Reading - Reading And Watford In Stalemate
UK time is: 06:17:42
Vital Login
Social Login

Choose your club

Other Sites

Network Navigation

Vital Partners

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

Reading And Watford In Stalemate

Watford showed Reading what defensive play is all about at the Mad Stad this afternoon after the two sides drew 0-0 for the second time this season.

Reading put the visitors under pressure for most of the game, but could not find the break through against Adrian Boothroy's side who themselves still stand a very good chance of promotion either via the play offs or in second place.

Reading did have a few chances to take the lead, Brynjar Gunnarsson hit a post and their were two goal line clearances made by Watford, Malky Mackay and Lloyd Doyley bring the heroes.

But it wasn't all one way traffic, Ashley Young and Chris Eagles were both pacey enough to cause Reading problems when they got a chance to break. Marcus Hahnemann had to get his had to a cross from Eagles that fell into the path of Spring, he should have scored but somehow fired over.

After the excitement of the first half, the second half proved to be a little stale in places and although the home side gained the upper hand again late on, they could not find a goal.

Full report to follow

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

The Journalist

Writer:  Mail feedback, articles or suggestions

Date:Saturday March 11 2006

Time: 5:40PM

Your Comments (oldest first)

Change to most recent first
That's a good result for the royals, particularly as Sheff Utd lost and Leeds only managed a draw. How many more points until automatic promotion is guaranteed?
Report Abuse
13/03/2006 16:21:00

I'd have thought a good point for watford meself.
Report Abuse
29/04/2006 05:06:00


Have Your Say

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

Recent Reading Articles

Nottingham Forest Vs Reading-Preview (Thursday November 26 2015)

Stats: Reading v Bolton (Sunday November 22 2015)

Reading scrape past struggling Bolton (Sunday November 22 2015)

Clarke set to stay (Thursday November 19 2015)

Clarke set to make shock move to Fulham (Thursday November 19 2015)

The EFL Coming Soon To Reading (Thursday November 12 2015)

Seven players off on International duty (Thursday November 12 2015)

Tariqe Fosu heads out on loan (Thursday November 12 2015)

Archived Reading Articles

List All Vital Reading Articles
Have your say
Click here to suggest an article
Click here to suggest a poll
ScoopDragon Publishing Entire League Network of Sites

League Table (view table)

Team P W D L GD Pts
4. Derby County 17 9 6 2 13 33
5. Burnley 17 9 6 2 9 33
6. Birmingham 17 8 4 5 6 28
7. Reading 17 7 6 4 7 27
8. Sheff Wed 17 7 6 4 3 27
9. Cardiff 17 6 7 4 3 25
10. Ipswich 17 6 7 4 0 25

Reading Fixtures (view all)

Breaking League News

Black Friday Deal From Art Of Football for #swfc Fans
Sheff Wed : 27/11/2015 06:00:00
RUFC - Redfearn 'No Malice In Challenge'
Rotherham : 27/11/2015
Nottingham Forest Vs Reading-Preview
Reading : 26/11/2015 21:49:01
Trio in loan moves
Middlesbrough : 26/11/2015 20:45:01
LUFC Queens Park Rangers v Leeds United Team News
Leeds Utd : 26/11/2015 20:39:01

Current Site Poll (view all polls)

What Striker do you want to see here?
Suggested By:  
Dom Solanke 8%
Lewis Grabban 16%
Jamie Mackie 16%
Carlton Cole 10%
Nahki Wells 50%