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José | “Not a beautiful game – but an important point”

16 March 2019

“It was difficult, especially because of the weather,” began José Gomes after a fixture in Stoke that had lived up to its stereotype – blustery, rainy and a real slog.

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José getting Royals ready for the fight in Stoke

14 March 2019

Reading are travelling to Stoke City this weekend; with the Royals in action 24 hours earlier than the Potters in midweek, it gave the backroom staff an extra opportunity to take a look at Saturday’s...

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Academy

José | "If our young players have the quality and capability, their age doesn't matter"

13 March 2019

Just prior to the arrival of manager José Gomes, Academy defensive duo Tom McIntyre and Gabriel Osho earned first team debuts; no.48 and no.49 to come through the ranks to feature for our senior side....

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"We could not celebrate after the win over Wigan, we cannot cry after tonight's defeat"

12 March 2019

Marcelo Bielsa's side climbed back to the top of the table this evening with a performance and some spectacular goals that earned them victory at Madejski Stadium. But the Royals boss wasn't...

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José | "We must keep our feet on the ground"

11 March 2019

José Gomes has called on the Royals to focus their attention on the threat of Leeds United on Tuesday, reiterating his point that his squad must stay grounded in the run-in.

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“We won the fight, so we could win the football”

9 March 2019

What a day at Madejski Stadium. An 89th minute leveller by Mo Barrow, which was overshadowed by Yakou Méïté’s winner in the seventh minute of stoppage time.

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José on Academy pathway to the senior team

5 March 2019

For the past 20 years, we have been proudly nurturing young talent and turning them into first-team footballers.

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Club News

José entertains and informs at an insightful STAR Fans' Forum

4 March 2019

Last Thursday, manager José Gomes spoke at length and in fascinating detail to a room full of Royals supporters as STAR held its latest Fans' Forum in the 1871 Suite at Madejski Stadium.

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"You cannot find any easy game in the Championship"

28 February 2019

José Gomes gave his thoughts ahead of a vital clash against Ipswich Town this weekend, with the Championship's bottom club hoping to claw their way back towards safety.

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Club News

José set to star in STAR Fans' Forum tonight

28 February 2019

Tonight, the 1871 Suite plays host to a Fans' Forum featuring manager José Gomes at the top table, answering questions from members of our Supporters' Trust.

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José rues not converting chances into vital second goal

23 February 2019

"Against teams that play like Rotherham, even if you are a goal ahead, you cannot be satisfied," Royals boss José Gomes said after the 1-1 home draw with the Millers this afternoon.

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JG | “The players know exactly how important this game is”

21 February 2019

“What happens on Saturday does not decide things – if we win, we are not safe. And if we lose, it does not mean that we cannot get back to a safe position,” explained Royals boss José Gomes ahead of...

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