Vital Football

Latest Rotherham United News

Damp Squib at Don Valley

Rotherham United
0 - 0
York City

Don Valley Stadium

6 November 2010 3.05pm

Attendance: 3,227

Referee:

Rotherham United were held at Don Valley this afternoon by Blue Square Premier league side York City in what was another poor display from the Millers and when you often wondered which side was the non-league side.

The Millers had the first attempt of the game when Adam Le Fondre received a good ball from Marcus Marshall on the wing but curled his shot at York 'keeper, Michael Ingham, who smothered it. On seven minutes the visitors brought a save from Andy Warrington when Jonathan Smith shot from the edge of the area. Soon after Michael Rankine had a shot from twenty yards out which narrowly flew over the crossbar. On twenty-two minutes a mistake by Johnny Mullins let in Rankine who put in a perfect cross for David McDermott on the six yard box, but the former Walsall player completely mis-kicked with the goal at his mercy allowing Ryan Cresswell to get the ball away for a corner. Cresswell was on hand again with a great block to deny James Meredith just minutes later. On the half hour mark Nicky Law was handed a gift after Ingham dropped a Mullins cross at the feet of Law but his shot sailed way over the bar. In time added on in the first half Meredith got on the end of a high ball into the area but he fired the ball over the bar.

The second half started with Law having a shot which sailed just wide of the post and on the hour mark Le Fondre got a good ball from Marshall but the Millers` top scorer headed well wide. Apart from that the Millers couldn`t get the ball into the area and it turned into a frustrating, drab affair with the only likely outlook being a replay. Andy Warrington had to be alert in the dying minutes when Rankine got free and had a fierce shot that Warrington did well to turn round the post.

I think it says it all when Alfie was on left-wing for most of the second half.

Star Player

Has to be ALFIE - played every position but goalie today


Writer:Herringthorpe
Date:Saturday November 6 2010
Time: 5:53PM

Login to post a comment

Site Journalists

Herringthorpe
Editor email
Profile
baldtobeamiller
no email
Profile

Current Poll (see more polls)

Euro 16 - Which of the 'home' teams will go the furthest
Suggested By:
England57%
Ireland11%
Wales32%

League Table

# Team P W D L Pts. GD
C Burnley 46 26 15 5 93 37
P Middlesbrough 46 26 11 9 89 32
3 Brighton 46 24 17 5 89 30
4 Hull City 46 24 11 11 83 34
5 Derby County 46 21 15 10 78 23
6 Sheff Wed 46 19 17 10 74 21
7 Ipswich 46 18 15 13 69 2
8 Cardiff 46 17 17 12 68 5
9 Brentford 46 19 8 19 65 5
10 Birmingham 46 16 15 15 63 4
11 Preston 46 15 17 14 62 0
12 Q.P.R. 46 14 18 14 60 0
13 Leeds Utd 46 14 17 15 59 -8
14 Wolves 46 14 16 16 58 -5
15 Blackburn 46 13 16 17 55 0
16 Forest 46 13 16 17 55 -4
17 Reading 46 13 13 20 52 -7
18 Bristol City 46 13 13 20 52 -17
19 Huddersfield 46 13 12 21 51 -11
20 Fulham 46 12 15 19 51 -13
21 Rotherham 46 13 10 23 49 -18
R Charlton 46 9 13 24 40 -40
R MK Dons 46 9 12 25 39 -30
R Bolton 46 5 15 26 30 -40
Latest F1 News
Latest Vital Boxing News

Recent Rotherham United  Results (view all)

Rotherham United  Fixtures (view all)

Vital Members League Table

RankNamePoints
1.herringthorpe289
2.sixpence169
3.Tony Kidding18
4.mos6011
5.mvmiller6
6.mellowmiller3
7.axholme3
8.michael larkin2
9.zipadeedoodah1