UK time is: 20:51:53
Vital Login
Social Login

Choose your club

Other Sites

Network Navigation

Vital Partners

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

Chicken Nuggets stay on the menu

Ahead of the game with Crystal Palace on Saturday, Shane Long told the world how he always has chicken nuggets before a game! After his fine display against the Eagles, no one will begrudge him them, as long as he puts in displays like that more often.


Long's Girlfriend cooked them for him on Friday evening and he spoke about that, amoungst other things after the game. He told the Official Site, 'It's one of the only superstitions I have, I started doing it just before the Liverpool game last season and I've felt good every game since.'


Long was always confident that he would find the back of the net soon, after failing to score in the first four games of the season.


'It's felt like I have been playing well for the last couple of games, the ball wasn't finding the back of the net for me - but I knew it was coming.'


With Gylfi Sigurdsson gone, there has been much talk about what formation we should play, but Long is happy we stuck with him as the loan striker.


'I like playing that lone striker role, with the man in behind I try and lay it off behind him and sometimes the defenders don't know who to pick up.'


Long will look to continue his run of decent performances with another goal at Millwall on Tuesday night.




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:Monday September 13 2010

Time: 9:44PM

Your Comments

Maybe all our players should have dinner with Long on a Friday night?!
South Bank
 

Have Your Say

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

Recent Reading Articles

Team news: Sheff Wed vs Reading (Friday September 19 2014)

Takeover 'finally' set for completion (Thursday September 18 2014)

Player Ratings - Millwall (H) (Thursday September 18 2014)

Cox scores winner in five-goal thriller (Wednesday September 17 2014)

Stats: Reading v Millwall (Wednesday September 17 2014)

Gaffer relieved to get win in thrilling game (Wednesday September 17 2014)

Reading 3 - 2 Millwall (Wednesday September 17 2014)

The Opposition View - Millwall (Tuesday September 16 2014)

Millwall (H) Match Preview (Tuesday September 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
Forest 4 - 0 Reading
Reading 1 - 2 Huddersfield
Reading 3 - 2 Millwall
Reading 1 - 0 Ipswich
Reading 3 - 0 Fulham
Wigan 2 - 2 Reading

League Table (view table)

Team P W D L GD Pts
3. Watford 7 5 0 2 7 15
4. Wolves 7 4 2 1 4 14
5. Charlton 7 3 4 0 3 13
6. Reading 7 4 1 2 1 13
7. Derby County 7 3 3 1 5 12
8. Sheff Wed 7 3 3 1 3 12
9. Middlesbrough 7 4 0 3 2 12

Breaking League News

The Birmingham Preview
Norwich : 19/09/2014 20:48:00
Match Report From Kid's Corner: Forest v Fulham
Forest : 19/09/2014 20:45:00
LUFC Will Leeds win local bragging rights?
Leeds Utd : 19/09/2014 20:00:00
LUFC Leeds United v Huddersfield Town -History
Leeds Utd : 19/09/2014 20:00:00
Boro want home comfort
Middlesbrough : 19/09/2014 19:37:00

Current Site Poll (view all polls)

Prediction for the Fulham game?
Suggested By:  Josh
Win 40%
Draw 10%
Loss 50%