Our regular stats column which delves into a whole range of Reading FC-related issues.
Stats Corner: Pauno’s Closed Shop
Reading’s 1-0 win over Wycombe was another example of the side’s new-found defensive resolve under Veljko Paunovic.
Stats Corner: How ‘Good’ Is A ‘Good Start’ Really?
Reading have made a lightning start to the season, but can they keep it up? Tom looks into what the stats tell us.
Stats Corner: Madejski Misery
The Royals’ recent form on home turf doesn’t make for great reading...
Stats Corner: A Travelling Force To Be Reckoned With
Tom explores the numbers behind Reading's away form - the bedrock of the revival under Mark Bowen.
Stats Corner: Farewell To Griffin Park
The Royals take on Brentford at Griffin Park for the last time in the league this weekend.
Stats Corner: New Managers And 1-0 Wins
Mark Bowen will need to reverse a worrying trend in recent years: Reading’s inability to grind out narrow victories.
Stats Corner: Jose Gomes’ Reign At Reading
The numbers that show the underlying problems during Gomes’ time in the hot seat.
Stats Corner: Home Discomforts
Tom crunches the numbers behind Reading’s poor league start at the Mad Stad.
Stats Corner: Reading’s Season So Far In Numbers
Some key numbers behind the opening weeks of the first few weeks of the campaign.
Stats Corner: Why The First Five Games Are Crucial
A look into the numbers behind team’s starts to the season - and what impact they have.
Stats Corner: The Numbers Behind Reading’s 2018/19 Season
Tom delves into the statistics that show explain how well - and badly - Reading did last season.
Stats Corner: What Will It Take To Stay Up?
Tom crunches the numbers ahead of a crucial final eight games in the relegation battle.
Stats Corner: Holding Our Nerve
Late goals against Blackburn and Ipswich could be vital for Reading going forwards.
Stats Corner: Where Reading’s Points Come From
Tom dissects the source of Reading’s league points, finding cause for both comfort and concern.
Stats Corner: Early Damage
Tom looks into how Reading are setting themselves up for failure under Jose Gomes with slow starts.
Stats Corner: Paul Clement Vs Jose Gomes
How Reading's last two permanent managers compare to each other.
Stats Corner: Reading Don’t Win Big Anymore
The days of four and five-goal wins seem to be gone.
Stats Corner: Reading Reign Supreme At Pride Park
The Royals have a fantastic record away to Derby County.
Going Full Bielsa: The Stats Behind Stats Corner
It seems one of our columnists takes after a certain Leeds United manager.
Stats Corner: New Managers’ First Signings (Part Two)
Including one of Steve Clarke’s Chelsea loanees and the start of Jaap Stam’s ‘Dutch Revolution’
Stats Corner: New Managers’ First Signings (Part One)
Tom takes a trip down memory lane to see if the first player signed by a new manager defines their reign at Reading.
Stats Corner: The Importance Of A Cup Shock
Can Reading repeat previous FA Cup heroics?
Stats Corner: Managerial Patience Is A Virtue
When it comes to bringing in a new manager, Nigel Howe is not one to be rushed.
Stats Corner: Paul Clement’s Ill-Fated Spell
All the key numbers about the former boss’ time in charge.
Stats Corner: Wasteful Dribbling
Reading are good at running with the ball, but can’t take advantage.
Stats Corner: Clement’s Unwanted Record & Ipswich Doom
A bad result on Saturday could see Paul Clement pick up a very unique, and unwanted, accolade.
Stats Corner: Is Last Minute Drama A Thing Of The Past?
If you thought Reading have struggled for late winners recently, you’re not wrong.
Stats Corner: Bogey Team Swansea City
Tom delves down into the stats behind Saturday’s opposition.
Stats Corner: A Dozen Games In
This is a historically bad dozen-match start to a second-tier campaign.
Stats Corner: Bodvarsson And Baldock - The Start Of A Beautiful Partnership?
A closer look at Reading’s most dangerous strikers.
Stats Corner: Don’t Expect Goals Against Hull City
Tom previews Hull, explains Dadi’s importance to Reading and how bad a year Clement has had.
Stats Corner: Getting Back To Business
Tom investigates how well Reading do at recovering from the international break.