UK time is: 23:04:58
Vital Login
Social Login

Choose your club

Other Sites

Network Navigation

Vital Partners

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

Yeovil 1 - Rotherham 0

Huish Park

21 April 2007 3 pm

Attendance: 5 878

Millers lose narrowly

A spirited performance by Rotherham United in the second half could not stop them coming away from Huish Park pointless, after they were undone seconds before the break when a cross from Chris Cohen found the head of Marcus Stewart who, in turn, found the back of the net.

Rotherham United made the first half of this game look hard as they huffed and puffed round Huish Park without really putting Yeovil under any pressure although the Millers did have chances to score when in the first minute Chris O`Grady put the ball just wide and on the twenty-fifth minute Ian Henderson after a fantastic solo run, powerfully struck the ball but it was right down the keepers throat. Henderson also had another shot a minute after Stewart`s goal but it went just over the bar.

Yeovil had plenty of chances before the goal, Stephen Brogan slid in and took the ball away from Adam Rooney before he had chance to shoot, David Worrell cleared off the line and just minutes later Marcus Stewart hit the foot of the post. Yeovil also had a good shout for hand ball against Rossi Jarvis but referee Mr Williamson said it was accidental.

Rotherham made a tactical change for the start of the second half with Richie Partridge coming on for Michael Keane. And the Millers started this half like the first when an out swinging corner from Jarvis went towards the far post but was cleared by Australian Scott Guyett. Yeovil had a couple of chances when Rooney went past Neil Cutler in the visitor`s goal but failed to score and Delroy Facey cleared from Adam Davies.

But, the home team looked nervous for the last twenty-five minutes and the Millers started to get into the game with good shots from Marc Newsham (on for O`Grady), Henderson, Partridge and a header just over the bar from Ian Sharps. Mark Robins decided to 'blood` youngster Natt Kerr when he put him on for the final fifteen minutes for David Worrell.

But it wasn`t to be for the already relegated Millers, though I am sure Mark Robins will be disappointed not to at least be coming home from Somerset with a point tonight.

A mention for the one hundred and forty six faithful Millers fans who, at times, out sung the large home crowd and as the game ended were seen to be doing the conga round the Copse Road end of the ground.

Star Player

Stephen Brogan




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 April 21 2007

Time: 5:55PM

Your Comments

no cutting edge again it seems, i wonder if Mr Facey has his eyes on somewhere else ?
Mexbro miller
I hope there are photo's of the congaists!
herringthorpe
 

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. herringthorpe 705
2. rybel_b 674
3. sixpence 248
4. mos60 33
5. Millie Miller 24
6. nearlyataff 19
7. mvmiller 15
8. axholme 14
9. miller4life 13
10. sthelensmiller 6

League Results (view all)

League Table (view table)

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

Breaking League News

Bournemouth : 17/12/2014 22:25:00
LUFC Redfearn to finally land his man
Leeds Utd : 17/12/2014 19:12:00
FA Cup 3rd Round Ticket News
Fulham : 17/12/2014 17:40:00
Palmer One Off Career Milestone
Sheff Wed : 17/12/2014 17:35:00
Fulham Youngsters Moment of Glory
Fulham : 17/12/2014 17:32:00

Current Site Poll (view all polls)

Will you be going to the FA Cup game against Bournemouth?
Suggested By:  
Yes 45%
No 50%
Not Decided 5%