According to reports, Reading Chairman John Madejski believes that his team can stave off relegation and continue to mix it with the ‘big boys’ in the Premier League. Whilst it is hard to gauge manager Steve Coppell’s feelings with his Sphinx-like visage, chairman Madejski wears his heart on his sleeve (let’s just hope he doesn’t use that same sleeve to wipe away the snot and tears caused by relegation.) Madejski said:
‘Sometimes things conspire against you for a wee while – but there is spirit in the camp and the kind of football we are playing is good – Sir Alex Ferguson is backing us to stay up.
‘We have great talent and determination and we will get out of this situation.’
Oh, why didn’t you tell us this in the first place?!? The Lord of the Ferg is backing Reading to stay up? Surely they’ll beat the drop now!