UK time is: 09:14:11
Vital Login
Social Login

Choose your club

Other Sites

Network Navigation

Vital Partners

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

Mullins: It's been a long time coming

Reading's new signing Hayden Mullins has admitted that he has long awaited to play for his hometown club, after coming close on numerous occasions.

The 32-year old signed on loan from cash-strapped Portsmouth until the end of the season and could be made permanent when the season concludes. Mullins was born in Reading and was turned down as a youngster but after his 14-year career, he has finally joined his boyhood club.

Mullins told the official RFC site: 'It's been a long time coming really, I wanted to play for the club being local and it nearly happened last year, but didn't really come about. It's a result I've always looked for and I'm happy to see how well Reading have been doing. I'm glad to be here.'

'I'll try and back the boys up and if I need to fill in anywhere I will. I know the run that the club have been on, everyone knows that in the division - and Reading are the team to stop at the moment. My Mum lives five minutes from the ground. It's my home town and I'm happy to be here.'


Whether the former West Ham player will be included in tomorrow's squad at Barnsley is yet to be seen, but it is understood that he is currently carrying an achilles problem. If Mullins was to be selected in the squad it will be on the bench, likely to take over Jay Tabb's spot.

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 March 17 2012

Time: 12:00PM

 

Have Your Say

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

Recent Reading Articles

Player Ratings - Arsenal (Monday April 20 2015)

Clarke addresses contract situation (Saturday April 18 2015)

The Opposition View - Arsenal (Friday April 17 2015)

Team news: Reading vs Arsenal (Friday April 17 2015)

Keen: Lots of positives (Wednesday April 15 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

Vital Members League (view all)

1. eddie55 2

League Table (view table)

Team P W D L GD Pts
16. Leeds Utd 44 14 10 20 -12 52
17. Bolton 44 13 12 19 -9 51
18. Fulham 44 13 10 21 -20 49
19. Reading 42 12 11 19 -20 47
20. Brighton 44 10 16 18 -8 46
21. Rotherham 43 10 14 19 -22 44
22. Millwall 43 9 13 21 -30 40

Breaking League News

Sako close to agreeing Villa deal
Wolves : 21/04/2015 09:00:01
Championship Round Up - We've Still Got A Chance
Wigan : 21/04/2015 08:27:01
Redknapp: Howe has blown me out the water
Bournemouth : 21/04/2015 08:23:00
Howe: Potentially the biggest game in our history
Bournemouth : 21/04/2015 08:00:00
Howe: We felt for Smith
Bournemouth : 21/04/2015 07:45:01

Current Site Poll (view all polls)

Prediction for the Cardiff game?
Suggested By:  Josh
Win 51%
Draw 33%
Loss 16%