Reading Football Club News Feed: October 2017

Reading FC: Jaap Stam eager to play down 3-1 victory over Nottingham Forest by claiming they played better against Middlesbrough

31 October 2017
By Chronicle

READING FC boss Jaap Stam played down his side's 3-1 victory over Nottingham Forest by claiming they played better in the weekend's defeat to Middlesbrough.

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Reading FC 3 - 1 Nottingham Forest: John Swift scores twice as Royals end run of successive defeats with impressive home victory

31 October 2017
By Chronicle

JOHN Swift scored his first goals of the season as Reading FC ended a run of back-to-back defeats with an impressive victory against Nottingham Forest.

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Grayson sacked minutes after 18th game as Sunderland boss

31 October 2017
By BBC Sport

Simon Grayson is sacked after just 18 games as Sunderland manager, with the team 22nd in the Championship.

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LIVE: Reading FC vs Nottingham Forest

31 October 2017
By Chronicle

Live coverage as the Royals take on Nottingham Forest at Madejski Stadium.

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Reading FC: Under 23s extend unbeaten run to seven games with victory at West Brom

31 October 2017
By Chronicle

READING FC Under 23s moved up to second place in the Premier League 2 table with a 2-0 away win at West Bromwich Albion.

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KEEP THE FAITH: Sone Aluko insists sacking Reading FC boss Jaap Stam if Royals lose against Forest will be a mistake

31 October 2017
By Chronicle

SONE Aluko insisted sacking Reading FC boss Jaap Stam would be a mistake, regardless of the outcome of tonight's clash with Nottingham Forest (8pm ko).

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Isaac Vassell: Birmingham City striker may miss rest of Blues season

31 October 2017
By BBC Sport

Birmingham City striker Isaac Vassell may miss the rest of the season with a ruptured cruciate knee ligament injury.

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Impressive Villa up to fifth with win at Preston

31 October 2017
By BBC Sport

Aston Villa climb back into the top six of the Championship as they inflict a third successive league defeat on Preston.

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Brentford beat Birmingham to extend unbeaten run

31 October 2017
By BBC Sport

Dean Smith's Brentford stretch their unbeaten run in the Championship to eight games with victory at Birmingham City.

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READING FC: 'It was like something from Halloween' - Sam Smith describes bloodied clash between Tiago Ilori and Liam Moore

31 October 2017
By Chronicle

READING FC striker Sam Smith described the horrific clash between Tiago Ilori and Liam Moore as something from Halloween.

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Warning Graphic Images: Head injury to rule Reading FC defender Tiago Ilori out of clash against Nottingham Forest

31 October 2017
By Chronicle

READING FC defender Tiago Ilori will not be available for tonight's home clash with Nottingham Forest despite being given the all-clear by medics (8pm ko).

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Choose your Reading FC team for the clash with Nottingham Forest

31 October 2017
By Jonathan Low

Put yourself in Jaap Stam's shoes and pick your starting line-up

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What Reading FC can expect from Nottingham Forest on Tuesday night

30 October 2017
By Jonathan Low

We caught up with Barry Cooper from the Nottingham Post for the lowdown on Mark Warburton's side

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Sunderland draw with Bolton in Grayson's final game

30 October 2017
By BBC Sport

Sunderland draw with fellow strugglers Bolton in what proves to be Simon Grayson's final match as Black Cats boss.

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Win at Hull puts Boro on brink of top six

30 October 2017
By BBC Sport

Middlesbrough move to within one place of the play-off positions with victory at 10-man Hull City.

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Massimo Cellino: Ex-Leeds owner fined £100,000 and banned from football for a year

30 October 2017
By BBC Sport

Ex-Leeds owner Massimo Cellino is fined £100,000 and banned from English football for a year by the Football Association.

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Blades lose at QPR and surrender top spot

30 October 2017
By BBC Sport

QPR knock Sheffield United off the top of the Championship as Idrissa Sylla pounces on Jamal Blackman's early mistake.

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Swfit double helps Reading beat Forest

30 October 2017
By BBC Sport

John Swift's two goals against Nottingham Forest help Reading to a first home league win since August.

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Kieran Dowell: Mark Warburton hints midfielder will return to Everton at end of loan

30 October 2017
By BBC Sport

Nottingham Forest boss Mark Warburton hints that Kieran Dowell will return to Everton when his loan deal expires.

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Simon Grayson: Sunderland manager says he is the 'right man' to turn form round

30 October 2017
By BBC Sport

Simon Grayson says he is the "right man" to lead Sunderland out of Championship trouble despite an a 11-game winless run.

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READING FC: Dave Edwards urges Royals to throw fancy football aside to pick up three points

30 October 2017
By Chronicle

READING FC's Dave Edwards said Royals may have to try and win ugly in order to escape their rut when they host Nottingham Forest tomorrow [Tuesday] night.

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Barnsley beat Burton to move clear of drop zone

30 October 2017
By BBC Sport

Barnsley eventually overcome a stubborn Burton side in an entertaining game of six goals at Pirelli Stadium.

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Wolves go top of table with win at Norwich

30 October 2017
By BBC Sport

Wolves return to the top of the Championship, beating Norwich City with goals from Willy Boly and Leo Bonatini.

