Vital Football

Latest Reading FC News

Vital Reading speaks to Vital Scunny!

Vital Reading speaks to Vital Scunny!

First game of the season then - How has your pre season gone?

I think it has gone well, shaky at times, but we have managed to score some goals, which will be key this season for the Iron to survive. But our defence hasn't been very strong, so I expect us to ship a few goals in this season


What are your hopes for the upcoming season? Do you think you will be able to cope without the likes of Hooper and of course Marcus Williams?!

Well I think everyone in Scunthorpe would be happy with another 20th place this year.So Just to avoid the drop would be great for us to progress. Regarding Hooper, I think we have brought in a good replacement in Chris Dagnall so I will expect him to come close to Hooper's goal tally this season.


So how good is Williams? Have we got ourselves a bargain?

You definitely have a bargain there for free! Williams had a good spell with us here, it will be sad to see him go. But every player has to move on, but we have yet to find a decent replacement for him yet.


How are you likely to line up on Saturday?

I think we will be playing a 4-5-1 formation with Dagnall up front on his own.
In defence, Byrne, Mirfin, Raynes and McNulty. And in Midfield Thompson, Togwell, J.Wright, O'Connor and Forte.



Who is the player we should look out for?

Probably between Forte and Dagnall. But I will say Forte, he will be running at your defence trying to cause you problems all day.


Are there many away fans expected in Berkshire?

Well I know one person who will be going, But I wouldn't expect too many!


Finally, give us a score prediction?

Dependent on how our defence are. 2-1 to the Iron. But It could easily go either way.



Thanks to Jordan for his time, and if you want to check out all the news from Saturday's visitors then head over to Vital Scunny.



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

Writer:Steve Guscott
Date:Thursday August 5 2010
Time: 10:26PM

Comments

0
Great to see Scunny fans so positive ahead of the game - can't see them winning though!
South Bank
05/08/2010 22:34:00
Page 1/1
  1. 1

Login to post a comment

Recent Reading Articles

Stam Hoping To Chat With Manchester United Legend

Jaap Stam left Man United after falling out with Alex Ferguson. After spells with Lazio, AC Milan & Ajax he's become the Reading boss and is hoping to catch up with Fergie next month.

November MotM Nomination - Stam

The November nominations for the Sky Bet Championship Manager of the Month Award are in.

Match Day Officials v Sheffield Wednesday (10/12/16)

The Football League have now announced the Match Day officials that will take charge of the game against Sheffield Wednesday this weekend.

Samuel Interesting Hull And Bournemouth

Hull and Bournemouth have reportedly shown interest in Dominic Samuel, who has got his first-team chance with Reading this season after previous loans with Coventry and Gillingham.

Archived Vital Reading Articles

Vital Reading articles from

Site Journalists

Write for Vital Reading
Write For Vital Reading
Apply Here

Current Poll (see more polls)

Fulham MotM
Suggested By:
Al Habsi56%
Gunter22%
McShane0%
van den Berg0%
Blackett0%
Evans0%
Williams0%
Beerens11%
McCleary0%
Obita0%
Samuel0%
Sub - Kelly11%
Sub - Meite0%
Sub - Harriott0%
ScoopDragon Publishing Entire League Network of Sites

League Table

# Team P W D L Pts. GD
1 Newcastle 19 13 1 5 40 21
2 Brighton 19 11 6 2 39 17
3 Reading 19 10 4 5 34 1
4 Leeds Utd 19 10 2 7 32 3
5 Birmingham 19 8 7 4 31 2
6 Sheff Wed 19 9 4 6 31 1
7 Norwich 19 9 3 7 30 4
8 Huddersfield 19 9 3 7 30 -3
9 Derby County 19 8 5 6 29 4
10 Fulham 19 7 7 5 28 9
11 Bristol City 19 8 3 8 27 4
12 Barnsley 19 7 4 8 25 3
13 Forest 19 7 4 8 25 1
14 Preston 19 7 4 8 25 1
15 Aston Villa 19 5 10 4 25 1
16 Ipswich 19 6 6 7 24 -2
17 Q.P.R. 19 6 5 8 23 -8
18 Brentford 19 6 4 9 22 -2
19 Burton 19 5 7 7 22 -4
20 Wolves 19 5 6 8 21 -3
21 Blackburn 19 5 5 9 20 -7
22 Cardiff 19 5 4 10 19 -12
23 Wigan 19 4 6 9 18 -5
24 Rotherham 19 1 4 14 7 -26
Vital Football Comment
Latest F1 News
Latest Vital Boxing News
Write for Vital Football

Recent Reading Results (view all)

Reading Fixtures (view all)

Dec 10 2016 3:00PM : Sheffield Wednesday (H)
Sky Bet Championship
Dec 13 2016 7:45PM : Leeds United (a)
Sky Bet Championship
Dec 17 2016 3:00PM : Blackburn Rovers (a)
Sky Bet Championship
Dec 26 2016 3:00PM : Norwich City (H)
Sky Bet Championship
Dec 30 2016 8:00PM : Fulham (H)
Sky Bet Championship
Jan 2 2017 3:00PM : Bristol City (a)
Sky Bet Championship
The Vital Football Members League