Vital Football

Latest Reading FC News

Curo: It's Going to be Tough

Curo: It's Going to be Tough

Former Reading striker Jamie Cureton believes it might not be plain sailing for the Royals in the Championship.

Cureton, now plying his trade at Norwich, became a legend for the Royals, scoring 50 goals in just over 100 appearances between 2000-03 and he still has links at the club.

The prolific striker knows the Championship well and he feels it may be tougher for Reading than they expect.

He said, 'It`s one of those leagues where anyone can beat anyone on their day.

'It`s sometimes a bit of a shock (for relegated teams); you probably get less time on the ball than in the Prem and it`s a different type of football. It`s the team that`s the most consistent that normally goes up. That doesn`t necessarily mean the best team. Reading will be one of the favourites, but it doesn`t always work out that way.'

Cureton, had a star named after him by Reading fans, and sometimes I lay awake at night and gaze at it. He also admitted that Reading holds a special place in his heart.

He said, 'I was gutted they went down. They`re a team that is close to my heart. After Norwich, they were the first fixtures I looked for this season and I`m looking forward to going back to the club'.






Join Vital Reading

It's easy to register; for Vital Reading, simply click the link and enjoy getting involved (you can even win prizes!)

Message Board

To visit the Vital Reading message board, click here.

Get involved

This website is your website and we are looking for people to help run the site. Do you go to most of the games and have an opinion? Why not write a match report? Perhaps you are a budding journalist or even just someone who is very opinionated? Well why not join our team? If this interests you please contact Vital Reading.





Click here to join in the debate on the club forum.

Writer:Chris Kitley
Date:Tuesday July 1 2008
Time: 5:43PM

Comments

0
Well it may be tough but reckon you guys will go up.
StevieG Col U
02/07/2008 10:32:00
0
Thanks man, I think I'll wait till I see what our squad looks like at the beginning of the season before I make any predictions tho.
uroyals
02/07/2008 14:35:00
0
Jamie Cureton, what a legend!
LoyalyRoyaly
02/07/2008 14:36:00
0
Curo,Curo, he was great for us. But he is right, if Steve does not have the "elite" players available to him when we start the season, we could have a VERY long and uncomfortable season.
Robertski
02/07/2008 17:12:00
0
At this rate (no signings) we will struggle!
MASTER-RFC
02/07/2008 19:12:00
0
Its always going to be a tight Division this year. So many clubs have invested over the summer.
dazza71
06/07/2008 20:03:00
Page 1/1
  1. 1

Login to post a comment

Recent Reading Articles

Vital View - Championship, 12th-14th January 2017

Newcastle moved above Brighton to the top of the table when Albion slipped up. Rotherham and Wigan both won but remain in the bottom three with Blackburn.

Talking points after QPR loss

We take a look at some of the talking points (mostly negative unfortunately!) from the loss to QPR on Thursday.

Video - Reading 0-1 QPR

Reading missed the chance to narrow the gap on the automatic promotion places - it would have been down to three points on 2nd place Newcastle - after defeat to QPR.

Stats: Reading v QPR

All the stats from Reading (0) vs (1) QPR, Madejski Stadium, 12/1/17 Att: 12,655

Archived Vital Reading Articles

Vital Reading articles from

Site Journalists

Write for Vital Reading
Write For Vital Reading
Apply Here

Current Poll (see more polls)

QPR MotM
Suggested By: Site Staff
Al Habsi0%
Gunter0%
Moore0%
van den Berg0%
Obita0%
Williams0%
Kelly0%
Swift0%
McCleary25%
Beerens25%
Kermorgant50%
Sub - Meite0%
ScoopDragon Publishing Entire League Network of Sites

League Table

# Team P W D L Pts. GD
1 Newcastle 26 18 1 7 55 29
2 Brighton 25 16 6 3 54 23
3 Leeds Utd 26 15 3 8 48 11
4 Reading 25 14 4 7 46 3
5 Huddersfield 26 14 4 8 46 0
6 Sheff Wed 26 13 6 7 45 6
7 Derby County 26 11 7 8 40 5
8 Fulham 25 10 9 6 39 13
9 Preston 26 11 6 9 39 3
10 Barnsley 26 11 5 10 38 4
11 Norwich 26 11 4 11 37 3
12 Birmingham 26 9 9 8 36 -5
13 Aston Villa 26 8 11 7 35 1
14 Ipswich 26 9 7 10 34 -3
15 Brentford 26 9 6 11 33 0
16 Wolves 26 8 8 10 32 -1
17 Q.P.R. 26 9 5 12 32 -11
18 Cardiff 25 8 6 11 30 -10
19 Bristol City 26 8 3 15 27 -3
20 Forest 26 7 6 13 27 -8
21 Burton 26 6 7 13 25 -10
22 Blackburn 26 6 6 14 24 -12
23 Wigan 26 5 7 14 22 -9
24 Rotherham 26 4 4 18 16 -29
Vital Football Comment
Latest F1 News
Latest Vital Boxing News
Write for Vital Football

Recent Reading Results (view all)

Reading Fixtures (view all)

Jan 21 2017 3:00PM : Derby County (a)
Sky Bet Championship
Jan 24 2017 8:00PM : Fulham (H)
Sky Bet Championship
Jan 28 2017 3:00PM : Cardiff City (H)
Sky Bet Championship
Jan 31 2017 7:45PM : Birmingham City (a)
Sky Bet Championship
Feb 4 2017 3:00PM : Ipswich Town (a)
Sky Bet Championship
Feb 11 2017 3:00PM : Barnsley (H)
Sky Bet Championship
The Vital Football Members League