Reading Football Club News Feed: May 2020

Championship season set to restart on 20 June as coronavirus lockdown eases

31 May 2020
By BBC Sport

The Championship will restart on 20 June, more than three months after it was suspended because of the coronavirus pandemic.

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Reading FC's season set to resume on June 20

31 May 2020
By Chronicle

A provisional restart date of the Championship season has been agreed, with the league set to resume on the weekend of June 20

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Leeds and Crystal Palace linked with free transfer for Reading star Danny Loader

31 May 2020
By getreading@reachplc.com (David Byrom, Robert Warlow)

All the latest transfer news and gossip from the Championship as Crystal Palace become the latest side linked with a move to sign teenage Reading star Danny Loader

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Reading FC above Derby and West Brom in points-per-game Premier League era table

31 May 2020
By getreading@reachplc.com (James Findlater, Robert Warlow)

Reading FC have spent three seasons in the Premier League since it started in 1992, but how do the Royals compare in the all-time table based on points per game?

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Coronavirus: Jayden Stockley among 10 positive tests in Championship; seven in League Two

30 May 2020
By BBC Sport

Preston say striker Jayden Stockley was one of 10 positive Covid-19 tests across eight Championship clubs returned in the latest round of testing.

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Coronavirus: Cardiff City member of staff tests positive

30 May 2020
By BBC Sport

A Cardiff City member of staff is self-isolating after testing positive for Covid-19.

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EFL: Leagues One and Two play-offs to be before Championship play-offs

29 May 2020
By BBC Sport

The League One and Two play-offs are likely to be held before the Championship play-offs in an effort to help clubs sort out contracts.

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'I understand the stick I got' - Williams on his Reading exit

29 May 2020
By getreading@reachplc.com (Jonathan Low)

The American joined Huddersfield Town in 2017 after four years with Royals

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Championship, League One & League Two clubs to meet on 8 June

29 May 2020
By BBC Sport

English Football League clubs are set to meet on 8 June in an attempt to rubber-stamp proposals on how to end a season early.

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Defender's cryptic post amid uncertainty around Reading future

29 May 2020
By getreading@reachplc.com (Jonathan Low)

Tyler Blackett is one of a number of key players whose future at Royals is unclear

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Doyle on Reading's PL relegation, Villa, Wolves and 106 reunion

29 May 2020
By getreading@reachplc.com (Jonathan Low)

Part two of our exclusive interview with Royals' former striker looking back on his career in Berkshire

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Charlton chief drops huge hint as to when Reading's season could recommence

28 May 2020
By getreading@reachplc.com (Connor O'Neill)

England's second-tier remains hopeful of returning to action next month, with players returning to training in small groups on Monday.

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Reading learn latest coronavirus test results as Fulham confirm positive cases

28 May 2020
By getreading@reachplc.com (David Byrom)

The EFL have announced the results for the second round of testing

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Lee Bowyer: Three Charlton Athletic players not yet back training

28 May 2020
By BBC Sport

Manager Lee Bowyer says three Charlton players have not returned to training amid the coronavirus pandemic.

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Nathan Jones: Luton Town reappoint former Stoke City manager

28 May 2020
By BBC Sport

Nathan Jones returns to Luton Town as manager, six months after being sacked by fellow Championship side Stoke City.

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Blackburn's Elliott Bennett & two Fulham players among coronavirus positive tests

28 May 2020
By BBC Sport

Blackburn captain Elliott Bennett and two unnamed Fulham players test positive for coronavirus in the latest round of testing.

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Reading FC Women set for historic move to the Madejski Stadium

28 May 2020
By Chronicle

Reading Women will become the first side in the Women's Super League to play at the same stadium as their male counterparts, it has been announced.

