Reading - Injury update: Six still out
UK time is: 04:05:30
Vital Login
Social Login

Choose your club

Other Sites

Network Navigation

Vital Partners

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

Injury update: Six still out

We take a quick look at Reading's current injury list and when they are most likely to see them again.


Sean Morrison - The central defender suffered a knee injury in training last month, but the club have opted against an operation. We could see Morro back for the boxing day visit to Leicester, but is most likely to be start of January, depending on his progress.

Wayne Bridge - The former England international had an operation last month on his knee, which has been troubling him since joining the Royals in the summer. The likelihood is that Bridge won't be available until the new year and that's if his recovery goes well.

Chris Baird - The Northern Ireland international suffered a sprained ankle in training two weeks ago, which will keep him out for another two weeks minimum. He could return for the Leicester game on boxing day, only has a contract until January at the moment.

Jem Karacan - Jem suffered a very serious ligament injury against Watford in September and could well miss the rest of the season. It's hard to put a timescale on it this early, but could return make a return around Easter if he recovers well.

Mikele Leigertwood - After being out since March, the commanding midfielder returned to action in an under 21 game a few weeks ago, where he completed 45 minutes well. However, he hasn't played any football since and may have suffered another set back in his return from injury.

Royston Drenthe - Royston made his long-awaited comeback with a great cameo performance against Bournemouth, despite having not played any football in over two months. He is far from full fitness, but Adkins could still give him a start on Saturday.

Jason Roberts - It is nearly a year to the day that Roberts has played football on grass, but after slow progress, is now recovering well. He revealed that he has started light training and is kicking a ball about, but won't be ready to return until Easter at the earliest.

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:Tuesday December 10 2013

Time: 10:00AM


Have Your Say

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

Recent Reading Articles

International break- Preview (Thursday October 8 2015)

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)

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

RUFC - It's Down To Two
Rotherham : 09/10/2015 00:04:01
LUFC Dallas on his way to France
Leeds Utd : 08/10/2015 21:32:01
Three Fixtures Changes
Forest : 08/10/2015 19:15:01
Hull v Reading Back 24 Hours
Hull City : 08/10/2015 19:05:00
LUFC Forest game moved for TV
Leeds Utd : 08/10/2015 19:00:01

Current Site Poll (view all polls)

What Striker do you want to see here?
Suggested By:  
Dom Solanke 4%
Lewis Grabban 14%
Jamie Mackie 18%
Carlton Cole 8%
Nahki Wells 56%