After an international period this week, Nigel Adkins believes the games against Brighton and Leeds are the biggest of the season and will define where we end up.
After working his way through the ranks since he completed his GCSEs in 2001, head groundsman Greg Bolton is leaving his post to become head Groundsman at Fulham. Adam Grantham, who has been in charge of the training ground, takes over Bolton’s role.
Jordan Obita says we "panicked" and instead of keeping the ball and breaking down Yeovil, a criticism levelled at team by many fans in the aftermath of the depressing draw at the weekend. Obita also says we had chances throughout the game to put it beyond Yeovil’s reach, but we failed to do so. He adds that we need to get maximum points from the next 3 games to insure we make the play-offs.
Williams says playing in the World Cup and winning promotion to the Premier League would make 2014 the best year of his life. After returning to the USA squad for their friendly in Cyprus, he says he has to do everything in his power to be selected for the USA World Cup Squad, which means winning promotion to the Premier League with Reading. Kaspars Gorkss (Latvia), Chris Gunter and Hal Robson-Kanu (Wales) are amongst other first team players with international call-ups, whilst a whole host of youth players have earned call ups.
Academy centre-half Pierce Sweeney picked up this award, in face of completion from Manchester United’s Sam Byrne and fellow Royal, Shane Griffin. Sweeney has also been called up to the latest Ireland u’21 squad and is certainly a hot prospect for the future.