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Recruitment, Boye, Reading Women, Moore & Pog - top Reading headlines

28 May 2020
By getreading@reachplc.com (Jonathan Low)

A quick look at some of the main talking points from the past week

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Next Newcastle manager odds: Two ex Reading managers in frame

28 May 2020
By getreading@reachplc.com (Jonathan Low)

The imminent takeover at St James' Park is sparking speculation around the future of current boss Steve Bruce

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Reading keen to bring defender back to his boyhood club but face competition

26 May 2020
By getreading@reachplc.com (David Byrom)

There is plenty of competition for his signature after an impressive season

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Reading FC eye up sensational return deal for academy graduate - reports

26 May 2020
By Chronicle

Reading FC are reportedly eyeing up a sensational deal for Rob Dickie, just two-and-a-half years after the academy graduate departed.

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Reading FC players agree to wage deferral to help cash flow at the Madejski Stadium

26 May 2020
By Chronicle

Reading FC have announced that first team players will be deferring a 'substantial' percentage of their salary for the next three months.

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Reading: Championship club’s first-team players agree wage deferral

26 May 2020
By BBC Sport

Reading's first-team players agree to defer "a substantial percentage" of their wages for three months.

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Reading players agree wage deferral to help club

26 May 2020
By getreading@reachplc.com (Jonathan Low)

Royals' stars have finally come to an arrangement

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Reading FC starlet set to join Premier League side next month - reports

26 May 2020
By Chronicle

Premier League outfit Wolves are set to resume their interest in Danny Loader, with national reports suggesting that Reading have withdrawn their contract offer.

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Former Reading FC forward Pavel Pogrebnyak hospitalised after Covid-19 diagnosis

26 May 2020
By Chronicle

Former Royals forward Pavel Pogrebnyak has been hospitalised with bilateral pneumonia having been diagnosed with coronavirus, his wife has confirmed.

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Reading FC Women - The season is over as FA cancel remaining fixtures

26 May 2020
By Chronicle

The Women's Super League and Championship seasons have been ended with immediate effect because of the coronavirus pandemic.

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Reading transfers: Loader linked with Wolves, McNulty back - reports

26 May 2020
By getreading@reachplc.com (Jonathan Low)

Royals' teenage forward is set to depart the club this summer

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Championship players return to training more than two months after season suspended

25 May 2020
By BBC Sport

Captain Liam Cooper says Leeds' players were "buzzing" as Championship clubs were allowed to resume training on Monday.

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Where are they now? Reading's 2017 play off final team

25 May 2020
By getreading@reachplc.com (Jonathan Low)

It has been three years since that heartbreaking day at Wembley

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Huddersfield owner Phil Hodgkinson warns '50 or 60 clubs' could go bust

24 May 2020
By BBC Sport

The English football pyramid will be destroyed unless the game starts to plan beyond the 2019-20 season, says Huddersfield owner Phil Hodgkinson.

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Hull City: Two people from Championship club test positive for Covid-19

24 May 2020
By BBC Sport

Hull City confirm two people at the Championship club have tested positive for coronavirus.

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Charlton Athletic notified of East Street Investments ownership change

22 May 2020
By BBC Sport

Charlton receive notification of a change in ownership at East Street Investments, who took over the club in January.

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Birmingham City: Jacques Maghoma and Jonathan Grounds to leave club

22 May 2020
By BBC Sport

Birmingham City are to let Jacques Maghoma and Jonathan Grounds leave the club as their contracts expire this summer.

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EFL to publish coronavirus test data before training return

22 May 2020
By BBC Sport

The EFL plans to publish the results of its first wave of coronavirus testing among Championship players before Monday.

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EFL issue statement ahead of return to training for Reading FC and their rivals

22 May 2020
By getreading@reachplc.com (Connor O'Neill, Robert Warlow)

Reading FC and their Championship rivals are set to return to training from next week, with the English Football League issuing updated and finalised protocols to clubs

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Leeds United chief sends striking message over the Championship season

22 May 2020
By getreading@reachplc.com (Connor O'Neill, Robert Warlow)

Leeds United chief executive Angus Kinnear has spoken out about what should happen next with the 2019/20 season, with Reading FC and their rivals waiting for news

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Leeds United: CEO Angus Kinnear says Championship curtailment would be national embarrassment

22 May 2020
By BBC Sport

Leeds United chief executive Angus Kinnear says it would be a "national embarrassment" if the Championship season does not resume.

