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View From The Dolan

Ben's alternative take on matchday experiences at the Madejski Stadium.

View From Yesteryear: A Legendary Afternoon

Ben headed east from his usual Dolan spot for a cracking nostalgia trip on Saturday afternoon.

View From The Dolan: Ending With A Whimper

A dull game, defeat and lacklustre lap of appreciation - Saturday was a neat encapsulation of Reading's 2021/22 season.

View From The Dolan: A Mad Stad Miracle

Ben’s take on a crazy day at the SCL as Tom McIntyre AGAIN comes up with the goods late on.

View From The Dolan: Clappers And Half-Time Pints

Ben talks us through a frustrating match at the SCL which brought an end to Reading’s unbeaten run.

View From The Dolan: Opportunity Missed

Jake Cooper’s first-half goal, in front of the Dolan, was enough to condemn Reading to yet another home defeat.

View From The Dolan: A Dream Start

Ben’s take as the Paul Ince era kicks off with three points at the SCL.

View From The Dolan: An Absolute Circus

Ben’s take on a sour day at the SCL.

View From The Dolan: Another Game, Another Defeat

Ben’s take on a seven-goal thriller that continued Reading’s losing streak.

View From The Dolan: Dressed As Plastic Seats

A very empty stadium for a very empty performance.

View From The Dolan: Angry, Embarrassed And Upset, But Not Surprised

Ben’s take on a second humbling horror show for Reading in a matter of days.

View From The Dolan: Unhappy New Year

Ben’s take as Reading kick off 2022 with a performance and result reminiscent of what we saw in 2021.

View From The Dolan: A Lack Of Intensity

Ben took in a frustrating home draw for Reading from the comforts of hospitality for a change.

View From The Dolan: All Things In Perspective

Ben recaps the defeat to Sheffield United, a game overshadowed by a serious medical incident for John Fleck.

View From The Dolan: Biscuits, Fluorescent Shirts, Andy Carroll

Ben’s view as Reading wrapped up a busy week with a 1-1 draw at home to Forest.

View From The Dolan: Defeat At The Den

Ben took in a fourth straight defeat for Reading over the Sky red button.

View From The Dolan: Getting Colder, Getting Darker

Ben’s take from a chilly evening at the SCL as the Royals slip to a third successive defeat.

View From The Dolan: Behind The Scenes For Barnsley

‘View From The Dolan’ becomes ‘View From The Control Room’ for Reading’s 1-0 win over Barnsley.

View From The Dolan: A Game We Could Have Done Without

Ben’s take on Reading’s 1-0 loss at Derby, which ended a four-match unbeaten run.

View From The Dolan: The Perfect End To A Tough Week

Worries of a points deduction were decisively put to one side with a thoroughly enjoyable afternoon at the SCL.

View From The Putney End: A First-Class Reading Away Day

View From The Dolan goes on the road, and takes in a terrific afternoon in West London.

View From The Dolan: Job Done

Ben passed a late fitness test to be in attendance for a crucial Reading win over Posh at the SCL.

View From The Dolan: The Beamback Derby

Ben talks us through the matchday experience from another disappointing afternoon.

View From The Dolan: The ‘Magic’ Of Midweek

Ben talks us through the matchday experience as Bristol City run out 3-2 winners.

View From The Dolan: Three Pints, Three Points

Ben’s experience of a winning return to watching the Royals in Championship action from the Dolan.

View From The Actual Dolan: Great To Be Home

Ben relives the pre-season matchday experience as the Royals are beaten 3-0 at home to West Ham.

View From The Dolan: End Of The Road

Ben’s take on final-day disappointment as Reading blow a 2-1 lead at home to Huddersfield.

View From The Dolan: Devoured By The Canaries

Ben recaps the action at Carrow Road, which he viewed from Beale Wildlife Park.

View From The Dolan: End Of The Road

Ben’s take as Reading’s 2-2 draw isn’t enough to keep the top-six hopes alive this season.

View From The Dolan: No Conviction

Cat surgery and 90s trance music feature in Ben’s wrap-up of a poor evening for Reading at Kenilworth Road.

View From The Dolan: Dog Days

Ben’s take after Reading’s lacklustre 1-1 draw at home to Cardiff City.

View From The Dolan: A Tough One To Take

Ben’s take on a disappointing defeat to second-placed Watford, which sets up a tough finish to the season.

View From The Dolan: Easter Delight

What better way to round off the Easter weekend than with a 3-1 home win?