UK time is: 10:36:32
Vital Login
Social Login

Choose your club

Other Sites

Network Navigation

Vital Partners

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

Vital Reading meets Forest

So you have had a very similar start to ourselves, with 1 draw and 1 defeat in the league. Is that a fair reflection of how the games have gone, or did you perhaps deserve more?

Probably fair in all honesty. We have had enough chances in both League games to win them, but you have to put them away. That's been part of our problem.

One of our players of the season last year, Ryan Bertrand, has joined you - what kind of start has he made this season?

He's had a steady start, a bit early to judge in fairness. If he reaches his potential then we have a cracking player, if only for 6 months.

Not too many other additions though this summer, but you have kept a lot of last season`s squad together - how do you feel you will do this season? We tipped you to go up automatically - so no pressure!!

We all expected the squad that finished 3rd last season to be added to and strengthened. It hasn't and if anything, it's actually weaker. We have a ridiculously small squad and can't afford any injuries or suspensions, so adding to it is a must. If we can land a couple of decent players, then we'll be in a position to give it a real go, but as it stands right now, we'll be mid table at best in my opinion.

How are you expecting to line up on Saturday?

Billy Davies has started both games so far with a 4-4-2 formation. Our usually solid and dependable right back Chris Gunter, is suspended already. He'll be replaced by either Chambers or Moloney....probably Chambers because of his experience.

Camp, Chambers, Bertrand, Wilson, Morgan, Cohen, Majewski, McKenna, Anderson, Blackstock, Earnshaw.



Who is the player we should look out for?

Robert Earnshaw is the easy choice because of his goals, but keep an eye out for our midfielder Radoslaw Majewski. When he's on form, he's a delight to watch. Great eye for a defence splitting pass and scorer of the odd spectacular goal or two.

And who do you most fear from the Reading side?

Gylfi Sigurdsson. Grafter, playmaker and scores more than his fair share.

How many fans are you expected to bring down to Berkshire?

There should be 2,000 or thereabouts.

Finally give us a score prediction?

1-1.




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



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

The Journalist

Writer: Steve Guscott  Mail feedback, articles or suggestions

Date:Saturday August 21 2010

Time: 10:56AM

 

Have Your Say

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

Recent Articles

Adkins: Our destiny is in our hands (Wednesday April 23 2014)

Reading 2 - 0 Middlesbrough (Wednesday April 23 2014)

Middlesbrough (H) Match Preview (Tuesday April 22 2014)

Under 21s win the cup! (Sunday April 20 2014)

Stats: Wigan v Reading (Saturday April 19 2014)

Key man watch: Shaun Maloney (Friday April 18 2014)

Archived Articles

List All Vital Reading Articles
Have your say
Click here to suggest an article
Click here to suggest a poll

Vital Members League (view all)

League Results (view all)

League Table (view table)

Team P W D L GD Pts
3. Derby County 44 24 9 11 30 81
4. Q.P.R. 44 22 10 12 15 76
5. Wigan 43 20 10 13 15 70
6. Reading 44 18 13 13 12 67
7. Brighton 44 17 15 12 12 66
8. Forest 44 16 17 11 7 65
9. Ipswich 44 17 14 13 6 65

Breaking League News

Dyche on the Up!
Burnley : 23/04/2014 10:05:00
Adkins: Our destiny is in our hands
Reading : 23/04/2014 10:00:00
Francis: It's all to play for
Bournemouth : 23/04/2014 08:10:00
Howe: We have been frustrated
Bournemouth : 23/04/2014 08:02:00
Cook: My best goal to date
Bournemouth : 23/04/2014 07:57:00
LUFC On This Day - April 23rd
Leeds Utd : 23/04/2014 07:22:00
Any Previous? - Latics v Blackpool
Wigan : 23/04/2014 07:00:00

Current Site Poll (view all polls)

Prediction for the Middlesbrough game
Suggested By:  Josh
Win 26%
Draw 12%
Loss 62%