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Former Reading boss Jaap Stam's new club make huge mistake in announcement

22 May 2020
By getreading@reachplc.com (Sam Inkersole, Robert Warlow)

Former Reading FC boss Jaap Stam has been appointed as the new manager at Major League Soccer side FC Cincinnati, but his new club made a big error in their announcement

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EFL play-offs: Relive some of the most memorable games

22 May 2020
By BBC Sport

On the weekend this season's EFL play-offs should have been completed, BBC Sport looks back at some of the most dramatic games.

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EFL: How coronavirus is affecting lower-league clubs, players, fans and livelihoods

22 May 2020
By BBC Sport

BBC Sport looks at the impact of coronavirus on lower league football clubs, players and fans, and how the game might recover.

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Championship players to test themselves for coronavirus and other new guidelines

21 May 2020
By Chronicle

Some Reading players will need to perform their own Covid-19 tests at home or at the training ground - according to national reports.

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EFL confirm promotion and relegation decisions in statement if season ends

21 May 2020
By getreading@reachplc.com (Elliott Jackson, Robert Warlow)

Reading FC and their Championship rivals now know how the league table will be decided if the 2019/20 season is curtailed, after the EFL released a fresh statement

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English Football League: Promotion and relegation to remain if seasons curtailed

21 May 2020
By BBC Sport

Promotion and relegation will remain in the English Football League if seasons are ended amid the coronavirus crisis.

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Clubs WILL still be promoted and relegated even if season isn't completed - EFL confirm

21 May 2020
By Chronicle

The EFL have released an update as clubs begin preparing for a possible return to action behind closed doors next month.

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Reading FC and Championship rivals to undergo tests ahead of training return

21 May 2020
By getreading@reachplc.com (Jamie Kemble, Robert Warlow)

Players in the Championship, including at Reading FC, are set to undergo tests for coronavirus, with the possibility that clubs could then resume training next week

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Gary Neville calls on Premier League and Championship clubs to help others

21 May 2020
By getreading@reachplc.com (Elliott Jackson, Robert Warlow)

Salford City co-owner Gary Neville is calling on clubs in the Premier League and the Championship to support lower league sides by loaning players out at no cost

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English Football League play-offs: Name these unusual final kits

21 May 2020
By BBC Sport

Everyone loves a football kit quiz - but how many of these strips worn in English Football League play-off finals can you name?

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Championship: Players from seven clubs to conduct coronavirus tests themselves

20 May 2020
By BBC Sport

Championship players at seven clubs will be asked to conduct coronavirus tests on themselves either at home or the training ground.

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'No imminent announcement' on season ticket refunds for Royals supporters

20 May 2020
By Chronicle

No announcement on refunds for season ticket holders will be made until the status of the current season has been clarified, the Reading Chronicle understands.

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Former Reading FC defender reveals positive Covid-19 diagnosis

20 May 2020
By Chronicle

Former Reading defender Adrian Mariappa has revealed that he tested positive for Covid-19.

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Gerhard Struber: Barnsley boss wants EFL to issue dates for remaining Championship games

20 May 2020
By BBC Sport

Barnsley boss Gerhard Struber urges the EFL to produce a fixtures schedule for the rest of the Championship season.

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Reading FC's Championship rivals threaten to sue over FFP breaches

20 May 2020
By getreading@reachplc.com (Jamie Kemble)

The two clubs are either side of the Royals in the Championship table

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Premier League in talks over EFL financial package that could benefit Reading

20 May 2020
By getreading@reachplc.com (Jamie Kemble)

Top-flight chiefs recognise the need for cash further down the pyramid

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Reading FC - EFL board to meet today to discuss how to conclude 19-20 season

20 May 2020
By Chronicle

Senior figures from the EFL will meet this afternoon to discuss how to conclude the current football season.

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Reading FC - 'Good progress' is being made ahead of possible EFL return

20 May 2020
By Chronicle

Culture Secretary Oliver Dowden says "good progress" is being made as football looks to return by mid-June.

