Rotherham United - Millers v Minstermen Preview
UK time is: 01:13:38
Vital Login
Social Login

Choose your club

Other Sites

Network Navigation

Vital Partners

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

Rotherham United vs. York City

New York Stadium

4 September 2012

7.30pm

Millers v Minstermen Preview

The New York Stadium hosts it's first cup game this evening when Rotherham United take on York City in the Johnstone's Paint Trophy.

The Millers go into this game on the back of a four-nil win over Bradford City at the weekend while the Bantams also won, three-one over Oxford.

The Millers got a bye in the first round of this competition last season and lost two-one to Sheffield United at Don Valley in the second round. The last time York were in this competition was in October 2003 when they lost to Halifax Town two-one at The Shay.

Vital Quotes:

Paul Raynor - We want to do well in this competition and won't be putting a second string side out although we may tinker with the side a little bit and give people a run out to see what they've got. We respect the competition and there is a trophy to be won at the end of it. York are a hard working side and they've had a good season. They will be full of confidence but so are we.

Gary Mills - We will pick what we feel is the right team to win a game of football at Rotherham. It makes no difference to me if they make changes or not. I will just focus on my team and what we are going to do. t`s a tough draw but we are capable of getting a result.

Rotherham United Team News:

It may be that the Millers leave out skipper Ian Sharps although he played with a broken hand in Saturday's win over Bradford. Johnny Mullins could start and it could be Andy Warrington in goal as Scott Shearer might not be available as his wife awaits the birth of their baby. Steve Evans could make changes to the side for this game, although, due to the rules of the competition, he will have to start with six players who played some part in the last couple of games. New boy Craig Morgan could make his debut. Definitely out is Kari Arnason who is away on International duty with Iceland.

Player to watch: Johnny Mullins

Will want to reclaim his place after injury

York City Team News:

Gary Mills has no fresh injury problems although Scott Dobie is still a few weeks away from full fitness and Chris Doig is still struggling with an knock he picked up a couple of weeks ago.

Player to watch: Michael Coulson

Joined in the summer and has already scored three goals for the Minstermen

Ref Watch:

Richard Clark from Northumberland

Next Fixtures:

The Millers travel to Port Vale for the next League game on Saturday, 8th September where it will be 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:Tuesday September 4 2012

Time: 1:25PM

 

Have Your Say

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

Recent Rotherham United Articles

RUFC - Head-to-Head v Fulham (Thursday August 27 2015)

RUFC - Frecks A Doubt For Fulham Game (Thursday August 27 2015)

RUFC - Ref Watch v Fulham (Thursday August 27 2015)

RUFC - Green Hoping For Win On Saturday (Thursday August 27 2015)

RUFC - Charlton Ticket Price Change (Wednesday August 26 2015)

RUFC - Tickets On Sale For Reading Game (Wednesday August 26 2015)

Stats: Rotherham United v Norwich City (Wednesday August 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. rybel_b 1142
2. herringthorpe 966
3. sixpence 491
4. mos60 135
5. mvmiller 41
6. Millie Miller 38
7. miller4life 33
8. nogginthenog 26
9. axholme 23
10. nearlyataff 22

League Results (view all)

Latest Results
Q.P.R. 4 - 2 Rotherham
Rotherham 0 - 0 Preston
Forest 2 - 1 Rotherham
Rotherham 1 - 4 MK Dons

League Table (view table)

Team P W D L GD Pts
18. Bristol City 4 1 1 2 -3 4
19. Reading 4 0 3 1 -1 3
20. Huddersfield 4 0 3 1 -2 3
21. Fulham 4 0 2 2 -2 2
22. Blackburn 4 0 2 2 -2 2
23. Bolton 4 0 2 2 -4 2
24. Rotherham 4 0 1 3 -6 1

Rotherham United  Fixtures (view all)

Breaking League News

Audio - Carvalhal`s Comments After Owls Sign Turner On Loan
Sheff Wed : 28/08/2015 00:27:01
Wolves have selection options
Wolves : 27/08/2015 23:57:01
Winger completes loan switch
Middlesbrough : 27/08/2015 22:14:00
Big Russian joins Dynamo Moscow
Reading : 27/08/2015 22:00:00
Wednesday Bid For Watford Forward Fernando Forestieri?
Sheff Wed : 27/08/2015 21:09:01

Current Site Poll (view all polls)

Would You Keep Same Team That Started Against Norwich For Saturday?
Suggested By:  
Yes 78%
No 22%