Reading Football Club News Feed: December 2017

Reading FC fan gallery from a freezing afternoon at Barnsley

31 December 2017
By Jonathan Low

More than 400 loyal Royals made the trip to Oakwell

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Pinnock's header gives Tykes win at Sunderland

31 December 2017
By BBC Sport

Barnsley win for the first time in 11 Championship games as Ethan Pinnock's goal gives them three points at Sunderland.

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Rampant Aston Villa put five past Bristol City

31 December 2017
By BBC Sport

Aston Villa achieve their biggest win of the season against Bristol City to go fifth in the Championship.

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Leeds held by managerless Forest

31 December 2017
By BBC Sport

Nottingham Forest hold play-off hopefuls Leeds United to a goalless draw under caretaker boss Gary Brazil.

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Clarke earns Blades point at Derby

31 December 2017
By BBC Sport

Championship leading scorers Matej Vydra and Leon Clarke both score as promotion-chasing Derby and Sheffield United draw.

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Struggling Brewers thump Owls

31 December 2017
By BBC Sport

Burton record their third successive away win at the expense of managerless Sheffield Wednesday.

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Cardiff fall to fourth successive loss at QPR

31 December 2017
By BBC Sport

Northern Ireland Under-21 international Paul Smyth gives Queens Park Rangers victory against Cardiff City on his debut.

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Boro beat Preston for first win under Pulis

31 December 2017
By BBC Sport

Tony Pulis secures his first win as Middlesbrough boss as Daniel Ayala's double helps end Preston's nine-match unbeaten run.

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Norwich battle back to beat Millwall

31 December 2017
By BBC Sport

Norwich City come from behind to beat Millwall and extend their unbeaten run to three Championship games.

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Bolton beat Hull to move out of relegation zone

31 December 2017
By BBC Sport

Gary Madine lifts Bolton out of the Championship relegation places with the winner against fellow strugglers Hull.

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Jaap Stam on the draw at Barnsley, Kermorgant goal and team selection

31 December 2017
By Jonathan Low

The Reading FC boss gives his verdict on the match at Oakwell on Saturday afternoon

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Nottingham Forest: Mark Warburton's final interview as Reds manager

31 December 2017
By BBC Sport

Listen to Mark Warburton's final BBC Radio Nottingham interview as Nottingham Forest manager.

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Forest sack Warburton after nine months in charge

31 December 2017
By BBC Sport

Nottingham Forest sack manager Mark Warburton and assistant David Weir after nine months at the City Ground.

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Reading FC fans question Stam future after Barnsley snatch late point

31 December 2017
By Jonathan Low

A selection of Royals supporters' views as Jaap Stam's side concede a last-minute goal at Oakwell

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Pulis' tough start & a win for nine men - five things you may have missed

30 December 2017
By BBC Sport

Tony Pulis' tough start, a nine-man win and turning around your home form - five things you may have missed from the final EFL Saturday of 2017.

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Barnsley 1 - 1 Reading FC: Royals winless in five games as Tykes snatch last-gasp equaliser

30 December 2017
By Chronicle

READING FC's winless Championship streak stretched to five matches after late heartache at Barnsley.

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Reading FC legend calls on Chinese owners to outline aims for fans

30 December 2017
By Jonathan Low

Ady Williams believes the hierarchy must come out and say what the plan is for going forward

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Millwall chairman John Berylson converts £10m debt into shares

29 December 2017
By BBC Sport

Millwall chairman John Berylson converts £10m of the club's debt into shares, using his company Chestnut Hill Ventures.

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Leon Clarke: Sheffield United striker signs new deal at Bramall Lane

29 December 2017
By BBC Sport

Championship top scorer Leon Clarke signs a new contract with Sheffield United until the summer of 2020.

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Josh Windass: Rangers reject Preston North End bid for midfielder

29 December 2017
By BBC Sport

Rangers reject a £500,000 bid for midfielder Josh Windass from Preston, who are unlikely to pursue their interest in the player.

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PREVIEW: Barsnley FC vs Reading FC

29 December 2017
By Chronicle

UNDER pressure Reading FC boss Jaap Stam is keen to get his side back to winning ways when they travel to Oakwell tomorrow (Saturday) afternoon.

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Derby County: Craig Forsyth agrees new contract until summer 2020

29 December 2017
By BBC Sport

Derby County left-back Craig Forsyth agrees a new contract with the Championship club until summer 2020.

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READING FC: Liam Moore says he is ready to make the jump to Premier League if a bid comes in

29 December 2017
By Chronicle

LIAM Moore stressed he is ready to step up to top-flight football if a Premier League team tries to lure him away from Madejski Stadium in January.

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Reading FC midfielders to return for Barnsley clash

29 December 2017
By Jonathan Low

Match preview including TV details, who's the ref and injury returns for John Swift and Liam Kelly

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Ipswich Town: Teddy Bishop to miss remainder of season with hamstring injury

28 December 2017
By BBC Sport

Ipswich Town central midfielder Teddy Bishop will miss the remainder of the season as he requires hamstring surgery.

