“We can make it very difficult for them!”6 Hours ago
Royals boss Jaap Stam knows that they’ll be in for a tough test against a Brentford side in a good run of form… but our boys in blue and white will be vying for victory.
Players and kit men solve cup colour clash conundrum17 January 2018
A little and obscure piece of history perhaps? Jon Dadi Bodvarsson surely must be the first player to have scored a hat-trick for one team, wearing two different shirts within the same match?
"Cup win gives players an extra boost"16 January 2018
"It's never easy to win a game like this - we know how they can play and we saw that in the tie away from home," Jaap Stam began his post-match reflection on a Third Round win over Stevenage.
Jaap intent on cup progression15 January 2018
A winner of the FA Cup in his playing days, Royals boss Jaap Stam is targeting a place in round four of this year’s competition when Stevenage visit Madejski Stadium on Tuesday.
'Back to basics' approach earns important away point13 January 2018
"Football is about feeling. It's about confidence in sport in general. If the feeling is not there, it's difficult to get it back," manager Jaap Stam told the media after earning a point on the road...
Moore and Böðvarsson back in training, Jaap confirms12 January 2018
Illness ruled Jón Daði Böðvarsson out of our FA Cup trip to Stevenage, while Liam Moore was rested after picking up a knock in our game against Birmingham. But the pair could return this weekend,...
Playing football and fighting hard – the gaffer previews trip to Hull10 January 2018
This weekend, we’ll be meeting a team in a similar situation to us – Hull City are also keen to get back on a winning track after struggling to pick up points in recent weeks in the Championship.
"We had to dig in and work hard"6 January 2018
The FA Cup Third Round banana skin was avoided at the Lamex Stadium, but it needed a workman-like performance from the Royals to deny Stevenage an upset and ensure Reading's name remains in the hat...
Pelle relishing prospect of first FA Cup involvement5 January 2018
It’s one of the biggest competitions in world football – and for the likes of Pelle Clement, this Saturday’s visit to Stevenage will be a very first involvement in the FA Cup.
Confidence and fatigue a factor in defeat2 January 2018
"If the confidence is low, the players are not doing things that they normally would do when they're feeling good and when results are working for you," Royals boss Jaap Stam said after tonight's...
Jaap well aware of Blues’ threats1 January 2018
Happy new year! We don’t have to wait too long for the first action of 2018 – we meet Birmingham City at our home in RG2 on Tuesday evening at 8pm.