UK time is: 02:58:32
Vital Login
Social Login

Choose your club

Other Sites

Network Navigation

Vital Partners

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

Aldershot Town 2 - Rotherham United 2

EBB Stadium

28 April 2012 3.00pm

Attendance: 2,578 (219 Millers)

Millers held by Shots

Rotherham United's last away game of the season ended with a two-all draw at the EBB Stadium against Aldershot Town at the weekend.

The Millers started the game the better with a Ben Pringle free-kick being fumbled by Jamie Young, before the Shot's 'keeper claimed the ball at the second attempt. Anthony Straker then gifted visiting forward Alex Revell with the ball but his shot went wide of goal while a few minutes later Pringle put the ball into the path of Gareth Evans but Young did well to get himself in front of the winger to stop him shooting. But after just nine minutes the visitors pressure paid off when Evans was brought down by Darren Jones in the area and Evans got up, dusted himself down and put away the spot kick. Pringle nearly doubled the Millers lead minutes later but Young saved well from twenty-five yards out while a shot from Evans went just over. Against run of play the Shots equalised when a Guy Madjo shot was blocked but the ball fell kindly to Peter Vinciti who slotted home from six yards out. At the other end Josh Payne cleared a Jason Taylor header off the line before young loanee striker, Sam Hoskins, who was making his first league start, chipped the perfect ball over Young and into the top of the net to give the Millers back the lead. A few minutes later a good run from Evans ended in him having a shot at goal which forced Young into a good save and the 'keeper brought off another save, this time from Revell, as he tipped the ball over the bar in the final minute of the first half.

The second half started quietly and it was eleven minutes old before the first real shot at goal, which, was a second equaliser for Aldershot after Vincenti sent a good ball to Madjo who headed home from under the crossbar. Both Evans and Pringle had shots that came to nothing while a shot from Adam Mekki, on for Wilko Risser, had Millers 'keeper Andy Warrington beaten, but the ball hit the post and went out to safety. Evans had a shot from thirty yards out which stung the hands of Young but he managed to parry the ball away. On eighty-two minutes Millers defender, Tom Newey, crudely lunged at Mekki and was shown a second yellow while minutes later referee David Coote showed Jordan Roberts, on for Mark Molesley on sixty-six minutes, a second yellow to make the last five minutes ten v ten. Reece Connolly, on for Madjo, had a couple of chances in the five minutes time added on one of which went over the bar and the other went wide to give both teams a point from an enthralling game.

Star Player

Gareth Evans




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:Monday April 30 2012

Time: 2:41PM

 

Have Your Say

Log in...
with your social network     OR     with your Vital account
Have your say
Click here to suggest an article
Click here to suggest a poll

Vital Members League (view all)

1. rybel_b 1281
2. herringthorpe 1162
3. sixpence 338
4. mos60 46
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

Away attendance tracker to be used for Forest trip
Leeds Utd : 27/11/2014 21:08:00
BWFC: Three Years On
Bolton : 27/11/2014 21:00:00
LUFC Leeds United v Derby County Team News
Leeds Utd : 27/11/2014 20:55:00
Former players shipped out on loan deadline day
Leeds Utd : 27/11/2014 20:33:00
Ajose - I have wanted to leave for three months
Leeds Utd : 27/11/2014 20:00:00

Current Site Poll (view all polls)

Where In The League Will We Be On New Years Day
Suggested By:  
Bottom Three 44%
Just above the relegation places 17%
15th to 18th 26%
Mid table 13%
Above 10th 0%