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Steven Caulker: QPR defender leaves Loftus Road by mutual consent

28 December 2017
By BBC Sport

Queens Park Rangers have parted company with former Tottenham defender Steven Caulker by mutual consent.

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Leaders Wolves win in last minute at Bristol City

28 December 2017
By BBC Sport

Ryan Bennett's last-minute header gives Championship leaders Wolves a dramatic victory over in-form Bristol City.

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Reading FC writer Jonathan Low on Stam future, transfers and striker options

28 December 2017
By Jonathan Low

Recap the main points from Thursday's webchat

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Kamara rescues point for Fulham at Hull

28 December 2017
By BBC Sport

Aboubakar Kamara scores two second-half goals as Fulham come from 2-0 down to draw at Hull City.

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Morison gives Millwall victory over QPR

28 December 2017
By BBC Sport

Steve Morison's first goal of the season gives Millwall a hard-fought win over London rivals Queen Park Rangers.

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Pulis loses first game as Boro manager against Villa

28 December 2017
By BBC Sport

Aston Villa claim their first win in six games as they beat Middlesbrough to spoil boss Tony Pulis' first game in charge.

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Sheffield United 0-1 Bolton Wanderers

28 December 2017
By BBC Sport

Gary Madine's first-half goal gives lowly Bolton a surprise victory at play-off hopefuls Sheffield United at Bramall Lane.

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Sunderland out of relegation zone with win at Forest

28 December 2017
By BBC Sport

Sunderland move out of the Championship relegation zone with a narrow win over a wasteful Nottingham Forest at the City Ground.

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Maghoma gives bottom side Birmingham victory over Leeds

28 December 2017
By BBC Sport

Jacques Maghoma's late goal for Birmingham City earns the Championship's bottom side victory over in-form Leeds United.

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Brentford 2-0 Sheffield Wednesday

28 December 2017
By BBC Sport

Brentford record their third successive victory at the expense of managerless Sheffield Wednesday.

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Burton Albion 0-0 Norwich City

28 December 2017
By BBC Sport

Burton drop to 23rd place in the Championship after playing out a second 0-0 draw of the season with Norwich.

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Derby go second with win at Ipswich

28 December 2017
By BBC Sport

Sam Winnall's two excellent goals help an impressive Derby County move up to second place in the Championship.

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Sol Bamba better defender than Virgil van Dijk, says Cardiff boss Neil Warnock

28 December 2017
By BBC Sport

Cardiff City manager Neil Warnock says his centre-half Sol Bamba is a better defender than £75m Liverpool new boy Virgil van Dijk.

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Barnsley score stoppage-time equaliser against Reading

28 December 2017
By BBC Sport

Ethan Pinnock's last-minute goal rescues a point for struggling Barnsley against Reading.

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Preston strike late as Cardiff miss chance to go second

28 December 2017
By BBC Sport

Cardiff City fail to move back into the Championship top two after losing for the third successive game against Preston.

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Bristol City v Wolves: Lee Johnson says Robins 'need to do a job for the league'

28 December 2017
By BBC Sport

Bristol City boss Lee Johnson says his side "need to do a job for the league" by beating leaders Wolves on Saturday.

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Jaap Stam sends out defiant message over Reading FC future

28 December 2017
By Jonathan Low

Royals' boss insists he can turn the side's fortunes around

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Garry Monk: Ex-Middlesbrough manager 'surprised' by departure

27 December 2017
By BBC Sport

Garry Monk says he was "surprised" by Middlesbrough's decision to remove him as manager after their win at Sheffield Wednesday.

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Reading FC fan gallery from Boxing Day clash at Bristol City

27 December 2017
By Jonathan Low

More than 1,000 Royals fans made the trip down the M4

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Ben Godfrey: Shrewsbury Town extend Norwich City midfielder's loan

27 December 2017
By BBC Sport

Shrewsbury Town extend the loan of Norwich City midfielder Ben Godfrey until the end of the season.

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Steve Bruce: Aston Villa boss says injuries are behind their dip in form

27 December 2017
By BBC Sport

Aston Villa boss Steve Bruce now has John Terry fit again but bemoans the loss of too many injured key players.

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Five things we learned following Bristol City 2 Reading FC 0

27 December 2017
By Jonathan Low

A closer look at the Boxing Day clash at Ashton Gate

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Tony Pulis: Middlesbrough boss hopes to replicate Stoke City success

27 December 2017
By BBC Sport

New Middlesbrough boss Tony Pulis says he hopes to repeat the success he had while in charge of Stoke City.

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Neil Warnock reveals Cardiff City signing plans

27 December 2017
By BBC Sport

Cardiff City boss Neil Warnock wants to make at least one permanent signing and a further "one or two" on loan in the January transfer window.

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Jaap Stam on the defeat at Bristol City, Evans return and injury update

27 December 2017
By Jonathan Low

Royals' boss delivers his verdict on the Boxing Day reverse at Ashton Gate

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EFL: New starts and a wet Christmas among five things you may have missed

26 December 2017
By BBC Sport

BBC Sport takes a look at five things you may have missed on Boxing Day in the EFL, including an abandonment and a first draw in 10 months.

