"We deserved more, but small mistakes cost us again"5 October 2019
A momentary defensive lapse in the first half handed Bristol City a lead they never relinquished - despite a spirited second half display that certainly warranted an equaliser.
"We must keep the spirit, character and togetherness and move forward"1 October 2019
Playing more than 70 minutes with ten men is tough, especially against a side who were playing Premier League football last season and who remain renowned for keeping possession. But despite facing a...
José on trusting the squad and role of home support against Fulham30 September 2019
After back-to-back away games against Wolves and Swansea, it’s back home at Madejski Stadium this Tuesday evening – we host Fulham under the floodlights in RG2.
Gomes | “A deserved result – for the club, players, and fans”28 September 2019
The Royals left it late, but they salvaged a well-deserved point from their trip to the Liberty Stadium.
Gomes assesses squad options for Swansea26 September 2019
After the midweek match at Wolves, José Gomes’ mind switched very quickly to the next challenge. That comes in the form of a visit to Swansea City this Saturday.
Gomes | "My players deserved more"25 September 2019
A cruel end but Royals boss José Gomes was encouraged by the performance of a much-changed team at Molineux tonight.
José discusses squad options ahead of Wolves test23 September 2019
In the Second Round of the Carabao Cup, Reading boss José Gomes made 11 changes to his squad – and a young Reading squad impressed against Plymouth Argyle.
"We must learn and show we have learned"21 September 2019
Royals boss José Gomes was disappointed following defeat to Tony Mowbray's Blackburn Rovers this afternoon, but confident that these errors can and will be ironed out by improving together as a...
José | "We must keep the positives in our hands"18 September 2019
José Gomes spoke highly of the relationships his players have formed, as the new summer signings settle into the squad for the autumn months.
José | “In these key moments, you must be clinical”14 September 2019
The only goal of the game on Teesside was a fortuitous one in Middlesbrough’s favour. It was a game where Reading dominated possession and chances, restricted their opposition forwards to scraps. But...
"During the national team break, it was important to improve a lot of things"12 September 2019
José Gomes says he and the Royals have spent plenty of time hard at work on the training ground during the international break, as Reading gear up to face Middlesbrough on Saturday afternoon.
🎥 Royals descend on town centre for John Lewis launch7 September 2019
Last week, we officially marked the launch of our exclusive retail partners John Lewis & Partners by hosting a signing session in their iconic store in the heart of Reading.
"We must fight for consistency"4 September 2019
Two defeats...followed by an unbeaten run of five...followed by a loss at home against high-flying Charlton last weekend. Consistency is a word which Royals boss José Gomes is keen to stress.
"I will take the responsibility for the defeat"31 August 2019
"A lot of bad things happened in the second half, things that I didn't like. But I am the only one responsible for this result," Royals boss José Gomes began in reacting to today's defeat.
José | "We cannot think that we have the points in our pocket"30 August 2019
José Gomes insists he is taking nothing for granted ahead of the weekend, as his Reading side gear up to take on Charlton Athletic at Madejski Stadium.