News bites is a quick roundup of some of what's being said about the Royals in the press each day.
Federici 'Raring to go' - Reading Chronicle
Adam Federici says that he's raring to go and ready to play on Saturday, but realises he faces a battle to displace Alex McCarthy
Ashdown looking forward to Reading return - Portsmouth OS
Nice quotes from former Reading keeper Jamie Ashdown, talking about returning to the Mad Stad and his experiences watching Reading as a teenager.
McDermott delighted with new contract - Reading FC OS
Interview with Brian on the OS talking about his new deal, his approach to management and some praise for Reading fans.
Long 'happy to be playing' - Daily Star
Small article in the Daily Star with some quotes from Shane crediting his recent International form to regular first team football at Reading
Long 'more to come' - BBC Sport
Shane promises there's more to come from him this season, as he talks to BBC Radio Berkshire. There's some audio included from the interview.