Reading | Cardiff (H) Match Preview
UK time is: 15:14:21
Vital Login
Social Login

Choose your club

Other Sites

Network Navigation

Vital Partners

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

Reading vs. Cardiff

Madejski Stadium

18th November 2011

3.00 pm KO

Cardiff (H) Match Preview

With the international break ending, Cardiff who are on a good run of form travel down to the Madejski Stadium to face a Reading team that went into the break with a fantastic 1-0 win against Birmingham.

Vital Quotes:

Reading manager Brian McDermott - 'The international break was good for us, the good result against Birmingham made a difference and now this is another game for us to look forward to.'

Cardiff boss Malky Mackay - 'At the moment we're looking quite good; everyone who has been on international duty has come back in good health and the ones that had scrapes have all come through ok.'

Reading Team News:

Reading striker Simon Church has a knock which kept him out of Wales' win over Norway, similarly to Jem Karacan representing the Turkish U23s but both will be available for selection.

Player to watch: Noel Hunt

The Irish striker has a point to prove after his winner and against Birmingham and is likely to start alongside Le Fondre for McDermott

Cardiff Team News:

Scottish international David Marshall and defender Stephen McPhail have both been given the OK to play after recent injuries. However, French striker and former Royals target Rudy Gestade will be out for another month.

Player to watch: Peter Whittingham

The gifted midfielder has been a consistent performer for the Bluebirds over the years and has started this season in the same vein.

Match Prediction:

Will be a tight game between two decent teams. 2-2 draw.

Next Fixtures:

Reading - Ipswich (A) - 26th November - nPower Championship

Cardiff - Coventry (A) - 22nd November - nPower Championship


The Journalist

Writer: Josh  Mail feedback, articles or suggestions

Date:Friday November 18 2011

Time: 4:42PM

 

Have Your Say

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

Recent Reading Articles

Reading outclassed by Preston (Saturday April 30 2016)

Nicky Hammond to West Brom (Saturday April 30 2016)

Stats: Reading v Preston (Saturday April 30 2016)

Al Habsi named Player Of The Season (Saturday April 30 2016)

Season Review- Rankings (Thursday April 28 2016)

Season Review- Wingers (Thursday April 28 2016)

Season Review- Strikers (Thursday April 28 2016)

Season Review- Midfielders (Thursday April 28 2016)

Season Review- Defenders (Thursday April 28 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
Reading 1 - 2 Preston
Q.P.R. 1 - 1 Reading
Reading 1 - 2 Hull City
Leeds Utd 3 - 2 Reading
Middlesbrough 2 - 1 Reading
Reading 2 - 1 Forest

League Table (view table)

Team P W D L GD Pts
15. Q.P.R. 45 12 17 16 -7 53
16. Blackburn 45 12 16 17 -2 52
17. Bristol City 44 13 13 18 -12 52
18. Reading 43 13 12 18 -3 51
19. Rotherham 44 13 10 21 -12 49
20. Huddersfield 44 12 12 20 -9 48
21. Fulham 44 11 15 18 -13 48

Reading Fixtures (view all)

Breaking League News

Manga Linked With Rennes, Toulouse & Bournemouth
Cardiff : 05/05/2016 15:03:00
Audio - Wednesday Week Podcast Season 15/16 - Show 39
Sheff Wed : 05/05/2016 14:52:01
Barton Focused On Title Success
Burnley : 05/05/2016 14:44:00
Mick Says The Kids Are Alright!
Ipswich : 05/05/2016 14:37:01
Blast From The Past - Mind The Gap Season 4 Years On!
Sheff Wed : 05/05/2016 14:36:01

Current Site Poll (view all polls)

What Striker do you want to see here?
Suggested By:  
Dom Solanke 11%
Lewis Grabban 9%
Jamie Mackie 14%
Carlton Cole 9%
Nahki Wells 57%