Vital Football

Latest Reading FC News

Royals move early in transfer market

Royals move early in transfer market

With the season only just ended and a busy summer of international football ahead, I was expecting to wait a long time to find out news of the Royals dealings in the transfer market. However manager Brian McDermott has acted quickly to replace Ryan Bertrand, who has returned to Chelsea destined for bigger and better things, with the signing of Marcus Williams from Championship rivals Scunthorpe.

Williams has been at Glanford Park since he was 16 years old and has made nearly 200 appearances for the Iron. He was out of contract though and turned down an offer to stay and instead has opted to move South to Berkshire and sign on at RG2.

The attacking left back was clearly delighted to have sealed his move to the Madejski Stadium and he told the Official Site, 'It's brilliant to be here and it's a great feeling for me to sign for such a great club with lots of potential.'

It's great to see McDermott acting so quickly to fill the very big void left by Bertrand and we have signed a player with a massive amount of potential and someone who will fit in with the mould of the majority of our squad. He is also a free transfer, which keeps Mr Madejski happy, and someone who has clearly been on our rador for a number of years.

Good luck Williams and well done McDermott!

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

Writer:Steve Guscott
Date:Tuesday May 11 2010
Time: 8:27PM


Exciting signing for the club, looking forward to seeing him in a Royals shirt
South Bank
11/05/2010 21:18:00
Page 1/1
  1. 1

Login to post a comment

Recent Reading Articles

Who will replace Stam? - The candidates

Now Stam is finally out the door, the looming question is who is going to save us and get us out of this mess? We assess 12 of the potential candidates for the Royals hot seat

Stam gone - so what next?!

The surprising news came through this morning that Jaap Stam has finally left the Royals, due to our dreadful form of one win in 19 games - but what's next with eight games to play?

Who Makes Giggs' First Welsh Squad?

New Wales manager Ryan Giggs has now announced his first selection since taking the job on.

Talking points ahead of the Norwich game

Even the most optimistic Reading fan would struggle to see us getting anything this Saturday at Norwich, we take a look at the main talking points ahead of the game

Reading Archived Articles

Vital Reading articles from

Site Journalists

Write for Vital Reading
Write For Vital Reading
Apply Here

Current Poll (see more polls)

Wolves MotM
Suggested By: Site Staff
Sub - Bacuna0%
Sub - Smith0%
ScoopDragon Publishing Entire League Network of Sites
Vital Football Comment
Latest F1 News
Latest Vital Boxing News
Write for Vital Football

Recent Reading Results (view all)

Reading Fixtures

The Vital Football Members League