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2022/23 Analysis & Opinion

All the analysis and opinion content we had about Reading in the 2022/23 season.

What Cesare Casadei Will Bring To Reading

The Royals’ one and only January signing is a distinctly different style of midfielder to the ones currently available to Paul Ince.

Reading Have Nothing To Lose At Old Trafford – Why Not Dare To Dream?

Que sera, sera.

Despite An Exciting Manchester United FA Cup Tie, The League Should Be Reading’s Priority

Adam argues that, while Saturday night may bring excitement, the Championship has to be the Royals’ main concern at this stage.

Five Things Paul Ince Should Consider To Overcome Stoke City

Murray previews the Royals’ trip to Championship strugglers Stoke City.

Poor Fan Treatment Makes Reading’s FA Cup Trip To Manchester United Feel Hollow

Reading’s travelling fans are facing £46 tickets and a Saturday 8pm kick-off if they’re to make the upcoming FA Cup trip to Old Trafford.

Andy Carroll: Reading’s Useful But Limited Veteran Striker

An in-depth look at what’s gone right and wrong for the Big Geordie at Reading so far.

What Can Reading Get Out Of Saturday’s FA Cup Tie With Watford?

As Sim explains, Reading potentially stand to gain a lot from Saturday’s FA Cup game against Watford - and not just a spot in the fourth round.

Liam Moore: The Return Of Reading’s Prodigal Son

With Liam Moore set to return for Saturday’s FA Cup match against Watford, Harry dissects the turbulent situation that's surrounded the former captain.

New Year’s Resolutions For Reading’s 2023

The Royals’ midfield, home form and community links are some of the key areas of attention for Ben as Reading head into 2023.

2022: The Year Reading Came Back From The Brink

2022 was the year Reading gazed into the abyss and took a step back.

Reading’s 2022/23 Midterm Squad Report: Forwards

Adam and Sim run the rule over Reading’s strikers.

Reading’s 2022/23 Midterm Squad Report: Midfielders

Sim examines how Reading’s midfielders have fared in the first half of the 2022/23 campaign.

Reading’s 2022/23 Midterm Squad Report: Centre Backs

Including some who’ve really impressed and a few who’ve been badly affected by injury.

Reading’s 2022/23 Midterm Squad Report: Wing Backs

Sim assesses how the season’s gone for Reading’s four wing-backs so far.

Reading’s 2022/23 Midterm Squad Report: Goalkeepers

Sim kicks off our midseason squad review with a look at how Reading’s two ‘keepers have fared so far.

How Would Former Reading Managers Set Up This Squad?

Sim examines what a Steve Coppell, Jaap Stam or Jose Gomes 2022/23 Reading side might look like.

The Curious Case of Amadou Mbengue

The 20-year-old arrived with little fanfare on a short-term contract lasting until January but, having shown his potential, Reading will do well to keep him.

TTE Roundtable: The Highs And Lows Of Reading’s 2022/23 So Far

Some of TTE’s finest minds got together (virtually) to unpack the first half of the 2022/23 season.

Reading’s Reassuringly Middling 2022/23 Season So Far

Not great, not terrible, but Reading are well on track to achieve this season’s objective and stay in the division.

Reading Have Come A Long Way On Fan Engagement, But There’s Further To Go

The club have made commendably quick and substantial progress this year in how they engage with supporters in a variety of ways.

Paul Ince And The Art Of Expectation Management

Is the Reading boss tempering expectations or showing a lack of ambition?

Further Reading: The Next Stage Of The Royals’ Evolution Under Paul Ince

Sim argues that Reading would be well served by becoming a more dangerous attacking force, and explains how that could happen in practice.

What Reading Have Got Right And Wrong So Far

Alister Hargraves assesses how the 2022/23 season is shaping up for Reading so far.

How Hard-Working Tom Ince Embodies This Reading Team

Tom, and his father Paul, continue to prove the doubters wrong.

Reading Had A Coherent And Sensible Summer 2022 Window

An in-depth look at how the Royals' last couple of months of transfer activity unfolded.

Calling Lucas Joao ‘Lazy’ Is An Unfair Oversimplification

Joao’s come in for criticism after a poor all-round showing at Bramall Lane on Tuesday night.

Further Reading: The Royals’ Midweek Masterclass Against Blackburn Rovers

Sim adds some context around an excellent performance against Blackburn: how good it was, why it happened and how it happened.

It’s Always Darkest Before The Dawn

After the optimism of a win against Cardiff and the Fans Forum, the Rotherham battering brought us back down to earth with a thud. Ben highlights why patience is vital - a mentality shift will take time.

TTE Roundtable: How Reading’s 2022/23 Will Play Out

Five of TTE’s finest minds answer the biggest questions ahead of the new season.

Personal Connections Have (Probably) Been Vital To Reading’s Summer Recruitment

In near impossible circumstances, Paul Ince and Mark Bowen are proving the value of their contacts in the transfer market.

OPINION: Liam Moore Should Depart Reading For Good Now

Traditionally captains either make way or go down with the ship. But is Reading’s former captain inadvertently drilling more holes into the decks, despite keeping silent?

What We Learned From Reading’s 2-0 Defeat To Benfica

The Royals’ first viewable friendly of the summer provided some interesting information about the team going forwards.