Vital Football

Latest Rotherham United News

RUFC - Hursty Goes For It

RUFC - Hursty Goes For It

Rotherham United's stalwart defender, Paul Hurst is just fourteen short of becoming the top of the Millers 'all-time appearance' table.

This is the diminutive defenders fifteenth season as a Miller and, after a knee injury last season, he is now back to full fitness and is hoping to write himself into the history books.

'To top the appearance list would be an honour and a privilege,' he told The Advertiser, 'If I'd been fit last season I would like to think I could have got close to it.'

The person Hursty has to beat is legend Danny Williams who played inside forward in the late 40's/early 50's and who turned down clubs like Arsenal and Leicester to stay with the Millers. He also managed the team from 1962-65 and older people will remember he had a sports shop in the town centre after his football career ended.

The number of appearances Hursty has to better is 492 - here's hoping, in the not too distant future, we will be reading an article on here about him doing just that.



Join the Vital Fantasy Football League - its Free!

Writer:Herringthorpe
Date:Friday August 10 2007
Time: 10:16AM

Comments

0
HURSTY'S PLAYED PRETTY WELL IN PRE-SEASON, I CAN'T SEE HIM NOT GETTING THE 14 GAMES HE NEEDS FOR THE RECORD....AND WELL DESERVED TOO.
zipadeedoodah
10/08/2007 15:24:00
0
He has played like a new player during the friendlies - maybe it's having a lot on youngsters around him that's helped. I hope he does it.
herringthorpe
10/08/2007 16:15:00
0
He will do it!! Be good to have a new record breaker in this era!
rybel_b
10/08/2007 16:28:00
Page 1/1
  1. 1

Login to post a comment

Best of International Football News

Recent Rotherham United Articles

Stats: Rotherham United v Doncaster Rovers

All the stats from Rotherham United (2) vs (1) Doncaster Rovers, New York Stadium , 24 February 2018 3.00pm Att: 11,725 (2,624 Rovers fans)

RUFC - Gaffer Wouldn't Have Had Bottle To Take Pen

Joe Newell says it feels 'great to win derby game'

RUFC - Warne 'It Was A Game Of Two Halves'

Millers Boss says today was a 'good day'

South Yorkshire Bragging Rights Go To The Millers

Rotherham United's fighting spirit did them well this afternoon after they came from one down in the first half to win the South Yorkshire derby with Doncaster Rovers two-one - but boy, did they leave it late!

Joe Mattock was back in the starting line-up for the Millers with Michael Ihiekwe, who had replaced him last week, nowhere to be seen. Rovers also made one change with Ben Whiteman replacing the injured Luke McCullough.

It was a scrappy start to the game and although Rovers

Rotherham United Archived Articles

Vital Rotherham articles from

Site Journalists

Herringthorpe
Editor email
Profile
baldtobeamiller
no email
Profile

Current Poll (see more polls)

Onto March - Six Games. Can We Keep The Unbeaten Run Going?
Suggested By:
Yes, of course we can86%
No, it's got to end sometime14%
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

Vital Members League Table

RankNamePoints
1.herringthorpe344
2.sixpence123
3.mos6069
4.mvmiller34
5.axholme20
6.Millie Miller18
7.miller4life18
8.nogginthenog14
9.Marky795
10.ucantbendit1
Vital Football Comment