UK time is: 14:49:37
Vital Login
Social Login

Choose your club

Other Sites

Network Navigation

Vital Partners

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

Captain praises team depth

Reading captain Jobi McAnuff has come out and praised the Reading squad, saying they can cope with the growing injury list ahead of the busy Christmas period.

The Royals were without some crucial players against Leeds, with Ian Harte, Joe Mills, Brynjar Gunnarsson, Jimmy Kebe, Noel Hunt and Mathieu Manset all out injured.

Now not helping Brian McDermott is that it appears Jem Karacan and Shaun Cummings have now picked up minor knocks and will have to be judged closer to the Boxing Day game against Brighton.

The 30-year old winger told GetReading: I never feel we are weaker when we have to make changes. From our point of view that`s where I think we are so strong. If we can keep doing that then I`m sure we will have a good season."

If Karacan and Cummings were not fit to play against Brighton, it is expected that Andy Griffin could move back to right back and Ian Harte slotting back in at left-back after recovering from sickness. Karacan's likely replacement would be Jay Tabb.

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 December 22 2011

Time: 1:33PM

 

Have Your Say

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

Recent Reading Articles

Player Ratings - Wolves (H) (Tuesday September 30 2014)

Stats: Reading v Wolves (Monday September 29 2014)

Late Murray goal earns point for Royals (Monday September 29 2014)

Reading 3 - 3 Wolves (Sunday September 28 2014)

Key man watch: Kevin McDonald (Sunday September 28 2014)

Wolves (H) Match Preview (Saturday September 27 2014)

The Opposition View - Wolves (Saturday September 27 2014)

Team news: Reading vs Wolves (Saturday September 27 2014)

Jem reveals all about injury set-back (Friday September 26 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
Reading 1 - 2 Huddersfield
Reading 3 - 3 Wolves
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
8. Charlton 9 3 6 0 3 15
9. Sheff Wed 9 4 3 2 3 15
10. Blackburn 9 4 2 3 0 14
11. Reading 9 4 2 3 0 14
12. Brentford 9 4 2 3 -2 14
13. Leeds Utd 9 4 1 4 -2 13
14. Bournemouth 9 3 3 3 3 12

Breaking League News

Boro ideal for Spaniard
Middlesbrough : 30/09/2014 14:45:00
Boro welcome strugglers
Middlesbrough : 30/09/2014 14:34:00
Karanka expects tough test
Middlesbrough : 30/09/2014 14:29:00
FSF Awards - Vote For Your Latics Favs
Wigan : 30/09/2014 13:45:00
Millers v Blackburn Preview
Rotherham : 30/09/2014 13:05:00

Current Site Poll (view all polls)

Prediction for the Fulham game?
Suggested By:  Josh
Win 40%
Draw 20%
Loss 40%