Skip to main content Skip to site footer

News Archive

Player

Interviews

“Gifted, humble, hard working” – Academy manager on Rinomhota impact

11 May 2019

What better example of what heights can be reached from the Reading Academy than by being named Player of the Season?

Read full article

Interviews

“It was something that I could have only dreamt of”

8 May 2019

A career that spanned over 20 years, involving 803 games and a plethora of winners’ medals, came to an end on Sunday when John O’Shea hung up his boots for the final time.

Read full article

Interviews

Rinomhota pleased to join prestigious list

7 May 2019

It’s official – Andy Rinomhota received more votes than anyone else and became our 2018-19 Fans’ Player of the Season.

Read full article

Interviews

Liam Moore on a 'brilliant' final-day atmosphere

6 May 2019

Liam Moore lauded the Reading support on a celebratory day in RG2 - with the Royals having secured survival prior to their goalless draw against Birmingham on Sunday.

Read full article

Interviews

"It was a very nice football party for the fans"

5 May 2019

It ended with a clean sheet and a point. But our final game of the season more importantly showed glimpses of what some of our players, including five Academy graduates, were capable when the pressure...

Read full article

Interviews

"Every time I put the shirt on, I want to do my best"

4 May 2019

Josh Barrett expressed his delight at earning senior league minutes for the Royals, having come off the bench at Middlesbrough last weekend.

Read full article

Interviews

José | “Let’s enjoy the football”

2 May 2019

It has been a tense time to be a Royals supporter – but you rose to the challenge and helped us to safety with a game to spare.

Read full article

Interviews

“A fantastic career” – José on O’Shea’s retirement

1 May 2019

After our season ends on Sunday, defender John O’Shea hangs up his boots on a remarkable playing career, which has spanned 20 years and seen a haul of winners’ medals come his way.

Read full article

Interviews

"We gave all our energy and all our love and now we are working as a family"

30 April 2019

The Beatles famously suggested, "All you need is love, love is all you need." Lennon, McCartney, Harrison and Starr's lyrics were echoed by Royals boss José Gomes after safety was mathematically...

Read full article

Interviews

José | "Danny deserved his goal"

29 April 2019

José Gomes was keen to praise our younger Royals involved in the squad on Saturday, but highlighting the work of Danny Loader after his spectacular first senior goal at the Riverside.

Read full article

Interviews

Loader | “There was only one thing on my mind!”

28 April 2019

A prolific goalscorer for our Under-23s, Danny Loader now has his maiden first-team goal too. And what a way to score it – rolling past a two-time Premier League winner and lashing an unstoppable shot...

Read full article

Interviews

José | “This is the moment to say how grateful I am”

27 April 2019

With a game to spare, the Royals are safe – confirmed for a position in the Sky Bet Championship for 2019-20.

Read full article

View more