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Stam future, errors and missed chances - three quick talking points from Bristol City 2 Reading FC 0

26 December 2017
By Jonathan Low

Some quick analysis of the Boxing Day defeat at Ashton Gate

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Bristol City 2 - 0 Reading FC: More misery piled on lacklustre Royals as Robins earn deserved win

26 December 2017
By Chronicle

PRESSURE mounted on Reading FC boss Jaap Stam as Royals fell to a third straight defeat following a 2-0 loss against Bristol City.

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Vincent Tan: Cardiff owner will back boss Neil Warnock but won't spend 'silly money'

26 December 2017
By BBC Sport

Cardiff City owner Vincent Tan vows to back manager Neil Warnock in the January transfer window, but will not spend 'silly money'.

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Elland Road: England consider Leeds United's ground for World Cup warm-up match

26 December 2017
By BBC Sport

England are considering playing their final World Cup warm-up game at Leeds United's 37,890-capacity Elland Road ground.

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Tony Pulis: Middlesbrough appoint ex-West Brom boss as manager

26 December 2017
By BBC Sport

Championship side Middlesbrough appoint former West Brom manager Tony Pulis as boss, replacing Garry Monk.

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Bristol City v Reading FC big match preview including team news, manager views, referee and odds

26 December 2017
By Jonathan Low

All the key info you need for the Boxing Day clash at Ashton Gate

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How one example at Norwich City proves safe-standing is way forward for fans

25 December 2017
By Russell Kempson

Our Royals columnist has had enough of selfish supporters and thinks the authorities should crack down

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Relive some Reading FC nostalgia by taking our Christmas quiz

25 December 2017
By Jonathan Low

See how much you can remember from Royals' festive fixtures over the past 10 years

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Jaap Stam reveals his Christmas plans for Reading FC

25 December 2017
By Jonathan Low

Royals' boss won't be tucking into the turkey

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Reading FC player ratings for the first half of season

24 December 2017
By Jonathan Low

Here's our verdict on how Royals' stars have done so far in 2017/18

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Check out the Reading FC fan gallery from the festive fixture with Burton Albion

24 December 2017
By Jonathan Low

Royals supporters turned out in their numbers just two days before Christmas at Madejski Stadium

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Fulham send Cardiff to first home league defeat

24 December 2017
By BBC Sport

Tim Ream's opening goal helps Fulham inflict Cardiff's first home Championship defeat of the season.

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Villa slip out of top six with loss at Brentford

24 December 2017
By BBC Sport

Aston Villa slip out of the Championship play-off places after defeat at Brentford extends their winless run to five games.

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Ipswich Town 0-0 Queens Park Rangers

24 December 2017
By BBC Sport

Ipswich Town and Queens Park Rangers shared the points in the Championship with a goalless draw at Portman Road.

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Derby drop to fourth with draw at Hull

24 December 2017
By BBC Sport

Derby County stretch their unbeaten away Championship run to eight matches with a battling draw at Hull City.

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Bristol City beat Reading to go second in table

24 December 2017
By BBC Sport

Bristol City go second in the Championship as second-half goals from Jamie Paterson and teenager Lloyd Kelly beat Reading.

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Managerless Owls win easily at Forest

24 December 2017
By BBC Sport

Lee Bullen earns victory in his first game as interim boss as Sheffield Wednesday ease past Nottingham Forest.

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Wolves held at Millwall but stretch Championship lead

24 December 2017
By BBC Sport

Wolves fail to win in London for the third time this season as struggling Millwall come from behind to claim a draw.

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Barnsley 0-0 Preston North End

24 December 2017
By BBC Sport

Barnsley fail to score for a fourth successive home game as they are held to a goalless draw by Preston.

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TV pundit blames Mannone for Burton second goal during Reading FC defeat

24 December 2017
By Jonathan Low

Clinton Morrison believes the Italian goalkeeper was to blame for the winner at Madejski Stadium

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New boss Pulis watches Boro beat Bolton

24 December 2017
By BBC Sport

Middlesbrough beat Bolton in the Championship in their first game since Garry Monk's sacking, as new boss Tony Pulis watches on.

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Leeds come from behind to win at Burton

24 December 2017
By BBC Sport

Kemar Roofe scores the winner as Leeds United continue their excellent run of form by coming from behind to beat Burton.

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Sheffield Wednesday part company with boss Carlos Carvalhal

24 December 2017
By BBC Sport

Sheffield Wednesday part company with head coach Carlos Carvalhal after two-and-a-half years in charge.

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Blades end winless run with victory over Sunderland

24 December 2017
By BBC Sport

Sheffield United pick up their first win in seven games with a comfortable victory over struggling Sunderland.

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Blues lose to Norwich and stay bottom of table

24 December 2017
By BBC Sport

Norwich City's first away win in two months keeps Birmingham City bottom of the Championship.

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Burton Gifted Three Points

24 December 2017
By Hob Nob Anyone?

Reading marked the occasion of their 500th first team fixture at the Madejski Stadium with a dismal defeat against struggling Burton Albion.

