Despite poor recent results, this season doesn’t have the same feeling as last.
After adding Andy Carroll and Shane Long this summer, Reading went into a break with a "good problem": who starts up top when everyone is fit?
With Reading’s hot start catching their own fans out (let alone the national press!), the boys now have a fantastic seven-day stretch in which they should show us exactly where our expectations should actually be set this season.
It’s a big season in Berkshire! But for some players, it may mean just a little more than others.
In a rehash of last year’s Musings on the same topic, let’s look at the key takeaways Reading must take from this season: on and off the pitch.
No, really, there were positives.
McIntyre’s versatility has led to him being called upon all over the park in the past two seasons, but where would it be best for him to get a long run in the team?
Difficult as it is to stomach, whether through injury or a sale, Reading may be forced to confront next season Joao-less. What are our options if that’s the case?
Ross explains why the Royals should consider using Ejaria through the middle.
With the bench being back to reasonable strength, now is the time to course correct from the repeatedly poor substitutions.
If Ince can rectify glaring and repeated issues made by Veljko Paunovic, his interim reign has a chance to get off to a great start.
While the temptation is to say "everywhere", there are key areas of Reading’s squad that must be improved before the window closes.
Rafa, who left this week for Cruzeiro, proved to be a match-winner for the Royals on a fair few occasions.
A (very) deep dive into the complicated situation Reading find themselves in with their long-suffering captain.
Pauno’s reign isn’t always sunshine and rainbows, but for Ross, the gaffer's brought passion and belief back to our club.
With 13 players on contracts that expire at the end of the season, who are the most important for Reading to re-sign?
To celebrate our 150th season, let’s revisit some of the greatest moments ever played out in blue and white hoops.