UK time is: 01:21:53
Vital Login
Social Login

Choose your club

Other Sites

Network Navigation

Vital Partners

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

Robins asks for players belief

Following Rotherham United's highest home defeat since the 7-2 defeat by Bournemouth in October 1972, caretaker boss Mark Robins has asked if the players have the belief that we could still stay up.

'It was a bad defeat on Saturday but, as professionals, you have to pick yourself up and we still have 10 games to go,' said Robins.
'I asked them if there is still belief in the dressing room and, really, looking at Saturday would suggest that there is a real lack of belief in themselves to get us out of it".

Robins insisted that bridging the 11 point gap between The Millers and 5th from bottom Chesterfield, is not an impossible task.
'It depends how you react to things but while you still have a chance mathematically then you have a chance and you have to go for it,' he told The Rotherham Star.

'We had a positive week leading up to the game but you look for a reaction from players and we are reacting to situations when it's too late whereas you have got to be lively, got to be expecting things, realising danger.
'The previous week had heightened the senses, a change of manager, change of voice, and something happens.
'This week, it dropped off a little bit again and we've been severely punished for it. The two games have been chalk and cheese.
'I take encouragement from some of the attacking play and we could, on another day, put away some of those chances.'

Robins has been told he will still be in charge for Saturday's trip to fellow relegation fighters Brentford as the board are still looking for the ideal replacement for sacked manager Alan Knill.




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:Tuesday March 13 2007

Time: 12:19PM

Your Comments

We need belief and a lot of luck!
herringthorpe
And a miracle Caz,too much to do now,sorry to say.
eebbee
8 WINS OUT OF 10 NEEDED, NOT IMPOSSIBLE BUT HIGHLY UNLIKELY.
zipadeedoodah
 

Have Your Say

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

Recent Rotherham United Articles

RUFC - Evans 'Becchio Deserved Goal' (Saturday September 20 2014)

RUFC - Gaffer Delighted With Second Half (Saturday September 20 2014)

Another Point At Home For Millers (Saturday September 20 2014)

Millers v Addicks Preview (Saturday September 20 2014)

RUFC - Evans Says Brandy Will Be Back (Friday September 19 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 856
2. herringthorpe 723
3. sixpence 429
4. miller4life 237
5. mos60 39
6. mvmiller 30
7. Millie Miller 24
8. nearlyataff 19
9. nogginthenog 15
10. axholme 14

League Results (view all)

League Table (view table)

Team P W D L GD Pts
16. Cardiff 8 2 3 3 -1 9
17. Wigan 7 2 2 3 1 8
18. Brighton 8 2 2 4 -2 8
19. Rotherham 8 2 2 4 -4 8
20. Birmingham 8 1 4 3 -7 7
21. Bolton 8 1 2 5 -6 5
22. Huddersfield 8 1 2 5 -11 5

Breaking League News

Howson And Hooper Fit To Face Shrews
Norwich : 22/09/2014 23:20:00
Ipswich Make It Three In A Row
Ipswich : 22/09/2014 22:24:00
Cardiff Rebuffed In Slade Request
Cardiff : 22/09/2014 20:30:00
Our Best Championship XI
Bolton : 22/09/2014 19:00:00
Royals injury update
Reading : 22/09/2014 18:43:00

Current Site Poll (view all polls)

Who Should Start In Goal Against Ipswich?
Suggested By:  
Adam Collin 67%
Scott Loach 0%
They Are Both As Good As Each Other 33%