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Stam on boos from fans after Burton defeat, Madejski Stadium pitch and January transfer window plans

24 December 2017
By Jonathan Low

Further reaction from Royals' boss after the loss on Saturday

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Garry Monk: Middlesbrough part company with manager despite victory

23 December 2017
By BBC Sport

Championship side Middlesbrough part company with manager Garry Monk despite a victory hours earlier.

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EFL: Will Grigg is (back) on fire for Wigan as goal droughts come to an end

23 December 2017
By BBC Sport

Will Grigg's hat-trick, mixed prospects at the bottom, hero boss moved on by steward and other things you may have missed in the EFL.

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Reading FC: 'One of the worst games since I've been here' - Jaap Stam reflects on 2-1 defeat to Burton Albion

23 December 2017
By Chronicle

JAAP Stam admitted today's 2-1 home defeat to Burton Albion was one of the lowest points of his Reading FC reign.

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Jaap Stam gives brutal assessment of Reading FC display against Burton Albion

23 December 2017
By Jonathan Low

Royals' boss was a frustrated figure after another home defeat

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Reading FC fans left fuming after loss to Burton Albion

23 December 2017
By Jonathan Low

Here is how Royals supporters reacted to Saturday's defeat

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Reading FC 1 - 2 Burton Albion: Celebrations fall flat as Royals are beaten by the Brewers in 500th Madejski Stadium fixture

23 December 2017
By Chronicle

READING FC saw their 500th Madejski Stadium match celebrations fall flat as Burton Albion claimed a shock 2-1 win this afternoon

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READING FC: Jaap Stam discusses season so far and looming January transfer window

23 December 2017
By Chronicle

READING FC boss Jaap Stam gave a frank assessment of Royals’ season so far as his side prepare to face Burton Albion this afternoon.

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LIVE: Reading FC v Burton Albion - Royals host the Brewers in the 500th fixture at Madejski Stadium

23 December 2017
By Chronicle

Welcome to Madejski Stadium for live coverage of today's Championship clash and the 500th game at Reading's home ground.

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Reading FC v Burton Albion big match preview including team news, manager views, odds and referee

23 December 2017
By Jonathan Low

All the key information you need to know about Saturday's clash at Madejski Stadium

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The inside track on Burton Albion ahead of the Reading FC Madejski 500 game

23 December 2017
By Jonathan Low

We talk to Brewers reporter Josh Murray for the lowdown on Nigel Clough's side

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No nonsense Joey van den Berg sets the standard for the Reading FC squad

22 December 2017
By Russell Kempson

Our Royals columnist has been impressed by the Dutchman's attitude in recent weeks

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PREVIEW: Reading FC boss Jaap Stam won't rush Vito Mannone as Royals prepare for Burton Albion clash

22 December 2017
By Chronicle

VITO MANNONE will not be rushed back into the starting line-up following the tragic death of his mother, Jaap Stam confirmed.

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Boro defeat builds pressure on Owls boss Carvalhal

22 December 2017
By BBC Sport

Middlesbrough come from behind to beat Sheffield Wednesday and extend the Owls' winless run to seven games.

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Five perfect Christmas presents you can buy for a Reading FC fan

22 December 2017
By Simeon Pickup

Here are a few last-minute ideas for every Royals supporter

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Sunderland denied victory by 10-man Blues

22 December 2017
By BBC Sport

Birmingham hold on to deny Sunderland successive home victories despite Sam Gallagher's second-half sending off.

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Leeds earn hard-fought win against Hull

22 December 2017
By BBC Sport

Leeds United make it four league wins in five games as Pablo Hernandez's first-half goal gives them victory over Hull City.

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Wolves beat Ipswich to move seven points clear

22 December 2017
By BBC Sport

Wolves record a first win against Ipswich since August 2006 as they move seven points clear at the Championship summit.

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Sheff Utd battle back to draw at Villa

22 December 2017
By BBC Sport

Aston Villa let a two-goal lead slip as they are held to a draw by fellow Championship play-off contenders Sheffield United.

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Reading FC writer Jonathan Low on striker options, Stam to Ajax claims and injury update

22 December 2017
By Jonathan Low

Recap some of the main points from Friday's webchat

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Burton out of relegation zone with Reading win

22 December 2017
By BBC Sport

A freak Tom Naylor winner earns Burton Albion victory over Reading and lifts them out of the relegation zone.

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Derby ease past Lions to extend winning run

22 December 2017
By BBC Sport

David Nugent scores twice as Derby County ease past Millwall to earn a sixth win from seven Championship matches.

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Reid penalty earns Bristol City a point at QPR

22 December 2017
By BBC Sport

Bobby Reid's late penalty sees EFL Cup semi-finalists Bristol City take a point against Queens Park Rangers.

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Ayite goal helps Fulham past struggling Barnsley

22 December 2017
By BBC Sport

Forward Floyd Ayite scores on his comeback from injury as Fulham win at home against struggling Barnsley.

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Neil Warnock: Cardiff City manager in talks on new contract

22 December 2017
By BBC Sport

Veteran manager Neil Warnock says he is talking to Cardiff City about a new contract but is in no rush to resolve his future as he rules out retirement.

