Vital Football

Latest Reading FC News

Sidwell Staying A Royal?

Sidwell Staying A Royal?

Reading boss Steve Coppell does not entertain the thought of losing Steve Sidwell in the upcoming January transfer window.

The tenacious midfielder is out of contract at the end of the season, and Coppell is keen for him to sign a new deal.

Coppell said, 'The only way things could change is because he has the right to speak to a foreign club from the start of January. I don't anticipate that happening though.

'If he signed a pre-contract then you could say it would be difficult for him to match the commitment he's showing now.

'In that event I would sit down and talk with him because we have kind of relationship. But it's not even an issue, he just wants to win games.

'He wants to be a top player, he's not resting on his laurels. He's very much being looked at every game, he's conscious of that, that's why he has to keep on playing.'

'We think we might have one window at some stage to have a go at signing him again but I don't know, it's not for me.

'We want to keep him, we want to sign him. I don't think we will sell him in January, come what may."


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

Writer:
Date:Saturday December 16 2006
Time: 12:27PM

Comments

0
Super Steve's been fantastic for the most part of this season and it will be a huge lift if the club can secure his future.
Rogue
20/12/2006 18:32:00
Page 1/1
  1. 1

Login to post a comment

Best of Vital Network

Recent Reading Articles

Championship Free Agents 2017

As the summer nears and contracts come to an end, should the club have an interest in any of the following free transfers from Championship oppositions?

51 Clubs Receive EFL Family Excellence Award - 2016/17

The Football League have recognised a record 51 clubs in the 2016/17 Family Excellence Awards.

Match Day Officials v Wigan (29/4/17)

The Football League have now announced the Match Day officials that will take charge of the game against Wigan Athletic this Saturday.

Team news - Reading vs Wigan

As we look forward to our last home game of the season against Wigan, we take a look at the team news for both sides.

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)

Reading v Wigan Athletic
Suggested By:
Reading win67%
Wigan win33%
Draw0%
ScoopDragon Publishing Entire League Network of Sites

League Table

# Team P W D L Pts. GD
P Brighton 44 28 8 8 92 35
P Newcastle 45 28 7 10 91 42
3 Huddersfield 44 25 6 13 81 3
4 Reading 44 24 7 13 79 1
5 Sheff Wed 44 23 9 12 78 15
6 Fulham 44 21 13 10 76 27
7 Leeds Utd 44 22 7 15 73 14
8 Norwich 44 19 9 16 66 12
9 Brentford 44 18 9 17 63 12
10 Derby County 44 17 12 15 63 2
11 Preston 44 16 13 15 61 2
12 Aston Villa 44 16 13 15 61 0
13 Cardiff 45 16 11 18 59 -4
14 Barnsley 44 15 12 17 57 0
15 Wolves 44 15 10 19 55 -3
16 Ipswich 44 13 16 15 55 -6
17 Bristol City 44 14 9 21 51 -6
18 Burton 44 13 12 19 51 -12
19 Q.P.R. 44 14 8 22 50 -12
20 Forest 44 13 9 22 48 -11
21 Birmingham 44 11 14 19 47 -22
22 Blackburn 44 10 15 19 45 -15
23 Wigan 44 10 11 23 41 -16
R Rotherham 44 5 6 33 21 -58
The Vital Football Members League
Latest F1 News
Latest Vital Boxing News
Vital Football Comment

Recent Reading Results (view all)

Reading Fixtures (view all)

Apr 29 2017 3:00PM : Wigan Athletic (H)
Sky Bet Championship
May 7 2017 12:00PM : Burton Albion (a)
Sky Bet Championship
Write for Vital Football