Our regular roundup of what the Reading gaffer has said to the media.
Reading were on the wrong end of another 3-2, all of the goals coming before the interval.
Lewis Wing and Harvey Knibbs struck in the second half to secure a vital win.
The Royals started excellently on Saturday but were picked off by the league leaders either side of the break.
The Royals conceded a last-gasp equaliser to go home with just a point on Tuesday night.
The Royals made it back-to-back wins by seeing off the Addicks 2-0 at the SCL.
The Royals had to dig in and fight, but they got the job done with a 1-0 win at Stevenage on Tuesday evening.
The Royals fought back to pick up a point on the road, but weren’t at their best in the final third.
He was speaking in the absence of Ruben Selles, who lost his voice during the game.
Paul Mukairu’s goal gave the Royals a big win over a strong Derby side.
Thelo Aasgaard’s first-half goal sent the Royals home pointless from Lancashire.
The gaffer had just 16 minutes of match action to assess, with the rest of the Port Vale game suspended due to a pitch protest.
The Royals drew 0-0 in normal time before exiting the competition on penalties.
The Royals were twice pegged back by the visitors, but netted a late winner through Femi Azeez to take the points.
The manager's full take on a 2-2 at Cheltenham.
The Royals fought back twice in the second half to maintain their unbeaten away run.
Coach James Oliver-Pearce was on media duty in Ruben Selles’ absence following a draw at Lincoln.
The Royals came back from a goal down to seal a 1-1 draw in the local derby.
He was speaking after a 3-1 loss at the SCL to the promotion-chasing Tykes.
The Royals had chances to win Wednesday’s EFL Trophy game in normal time, but ultimately had to stand firm in a penalty shootout to see off fellow League One side Charlton Athletic.
The gaffer defended his lineup choice - a weaker side than in the previous two league games - after Reading lost to non-league Eastleigh in the FA Cup.
He was speaking after an own goal, a Harvey Knibbs brace and goals from Lewis Wing and Femi Azeez handed Reading a second win of the week.
He was speaking after goals from Sam Smith and Lewis Wing earned the Royals three points at Wycombe Wanderers.
The Royals ran out 5-2 winners against Arsenal’s under-21s side and Selles was pleased with what he saw all round.
The hosts completed an extra-time turnaround to maintain Reading’s league away losing run.
Reading finally stopped the league losing streak, but only picked up a point in a 1-1 draw with Bristol Rovers on Tuesday night.
He was speaking after the Royals saw off League Two MK Dons to get into the second round of the FA Cup.
The manager thought Reading deserved more from Saturday’s 3-2 defeat, in which the Royals blew a two-goal lead before being unable to find a late equaliser.
The manager emphasised poor finishing in a game that Reading drew level in, but couldn’t find a winner before succumbing to a late Fleetwood goal.
The manager praised Reading’s performance in the first hour, but said he needed his side to be "more strong in the mindset", with a second-half capitulation prompting a 4-0 defeat.
He was speaking after a Harvey Knibbs hat-trick, as well as goals from Paul Mukairu and Harlee Dean, handed Reading a derby EFL Cup win over Swindon.