UK time is: 15:38:35
Vital Login
Social Login

Choose your club

Other Sites

Network Navigation

Vital Partners

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

McCarthy in shock Scottish move

Reading goalkeeper Alex McCarthy could be set for a shock loan move to the Scottish Premier League, with Celtic and Hearts perusing an interest.

The England U21 international has heavy competition at Reading, with Australian international Adam Federici the established number one goalkeeper and Mikkel Andersen not far behind.

The Reading Post understands that the Royals are very wiling to loan out McCarthy for the season as they are not keen on him being behind in the pecking order.

The 6'4 keeper already has first team experience with the Royals as he stepped in to replace the injured Federici towards the end of last season, which saw him put in man-of-the-match performances against Leeds and Everton.

Reading have already sold goalkeeper Ben Hamer to Charlton and could be set to lose another on a temporal basis if McCarthy will be wiling to move up North.

Celtic are keen on signing a new keeper after they were unable to retain the services of Newcastle's Fraser Forster, which has persuaded Neil Lennon to move onto the possible capture of McCarthy.

Join The Vital Debate




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: Josh  Mail feedback, articles or suggestions

Date:Thursday August 4 2011

Time: 12:03PM

 

Have Your Say

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

Recent Reading Articles

The Championship 2014/15 - Bolton (Thursday July 24 2014)

Another player set for injury lay-off (Wednesday July 23 2014)

The Championship 2014/15 - Blackpool (Wednesday July 23 2014)

Former Royals striker retires (Tuesday July 22 2014)

Adkins gives Yeovil assessment (Sunday July 20 2014)

New club captain announced (Sunday July 20 2014)

Royals draw in second friendly (Saturday July 19 2014)

Archived Reading 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)

Latest Results

League Table (view table)

Team P W D L GD Pts
16. Middlesbrough 0 0 0 0 0 0
17. Millwall 0 0 0 0 0 0
18. Norwich 0 0 0 0 0 0
19. Reading 0 0 0 0 0 0
20. Rotherham 0 0 0 0 0 0
21. Sheff Wed 0 0 0 0 0 0
22. Watford 0 0 0 0 0 0

Breaking League News

The Championship 2014/15 - Bolton
Reading : 24/07/2014 13:51:00
OFFICIAL: Keith Andrews Signs
Watford : 24/07/2014 13:43:00
Nothing Ventured Nothing Gained
Ipswich : 24/07/2014 13:23:00
Vital Birmingham Launch Fantasy League
Birmingham : 24/07/2014 11:30:00
Redmond Still In Demand
Norwich : 24/07/2014 10:28:00

Current Site Poll (view all polls)

What area do we need to strengthen most?
Suggested By:  Josh
Goalkeeper 8%
Defence 6%
Midfield 13%
Attack 73%