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Manager Quotes

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

Veljko Paunovic Delighted With 'Fantastic' Reading Win At Fulham

The gaffer had plenty of praise to hand out after a terrific display at Craven Cottage.

Veljko Paunovic On Reading ‘Recovering Their Mojo’ In Peterborough United Win

Under pressure going into this match, Pauno oversaw a morale-boosting three goals and three points.

Reading’s Draw With QPR ‘Feels Like A Defeat’ To Veljko Paunovic

The Royals blew a 3-1 lead late on to draw 3-3 with QPR.

Veljko Paunovic Calls Huddersfield Defeat The ‘Worst’ In His Tenure

The gaffer had an awful day on the road to mark the weekend of his one-year anniversary in the job.

Veljko Paunovic Unhappy With Coventry's Late Winner, Happy With The Rest Of Reading's Performance

The gaffer emphasised the need for Reading to "deal with" the circumstances of Coventry’s winner better, but was positive about the performance earlier in the game.

Veljko Paunovic Talks Defensive Lapses In Bristol City Loss

The Royals conceded twice from set pieces early on, and poorly from open play soon after the break.

Veljko Paunovic Praises John Swift And Femi Azeez In Preston Win

The gaffer was able to talk about a win for the first time this season, and had praise to go round on a few topics.

Veljko Paunovic Proud Of Youngsters Despite Cup Defeat To Swansea

He took positives from the display of a team that featured five first-team debuts.

Veljko Paunovic On How Lost Momentum Led To Stoke City Defeat

The manager had an opening-day defeat to talk about, but also found some positives on and off the field.

Veljko Paunovic On Huddersfield Draw, His Future And Next Season

The Reading boss analysed the 2-2 draw with Huddersfield, and gave his thoughts on preparing for next season.

Veljko Paunovic On Reading FC’s 4-1 Defeat At Norwich City

Pauno unpacks a match which went well for 45 minutes, but unravelled after the break.

Veljko Paunovic: ‘Nothing Can Comfort Our Disappointment’

The gaffer’s take as Reading’s place in the Championship next season is mathematically confirmed.

Veljko Paunovic On Luton Draw, Creating Chances And Playoffs

Everything the gaffer had to say after Reading slipped up - again - in their fight for the top six.

Veljko Paunovic On Cardiff Draw, Joao and Play-Off Race

Here’s how the gaffer reacted to a deeply frustrating result for the Royals at home to Cardiff.

Veljko Paunovic On ‘Cruel’ Watford Defeat

Pauno struck a relatively upbeat tone after Reading put in a promising performance in parts, but ultimately didn’t do enough to get a result at Watford.

Veljko Paunovic On Crucial Derby Victory

The gaffer praised Reading’s clinical finishing and all-round application in a comfortable 3-1 win over Derby County.

Veljko Paunovic On Barnsley Draw, Joao’s Miss And Injuries

Pauno’s take on all the key points to come out of a frustrating 1-1 draw at Oakwell.

Veljko Paunovic On QPR Draw, Missed Opportunities And Yakou Meite

The gaffer’s post-match thoughts were more upbeat than they were in midweek (naturally), but he was left frustrated by the result.

Veljko Paunovic On Reading Being Their ‘Own Worst Enemies’ Against Birmingham City

The manager’s take on a really poor evening for the Royals at St Andrew’s.

Veljko Paunovic On Frustrating Nottingham Forest Draw

Pauno praised his players’ spirit in the 1-1 draw at Forest, but isn’t happy with the result.

Veljko Paunovic Praises All-Round Performance In Sheffield Wednesday Victory

The manager’s thoughts on the game itself, Reading’s penalty taker, the new strike partnership and outstanding injuries.

Veljko Paunovic On Blackburn Win, Morrison Injury, Omar Richards’ Future And Puscas Return

Pauno’s thoughts on a range of topics to come out of a morale-boosting win over Rovers.

Veljko Paunovic On Important Rotherham Victory

The gaffer’s assessment of a scrappy win at Rotherham United, courtesy of Morro’s first-half goal.

Veljko Paunovic Criticises Poor Finishing In 1-0 Loss At Wycombe

Reading had no answer to a scrappy second-half goal, with Lucas Joao missing a penalty.

Veljko Paunovic On Boro Defeat, Complacency, Puscas’ Return And Looking Ahead

The gaffer was understandably unimpressed by a poor performance that led to Reading’s third straight home loss.

Veljko Paunovic On Bristol City Win, Morrison’s Messi Wondergoal, Bouncing Back And Josh Laurent

The gaffer’s post-match assessment as Reading get a big three points after defeat at the weekend.

Veljko Paunovic On The Millwall Defeat, Moving Forward, Swift Injury And Taking Off Holmes

Pauno unpacks what went wrong in a hugely frustrating late defeat at the Mad Stad yesterday.

Veljko Paunovic On Brentford Defeat, Swift And Meite Injuries And Our Top Two Chances

The manager had plenty to praise despite the result, and gave an update on the fitness of Swift and Meite after they were ruled out through injury just before the game.

Veljko Paunovic On Stoke Draw, Reading’s Spirit, Lacking Quality And Yakou Meite’s Return

Pauno took some positives from the 0-0 draw, which extended Reading’s unbeaten run to seven, but he accepted the Royals needed to be better on the ball.

Veljko Paunovic On A ‘Perfect’ Performance Against Bournemouth

He watched the side put in one of the best displays of the season to earn a well-deserved 3-1 win over the Cherries.

Veljko Paunovic On Preston Draw, Lucas Joao Penalty Miss And Transfers

The gaffer’s take on what went right and wrong for Reading at Deepdale, and what the near future could hold on the transfer front.

Veljko Paunovic On Coventry Payback, Olise Injury, Transfers And Andy Rinomhota

The manager’s take on a very enjoyable evening at the Mad Stad, as goals from Joao, Rinomhota and Swift earn a 3-0 win over Coventry.


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