Vital Football

Latest Reading FC News

Luton Defeat Spured Royals On

Luton Defeat Spured Royals On

Reading striker Dave Kitson told today when he knew that the Royals were heading to the Premiership.

All talk of promotion was frowned upon in the Reading dressing room and training pitch. Kitson didn’t even know hat Reading were so far in front of the rest of the pack until after the defeat at Kenilworth Road in February.

After the defeat he wanted to check on the table because they had dropped points, something which the Royals were not used to.

Kitson said: 'We never encouraged any talk of promotion or worried about what anyone else was doing, we just went about our own business of winning football matches.

'We never looked at the league table, the manager wouldn't allow any of it.

'And while we were winning and on such a good run it was easy to do, but after that loss something crossed my mind because we had dropped points. I saw the league table and I couldn't believe it, we had something like a 10-point lead.

'It was then I realised that we wouldn't have a better chance of getting into the Premiership. It really was ours to throw away and I knew the manager would not let us do that and the players would not allow it to happen.'


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

Writer:
Date:Tuesday April 4 2006
Time: 3:53PM

Comments

0
congratulations from ROTHERHAM UNITED
millers4eva
08/04/2006 09:09:00
0
another amazing victory yesterday, well done and good luck in the premiership
millers4eva
09/04/2006 09:24:00
Page 1/1
  1. 1

Login to post a comment

Recent Reading Articles

Dude, Where's Your Card - Nott'm Forest v Reading (20/2/18)

The Football League have now announced the Match Day officials that will take charge of the game between Nottingham Forest and Reading this Tuesday.

Players jetting off to Spain

We are two thirds through what is becoming a very miserable season, but Jaap Stam is hoping a week in sunny Spain will change our fortunes for the final third

Instant Reactions - Middlesbrough v Reading (10/2/18)

Following today's clash between Middlesbrough and Reading, here are the instant reactions from both managers.

Stats: Middlesbrough v Reading

All the stats from Middlesbrough (2) vs (1) Reading, Riverside Stadium, 10/2/18 Att: 23,491

Reading Archived Articles

Vital Reading articles from

Site Journalists

Write for Vital Reading
Write For Vital Reading
Apply Here

Current Poll (see more polls)

Middlesbrough MotM
Suggested By: Site Staff
Mannone50%
Gunter0%
Ilori0%
Moore0%
Bacuna0%
Edwards0%
van den Berg0%
Aluko25%
Kelly0%
McCleary0%
Bodvarsson0%
Sub - Clement25%
Sub - Martin0%
Sub - Kermorgant0%
ScoopDragon Publishing Entire League Network of Sites
Write for Vital Football
Latest F1 News
Latest Vital Boxing News
The Vital Football Members League

Recent Reading Results (view all)

Reading Fixtures

Vital Football Comment