Vital Football

Latest Reading FC News

Young Royal rejected other clubs

Young Royal rejected other clubs

Reading have publicly revealed that academy-graduate Jordan Obita turned down other clubs before signing his professional deal with the club last year.

The 17-year old winger has already had a fine start to pre-season, going on the pre-season tour of Slovenia, scoring in the 3-2 loss at Eastleigh and scoring the winner against Bristol Rovers on Tuesday night.

Brian McDermott has spoke of his pride in the youngster's development and progression into the first team squad.

The Royals boss has already given him a peak of first-team football in our 1-0 win over Torquay last season, bringing him on as a substitute in the first round of the Carling Cup.

Obita has already played at England U18 and U19 level as is expected to play some part in the first team this season, despite the cut back on the numbers of substitutes by the League.

Join The Vital Debate

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

Date:Thursday July 28 2011
Time: 2:13PM

Login to post a comment

Recent Reading Articles

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

The Dark Side Have Been Appointed - Norwich v Reading

The Football League have now announced the Match Day officials that will take charge of the game between Norwich City and Reading this Saturday.

Stats: Wolverhampton Wanderers v Reading

All the stats from Wolverhampton Wanderers (3) vs (0) Reading, Molineux, 13/3/18 Att: 27,341

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