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RUFC - Robins Post Grimsby

Rotherham United went out of the Johnstone's Paint Trophy on penalties last night, but manager, Mark Robins told the Official Site that the game 'should have been put to bed at half time.'

'We came out for the second half and never got going - again,' Robins said. 'I don't know whether this is becoming a mental thing.

'In the first half our two centre midfielders were running the game and Peter Holmes came back showing no ill effects from his recent injury, he was lively and was unlucky not to score.

'We had a couple of lads making their debuts and I was pleased with them, although there was a few lapses in concentration. Marc Newsham was buzzing. Jamie Yates had an outstanding first half but he tired later on. Chris O'Grady scored a great goal.

'But the second half needs looking at. Inexperience showed a little towards the end an we were caught ball watching.

'Generally, I thought it was a pleasing performance. We were trying to get a balance and that was difficult as we had to play six regulars but some of the lads got invaluable experience. It was unfortunate that we went out of penalites because it is a lottery.

'The players are very disappointed.'




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Writer: Herringthorpe  Mail feedback, articles or suggestions

Date:Wednesday October 10 2007

Time: 9:33AM

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the players are disappointed ???? yeah right, i`m bloody seething
Mexbro miller
POOR ALL ROUND ..... WE DONT NEED TELLING WE'RE A TEAM THAT CAN ONLY PLAY ONE HALF ... WHAT WE DO NEED TELLING IS THINGS ARE GOIN TO IMPROVE ..... MEXXY IS RIGHT WHAT HE SAYS , LOOK BOTHERED MY AR$ !!!! AS FOR PENALTIES BEING A LOTTERY , THAT TOO IS MY AR$ , WHEN YOU TAKE PENALTIES LIKE WE DID ITS SHEER CRAP NOT A LOTTERY ...... PLEASE WAKE UP ROBBO AND STOP DEFENDING THE DROSS YOU ARE PUTTING OUT , I RESPECT YOU AS A TRUE PRO AND FIRLY BELIEVE YOU WILL DO THE BUSINESS BUT I FEEL YOU HAVE TO BE MORE RUTHLESS AND CRITICAL OF THE DROSS .......
MILLERS1884
What 1884 said!!!
TheVillager
 

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