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Rhodes scores Owls' winner against Millwall

30 October 2017
By BBC Sport

Jordan Rhodes nets a first league goal since March as Sheffield Wednesday beat Millwall, who go down to 10 men late on.

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Derby prolong Leeds' bad run with comeback win

30 October 2017
By BBC Sport

Sam Winnall scores two second-half goals as in-form Derby County come from behind to win at Leeds United.

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Cardiff up to second with win over Ipswich

30 October 2017
By BBC Sport

Omar Bogle scores his first goal for Cardiff as the hosts beat Ipswich to move up to second in the Championship.

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Champion of the World: Reading FC teenager Danny Loader helps England win Under 17s World Cup

30 October 2017
By Chronicle

READING FC teenager Danny Loader helped England win the Under 17s World Cup after a stunning comeback against Spain in the final.

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Bristol City continue excellent run by beating Fulham

30 October 2017
By BBC Sport

Bristol City earn a third straight away win with two well-worked goals at Fulham, who have Aboubakar Kamara sent off.

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Leonid Slutsky: Hull City boss says fans must not disrupt games after ball protest

30 October 2017
By BBC Sport

Hull manager Leonid Slutsky says fans "must support the team" after Saturday's game was disrupted by a protest.

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Chris Wilder: Sheffield United can handle pressure of being Championship leaders

30 October 2017
By BBC Sport

Sheffield United can handle the pressure that comes with being top of the Championship, says manager Chris Wilder.

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'I thought I was in trouble' - Reading FC striker Sam Smiths relives the moment he was handed his full league debut

30 October 2017
By Chronicle

READING FC starlet Sam Smith thought he was in trouble when he was called into the Jaap Stam’s office, only to be told he was being handed his full league debut.

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READING FC: Jaap Stam suggests he could face the sack unless he can turn Royals' slump around

30 October 2017
By Chronicle

READING FC boss Jaap Stam admitted he could face the sack if Royals’ lacklustre form continues.

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Reading FC fan says there is still reason to believe things will turn despite dismal loss to Middlesbrough

30 October 2017
By Jonathan Low

Royals supporter Joe Stevenson has his say on the defeat by Boro

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Reading FC former players' association pays tribute to ex midfielder Wayne Tutty

29 October 2017
By Jonathan Low

Tutty, 54, died at the beginning of October

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Birmingham v Aston Villa: St Andrew's free 'clappers' criticised by both bosses

29 October 2017
By BBC Sport

Steve Bruce and Steve Cotterill criticise the handing out of free cardboard clappers to Birmingham fans at St Andrew's.

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Reading FC fan gallery from the clash with Middlesbrough

29 October 2017
By Jonathan Low

Royals supporters turned out in numbers at Madejski Stadium on Saturday

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Five things we learned from Reading FC's 2-0 defeat to Middlesbrough

29 October 2017
By Jonathan Low

Some of the key points to come out of the game at Madejski Stadium

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Jaap Stam on the defeat to Middlesbrough, injuries, Smith performance and Kermorgant return

29 October 2017
By Jonathan Low

Royals' boss gives his verdict on the loss on Saturday afternoon

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Reading Slump To Another Home Defeat

28 October 2017
By Hob Nob Anyone?

The Royals inability to find the net resulted in yet another disappointing defeat this time at home to a Middlesbrough side also in poor run of form.

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Reading FC teenager Danny Loader is a World Cup winner

28 October 2017
By Jonathan Low

Royals' teenage striker was an unused sub in the final on Saturday

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EFL: Balls stop play at Hull City as Ameobi brothers keep up the scoring habit

28 October 2017
By BBC Sport

BBC Sport takes a look at five things you may have missed in the EFL on the day the last unbeaten run comes to an end.

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Jaap Stam: Reading boss accepts 'questions are going to be asked' about his job

28 October 2017
By BBC Sport

Reading boss Jaap Stam says he is "confident in his position" but accepts questions will be asked after another defeat.

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Jaap Stam's response to fears he may lose his job at Reading FC

28 October 2017
By Jonathan Low

The boss has come under increased pressure after the loss to Middlesbrough

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Reading FC fans again call for Stam to go after defeat to Middlesbrough

28 October 2017
By Jonathan Low

Royals' fans reacted angrily to Saturday's loss to the Teessiders

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READING FC: Pressure mounts on Jaap Stam as Royals crumble to 2-0 defeat against Middlesbrough

28 October 2017
By Chronicle

PRESSURE piled on Reading FC boss Jaap Stam after his side crashed to a lacklustre 2-0 defeat against Garry Monk’s struggling Middlesbrough at Madejski Stadium.

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Ilori adds to Reading FC injury woes after clash of heads in Middlesbrough game

28 October 2017
By Jonathan Low

The centre-back went to hospital after the first-half incident

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LIVE: Reading FC vs Middlesbrough

28 October 2017
By Chronicle

Live coverage of Reading FC's Championship clash against Middlesbrough.

