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Reading FC Interviews

Interviews with those associated with Reading FC past and present.

The Tilehurst End Podcast: Nick Blackman Interview

Ross sits down to chat with former Royal Nick Blackman for a special edition of the podcast.

The Tilehurst End Podcast: Brian McDermott & Jem Karacan Interview - Part 2

The second part of our interview with the Reading club heroes

The Tilehurst End Podcast: Brian McDermott & Jem Karacan Interview - Part 1

The 2012 Championship winners recall their careers at the club

The Tilehurst End Podcast: Luke Anthony Interview

Royals’ former physio and medical chief recalls his eight years at the club

The Tilehurst End Podcast: Jose Gomes Interview

The former Reading manager discussed his rollercoaster time in the Mad Stad dugout.

Jose Gomes Reveals Tough Love For Michael Olise From Reading First-Team

The former Royals boss spoke to TTE about the midfielder’s talents.

The Tilehurst End Podcast: Phil Parkinson Interview

The Royals legend talks promotion wins, managerial returns and much more.

Sam Smith Opens Up On Cheltenham Town Move

Reading striker Sam Smith talks about how he’s getting on in his loan spell at Cheltenham Town - who are top of League Two.

Interview: Jeff Hopkins On Playing Style, Promotion And Mark McGhee

Marco Bader’s wide-ranging interview with former Royal Jeff Hopkins, who played for the club between 1992 and 1997.

The Tilehurst End Podcast Episode 250: Nicky Forster Interview

What better way to bring up our milestone than by welcoming the former Royals marksman?

Interview: Harry Cardwell Drawing On Reading FA Youth Cup Success For Chorley’s Clash With Derby County

The former Royals youngster, now with sixth-tier Chorley, is hoping to pull off a giant killing against Derby County in the FA Cup this weekend.

The Tilehurst End Podcast: Ivar Ingimarsson Interview

This Christmas, we head up to Iceland to talk to the Icelandic Royals hero.

Interview: Andy West On Early Reading Online Media And Covering The 106 Side

Marco Bader talks to Andy West, Reading’s former head of comms, who joined the Royals in the late 90s and covered the club until leaving in 2009.

Martin Allen On Watching Robin Friday, ‘Military’ Discipline At Reading And Alan Pardew

The Royals’ former assistant manager speaks to TTE’s Marco Bader about his time watching Reading at Elm Park, joining Alan Pardew at the Mad Stad, and plenty more.

The Tilehurst End Podcast: Leroy Lita Interview

The member of the 106 record-breaking side stops by for a chat with TTE.

The Tilehurst End Podcast: Brian Howard Interview

A chat with the Royals midfielder on Brendan Rodgers, a play-off final run and missing the 2012 title win.

Ron Grant On Fan Memories, Reading Career And Goal Celebrations

Marco talks to former Reading kit man, and fan for more than 70 years, Ron Grant.

‘I Was Absolutely Integrated’: Uwe Hartenberger’s Warm Memories Of His Time At Reading

Marco Bader talks to Uwe Hartenberger, who spent two years at Reading in the mid 1990s.

Announce New Signing: The Life Of The Reading Twitter Admin

The Tilehurst End catches up with three former members of the club’s communications department.

Paul Holsgrove On Son Jordan, Mark McGhee And Wembley Memories

Marco Bader chats to former Royal Paul Holsgrove, who played for Reading in the 1990s, and whose son Jordan has recently come through the academy.

The Tilehurst End Podcast: Brian Tevreden Interview

Reading’s former Director of Football tells all about his time at the Madejski Stadium.

The Tilehurst End Podcast: Nigel Gibbs Interview

The former Reading assistant manager looks back on his two separate spells at the club.

Exclusive: Rob Dickie Says He Has “Unfinished Business” At Reading

The Tilehurst End chats to the Royals academy graduate, now at Oxford United.

The Tilehurst End Podcast: Tom McIntyre Interview

Both a Reading fan and a first-team player, the academy graduate discusses his transition from the stands to the pitch.

Exclusive: Jason Roberts Recalls Reading’s ‘Crazy Night’ Against Arsenal

The former Reading striker explained what went wrong for the Royals on a wild night in the League Cup.

Interview: Sami Friðjónsson On The Return Of The Bundesliga And Life In Reading’s Academy

The Icelander is set to play next weekend as football starts to come back.

The Tilehurst End Podcast: Kaspars Gorkss Interview

The former Royal discusses his role in the 2012 Championship winning season from his home in Latvia.

Exclusive: Nelson Oliveira On Choosing Reading, Tyrone Mings And That Ipswich Celebration

The Tilehurst End speaks to the former Royals loanee.

The Tilehurst End Podcast: Andries Ulderink Interview

The Dutchman discusses his time as part of the coaching staff at Reading and working with Jaap Stam.

The Tilehurst End Podcast: Simon Church Interview

The former Reading striker opens up on winning the league, the trials of social media and retiring early.

The Tilehurst End Podcast: Graeme Murty Interview

Reading’s first-ever Championship winning captain discusses his long, prestigious association with the Royals.

Aaron Tshibola And How Fans Come To Hate One Of Their Own

The midfielder gives his side of the story after angering supporters with his £5million move to Aston Villa in 2016.