Vital Football

Latest Reading FC News

Royals defender warns against 'silly spending'

Royals defender warns against 'silly spending'

Reading defender Nicky Shorey has said the Royals need to be active in the January transfer window, but shouldn't be spending 'silly money'.

The Royals now find themselves bottom of the Premier League table and manager Brian McDermott is set to bring in new recruits to aid a survival challenge. However, similarly to Adam Federici a few months ago, Shorey has urged to not go mad in the transfer market, as he reckons the current batch of players are capable enough.

Speaking to the Reading Chronicle, the former England international said: 'New players always bring new enthusiasm and make the players that are here buck their ideas up a bit and try and push on. Hopefully we will add a few but we don't need to go silly, the lads have shown they are more than capable but we need to do it for 90 minutes.'

'Spending money doesn't always get you where you want to be, we have to pull together as a group. We back the manager 100%, it's not right to talk about him. He's doing a marvelous job every since I came here, every lad here would die for the manager.'


Join The Vital Debate



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

Writer:Josh
Date:Sunday December 16 2012
Time: 4:57PM

Login to post a comment

Best of Vital Network

Recent Reading Articles

Talking points after Sunderland

We look at the main talking points following a bitter-sweet draw with Sunderland on Saturday.

Player Ratings - Preston (H)

As our rebirth under Paul Clement continues with another hard-fought home win against Preston, we take a look at the players' ratings from the victory on Saturday.

Who will replace Stam? - The candidates

Now Stam is finally out the door, the looming question is who is going to save us and get us out of this mess? We assess 12 of the potential candidates for the Royals hot seat

Stam gone - so what next?!

The surprising news came through this morning that Jaap Stam has finally left the Royals, due to our dreadful form of one win in 19 games - but what's next with eight games to play?

Reading Archived 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
Jaakkola0%
Gunter0%
Ilori0%
Moore0%
Blackett0%
Edwards0%
Evans0%
Clement0%
Aluko0%
Bodvarsson0%
Barrow100%
Sub - Bacuna0%
Sub - Smith0%
ScoopDragon Publishing Entire League Network of Sites
The Vital Football Members League
Latest F1 News
Latest Vital Boxing News
Vital Football Comment

Recent Reading Results (view all)

Reading Fixtures

Write for Vital Football