Rumours developed into reports last night that Steve Clarke was set to be named the new Fulham manager, coming as quite a shock to most of the Reading fanbase. With the Royals set to face Bolton Wanderers on Saturday, Clarke was due to address the media today ahead of the clash against the administration-threatened Trotters.
That press conference has been cancelled.
Press conference cancelled by #readingfc.— Charles Watts (@charles_watts) November 19, 2015
Obviously that gives a clue in itself as to Clarke's thoughts - and confirms at the very least that negotiations are ongoing. It seems the Scot is on the way out, and there's perhaps no turning back now.
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