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Bolton shock Cardiff to boost survival hopes

22 December 2017
By BBC Sport

Two late goals condemn Cardiff City to a fourth defeat of the season as Bolton boost their fight to avoid Championship relegation.

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Danny Ward: Injured Cardiff striker expected to miss three months

22 December 2017
By BBC Sport

Cardiff striker Danny Ward's knee injury proves more serious than first thought and he is expected to be out for at least three months.

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Forest draw for first time in 30 games at Preston

22 December 2017
By BBC Sport

Paul Huntington earns Preston a point as Nottingham Forest draw a Championship match for the first time in 30 matches.

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Reading FC: Royals midfielder Dave Edwards signing copies of his new book at Madejski Stadium today

22 December 2017
By Chronicle

DAVE Edwards’ new book hit the shelves this week.

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Southbanker lists his favourite Reading FC games of the last 19 years for Madejski 500

21 December 2017
By Anthony Fenn

Royals fan Anthony Fenn reflects on the highlights at Reading's current home ground

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Vibe double gives Brentford win at struggling Norwich

21 December 2017
By BBC Sport

Lasse Vibe's first-half double earns Brentford a deserved Championship victory at struggling Norwich.

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Josh Brownhill: Bristol City midfielder extends deal with Championship club

21 December 2017
By BBC Sport

Bristol City midfielder Josh Brownhill signs a deal to keep him at the club until the end of the 2020-21 season.

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Reading FC: Jaap Stam discusses Liam Moore's potential January exit and Arsenal's interest in Lee Herron

21 December 2017
By Chronicle

JAAP Stam suggested it could be unfair to stand in Liam Moore’s way if a Premier League club comes in with a substantial bid for the centre-back in January.

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See how the Reading FC loan players are faring across Europe

21 December 2017
By Simeon Pickup

There are Royals getting match practice in England, Belgium, Holland, France and Poland

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Sam Hutchinson: Sheffield Wednesday midfielder laments 'horrendous' season

21 December 2017
By BBC Sport

Sheffield Wednesday midfielder Sam Hutchinson says this season is the worst he has had with the club.

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Five talents in the Reading FC Academy to keep an eye on

21 December 2017
By Simeon Pickup

As academy manager Lee Herron leaves we look at who is set to break into Jaap Stam's first team in the coming years

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Reading FC: Royals midfielder Josh Barrett inks new contract and seals loan move to Coventry

21 December 2017
By Chronicle

READING FC youngster Josh Barrett has signed a new deal at the club - and immediately sealed a loan move to Coventry City.

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Arsenal snap up Reading FC's highly rated academy boss

21 December 2017
By Charles Watts

Lee Herron is set to leave the Madejski Stadium to link up with the North London giants

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Why Reading FC should get at LEAST nine points from 12 over the Christmas period

21 December 2017
By Jonathan Low

Royals take on three of the bottom five sides over the festive period

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Barnsley: New owners say chance to buy club was 'almost too good to be true'

20 December 2017
By BBC Sport

Barnsley is one of England's "best-run clubs" say their new owners, but what brings a Chinese billionaire and a baseball pioneer to Oakwell?

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Jaap Stam concerned about Lee Herron to Arsenal rumours

20 December 2017
By Simeon Pickup

The manager is desperate for Reading to keep their highly-rated academy manager

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Clubs should make football more affordable, says Football Supporters Federation

20 December 2017
By BBC Sport

Football fans will spend an average of £171.

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Jaap Stam teases imminent return of Reading FC star John Swift

20 December 2017
By Simeon Pickup

Royals could be getting their key playmaker back very soon

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Jack Ruddy: Wolverhampton Wanderers keeper signs new contract

20 December 2017
By BBC Sport

Wolves goalkeeper Jack Ruddy signs a new contract to stay with the Championship club until the end of the 2019-20 season.

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How Reading FC attendances this season compare with previous campaigns

20 December 2017
By Jonathan Low

Many fans believe crowds are way down this year, but here are the stats

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Norwich City force 'persistently standing' fans to move

19 December 2017
By BBC Sport

Norwich City Football Club say the fans pose an "unacceptable level of risk".

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Reading FC: Win tickets to Royals' first fixture of 2018 when they take on Birmingham City

19 December 2017
By Chronicle

THE Reading Chronicle has teamed up with Carabao Energy Drink to give FIVE lucky readers the chance to win a pair of home tickets to Reading FC vs Birmingham City at Madejski Stadium on Tuesday, January 2.

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Win tickets to Madejski 500 game as Reading FC take on Burton Albion

19 December 2017
By Jonathan Low

A large crowd is expected for the game - and you can be there

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Jose Mourinho: Lee Johnson buys '£450 bottle of wine' for Manchester United boss

19 December 2017
By BBC Sport

Bristol City boss Lee Johnson has a "£450 bottle of wine" ready for the visit of Manchester United's Jose Mourinho in the Carabao Cup.

