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Defensive Lapses "Annoy" Murty

Defensive Lapses

The defensive frailties of Reading have been highlighted once or twice, and now captain Graeme Murty has expressed his concern.

If you keep conceding goals as easily, and as frequently as Reading are, 22 in ten Premier League games, you are always going to find it hard to get positive results, so Murty has urged his teammates to cut out the slackness, and stop conceding goals that are annoying him, "Of course it's a worry and it's an annoyance," Murty told the media.

"If you ask any of the back five they will tell you it gives them a big headache. We don't like it because we feel we are letting the rest of the team down.

"Having said that, we win as a team and lose as a team, and everyone has to muck in defensively.

"But we want to keep clean sheets and give the boys up front a platform to go on and win the game for us."

If you don't concede you don't lose do you, it's that simple. Reading look like scoring more often than not but we can't keep giving the goalscorers even more to do by conceding so many goals before hand.

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Date:Wednesday October 24 2007
Time: 3:00PM

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With Sonko back, the defence should gel into a unit again, and when it does, as it has too, this should sort out our problems, hopefully!
Madejski Royal
24/10/2007 11:31:00
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Hows Rosenior Doing for you guys?
oranje_emu
25/10/2007 13:41:00
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I think that he is doing ok really, maybe a little up and down, but then so are the team. Put it this way I'm happy to have him here anyway.
Madejski Royal
25/10/2007 15:13:00
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Soel had a terrible game against Derby!! Whats he like? Is he usually consistent or up and down? Is liam playing Right back or right wing for you?
oranje_emu
27/10/2007 10:24:00
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I liked Soel personally, and would have kept him, but in the long run Rosenior will be the better option.
Madejski Royal
28/10/2007 01:12:00
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Thanks for replying Madejski Royal! All the best for the season!
oranje_emu
30/10/2007 14:41:00
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