Writer: Site Staff
Date:Monday December 15 2008
How did Steve Coppell and Glenn Roeder react after Reading's 2-0 win over Norwich at the Madejski Stadium on Saturday? Lets take a look.
Reading manager Coppell was pleased to get a third win in a week but knows there is still a long way to go in the season, and is only focusing on his sides results: 'That is our third win this week at a busy time of the season when the games come thick and fast, but I am not thinking about it in terms of its importance come the end of the season,' Coppell told BBC Sport. 'I am not comparing our season with Wolves and Birmingham's at the moment.
'I still think the middle third of the season establishes the home straight and we have just got to be in a contest with ourselves to get as many points as we can.'
Norwich manager Roeder felt aggrieved by the decision to award Reading a penalty and feels this is the latest in a string of decisions against his side: 'I'm very angry, I'm sick and tired, and so are my players, of referees this year having a bigger influence on the result, by getting major decisions wrong, than anything else,' Roeder told BBC Radio Norfolk. 'Mark Fotheringham is clearly pushed in the back, then the ball rolls down his arm, how the referee cannot see that, or the linesman who gives the penalty, I do not know.
'It's not just happened here today, it happens every weekend, and because of it results of games are being changed.'
Vital Football are currently looking for a site editor for this site.
Have you got the passion for your club? Are you over 18? Do you have experience in writing news and match reports? Or have you got a site that you want to move over to this exciting new network with free hosting and a content managed system on offer? If so you could be just what we are looking for!
You don't have to be a site editor to contribute, if you have something to say on your club, simply submit it via the suggest an article link in the right hand side column.
To join our Championship Fantasy Football game in partnership with 442 and the Telegraph: Click Here.
Date:Monday December 15 2008
Lacklustre Royals beaten by Bournemouth (Sunday December 8 2013)
Stats: Reading v Bournemouth (Sunday December 8 2013)
Adkins disappointed with defeat (Sunday December 8 2013)
Reading 1 - 2 Bournemouth (Saturday December 7 2013)
Key man watch: Matt Ritchie (Saturday December 7 2013)
The forgotten striker departs (Saturday December 7 2013)
Bournemouth (H) Match Preview (Friday December 6 2013)
Vital poll results: PotM for November (Friday December 6 2013)
The Opposition View - Bournemouth (Friday December 6 2013)
Adkins to make Sharp loan permanent in Jan? (Thursday December 5 2013)
|3. Leicester City||19||12||2||5||10||38|
|4. Derby County||19||10||4||5||14||34|
|8. Leeds Utd||19||9||3||7||6||30|
|Owls to face Macclesfield in FA Cup
» Sheff Wed : 08/12/2013 22:40:00
|Chelsea In The Cup
» Derby County : 08/12/2013 22:09:00
|DRFC Westley - Worst draw we could get
» Doncaster : 08/12/2013 21:20:00
|LUFC Leeds Loan Watch - December 1st - 7th
» Leeds Utd : 08/12/2013 20:57:00
|Pozzo Round-up: November
» Watford : 08/12/2013 19:50:00
|Zola bemoans crucial refereeing decisions at Leeds
» Watford : 08/12/2013 18:40:00
|Saints and JayRod in FA Cup Clash!
» Burnley : 08/12/2013 18:11:00