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Reading FC v Middlesbrough preview including team news, manager views, odds and referee

28 October 2017
By Jonathan Low

All the key info ahead of the Championship clash on Saturday afternoon

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Smith winner prevents Wolves return to top

27 October 2017
By BBC Sport

Matt Smith heads a late QPR winner as Wolves miss the chance to return to the top of the Championship table.

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Late Cairney leveller denies Bolton victory

27 October 2017
By BBC Sport

Tom Cairney's 94th-minute goal for Fulham denies Championship bottom side Bolton their first away win of the season.

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Birmingham City v Aston Villa: Steve Bruce intrigued by Championship's extremes

27 October 2017
By BBC Sport

Aston Villa boss Steve Bruce perceives the extremes of Championship football going into Sunday's derby at Birmingham.

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Winnall wins it for Rams against Norwich

27 October 2017
By BBC Sport

Sam Winnall's late winner for Derby County condemns Norwich City to their second defeat in five days.

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John Swift on how a striker could change Reading FC's fortunes

27 October 2017
By Jonathan Low

The midfielder said a big man up front could help when the team's under pressure

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READING FC: Jaap Stam 'not concerned' about attendance record, despite nearly 7,000 empty seats on matchdays

27 October 2017
By Chronicle

MORE than a quarter of the seats at Madejski Stadium have been empty when Reading FC have played this season, statistics have revealed.

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Watkins gives Bees victory at Preston

27 October 2017
By BBC Sport

Ollie Watkins scores the decisive goal as Brentford beat Preston in a thrilling Championship contest at Deepdale.

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Sunderland lose at home to in-form Bristol City

27 October 2017
By BBC Sport

Sunderland's dreadful start to the season continues as they suffer a home defeat by in-form Bristol City.

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Cardiff held to goalless draw by Lions

27 October 2017
By BBC Sport

Cardiff City remain in the Championship play-off places after a goalless draw against Millwall in the Welsh capital.

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Boro win increases pressure on Reading

27 October 2017
By BBC Sport

Middlesbrough earn their first win in six Championship games in a hard-fought game at struggling Reading.

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Birmingham and Villa in derby stalemate

27 October 2017
By BBC Sport

Aston Villa stay sixth in the Championship after hitting the woodwork twice in a goalless derby draw at Birmingham City.

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Barnes stunner earns Barnsley point at Sheff Wed

27 October 2017
By BBC Sport

Teenage winger Harvey Barnes scores his third goal of the season to rescue a point for Barnsley at Sheffield Wednesday.

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Stam admits struggles in finding best Reading FC starting 11

27 October 2017
By Jonathan Low

Royals' boss says it has been difficult to select a consistent line-up this season

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What Reading FC can expect from Middlesbrough this weekend

26 October 2017
By Jonathan Low

We caught up with Boro reporter Dominic Shaw to find out more about Garry Monk's side

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Burton beaten by late Celina strike

26 October 2017
By BBC Sport

Ipswich Town substitute Bersant Celina's stunning late free-kick steals victory for Mick McCarthy's men at Burton.

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Fan opinion: Ethan Stacey's thoughts on Reading FC

26 October 2017
By Chronicle

AFTER ending a run of six matches without a win the previous weekend, Reading lost yet again with a 2-1 defeat away to Sheffield United.

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Dowell hat-trick sees Forest win at Hull

26 October 2017
By BBC Sport

Kieran Dowell scores a hat-trick as Nottingham Forest win at Hull City, whose fans protest against owners the Allam family.

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Sheff Utd win at Leeds to go top

26 October 2017
By BBC Sport

In-form Sheffield United go top of the Championship thanks to substitute David Brooks' late winner at Leeds.

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READING FC: Tariqe Fosu was not good enough for Royals - Jaap Stam

26 October 2017
By Chronicle

FORMER Reading FC academy star Tariqe Fosu was not good enough for first-team football for the Royals, manager Jaap Stam has said.

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Reading FC writer Jonathan Low on Smith, expectations for Royals and pressure on Stam

26 October 2017
By Jonathan Low

Recap the main talking points from Thursday's webchat

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READING FC: Joey van den Berg demands fans' aid to make Madejski Stadium a fortress

26 October 2017
By Chronicle

JOEY van den Berg has called on Reading FC players and fans to bring the fear factor back to Madejski Stadium.

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Preston North End's Premier League dream is achievable, says Alex Neil

26 October 2017
By BBC Sport

Preston North End manager Alex Neil says promotion to the Premier League is an achievable goal for his side.

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See Reading FC fans meet new first-team players for signing event

26 October 2017
By Lillian Keen

Vito Mannone, Sone Aluko and Pelle Clement were at the Mad Stad to meet loyal Royals

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Jaap Stam explains why Sam Smith is yet to start for Reading FC

26 October 2017
By Jonathan Low

Fans have called for the young striker to start for Royals

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Ben Gibson: Middlesbrough defender signs new contract to 2022

25 October 2017
By BBC Sport

Middlesbrough defender Ben Gibson signs a new five-year deal, committing himself to the club until 2022.

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Danny Loader part of England U17 squad in to World Cup final

25 October 2017
By Jonathan Low

The Young Lions beat Brazil in the semi-final on Wednesday

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F2Freestylers meet fans at Reading Waterstones

25 October 2017
By Lillian Keen

The famous football freestylers signed the books of hundreds of fans

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Bolton Wanderers: Championship club end discussions with potential investors

25 October 2017
By BBC Sport

Bolton Wanderers end "ongoing discussions with investors" and will not entertain any more expressions of interest.

