Reading | West Ham (H) Match Preview
UK time is: 15:56:55
Vital Login
Social Login

Choose your club

Other Sites

Network Navigation

Vital Partners

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

Reading vs. West Ham

Madejski Stadium

10th December 2011

3.00 pm KO

West Ham (H) Match Preview

Reading return home to the Madejski Stadium on the back of a 1-0 loss to Blackpool, as they face West Ham, who themselves suffered a surprise 2-1 defeat to the hands of Burnley last week

Vital Quotes:

Reading manager Brian McDermott - 'It's a big game, the type everyone wants to play in. You can't beat that, there will be a great atmosphere, West Ham will make a great noise and so will we. Let's hope we get off to a good start and get the right performance.'

Reading Team News:

Captain Jobi McAnuff has returned from a one game suspension, while Joe Mills is back in contention for the left back spot. Striker Noel Hunt is now fully fit after picking up a knock to his head against Peterborough.

Player to watch: Adam Federici

The Australian international has been one of the Royals' most consistent performers this season and is sure to be tested tomorrow by the Hammers' strong attack.

West Ham Team News:

West Ham are likely to be without left-footed maestro Matty Taylor who has an injury. Striker Sam Baldock and Winston Reid are definitely out.

Player to watch: Kevin Nolan

The Hammers' talisman made a shock move to West Ham last summer but has lived up to his tag of a top player by leading West Ham to second place with some superb midfield performances

Match Prediction:

West Ham are a very strong team with a top away record so I could see us slipping up on this one. 2-0 loss.

Next Fixtures:

Reading - Leeds (A) - 17th December - nPower Championship

West Ham - Barnsley (H) - 17th December - nPower Championship


The Journalist

Writer: Josh  Mail feedback, articles or suggestions

Date:Friday December 9 2011

Time: 4:26PM

 

Have Your Say

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

Recent Reading Articles

Reading head to Blackburn (Friday May 6 2016)

Background on Barrett (Thursday May 5 2016)

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)

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

Vital Match Preview - Wednesday at Wolves (May 7th)
Sheff Wed : 06/05/2016 15:35:01
What Result? MK Dons v Nottingham Forest
Forest : 06/05/2016 15:00:00
Vital Pre-Match - Charlton v Burnley
Burnley : 06/05/2016 14:56:00
Vital Pre-Match - Huddersfield v Brentford
Brentford : 06/05/2016 14:54:01
Vital Pre-Match - Wolves v Sheffield Wednesday
Wolves : 06/05/2016 14:52:01

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%