Vital Football

Latest Rotherham United News

Fleming - Don't Write Us Off

Fleming - Don't Write Us Off

Rotherham United defender, Craig Fleming, urged everyone not to give up on The Millers.

'Everyone has written us off,' he told The Advertiser, 'but if you can get a run together the teams above will start to get nervy.'

Thirty-five year old Fleming was brought in by Alan Knill from Norwich City when a new manager went to Carrow Road.

'I'd played regular football until the last few months and I'm not one for hanging around the sidelines. I kept myself fit and I want to play some meaningful football in the last years of my career. If I can help develop the young players here at Millmoor then all the better.'

He said of Alan Knill, 'he was a good man and no one likes to see a good man lose his job.

'I haven't noticed any change in the dressing room since he left. The players gave their all for the Knill but it didn't work out. We made too many silly mistakes.'

Fleming has to prove himself to caretaker boss, Mark Robins, and the win last Saturday with him being in the heart of the defence and wearing the captains armband was a good start.

'The Bradford result was a relief not only for the team but from a personal point as well. I thought we played well at Brighton and Scunthorpe without getting the points - then we had four iffy performances.

'How many times do you see a new manager come in and get a win in his first match? It's amazing how things happen in football.'

Despite the long odds Fleming believes there is a way out of the relegation noose,'We won't give up on staying up until it is mathematically impossible.'







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

Writer:Herringthorpe
Date:Friday March 9 2007
Time: 4:54PM

Best of Vital Network

Comments

0
Real Millers would never write them off until the last moment
herringthorpe
10/03/2007 13:25:00
Page 1/1
  1. 1

Login to post a comment

Recent Rotherham United Articles

RUFC - Update On Norwich City Tickets

Game at Carrow Road been made ALL TICKET

RUFC - Stubbs Not Impressed With Ref

Millers Boss says the officials last night were 'pretty average'

RUFC - Stubbs Wants To Put Belief Into Players

Millers Boss after last nights game

Stats: Huddersfield Town v Rotherham United

All the stats from Huddersfield Town (2) vs (1) Rotherham United, John Smith's Stadium, 27 September 2016 Att: 18,808 (742 Millers)

Archived Vital Rotherham Articles

Vital Rotherham articles from

Site Journalists

Herringthorpe
Editor email
Profile
baldtobeamiller
no email
Profile

Current Poll (see more polls)

Five games in October for the Millers - how many will you be going too?
Suggested By:
All of them0%
A mixture of home and away games0%
Just the home games0%
Haven't decided100%

League Table

# Team P W D L Pts. GD
1 Huddersfield 10 7 1 2 22 5
2 Norwich 9 6 2 1 20 6
3 Brighton 10 5 3 2 18 6
4 Brentford 10 5 2 3 17 9
5 Bristol City 10 5 2 3 17 6
6 Birmingham 10 4 5 1 17 4
7 Sheff Wed 10 5 2 3 17 0
8 Reading 10 5 2 3 17 -3
9 Newcastle 9 5 1 3 16 10
10 Barnsley 10 5 1 4 16 6
11 Wolves 10 4 3 3 15 2
12 Fulham 10 3 5 2 14 -2
13 Ipswich 10 3 4 3 13 0
14 Leeds Utd 10 4 1 5 13 -2
15 Forest 10 3 3 4 12 -2
16 Q.P.R. 10 3 3 4 12 -4
17 Aston Villa 10 1 7 2 10 0
18 Burton 10 2 4 4 10 -2
19 Preston 10 3 1 6 10 -4
20 Derby County 10 2 3 5 9 -4
21 Wigan 10 2 2 6 8 -2
22 Blackburn 10 2 2 6 8 -7
23 Cardiff 10 2 2 6 8 -9
24 Rotherham 10 1 3 6 6 -13
Latest F1 News
Latest Vital Boxing News

Recent Rotherham United  Results (view all)

Rotherham United  Fixtures (view all)

Oct 1 2016 3:00PM : Newcastle United (H)
Sky Bet Championship
Oct 15 2016 3:00PM : Norwich City (a)
Sky Bet Championship
Oct 18 2016 7:45PM : Birmingham City (a)
Sky Bet Championship
Oct 22 2016 3:00PM : Reading (H)
Sky Bet Championship
Oct 29 2016 3:00PM : Ipswich Town (a)
Sky Bet Championship
Nov 5 2016 3:00PM : Preston North End (H)
Sky Bet Championship

Vital Members League Table

RankNamePoints
1.herringthorpe472
2.sixpence200
3.Tony Kidding115
4.nearlyataff33
5.Marky7928
6.Millie Miller28
7.mos6025
8.mvmiller24
9.axholme22
10.nogginthenog18