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Nigel Clough: Burton Albion manager not feeling under pressure after winless run

25 October 2017
By BBC Sport

Boss Nigel Clough says Burton's precarious position in the Championship is not a shock and he does not feel under pressure.

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Will Norris: Wolves goalkeeper owes defence for Carabao Cup clean sheet record

25 October 2017
By BBC Sport

Wolves goalkeeper Will Norris gives credit to the defenders for his amazing Carabao Cup clean sheet record.

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Pontus Jansson: Leeds United defender signs five-year contract

25 October 2017
By BBC Sport

Leeds United defender Pontus Jansson signs a new five-year deal with the Championship side.

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Birmingham City v Aston Villa: Tomasz Kuszczak says derby game will fire up Blues

25 October 2017
By BBC Sport

Birmingham City goalkeeper Tomasz Kuszczak says Sunday's derby with Aston Villa is the perfect showcase to "do better".

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From Dai Xiu Li to Steve Lansdown: A guide to every Championship club owner

25 October 2017
By Nathan Hyde

We have taken a closer look at the men and woman who run England's second-tier clubs

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Former Forest striker Fryatt 'hopeful' of playing again

24 October 2017
By BBC Sport

Former Nottingham Forest forward Matty Fryatt is training at Walsall after more than two years out injured.

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Ben Pearson: Preston North End midfielder signs new deal until 2021

24 October 2017
By BBC Sport

Preston midfielder Ben Pearson signs a new deal to keep him with the Championship club until the summer of 2021.

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QPR: Championship club's Financial Fair Play claim dismissed by panel

24 October 2017
By BBC Sport

A claim by Queens Park Rangers that the English Football League's 2012 Financial Fair Play Rules were unlawful is dismissed.

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READING FC: Adrian Popa stars as Royals' Under 23s beat Aston Villa in five-goal thriller

24 October 2017
By Chronicle

ADRIAN Popa was the star of the show as he helped Reading FC's Under 23s secure a thrilling 3-2 victory over Aston Villa last night (Monday).

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Jaap Stam rues Reading FC's bad luck as injury curse strikes again

24 October 2017
By Jonathan Low

Jon Dadi Bodvarsson and Garath McCleary are the latest Royals players on the sidelines

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Joe Worrall: Nottingham Forest defender signs four-and-a-half-year deal

24 October 2017
By BBC Sport

Nottingham Forest defender Joe Worrall signs a new four-and-a-half-year contract with the Championship club.

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Reading FC Madejski Stadium atmosphere rated one of the worst in the Championship by fans

24 October 2017
By Jonathan Low

Although the view and policing are rated very highly by away fans

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Jack Price: Wolves midfielder signs extended contract

23 October 2017
By BBC Sport

Wolves midfielder Jack Price signs a new deal with the Championship leaders, until the end of the 2018-19 season.

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Callum Robinson: Preston North End forward signs deal until summer of 2020

23 October 2017
By BBC Sport

Preston forward Callum Robinson signs a new deal to keep him with the Championship club until the summer of 2020.

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Reading FC: Win tickets to Royals' home clash against Middlesbrough with the Reading Chronicle and Carabao Energy Drink

23 October 2017
By Chronicle

CARABAO Energy Drink has teamed up with Reading Chronicle to give FIVE lucky readers the chance to win a pair of home tickets to Reading FC vs Middlesbrough at Madejski Stadium this Saturday (3pm ko).

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Gary Rowett: Derby manager expects more despite good home form

23 October 2017
By BBC Sport

Derby County manager Gary Rowett says he still expects more from his side despite a fourth home win in five matches.

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John Swift's response to Reading FC fans calling for Jaap Stam's head

23 October 2017
By Jonathan Low

The midfielder says changing manager would be the "worst decision"

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Mark Warburton: Nottingham Forest's young players need time

23 October 2017
By BBC Sport

Manager Mark Warburton says Nottingham Forest's young players still need time and will make mistakes.

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Reading FC: Jaap Stam admits his players failed to get the basics right in defeat at Sheffield United

23 October 2017
By Chronicle

JAAP Stam claimed his Reading FC players failed to get the basics right in a 2-1 defeat at Sheffield United.

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READING FC: Sources quash rumours Adrian Popa is set to leave Royals in January

23 October 2017
By Chronicle

SOURCES close to Reading FC winger Adrian Popa have moved quickly to crush rumours he wants to join Greek giants Panathinaikos in January.

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Watch Reading FC U23s play Aston Villa for free at Madejski Stadium

22 October 2017
By Jonathan Low

Scott Marshall's side are on a five-game unbeaten run going into Monday night's game

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The best pictures of Reading FC fans who made it the trip to Sheffield United

22 October 2017
By Jonathan Low

More than 1,100 witnessed the game at Bramall Lane

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Five things we learned from Reading FC's defeat by Sheffield United

22 October 2017
By Jonathan Low

A closer look into what went wrong for Royals at Bramall Lane

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Jaap Stam on the defeat at Sheffield United, tactics and return of Swift

22 October 2017
By Jonathan Low

The Reading FC boss attempts to explain the loss at Bramall Lane

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EFL: The player sent off twice and a tale of five Plymouth goalkeepers

21 October 2017
By BBC Sport

BBC Sport looks at the stories from the EFL that you may have missed on Saturday, including a double walk of shame.

