UK time is: 19:52:13
Vital Login
Social Login

Choose your club

Other Sites

Network Navigation

Vital Partners

'If It's Football, It's Vital'

Little Big Adventure

The return of Glen Little was pretty much the only positive to come out of the lacklustre defeat at home to Fulham and although the winger didn't make a major impact on the game his mere presence lifted the fans. The Royals favourite wants to put the abysmal result in the past and he believes he can help the Royals with the giant task of over coming Arsenal on their own turf.

Arsenal are currently the only side in the Premier League that the Royals have failed to take a single point off since promotion two seasons ago, but Little believes the Royals have what it takes to pull off a shock result.

'Unfortunately for us they seem to give us a good going over every time we play them,' Little said.


'We have to make sure we're up for it, give as good as we get and try to do the best we can even though we know it's going to be very difficult going there.


'We have some tough games to come, but we still need four or five points to be safe.


'I've been around a long time and you always know you are going to be up against it at Old Trafford, Stamford Bridge and Arsenal.


'It's very rare you are going to get a result, but it can be done.


'We seem to do well against Manchester United, Liverpool and Chelsea - usually running them close - but unfortunately for us we haven't done that against Arsenal.


'If there is ever a time to do that it's now because we badly need to.'

One thing is for sure, the do badly need the points but if they play anywhere near as badly as they did against Fulham it's gonna be a stroll for the Gunners. Then again, with Glen Little back in the team, anything is possible.




Use your social login to comment on front page articles. Login using you Facebook, Twitter, Google or LinkedIn accounts and have your say!

The Journalist

Writer: Chris Kitley Mail feedback, articles or suggestions

Date:Tuesday April 15 2008

Time: 7:25PM

Your Comments

We were truly woeful against Fulham. Nothing to lose against Arsenal, you never know. Then again they'll probably just batter us...
uroyals
I totally agree, I think SC should tell the players that the pressure is off and just have a go. I would rather lose 4-2 at Arsenal and have positives come out of the game. Just to score would be a bonus. I do think Doyle needs to get in the Reserves and start scoring though, however with only Long and Kitson to fall back on we are rather limited. Should SC bring Lita back early? More to the point would Lita want to come back? I just want to see the lads play with some pride after that rubbish on Saturday!
MASTER-RFC
 

Have Your Say

Log in...
with your social network     OR     with your Vital account

Recent Reading Articles

Adkins slams poor away form (Saturday November 22 2014)

Stats: Cardiff v Reading (Saturday November 22 2014)

Cardiff 2 - 1 Reading (Saturday November 22 2014)

Cardiff (A) Match Preview (Friday November 21 2014)

Key man watch: Peter Whittingham (Friday November 21 2014)

McCleary ready to play (Thursday November 20 2014)

The Opposition View - Cardiff (Thursday November 20 2014)

Akpan set for surgery (Wednesday November 19 2014)

Derby to pounce on Royals striker? (Tuesday November 18 2014)

Archived Reading Articles

List All Vital Reading Articles
Have your say
Click here to suggest an article
Click here to suggest a poll

League Results (view all)

Latest Results
Reading 3 - 0 Fulham
Reading 0 - 1 Charlton
Leeds Utd 0 - 0 Reading
Cardiff 2 - 1 Reading
Wigan 2 - 2 Reading
Middlesbrough 0 - 1 Reading

League Table (view table)

Team P W D L GD Pts
12. Cardiff 18 7 5 6 1 26
13. Sheff Wed 18 4 10 4 -2 22
14. Huddersfield 18 5 6 7 -6 21
15. Reading 18 6 3 9 -6 21
16. Leeds Utd 18 5 5 8 -5 20
17. Fulham 18 5 4 9 -5 19
18. Millwall 18 4 7 7 -5 19

Breaking League News

Video: AFCB v Ipswich
Bournemouth : 23/11/2014 18:46:00
Bolton : 23/11/2014 17:00:00
Molineux Mauling For Wolves!!!
Forest : 23/11/2014 16:34:00
Support Counts - Latics 1 Boro 1
Wigan : 23/11/2014 15:31:00
Town Get Second Bite Of The Cherries
Ipswich : 23/11/2014 14:53:00

Current Site Poll (view all polls)

Prediction for the Cardiff game?
Suggested By:  Josh
Win 29%
Draw 14%
Loss 57%