Reading - McDermott maintains auto ambition
UK time is: 13:42:05
Vital Login
Social Login

Choose your club

Other Sites

Network Navigation

Vital Partners

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

McDermott maintains auto ambition

Reading manager Brian McDermott has said that he believes Reading could catch West Ham and Southampton at the top of the nPower Championship.

With 18 games still to play, the automatic places are certainly not beyond the Royals. Under Brian McDermott, we have been known to push on towards the end of the season, which saw the Berkshire side earn a play-off spot last season and getting to the final at Wembley.

McDermott told the Reading Chronicle: 'Southampton and West Ham are coming back towards the pack, which is good for everyone involved and for where we want to get to. The table has condensed. We were 17 points behind Southampton at one stage, now it's six points which is a lot better.'

'Look at the squad, in the last 22 games we're top of the league. We took four points from the first 18 available, but we're top of the league since then. We're going in the right direction, The boys are doing really well. We've won eight games from the last 11 and we beat a decent Bristol City side last time out which was important.'

Reading are still high in the form table, picking up a credible four wins in the past six games. Rather surprisingly, former league leaders find themselves quite low in that table, picking up just one win in the last six games.

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:Saturday February 11 2012

Time: 12:00PM


Have Your Say

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

Recent Reading Articles

Reading Vs Middlesbrough (Friday October 2 2015)

Statistical analysis on Blackman (Wednesday September 30 2015)

My Player of the month for September (Wednesday September 30 2015)

Why the new song doesn't embarrass me. (Wednesday September 30 2015)

August and September reveiw- Rankings (Monday September 28 2015)

August and September review- Strikers (Monday September 28 2015)

August and September reveiw- Wingers (Monday September 28 2015)

Archived Reading Articles

List All Vital Reading Articles
Have your say
Click here to suggest an article
Click here to suggest a poll
ScoopDragon Publishing Entire League Network of Sites

League Table (view table)

Team P W D L GD Pts
1. Brighton 10 6 4 0 +6 22
2. Middlesbrough 10 6 2 2 +10 20
3. Reading 10 5 3 2 +9 18
4. Birmingham 10 5 3 2 +6 18
5. Hull City 10 5 3 2 +6 18
6. Burnley 10 5 3 2 +3 18
7. Derby County 10 4 5 1 +5 17

Reading Fixtures (view all)

Breaking League News

Cotterill: 'We Desperately Needed That Win'
Bristol City : 04/10/2015 12:00:01
Opinion: Win against Leeds United our best yet?
Birmingham : 04/10/2015 12:00:01
Robinson Angered At Half Time
Bristol City : 04/10/2015 12:00:00
Robbo's View: Bristol City 1-1 MK Dons
MK Dons : 04/10/2015 11:26:01
Charlton v Fulham - Team-News
Fulham : 04/10/2015 11:24:00

Current Site Poll (view all polls)

What Striker do you want to see here?
Suggested By:  
Dom Solanke 6%
Lewis Grabban 12%
Jamie Mackie 18%
Carlton Cole 8%
Nahki Wells 56%