UK time is: 00:31:52
Vital Login
Social Login

Choose your club

Other Sites

Network Navigation

Vital Partners

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

RUFC - Holmes 'it's early days'

Rotherham United's Peter Holmes has told the Millers fans not to panic at the teams stop-start to the season.

Twenty-six year old Holmes told The Advertiser that there is ample time to turn the season round, 'There's no need to panic yet. Yes, we'd like to be higher up the league with more points but so would most teams. We need to start picking up three points instead of one here and there. It's not championship form at the moment, but it's early days and we hope we can kick on.

'We need to have a long hard look at ourselves and have good periods of the game for longer - games are ninety minutes and there is not good being good for thirty minutes and bad for sixty - a lot can happen in that sixty minutes.

'We're not scoring freely at the moment. We are getting one goal and thinking that's enough. We have to start to put two or three goals together and people need to start taking a bit more responsibility and that includes me. They need to start looking at themselves instead of everyone else.'

Holmes, who's own form has dipped a little, sat out the mid-week game after playing, last Saturday, with pain killing injections because of a recurring toe problem. Manager, Mark Robins thinks prolonged rest might resolve the problem and that Holmes might come back stronger and fitter.






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.

Join the Vital Fantasy Football League - its Free!

The Journalist

Writer: Herringthorpe  Mail feedback, articles or suggestions

Date:Friday October 5 2007

Time: 8:57AM

Your Comments (oldest first)

Change to most recent first
At least we know now why he was awol at Macclesfield!
rybel_b
Report Abuse
05/10/2007 19:31:00

Yep! Heard various reports - some say he will be OK for tomorrow, but the one I went with was that the manager says he may be rested for some time - but, who knows in football?
herringthorpe
Report Abuse
05/10/2007 19:43:00

 

Have Your Say

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

Recent Rotherham United Articles

Stats: Rotherham United v Millwall (Saturday February 28 2015)

Millers v Lions Preview (Saturday February 28 2015)

RUFC - Evans 'Fans Vital To The Cause' (Friday February 27 2015)

RUFC - No Contract Talks Yet (Friday February 27 2015)

RUFC - Morgs Hoping For Contract Offer (Friday February 27 2015)

RUFC - Hunt 'There Are Positives' (Friday February 27 2015)

RUFC - Head-to-Head v Millwall (Friday February 27 2015)

RUFC - Ward 'It's A Six-Pointer' (Friday February 27 2015)

Archived Rotherham United Articles

List All Vital Rotherham Articles
Have your say
Click here to suggest an article
Click here to suggest a poll

League Results (view all)

League Table (view table)

Team P W D L GD Pts
18. Reading 34 11 7 16 -16 40
19. Fulham 34 11 6 17 -12 39
20. Brighton 34 8 13 13 -5 37
21. Rotherham 34 8 13 13 -16 37
22. Millwall 34 7 10 17 -23 31
23. Wigan 34 6 10 18 -16 28
24. Blackpool 34 4 10 20 -39 22

Breaking League News

Rotherham : 28/02/2015 23:16:00
That was worse - Karanka
Middlesbrough : 28/02/2015 21:53:00
Bournemouth hit wall of Steele
Bournemouth : 28/02/2015 21:09:00
Tindall: It will turn for us
Bournemouth : 28/02/2015 21:06:00
Bournemouth : 28/02/2015 20:30:00

Current Site Poll (view all polls)

Will Steve Evans Still Be In Charge Of The Millers At The Start Of Next Season
Suggested By:  
Yes, of course he will 54%
No 26%
I'm not sure 20%