Reading hoped the Madejski Stadium would treat them kinder than Ewood Park as they took on struggling Rotherham. You can find full pre and post-match coverage right here.
The cherry on top of the icing on top of the cake came post-Rotherham, as Adkins confirmed that McCleary is now in contention for games with the first team squad.
With clubs voting to change FFP rules today, how could this affect Reading? We have a look at the latest developments...
Reading faced Rotherham United on Tuesday for the first of back-to-back games at the Madejski. Bucks Royal analysed the game with his 5 Things from the 3-0 win.
Over the past fortnight we've witnessed six matches, FA Cup progression, a red card and a goal. Find out how all our loanees got on over the past fortnight here. We've got it all covered.
More injury news as a Reading defender picks up another knock on Tuesday night.
After a week off, Wimb and Get Reading's Charles Watts link up to bring you the very latest news ahead of tomorrow's Championship clash with Charlton, including injury updates on Anton Ferdinand, Garath McCleary and Danny Guthrie.
The Royals were aiming to get their second win in a week against 10th placed Charlton. You can find full pre and post-match coverage right here.
A slightly more positive summary of the news stories on the Royals after the win against Rotherham.
After a disappointing defeat to Charlton, The Tilehurst End wants to know: should Adkins stay or go?