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The Tilehurst End Round-up: 17-23 November

We've had a busy week here at The Tilehurst End. Missed something?

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Cardiff City FC v Reading FC: Full Coverage

After a fortnight off the Royals were back in action this weekend. The 18th game of the season saw Reading cross the River Severn to visit the unimaginatively named Cardiff City Stadium where they faced the red wearing Bluebirds.

Points to Prove? Delving into our Reading FC Player Ratings for 2014/15

You're used to seeing our player ratings on a game-by-game basis, and even over a month in our player of the month but what can the scores and averages for the 17 league games so far tell us?

The Season So Far in Numbers

17 games in Reading sat in 14th place with 21 points with a goal difference of -5. @WilliamOwain brought us some more numbers that may paint a picture of the Royals' season so far.

The Tilehurst End: Help Wanted

We're always looking to grow and expand this very portal and to do so we're on the lookout for a few volunteers. So if you've ever fancied helping us out and expanding your own writing experience, here's your chance.

Separating The Waffle From The Chaff: When Do You Sack The Manager?

Manager sackings are increasingly prevalent in the footballing world, as is the propensity of drivel launched by desperate managers in media interviews. Here, Marc asks: Are the two linked?

McCleary fit for Cardiff

The star winger told GetReading he was fit for the Cardiff game on Friday.

REPORT: Samrit flying in to discuss future of Nigel Adkins

Samrit Bunditkitsada, who's been heavily associated with the club's new Thai ownership group, has reportedly flown over to the UK to meet with the club's board, with the future of Reading's manager one of the items on his agenda.

UPDATE: Midfielder ruled out for THREE MONTHS

Concerning developments for Reading's fitness department as another player falls victim to a lengthy injury.

Reading FC Internationals Report: November 2014

Marc brings us the latest Reading FC international report, with the likes of Hope Akpan, Chris Gunter, and Andrija Novakovich coming back from abroad with plenty of stories to tell...

Adkins: Losing Akpan is a big blo

The Reading boss told the media it's a big blow for him to lose the ever-improving Hope Akpan for three months, but has backed the likes of Kuhl, Tshibola, and the returning Karacan to fill the void.

If You Tolerate This, Then Your Club Could Be Next!

Friday's mid-table clash at the Cardiff City Stadium was the first time that Reading have faced a Cardiff team with a red home kit. William Owain believes that Royals fans should have sympathy for their counterparts' continuing struggle.

The Tilehurst End Podcast Extra - With The Reading Post: November 21

Wimb and Charles Watts return to look ahead to Friday night's trip to Cardiff and get the very latest injury developments for players including Garath McCleary, Anton Ferdinand, Jem Karacan and plenty of others.

Royals News Bites - 21st November

A pick of the best Reading FC news stories from the international break.

Win a Reading FC Scarf Thanks To Savile Rogue

For the fourth straight year we're delighted to announce that we're giving away a luxury scarf in Reading FC colours through our friends at Savile Rogue. All you have to so is answer one simple question below.

Former Reading FC player not Le Fond of his reception

Former Reading striker Adam Le Fondre took to social media on Friday night to share his feelings on the travelling Reading FC fans, safe to say he wasn't gushing about them.

Loan Watch: Moore defeated in FA Cup replay

Find out how our young keepers George Legg, Stuart Moore and Aleksander Gogic got on this week.

How To Tame Your Dragon...Badly. Very Badly

Bobbins draws the shortest of short straws as he trawls through the wreckage by the River Taff (and Ely.)

Norwich City v Reading FC: You Choose The Squad

So another week, another defeat for Reading so what would you do to change things? Vote on your 18 who you want to feature up at Carrow Road to face Norwich.