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Manager Quotes

Our regular roundup of what the Reading gaffer has said to the media.

Paul Ince Upbeat Despite Defeat At Luton Town

Ince on Reading’s performance at Luton, a "game-changer" of a mistake from Orjan Nyland, the fans and his own future.

Paul Ince On Defeat In ‘Evenly Balanced’ Game With West Brom

A late Karlan Grant goal settled a turgid match at the SCL.

Paul Ince Hails Reading’s Championship Survival Despite Hull City Defeat

The manager focused on Reading’s overall achievement rather than the underwhelming performance and 3-0 loss.

Paul Ince Delighted With Reading’s Belief In Late Swansea Draw

The gaffer had plenty to praise, but took some personal responsibility too for how the first half went.

Paul Ince Hails A ‘Proper’ Reading Team After Huge Sheffield United Win

The manager’s thoughts on a fantastic performance, the fans and Lucas Joao.

Paul Ince Criticises Reading’s Deep Defending And ‘Diabolical’ Officiating In Cardiff Loss

The gaffer’s thoughts on a game in which Reading started well, but dropped too deep after the break and came away with nothing.

Paul Ince On Reading’s ‘Thoroughly Deserved’ Three Points Against Stoke

The gaffer had another positive result to discuss as Reading made it four unbeaten with a big win over Stoke.

Paul Ince On A ‘Thoroughly Deserved’ Point For Reading At Oakwell

Ince’s thoughts on the result, fans, team performance and goalscorer Josh Laurent.

Paul Ince Praises Josh Laurent’s ‘Wonder Goal’ In Blackburn Rovers Win

He also spoke about the Royals’ defensive solidity and need to convert more chances.

Paul Ince On Reading ‘Setting A Standard’ At Bournemouth

Ince was full of praise for how his side responded to Saturday, being the better side against promotion-chasing Bournemouth.

Paul Ince Slams ‘Embarrassing’ Second-Half Collapse At Nottingham Forest

The gaffer didn’t pull any punches about the poor mentality he saw at the City Ground.

Michael Gilkes On Lacking Quality In The Final Third In Millwall Defeat

The Royals had plenty of time to unpick a stubborn Millwall defence, but couldn’t manage it.

Paul Ince Not Too Down On Reading Performance At Blackpool

Despite the heavy margin of defeat, the gaffer tried to keep things in context.

Paul Ince Praises Reading’s Resilience In Vital Birmingham City Home Win

The new gaffer had a win to talk about in his first match in charge.

Veljko Paunovic On Bowing Out From Reading With A Win At Preston

The now former gaffer was speaking after a big three points, but also after it was confirmed he’d agreed to leave the club.

‘Frustrated’ Veljko Paunovic Takes Positives From Peterborough United Stalemate

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Veljko Paunovic Criticises Reading’s Naive Mistakes In Coventry City Loss

Pauno on the result, Meite, Hoilett’s red card, needing to fix things, and more.

Veljko Paunovic Praises Spirit In Error-Prone Defeat At Bristol City

The manager’s full thoughts on a 2-1 defeat at Ashton Gate as Reading’s late fightback wasn’t enough to undo defensive errors.

Veljko Paunovic On ‘Unacceptable’ Defensive Mistakes In QPR Drubbing

What Pauno made of another defensively dire defeat for the Royals.

Veljko Paunovic Takes Positives From Huddersfield Town Defeat

The manager explained Reading’s awful defensive display, but had various positives to discuss too.

Veljko Paunovic Slams Reading’s ‘Unacceptable’ Performance In Luton Defeat

How the manager saw another home defeat for Reading.

Veljko Paunovic On A ‘Cruel’ Defeat At Middlesbrough

Yet again, Reading lost points in the final few minutes of a game.

Pauno: Fulham Rout Was A Culmination Of Unprecedented Issues

The under-fire manager had his say on why the Royals collapsed in the second half, but remained defiant.

Veljko Paunovic Defiant After ‘Horrible Night’ At Kidderminster

Pauno’s extended take on what went wrong for Reading in Saturday’s FA Cup exit to Kidderminster Harriers.

Veljko Paunovic Puts Derby Collapse Down To Fitness And Naivety

The Reading FC boss was naturally frustrated with the result, but provided some context for why the late collapse occurred.

Veljko Paunovic Criticises Reading’s Lack Of Final-Third Presence In West Brom Defeat

How the gaffer saw a poor away defeat at The Hawthorns.

Veljko Paunovic Praises Players, Criticises Referee In Hull Draw

How the gaffer saw a frustrating 1-1 with Hull on Saturday.

Veljko Paunovic Hails ‘Superb’ Comeback Win At Swansea

Twice the Royals immediately fought back after conceding, earning an unlikely win at Swansea in the process.

Veljko Paunovic On A ‘Flat’ Defeat For Reading To Sheffield United

A dull mid-week game was settled by a second-half Jayden Bogle winner.

Veljko Paunovic Points To Lack Of Ruthlessness In Forest Draw

The Royals fought back from 1-0 down to seal a draw, but had the opportunities to go home with a win.

Pauno Praises Reading’s Half-Time Mentality Shift In Birmingham City Win

"It was actually a real joy to watch our team play in the second half, which it wasn’t in the first half."

Veljko Paunovic On ‘Fantastic’ First Half And Tired Second In Millwall Loss

The self-isolating gaffer spoke to the media over Zoom, with Marko Mitrovic in the dugout.