UK time is: 13:07:14
Vital Login
Social Login

Choose your club

Other Sites

Network Navigation

Vital Partners

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

Rotherham United vs. Notts County

New York Stadium

1 December 2012

3.00pm

Millers v Magpies FA Cup Preview

Rotherham United take a break from the league this weekend when they take on the oldest league club Notts County at the New York Stadium in the second round of the FA Cup.

The Magpies are going well in League One and come into this game in sixth place not having lost a game since taking on Sheffield United in the Johnstone's Paint Trophy in October at Meadow Lane. In fact, County hold a really impressive record of not having lost an away game since February!

The Millers have won their last two away games although they lost their last home game three-two after twice being in the lead to then bottom placed Wycombe Wanderers. Steve Evans' side are riding high in fourth place in League Two just a point behind Cheltenham Town in third place.

Vital Quotes:

Steve Evans - It's as tough as it comes as this level and we will have to put in our best performance of the season. They're flying at the moment, have quality players and had a good win last week but we saw of Stevenage in the last round and we know Notts are beatable if we are on our game.

Keith Curle - Because of our away form and because we are a division above people are going to think that we are automatically going to get into the next round but it's a difficult place to go and, I can assure you, it won't be easy. It will be a difficult task and it's important that we go there mentally and physically prepared.

Rotherham United Team News:

The Millers will have Lee Frecklington back after he played the last ten minutes of the win over Accrington mid-week. Other good news is that loanees Courtney Cameron and Jack O'Connell have been given permission by their parent clubs to play in the game. \The Millers will be without injured players Scott Shearer , Dale Tonge, David Noble, Kari Arnason, Lionel Ainsworth, Craig Morgan and Kieran Agard while Mitch Rose serves the second of a three-game ban.

Player to watch: Daniel Nardiello

Having scored five goals in four games Nards will want to carry on with more of the same

Notts County Team News:

The Magpies have Manny Smith and Jordan Stewart sidelined while Dean Leacock, former Miller Jamal Campbell-Ryce and Lee Hughes are all out suspended. Carl Regan is likely to replace Leacock at centre-half and Damion Stewart could be fit for this game.

Player to watch: Yoann Arquin

French striker who is comfortable using either foot as well as in the air and is County's top scorer this season

Ref Watch:

Darren Drysdale from Lincolnshire

The Millers welcome Gillingham to the New York Stadium next Saturday, 8th December where there will be a 3 pm 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:Saturday December 1 2012

Time: 11:39AM

 

Have Your Say

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

Recent Rotherham United Articles

RUFC - Millers Reserves Lose (Thursday November 27 2014)

RUFC - Head-to-Head v Blackpool (Thursday November 27 2014)

RUFC - Saturday - A Must Win Game (Thursday November 27 2014)

RUFC Transfer policy (Wednesday November 26 2014)

RUFC - Midfielder Joins Bury On Loan (Wednesday November 26 2014)

RUFC - Man U Youngster Signs In (Wednesday November 26 2014)

RUFC - Ref Watch v Blackpool (Wednesday November 26 2014)

RUFC - Brandy Returns (Tuesday November 25 2014)

RUFC - Defender Joins The Iron (Tuesday November 25 2014)

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 1214
2. herringthorpe 1118
3. sixpence 323
4. mos60 40
5. miller4life 36
6. nearlyataff 33
7. mvmiller 24
8. Millie Miller 24
9. axholme 18
10. zipadeedoodah 16

League Results (view all)

League Table (view table)

Team P W D L GD Pts
18. Millwall 18 4 7 7 -5 19
19. Birmingham 18 4 7 7 -14 19
20. Brighton 18 3 9 6 -3 18
21. Rotherham 18 4 6 8 -10 18
22. Wigan 18 3 8 7 -4 17
23. Bolton 17 5 2 10 -7 17
24. Blackpool 17 1 4 12 -18 7

Breaking League News

PWU Latics Podcast - FAB Thunderbirds Are Go!
Wigan : 27/11/2014 12:18:00
Wolves' team selection poser
Wolves : 27/11/2014 12:06:00
Rantie a doubt for Africa Cup of Nations
Bournemouth : 27/11/2014 11:50:00
Howe: Kermorgant has all guns blazing
Bournemouth : 27/11/2014 11:44:00
Foley rejoins Blackpool
Blackpool : 27/11/2014 11:42:00

Current Site Poll (view all polls)

Where In The League Will We Be On New Years Day
Suggested By:  
Bottom Three 42%
Just above the relegation places 18%
15th to 18th 27%
Mid table 13%
Above 10th 0%