Results (view all)

League Table (view table)

Team P W D L GD Pts
1. Wolves 44 30 9 5 +55 99
2. Brentford 44 27 10 7 +30 91
3. Rotherham 44 23 13 8 +27 82
4. Preston 44 22 16 6 +25 82
5. Leyton Orient 44 23 11 10 +36 80
6. Peterborough 44 22 4 18 +12 70
7. Swindon 44 19 9 16 +7 66

Breaking League News

Tubbs - We're In Good Spirits
Crawley : 24/04/2014 23:38:00
SUFC Can United take the points?
Sheff Utd : 24/04/2014 20:00:00
RUFC - No Interest For Croft From Millers
Rotherham : 24/04/2014 19:43:00
RUFC - Evans 'Wes Has Big Part To Play'
Rotherham : 24/04/2014 19:29:00
Port Vale v Sheffield United - History
Sheff Utd : 24/04/2014 19:00:00
Port Vale v Sheffield United - Match Officials
Sheff Utd : 24/04/2014 19:00:00
Orient Extend Lundstram Loan
Leyton Orient : 24/04/2014 16:53:00

Current Site Poll (view all polls)

Play-Offs - Do You Want To Be At Home First Or Second?
Suggested By:  
First 18%
Second 66%
Doesn't Matter 16%