UK time is: 15:21:20
Vital Login
Social Login

Choose your club

Other Sites

Network Navigation

Vital Partners

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

RUFC - 'keep setting standards'

Rotherham United rose into the play-off places this weekend in League Two after beating Shrewsbury two-nil. I suppose it's really too early to be talking about automatic promotion but manager, Mark Robins is setting his squad the challenge of staying up there.

Speaking to The Star Robins said, 'This win takes us to third and it's a case of 'can we stay there'. The players have the belief. If we continue to show the form we've been showing I believe we won't be far away.

'We keep setting standards and then taking them higher and I am very pleased, but, there is a long long way to go.'

Robins also said the performance on Saturday was a professional job and a perfect response to the dismal display last Tuesday. 'With the pride they have they were not going to under-perform on Saturday,' he said.

Robins also had praise for the fans saying, 'the noise the supporters were making was like it was a few years ago when I was playing.'

He had a word for record breaker Paul Hurst saying that he wasn't happy about being left out of the team but, 'he was philosophical and, as usual, was absolutely brilliant about it. It is nice he's done it and it was a lovely moment when he went on with the crowd all rising to him.'




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

The Journalist

Writer: Herringthorpe  Mail feedback, articles or suggestions

Date:Monday November 26 2007

Time: 11:07AM

Your Comments (oldest first)

Change to most recent first
Is it me or do the lines appear much earlier on the league tables than what they used to do?
herringthorpe
Report Abuse
26/11/2007 11:13:00

Yes Caz, they seem to be there from day one now, rather than the last month of the season.
rybel_b
Report Abuse
26/11/2007 15:10:00

it gives teams false dawns and horizons being up so early in the season
miller4life
Report Abuse
27/11/2007 00:06:00

 

Have Your Say

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

Recent Rotherham United Articles

Millers v Royals Preview (Tuesday April 28 2015)

RUFC - Keep Off The Pitch (Tuesday April 28 2015)

RUFC - Evans Wants Big Performance (Tuesday April 28 2015)

RUFC - Head-to-Head v Reading (Monday April 27 2015)

RUFC - Gaffer Plea To Fans (Monday April 27 2015)

RUFC - Ref Watch v Reading (Monday April 27 2015)

RUFC -Championship Round-Up (Monday April 27 2015)

RUFC - Millers Award Night (Sunday April 26 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

Vital Members League (view all)

1. rybel_b 1000
2. herringthorpe 993
3. sixpence 260
4. mos60 57
5. mvmiller 41
6. Millie Miller 31
7. miller4life 31
8. axholme 23
9. nogginthenog 22
10. sthelensmiller 13

League Results (view all)

League Table (view table)

Team P W D L GD Pts
18. Bolton 45 13 12 20 -12 51
19. Reading 44 12 11 21 -23 47
20. Brighton 45 10 16 19 -10 46
21. Rotherham 44 10 15 19 -22 45
22. Millwall 45 9 14 22 -32 41
23. Wigan 45 9 12 24 -22 39
24. Blackpool 45 4 13 28 -55 25

Breaking League News

Vital Derby Needs You
Derby County : 28/04/2015 15:00:01
Video: AFCB v Bolton
Bournemouth : 28/04/2015 14:50:00
The Opposition View - Rotherham
Reading : 28/04/2015 14:12:00
Wolves : 28/04/2015 14:00:01
Bent Set For Reading Return
Derby County : 28/04/2015 14:00:00

Current Site Poll (view all polls)

Will We Stay Up?
Suggested By:  
YES 61%
No 39%