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No charges for Cardiff City fans arrested for racist abuse during Reading match

20 May 2020
By getreading@reachplc.com (Jonathan Low)

The arrests happened after the two sides played out a 1-1 FA Cup draw at Madejski Stadium in January

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Hull City 'disappointed' at leaked letter reported to oppose Championship season resumption

19 May 2020
By BBC Sport

Hull City say they are "disappointed" at the leaking of a "private" letter, reported to oppose the resumption of the season.

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Garry Monk: Sheffield Wednesday boss 'would understand' players' training worries

19 May 2020
By BBC Sport

Sheffield Wednesday boss Garry Monk wants to finish the season but would understand if players had concerns about resuming training.

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Marcelo Bielsa: Leeds United fan hopes raffle for statue will raise £20,000 for charity

19 May 2020
By BBC Sport

A Leeds fan hopes to raise £20,000 for charity with a raffle to win a life-size sculpture of boss Marcelo Bielsa.

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Your chance to tell us how Reading FC's season should end

19 May 2020
By getreading@reachplc.com (Kristian Walsh, Jonathan Low)

Football could be starting back in June -  but is it the right call?

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Former Reading favourite becomes free agent

19 May 2020
By getreading@reachplc.com (Jonathan Low)

Midfielder Danny Williams has been playing in Cyprus for the past year

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Over 2/3 of EFL medical staff don't understand 'role, responsibilities and potential liability' upon training return

19 May 2020
By Chronicle

The Football Medicine and Performance Association (FMPA), which represents doctors, physiotherapists and sports therapists working in the game, said a survey of its members found a significant number do not feel they fully understand their "role, responsibilities and potential liability" in relation to the return to training.

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Championship clubs set stance on return of football amid opposition to plans

16 May 2020
By getreading@reachplc.com (Josh Challies)

It has been reported that five Championship clubs are opposing the idea of resuming the season, as Reading FC and their rivals continue to wait for further news on the campaign

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Long queues as coronavirus testing centre comes to Reading

15 May 2020
By getreading@reachplc.com (Jonathan Low)

The pop-up centre has been set up next to Reading FC's ground

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EFL confirm decision over league tables in the event of season ending

15 May 2020
By getreading@reachplc.com (Elliott Jackson, Robert Warlow)

The English Football League have issued a statement on how final league tables will be determined, if the campaign cannot be completed due to the coronavirus pandemic

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Marek Rodak: Fulham goalkeeper extends contract until 2024

15 May 2020
By BBC Sport

Fulham goalkeeper Marek Rodak signs a contract extension, keeping him at the club until the summer of 2024.

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League Two clubs make decision over season end as Championship talks continue

15 May 2020
By getreading@reachplc.com (Robert Warlow)

A decision has been made by League Two clubs to end the 2019/20 season, with the final table set to be determined using a weighted points-per-game system

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Michael Morrison on the difference at Reading under Mark Bowen to Jose Gomes

15 May 2020
By getreading@reachplc.com (Robert Warlow)

Reading FC defender Michael Morrison has heaped praise on Mark Bowen for the impact he has had since taking charge at the Madejski Stadium as Jose Gomes' successor

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Championship: The best teams that failed to win promotion to the Premier League

15 May 2020
By BBC Sport

A year since Derby ended Leeds' promotion hopes, a look at some leading second-tier teams that failed to reach the Premier League.

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Darren Pratley: Returning to football as BAME player is 'frightening'

15 May 2020
By BBC Sport

Charlton midfielder Darren Pratley tells BBC Sport that returning to action as a BAME player is "frightening".

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Government provide update on when Championship football could return

15 May 2020
By getreading@reachplc.com (Jamie Kemble, Robert Warlow)

Reading FC and their Championship rivals have not played a competitive game since March, with nine fixtures still remaining for all sides in the 2019/20 campaign

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Reading players eager to get going again and finish season

15 May 2020
By getreading@reachplc.com (Jonathan Low)

Royals, who sit 14th in the league table, have nine games remaining in their Championship campaign

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Football in England: Government 'opens door for safe return in June'

14 May 2020
By BBC Sport

The government says it is "opening the door" for professional football in England in June, after a meeting with the FA, Premier League and EFL.

