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Newsbites – 11th January 2012

January 11, 2012 Leave a comment

January is here and that means one thing – transfer rumours galore!

One player the Royals are known to be interested in is Republic of Ireland U21 international Karl Sheppard. The striker is available on a free transfer from Shamrock Rovers and Reading are in the driving seat for his signature, according to the Reading Post.

The Reading Guide also gives it’s take on the story

Jimmy Kebe has been offered a new two-and-a-half year deal at Reading but the latest club to be linked with the Malian winger is Stoke City (FootballFriendsOnline), after a host of clubs including West Ham and Leicester.

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Newsbites – 9th December 2011

December 9, 2011 Leave a comment

Newsbites – 9th December 2011

Reading’s match at the Madejski against West Ham is the first sellout since the Premiership days, let’s hope for a performance to match the attendance…!

Another big milestone is up – Brian McDermott’s 100th game in charge of the Royals (Reading OS). There have been many highlights – the game that got him the job at Liverpool, the play-off semi-final away at Cardiff, the amazing unbeaten run… what’s your highlight? Leave us a comment 🙂 Read more…

Treat Somebody To The Perfect Gift This Christmas – A Chance To Play At The Madejski Stadium With Football Aid

December 4, 2011 Leave a comment

It’s that time of year again: the Christmas tree is up, the snow is falling, and the streets are packed with frantic shoppers searching for the ideal festive gift for their nearest and dearest Reading fan…

Football Aid to the rescue! Why brave the winter weather when you can secure the gift of a lifetime from the warmth and comfort of your own home? The unique gifts available at will leave any man you know delighted! This once-in-a-lifetime opportunity will give Reading fans the thrill of the ultimate match day experience at The Madejski!

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Newsbites – 5th November 2011

November 5, 2011 1 comment

News Bites – 5th November 2011

Alex McCarthy has joined Leeds United on loan for a month in order to solve their goalkeeping crisis (Yorkshire Evening Post) – manager Simon Grayson was grateful to Brian for letting McCarthy out to a divisional rival.

Alex Pearce has said he would accept a call-up from Giovanni Trappatoni, should the Republic of Ireland boss include him in the full squad (Sky Sports).

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Newsbites – 4th October 2011

October 4, 2011 Leave a comment

Newsbites – 4th October 2011

Reaction to the ‘Boro draw, and looking forward to the international break…

The Royals have nine players away on international duty – they are: Simon Church, Hal Robson-Kanu (both Wales), Adam Federici (Australia), Kaspars Gorkss (Latvia), Bongani Khumalo (South Africa), Mikele Leigertwood (Antigua & Barbuda), Jake Taylor (wales U21), Dominic Samuel (England U19) and Carl McHugh (Ireland U19). Full details of opponents can be found on the OS.

Alex Pearce has again been named in the Championship Team of the Week after his performance against ‘Boro at the weekend (Reading OS).

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Football Aid 2012 – Your Chance To Play At The Madejski Stadium

September 30, 2011 Leave a comment

We’re always happy to help support a good cause and at the Tilehurst End we’re proud to support Football Aid 2012, which gives Reading fans the chance to play at the Madejski Stadium in the name of supporting good causes. If you want to find out more click below the jump where you can find out more.

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Newsbites – 29th September 2011

September 29, 2011 Leave a comment

Newsbites – 29th September 2011 

Reaction from our (quite literally) unbelievable win over Bristol City, and looking forward to the visit of ‘Boro on Saturday…

Promotion dream is still on for Reading FC (Reading Chronicle) – Manager Brian McDermott has said that the spirit in the dressing-room will be key to the Royals’ success this season.

Ruthless Reading delight Le Fondre (Reading Chronicle) – Alfie, who grabbed the equalising goal on Tuesday night, believes Reading’s ability to take their chances will make the difference come the end of the season.

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