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Reading U23 3-3 Norwich City U23: Match Report

The points were shared in an entertaining match at the Select Car Leasing Stadium, following goals from Michael Stickland, Malachi Talent-Aryeetey, and Mamadi Camara.

Reading U23 0-2 Nottingham Forest U23: Match Report

Two second-half goals undid the Royals in what proved to be a frustrating evening under the lights.

Charlton Athletic U23 3-0 Reading U23: Match Report

A PL Cup defeat for the young Royals marked their first loss of the season, following goals from James Vennings, Euan Williams, and Johl Powell.

Like In 2014/15, The Academy Will Be A Vital Asset For Reading

Guest writer Sam Michael explains why, whatever happens for Reading in the transfer market, the academy will be a source of optimism.

Midweek Musings: The Potential Of Femi Azeez And Dejan Tetek

Doom and gloom aside, two Reading starlets have a real chance to make a huge impact on the squad, and the Championship this year.

How Reading’s Academy Is Key To Future Success

Louis explains the importance of young players coming through to the Royals this season.

John O’Shea And Eddie Niedzwiecki Depart Reading, Seven Academy Players Sign On

The club’s squad and backroom staff are shaping up that bit more ahead of next season.

Thierry Nevers Sold To West Ham

The young forward will join the Premier League side when the transfer window opens in early June.

Michael Morrison Extends Contract, Full Retained List Released

Reading have put out their full list of which out-of-contract players are staying and which are going; the big news is that Morro’s staying put for another year.

Luke Southwood Set To Stay Until 2023

Having been due to leave this summer, the young ‘keeper has signed a new two-year contract.

Sam Smith Opens Up On Cheltenham Town Move

Reading striker Sam Smith talks about how he’s getting on in his loan spell at Cheltenham Town - who are top of League Two.

Further Reading: The Royals’ Young Contingent At Luton

An in-depth look at what Reading’s young talent offered the side in the FA Cup defeat at Saturday and what their futures could hold.

Interview: Harry Cardwell Drawing On Reading FA Youth Cup Success For Chorley’s Clash With Derby County

The former Royals youngster, now with sixth-tier Chorley, is hoping to pull off a giant killing against Derby County in the FA Cup this weekend.

The State Of Affairs In Reading’s Academy

Olly assesses how strong a position the Royals’ youth development is in.

Jordan Holsgrove Sold To Celta Vigo

The youngster departs without ever playing for Reading’s first team.

Youth And The Future Of Reading’s Squad Building

As Reading head into another summer rebuild, Sim examines the extent to which the club could - and should - base its squad around the academy.

Reading’s Fantastic Five: What Role Could They Play Next Season?

It could be too early to be making bold predictions about next season...

The ‘What Could Have Been’ Generation Of Reading’s Academy

In 2014, Reading academy sides reached the FA Youth Cup semi finals and won the under-21 Premier League Cup, so why didn’t that success carry over into the first team?

Mass Exodus As Reading Release A Dozen Under-23s

Reading’s under-23s squad looks a little light on the ground going into next season.

Danny Loader Calls Time On Reading Career

He was the only one of Reading’s out-of-contract players to not agree even a temporary extension until the end of the season.

Academy Graduates Galore Next Season? Part Two

After looking at the goalkeeping and defensive positions in part one, our attention switches to midfield and attack.

Academy Graduates Galore Next Season? Part One

In a possible switch of transfer strategy, the Royals could involve more academy graduates in their first team squad next season.

Exclusive: Rob Dickie Says He Has “Unfinished Business” At Reading

The Tilehurst End chats to the Royals academy graduate, now at Oxford United.

Interview: Sami Friðjónsson On The Return Of The Bundesliga And Life In Reading’s Academy

The Icelander is set to play next weekend as football starts to come back.

Where Will Reading’s Youngsters Be In Five Years’ Time? Part Two

Our writers look at the possible futures of four talented young Royals.

Where Will Reading’s Youngsters Be In Five Years’ Time? Part One

Our writers have put their heads together to work out what the next five years has in store for Reading’s young talent.

The Curious Decline Of Reading’s Goalkeeping Department

Reading used to have a high-quality, self-sufficient set of ‘keepers, but there’s been a worrying decline in the last five years.

Where Next For Gabriel Osho?

Reading’s young centre half has shown his potential, but is his future at the Mad Stad?

TTE’s 2015 Academy Graduate Crystal Ball: Revisited

We’ve gone back in time to grade our academy predictions from 2015.

Jack Stacey, Tariqe Fosu, Shandon Baptiste - Who’s Next To Prove Reading Wrong?

The Royals have gained somewhat of a reputation amongst the fans for allowing players to leave the club too early. Here is a closer look at some of Reading’s former academy players who’re on the rise, and those whose careers took a turn for the worse.

TTE Exclusive: Augustus McGiff On Playing Like Firmino, Settling In England And Awesome Name

Reading academy starlet Augustus McGiff talks to TTE about his playing style, Mark Bowen, moving to England and more...

Craig Tanner On Reading, Eamonn Dolan And Finding Happiness

The Tilehurst End catches up with the Royals academy graduate.

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