Vital Football

Latest Rotherham United News

RUFC - Warney And Warnock Before Saturday's Game

RUFC - Warney And Warnock Before Saturday's Game

Saturday sees the 'old' v 'the new' when Paul Warne takes his Rotherham United team to Cardiff where former Millers Player and recently Manager Neil Warnock is currently plying his trade.

Speaking to Radio Sheffield Warney said he didn't think Warnock did a bad job for the Millers last season (he kept them up with a couple of games to go!).

'I appreciate the unbelievable pressure he was under.

'In the first couple of games when he took over there didn't seem to be any change and I couldn't see us getting out of it. But he got the most out of the players like Grant Ward and Darbs (Matt Derbyshire) who he convinced was a left winger which Darbs didn't believe he was, He got stuff out of Besty (Leon Best) and Greg Halford. All the players performed very well for him regularly.

'I learnt a lot from him. I thought he was going to be a real hard task master but he wasn't he was more of a physiologist and they were laughing at his jokes, though I now know that I'm the manager that they have to. But he was really good for them and they wanted to do well for him but they were also a little bit fearful of him as well because they knew if they crossed him they probably wouldn't get back in the team again.

'What he did here was amazing.'

Meanwhile Neil Warnock is enjoying his time with Cardiff City but told The Rotherham Advertiser that the Millers did him a massive favour.

Speaking to David Beddows Neil said, 'I wouldn't be at Cardiff if I hadn't been at Rotherham. They did me a massive favour. I think we were good for each other.

'I loved every minute and to stay up was one of the best achievements of my career. The Rotherham fans were brilliant with me and I'll not forget that and I'm sorry where they are at the minute because they're genuine people and it's a great family club. I've spoken to Tony Stewart quite a few times and I class him as a friend.

'I wish Paul (Warne) had been in charge all season. He's a good lad and he means well and he gets people caring.

'It's hard to sustain things financially at Championship level for a long time and you have to reground but this club will come back.'


Join The Vital Debate



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

Writer:Herringthorpe
Date:Friday February 17 2017
Time: 9:01AM

Login to post a comment

Recent Rotherham United Articles

RUFC - Warney Defends His Strong Reserve Side

Millers Boss thinks 'first team' players should get reserve time

Who Serves A Suspension This Week - 21/9/17

Here's a list of all the players currently serving, or under a suspension at the beginning of the week that will potentially keep them out of contention for an applicable fixture...

RUFC - Why Do We Applaud Players Who Get Sent Off?

Should we be acknowledging players who get sent-off?

RUFC - Two Away Games' Tickets On Sale Tomorrow

Wimbledon and Oxford Tickets on sale for SEASON TICKET holders on Thursday

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 Have Just Two More Away Games In September - what points will we get?
Suggested By:
Win both and get six points33%
A win and a draw - four points37%
Three Points14%
A couple of draws - two points3%
Maybe just one point7%
Don't say it . . . .6%
Write for Vital Football
Latest F1 News
Latest Vital Boxing News
The Vital Football Members League

Recent Rotherham United  Results (view all)

Rotherham United  Fixtures (view all)

Vital Members League Table

RankNamePoints
1.herringthorpe315
2.sixpence186
3.mos6037
4.mvmiller28
5.Marky7925
6.Millie Miller20
7.axholme16
8.nogginthenog13
9.miller4life13
10.sthelensmiller7
Vital Football Comment