Evans eyes 'biggest achievement'

Steve Evans believes taking Rotherham to League One would be the biggest achievement of his managerial career.

Last Updated: 25/04/13 at 15:16

Steve Evans: Targets third successive promotion

Steve Evans: Targets third successive promotion

Bet £10 Get £30

Daily Offers And Promotions. Join Now & Bet £10 and Get a £30 Free Bet

The 50-year-old is on the brink of recording a third successive promotion, having delivered back-to-back rises to Crawley, provided the Millers avoid defeat against Aldershot on Saturday.

Evans, who joined the club a year ago, has not had it all his own way at the New York Stadium this season, but is desperate to join the select few managers to have won promotion for the South Yorkshire outfit.

"This is the biggest club I have managed by some distance," he said. "It has got a good fanbase, got some incredible players, so Saturday is a big day for all of us.

"Winning promotion will be the biggest achievement. When I came in people said it was a huge ask.

"There are very few managers who can claim they have taken the club to promotion, but when you can put yourself in the same bracket as the likes of Ian Porterfield, Ronnie Moore and Billy McEwan then you have to say that would be a wonderful achievement."

And Evans insists there's no chance his side will step off the gas against the Shots on Saturday.

"They are not fighting for anything, they are relegated. There's no point me putting any other spin on it," he said.

"Miracles can happen in football, but they are not going to come here and win 6-0 and three other teams lose.

"They will have a freedom to play and that will make them more dangerous, but it will be about what we do on the day.

"There is no complacency because we know the prize. The players know what is at stake. Training in the early part of the week has been as good as it has been all season.

"But we're not complacent. I've issued more warnings than Michael Fish did before the hurricanes because when you think you have achieved in football it has a habit of kicking you."

Bet £10 Get £30

Daily Offers And Promotions. Join Now & Bet £10 and Get a £30 Free Bet

Related News

Most Commented

Readers' Comments

E

ven if United were to sign CR7 & Messi to play upfront, the fact remains Fletcher and Cleverly are playing in midfield. That's where the problem is. Fletcher is too slow with an awful pass, while Cleverly is simply rubbish

mrunited4life
Di Maria - A Signing of Necessity, or Opportunity?

T

hese days, these days, you can't say something racist without somebody saying that you're a racist.

tk421
'Wrong' Views Not Silenced By Shouting...

D

rop Rooney (he's so disappointing, overrated and overpaid), and play Di Maria and RVP upfront, much like the set up at the Netherlands team with Roben and RVP...

eric bush3
Di Maria - A Signing of Necessity, or Opportunity?

Footer 365

Manchester United signing Angel di Maria claims he was forced out of Real Madrid

Manchester United signing Angel di Maria has claimed he never wanted to leave Real Madrid.

Transfer news: Tottenham midfielder Lewis Holtby interests Hamburg

Hamburg director Dietmar Beiersdorfer has confirmed the club’s interest in Tottenham midfielder Lewis Holtby.

Transfer News: Arsenal boss Arsene Wenger won't panic buy a striker

Arsene Wenger has insisted Arsenal will not panic buy a striker, if Olivier Giroud is ruled out for a lengthy spell.

Mail Box

Well, This Isn't Going That Well Is It?

Plenty of fall out from Manchester United's shambolic 4-0 League Cup defeat, plus thoughts on Van Persie, Arsenal strikers, Benik Afobe, Celtic and Astroturf...

Not Getting Carried Away On Spurs... But

A couple of Spurs fans have broken rank to admit that they are bloody excited about things down the Lane. Plus Glen Johnson, Arsene on strikers and Moreno...

© 2014 British Sky Broadcasting Ltd. All Rights Reserved A Sky Sports Digital Media property