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Reading FC fans slam Jaap Stam's tactics after defeat at Sheffield United

21 October 2017
By Jonathan Low

Royal supporters were not happy after the loss at Bramall Lane

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Sheffield United 2 - 1 Reading FC: Blades condemn Royals to third defeat in four Championship matches

21 October 2017
By Chronicle

READING FC slumped to their third defeat in four Championship matches after a 2-1 loss at Sheffield United.

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Reading FC striker vents frustration after picking up injury in training

21 October 2017
By Jonathan Low

Jon Dadi Bodvarsson misses the game at Sheffield United

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Sky Sports pundit predicts tricky afternoon for Reading FC at Sheffield United

21 October 2017
By Jonathan Low

David Prutton delivers his verdict on the clash at Bramall Lane

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Chance for loyal Royals to meet Reading FC stars at signing session

20 October 2017
By Jonathan Low

The event will take place at the Madejski Stadium megastore on Tuesday, October 24

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Stephen Bywater: Burton Albion goalkeeper signs new contract

20 October 2017
By BBC Sport

Burton keeper Stephen Bywater signs a new contract that will keep him at the Championship club until the summer of 2019.

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Millwall send Blues to first loss under Cotterill

20 October 2017
By BBC Sport

Birmingham lose for the first time under new boss Steve Cotterill, with two second-half goals giving Millwall victory.

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Reading FC writer Jonathan Low on the team for Sheffield United, Kermorgant and Hugill

20 October 2017
By Jonathan Low

Recap some of the main points from Friday's webchat

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Campbell ends Hull's 14-month wait for away win

20 October 2017
By BBC Sport

Frazier Campbell scores the only goal of the game as Hull City beat Barnsley to seal their first away league win for 14 months.

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Blades keep up pressure by beating Reading

20 October 2017
By BBC Sport

First-half goals by Paul Coutts and Billy Sharp give Sheffield United a home win over Jaap Stam's Reading at Bramall Lane.

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Maddison goal gives Norwich derby win

20 October 2017
By BBC Sport

Norwich extend their unbeaten league run over East Anglian rivals Ipswich to nine games with a win at Portman Road.

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Flying start helps Leeds end bad run at Bristol City

20 October 2017
By BBC Sport

Leeds end their three-game losing run with an impressive win at Bristol City, who lose for the first time since August.

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Derby ease past 10-man Sheffield Wednesday

20 October 2017
By BBC Sport

Matej Vydra's early penalty set Derby County on their way to victory over 10-man Sheffield Wednesday.

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Late penalty gives Cardiff victory at Middlesbrough

20 October 2017
By BBC Sport

Joe Ralls gives Cardiff City victory with a late penalty after Middlesbrough's Adama Traore fouled Nathaniel Mendez-Laing in the box.

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Brentford fight back to deny Sunderland

20 October 2017
By BBC Sport

Brentford come from 3-1 down at the break to deny struggling Sunderland a second Championship win of the season.

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QPR equalise late to draw with Bolton

20 October 2017
By BBC Sport

Idrissa Sylla scores a stylish equaliser as QPR deny bottom side Bolton Wanderers a second straight win.

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Wolves stay top with nervy win over Preston

20 October 2017
By BBC Sport

Championship leaders Wolves hold off a revival by 10-man Preston to earn another home victory at Molineux.

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Cardiff City: Defender Callum Paterson available for first time

20 October 2017
By BBC Sport

Cardiff City summer signing Callum Paterson is back from a long-term injury in time for the trip to Middlesbrough.

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Terry scores first Villa goal in Fulham win

20 October 2017
By BBC Sport

Ex-Chelsea captain John Terry scores his first Aston Villa goal to help them beat Fulham and move into the play-off places.

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Nottingham Forest beat lowly Burton

20 October 2017
By BBC Sport

Nottingham Forest claim only their second win in eight matches as Burton fail to score for the fifth straight game.

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Reading FC: Jaap Stam warns Royals must be 'sharp and focussed' for Sheffield United clash at Bramall Lane.

20 October 2017
By Chronicle

JAAP Stam says he is well aware of the tough task facing his Reading FC side when they go to high-flying Sheffield United tomorrow (3pm ko).

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Stam still playing it safe with injured Reading FC pair

20 October 2017
By Jonathan Low

Yann Kermorgant and Paul McShane are nearing starts for the first team

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Reading FC: Jaap Stam baffled why Royals have suffered so badly with injuries this season

19 October 2017
By Chronicle

JAAP Stam admits he is baffled why there have been so many injuries at Reading FC this season.

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Reading FC: Fit-again Yann Kermorgant could make long-awaited comeback from injury at Sheffield United

19 October 2017
By Chronicle

READING FC striker Yann Kermorgant could make his long-awaited injury return at Sheffield United this Saturday – with John Swift and Paul McShane also in the frame (3pm ko).

