Vital Football

Latest Reading FC News

Howard set for Reading departure

Howard set for Reading departure

Reading midfielder Brian Howard is set to leave his parent club Reading in the upcoming transfer window, with him being surplus to requirements at the Madejski Stadium.

The 28-year old has been on loan at Championship rivals Millwall for over a month and could his move to the Den permanent in the next window, with discussions between the two clubs ongoing.

Howard told GetReading: 'Sadly I feel my Reading career ended a long time ago. It's a shame, I wanted to stay and play but I wasn't getting a look-in and sometimes I wasn't even in the squad, let along the team.'

In the past few months and the previous season, appearances in a Reading shirt have come by rarely for Howard, with this move away being on the cards for several months for the former Sheffield United midfielder.

Despite Millwall's interest, there are other Championship clubs interested in the playmaker, with his former club Barsnley perusing an interest.

In other transfer news, Jimmy Kebe has broken his contract silence and is expected to leave the club. More to come on that story tomorrow....



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

Writer:Josh
Date:Wednesday November 9 2011
Time: 1:47PM

Comments

0
Not a big loss then I assume?
The Fear
12/11/2011 11:08:00
0
No, not really. In recent weeks we have been crying out for a creative midfielder but Howard doesn't live up to his name of that well enough in my opinion.
Y19-Royal
12/11/2011 13:53:00
Page 1/1
  1. 1

Login to post a comment

Recent Reading Articles

Team news - Sheffield United vs Reading

As we look forward to building on our win at Leeds last week with another tough away trip at Sheffield United, we take a quick peek at some team news.

Officials - Sheffield United v Reading (21/10/17)

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

Stam confirms summer interest in striker

Jaap Stam confirms he tried to raid his former club for a striker in the summer, but proved unsuccessful.

More Reliable Than A Championship Octopus? (18/10/17)

Time for the special computer that crunches the numbers to determine the final Championship positions for the season of 2017/18.

Archived Vital Reading Articles

Vital Reading articles from

Site Journalists

Write for Vital Reading
Write For Vital Reading
Apply Here

Current Poll (see more polls)

Leeds MotM
Suggested By: Site Staff
Mannone50%
Bacuna0%
Ilori25%
Moore0%
Gunter0%
McCleary0%
Edwards0%
van den Berg0%
Beerens0%
Bodvarsson0%
Aluko0%
Sub - Barrow25%
Sub - Kelly0%
Sub - Clement0%
ScoopDragon Publishing Entire League Network of Sites
Write for Vital Football
Latest F1 News
Latest Vital Boxing News
The Vital Football Members League

Recent Reading Results (view all)

Vital Members League Table

RankNamePoints
1.smokey441
Vital Football Comment