Reading - Burnley (H) FA Cup Match Preview
UK time is: 20:22:12
Vital Login
Social Login

Choose your club

Other Sites

Network Navigation

Vital Partners

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

Reading vs. Burnley

Madejski Stadium

23rd January 2010

12:45

Burnley (H) FA Cup Match Preview

After the FA cup heroics against Liverpool 10 days ago at Anfield, we now meet Burnley in a very winable home tie in the fourth round of the worlds oldest cup competition. A full match preview is here....

Vital Quotes:

Brian McDermott - 'Were looking forward to it, its another Premier League team and I'm sure it will be a cracking atmosphere.'


Gylfi Sigurdsson - 'It's a great competition and everyone wants to go as far as they can.'


Matt Mills - 'It's an opportunity to play a premier league side. We go into the game confident, play with no fear and hopefully get a result.'

Reading Team News:

Midfielder Marek Matejovsky is out and is likely to be missing for a few more weeks with an abdominal injury. Gylfi Sigurdsson is back though and will take his place in the side, and he will be joined by Gunnar Thorvaldsson and Andy Griffin who are eligible to play.

Player to watch: Matt Mills

Defender Mills has established himself in the side under Brian McDermott and has spoken this week of his desire to 'impress the fans'.

Burnley Team News:

Chris McCann, Clarke Carlisle, Jay Rodriquez and Martin Paterson could all return from injury, whilst Steven Fletcher is set to recover from an injury picked up at Old Trafford last weekend.

Player to watch: Chris Eagles

Former Man Utd winger has established himself in the Burnley side, after often spending spells on the bench earlier in the season. He will be keen to make a positive impression under new manager Brian Laws.

Last Meeting

Reading 0-2 Burnley 12th May 2009. Madejski Stadium

Ref Watch:

Mike Jones will take charge of the game.

Match Prediction:

I think this will be a close game and with our record of draws in the FA cup, a replay is a good bet! 1-1

Next Fixture:

Tuesday 26th January 2010, Sheff Utd (A)




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: Steve Guscott  Mail feedback, articles or suggestions

Date:Friday January 22 2010

Time: 9:02PM

 

Have Your Say

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

Recent Reading Articles

Reading sign Quinn (Tuesday June 30 2015)

Reading close in on Myhill (Saturday June 27 2015)

Fosu signs a new deal (Saturday June 27 2015)

Will Clarke be tempted to walk (Wednesday June 24 2015)

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
18. MK Dons 0 0 0 0 0 0
19. Preston 0 0 0 0 0 0
20. Q.P.R. 0 0 0 0 0 0
21. Reading 0 0 0 0 0 0
22. Rotherham 0 0 0 0 0 0
23. Sheff Wed 0 0 0 0 0 0
24. Wolves 0 0 0 0 0 0

Breaking League News

LUFC Rosler - Wood an important piece of the jigsaw
Leeds Utd : 01/07/2015 19:00:01
Versatility The Key
Derby County : 01/07/2015 19:00:00
Forest Confirm Mills Arrival
Forest : 01/07/2015 18:56:00
RUFC - New Medical Staff In At Rotherham
Rotherham : 01/07/2015 18:41:00
Orient Friendly Added To Schedule
Huddersfield : 01/07/2015 18:35:00

Current Site Poll (view all polls)

What Striker do you want to see here?
Suggested By:  
Dom Solanke 8%
Lewis Grabban 16%
Jamie Mackie 20%
Carlton Cole 0%
Nahki Wells 56%