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Barnsley: Consortium completes takeover of Championship club

19 December 2017
By BBC Sport

A consortium led by Chinese businessman Chien Lee completes a takeover of Championship club Barnsley.

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Jordan Hugill: Preston North End have no intention of selling forward in January

19 December 2017
By BBC Sport

Preston boss Alex Neil says they have no intention of selling forward Jordan Hugill in the January transfer window.

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Have your say on the January transfer window plans for Reading FC

19 December 2017
By Jonathan Low

Take our short survey on what Stam should and shouldn't do in the New Year

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David Cotterill: Birmingham City and Wales winger released by mutual consent

19 December 2017
By BBC Sport

Wales international David Cotterill leaves Birmingham City after having his contract cancelled by mutual consent.

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Reading FC: Teenager Ben House scores 90th minute equaliser as Royals draw with Southampton in Premier League Two

19 December 2017
By Chronicle

BEN House grabbed a 90th minute equaliser as Reading FC Under 23s drew 1-1 with Southampton Under 23s at Hogwood Park.

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Reading FC stars closing in on returns to first team over Christmas period

19 December 2017
By Jonathan Low

Boss Jaap Stam has issued an injury update ahead of the festive fixtures

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Steve Cotterill: Birmingham City are weighed down by anxiety

18 December 2017
By BBC Sport

Birmingham City boss Steve Cotterill says the Championship's bottom club are totally lacking in confidence.

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Marcus Evans: How have Ipswich Town fared during owner's 10-year tenure?

18 December 2017
By BBC Sport

Ten years after businessman Marcus Evans became Ipswich Town owner, BBC Look East looks at how the club has fared during his tenure.

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The one change Stam has to make, Madejski 500 and the four Bs for Reading FC over Christmas

18 December 2017
By Jonathan Low

Some of the hot topics of the week as we enter the festive fixtures

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Naismith hints he will consider Norwich future

18 December 2017
By BBC Sport

Scotland forward Steven Naismith hints he will consider his future at Norwich City when the transfer window re-opens next month.

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Paul Lambert: Ex-Wolves boss could have been 'up there' too with Nuno's spending power

18 December 2017
By BBC Sport

Sacked Paul Lambert tells BBC WM that he could have been as successful as Nuno at Wolves with the same money to spend.

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Vito Mannone pays heartfelt tribute to mother

18 December 2017
By Jonathan Low

The Reading FC goalkeeper wrote an emotional tribute on his Instagram page

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Reading FC Women: Royals beat Everton on penalties to reach Continental Cup semi finals

18 December 2017
By Chronicle

KIRSTY Linnett’s goal-of-the-season contender in the first half of extra-time looked like it had sent Reading FC Women into the semi finals of the FA WSL Continental Tyres Cup.

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Stam being 'let down' by too many concentration lapses from his side

18 December 2017
By Jonathan Low

Royals supporter Euan Cunningham gives his verdict on Saturday's defeat

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Reading FC: Royals' team coach involved in 'traffic accident' on return journey from Ipswich Town

18 December 2017
By Chronicle

THE Reading FC team bus was involved in a traffic accident after their defeat at Ipswich Town on Saturday.

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Reading FC: Jaap Stam admits a poor start at Ipswich Town cost his Royals side

18 December 2017
By Chronicle

JAAP Stam admitted his Reading FC side paid the price for a sloppy start at Portman Road in a 2-0 defeat to Ipswich Town.

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Mark Warburton says Nottingham Forest are taking a defensive 'hit'

18 December 2017
By BBC Sport

Boss Mark Warburton says Nottingham Forest are dealing with mounting defensive problems after an injury to Matt Mills.

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Van den Berg offers brutal assessment of Reading FC display at Ipswich Town

18 December 2017
By Jonathan Low

The Dutch midfielder did not hold back in his thoughts post-match

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Reading FC fan gallery from the Championship clash at Ipswich Town

17 December 2017
By Jonathan Low

See if you or someone you know made our pictures on Saturday

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Reading FC stars spread festive cheer at Royal Berkshire Hospital

17 December 2017
By Jonathan Low

Chris Gunter and Leandro Bacuna were among the players to visit the Reading hospital

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Reading FC's day goes from bad to worse after team bus crash

17 December 2017
By Jonathan Low

The journey back from Ipswich Town following the 2-0 defeat was a little longer than expected

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Chris Wilder: Sheffield United 'maybe didn't deserve respect', says Blades boss

17 December 2017
By BBC Sport

Sheffield United boss Chris Wilder says injuries offer "no excuses" for his side after their third straight league defeat.

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Reading FC: Royals shirts up for auction in aid of Royal British Legion’s Poppy Appeal

17 December 2017
By Chronicle

POPPY shirts worn by Reading FC players in their game against Wolverhampton Wanderers are going under the hammer as part of the Sky Bet Poppy Auction.

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Jaap Stam on being beaten by Ipswich Town, referee performance and recalling Tyler Blackett

17 December 2017
By Jonathan Low

The Reading FC boss gives his assessment of Saturday's clash at Portman Road

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Sunderland still face 'huge challenges' after ending wait for home win

16 December 2017
By BBC Sport

BBC Sport takes an in-depth look at how Sunderland finally ended their 364-day wait for a home win with a 1-0 victory over Fulham.

