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2022/23 Analysis & Opinion

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

Where’s Ovie Ejaria?

How can a player turn from the mercurial to missing man of Reading FC so quickly? It’s a story only this club of late could write, but one which surely needs a closer look. Especially given recent outbursts from Paul Ince.

Don’t Hurt Us With Murts – Why Reading Shouldn’t Choose Nostalgia

As rumours circulate that Graeme Murty could return to RG2, like a lot of people B&W Jester’s heart leapt at the idea. However, his head says we should cautiously avoid such an appointment. Here’s why.

Opinion: The Toxic Tenure of Paul Ince

Paul Ince might guide Reading to survival but, for Calum Egan, his personality and painful tactics have made him so sackable.

Is Paul Ince Fit For The Long Term? Tactics And History Explained

Thomas Hill analyses the Reading gaffer in-depth.

In Defence Of Reading Manager Paul Ince And A Plea For Calm

Wimb presents a defence of Paul Ince, looking at the Reading manager’s tactics, media approach and more.

Should Reading Scrap The Academy For A B Team?

It’s a model that is becoming increasingly popular in English football, but would it benefit the Royals?

Discontent Is Understandable, Even If A Further Points Deduction For Reading Isn’t Guaranteed

Is it a bit premature to be too damning at this stage?

Where Does Femi Azeez Fit In At Reading?

Left-wing-back, left-winger, attacking midfielder or up top?

The Dilemma Of Reading’s Left-Wing-Back Situation

Alister weighs up the main options available to Paul Ince on the left flank.

Paul Ince At Reading FC: 12 Months On

Exactly a year on since Paul Ince joined the club, Harry evaluates what he’s got right and what he’s got wrong.

Which Free Agents Should Reading Consider If The Opportunity Arises?

Despite Reading’s wage restrictions, there are still some realistic free agents on the market.

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?