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Ex-Bolton striker Klasnic has third kidney operation

19 October 2017
By BBC Sport

Former Bolton Wanderers striker Ivan Klasnic has a third kidney operation after a donor is found.

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Jaap Stam delivers verdict on vacant manager role at Leicester City

19 October 2017
By Jonathan Low

The Reading FC boss had some interesting comments about the position

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Reading FC boss on importance of Yann Kermorgant return after 'promising training' session

19 October 2017
By Nathan Hyde

Jaap Stam is keen to see last season's top scorer return to action

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Nigel Clough: Nottingham Forest job may appeal to Burton boss in future

19 October 2017
By BBC Sport

Burton Albion boss Nigel Clough says he would still consider managing Nottingham Forest at some stage in his career.

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Luke Ayling: Leeds United defender signs new four-year deal

19 October 2017
By BBC Sport

Leeds United defender Luke Ayling signs a new four-year deal with the Championship side.

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Striker eyed by Reading FC this summer could be leaving club

18 October 2017
By Jonathan Low

Jordan Hugill was one of a number of strikers linked with Royals over the summer

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Reading FC: Jaap Stam confirms interest in Manchester United's James Wilson but denies link to Leicester City hotseat

18 October 2017
By Chronicle

JAAP Stam confirmed Reading FC were eyeing Manchester United’s James Wilson in the summer and that transfer funds are available to spend in January.

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Work at new Reading FC training ground gets under way

18 October 2017
By Jonathan Low

The club will be moving to the site of the former Bearwood golf course in Wokingham

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Former Reading FC manager hits out at club for not giving him more time

18 October 2017
By Jonathan Low

Steve Clarke says he should have been given more time at Madejski Stadium

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Watch Reading FC Women in action at Madejski Stadium for free

17 October 2017
By Jonathan Low

Catch Royals against London Bees in the Continental Cup

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David Brooks: Sheffield united midfielder signs new four-year contract

17 October 2017
By BBC Sport

Sheffield United's highly-rated midfielder David Brooks signs a new four-year contract at Bramall Lane.

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Reading FC: Chris Gunter reflects on the season so far after captaining Royals to victory at Leeds United

17 October 2017
By Jonathan Low

STAND-IN skipper Chris Gunter offered a frank assessment of the season so far after guiding Reading FC to crucial victory at Leeds United.

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Vito Mannone on why Reading FC can still gain promotion

17 October 2017
By Jonathan Low

The Italian shotstopper reckons Royals can still mix it at the top of the Championship this season

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Burton Albion make nearly £1.35m profit from first Championship season

17 October 2017
By BBC Sport

Burton make a profit of almost £1.

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A quarter of Reading FC fans thought Stam should be sacked after first 10 games

17 October 2017
By Jonathan Low

The results of the fans' survey on the season so far for Royals

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Calum Woods: Preston North End defender signs new contract

16 October 2017
By BBC Sport

Preston North End defender Calum Woods signs a new contract, keeping him at the Championship side until the summer of 2019.

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Leeds United boss says his side deserved more after loss to Reading FC

16 October 2017
By Jonathan Low

Thomas Christiansen felt his side earned at least a point from Saturday's game

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Danny Batth: Wolves skipper hails Championship leaders' 'cold-blooded' attack

16 October 2017
By BBC Sport

Wolves captain Danny Batth says the Championship leaders' clinical attack is giving the whole squad confidence.

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Reading FC: Royals Under 23s end Middlesbrough's perfect Premier League 2 start after seven-goal thriller at the Riverside

16 October 2017
By Jonathan Low

READING FC Under 23s ended Middlesbrough’s perfect start to the Premier League 2 season with a nailbiting 4-3 victory at the Riverside.

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Matej Vydra: Derby boss Gary Rowett challenges Rams striker

16 October 2017
By BBC Sport

Derby County manager Gary Rowett wants Matej Vydra to prove he is the best creative striker in the Championship.

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Reading FC: Royals teenager Danny Loader makes history with two goals as England defeat Iraq in Under 17 World Cup

16 October 2017
By Chronicle

READING FC Academy star Danny Loader scored twice as England defeated Iraq 4-0 to maintain their perfect start to the Under 17 World Cup in India.

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Blades not scared of Championship challenge - Basham

16 October 2017
By BBC Sport

Championship club Sheffield United are not overawed by the prospect of a second successive promotion, says Chris Basham.

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Positivity key to Reading win at Leeds - Stam

16 October 2017
By BBC Sport

Reading manager Jaap Stam says a first league win in six matches was just reward for his players' determination.

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The five talking points on the agenda for Reading FC fans this week

16 October 2017
By Jonathan Low

Kicking on, who Stam should play in defence and the striker conundrum are all hot topics for Royals supporters

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Reading FC: Jaap Stam accepts people were right to question his tactics before Saturday's win at Leeds United

16 October 2017
By Chronicle

READING FC boss Jaap Stam hopes beating Leeds United will help silence their critics.

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Watmore happy at Sunderland return after long injury absence

16 October 2017
By BBC Sport

Sunderland forward Duncan Watmore is happy with his contribution following a first start in 10 months against QPR.

