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Manager Quotes

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

Paul Ince On A ‘Tired’ Reading Performance In Hull Draw

The gaffer’s take on a 1-1 at the SCL which preceded a two-week international break.

Paul Ince Takes Positives From Reading’s Narrow Defeat At Blackburn

The gaffer’s take on how the 2-1 defeat at Ewood Park played out, including his thoughts on goalscorer Cesare Casadei and the sent-off Mamadou Loum.

Paul Ince Rues Costly Mistake In Millwall Defeat

The manager’s full post-match assessment from a narrow home defeat to Millwall.

Paul Ince Takes Positives From Reading’s Spirited Performance In Sheffield United Defeat

Ince’s full post-match thoughts after a narrow defeat to high-flying Sheffield United.

Paul Ince: Referee Lacked ‘Cahoonas’ In Reading’s Defeat At Middlesbrough

Ince’s post-match comments focused very much on the officiating, but also included his thoughts on Reading’s second-half collapse and the upcoming run of fixtures.

Paul Ince Praises ‘Pleasing Performance’ In Blackpool Win

The gaffer took positives and negatives from a 3-1 victory over Blackpool that nudged Reading up the table.

Paul Ince Refuses To Back Reading Players After Cardiff City Defeat

The gaffer didn’t hold back on criticising his players - or the officiating - after a miserable 1-0 loss in South Wales.

Paul Ince On Reading’s Late Win Over Rotherham United

Ince had a late, substitute-inspired win to discuss on Tuesday night.

Paul Ince On Late 'Tough To Take' Defeat At Sunderland

The gaffer's thoughts on Baba Rahman, his team's performance and more as Reading lose late on at Sunderland.

Paul Ince And Alex Rae On Reading’s Spirited Comeback Draw Against Watford

Both Paul Ince and Alex Rae were on media duty this time, and they had a pleasing 2-2 draw with Watford to chew over.

Paul Ince 'Proud' Of Reading Players Despite FA Cup Exit To Manchester United

The gaffer refused to be too critical of his side after a 3-1 loss at Old Trafford, and also had his say on the fans, Andy Carroll and Dean Bouzanis.

Paul Ince Slams Players For ‘Not Competing’ In Stoke Hammering

The gaffer hit his players with a broadside after a really poor performance and heavy defeat on the road.

Paul Ince Bemoans Reading’s Passivity And Deep Defending In QPR Collapse

The manager criticised his team for dropping deep and inviting pressure while 2-0 up against QPR - rather than looking to kill the game off.

Paul Ince Pleased With Reading’s ‘Comfortable’ FA Cup Win Over Watford

Reading weren’t at their best but made it through to the next round of the cup thanks to goals from Kelvin Abrefa and Shane Long.

Paul Ince: Reading Looked A ‘Tired, Jaded Team’ In West Bromwich Albion Loss

The gaffer highlighted the Royals’ heavy fixture demands over the festive period when assessing Monday’s 1-0 defeat at the Hawthorns.

Paul Ince Highlights Reading’s Fight And Determination In Norwich Draw

The gaffer was reacting to a hard-fought point as Reading came from a goal down thanks to Andy Carroll’s late penalty.

Paul Ince On Reading’s ‘Massive’ But ‘Fortunate’ Win Over Swansea

The gaffer praised yet another home win for the Royals, but pointed out that there’s plenty of room for improvement.

Paul Ince ‘Frustrated And Annoyed’ By Reading’s Error-Strewn Birmingham City Loss

Ince’s take on a frustrating loss in the West Midlands.

Paul Ince Delighted With ‘Fantastic Start’ To Festive Period With 1-0 Coventry Win

The gaffer was happier with the first-half performance than the second-half one, but took plenty of positives from a crucial 1-0 victory.

Paul Ince Pleased With Reading’s Resolve In ‘Fantastic’ Late Hull Win

Ince’s full thoughts on Saturday’s trip to Hull City, which looked to be heading for a 1-1 draw until a 94th-minute own goal handed Reading the points.

Paul Ince Rues Reading’s Individual Errors In Watford Loss

The gaffer took positives from a 2-0 defeat at Vicarage Road, but criticised "individual mistakes and ill-discipline".

Paul Ince Frustrated With Reading’s ‘Jaded’ Display In Preston North End Defeat

The gaffer’s post-match analysis after a poor Friday night defeat at home to Preston.

Paul Ince Rues Reading’s Missed Chances In Luton Town Stalemate

The Royals picked up another point and clean sheet, but weren’t clinical enough in the final third.

Paul Ince Slams ‘Absolute Total Joke’ Referee After Penalty Error In Burnley Defeat

The gaffer didn’t hold back after the Royals weren’t awarded a stonewall late penalty at Turf Moor.

Paul Ince Hails Reading’s ‘Thoroughly Deserved’ Win Over Bristol City

The gaffer was pleased with the Royals’ response to midweek, especially the defensive resolve.

Paul Ince Criticises Reading’s ‘Stupid Mistakes’ In Swansea Collapse

The Royals had been 2-0 up, then 2-1 heading into the break, but fell apart after the break to finish 3-2.

Alex Rae ‘Bitterly Disappointed’ By West Brom Defeat

The assistant manager took charge for a 2-0 loss, with the ill Paul Ince watching on from elsewhere.

Paul Ince Disappointed With Reading’s Decision Making In QPR Defeat

How Ince saw a late, narrow defeat to QPR at Loftus Road on Friday night.

Paul Ince ‘Couldn’t Be More Proud’ Of Players After Norwich City Draw

The Royals put in a battling performance to earn a 1-1 with promotion hopefuls Norwich City at the SCL on Tuesday night.

Paul Ince On Reading’s ‘Comfortable’ Home Win Over Huddersfield Town

The gaffer had conflicting thoughts about the Royals’ first- and second-half displays on Saturday afternoon.

Paul Ince On Passionate Performance In Wigan Win

The gaffer was pleased with the response to Sunderland, but was also frustrated by Reading’s missed chances.

Paul Ince Slams Reading’s Performance In Dire Sunderland Defeat

Ince’s full thoughts on what went wrong performance-wise (pretty much everything), plus an Andy Carroll update.