"My head wasn't right and I went the wrong way, they absolutely caned me for it, I should never have admitted it," said Pope talking to the Star.
"I should have just said I'd been in traffic. But, I told them what happened and they absolutely ribbed me.
"I think my nickname is going to be Dopey rather than Popey!"
The Millers will be looking for a strong performance in Wednesday nights game with Nottingham Forest, hopefully Tom knows his way now...