👏 Four Royals players named in FourFourTwo's EFL Top 5014 April 2021
Four Reading players have recently been named in the top 50 EFL players, as decided by globally-renowned football magazine, FourFourTwo.
🙌 Pauno hails 'fantastic' João on goalscoring return5 January 2021
Veljko Paunović was left thoroughly impressed following Lucas João’s reintroduction to the Royals eleven, during Saturday’s 2-1 win over Huddersfield Town.
🤩 "I'm back and I'm ready to do what I know best"4 January 2021
Vision to make the run, strength to get in behind his man, ability to so coolly turn the ball home from a tight angle. That was Lucas Joao scoring his first. The second was simply sheer brilliance.
🔃 João looking forward to Hillsborough reunion1 December 2020
For Lucas João, Wednesday night marks a return to a ground he knows well. It’s off to Hillsborough to meet Sheffield Wednesday… where he spent four full seasons as a player, and made 129 appearances.
📈 “We had a difficult month, but we learned – we’re maturing!”30 November 2020
After a month without the taste of victory, the Royals finally got back on the winning trail with a well-merited 3-1 win against Bristol City at Madejski Stadium.
🗳 João and Pauno receive nominations for October awards12 November 2020
After a fruitful October, manager Veljko Paunović and striker Lucas João have each been named on four-man shortlists for the Sky Bet Championship Manager of the Month and Player of the Month,...
💬 "I have the confidence of the manager, the staff and my teammates"28 October 2020
Lucas João's 100% record continues. Eight starts for the Royals frontman has resulted in eight goals - the latest coming as our fourth in a fabulous victory over Blackburn Rovers on Tuesday night...
🎩 Lucas | “An amazing feeling!”6 September 2020
Last season had its frustrations for Lucas João… injured on New Year’s Day, returning after lockdown but picking up another problem in his first game. So a hat-trick on the opening day of 2020-21 was...
🏋️ João | “I’m fit and ready to go!”7 June 2020
2020 has presented all kinds of challenges. And in a footballing sense, a big battle for Lucas João.
👨⚕️ Progress report | How our injured squad members have been returning to fitness…2 May 2020
This weekend, we were due to play our final league game of the season. Unfortunately, we still have nine to play...if possible. So we thought an injury update on those first team players who were...
🗳️ Vote for your December Goal of the Month6 January 2020
Three wins, two draws and one loss - conceding five and scoring 11 with four clean sheets.
📽️ Highlights from 2-0 win over The Lilywhites30 December 2019
It may have been a long journey for the Royals, but the trip was not dampened as Reading took all three points at Deepdale.
The must-read for matchdays | The Royal24 December 2019
Lucas João isn't just scoring goals, he's making front covers as he makes the cover of the next edition of The Royal.
Focus switching quickly to QPR for goal-getter João24 December 2019
After his third goal of the month against Derby County last time out, forward Lucas João was quickly switching his focus to getting back-to-back victories.
João | “We kept working – so we’re glad for the win!”22 December 2019
“It’s always good to win – to have a winning mentality and a winning environment,” explained Lucas João after the Royals ran out 3-0 winners against Derby County. João was scorer of an all-important...