UK time is: 02:45:42
Vital Login
Social Login

Choose your club

Other Sites

Network Navigation

Vital Partners

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

BM pleased with overcome of potential hiccup

Reading boss Brian McDermott is pleased with his sides performance against the Championship's bottom side Coventry City, saying it could well have been a potential banana skin for the team.

Goals from Jimmy Kebe and Jason Roberts in the first half won it for the Royals. Despite a good second half surge from the visitors and forcing Adam Federici into some world class saves, Reading maintained their play-off push and Coventry remain in trouble at the bottom of the table.

McDermott told the official RFC site: 'Coming into today it was probably on my mind more than normal, many people would have just expected us to win. It was a banana skin, but we've won the game, which is absolutely the most important thing.'

'But I knew we hadn't played for two weeks. We're not in the groove yet, we're doing our best with the circumstances of training at this time of year and we'll be better for the game - but as I say we have won. That makes it nine wins out of twelve, which is great form.'


After a two-week period without having a game, the Royals will now prepare for Tuesday nights game against Derby County, followed by a home affair against Eddie Howe's Burnley three days later on Friday night.

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:Sunday February 12 2012

Time: 4:00PM

 

Have Your Say

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

Recent Reading Articles

Deadline day rumour update (Monday September 1 2014)

Club to be 'active' on deadline day (Monday September 1 2014)

Stats: Middlesbrough v Reading (Sunday August 31 2014)

Middlesbrough 0 - 1 Reading (Saturday August 30 2014)

Key man watch: Albert Adomah (Saturday August 30 2014)

Middlesbrough (A) Match Preview (Friday August 29 2014)

The Opposition View - Middlesbrough (Friday August 29 2014)

Team News: Middlesbrough vs Reading (Friday August 29 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
Forest 4 - 0 Reading
Reading 1 - 2 Huddersfield
Reading 1 - 0 Ipswich
Wigan 2 - 2 Reading
Middlesbrough 0 - 1 Reading

League Table (view table)

Team P W D L GD Pts
12. Wigan 5 2 1 2 3 7
13. Brighton 5 2 1 2 1 7
14. Blackburn 5 2 1 2 -2 7
15. Reading 5 2 1 2 -3 7
16. Middlesbrough 5 2 0 3 0 6
17. Rotherham 5 2 0 3 -3 6
18. Leeds Utd 5 2 0 3 -5 6

Breaking League News

Owls sign former Real Madrid midfielder
Sheff Wed : 01/09/2014 23:48:00
RUFC - Luciano Can Score Goals
Rotherham : 01/09/2014 23:37:00
Defender moves on loan
Middlesbrough : 01/09/2014 23:22:00
RUFC - Argentinian Signs In!
Rotherham : 01/09/2014 23:21:00
Rovers Complete Late Double
Blackburn : 01/09/2014 23:19:00

Current Site Poll (view all polls)

What area do we need to strengthen most?
Suggested By:  Josh
Goalkeeper 10%
Defence 16%
Midfield 10%
Attack 64%