UK time is: 00:44:19
Vital Login
Social Login

Choose your club

Other Sites

Network Navigation

Vital Partners

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

Fed's in Aus squad

Royals number 1 Adam Federici has been provisionally called up by Australia for the Asia Cup which would see him miss most of January's schedule.


The tournament which will be held in Qatar between 7th - 29th January see's international nations from all over Asia competing, and is similar to the African Nations Cup which is also held during the English season.


Federici previously said he would rather stay and play for Reading and would only consider going if he was going to be guaranteed to be number 1 for the tournament.


If he did go this would leave the Royals with a goalkeeping headache, with three stoppers all vying for one space. Current number 2 Alex McCarthy enjoyed a good spell on loan at Yeovil last season but has lacked first team football this term so perhaps the favourite would be Mikkel Andersen who is currently having another good loan spell at Bristol Rovers. That is due to end in January and he could return whilst Ben Hamer, last season's number 2, would also be in contention but he is struggling to get in the Brentford team on a regular basis at the moment, where he is on loan.


The final squad for the tournament has to be announced by December 28th.



Who would you play if Federici did go? Andersen, Hamer or McCarthy - let us know your thoughts.....




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:Wednesday December 22 2010

Time: 2:00PM

 

Have Your Say

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

Recent Reading Articles

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)

Team news: Reading vs Millwall (Monday September 15 2014)

Player Ratings - Fulham (H) (Monday September 15 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

Clubs line-up for Boro man
Middlesbrough : 18/09/2014 22:23:00
We have cover says Karanka
Middlesbrough : 18/09/2014 22:13:00
Boro suffer major blow
Middlesbrough : 18/09/2014 22:04:00
Handling Youth
Bolton : 18/09/2014 22:00:00
There's Only One Chris Cohen!!!
Forest : 18/09/2014 21:25:00

Current Site Poll (view all polls)

Prediction for the Fulham game?
Suggested By:  Josh
Win 45%
Draw 11%
Loss 44%