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‘We need a result; it’s as simple as that’ – Jaap

16 March 2018

Nine games remain in the Sky Bet Championship – and our hosts on Saturday, Norwich, sit in that middle bracket of the table where both relegation and promotion look out of reach.

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"Outplayed and not good enough"

13 March 2018

"You can say we were up against a good side tonight...true. But we were outplayed and we weren't good enough against Wolves," Jaap Stam began his post-match reflection at Molineux.

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"It's a big game against a very good side" - Jaap

12 March 2018

Jaap Stam says the Royals will be going for all three points as they get ready to take on league leaders Wolves on Tuesday night.

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"Score our chances and we would've won the game"

10 March 2018

A point earned against Leeds United edged the Royals a point clearer of the bottom three - but although a 2-2 draw represented a fair result, the Royals boss was disappointed not to come away with a...

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Jaap previews ‘an important game’ for both sides against Leeds

8 March 2018

Back at it at Madejski Stadium this weekend against Leeds United… and Reading boss Jaap Stam knows that three points would be a fillip for whichever team can claim them.

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“If you perform in training, you get the opportunity!” – Stam on Holmes debut

7 March 2018

The eyecatcher on Tuesday evening’s teamsheet was Tom Holmes’ inclusion, as the 17-year-old defender was thrust into the starting XI for a senior team debut against Bolton.

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"A fair result and an important point"

6 March 2018

It was a point that edged the Royals a little further clear of danger at the foot of the table and, while it wasn't a game for the purists, Royals boss Jaap Stam was pleased with a draw and a battling...

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‘We need to bring it!’ – Jaap

5 March 2018

Only goal-difference separates Reading and Bolton Wanderers in the table – and Royals gaffer Jaap Stam knows that the game will be a big one in midweek!

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Stam: ‘Everyone needs to reach their level’

2 March 2018

Having fared well last weekend against a promotion-chasing side in Derby County, the Royals now face another tough test at Molineux in front of the live Sky Sports cameras at 5.30pm.

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“If you let them win the battle, you’ll have a difficult time”

28 February 2018

“Everybody is disappointed – and they should be.” Jaap Stam was reflecting on a 3-1 defeat at the hands of Sheffield United.

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“We need to bring the same… and more!”

26 February 2018

Two well-earned draws against Nottingham Forest and Derby in the past week – and now, with Sheffield United visiting Madejski Stadium on Tuesday evening, Jaap Stam wants his team to keep building on...

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“We tried to take the initiative!”

24 February 2018

Six goals shared at Madejski Stadium – an entertaining game which the Royals controlled in great swathes. But just one point to show for it.

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