A sneak peek inside Sunday's issue
Inspired by Alex Pearce's goal scored for the Republic Ireland on Tuesday night, the issue has something of an Irish theme running through it. Not only do we get manager Brian McDermott's take on his centre-back's international debut, but we also look in-depth at the Irish links that the club has forged over the last few years.
Republic of Ireland legend Ian Harte is put 'On The Spot', and we also follow the squad to Ireland for their mid-season friendly clash at Bray Wanderers earlier this month.
Perhaps the showpiece feature for this weekend's issue of 'The Royal' features a photo that was tweeted by a Royals fan this week - we speak to the man who knew Brian McDermott during his days in charge of Slough's Crusaders back in 1979/80.
And you could win big with this edition of 'The Royal'. Official club sponsor Waitrose are running an exclusive competition which could see one lucky Royal earn £150 in gift vouchers! Plus we have competitions to win a signed Jem Karacan shirt, a visit from Queensley, copies of the latest album by 'The Vaccines' as well as one of five copies of 'The Final Whistle' by Dan Freedman.
There might not have been any Barclays Premier League action on our agenda over the last few weeks, but 'The Royal' takes a good look at three hat-tricks scored within the space of 24 hours during our wait for competitive action. And we also report on our frantic Capital One Cup success over Peterborough!
Remember, collect every programme this season and the spines will line up to make a beautiful picture of Madejski Stadium from the evening we secured promotion last April. So don't miss an issue. If you have missed one of our first two issues, you can still buy a copy of 'The Royal' online.