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RUFC - Holmes on his hat-trick

Rotherham United's hat-trick hero, Derek Holmes spoke to Radio Sheffield after today's three-one win over Lincoln.

'It's always nice to score goals,' he said,' and it's only the second hat-trick of my career. I just happened to be in the right place at the right time and there were three fantastic passes for my goals.

'We started at 4-3-3 today and I think that suits us with Pablo (Mils) just sitting back a bit. Mark Robins works us hard and he takes the strikers away and works with them which I think has helped us to gel. To be honest, I'm just happy to be playing and it was good to bounce back after the defeat last weekend.

'Their goal was a bit of a calamity between Graham Coughlan and Andy Warrington but that happens in football and they have been great for us this season.

'We knew it would be a difficult game today and that we had to bounce back and I think we did that in style. We just have to keep going now.'




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Writer: Herringthorpe  Mail feedback, articles or suggestions

Date:Saturday January 12 2008

Time: 8:50PM

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good game overall but i think we needed to go 4-4-2 earlier
Mexbro miller
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12/01/2008 21:20:00

all i can say is well done mr holmes and lets hope you get a few more
miller4life
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12/01/2008 23:50:00

Just out of curiosity, what do you think they do with the balls they get when they get a hat-trick?
herringthorpe
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13/01/2008 09:49:00

MASSAGE THEM OR WARM THEM UP AFTER A COLD DAY
MILLERS1884
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13/01/2008 10:24:00

You see, I wouldn't know about things like that '84!
herringthorpe
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13/01/2008 10:53:00

 

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