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Reading FC fans pinpoint the loan stars they wish could have signed permanently

14 May 2020
By getreading@reachplc.com (Robert Warlow)

Reading FC fans have named several Arsenal and Chelsea players among those who impressed while on loan with the club who they wish could have signed for the Royals

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EFL confirm training decision for Reading FC and other Championship clubs

14 May 2020
By getreading@reachplc.com (Jamie Kemble, Robert Warlow)

English Football League clubs will not return to training until later this month, after the EFL released a statement regarding the protocols for Reading FC and their rivals

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Reading's Madejski Stadium to host mobile testing unit in battle against COVID-19

14 May 2020
By Chronicle

A MOBILE testing facility for coronavirus will be hosted by Reading Football Club at Madejski Stadium this week.

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Coronavirus: Derby defender Curtis Davies wants government-cleared return date

14 May 2020
By BBC Sport

Derby County defender Curtis Davies believes players will not feel safe to return until a date is cleared by the government.

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Mobile Covid-19 testing facility set up at the Madejski Stadium

14 May 2020
By Chronicle

A mobile Covid-19 testing station has been set up at the Madejski Stadium.

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Coronavirus testing centre to open in Reading

14 May 2020
By getreading@reachplc.com (Jonathan Low)

The armed forces will be running the pop up testing centre

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Quiz: Which football teams do these celebrity fans support?

14 May 2020
By BBC Sport

Do you know who singer Adele, actress Keira Knightley or comedian Frank Skinner support? Have a go at our quiz!

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EFL: Championship clubs aim for 25 May training date after conference meeting

13 May 2020
By BBC Sport

Championship clubs aim to clear a 25 May return to training date, as part of plans to resume the 2019-20 season.

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Poll of football fans suggests football return will NOT boost morale for the majority

13 May 2020
By Chronicle

Almost three-quarters of people would not see the return of football as a boost to their morale during the pandemic, according to a YouGov poll.

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Adam Clayton: Middlesbrough midfielder believes players should have say over return

13 May 2020
By BBC Sport

Footballers should be allowed to choose whether it is right for them to return to playing, says Middlesbrough midfielder Adam Clayton.

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EXCLUSIVE: The story behind Gylfi Sigurdsson’s move to Hoffenheim - from the man who signed him

13 May 2020
By Chronicle

When you ask most Reading fans of a certain generation who the best player they’ve seen play for the club is, most will respond with ‘Gylfi Sigurdsson’, without hesitation.

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Bowen on Puscas to Fenerbahce transfer speculation

13 May 2020
By getreading@reachplc.com (Jonathan Low)

The Romanian striker continues to be linked with the Turkish club less than a year since joining Royals

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Charlton Athletic: Lee Bowyer says using points per game to decide season not fair

12 May 2020
By BBC Sport

Charlton manager Lee Bowyer says using a points per game method to decide the final Championship table would be "scandalous".

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Joy? Drama? Despair? We want your final-day memories

12 May 2020
By BBC Sport

With the football season still on hold indefinitely, we want to relive your memories of a final day of the football season.

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Fulham reach Europa League final: Ten years on from one of football's unlikeliest odysseys

12 May 2020
By BBC Sport

Fulham beat the holders, the German champions, the final hosts and one of the tournament favourites in an incredible Europa League run in 2010.

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Football MAY return behind closed doors next month according to latest guidelines

11 May 2020
By Chronicle

The Championship will not return until June 1 at the earliest according to the latest guidance document released by the UK government.

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Government give green light for return of football ahead of EFL meeting

11 May 2020
By getreading@reachplc.com (Josh Challies, Robert Warlow)

Reading FC and the other Championship clubs all have nine games remaining in the 2019/20 season, with the EFL set to meet later this week to discuss the way forward

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Former skipper Jobi Mcanuff: "I don't feel that safety can be guaranteed"

11 May 2020
By Chronicle

Former Reading FC captain Jobi Mcanuff has raised concerns about the impact that Covid-19 is having on the BAME community.

