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2018/19 Analysis & Opinion

Steve Clarke: The Trouble With Hindsight

The former Reading boss’ stock is rising, but it’s a far cry from his time with us.

What Is Financial Fair Play And Why Should We Care?

Ahead of a tough summer for Reading, here’s everything you need to know about how FFP will affect the Royals.

Reading’s Lack Of Captaincy Candidates Is A Concern

The club will be at a mini-turning point when four-year captain Paul McShane departs this summer.

The Story of Reading’s 2018/19 Season

How will you look back on the campaign?

Emi Martinez: Arsenal Understudy Or Reading Number One?

After an eye-catching loan spell at the Madejski Stadium, Martinez is at a crossroads in his career.

Here’s To You, John O’Shea

The Irishman has called time on what’s been a remarkable 20-year career.

Nigel Howe On Investment And Identity In Club Statement

What we learned from the CEO about Reading’s current state and future plans.

Reading Should Keep John O'Shea On As A Coach

The Irishman will hang his boots up after the Birmingham City game.

Five Reasons Why Reading Avoided Relegation

A number of factors played their part in making sure the Royals will be in the Championship next season.

Jose Gomes: The Man Who Saved Our Season?

The Portuguese manager’s impact in Berkshire has been remarkable.

We Have Our Club Back

Six months ago, the distance between the club and the fans couldn’t have been bigger.

Would Reading Miss John Swift?

OPINION: Relegation Could Be A Blessing In Disguise

Dropping into the third tier may give the Royals an opportunity to rebuild.

Gritty Draws Are Vital For Reading In This Relegation Fight

A point gained is a point gained.

Oliveira Injury Leaves Reading Struggling For Goals

The Royals have been dealt a huge blow by the news that the Norwich loanee could be out for the season.

Why Dropped Points Are Behind Reading’s Relegation Woes

The Royals’ inability to see games out has cost us dearly this season.

How Reading Can Replace Andy Rinomhota

A few ideas that Jose Gomes should bear in mind.

The Love Is Starting To Return

Jose Gomes is changing the mood at the Mad Stad.

Reading Are Creating A Siege Mentality Out Of The Tyrone Mings Stamp

The Royals are making the most out of Saturday’s incident.

Why The FA Should Rethink Their Retrospective Action Rule

No further action is to be taken against Tyrone Mings following an alleged stamp on Nelson Oliveira at the weekend.

The Winners And Losers From Reading’s January Transfer Business

A closer look at the impact the January window had on Reading Football Club.

What Reading Could Do On Transfer Deadline Day

A closer look at what we should expect to see happen on January 31.

Is Reading’s Loan-Heavy Transfer Strategy A Wise Choice?

Olly assesses the pros and cons of the loan system, which Reading have used to full effect this month.

Why Signing Matt Miazga Means So Much To Me

The American defender's arrival has gone down very well with Reading fans from across the pond.

Why The Signing Of Emiliano Martinez Makes Sense

The Argentinian may well be the final piece in Jose Gomes' puzzle.

Where Does Nelson Oliveira's Arrival Leave Reading's Other Strikers?

The Royals now have eight strikers on the books, so what should we do with them?

Why We Need John Swift

The playmaker has split opinions since he joined in 2016, but Harry believes he is one of the most promising players in the league.

The Positivity Of Being Positive Is So Positive

Reading might still be in the relegation zone, but optimism levels have been given a boost.

Three Realistic Wide Signings That Would Give Reading Creativity

Reading need more options out wide, and should consider bringing in one of these players.

What Reading Need To Do In The January Transfer Window

Besides ‘signing good players’, that is.

2018: Reading Football Club’s Annus Horribilis

Well, that was terrible.

What Jose Gomes Will Bring To Reading

We ‘Ave a look at Jose Gomes’ record at his previous club to see what he could bring to Berkshire.