UK time is: 00:57:05
Vital Login
Social Login

Choose your club

Other Sites

Network Navigation

Vital Partners

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

RUFC - Manager of Month a Curse?

Rotherham United manager, Mark Robins, won the League Two Manager of the Month award yesterday and most Millers fans are genuinely happy for him - but there are the doom and gloom merchants that insist the award is a curse!

Our stats man Zipadeedoodah spent yesterday evening going through his books and stats to prove this wrong and here is what he found:

I decided to do a bit of research into past winners of the award for Rotherham United.
Since January 1970 we have won the accolade 14 times prior to Robbo's award and despite only winning 4 of the games from the first League match of the next month, we have only lost 5 of these 14, including 0 defeats in the last 4 occurences.
Despite being relegated once after last season's award, promotion has been achieved the same season as 6 of these awards plus one Wembley win.
So i would hardly say they are a jinx for us....would you ???


and manager Robins, speaking to The Advertiser refused to be negative, 'there are plenty of winners who have gone onto win their next games. The award does not make any difference.'

For more of Zipadeedoodah's Millers stats visit Rotherham Vital




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: Zipadeedoodah & Caz Mail feedback, articles or suggestions

Date:Friday November 30 2007

Time: 8:58AM

Your Comments

THANK GOD SOMEBODIES GOT SOME SENSE ..... CHEERS FOR THAT ZIP ,THAT PUTS THAT ONE TO BED .... AT LAST ....
MILLERS1884
and when we win on Wednesday that will be another one put to bed, eh '84!
herringthorpe
It was really bugging me that so many people have blinkered vision when it comes to this award.
zipadeedoodah
I wonder if any manager has ever turned the award down because of the 'curse'???
herringthorpe
seems to be a bit like that
Millwalljohn
If we win, we win, if we lose , we lose but a curse PMSL!!!
TheVillager
Dennis Wise telled them to stick it up the FL a**e after winning it for Leeds in August!!!
dazza71
 

Have Your Say

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

Recent Rotherham United Articles

RUFC - Evans Says Brandy Will Be Back (Friday September 19 2014)

RUFC - Head-to-Head v Charlton Athletic (Friday September 19 2014)

RUFC - Skarz Trying Not To Foul! (Friday September 19 2014)

RUFC - Defender 'Loving It' At Rotherham (Friday September 19 2014)

RUFC - Reserves Lose First Game (Thursday September 18 2014)

RUFC - Ref Watch v Charlton (Thursday September 18 2014)

RUFC - View From The Opposition - Bolton (Thursday September 18 2014)

RUFC - Brandy Out On Loan (Wednesday September 17 2014)

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 734
2. herringthorpe 605
3. sixpence 333
4. miller4life 223
5. mos60 38
6. mvmiller 27
7. Millie Miller 24
8. axholme 14
9. nogginthenog 13
10. nearlyataff 8

League Results (view all)

League Table (view table)

Team P W D L GD Pts
16. Wigan 7 2 2 3 1 8
17. Cardiff 7 2 2 3 -1 8
18. Brighton 7 2 1 4 -2 7
19. Rotherham 7 2 1 4 -4 7
20. Birmingham 7 1 3 3 -7 6
21. Bolton 7 1 2 4 -5 5
22. Huddersfield 7 1 2 4 -8 5

Breaking League News

Meet the referee v brighton
Blackpool : 20/09/2014 00:40:00
LUFC Leeds closing in on coach appointment
Leeds Utd : 19/09/2014 21:44:00
The Birmingham Preview
Norwich : 19/09/2014 20:48:00
Match Report From Kid's Corner: Forest v Fulham
Forest : 19/09/2014 20:45:00
LUFC Will Leeds win local bragging rights?
Leeds Utd : 19/09/2014 20:00:00

Current Site Poll (view all polls)

How Many Loan Players Do You Think We Need When The Window Opens?
Suggested By:  
None 27%
One 20%
Two 10%
More 43%