Vital Football

Latest Reading FC News

Marek to Kick Off Euro's

Marek to Kick Off Euro's

As England aren't in the Euro's, here at Vital Reading, we'll be following Marek Matejovsky's Czech side.

Marek and the Czech's will be kicking off proceedings against host nation Switzerland.

In recent years the Czech's have always been a dark horse in the big tournaments, but following the international retirements of key players icluding Messrs Smicer, Berger, Paborsky and most importantly Nedved, the Czech's are not seen as the force they once were.

To add to their woes, Captain and star man Thomas Rosicky will miss the championships through injury, although this could pave the way for Reading's Matejovsky to shine.

Royals boss Steve Coppell has already given his backing to Marek, although admits he doesn't want him to do too well or the Royals could come under pressure to sell the talented midfielder.

Coppell said, 'It's a strange one this, because my heart says I hope he goes there and does brilliantly.

'But the reality is that if he does really well then we'll be under pressure!

'But seriously, I 100% want him to do well. He was terrific for us, a real breath of fresh air.

'I know how proud he is about wanting to play for his country. I hope he plays every game, but not quite well enough to attract attention!'.

The Czech's have every chance of making it out of their group, that includes Turkey and Portugal, along with Switzerland.

The action kicks off at 5pm tonight, and along with Matejovsky, the Czech side will include Pompey player Milan Baros and former Royals target Jan Koller.

Writer:Chris Kitley
Date:Saturday June 7 2008
Time: 2:57PM

Best of Vital Network

Vital Boxing - Khan to Fight in the UK

Comments

0
Even though I would have liked England to qualify its actually nice to watch them with no pressure.
dazza71
12/06/2008 20:21:00
Page 1/1
  1. 1

Login to post a comment

Recent Reading Articles

2016/17 Summer Transfer Deadline Tomorrow

The 2016/17 summer transfer window closes tomorrow - Wednesday August 31.

Asamoah Gyan set for shock switch

Gyan

Reading finally get an away win

A win in Wales

2016/17 Transfer Deadline - A Few Days Remain

Well it's almost that time of the year again, only a final few days to go before the closure of the summer transfer window for 2016/17, and with the international break...

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 Mackie10%
Carlton Cole 7%
Nahki Wells65%
ScoopDragon Publishing Entire League Network of Sites

League Table

# Team P W D L Pts. GD
1 Huddersfield 5 4 1 0 13 4
2 Fulham 5 3 2 0 11 3
3 Barnsley 5 3 0 2 9 4
4 Newcastle 5 3 0 2 9 4
5 Q.P.R. 5 3 0 2 9 3
6 Bristol City 5 3 0 2 9 2
7 Forest 5 3 0 2 9 0
8 Brighton 5 2 2 1 8 4
9 Wolves 5 2 2 1 8 3
10 Birmingham 5 2 2 1 8 2
11 Ipswich 5 2 2 1 8 1
12 Norwich 5 2 2 1 8 1
13 Burton 5 2 1 2 7 1
14 Brentford 5 2 1 2 7 1
15 Reading 5 2 1 2 7 -3
16 Aston Villa 5 1 2 2 5 0
17 Cardiff 5 1 2 2 5 -2
18 Derby County 5 1 2 2 5 -2
19 Sheff Wed 5 1 2 2 5 -3
20 Wigan 5 1 1 3 4 0
21 Leeds Utd 5 1 1 3 4 -4
22 Rotherham 5 1 1 3 4 -9
23 Preston 5 1 0 4 3 -2
24 Blackburn 5 0 1 4 1 -8
Latest F1 News
Latest Vital Boxing News

Recent Reading Results (view all)