Vital Football

Latest Rotherham United News

RUFC - Ref Watch v Northampton

RUFC - Ref Watch v Northampton
Nigel Miller from County Durham

Nigel was appointed to the National List of Assistant Referees in 1996 and seven years later was promoted to the National List of Referees. He says that the highlights of his career so far are his three trips to the Millennium Stadium.

The last time Nigel was in charge of a Millers game was almost a year ago at Don Valley Stadium where a Shaun Harrad penalty on twenty-eight minutes was enough to give the Millers all three points against Accrington Stanley. That day the only card Nigel produced was a yellow for Stanley's Aristote Nsiala.

Not a stranger to the Millers, having been in the middle for a few games, he has twice sent off Millers players. In the game at Don Valley against Torquay in February 2010 with the game at one-one, and in the last minute, a bad tackle from Gary Roberts on Rowe-Turner saw him receive his second yellow of the night and an early bath.

He was also in the middle for our Carling Cup game at Hillsborough in August 2008 when the game was one-all at ninety minutes thanks to an Alex Rhodes equalising goal a minute after Etienne Esajas had put Sheffield Wednesday into the lead. In the one hundred and sixteenth minute Marc Joseph saw red after fetching down Leon Clarke and Esajas curled the ball into the bottom corner of the net from the resulting free-kick. Two minutes later Reuben Reid got a second equaliser for the Millers and the visitors won five-three on penalties.

So far this season Nigel has officiated in twenty-five games and shown seventy-two yellow cards and two red cards.

Running the line at the New York Stadium on Saturday will be …
Warren Broadbent from Tyne & Wear
and
Daniel Meeson from Staffordshire

The Fourth Official will be …
William Smallwood from Cheshire

Writer:Herringthorpe
Date:Wednesday January 30 2013
Time: 9:16AM

Login to post a comment

Recent Rotherham United Articles

RUFC - This Time Last Year

One year ago today . . . .

RUFC - Stubbs Wants Players To Take More Responsibility

Millers Boss says that only wins will 'buy him time'

RUFC -Head-to-Head v Huddersfield Town

A few facts and figures of previous games between the Millers and the Terriers

RUFC - Leeds Tickets Now On Sale

Tickets for our home game with Leeds on sale

Archived Vital Rotherham Articles

Vital Rotherham articles from

Site Journalists

Herringthorpe
Editor email
Profile
baldtobeamiller
no email
Profile

Current Poll (see more polls)

Two Games Left In September - How Many Points Will The Millers Get?
Suggested By:
Six points3%
Four Points5%
Three Points14%
Two Points2%
One Point14%
Let's Talk About Something Else!62%

League Table

# Team P W D L Pts. GD
1 Norwich 9 6 2 1 20 6
2 Huddersfield 9 6 1 2 19 4
3 Brighton 9 5 2 2 17 6
4 Reading 9 5 2 2 17 0
5 Newcastle 9 5 1 3 16 10
6 Birmingham 9 4 4 1 16 4
7 Barnsley 9 5 0 4 15 6
8 Wolves 9 4 3 2 15 3
9 Brentford 9 4 2 3 14 6
10 Bristol City 9 4 2 3 14 5
11 Sheff Wed 9 4 2 3 14 -1
12 Leeds Utd 9 4 1 4 13 -1
13 Fulham 9 3 4 2 13 -2
14 Ipswich 9 3 3 3 12 0
15 Forest 9 3 2 4 11 -2
16 Q.P.R. 9 3 2 4 11 -4
17 Aston Villa 9 1 6 2 9 0
18 Burton 9 2 3 4 9 -2
19 Preston 9 3 0 6 9 -4
20 Blackburn 9 2 2 5 8 -6
21 Cardiff 9 2 2 5 8 -7
22 Derby County 9 1 3 5 6 -6
23 Rotherham 9 1 3 5 6 -12
24 Wigan 9 1 2 6 5 -3
Latest F1 News
Latest Vital Boxing News

Recent Rotherham United  Results (view all)

Rotherham United  Fixtures (view all)

Sep 27 2016 7:45PM : Huddersfield Town (a)
Sky Bet Championship
Oct 1 2016 3:00PM : Newcastle United (H)
Sky Bet Championship
Oct 15 2016 3:00PM : Norwich City (a)
Sky Bet Championship
Oct 18 2016 7:45PM : Birmingham City (a)
Sky Bet Championship
Oct 22 2016 3:00PM : Reading (H)
Sky Bet Championship
Oct 29 2016 3:00PM : Ipswich Town (a)
Sky Bet Championship

Vital Members League Table

RankNamePoints
1.herringthorpe430
2.sixpence200
3.Tony Kidding96
4.nearlyataff33
5.Marky7926
6.mos6025
7.Millie Miller24
8.axholme22
9.mvmiller22
10.nogginthenog15