UK time is: 06:12:42
Vital Login
Social Login

Choose your club

Other Sites

Network Navigation

Vital Partners

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

Connolly satisfied with Royals move

New signing Matt Connolly has said he is pleased with his loan to the Madejski Stadium and is keen to get going.

The former Arsenal trainee signed from QPR yesterday on a loal deal until the end of the season. After missing out on Wayne Bridge, McDermott was keen to bring in another defender, with the Rangers defender surplus to requirements at Loftus Road.

Connolly told the Reading Evening Post: 'Reading is a great club - the foundations are there with a very good stadium and a nice training ground. It`s really nice to get everything sorted and to be here. It is an exciting time at the club at the moment too.'

'I spoke to Mikele and Gorkssy before I came here and they said great things about the club. And I spoke to the manager and he seems like a really good guy - and of course Gorkss and Mikele both told me he was a very good manager, so I`m looking forward to working here.'

The 23-year old is a very versatile player who can play anyhwere along the back four, primarily at centre-back. With Bongani Khumalo having his loan cut short due to lack of first-team action, this could turn out to be a crucial coup for McDermott.




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:Wednesday February 1 2012

Time: 11:59AM

 

Have Your Say

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

Recent Reading Articles

Adkins reflects on another loss (Wednesday October 22 2014)

Stats: Bournemouth v Reading (Wednesday October 22 2014)

Bournemouth 3 - 0 Reading (Tuesday October 21 2014)

Bournemouth (A) Match Preview (Tuesday October 21 2014)

Team news: Bournemouth vs Reading (Tuesday October 21 2014)

Royals interested in Bury defender (Monday October 20 2014)

Player Ratings - Derby (H) (Monday October 20 2014)

Stats: Reading v Derby (Sunday October 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

League Results (view all)

Latest Results
Reading 3 - 2 Millwall
Reading 1 - 0 Ipswich
Reading 0 - 3 Derby County
Reading 3 - 0 Fulham
Leeds Utd 0 - 0 Reading
Wigan 2 - 2 Reading

League Table (view table)

Team P W D L GD Pts
14. Rotherham 13 4 4 5 -3 16
15. Leeds Utd 13 4 4 5 -3 16
16. Huddersfield 13 4 4 5 -6 16
17. Reading 13 4 3 6 -8 15
18. Millwall 13 3 5 5 -3 14
19. Wigan 13 2 6 5 -2 12
20. Brighton 13 2 6 5 -3 12

Breaking League News

Meet The Ref - Derby v Latics - Bobby Madley
Wigan : 23/10/2014 06:00:00
PWU Latics Podcast - All M*A*S*H*ed Up
Wigan : 23/10/2014 06:00:00
The Reds unbolt the Trotters.
Charlton : 22/10/2014 23:06:00
LUFC Who should replace Doukara in attack?
Leeds Utd : 22/10/2014 21:26:00
LUFC Cellino backs defender in race row
Leeds Utd : 22/10/2014 20:50:00

Current Site Poll (view all polls)

Prediction for the Derby game
Suggested By:  Josh
Win 11%
Draw 10%
Loss 79%