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Reading FC fans slam side after poor display at Ipswich Town

16 December 2017
By Jonathan Low

Supporters believe mid-table mediocrity beckons for Royals following the loss at Portman Road

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Quick talking points from Reading FC's disappointing 2-0 defeat at Ipswich Town

16 December 2017
By Jonathan Low

Some quick analysis from the Championship encounter at Portman Road

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Ipswich Town FC 2 - 0 Reading FC: Royals' unbeaten run stalls at Portman Road

16 December 2017
By Chronicle

READING FC’s five-game unbeaten run came to an end as Royals slipped to a 2-0 defeat against Ipswich Town this afternoon.

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Dave Edwards on his new book and how Reading FC fans can get a signed copy

16 December 2017
By Jonathan Low

The Welsh midfielder has recounted his career so far and his country's exploits at Euro 2016

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Ipswich end Reading's unbeaten run

15 December 2017
By BBC Sport

Clinical finishing is the difference as Ipswich Town end Reading's five-match unbeaten run.

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Jansson heads Leeds closer to top six

15 December 2017
By BBC Sport

Pontus Jansson's first-half header gives Leeds United victory over Norwich City in the Championship.

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Barker pens extended Burton contract

15 December 2017
By BBC Sport

Club captain Shaun Barker signs a contract extension to keep him at Burton Albion until the end of the season.

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Gary Rowett: Derby County boss has no ill-will a year on from sacking by Birmingham

15 December 2017
By BBC Sport

A year on from his Birmingham sacking, Derby boss Gary Rowett rejects claims that he had wanted to leave Blues.

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Bristol City edge out Forest for fourth successive win

15 December 2017
By BBC Sport

Championship high-flyers Bristol City beat Nottingham Forest at Ashton Gate, the Robins' fourth successive victory.

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Millwall earn home win over Middlesbrough

15 December 2017
By BBC Sport

Millwall extend their unbeaten run to three Championship games as they beat Middlesbrough at The Den.

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Sunderland beat Fulham to end long winless run at home

15 December 2017
By BBC Sport

Josh Maja scores on his league debut to condemn Fulham to defeat and give Sunderland their first home win in nearly a year.

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Birmingham go bottom with defeat at QPR

15 December 2017
By BBC Sport

Jack Robinson's double gives QPR their first away success of the season with a narrow win at lowly Birmingham City.

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Brentford and Barnsley share goalless draw

15 December 2017
By BBC Sport

Barnsley hold on to end a run of five Championship defeats with a goalless draw against Brentford.

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Burton move off the bottom with win over Bolton

15 December 2017
By BBC Sport

Lloyd Dyer's goal lifts Burton off the bottom of the table as Bolton fall back into the relegation zone.

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Derby overcome play-off rivals Villa

15 December 2017
By BBC Sport

In-form Derby County boost their promotion hopes with a win over play-off rivals Aston Villa.

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Melvyn Gilmour and Chris Greig bag hat-tricks as Reading thrash Drifters

15 December 2017
By Chronicle

READING RFC put rock bottom Drifters to the sword as they smashed their Farnham Common rivals 74-5 in Southern Counties North on Saturday.

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Christoph Zimmermann: Norwich City defender signs new contract

15 December 2017
By BBC Sport

Norwich City's German defender Christoph Zimmermann signs a new, extended contract to run until at least 2021.

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Reading FC: Royals Under 18s edge out Millwall in fiery FA Youth Cup clash

15 December 2017
By Chronicle

READING FC defeated Millwall in a fiery FA Cup third-round clash that saw both sides finish with 10 men.

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Marcus Tavernier: Teenage winger signs new deal with Championship club

15 December 2017
By BBC Sport

Middlesbrough's teenage midfielder Marcus Tavernier signs a new three-and-a-half-year deal with the Championship side.

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Stuttering Sheff Utd lose at Preston

15 December 2017
By BBC Sport

Jordan Hugill scores the only goal of the game as Preston beat promotion-chasing Sheffield United at Deepdale.

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Five areas where Ipswich Town v Reading FC could be won or lost

15 December 2017
By Jonathan Low

Some of the key turning points to look out for in this weekend's game at Portman Road

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Cardiff keep pressure on leaders Wolves with win over Hull

15 December 2017
By BBC Sport

Sol Bamba's header helps Cardiff City keep the pressure on Championship leaders Wolves while Hull hover above the drop zone.

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Barnsley head coach Paul Heckingbottom surprises lifelong fan during hospice visit

15 December 2017
By BBC Sport

Barnsley boss Paul Heckingbottom surprises lifelong Reds fan Hazel during a hospice visit by players and staff of the Championship club.

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READING FC: Sone Aluko warns Royals team-mates they're in for a tough test against Ipswich Town on Saturday

15 December 2017
By Chronicle

SONE Aluko is warning his Reading FC team-mates to expect another rough ride at Ipswich Town this Saturday (3pm ko).

