UK time is: 00:43:00
Vital Login
Social Login

Choose your club

Other Sites

Network Navigation

Vital Partners

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

Adkins satisfied with crucial point

Nigel Adkins seemed pleased with the Royals' performance against Leicester, which sees us move back into the play-off spots.

It was a spirited showing against the league leaders, with the Royals arguably deserving at least a point from the game. Alex Pearce gave us an early lead, but Danny Drinkwater's deflected effort before half time meant the points were shared at the Madejski Stadium.

Speaking to the Official Reading FC website after the game, Adkins said: 'We've got an important point and it puts us back in the play-offs with four games to go. We wanted passion, hunger and grit, and then we needed it at the end when Ledge was sent off.'

'We gave them problems, at times we could go and break, we got Garath in a couple of times. So we take a point, it's in our own hands, it's going to be nailbiting, I'd like to think it'll go all the way and we've got four exciting games coming up.'

It has to go down as a good point, especially considering Leicester have the best away record in the division, and we have been struggling on our home turf as of late. We are back in the play-off spots and that's the main thing - every point counts at this stage of the season!

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:Tuesday April 15 2014

Time: 10:00AM

Your Comments

ADKINS is bluffing, . He can not be happy with one point at this stage of the run in. . . . . READING have an even tougher job to do now
Nigel is a very positive man. Like you say, as much as three points would be have been ideal, a point is still a good result against the best side in the division.

Have Your Say

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

Recent Reading Articles

The Championship 2014/15 - Fulham (Thursday July 31 2014)

The Championship 2014/15 - Derby (Wednesday July 30 2014)

HRK injured in Stevenage friendly (Wednesday July 30 2014)

The Championship 2014/15 - Cardiff (Tuesday July 29 2014)

Player Ratings - Wycombe (A) (Sunday July 27 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

League Table (view table)

Team P W D L GD Pts
16. Middlesbrough 0 0 0 0 0 0
17. Millwall 0 0 0 0 0 0
18. Norwich 0 0 0 0 0 0
19. Reading 0 0 0 0 0 0
20. Rotherham 0 0 0 0 0 0
21. Sheff Wed 0 0 0 0 0 0
22. Watford 0 0 0 0 0 0

Breaking League News

Front page poll
Blackpool : 31/07/2014 23:31:00
Fantastic opportunity says newcomer
Middlesbrough : 31/07/2014 21:49:00
Boro set to sign winger
Middlesbrough : 31/07/2014 21:41:00
Boss not satisfied
Middlesbrough : 31/07/2014 21:36:00
Boro win again
Middlesbrough : 31/07/2014 21:32:00

Current Site Poll (view all polls)

What area do we need to strengthen most?
Suggested By:  Josh
Goalkeeper 8%
Defence 6%
Midfield 6%
Attack 80%