UK time is: 03:22:25
Vital Login
Social Login

Choose your club

Other Sites

Network Navigation

Vital Partners

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

Doncaster vs. Reading

Keepmoat Stadiuk

15th January 2010

15:00

Donny (A) Match Preview

The Royals travel to Doncaster looking to continue our good run of form.

We have won our last 2 games at the Keepmoat Stadium, and beat Donny 4-3 earlier in the season after being 3-1 down.

A full match preview is here...

Vital Quotes:

Brian McDermott on Shaun Cummings -

'Shaun is learning every day and if Andy Griffin isn`t fit it`s not a problem for me to put Shaun straight into the team now.'


Captain Matt Mills on his return to Doncaster -

If we can go up there and do the double that will be perfect. It gives us confidence to know that we can beat the team that we`re playing against. Obviously I know a bit about them and they are a decent side.'



Doncaster Team News:

Doncaster will be without captain Brian Stock who is still suffering with a back problem.

Dennis Souza will return after suspension but they will again be without Shelton Martis and Wayne Thomas.

Player to watch: Billy Sharp

The former Sheff Utd striker is back from injury and scoring goals once more. He will be a handful for the Royals defence.

Reading Team News:

Andy Griffin is set to return at right back, meaning Shaun Cummings will drop down to the bench again despite his good display against West Brom.

Shane Long has shaken off a knock picked up in the same game but Zurab Kizhanishvili is still struggling with a knee strain.

Player to watch: Andy Griffin

Can consider himself lucky to regain his place for this one after a fine display from Shaun Cummings last weekend. Has not lived upto the high standards that he set on loan last season so will need to improve to keep Cummings out long term.

Last Meeting

Saturday 30th October 2010, Reading 4-3 Doncaster

Match Prediction:

I am backing us to nick this one, 2-1 with Long scoring twice.

Next Fixture:

Saturday 22nd January 2010, Hull (H)




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:Saturday January 15 2011

Time: 10:55AM

 

Have Your Say

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

Recent Reading Articles

Poor defending costs Royals first defeat (Wednesday August 20 2014)

Stats: Reading v Huddersfield (Wednesday August 20 2014)

Adkins rues 'shocking' goals (Wednesday August 20 2014)

Reading 1 - 2 Huddersfield (Tuesday August 19 2014)

Key man watch: Nakhi Wells (Tuesday August 19 2014)

Huddersfield (H) Match Preview (Tuesday August 19 2014)

Midfielder set for Madejski move (Tuesday August 19 2014)

Boss positive on ownership situation (Monday August 18 2014)

Player Ratings - Ipswich (H) (Monday August 18 2014)

Youthful Royals get first win (Sunday August 17 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)

1. Y19-Royal 1

League Results (view all)

Latest Results
Reading 1 - 2 Huddersfield
Reading 1 - 0 Ipswich
Wigan 2 - 2 Reading

League Table (view table)

Team P W D L GD Pts
8. Middlesbrough 3 2 0 1 2 6
9. Sheff Wed 3 1 2 0 1 5
10. Ipswich 3 1 1 1 0 4
11. Reading 3 1 1 1 0 4
12. Brentford 3 1 1 1 0 4
13. Derby County 3 1 1 1 0 4
14. Blackburn 3 1 1 1 -1 4

Breaking League News

Burnley Submit 5 Million Bid For James McArthur
Wigan : 20/08/2014 23:39:00
Cardiff 1 Latics 0 - Missed Chances
Wigan : 20/08/2014 23:15:00
Wolves : 20/08/2014 22:31:00
Rams Fall To First Defeat
Derby County : 20/08/2014 22:11:00
Derby County : 20/08/2014 22:08:00

Current Site Poll (view all polls)

What area do we need to strengthen most?
Suggested By:  Josh
Goalkeeper 10%
Defence 16%
Midfield 11%
Attack 63%