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Manager Quotes

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

Ruben Selles On ‘Another Tough Night’ For Reading

The Royals were beaten 3-1 at Northampton Town, extending a long winless streak on the road.

Ruben Selles Criticises Reading’s Lack Of Attacking Quality In Burton Albion Stalemate

The manager was happy with the Royals’ effort levels and control of the game, but wanted to see more ruthlessness.

Ruben Selles: Reading’s Blackpool Display Was ‘Not Acceptable’

The manager’s full thoughts after a 4-1 battering in the north west.

Reading’s Exeter Rout ‘Means A Lot’ To A Delighted Ruben Selles

Selles marked his 10th game in charge of the Royals with a crushing away win.

Ruben Selles ‘Very Proud’ Of Players After Big Bolton Win

The gaffer was delighted with the performance, but stressed how well it fitted into Reading’s identity and long-term development.

Ruben Selles: Reading Needed To Compete Better In Cambridge Defeat

The gaffer struck a fairly balanced tone after Monday’s defeat - critical in some parts, less so in others.

Ruben Selles ‘Very Proud’ Of Players Despite Cup Exit To Ipswich

He was speaking after a 2-2 draw and penalty shoot-out defeat at the hands of Championship side Ipswich Town.

Ruben Selles: Reading ‘Should Have Got Something’ At Exeter

Although he criticised Reading’s performance in the first half and at the end of the game in Saturday’s 2-1 defeat, Selles thought his side controlled the second half and could have come away with a win.

Ruben Selles: Reading Did A ‘Fantastic Job’ Against Stevenage

The Royals put in an excellent all-round performance that was capped off by Kelvin Ehibhatiomhan’s brace for a 2-0 win.

Ruben Selles: Young Reading Side Did ‘Great Job’ Against Cheltenham Town

The gaffer was speaking after a 1-0 win, thanks to a first-half own goal.

Ruben Selles On Reading’s Unacceptable Performance At Port Vale

The gaffer was reacting to a poor showing and 1-0 loss at Port Vale - Reading’s second league defeat of the season.

Ruben Selles Pleased But Not Surprised By Reading’s Crushing Cup Win At Millwall

The gaffer picked up his first win in style, with Reading battering Championship side Millwall at The Den to progress to the next round of the League Cup.

Ruben Selles Takes Positives From Reading’s Narrow Defeat To Posh

Selles on an opening-day defeat, young players, the fans, using all tools at his disposal to get an advantage, and more.

Noel Hunt On Reading’s ‘Flat’ Final-Day Defeat At Huddersfield Town

In his final match as interim boss, Hunt gave his take on relegation, the game itself, and what the future holds.

Noel Hunt Has ‘Mixed Emotions’ After Reading Come Up Short Against Wigan

The interim boss was proud of his players’ performance against the Latics, but frustrated by an inability to get the win.

Noel Hunt Remains Positive Despite Reading’s 2-1 Loss At Coventry

Despite a frustrating defeat at Coventry, Reading’s interim boss emphasised his players’ spirit heading into the final two games of the season.

Noel Hunt Praises Reading Performance In ‘Good Point’ Against Luton

The interim boss on how Wednesday night’s 1-1 with Luton played out, Andy Carroll’s red card, and more.

Noel Hunt Praises Faultless Reading Display In Burnley Draw

The new gaffer had plenty of positives to pick out from his first match in the dugout.

Paul Ince Throws Reading Players Under The Bus One Last Time

The manager’s full thoughts after an Easter Monday defeat to Preston, his final one as Reading boss before being dismissed on Tuesday morning.

Paul Ince On Reading’s ‘Well Earned’ Point Against Birmingham City

In which Paul Ince claims his side were the better team, doesn’t understand why the result feels like a defeat, and has a go at the ref.

Paul Ince On An ‘Important Point’ For Reading At Ashton Gate

The manager was reacting to a 1-1 draw - the Royals’ first point on the road since the end of December.

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.