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Dan Ashworth has warning for Reading FC and their Championship rivals

09 May 2020
By getreading@reachplc.com (Elliott Jackson, Robert Warlow)

Brighton's technical director Dan Ashworth believes the idea of Premier League B teams playing in the Football League could be put back on the table to help support clubs

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'Stressful' - ex Reading striker opens up on exit to Italy

09 May 2020
By getreading@reachplc.com (Jonathan Low)

American forward Andrija Novakovich has been speaking about his move to Frosinone last summer

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Clubs may have to 'share resources' when game restarts after pandemic

09 May 2020
By BBC Sport

The controversial concept of B teams may be back on the agenda as football tries to navigate a way through Covid-19, Brighton technical director Dan Ashworth says.

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Reading record gives hope of surge in attendance when football returns

09 May 2020
By getreading@reachplc.com (David Dubas-Fisher-READ, Robert Warlow)

Average attendances at Reading and other clubs in the Premier League and English Football League surged after the Second World War, when football had a six-year hiatus

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Gary Neville delivers his verdict on claims over the 2019/20 EFL season

08 May 2020
By getreading@reachplc.com (Jamie Kemble, Robert Warlow)

Former Manchester United defender Gary Neville has said he cannot see the 2019/20 season completed in League One and League Two, amid claims the current campaign could end

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On This Day

07 May 2020
By Hob Nob Anyone?

We are now at the point of the year when the season usually wraps up, but instead, due to the Covid-19 outbreak, Reading are left with nine games left to play.

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Top Performers for Reading FC - 2019-20

07 May 2020
By Hob Nob Anyone?

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Villa chief says Premier League should be prioritised over EFL, despite financial strain

07 May 2020
By Chronicle

Aston Villa chief executive Christian Purslow has said that the Premier League needs to be protected above leagues lower down the football period due to the money it generates.

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Sky Sports aiming to show more Championship games under fresh plans

07 May 2020
By getreading@reachplc.com (Josh Challies, Robert Warlow)

Professional football in England is currently suspended indefinitely, but broadcasters are reportedly trying to ensure that more fixtures are shown live when football returns

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Reading FC and their rivals could welcome fans back later this year

07 May 2020
By getreading@reachplc.com (Elliott Jackson, Robert Warlow)

Prime Minister Boris Johnson is expected to address the nation on Sunday to provide an update on the lockdown measures currently in place across the United Kingdom

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English Football League: Can you rank these EFL players by their international caps?

07 May 2020
By BBC Sport

How well do you know your internationals? Can you rank these EFL players by the numbers of caps they have won?

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Reading's all-time attendance for football league tops 15 million people

07 May 2020
By getreading@reachplc.com (Robert Warlow, David Dubas-Fisher-READ)

The top four divisions of professional football in England have a cumulative attendance of 2.

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Leeds United: Championship leaders want to play out season says Tyler Roberts

06 May 2020
By BBC Sport

Leeds United want to finish the season by earning promotion to the Premier League on the field, says striker Tyler Roberts.

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EFL club officials on the challenges posed by the coronavirus pandemic

06 May 2020
By BBC Sport

BBC Sport speaks to four senior EFL club officials about the challenges facing the three divisions because of the coronavirus pandemic.

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Premier League defends parachute payments structure after criticism

06 May 2020
By getreading@reachplc.com (Elliott Jackson, Robert Warlow)

EFL chairman Rick Parry has been critical of the parachute payments system, but the Premier League claim that the payments are a vital mechanism to support clubs

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Coronavirus: EFL club doctors differ on restart plans

06 May 2020
By BBC Sport

EFL club doctors are split over restart plans and smaller clubs may struggle to abide by social distancing and testing requirements, according to a leading medic.

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Huddersfield Town: Mark Devlin confirmed as chief executive

05 May 2020
By BBC Sport

Huddersfield Town confirm interim chief executive Mark Devlin has been appointed on a full-time basis.

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Reading FC: EFL chair warns 2020-21 season may not start until crowds can return

05 May 2020
By Chronicle

The 2020-21 English Football League season may not start until crowds are allowed back into matches as its chairman Rick Parry said the desire to finish the current season was more to do with sporting integrity than a financial imperative.

