Rotherham United - RUFC - Robins Post Macclesfield
UK time is: 13:32:20
Vital Login
Social Login

Choose your club

Other Sites

Network Navigation

Vital Partners

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

RUFC - Robins Post Macclesfield

Rotherham United beat Macclesfield three-nil at home today and here are the manager, Mark Robins thoughts after the game.

'They made it very difficult for us today,' he told Radio Sheffield. 'In the first half, although not under any severe pressure, they made us work really hard and at times we didn't have any forwards up the pitch they were all helping out at the back. We hit the post and got into positions we maybe should have scored from.
There was evidence we'd played a lot of games in a short space of time.

'We spoke about it at half-time and tweaked it slightly. We pushed Ian Ross further on and Mark Hudson is more suited to playing down the middle. We picked the tempo up a little in the second half and I thought it was an excellent performance and we kept going. We were pleased when the first goal went in because we knew they'd have to come out at us a bit more and we could get them on the break.

'Today, we lost Chris O'Grady just before the game and we have to have players who can take their opportunity and come in and I thought it might be Marc Newsham's turn. But, it just wasn't his day today.

'I think I have to make a special mention of Ryan Taylor today. He looked electric and lit the place up when he came on today and he could have had three goals and be taking the match ball home. He was phenomenal and Mark Hudson had a good game and got into some good positions too.

'We have to be careful and make sure we don't leave gaps at the back because if we do teams will punish us. Andy Warrington's kicking wasn't the best today but it was a one off. I feel the back four and the goalkeeper work as a unit and they've been outstanding for us so far this season.'




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:Tuesday January 1 2008

Time: 6:26PM

Your Comments (oldest first)

Change to most recent first
Hardly say excellent, Mark, tbh.
herringthorpe
Report Abuse
01/01/2008 19:36:00

workmanlike is how i would describe todays performance
Mexbro miller
Report Abuse
01/01/2008 19:39:00

but it got us 3 points however you describe it
miller4life
Report Abuse
01/01/2008 22:25:00

Very true 4life it did! And, I can't even say a better team would have got the better of us - it just wasn't flowing as well as it had been.
herringthorpe
Report Abuse
01/01/2008 22:37:00

 

Have Your Say

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

Recent Rotherham United Articles

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 1249
2. herringthorpe 1107
3. sixpence 265
4. mos60 144
5. Millie Miller 22
6. miller4life 22
7. mvmiller 15
8. handyhaddock 9
9. nogginthenog 7
10. zipadeedoodah 5

League Results (view all)

League Table (view table)

Team P W D L GD Pts
17. Fulham 46 14 10 22 -21 52
18. Bolton 46 13 12 21 -13 51
19. Reading 46 13 11 22 -21 50
20. Rotherham 46 11 16 19 -21 49
21. Brighton 46 10 17 19 -10 47
22. Millwall 46 9 14 23 -34 41
23. Wigan 46 9 12 25 -25 39

Breaking League News

RUFC - Rumours, Rumours, Rumours
Rotherham : 30/05/2015 10:01:01
Coming Up - Port Vale To Shrewsbury Town
Wigan : 30/05/2015 09:46:01
Man City midfielder says he would love return to Leeds
Leeds Utd : 30/05/2015 09:09:00
LUFC Thompson breaks his silence
Leeds Utd : 30/05/2015 08:00:01
Forest Face Teddy's Stevenage!
Forest : 30/05/2015 07:30:01

Current Site Poll (view all polls)

Who Should Wear The Millers Armband Next Season?
Suggested By:  
Kari Arnason 23%
Kirk Broadfoot 11%
Adam Collin 3%
Lee Frecklington 57%
Paul Green 3%
RIchie Smallwood 3%
Other 0%