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Womens Football
Forget James Brown; it's a woman's world at Reading
08:30 Friday 4th May 2018

Berkshire is blessed with two popular teams, one in each of England's football pyramids. Reading is ably represented in Championship and Women's Super League (WSL 1). While the men have been in existence for a century-and-a-half…

Why Reading FC should appoint Paul Clement as their new manager
22:00 Wednesday 21st March 2018

Championship side Reading have sacked their manager Jaap Stam after a dire run of form. The Dutchman guided the Royals to the Play-Off final last season but they were denied promotion to the Premier League on penalties by Huddersfield Town.…

Jaap Stam is sacked by Reading F.C.
18:00 Wednesday 21st March 2018

Reading F.C. is a well-respected club in England but has recently been failing to achieve its targets for the season. Due to poor form and hovering above relegation, the board have sacked the manager, Jaap Stam. Many Royals fans will have felt…

Premier League
Reading's last Premier League line-up: where are they now?
20:00 Saturday 20th May 2017

It wasn't so long ago that Reading Football Club had a one-year spell in the Barclays Premier League, being relegated back to the Championship in 2013. Four years later, Jaap Stam is attempting to lead the club back to the top tier. I look…

The Championship Play-offs - Why I’m predicting Fulham FC to win promotion to the Premier League
23:27 Friday 12th May 2017

Last Sunday's final round of fixtures brought this season's Championship to a conclusion. After 46 games it will be Reading, Sheffield Wednesday, Huddersfield and Fulham that will contest the play-offs. A four way shoot out but who will prevail…

Can Jaap Stam lead Reading to the Promised Land?
13:03 Monday 18th July 2016

On 13th June 2016 Reading football club appointed Jaap Stam as first team manager on a two-year contract. As a Champions League winner and former Dutch international, Stam's appointment was one the most intriguing of the summer but it went…

The Managerial Blame Game
13:43 Tuesday 19th April 2016

This piece has been a long time coming really, although I've spoken about it with other fans, I have never seen it written anywhere.The issue I have is, why is it fans stay loyal to the team, but not the manager? When times are hard and players…

Match Report: Brighton 0-1 Reading (Brighton Fan's Perspective)
15:53 Thursday 12th April 2012
By Andy

Brighton's unbeaten home run in 2012 came to an unlucky end against the Championship's form side, Reading.Ian Harte's deflected free kick proved enough to separate the title chasing Royals and play-off hopeful Seagulls in a hugely entertaining…

Dogged City Unfortunate At The Madejski
23:13 Monday 30th January 2012

Bristol City fell to defeat at the hands of Reading thanks to a solitary goal from Jason Roberts despite being impressive at times in an even game at the Madejski Stadium. The big talking point came on the 58th minute of the match, when Louis…

Reading 0-1 Stevenage (Embarrassed Reading Fan's Perspective)
21:17 Sunday 8th January 2012

Woeful, lacking in commitment and inconsistent. I'm not sure whether to apply that to Reading fans, Reading players or the referee.After a recent good spell (bar the Cardiff game) Reading should have come into this game full of confidence and…

Reading 1-0 Ipswich Town (Reading Fan's Perspective)
19:48 Sunday 1st January 2012

Wow, what an end to the year for Reading. Ending last season in such tragic heartbreak at the hands of Swansea in the Play Off Final and then a slowish start to the season didn't bode well for the end of 2011. Not even mentioning the loss of…

Reading 3-0 Brighton Hove Albion (Reading Fan's Perspective)
15:09 Tuesday 27th December 2011

What a run Reading have been on! Climbing into the top six, being top of the form table and what's best, doing it against some top quality teams.Jimmy Kebe was back in the side as he replaced an injured Hal Robson-Kanu, which was the only change…

Match Report: Reading 3-0 West Ham (Reading Fan's Perspective)
18:18 Sunday 11th December 2011

West Ham came to the Madjeski Stadium full of confidence sitting second in the league. Whereas Reading fans weren't so hopeful for this game, after recently losing to Blackpool.The game started brightly with both teams getting chances but failing…

Bristol City 2 Reading 3 Match Report
21:17 Thursday 29th September 2011
By Lewis

Bristol City fans left Ashton Gate last night in absolute disbelief as City squandered a two goal lead to lose the game 3-2.Bristol City manager Keith Millen made two changes from the side that drew 1-1 with Hull City three day's previous,…

Middlesbrough's Pre-Season: Game One
17:09 Friday 15th July 2011

Middlesbrough's tour of Slovenia kicked off on Thursday against Turkish outfit BB Istanbul.There were some unusual spectators to this pre-season game, Reading FC came to scout their Championship opposition, as they are training just a short…