Vital Football

Latest Reading FC News

Hammond: No Pressure To Sell

Hammond: No Pressure To Sell

Just a week after saying that the Royals will listen to offers for England international Nicky Shorey, Reading Director of Football Nick Hammond has now stated that the club do not need to sell their top players to balance the books.

Chief Executive Nigel Howe had previously stated that boss Steve Coppell would need to sell before he could strengthen his side, but Hammond has today said that the Royals will not be forced to sell their top stars.

Hammond has admitted that their will be some departures, but insists that the club wants to hold onto their best performers.

He said, 'We`ve got players who are under contract, so if they`re to go elsewhere it wouldn`t only be their decision. We have good players so there will be Premier League interest.

'The way the club has managed finances in the past, we`re not under pressure to sell, it will be on our terms.

'We want to keep our best players, many of them were involved in winning promotion before.

'There will be changes, there will be some dealing, some will go and some will come in.'

Writer:Chris Kitley
Date:Monday June 2 2008
Time: 12:03PM

Best of Vital Network

Comments

0
What is he talking about? RFC should def sell Hunt & Shorey
MASTER-RFC
02/06/2008 13:20:00
0
I think he's probably realised that by saying this, we shud get a bit more money for the likes of hunt and shorey. If teams think we dont need the cash, then they're likely to pay over the odds.
uroyals
02/06/2008 15:09:00
0
I have heard that Sunderland are after a few of your players?
dazza71
04/06/2008 20:57:00
0
Stephen Hunt, thats about it i think. Roy keane rates him for some reason...
uroyals
05/06/2008 13:40:00
Page 1/1
  1. 1

Login to post a comment

Recent Reading Articles

Potential starting 11 Vs Preston

Squad

Reading announce their second summer signing

Van Den Berg joins

Are Players Set For A Football Exit?

With the country narrowly voting to leave the European Union in Thursday's Referendum, there are certainly plenty of real questions that have to be addressed in terms...

Norwood Vs Gunter

Two royals head to head

Archived Vital Reading Articles

Vital Reading articles from

Site Journalists

thurlow97
Editor email
Profile
Josh
no email
Profile

Current Poll (see more polls)

What Striker do you want to see here?
Suggested By:
Dom Solanke10%
Lewis Grabban8%
Jamie Mackie11%
Carlton Cole 6%
Nahki Wells65%
ScoopDragon Publishing Entire League Network of Sites

League Table

# Team P W D L Pts. GD
C Burnley 46 26 15 5 93 37
P Middlesbrough 46 26 11 9 89 32
3 Brighton 46 24 17 5 89 30
4 Hull City 46 24 11 11 83 34
5 Derby County 46 21 15 10 78 23
6 Sheff Wed 46 19 17 10 74 21
7 Ipswich 46 18 15 13 69 2
8 Cardiff 46 17 17 12 68 5
9 Brentford 46 19 8 19 65 5
10 Birmingham 46 16 15 15 63 4
11 Preston 46 15 17 14 62 0
12 Q.P.R. 46 14 18 14 60 0
13 Leeds Utd 46 14 17 15 59 -8
14 Wolves 46 14 16 16 58 -5
15 Blackburn 46 13 16 17 55 0
16 Forest 46 13 16 17 55 -4
17 Reading 46 13 13 20 52 -7
18 Bristol City 46 13 13 20 52 -17
19 Huddersfield 46 13 12 21 51 -11
20 Fulham 46 12 15 19 51 -13
21 Rotherham 46 13 10 23 49 -18
R Charlton 46 9 13 24 40 -40
R MK Dons 46 9 12 25 39 -30
R Bolton 46 5 15 26 30 -40
Latest F1 News
Latest Vital Boxing News

Recent Reading Results (view all)