UK time is: 14:56:09
Vital Login
Social Login

Choose your club

Other Sites

Network Navigation

Vital Partners

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

Knill talks tonight

Alan Knill said he was not looking for potential signings tonight when Radio Sheffield caught up with the Rotherham United manager at the Keepmoat Stadium.

'We are playing Doncaster Rovers later this month and it was an ideal opportunity for me to come and look at them. They are a good passing team with good movement up front.'

He said his search for new players was still on-going and he was possibly looking for two strikers but it was difficult getting players out of clubs.

'I was at a game last night and am going to two games tomorrow.'

'It will be difficult to replace Will Hoskins and Lee Williamson - Lee, in my opinion, was the best midfield player in this division. But the money we got for them will secure the finances of the football club.

'The next forty-eight hours are crucial. I am waiting for a phone call tomorrow about a player and I would hope to have one in by Thursday - but you never know in football, you keep having the rug pulled from under your feet. All I can do is keep asking and knocking at doors. If we saw a player we wanted, even if we had to fetch him and drive him here ourselves, we would.'

He said that the track record of Rotherham United is good, 'we bring in players, make them better and then they go onto better things.'

When asked about how much money he would have to spend he said 'I am meeting with the board tomorrow. If they say 'yes' I can have some money, that is good, if they say 'no' I will just have to get on with it.'




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:Tuesday January 9 2007

Time: 8:58PM

Your Comments

I trust Knilly's judgement on new players implicitly. Damn good track record so far.
zipadeedoodah
he must be allowed some money after all that he has done for the club
Mexbro miller
I was surprised when he said that about the money to be honest - how can they not give him money!
herringthorpe
with what knilly has done so far he deserves to be given some money to strengthen the side AND hopefully it will be sooner rather than later
miller4life
 

Have Your Say

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

Recent Rotherham United Articles

Stats: Rotherham United v Fulham (Wednesday October 22 2014)

RUFC - Evans 'Jonson Big Player For Us' (Wednesday October 22 2014)

RUFC - Millers Boss Frustrated After Draw (Wednesday October 22 2014)

Millers And Fulham In Six Goal Thriller (Tuesday October 21 2014)

Millers v Cottagers Preview (Tuesday October 21 2014)

RUFC - Funds Available For New Players (Tuesday October 21 2014)

RUFC - Evans 'Respect Is Important' (Tuesday October 21 2014)

RUFC - Head-to-Head v Fulham (Monday October 20 2014)

RUFC - Brandy Extends Loan With Crewe (Monday October 20 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 669
2. herringthorpe 539
3. sixpence 313
4. miller4life 70
5. nearlyataff 30
6. mos60 30
7. mvmiller 19
8. Millie Miller 19
9. nogginthenog 12
10. axholme 12

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

Back To Back Wins Delight Slade
Cardiff : 22/10/2014 14:49:00
Pitman: I wanted the match ball
Bournemouth : 22/10/2014 14:38:00
Holloway Pleased With Clean Sheet
Millwall : 22/10/2014 14:24:00
Hyypia - We Must Keep Fighting
Brighton : 22/10/2014 13:52:00
Fulham : 22/10/2014 13:09:00

Current Site Poll (view all polls)

Do you prefer evening or afternoon football
Suggested By:  
Afternoon 76%
Evenings 8%
Any 16%