UK time is: 01:35:54
Vital Login
Social Login

Choose your club

Other Sites

Network Navigation

Vital Partners

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

Madejski Wants Up - For all the wrong reasons

The Royals have just been relegated and speculation is rife surrounding the future of their star players. In a time like this, you need your chairman to fill the fans with hope and inspiration.

Sadly said chairman is John Madejski.

Madejski isn't renowned for his well timed comments, but at a time where the club really needs a leader to hammer in the ambition of returning to the top flight, Madejski has got it all wrong again.

The Reading chairman has said he wants the club to return to the top flight, but purely so he can sell up.

A man who is desperate to sell, is hardly likely to put in the investment that is needed to return to the Premier League, but Madejski obviously feels the club can do it on the cheap.

He said, 'My resolve now is even greater because we have something to fight for - getting back into the Premiership, which is great.

'As you know, when we were in the Premiership my ambition was to sell the club. Now we are not there my ambition is to get back up there, so I can sell the club.

'Everything is for sale. The Premiership is the place to be if you are selling. I have a mission now to get back up there.'

As much as John Madejski has done for the club, it is very possible that the Royals won't get near a chance to return to the Premier League until he moves on.






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



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

The Journalist

Writer: Chris Kitley Mail feedback, articles or suggestions

Date:Wednesday July 9 2008

Time: 7:44PM

Your Comments

I can't believe he would even think of going public with his idiotic ideas! It's hardly a good advertisement to attract players now!
MASTER-RFC
To be hones t, whats new ? He has always been honest that he wants to sell the club. The most important thing for him at the moment though is to get us back up. Still its a shame he keeps going on about it !!
Robertski
 

Have Your Say

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

Recent Reading Articles

Adkins reflects on another loss (Wednesday October 22 2014)

Stats: Bournemouth v Reading (Wednesday October 22 2014)

Bournemouth 3 - 0 Reading (Tuesday October 21 2014)

Bournemouth (A) Match Preview (Tuesday October 21 2014)

Team news: Bournemouth vs Reading (Tuesday October 21 2014)

Royals interested in Bury defender (Monday October 20 2014)

Player Ratings - Derby (H) (Monday October 20 2014)

Stats: Reading v Derby (Sunday October 19 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 - 2 Millwall
Reading 1 - 0 Ipswich
Reading 0 - 3 Derby County
Reading 3 - 0 Fulham
Leeds Utd 0 - 0 Reading
Wigan 2 - 2 Reading

League Table (view table)

Team P W D L GD Pts
14. Rotherham 13 4 4 5 -3 16
15. Leeds Utd 13 4 4 5 -3 16
16. Huddersfield 13 4 4 5 -6 16
17. Reading 13 4 3 6 -8 15
18. Millwall 13 3 5 5 -3 14
19. Wigan 13 2 6 5 -2 12
20. Brighton 13 2 6 5 -3 12

Breaking League News

The Reds unbolt the Trotters.
Charlton : 22/10/2014 23:06:00
LUFC Who should replace Doukara in attack?
Leeds Utd : 22/10/2014 21:26:00
LUFC Cellino backs defender in race row
Leeds Utd : 22/10/2014 20:50:00
LUFC Young defender wants a run in the side
Leeds Utd : 22/10/2014 20:33:00
Brentford vs Sheffield Wednesday Match Review
Brentford : 22/10/2014 20:29:00

Current Site Poll (view all polls)

Prediction for the Derby game
Suggested By:  Josh
Win 11%
Draw 10%
Loss 79%