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Reading FC chief exec remains hopeful of investment, despite Covid-19 uncertainty

05 May 2020
By Chronicle

Reading FC chief executive Nigel Howe has confirmed that he remains hopeful that owner Dai Yongge will invest further into the squad, despite increased pressure from FFP regulations.

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Wage caps are essential to control costs, says EFL chairman

05 May 2020
By getreading@reachplc.com (Elliott Jackson, Josh Challies)

The financial landscape is likely to look very different when football returns

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Rick Parry: English Football League clubs face '£200m hole' by September

05 May 2020
By BBC Sport

English Football League chairman Rick Parry says the season needs to be concluded before 31 July and that clubs face a "£200m hole".

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Reading FC: EFL chairman warns clubs face a £200m financial hole by September

05 May 2020
By Chronicle

English Football League chairman Rick Parry has warned his clubs face a £200m financial hole by September.

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Long-term Reading FC absentees now back to fitness, club confirm

05 May 2020
By Chronicle

Reading FC have released an injury update on a number of long-term first team absentees, who have been continuing their rehabilitation work during the current lockdown period.

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Kyle Edwards: West Bromwich Albion activate one-year option in forward's deal

05 May 2020
By BBC Sport

West Brom take up a one-year option on Kyle Edwards' deal and will resume talks on a longer extension after the pandemic.

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Reading FC: EFL cancel remaining fixtures for academy sides across the country

05 May 2020
By Chronicle

The EFL have confirmed that remaining fixtures this season for academy sides across the country have been cancelled.

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FA chairman Greg Clarke warns football fans over the return of fixtures

04 May 2020
By getreading@reachplc.com (Connor O'Neill, Robert Warlow)

The Championship and all other professional football leagues in England remain suspended indefinitely at the moment, although plans are being discussed over a possible return

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Reading FC given stark financial warning as EFL clubs await news of return

04 May 2020
By getreading@reachplc.com (Connor O'Neill, Robert Warlow)

Professional football in England remains suspended indefinitely, with no date as yet for the possible resumption of the Championship and other divisions in England

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Nigel Howe hopeful Reading owner will continue investing in club

03 May 2020
By getreading@reachplc.com (Jonathan Low)

The chief exec has warned, however, that Dai Yongge will want to see results sooner rather than later

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Cardiff City: Neil Harris expects football wage drop because of coronavirus

02 May 2020
By BBC Sport

Cardiff City boss Neil Harris believes the coronavirus crisis will lead to a drop in player wages throughout English football.

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Championship clubs considering new £7,000 a week salary cap

02 May 2020
By getreading@reachplc.com (Jonathan Low, Jamie Kemble)

The new measures would require huge reductions in future contracts

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Championship: Experts at University of Reading predict the 'final table'

02 May 2020
By BBC Sport

How would the Championship have ended without coronavirus? Experts at University of Reading predict the "final table".

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Reading winger Garath McCleary open to Oxford United switch

01 May 2020
By getreading@reachplc.com (Jonathan Low)

The midfielder came close to joining the League One club last summer

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EFL confirm stance over 2019/20 season in letter to Reading FC and their rivals

01 May 2020
By getreading@reachplc.com (Elliott Jackson, Robert Warlow)

The English Football League is currently suspended indefinitely, but the chairman of the EFL has written to every club in the Championship, League One and League Two

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Reading FC and their Championship rivals given warning over fans returning

01 May 2020
By getreading@reachplc.com (Jamie Kemble, Robert Warlow)

Sporting authorities are reportedly considering plans that could see professional football played behind closed doors until at least Christmas and even into 2021

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Carabao Cup could be under threat next season amid Premier League plans

01 May 2020
By getreading@reachplc.com (Robert Warlow)

Premier League clubs are set to discuss Project Restart at a meeting today, which could have an impact on other competitions, including the Carabao Cup next season

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EFL: Jimmy Glass and Paul Caddis feature in most memorable final days

01 May 2020
By BBC Sport

An injury time goal from a goalkeeper and winner-takes-all drama feature in BBC Sport's most memorable EFL final days.

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