Vital Football

Latest Rotherham United News

RUFC - ' Schools Should Back Us'

RUFC - ' Schools Should Back Us'

Rotherham United are aiming to have a signed, framed shirt in every reception area of every school in the borough.

Mark Hitchens, the clubs community liaison officer, told The Advertiser this week, 'we want as many schools as possible to back us, after all we are their local team and I think they should be proud to back us.

'Apart from having the framed shirt there are many other benefits as well. These include free tickets for games, player visits to assemblies or one-to-one reading schemes, question and answer sessions and other projects. We are open to ideas.'

Recent surveys show that there is a lack of children attending football matches and the Millers, like other clubs, are aware of the need to 'catch 'em young' and to stop them being 'lured' away by the power of the bigger clubs.

Bobby Charlton recently spoke about getting children from behind a computer and get them out playing sport again and Mark echoed this. 'We want to get them down to Millmoor; get them more active. Our scheme can help with this.

'This is about raising the profile of Rotherham United and helping local schoolchildren at the same time.'

Any schools requiring more information please phone Mark Hitchens on:

01709 512434 or 0798 3518547



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

Join the Vital Fantasy Football League - its Free!

Writer:Herringthorpe
Date:Friday September 14 2007
Time: 10:14AM

Comments

0
Come on schools! Get involved!
herringthorpe
14/09/2007 10:17:00
Page 1/1
  1. 1

Login to post a comment

Recent Rotherham United Articles

RUFC - Young Loanee Called Up By England

Izzy Brown in U20's squad

RUFC -Head-to-Head v Barnsley

A few facts and figures of previous games between the Millers and the Tykes

Premiership Freebies In 12 Months?

With a week to go in the 2016/17 summer transfer window, Premier League clubs have players now in their final 12 months on contracts...

RUFC - Wednesday Afternoon Rumour

Latest rumour involving the Millers

Archived Vital Rotherham Articles

Vital Rotherham articles from

Site Journalists

Herringthorpe
Editor email
Profile
baldtobeamiller
no email
Profile

Current Poll (see more polls)

Our First Derby Game Of The Season v Barnsley. Will The Millers Get A Win?
Suggested By:
Yes!57%
No40%

League Table

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

Recent Rotherham United  Results (view all)

Rotherham United  Fixtures (view all)

Vital Members League Table

RankNamePoints
1.herringthorpe459
2.sixpence298
3.mos6037
4.nearlyataff36
5.mvmiller34
6.axholme27
7.Marky7922
8.Millie Miller21
9.nogginthenog19
10.miller4life17