UK time is: 04:07:12
Vital Login
Social Login

Choose your club

Other Sites

Network Navigation

Vital Partners

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

Northampton Town vs. Rotherham United

Sixfields Stadium

22 April 2011

7.45pm

Millers v Cobblers Preview

Rotherham United travel to the Sixfields Stadium today to take on Northampton Town knowing that they need to win this game to stand a chance of getting in the play-offs while the Cobblers know a win would move them away from the relegation spots.

Both teams go into this Friday night game having drawn two and lost one of their last three games. Town were actually two up against high flying Wycombe recently only to let the lead go and come away with just a point, while the Millers are struggling for goals, having only scored one in the last three games.

Vital Quotes:

Gary Johnson has declared Friday night's game the 'Claret and White Night' and says - There was a fantastic atmosphere when we played Torquay on a Friday night and it would be great if we can replicate that against Rotherham and get that win we want. We're certainly not in a position to rest on our laurels or believe we're better than we are. The pressure's on, and that's why we need everybody bouncing around the ground.
Andy Holt - Hopefully the fans will get behind us on Friday night and we get the vital win that moves us away from the danger area.

Northampton Town Team News:


Steve Collis will keep his place in the Cobblers goal with Chris Dunn recovering from a face injury. Guillem Bauza has declared himself fit but Andy Holt is a major doubt while Kevin Thornton is out with a knee injury and John Johnson is out with a thigh problem

Player to watch: Shaun Harrad

Joined the Cobblers in January from Burton scoring five goals since then and forming a good partnership with Bauza. (He scored a hat-trick for Burton against the Millers in September, but the less said about that the better!)

Rotherham United Team News:

Andy Scott is hopeful that both Andy Warrington and Ian Thomas-Moore will be fit for the trip to Sixfields. If Warrington isn't fit then Jamie Annerson will continue in goal. Adam Le Fondre could be recalled from the bench and the only certain absentee is Johnny Mullins who is going to be out for some months

Player to watch: Tom Pope

Was recently recalled from Port Vale who he joined on loan at the end of January and has done well since his return and is due a goal or three.

Match Facts & Stats

Ref Watch:

KP Stroud from Hampshire

Next Fixtures:

The Millers take on Gillingham on Easter Monday, 25th April with a 3.00pm kick off




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:Friday April 22 2011

Time: 1:05PM

Your Comments (oldest first)

Change to most recent first
We drew 2-2 at Wycombe, not a 4-2 loss! Anyway, MASSIVE games for both teams tonight, us Town supporters are very confident about this one especially. Good luck for the rest of the season after tonight!!
Cobbler_Matt
Report Abuse
22/04/2011 16:06:00

Sorry, Matt, must have had a brainstorm when I wrote that
herringthorpe
Report Abuse
23/04/2011 00:01:00

No prob! doing a great job.
Cobbler_Matt
Report Abuse
24/04/2011 19:47:00

 

Have Your Say

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

Recent Rotherham United Articles

RUFC - Reserves Get Away Draw (Tuesday March 31 2015)

RUFC - How Many Points To Survive? (Monday March 30 2015)

RUFC - Technology Or Not For Refs? (Saturday March 28 2015)

RUFC - Evans Looking To Go Forward (Friday March 27 2015)

RUFC- Brindley Back Out On Loan (Thursday March 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

League Results (view all)

League Table (view table)

Team P W D L GD Pts
18. Huddersfield 39 11 11 17 -19 44
19. Reading 38 12 8 18 -19 44
20. Fulham 39 12 7 20 -18 43
21. Rotherham 39 9 13 17 -20 40
22. Wigan 39 8 11 20 -17 35
23. Millwall 39 7 12 20 -31 33
24. Blackpool 39 4 11 24 -48 23

Breaking League News

LUFC Four see red as Eire claim last gasp draw
Leeds Utd : 31/03/2015 20:44:01
RUFC - Reserves Get Away Draw
Rotherham : 31/03/2015 20:11:00
LUFC Double blow for Cook
Leeds Utd : 31/03/2015 19:51:01
LUFC Leeds Midfielder having trial with Scunthorpe
Leeds Utd : 31/03/2015 19:06:00
Countdown To Bournemouth Showdown Begins!
Ipswich : 31/03/2015 18:28:00

Current Site Poll (view all polls)

Is It Time For Better Technology For Officials
Suggested By:  
Yes 60%
No 0%
In Some Things 40%