Rotherham United - RUFC - Hursty Goes For It
UK time is: 14:34:33
Vital Login
Social Login

Choose your club

Other Sites

Network Navigation

Vital Partners

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

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.




Use your social login to comment on front page articles. Login using you Facebook, Twitter, Google or LinkedIn accounts and have your say!



Join the Vital Fantasy Football League - its Free!

The Journalist

Writer: Herringthorpe  Mail feedback, articles or suggestions

Date:Friday August 10 2007

Time: 10:16AM

Your Comments (oldest first)

Change to most recent first
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
Report Abuse
10/08/2007 15:24:00

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
Report Abuse
10/08/2007 16:15:00

He will do it!! Be good to have a new record breaker in this era!
rybel_b
Report Abuse
10/08/2007 16:28:00

 

Have Your Say

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

Recent Rotherham United Articles

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 120
2. herringthorpe 103
3. sixpence 36
4. mos60 16
5. miller4life 2
6. nogginthenog 1
7. mvmiller 1

League Results (view all)

League Table (view table)

Team P W D L GD Pts
17. Fulham 46 14 10 22 -21 52
18. Bolton 46 13 12 21 -13 51
19. Reading 46 13 11 22 -21 50
20. Rotherham 46 11 16 19 -21 49
21. Brighton 46 10 17 19 -10 47
22. Millwall 46 9 14 23 -34 41
23. Wigan 46 9 12 25 -25 39

Breaking League News

Hughes Reveals Brighton Frustration
Brighton : 03/06/2015 13:59:00
Owls Legend Hirst On Chansiri And Summer Transfers
Sheff Wed : 03/06/2015 13:51:00
First Brighton Signing Confirmed
Brighton : 03/06/2015 13:42:00
Wednesday Chasing Talented Rovers Midfielder?
Sheff Wed : 03/06/2015 12:43:00
Bees Head To Portugal
Brentford : 03/06/2015 11:55:00

Current Site Poll (view all polls)

Would You Like The First Game Of Next Season To Be At Home or Away
Suggested By:  
Home 60%
Away 0%
It doesn't matter 40%