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Pre-Season Underway With Win At Watford

08 July 2024
By Hob Nob Anyone?

Reading have started their preparations for the new 2024/2025 League One campaign with a 2-0 away victory in a pre-season match against Watford, played behind closed doors at their training ground. Reading played two full sets of players with a full switch of the team at half time with the score 0-0. Adrian Akande, who recently signed a new contract, and Jayden Wareham scored Reading's goals on 64 and 72 minutes.

Players featured: Pereira, Button, Ahmed, Abrefa, Dean, Mbengue, Kanu, Bindon, Wing, Elliott, Dorsett, Ryan, Rushesha, Senga, Savage, Knibbs, Ehibhatiomhan, Akande, Camara, Azeez, Wareham, Garcia, Tuma.

Reading's pre-season friendlies continue with the visit of Millwall, also to be played on a training pitch behind closed doors, on Friday 19 July. Tickets are available for all of the following four pre-season fixtures with Reading travelling to Woking and Cardiff City. The Select Car Leasing stadium will be used for the visits of QPR and Hull City.

Fri 19 July: Millwall (H)
Tue 23 July: Woking (A)
Sat 27 July: QPR (H)
Wed 31 July: Cardiffy City (A)
Sat 3 August: Hull City (H)

Contracts For Youngsters As Future Unknown

07 July 2024
By Hob Nob Anyone?

The future of Reading Football Club is still unknown as fans wait confirmation of new owners ahead of the new season in League One. During the summer the women's team has effectively been disbanded as they drop to the fifth tier, ending life as a professional football club. There is also no certainty for the men's team as pre-season gets underway. With limited options to bring in new players, the club will again turn to youth players to top up the squad, and have handed contracts to a group of Under-21 and Academy players.

Contracts have been signed with goalkeeper Matthew Rowley, and striker Adrian Akande. Meanwhile midfielder Jay Senga-Ngoyi, defender Michael Stickland and forward player Basil Tuma, who have all featured for the first team, have signed new contracts with the club. Akande looks set to play a part in the first team this season after a very promising campaign for the Under 21s last season.

New Season Fixtures In Full: Reading Start At Birmingham

26 June 2024
By Hob Nob Anyone?

Reading have been handed a tough start to their new 2024/2025 League One campaign, with an away trip to Birmingham City who have been relegated from the Championship. The new season is scheduled to kick off on Saturday 10 August, and Reading are at home on the second weekend of the season when Wigan Athletic will visit the Select Car Leasing Stadium. Newly promoted Wrexham will see Reading visit in the third match of the season on 24 August.

Reading's Christmas fixtures see home games on both Boxing Day and 29 December against Northampton Town and Mansfield Town. 2025 starts with two away trips with Cambridge United on New Years Day followed by a trip to Charlton Athletic. The season wraps up on 3 May 2025 when the Royals will host Barnsley to finish the season.

Reading's opening match against Birmingham City will be shown live on Sky Sports with a kick-off time of 5:30pm on Saturday 10 August.

Reading FC League One 2024/2025 Season Fixtures In Full

Profit From Betting - How to Turn the Odds in Your Favour

01 June 2024
By Hob Nob Anyone?

Ever heard of matched betting? It's a little-known strategy that savvy bettors have been using to rake in profits for years. But what exactly is it, and how does it work?

Matched betting is a technique used to profit from the free bets and incentives offered by bookmakers. It involves placing two opposite bets on the same event to ensure a profit regardless of the outcome. Sounds too good to be true, right? Well, it's not. Let me break it down for you.

Imagine there's a big football match coming up between two fierce rivals. The bookies are offering a free bet if you place a wager on the game. Here's where matched betting comes into play. You place a bet on one team to win with the bookmaker and then bet against that same team on a betting exchange. This covers all possible outcomes, guaranteeing you a profit no matter who wins.

But how is this possible? It all comes down to the way bookmakers offer promotions and bonuses to attract new customers. By taking advantage of these offers and using a bit of mathematical wizardry, you can walk away with a tidy sum without ever risking your own money.

Now, you might be thinking, "Isn't that just gambling?" Not quite. Unlike traditional betting, matched betting is a risk-free strategy when done correctly. It's more akin to investing, where you carefully calculate your moves to maximise your returns.

Of course, matched betting isn't without its challenges. It requires patience, discipline, and a keen eye for detail. But with the right guidance and resources, anyone can learn how to master this lucrative technique.

So, if you're tired of relying on luck alone to make money from betting, why not give matched betting a try? With the potential to earn hundreds, even thousands of pounds each month, it's a surefire way to level up your betting game.

In conclusion, matched betting offers a unique opportunity to profit from the world of sports betting without the usual risks. By leveraging the bonuses and promotions offered by bookmakers, you can turn the odds in your favour and secure a steady income stream. So why wait? Start your matched betting journey today and see just how much you can make!