'We should have scored more,' says Rotherham United boss Paul Warne

By Paul Davis | 14/09/2019

'We should have scored more,' says Rotherham United boss Paul Warne
Freddie Ladapo scores his second goal. Picture by Steve Mettam

BOSS Paul Warne reckons Rotherham United could have won by an even greater margin after watching his side demolish Bolton Wanderers today.

The Millers' 6-1 League One victory over the Trotters has been bettered at AESSEAL New York York Stadium only by the 6-0 thrashing of Notts County back in the 2013/2014 campaign.

But Warne believes his men could have triumphed by more than six goals as they recorded their first home win of the campaign to move up to 13th place in the table with at least one game in hand on nearly every club above them.

Warne, whose team recovered from going a goal behind early on, said: "The belief from the lads was really good.

"I think we could have taken another few chances. I thought the lads moved the ball really well and looked fit and strong. We're pleased.​"

Bolton were playing their first league match since being saved by a takeover and signing nine new players on transfer deadline day.

"I think that Bolton will go on from strength to strength," Warne said. "Their manager, Keith Hill, and his assistant, David Flitcroft, are really good football coaches and they're Bolton lads so it will mean a lot to them.​

"They kindly said after the match that we were a good team. It's nice for someone to flatter our team because not many people do."

Hill described Rotherham as "a fitness machine" after goals from Ben Wiles, Freddie Ladapo, 2, Carlton Morris, 2 and Jake Hastie had sunk his side.

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