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2014/15 Analysis & Opinion

Opinion and analysis from the 2014/15 season

He Wasn't The Next Terry, He Was Our Pearce

As Alex Pearce prepares to complete his move to Derby, Wimb looks back on the defender's time in Berkshire that will forever be linked to one comment from a former Reading boss.

OPINION: Farewell Feds - We'll Miss You

With Adam Federici having recently completed his move to AFC Bournemouth, Euan Cunningham looks at why he thought the Australian keeper was one of Reading's best and most consistent performers.

OPINION: Why I'm Glad 'Fumblerici' Is Gone

While most fans have been quick to lament the departure of Reading goalkeeper Adam Federici, one Royals fan isn't shedding too many tears.

Reading FC's 2014/15 Story Of The Season: Part 2

In the second part of our seasonal review, Handbags Harris reflects on the incredible FA Cup run which took Reading to Wembley, and some up-and-down results in the Championship that saw the Royals finish in 19th place.

Reading Rookie Of The Year Vote: 2014/15

We've had our Player of the Season vote but which young newcomer also deserves recognition? Have your say in our inaugural Reading FC Rookie of the Year vote.

Reading FC 2014/15 Report Cards: Forwards

The rest of the side have already been through the report card treatment, now it's Wimb's turn to grade Reading's forward line in 2014/15.

Reading 2014/15 Report Cards: Wingers

Our 2014/15 season report card series continues, with Bucks taking a look at how the wingers.

Reading 2014/15 Report Cards: Central Midfielders

After Marc took a look at the goalkeepers and defenders, Wimb casts an eye on how Reading FC's central midfielders performed in 2014/15.

Reading FC's 2014/15 Story Of The Season: Part 1

Handbags Harris takes an in-depth look at the highs and lows of the season in the first of a two-part look-back.

2014/15 Report Card: Defenders

After handling the goalkeepers, Marc tackles the Reading defence of 2014/15 in our latest report card of the campaign just passed.

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2014/15 Report Card: Goalkeepers

With the 2014/15 campaign quickly fading into history, we'll use what memory we have to take a closer look at each component of the Royals squad. Here, Marc starts us off with the goalkeepers.

Four Corners - 2014/15

Our post-season analysis continues, with Bucks taking an alternative look at the 2014/15 campaign. Here are his four key talking points...

A Goodbye To Reading's 2014/15 Season

So that's it folks! After nine months and 46 games the season is over for Reading FC, but what have we learned from this season and what could be around the corner?

Michael Hector: Built For The Premier League

In a season of destitute individual performances, Marc takes a look at the future of one of Reading's stars of the 2014/15 campaign, Michael Hector.

Reading 1-2 Arsenal: Key Moments

Breaking the match down into bitesize chinks, @jonnyscott862 shows us the key moments that defined Reading's first FA Cup Semi Final in 88 years.

Player Of The Season: The Contenders

Voting is now open for the official Reading FC Player of the Season award. To help you make your decision we look at the players with the highest ratings from our match reporters.

My 2015-16 Reading Starting Line-Up

No, it's not a Ref-Watch, but Olly is here looking at a possible line-up for Reading next season...

Tilehurst End Debate: Contract Renewals

Eleven players who have made first team appearances for Reading FC have contracts that end this summer. Here's our verdict on which players we would like to stay and a chance for you to have your say too.

Are Reading Struggling To Sell-Out Wembley?

As the club miss out on their target of selling out the FA Cup semi-final with Arsenal, Marc tackles the big issue of the international break.

Charlton 3-2 Reading: Four Corners

Reading surrendered a lead on Saturday to come away with no points from the Valley, but Bucks finds some positives in his alternate take on the match.

Wembley Tickets: Fair Is Fair

I don't deserve to go, but that's okay.

Do Reading Need A Singing Section At Wembley?

With tickets for Reading's first FA Cup semi-final going on sale next week, we ask whether Royals fan who want to stand and sing should try to get tickets in the same areas?

Why You Should Be Glad You're A Royal

Ever thought you had a hard life being a Reading fan? Well maybe you should think again...

View From The Town End: Zat Knight

With Reading FC signing defender Zat Knight, we thought we'd get an opinion from a man who's seen plenty of the defender - Bolton fan Mark Yesilevskiy

The Karacan Conundrum: Where Does He Fit?

Jem Karacan continues on his journey to full fitness following a lengthy injury lay-off, but where does he fit in the midfield jigsaw Clarke is trying to solve?

Sweet Caroline: Make It Happen

It's time to get behind a Reading club anthem. Bucks Royal makes a plea to make Sweet Caroline a regular track at the Mad Stad.

Four Corners: Bradford 0-0 Reading

So our FA Cup quarter-final goes to a Mad Stad replay for the chance to face Arsenal, here's how @handbags_harris saw the game in our Four Corners feature.

Bolton 1-1 Reading: Four Corners

Our embryonic Four Corners feature started with a loss, now we have a draw, so hopefully one of the guys is doing the win on Saturday! For the time being, @davemc_exile is here with his look at the draw with Bolton.

Why A Media Blackout Suits Reading

2015 has, so far, seen the media ignore Reading more than ever. Is this a depressing sign of our irrelevance and insignificance, or the perfect cover for success? ThatMarcMayo's sources break the facts...

Reading 0-3 Nottingham Forest: Four Corners

Reading's defeat on Saturday gives birth to a brand new post-match analysis feature for the Tilehurst End. Here are Bucks Royal's four key points from the Nottingham Forest game.

The Case For McCleary In The Hole

The Royals are desperately lacking that sparkle in the middle of the field, and Hoops thinks it can come from a positional change for one of Reading's star players.