Vital Football

Latest Reading FC News

Morrison doubtful for Sunderland trip

Morrison doubtful for Sunderland trip

Reading are set to be without central defender Sean Morrison for Tuesday night's trip to Sunderland.

The 21-year old was brought off against Southampton on Saturday with an ankle injury and left St. Mary's on crutches, meaning he is highly doubtful for Tuesday's crucial encounter with Sunderland. He is likely to be replaced with Kaspars Gorkss, with Alex Pearce still in contract discussions with the club over a new deal.

Fellow defender Chris Gunter has missed the previous three games with a hamstring injury sustained against Wigan last month, while goalkeeper Alex McCarthy remains a long-term injury after successful shoulder surgery. Jimmy Kebe, Jem Karacan and Pavel Pogrebnyak could be involved in Tuesday nights match at the Stadium of Light.

It's a shame that Morrison is out injured, as he has been a crucial player in defence and also from set pieces. As much as I would much prefer Pearce to come into the side, Gorkss is likely to take his place. I'm also hoping Danny Guthrie will play some part against Sunderland too, after recovering from injury.

Join The Vital Debate



Click here to join in the debate on the club forum.

Writer:Josh
Date:Monday December 10 2012
Time: 11:00AM

Login to post a comment

Recent Reading Articles

Officials - Bolton v Reading (21/11/17)

The Football League have now announced the Match Day officials that will take charge of the game between Bolton Wanderers and Reading this Tuesday.

Player Ratings - Wolves (H)

As we were unlucky not to walk away with anything from the Wolves game on Saturday, we take a look at the players' performances from the 2-0 defeat.

Stats: Reading v Wolves

All the stats from Reading (0) vs (2) Wolves, Madejski Stadium, 18/11/17 Att: 20,708

BBC Report - Championship Details For 2017

The BBC's Price of Football annual survey was released this week, and their investigation shows that the price of Championship football has fallen in 2017.

Archived Vital Reading Articles

Vital Reading articles from

Site Journalists

Write for Vital Reading
Write For Vital Reading
Apply Here

Current Poll (see more polls)

Wolves MotM
Suggested By: Site Staff
Mannone3%
McShane0%
Ilori25%
Moore0%
Bacuna0%
van den Berg12%
Swift12%
Gunter12%
Beerens0%
Kermorgant0%
Barrow12%
Sub - Edwards12%
Sub - Aluko0%
Sub - Bodvarsson12%
ScoopDragon Publishing Entire League Network of Sites
Vital Football Comment
Latest F1 News
Latest Vital Boxing News
Write for Vital Football

Recent Reading Results (view all)

The Vital Football Members League