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How Bacuna and van den Berg were key to Reading FC's surprise success at Leeds United

16 October 2017
By Jonathan Low

Royals fan Harry Chafer gives his verdict on Saturday's victory at Elland Road

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Jaap Stam's response to Leeds United fans after boring, boring Reading FC chants

15 October 2017
By Jonathan Low

Royals' boss was delighted to silence the supporters at Elland Road

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Five things we learned from Reading FC's impressive win at Leeds United

15 October 2017
By Jonathan Low

A closer look into Royals' victory at Elland Road on Saturday afternoon

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Reading FC: Danny Loader and Jordan Holsgrove among Royals Academy award winners

15 October 2017
By Chronicle

READING FC Academy’s top performers during 2016/17 have received their awards.

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Jaap Stam on Reading FC's win over Leeds United, Bacuna and the stoppage-time penalty

15 October 2017
By Jonathan Low

Royals' boss delivers his verdict on Saturday's fine victory

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EFL: Bolton end long wait for a win, a referee is concussed and other stories you may have missed

14 October 2017
By BBC Sport

An injured referee and Bolton finally taking three points are among five things you may have missed in the EFL.

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Beating Leeds United could kick-start the season, say Reading FC fans after late victory

14 October 2017
By Jonathan Low

A flavour of how Royals fans reacted to Saturday's superb win at Elland Road

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READING FC: Heroic Vito Mannone saves last-gasp penalty as Reading FC secure 1-0 win against Leeds United

14 October 2017
By Chronicle

VITO Mannone cemented his name in Reading FC folklore when he denied a last-gasp penalty to help Royals put their winless woes behind them with a 1-0 win against Leeds United.

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Birmingham City midfielder Maikel Kieftenbeld happy to be playing again

14 October 2017
By BBC Sport

Recalled Birmingham midfielder Maikel Kieftenbeld helps resurgent Blues earn a first win under new boss Steve Cotterill.

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Ex Reading FC boss named as new Kilmarnock manager

14 October 2017
By Jonathan Low

Steve Clarke has agreed a deal until the end of the 2019/20 season at Rugby Park

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Leeds United v Reading FC preview including likely teams, odds and referee

14 October 2017
By Jonathan Low

All the key info you need to know ahead of the match at Elland Road

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Aston Villa: Steve Bruce learned from his first game in charge - against Wolves

13 October 2017
By BBC Sport

Aston Villa boss Steve Bruce marks the end of his first year in charge with a trip to Wolves, the team he started against.

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Vydra scores after 24 seconds as Derby beat Forest

13 October 2017
By BBC Sport

Matej Vydra's strike after just 24 seconds sets Derby on their way to beat Nottingham Forest in the East Midlands derby.

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Reading FC: Jaap Stam believes the pressure will be on Leeds United not Reading FC during Elland Road clash

13 October 2017
By Jonathan Low

JAAP Stam insists all the pressure will be on Leeds United tomorrow and not his Reading FC side.

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Late Fulham comeback denies Preston

13 October 2017
By BBC Sport

Denis Odoi slots in a 96th-minute equaliser as Fulham came from two goals down to draw at home to Preston.

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Boro fight back twice to draw with Barnsley

13 October 2017
By BBC Sport

Midfielder Cameron McGeehan scores on his home debut for Barnsley as they draw with Middlesbrough at Oakwell.

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Spot-kick failure costs Leeds in Reading defeat

13 October 2017
By BBC Sport

Reading's Vito Mannone saves a late penalty from Pablo Hernandez as Leeds lose at home for the first time this season.

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Norwich snatch late draw with 10-man Hull

13 October 2017
By BBC Sport

Nelson Oliveira's 96th-minute equaliser rescues a point for Norwich against Hull after Nouha Dicko's earlier strike.

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Blades level with Cardiff after beating Ipswich

13 October 2017
By BBC Sport

Sheffield United continue their fine start to the season courtesy of Chris Basham's second-half header against Ipswich.

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Bolton end 640-minute goal drought in first win

13 October 2017
By BBC Sport

Phil Parkinson's Bolton Wanderers claim their first league win of the season with victory over Sheffield Wednesday.

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Sunderland's wait for home win in 2017 continues

13 October 2017
By BBC Sport

Aiden McGeady's first goal at the Stadium of Light this season helps Sunderland scrap to a draw against Queens Park Rangers.

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Wolves beat Villa to go top of Championship

13 October 2017
By BBC Sport

Diogo Jota scores then makes the second for Leo Bonatini as Wolves beat Aston Villa to go top of the Championship.

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Lee Johnson: Bristol City head coach on death threat and being forced to move house

13 October 2017
By BBC Sport

Bristol City head coach Lee Johnson recalls having to move house during the 2016-17 season amid fans' anger and receiving a death threat.

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Reading FC: Leandro Bacuna admits 'If you don't score goals, you don't win' ahead of Leeds United trip

13 October 2017
By Chronicle

LEANDRO Bacuna admitted there was work to be done on Reading FC’s tactics ahead of two tough clashes away from home.

