UK time is: 04:23:10
Vital Login
Social Login

Choose your club

Other Sites

Network Navigation

Vital Partners

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

Rodgers left shocked

You have to feel for Rodgers, he sends his team out for the second half on Saturday against Peterborough two goals up and destined for only his second league win as Reading manager, but a stunning fightback from Peterborough and he wasn't even taking a point back to Berkshire. He had this to say to the post match press, and the official Reading site.


I'm shocked, to be honest. First half we were outstanding with our passing and movement, and tactically we were very good. The players are mightily disappointed and this is a wake-up call for us. When you're in such control, your confidence is that you can go and score more goals. For us and supporters, who were terrific, I'm mightily disappointed because we should have three points, full stop.'


After yet another disappointing result it has become obvious that we will struggle to be competing at the right end of the table this season and the game at London Road summed up our season thus far. Wonderful dominating football at times but very naive with it and he must pick this side up ahead of our next game at home to his former club Watford next Saturday.

He is sure to be on the receiving end from the away following who have not forgiven him for walking out on them in the summer.




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



*Try Vital Mobile FOR FREE for the latest news, scores, fixtures and so much more*

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

The Journalist

Writer: Steve Guscott  Mail feedback, articles or suggestions

Date:Sunday September 20 2009

Time: 4:06PM

 

Have Your Say

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

Recent Reading Articles

Watford (H) Match Preview (Friday December 19 2014)

Team news: Reading vs Watford (Friday December 19 2014)

Midfield duo return to Royals training (Thursday December 18 2014)

Clarke: We can spend in January (Thursday December 18 2014)

Opposition view - West Brom fan on Clarke (Wednesday December 17 2014)

Twitter reaction to Clarke as manager (Wednesday December 17 2014)

Clarke appointment confirmed! (Tuesday December 16 2014)

Reading expecting appointment today (Tuesday December 16 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
Birmingham 6 - 1 Reading
Reading 0 - 0 Bolton
Norwich 1 - 2 Reading
Cardiff 2 - 1 Reading
Reading 0 - 1 Charlton
Reading 3 - 0 Rotherham

League Table (view table)

Team P W D L GD Pts
13. Sheff Wed 21 6 10 5 -1 28
14. Fulham 21 7 4 10 -8 25
15. Birmingham 21 6 7 8 -9 25
16. Reading 21 7 4 10 -10 25
17. Huddersfield 21 6 6 9 -11 24
18. Leeds Utd 21 6 5 10 -7 23
19. Millwall 21 5 8 8 -8 23

Breaking League News

Malky Mackay Speaks About The 'Football Truce'
Wigan : 19/12/2014 23:50:00
The Derby Preview
Norwich : 19/12/2014 23:22:00
What The Bosses Say - Latics v Rotherham United
Wigan : 19/12/2014 22:47:00
Early Team News - Latics v Rotherham United
Wigan : 19/12/2014 22:17:00
Millwall : 19/12/2014 21:39:00

Current Site Poll (view all polls)

When fully fit, who would you prefer up front?
Suggested By:  Josh
Glenn Murray 50%
Pavel Pogrebnyak 15%
Neither - buy a new striker in January 35%