UK time is: 22:53:43
Vital Login
Social Login

Choose your club

Other Sites

Network Navigation

Vital Partners

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

Not Such a Little Blow for Reading

Glen Little could have played his last match for Reading as he is now going to have an operation on his Achilles tendon on Wednesday.

Having not played for Reading since late last season, when he first started having trouble with his injury, after a meeting with a specialist it has been decided surgery was required, "Glen and I recently saw a specialist in Achilles management problems," Jon Fearn told readingfc.co.uk.

"He thinks that what we may have is a small tear in the tendon that has not responded to the treatment we have given him."

Treatment has been tried over this time, but Little has not really responded to it so with this surgery, that is needed to finally cure the problem one and for all, all being well, he will now almost certainly miss this season, "I've been mucking about getting it to a certain level and it keeps breaking down," Glen Little told BBC Radio Berkshire.

"The man who's doing it knows what he's talking about - he seems to think it will be pretty routine and it will just be a case of operating and getting back out there.

"The only problem is a tendon takes longer to heal than a muscle but hopefully that is the end of it.

"It would be great if it was four months before I return but I would probably say write the season off."

31-year-old Little's contract is due to expire in the summer so it is now almost certain, should he not be able to return before it finishes, that he will not play another match for the club as his chances of getting a new contract don't look that good?

Join Vital Reading

It's easy to register, simply click the link and enjoy getting involved as the season unfolds!




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.

Join the Vital Fantasy Football League - its Free!

The Journalist

Writer:  Mail feedback, articles or suggestions

Date:Tuesday October 2 2007

Time: 5:00PM

Your Comments

I'm really sad for Little as he has been really unlucky with injuries. I hope that he can return before the season ends so he can have a shot at earning a new contract, but its not looking good for him.
Madejski Royal
He's done, its a shame but he's finished now isn't he.
sonko is superman
It might not be looking good for Little, but don't write him off just yet.
Madejski Royal
He is targeting a February return, so just like I told you don't write him off yet, this has been done before in his career and he's come back, he might do it again.
Madejski Royal
No, he's still finished I'm afraid.
sonko is superman
We will see, if he comes back in February then he will have a bit of time to impress. I'll not write him off yet.
Madejski Royal
 

Have Your Say

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

Recent Reading Articles

Team news: Sheff Wed vs Reading (Friday September 19 2014)

Takeover 'finally' set for completion (Thursday September 18 2014)

Player Ratings - Millwall (H) (Thursday September 18 2014)

Cox scores winner in five-goal thriller (Wednesday September 17 2014)

Stats: Reading v Millwall (Wednesday September 17 2014)

Gaffer relieved to get win in thrilling game (Wednesday September 17 2014)

Reading 3 - 2 Millwall (Wednesday September 17 2014)

The Opposition View - Millwall (Tuesday September 16 2014)

Millwall (H) Match Preview (Tuesday September 16 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
Forest 4 - 0 Reading
Reading 1 - 2 Huddersfield
Reading 3 - 2 Millwall
Reading 1 - 0 Ipswich
Reading 3 - 0 Fulham
Wigan 2 - 2 Reading

League Table (view table)

Team P W D L GD Pts
3. Watford 7 5 0 2 7 15
4. Wolves 7 4 2 1 4 14
5. Charlton 7 3 4 0 3 13
6. Reading 7 4 1 2 1 13
7. Derby County 7 3 3 1 5 12
8. Sheff Wed 7 3 3 1 3 12
9. Middlesbrough 7 4 0 3 2 12

Breaking League News

LUFC Leeds closing in on coach appointment
Leeds Utd : 19/09/2014 21:44:00
The Birmingham Preview
Norwich : 19/09/2014 20:48:00
Match Report From Kid's Corner: Forest v Fulham
Forest : 19/09/2014 20:45:00
LUFC Will Leeds win local bragging rights?
Leeds Utd : 19/09/2014 20:00:00
LUFC Leeds United v Huddersfield Town -History
Leeds Utd : 19/09/2014 20:00:00

Current Site Poll (view all polls)

Prediction for the Fulham game?
Suggested By:  Josh
Win 40%
Draw 10%
Loss 50%