Rotherham United - Knill on Millers defeat
UK time is: 09:52:58
Vital Login
Social Login

Choose your club

Other Sites

Network Navigation

Vital Partners

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

Knill on Millers defeat

Rotherham United manager Alan Knill gave his account of Saturday's 4-0 thrashing by Millwall to today's Rotherham Star.

'The realism is that we are in a relegation fight - it is a fight and you have to fight to get out of it,' said a despondant Knill.
'You can look as pretty as you like when you've got the ball but you'd better stop people from playing and make the right decisions. If not, then you're going to be in trouble.
'Up to the first goal there was nothing in it. Then there's poor decision-making to concede a corner, they score from it and all of a sudden we went backwards.
'It takes men to get out of it and strong characters and if you haven't got that then you are in trouble. So, reality really has kicked in.'

Knilly then spoke about his feelings for the fans who travelled down and witnessed the shambolic performance.
'I am disappointed for everyone who travelled to the game and for everyone associated with the football club,' he said. 'That was not a performance that warrants the name of Rotherham United.'
'We've got some new lads here and they must think 'what the hell is going on here?'. On paper, we look a decent team but the reality is we are struggling.
'It's easy to hide behind the confidence thing but we are struggling for strength of character at the moment. We have players of character but need them to shine.
'I've made it clear that I want a central defender. When Lee Williamson and Will Hoskins went, the priorities were elsewhere, but now we need someone in at the back.'

Rotherham face an in-form Doncaster Rovers next Saturday in what im sure will be a fiery first visit to Doncaster's new Keepmoat Stadium.




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:Monday January 22 2007

Time: 3:59PM

Your Comments (oldest first)

Change to most recent first
need to put in a performance against the pikey`s or else we will never hear the last of it
Mexbro miller
Report Abuse
22/01/2007 17:27:00

Still 4 points away from safety. Results are exxential.
getintoem
Report Abuse
23/01/2007 10:02:00

 

Have Your Say

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

Recent Rotherham United Articles

RUFC - Championship Round-Up (Thursday September 3 2015)

RUFC - Lee Buzzing To Be Here (Wednesday September 2 2015)

RUFC - Is The Transfer Window Too Long (Wednesday September 2 2015)

RUFC - Evans Pleased To Get Loanees (Tuesday September 1 2015)

RUFC - Two Canaries Join Millers (Tuesday September 1 2015)

RUFC - Evans 'Delighted' To Get Camp (Tuesday September 1 2015)

RUFC - Camp Joins Millers (Tuesday September 1 2015)

RUFC - Tickets For Owls Clash On Sale (Tuesday September 1 2015)

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. herringthorpe 96
2. rybel_b 93
3. sixpence 22
4. mos60 7
5. axholme 2
6. nogginthenog 1
7. Millie Miller 1

League Results (view all)

Latest Results
Rotherham 1 - 3 Fulham
Q.P.R. 4 - 2 Rotherham
Rotherham 0 - 0 Preston
Forest 2 - 1 Rotherham
Rotherham 1 - 4 MK Dons

League Table (view table)

Team P W D L GD Pts
18. Brentford 4 1 1 2 -1 4
19. Derby County 5 0 4 1 -1 4
20. Bristol City 5 1 1 3 -4 4
21. Blackburn 5 0 3 2 -2 3
22. Huddersfield 5 0 3 2 -3 3
23. Bolton 5 0 3 2 -4 3
24. Rotherham 5 0 1 4 -8 1

Rotherham United  Fixtures (view all)

Breaking League News

So why was Stearman sold to Fulham?
Wolves : 03/09/2015 09:00:01
BWFC: Oh, What Fun
Bolton : 03/09/2015 09:00:01
Birmingham Remain Patient
Birmingham : 03/09/2015 08:50:01
RUFC - Championship Round-Up
Rotherham : 03/09/2015 08:29:01
Blues failed with late move for Celtic striker
Birmingham : 03/09/2015 08:00:01

Current Site Poll (view all polls)

Which Of These Players Has Impressed You Most In The First Month Of The Season
Suggested By:  
Collins 3%
Halford 0%
Ledesma 5%
Maguire 11%
Buxton 5%
White 11%
Newell 55%
Thorpe 5%
G Ward 5%