Football

.

Millers downed by Vale: Match Review

Published Add your comment

Rotherham's hopes of an automatic promotion place were severely dented by a 2-1 defeat against Port Vale.

The Millers' best chance of a poor first half fell to Craig McAllister, who needed an extra touch to control Adam Le Fondre's pass and lost the opportunity.

At the other end Sean Rigg forced a good save from Andy Warrington with a fierce drive.

But two goals in as many minutes by the visitors turned the game on its head. A 59th-minute corner was cleared by Rotherham but the ball came in again from Louis Dodds, Pablo Mills missed his clearance and Craig Davies was left with the simplest of close-range tap-ins.

Two minutes later Tommy Fraser's free-kick on the left picked out Marc Richards at the far post and he volleyed past Warrington.

Walker gave Rotherham hope 10 minutes from time with a 20-yard free-kick but the hosts could not find a leveller.

Copyright (c) PA Sport 2009, All Rights Reserved.

Do YOU want to write for GiveMeSport? Get started today by signing-up and submitting an article HERE: http://gms.to/writeforgms

Topics:
Rotherham United
Andy Warrington
Pablo Mills
Louis Dodds
Football
Craig McAllister
Marc Richards
Port Vale
Sean Rigg
Craig Davies
Adam Le Fondre
Tommy Fraser

Article Comments

Report author of article

Please let us know if you believe this article is in violation of our editorial policy, please only report articles for one of the following reasons.

Report author

DISCLAIMER

This article has been written by a member of the GiveMeSport Writing Academy and does not represent the views of GiveMeSport.com or SportsNewMedia. The views and opinions expressed are solely that of the author credited at the top of this article. GiveMeSport.com and SportsNewMedia do not take any responsibility for the content of its contributors.

Want more content like this?

Like our GiveMeSport Facebook Page and you will get this directly to you.

Already Subscribed to Facebook, don't ask me again

Follow GiveMeSport on Twitter and you will get this directly to you.

Already Following, don't ask me again

Like our GiveMeSport Page and you will get this directly to you.

Already Subscribed to G+, don't ask me again