Reading | Newcastle (H) Match Preview
UK time is: 05:45:10
Vital Login
Social Login

Choose your club

Other Sites

Network Navigation

Vital Partners

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

Reading vs. Newcastle

Madejski Stadium

13th April 2010


Newcastle (H) Match Preview

The Royals welcome already promoted Newcastle to the Madejski Stadium on Tuesday night, looking to keep alive our faint play off hopes. This is one of our games in hand and will be one of the toughest tests we have face at home in 2010. A full match preview is here....

Vital Quotes:

Gylfi Sigurdsson -

We just need to get it right against Newcastle tomorrow now. If you look back to January we were second from bottom, so to be safe now with five games to go is quite remarkable. Hopefully they take their foot off the pedal and we can get a result tomorrow , which will be important to us.'

Brian McDermott -

'I love night games at Madejski Stadium and against a team like Newcastle United will make it even more special. I`m sure their fans will be up for it and we`re expecting a lot of our own supporters to come down on the night and make a lot of noise. I`ll concentrate on our own strengths rather than worry too much about the opposition. I`ve watched some videos and will send out the team which I think is capable of getting a result.'

Reading Team News:

The Royals have no new injury concerns but will again be without the suspended Matt Mills, so Alex Pearce will deputise for his first home game since Boxing Day.

Simon Church made a lively sub appearance at Cardiff at the weekend and could replace Shane Long who is without a goal in over a month.

Player to watch: Adam Federici

Newcastle have so many creative players, the Aussie stopper can expect a busy evening. However he has been in fine form on late and made some excellent saves at Cardiff on Saturday.

Newcastle Team News:

Jose Enrique is set to return after he missed the win over Blackpool at the weekend with a virus but Tamas Kadar is out.

Player to watch: Andy Carroll

Striker has been a revolation this season and has found goals easy to come by at this level. Strong in the air but also very good with the ball at his feet, will give the Royals defence plenty of problems.

Last Meeting

Saturday 15th August 2009, Newcastle 3-0 Royals

Match Prediction:

Games don't come much tougher than this at Championship level and I feel this may be a step too far for our young side - Reading 1-3 Newcastle.

Next Fixture:

Saturday 17th April 2010, Peterborough (H)

The Journalist

Writer: Steve Guscott  Mail feedback, articles or suggestions

Date:Monday April 12 2010

Time: 10:41PM


Have Your Say

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

Recent Reading Articles

Talking Points from Rotherham victory (Monday October 24 2016)

Stats: Rotherham v Reading (Sunday October 23 2016)

No More ******* Bad Language - EFL (Sunday October 23 2016)

Royals back on track with away win (Saturday October 22 2016)

Team News - Rotherham vs Reading (Friday October 21 2016)

The gaffer reflects on Villa loss (Thursday October 20 2016)

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

League Table (view table)

Team P W D L GD Pts
5. Sheff Wed 14 7 3 4 1 24
6. Bristol City 14 7 2 5 6 23
7. Birmingham 14 6 5 3 3 23
8. Reading 14 6 4 4 -3 22
9. Preston 14 6 2 6 1 20
10. Leeds Utd 14 6 2 6 -1 20
11. Brentford 14 5 4 5 5 19

Reading Fixtures (view all)

Breaking League News

Newcastle Out To Make History In EFL Cup
Newcastle : 24/10/2016 23:17:01
Opinion: Will Grounds Be A Miss Against Villa?
Birmingham : 24/10/2016 21:45:00
'This bottle is for BCFC' - Peter Pannu
Birmingham : 24/10/2016 21:02:01
RUFC - Millers Sign Odemwingie
Rotherham : 24/10/2016 20:48:01
LUFC Leeds United v Norwich City - Team News
Leeds Utd : 24/10/2016 18:56:00

Current Site Poll (view all polls)

Arsenal v Reading
Suggested By:  
Reading win 0%
Arsenal win 0%