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Goodbye WordPress – Hello SB Nation

July 3, 2012 Leave a comment

With Reading getting promoted, and under new ownership, we thought we’d jump on the bandwagon and announce some changes as well.

After 14 months we’re leaving wordpress behind and moving to pastures new, specifically to the SB Nation blog network.

So ladies and gentlemen let me please direct your attention to….

TheTilehurstEnd.Com

This old site will no longer be updated but will remain here parked for a while. Within 24 hours thetilehurstend.co.uk should automatically redirect to the new site.

Hopefully see you on the new site shortly!

 

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Categories: Reading FC News

A Blue and White Shirt – How Hard Can It Be?

June 30, 2012 3 comments

Reading FC’s 2012-13 shirts

So the now annual anti-climax that is the unveiling of the new shirt for the forthcoming season has been completed and as per usual it’s had as many critics as fans as we all unleash our inner Gok Wan. Love it or hate it Reading will be playing in a brand new shirt next year and you’ll be seeing a lot of it as we’re plastered all over the TV.

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Categories: Reading FC News

Reading FC Sign Danny Guthrie

June 30, 2012 2 comments

Pic Courtesy of Reading FC OS

Well it’s been a while, but finally there’s been a bit of solid footballing news coming out of the Madejski Stadium, with two signings and the launch of the strips for 2012/13. The first of those signings to be confirmed was that of Danny Guthrie, who joins from Newcastle on a ‘Bosman’ free transfer on a three-year deal. 

Guthrie has been through some of the biggest clubs in the country, including Manchester United, Liverpool and Newcastle, winning praise wherever he’s been. However, somewhat inconsistant form and a series of unfortunate injuries have meant Guthrie has never quite cracked the top-level of the English game and we’ll look at what Reading fans can expect from the 25-year-old midfielder.

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Fixtures, Fixtures & More Fixtures – 2012/13 Edition

June 19, 2012 Leave a comment

Hard to beleive how different the outlook was the last time I wrote this fixtures piece. Back then we were pondering trips to The AMEX, London Road and The Den, now it’s Old Trafford, Stamford Bridge and White Hart Lane.

By now we’ve all had time to digest the basics of the fixtures for the new season which will see us open at home to Stoke and finish with a trip to Upton Park to face West Ham. The official club site has done a great little key points article outlining some of the essential dates and what to look out for but I thought we’d take a look at some of the other impacts of the fixture list, including how far we’ll have to travel and how much away match tickets are likely to cost.

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Money, Money …. Money?

June 14, 2012 Leave a comment

Many people are getting excited about the new Premier League TV deal, announced yesterday, and what it means to clubs like Reading. Local media have been sensationalising this as much as possible, using words like “TV windfall” – so let’s have a brief look at what this actually does mean for a club like Reading. Read more…

Tilehurst End – End Of Season Round Table 2011/12

May 28, 2012 5 comments

With the season done and dusted, a few Tilehurst End writers got together to chew the fat, look back on a memorable season and cast one eye on the Premier League adventure to come.

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Royals Post – Episode 26: May 3, 2012

May 6, 2012 Leave a comment

The team over at the Royals Post podcast round-up the season and look back on the final day defeat at Birmingham while in pub chat, the lads look at who Reading might sign over the summer.

It’s the last episode of what’s been a great season for the show so please check it out and leave your comments on iTunes.

You can check out and listen to the show here.

Also the show is now available to subscribe to in iTunes here

You can contact the show directly via twitter @RoyalsPost

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