UK time is: 17:02:31
Vital Login
Social Login

Choose your club

Other Sites

Network Navigation

Vital Partners

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

Lita Hits Out at Coppell

Royals striker Leroy Lita, who is rumoured to be on his way out of the club, has spoken out against his manager.

Steve Coppell made it public that Lita asked not to play in the Cup game at Spurs, and Lita feels that the Reading boss should have kept it to himself.

Lita said, 'The gaffer has come out and said I don't want to play at Spurs, which I wasn't happy with at all.

'I said to him if I am going to move on he might as well play the lads that are here otherwise I will be cup-tied.

'I didn't say I didn't want to play. It was frustrating and a bit personal. I didn't like that.


'I am not looking to sign a new deal. I don't know if I will be at Reading beyond this transfer window.


'If something comes along and and it is good for me to move on, I am going to.


'I just need opportunities. I am 23 years old. I don't want to sit on the bench.


'I have big ambitions. If that's not here then they shouldn't stop me moving on.'

Despite Reading insisting they are not looking to sell Lita, it seems the striker is eager to move on and it looks unlikely that he will be at the club come the end of the month.




Use your social login to comment on front page articles. Login using you Facebook, Twitter, Google or LinkedIn accounts and have your say!

The Journalist

Writer: Chris Kitley Mail feedback, articles or suggestions

Date:Monday January 14 2008

Time: 11:13AM

Your Comments

Think it will prove to be a good signing for any other club. Coppell seems to have his favorites and likes to be loyal, maybe he needs to shake things up a bit and start to drop out of form players (Doyle). I personally think they should sell Hunt as well and get Matt Taylor in! Why not try James Henry in the fIrst team
MASTER-RFC
Good point well made. James Henry needs to be given a chance, hopefully he'll play on tuesday. Lita is quality, just a shame copp's doesnt like him. Hahnemann is becoming a liability aand we need a decent centre back. As much as i love steve coppell, it's becoming frustrating that he feels too loyal to certain players and won't drop them even if they're underperforming, ie gunnarsson, murty, hahnemann. Need to giv rosenior a run in the team and hopefully matejovsky will be in the team sooner rather than later.
uroyals
 

Have Your Say

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

Recent Reading Articles

Another player set for injury lay-off (Wednesday July 23 2014)

The Championship 2014/15 - Blackpool (Wednesday July 23 2014)

Former Royals striker retires (Tuesday July 22 2014)

Adkins gives Yeovil assessment (Sunday July 20 2014)

New club captain announced (Sunday July 20 2014)

Royals draw in second friendly (Saturday July 19 2014)

Potential loan targets - Wingers (Saturday July 19 2014)

Archived Reading Articles

List All Vital Reading Articles
Have your say
Click here to suggest an article
Click here to suggest a poll

Vital Members League (view all)

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

Jean Beausejour Joins Colo-Colo - Adios
Wigan : 23/07/2014 16:32:00
Another player set for injury lay-off
Reading : 23/07/2014 15:09:00
10m Medel Offer From Galatasaray
Cardiff : 23/07/2014 14:03:00
Offical - Leicester amp; Palace Bids For Campbell
Cardiff : 23/07/2014 13:57:00
Norwich Reject Fer Bid
Norwich : 23/07/2014 12:36:00

Current Site Poll (view all polls)

What area do we need to strengthen most?
Suggested By:  Josh
Goalkeeper 8%
Defence 7%
Midfield 7%
Attack 78%