Rotherham United - Millers visit Shrimps
UK time is: 22:42:43
Vital Login
Social Login

Choose your club

Other Sites

Network Navigation

Vital Partners

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

Morecambe vs. Rotherham

Christie Park

16 August 2008


Millers visit Shrimps

Rotherham United go to Christie Park tomorrow on the back of two wins - one in the League and one in the Cup. The Millers have something to prove tomorrow after being on the end of a five-one drubbing here last season against the club who have been voted the 'most liked club in the Football League' in a recent survey.
Morecambe, who drew at Wycombe last weekend were dumped out of the Carling Cup by Nottingham Forest on Wednesday night which may make them more determined to win tomorrow.

Vital Quotes:

Mark Robins - I watched Morecambe lose against Nottingham Forest but we shouldn't be fooled. It will be a different game tomorrow. We lost there five-one last season and we need a good result to erase that from our memories.'

Morecambe Team News:

It could be that Sammy McIlroy will go back to the team that drew last weekend with Wycombe. Matt Blinkhorn will probably return with Wayne Curtis dropping to the subs bench.

Player to watch: DAVID ARTELL

Ex Miller and still a big fan of Rotherham, David Artell is an experience centre-half. He likens Morecambe to Rotherham saying, 'When I played for Rotherham it was a lovely, friendly club and I got the same feeling at Morecambe.'

Rotherham Team News:

The Millers could have Drew Broughton in the squad, who has just signed on a short term deal. Jamie Green will probably deputise for the suspended Marc Joseph. Marc Newsham, with a heel problem, and Mark Burchill, who has a groin injury, are both still struggling

Player to watch: REUBEN REID

Seems to be able to battle his way through any defence, can find the net and has fast become a fans favourite

Ref Watch:

Chris D Sarginson from Staffordshire

Next Fixtures:

The Millers are at home to Chester City on Saturday, 23 August with a 3.00pm kick-off

The Journalist

Writer: Herringthorpe  Mail feedback, articles or suggestions

Date:Friday August 15 2008

Time: 3:24PM

Your Comments (oldest first)

Change to most recent first
be nice to get a hatrick of wins
Mexbro miller
Report Abuse
15/08/2008 16:58:00

It would indeed, Mex. Be interesting to see how the team travels too - I mean, I know we travelled to Hillsborough but that's only round the corner.
Report Abuse
15/08/2008 19:46:00


Have Your Say

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

Recent Rotherham United Articles

RUFC - Warren Out On Loan (Friday November 27 2015)

RUFC - Another Addition For Millers (Friday November 27 2015)

RUFC - Striker Recalled (Friday November 27 2015)

RUFC - Luke Will Fight For A Place (Thursday November 26 2015)

RUFC - Redfearn 'Hyam A Welcome Addition' (Thursday November 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. herringthorpe 810
2. rybel_b 769
3. sixpence 367
4. mos60 74
5. Millie Miller 30
6. mvmiller 29
7. axholme 19
8. nogginthenog 14
9. miller4life 12
10. zipadeedoodah 8

League Results (view all)

League Table (view table)

Team P W D L GD Pts
18. Forest 17 4 5 8 -5 17
19. Bristol City 17 3 7 7 -9 16
20. Charlton 17 4 4 9 -11 16
21. Huddersfield 17 3 6 8 -9 15
22. MK Dons 17 4 3 10 -9 15
23. Rotherham 17 3 3 11 -15 12
24. Bolton 17 1 8 8 -13 11

Rotherham United  Fixtures (view all)

Breaking League News

RUFC - Lenighan Will Give 'One Hundred Per Cent'
Rotherham : 27/11/2015 22:24:00
RUFC - Warren Out On Loan
Rotherham : 27/11/2015 21:58:01
Hull City : 27/11/2015 21:32:01
Boro hope to bridge gap
Middlesbrough : 27/11/2015 21:10:01
Vital Match Preview - Wednesday at Blackburn Rovers
Sheff Wed : 27/11/2015 19:28:01

Current Site Poll (view all polls)

Which Of The Following Ex-Millers Would You Like To See Again In A Rotherham Shirt
Suggested By:  
Alfie 31%
Alan Lee 8%
Alex Revell 15%
Martin McIntosh 10%
Tony Towner 31%
Leo Fortune-West 5%