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5 Things

Our bitesized post-match analysis of every Reading game.

Five Things From Reading’s Encouraging, Comfortable Carlisle Win

Bobbins analyses a game which again showed Reading seem to be finally clicking.

Five Things From A Reading Away Win That Was So Worth The Wait

Bobbins’ take as the Royals break their away-day curse with a 2-1 win at Wycombe Wanderers.

Five Things From Reading’s Sloppy/Empty/Clueless Defeat To Shrewsbury Town

Take your pick of grim adjectives.

Five Things From Reading’s Haunting Draw With Bristol Rovers

Bobbins’ in-depth post-match analysis from Tuesday’s 1-1.

Five Things From Reading's Pretty Fortunate FA Cup Win Over MK Dons

Bobbins reports on a 3-2 cup win over the Dons.

Five Things From A Pre-Match March And Defeat To Portsmouth

Bobbins’ reflections from the March Before We Dai (for which he was a marshal) and the subsequent home defeat to Pompey.

Five Things From Reading’s Deflating Defeat To Fleetwood Town

Bobbins’ autopsy from a bad night at the SCL.

Five Things From Reading’s Collapse At Charlton Athletic

Bobbins dissects a 4-0 battering at The Valley.

Five Things From An Enjoyable Derby Win Over Swindon

We saw the duality of Reading in full force: after a rough day on the road at Leyton Orient, the Royals bounced back by battering Swindon Town in the cup 5-0.

Five Things From Reading’s Error-Prone Late Defeat At Leyton Orient

Bobbins is back with Five Things to delve into the latest away league defeat.

Five Things From Another Away Disasterclass, This Time At Blackpool

Bobbins’ post-mortem after Reading fall apart at Blackpool.

Nine Things From Reading’s Heavy Win At Exeter City

A temporary rebrand for the customary ‘Five Things’ column in honour of a famous night at Exeter.

Five Things From Reading’s Impressive Win Over Bolton

Bobbins analyses an excellent performance and win over in-form Bolton.

Five Things From Another Away Defeat, This Time At Cambridge United

Reading fell to a Monday night loss at Cambridge United, continuing a winless away run that’s now gone for almost 300 days.

Five Things From Reading’s Shoot-Out Cup Exit To Ipswich Town

Another narrow defeat, Reading’s problematic wide defending and an impressive Michael Craig all feature in Bobbins’ post-match assessment.

Five Things From Reading’s Late Defeat At Exeter City

Bobbins talks us through a frustrating loss in Devon.

Five Things From Reading’s Fun Win Over Stevenage

Bobbins analyses an enjoyable 2-0 against Stevenage, which made it two home victories on the bounce.

Five Things From Reading’s Youthful Win Over Cheltenham Town

There were plenty of positives for Bobbins to pick out after a young Reading side ground out a 1-0 win over Cheltenham Town at the SCL.

Five Things From Reading’s Mind-Numbing Defeat At Port Vale

Bobbins on Andy Carroll, tactical deficiencies, where Reading go from here, and other takeaways from a drab 1-0 loss at Port Vale.

Five Things From Reading’s Long-Awaited Dream Of A Win At Millwall

Bobbins analyses an outstanding performance and result that’s majorly changed the outlook at Reading.

Five Things From Reading’s Opening-Day Defeat To Peterborough United

Bobbins has a closer look at the first game of the Ruben Selles era.

Five Things From Reading’s Beached Performance At Huddersfield Town

Any hopes of an entertaining send-off from the Championship were in vain: Reading were just as bad at Huddersfield as they have been so many times this season.

Five Things From Reading’s Huffy-Puffy Draw With Wigan Athletic

Bobbins dissects a 1-1 draw, secured by Yakou Meite late on, that just wasn’t good enough for Reading’s survival hopes.

Five Things From Reading’s Limp Loss To Coventry City

Bobbins’ assessment of a rough afternoon for Reading - bad not only for how our game played out, but also for results elsewhere.

Five Things From Reading’s Conflicting Draw With Luton Town

Bobbins assesses a match that yielded another creditable point, but could have brought more, were it not for Andy Carroll’s red card.

Five Things From Reading’s Passionate Goalless Draw With Burnley

Bobbins on an excellent Reading performance that yielded a draw which felt like a win.

Five Things From Another Dire Reading Defeat, This Time To Preston

The Royals were second best for most of the game, and lost it late on

Five Things From Reading’s Painful Draw With Birmingham City

Bobbins analyses a damning draw that’s left the Royals in the bottom three.

Five Things From Reading’s Lacklustre Draw With Hull City

Bobbins on a largely wayward, frustrating display against the Tigers that increased relegation concerns.

Five Things From A Defeat To Millwall Bereft Of Attacking Quality

Bobbins picks apart a poor home defeat to Millwall in which Reading came up short offensively and tactically, with the gaffer not covering himself in glory with his comments either.

Five Things From Reading Being Outclassed By Sheffield United

Bobbins’ post-match analysis as promotion-seeking Sheffield United prove a class above in Tuesday’s 1-0 at the SCL.

Five Things From A 5-0 Battering At Middlesbrough

A spineless and sloppy performance on the road was duly punished by the hosts.