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Derby v Nottingham Forest: 'Being sacked as a manager is now part of the journey'

13 October 2017
By BBC Sport

Derby County manager Gary Rowett and Nottingham Forest boss Mark Warburton talk about how to lay roots down at a club, ahead of the East Midlands derby.

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Sawyers scores Brentford winner against Millwall

13 October 2017
By BBC Sport

Romaine Sawyers' first league goal of the season secures victory for Brentford as Millwall miss a late penalty.

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Ipswich Town raiders had frozen cheesecake fight

13 October 2017
By BBC Sport

The intruders stole giant plasma television screens from inside Ipswich Town's ground, police say.

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What Sky Sports pundits make of the season so far for Reading FC

13 October 2017
By Jonathan Low

Chris Kirkland and Sam Parkin have been giving their verdicts on Royals

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Reading FC: Fan Ethan Stacey says Royals are in desperate need of a kick-start

13 October 2017
By Chronicle

THE international break is over and Reading FC get back to Championship football with a tricky trip to Leeds on Saturday.

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Pick your Reading FC team for the game at Leeds United

13 October 2017
By Jonathan Low

Select the Royals team you want to see start at Elland Road on Saturday

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Reading FC: Jaap Stam confident Royals will not be intimidated by Leeds United at Elland Road

13 October 2017
By Chronicle

JAAP Stam is confident his Reading FC players will not be intimidated by Leeds United fans during Saturday’s clash at Elland Road (3pm ko).

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Jaap Stam ready for rough reception from Leeds United fans

13 October 2017
By Jonathan Low

The Reading FC boss is not a favourite of the Leeds faithful

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Reading FC: Jaap Stam insists he is under no pressure from Chinese owners to finish in the top six this season

12 October 2017
By Chronicle

JAAP Stam has revealed he is under no pressure from the Reading FC owners to finish in the top six this season.

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Reading FC injury update as Kermorgant nears return but Obita out for the season

12 October 2017
By Jonathan Low

There is mixed news for Royals fans on the injury front

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'You are not living' - keeper Kirkland on dealing with anxiety

12 October 2017
By BBC Sport

Former Liverpool and England goalkeeper Chris Kirkland tells BBC Sport about his battle with anxiety.

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Paul Heckingbottom: Barnsley boss given two-match touchline ban

12 October 2017
By BBC Sport

Barnsley manager Paul Heckingbottom is given a two-match touchline ban by the Football Association.

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Birmingham beat leaders Cardiff in Cotterill's first game

12 October 2017
By BBC Sport

New Birmingham boss Steve Cotterill gets off to a winning start as his much-changed side beat Championship leaders Cardiff City.

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Burton hold high-flying Bristol City to draw

12 October 2017
By BBC Sport

Bristol City miss the chance to go second in the Championship as they are held to a goalless draw at home by Burton.

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Reading FC writer Jonathan Low on Leeds clash, Stam future and left-back role

12 October 2017
By Jonathan Low

Reap some of the main points from Thursday's webchat

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Norwich City: Darren Huckerby among departures after staffing review

12 October 2017
By BBC Sport

Ex-striker Darren Huckerby is among a number of departures at Norwich City after a review into staffing at the club's academy.

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Reading: Jaap Stam prepared for testing Championship match at Leeds United

12 October 2017
By BBC Sport

Jaap Stam is expecting his Reading side to face a testing challenge at Leeds United in the Championship.

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Tony Xia: Aston Villa chairman fined £4,000 by Football Association

12 October 2017
By BBC Sport

Aston Villa chairman Tony Xia is fined £4,000 by the Football Association after sending a tweet about referee Jeremy Simpson.

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Reading FC: Injuries worries mount up for Jaap Stam ahead of crunch clash at Leeds United

12 October 2017
By Chronicle

READING FC boss Jaap Stam is facing a mounting injury problem ahead of Saturday’s trip to Leeds United (3pm ko).

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Aron Gunnarsson: Cardiff boss Neil Warnock hopeful of midfielder's fitness

12 October 2017
By BBC Sport

Cardiff manager Neil Warnock hopes Aron Gunnarsson will be fit to face Birmingham after leading Iceland to their first World Cup.

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Garry Monk: Middlesbrough manager unconcerned by league position

12 October 2017
By BBC Sport

Middlesbrough need not be concerned with their league position until the Championship's final weeks, says boss Garry Monk.

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Birmingham City v Cardiff City: Steve Cotterill faces Neil Warnock in first game in charge

12 October 2017
By BBC Sport

Steve Cotterill will be full of respect for opposing manager Neil Warnock in his first game in charge of Birmingham on Friday.

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Former Reading FC striker Hal Robson Kanu wins planning battle after being accused of land grab

12 October 2017
By Nathan Hyde

The Premier League footballer also asked the cash-strapped council to compensate him

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Omar Richards told to grasp chance for Reading FC following Jordan Obita injury

11 October 2017
By Jonathan Low

Royals are short in defence after the news Obita will miss the rest of the season

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Reading: Jordan Obita out for season after anterior cruciate ligament surgery

11 October 2017
By BBC Sport

Reading full-back Jordan Obita will miss the rest of the season following anterior cruciate ligament surgery.

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