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Ipswich Town v Reading FC big match preview including team news, likely sides, odds and referee

15 December 2017
By Jonathan Low

All the key information for Saturday's Championship encounter

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Emyr Huws: Ipswich Town midfielder to miss rest of season

14 December 2017
By BBC Sport

Ipswich Town midfielder Emyr Huws is ruled out for the remainder of the season with a knee injury.

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Steve Morison: Millwall striker signs contract extension

14 December 2017
By BBC Sport

Millwall striker Steve Morison signs a contract extension which will keep him at The Den until 2019.

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Jared Bird: Barnsley midfielder signs contract extension

14 December 2017
By BBC Sport

Barnsley midfielder Jared Bird signs a contract extension to stay with the Championship club until 2020.

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Wolves go seven points clear with win at Sheff Wed

14 December 2017
By BBC Sport

Ruben Neves' classy finish helps Championship leaders Wolves edge past struggling Sheffield Wednesday to go seven points clear.

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Reading FC writer Jonathan Low on Moore to West Ham rumours, injuries and season aims

14 December 2017
By Jonathan Low

Recap the main points from Thursday lunchtime's webchat

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Reading FC Women: Top-tier status secure for Kelly Chambers' Royals

14 December 2017
By Chronicle

READING FC Women have had their Tier One Licence approved by the Football Association.

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Reading FC: Under 23s fall to narrow defeat to Bayern Munich in Premier League International Cup

14 December 2017
By Chronicle

READING FC Under 23 suffered a narrow 1-0 defeat to German giants Bayern Munich in the Premier League International Cup.

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Louis Moult: Preston agree deal for Motherwell striker

14 December 2017
By BBC Sport

Motherwell agree a January deal to sell top scorer Louis Moult to Preston for a fee in the region of £500,000.

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Five Premier League strikers Reading FC could realistically target in January

14 December 2017
By Jonathan Low

With Jaap Stam wanting a striker in the new year, we look at some of the options

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Attendance drop, silence from the Reading FC owners and likely player exits discussed on Royals podcast

13 December 2017
By getreading

getreading Reading FC reporter Jonathan Low joins the Elm Park Royals podcast to discuss some of the topical issues

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Warnock charged by FA after dismissal during Cardiff City's draw with Reading FC

13 December 2017
By Jonathan Low

The veteran boss was sent to the stands on Monday night

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Reading FC: Draw with Cardiff City 'felt like a loss' to Royals defender Liam Moore

13 December 2017
By Chronicle

LIAM MOORE revealed Tuesday's 2-2 draw with Cardiff City "felt like a loss" after Reading FC squandered a two-goal lead against the high-flying Bluebirds.

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Neil Warnock: Cardiff boss charged by FA after sending off in Reading draw

13 December 2017
By BBC Sport

Cardiff boss Neil Warnock is charged with misconduct by the Football Association following his sending-off during the draw at Reading.

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Millwall considering move away from The Den

13 December 2017
By BBC Sport

Millwall's chairman is giving "full consideration" to a move away from The Den because of a dispute with Lewisham Council.

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Robbin Ruiter: Sunderland's draw at Championship leaders Wolves draw 'a lift'

13 December 2017
By BBC Sport

Sunderland's point at Championship leaders Wolves lifted the team psychologically, says goalkeeper Robbin Ruiter.

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See if you can spot yourself at the Reading clash with Cardiff in our fan gallery

13 December 2017
By Jonathan Low

There were some hearty souls who made it to the Mad Stad on Monday night

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Why Reading FC fans must keep the faith despite late Cardiff collapse

12 December 2017
By Jonathan Low

Royals fan John Hunt gives his views on Monday night's game

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Reading Let Lead Slip Against Cardiff

12 December 2017
By Hob Nob Anyone?

Paul McShane almost snatched a victory for Reading in the dying seconds of stoppage time but they had to settle for a point when for eighty minutes they looked set to claim a magnificent home win against second placed City.

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Gary Rowett: Derby County boss says criticism of Rams style is unfair

12 December 2017
By BBC Sport

Boss Gary Rowett says Derby are a team who can win when below par and criticism of their style of play is unfair.

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Reading FC: Jaap Stam insists he would not have taken a point before kick-off against high-flying Cardiff City

12 December 2017
By Chronicle

JAAP Stam insisted it is not in his nature to play for a draw after Reading FC were denied victory by a dramatic Cardiff City comeback.

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Five things we learned from Reading FC's draw with Cardiff City

12 December 2017
By Jonathan Low

A closer look into Monday night's clash at Madejski Stadium

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Neil Warnock: Cardiff boss says his sending off against Reading a 'travesty'

12 December 2017
By BBC Sport

Cardiff City boss Neil Warnock criticises the match officials after being sent to the stands during his side's 2-2 draw at Reading on Monday.

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Neil Warnock takes swipe at Reading FC after revealing reasons for sending off

12 December 2017
By Jonathan Low

The veteran Cardiff boss was sent to the stands on Monday night

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Jaap Stam gives his verdict on the dramatic draw with Cardiff City

12 December 2017
By Jonathan Low

See what the Reading FC boss had to say after Monday night's game

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