Vital Football

Latest Rochdale AFC News

We Were Well Beaten

We Were Well Beaten

Keith Hill has said that despite our improvements recently, too many players reverted to type in the game against Oxford, so he can't begrudge them the victory.

Speaking to the media following the 3-0 defeat, Hill said he had initially hoped at best to lose only four of the last 18 games, and the Oxford result means we have lost a fifth out of 17 and he's disappointed with that.

'We were a shadow of the way we have been, with and without the ball and especially without the ball. But I don't want to be too critical of the players because we've come a long way. One or two of them reverted to type.'

He adds that the team did let themselves and the supporters down, and they played like it was a game that didn't matter at the end of the season and that's something he won't tolerate in the future, although he does understand that players at this stage of the season when they are out of contract in the summer can sometimes lose their focus.

His bottom line is that he's seen enough improvement to be encouraged about going into next season.

Apply To Be A Site Editor



Click here to join in the debate on the club forum.

Writer:Site Staff
Date:Sunday April 21 2013
Time: 9:21PM

Login to post a comment

Recent Rochdale Articles

Storm Caroline To Disrupt Weekend Action?

Fans are being urged to pay attention to the weather reports this weekend with parts of the United Kingdom set for snow.

EFL Trophy Third Round Draw (8/12/17)

The draw for the third round of this season's EFL Trophy took place earlier today.

EFL Trophy 3rd Round Ball Numbers Known (7/12/17)

The third round draw for this season's EFL Trophy will take place on Friday afternoon and the ball numbers for the draw are now known.

League 1 PFA Player Of The Month Vote (Nov)

It's that time of the month again where Vital Football readers can help decide last month's PFA Player of the Month Award for League One.

Rochdale Archived Articles

Vital Dale articles from

Site Journalists

Write for Vital Dale
Write For Vital Dale
Apply Here

Current Poll (see more polls)

Coventry v Rochdale
Suggested By:
Rochdale win43%
Coventry win35%
Draw22%
Vital Football Comment
Latest F1 News
Latest Vital Boxing News
Write for Vital Football

Recent Rochdale Results (view all)

Rochdale Fixtures (view all)

The Vital Football Members League