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Newsbites - 28/29 April 2011

Newsbites 28/29 April 2011

Many sources are reporting links between Shane Long and Everton these last two days - Footballfancast, Tribal Football, Daily Express, Liverpool Daily Post and the Daily Mail, in fact. The same quotes from Shane as with the last set of rumours, though - but with many outlets picking up on the story, it looks increasingly likely Shane'll be gone if Reading don't get promoted this season.

But fear not! Reading have signed two young Australian brothers - Cameron Edwards is 19, plays in central midfield and has played for Australia at youth level, whilst his brother Ryan came from the Australian Institute of Sport and has played for Australia U20s.

Two articles with Brian McDermott talking about turning around results at the Ricoh, one from Get Reading and the other from theReading Chronicle. An extended interview with him is also available on the OS.

Hal Robson-Kanu keen to prove his worth - Get Reading  

Hal talks about Brian's guidance and Jimmy's possible return at the Ricoh.

Unleash Jimmy Kebe says Jay Tabb - Get Reading 

Ex-Sky Blue Tabb talks to Jonny Fordham about his recent omissions from the starting XI, Coventry's recent results and the power of winger Jimmy Kebe.

Tabb expecting tough City test - Vital Coventry City

Rehash of the comments on the above Getreading article.

No more 'schoolboy' stuff from promotion-chasing Royals - GiveMeFootball

Noel Hunt on picking up the form that led us to a play-off spot at the Ricoh Arena.

Battle for Vincelot - Sky Sports

Sky Sports are reporting that Reading, as well as a few other Championship teams, are interested in Dagenham & Redbridge's full-back turned central midfielder Romain Vincelot.

And apparently there was a wedding today or something...? Nigel Gibbs gives his thoughts on the OS.