Bowen | "I expect a reaction from my players"11 Hours ago
No time to dwell on the disappointment of defeat. We travel to Oakwell for a clash with Barnsley on Wednesday night and an extended stay away to prepare for two away games in 72 hours.
"I'm angry and disappointed because we're better than that"7 December 2019
Royals boss Mark Bowen labelled this afternoon's performance against Birmingham City as the most disappointing he's experienced since taking charge in October. But he's champing at the bit to put it...
Manager gives fitness updates on Baldock and Ejaria6 December 2019
While John Swift’s injury, picked up ahead of our trip to Wigan, will keep him out of action for a couple of games, there is some good news in relation to other recent absentees.
Bowen on Birmingham’s threats and season-defining December5 December 2019
The feel-good factor after that turnaround win against Wigan is still in full effect – but boss Mark Bowen knows that it is important to back that up with another three points when the Royals get back...
“He hustles and bustles – and I’m delighted for him”2 December 2019
After George Pușcaș grabbed his first hat-trick in Reading colours, Royals boss Mark Bowen expressed his delight for the striker.
Bowen | “The spirit of my players shines through every day”30 November 2019
A goal down, into the final quarter of an hour, staring a potential third straight defeat in the face. But the Royals do what they do best – stuck to their task and made it happen against Wigan and...
"Small details costing us in a league of fine margins"26 November 2019
The Royals had restricted their high-flying in-form opponents to very little in front of goal and, whilst conceding possession to a talented Leeds side, Mark Bowen's men were seemingly on their way to...
Bowen | “My boys will be up for it”25 November 2019
The games keep coming thick and fast – and the latest test comes this Tuesday under the Madejski Stadium floodlights when we host Leeds United.
“We missed that little bit of guile or quality”23 November 2019
Brentford were winners on the day in a game that could have gone either way. Reading created the only gilt-edged opportunity of the game, but it was the Bees who capitalised on a half-chance to win it...
Boss wants to take the game to Brentford22 November 2019
Reading manager Mark Bowen knows that Brentford are capable of playing some of the best attacking football in the division – and that it’s imperative to stop them if you want to get anything out of...
Bowen confirms Boyé ready for selection21 November 2019
Two weeks away from competitive action has given some extra time for our injured players to continue their rehabilitation.
Mark Bowen attends STAR Fan Forum15 November 2019
October was an eventful month to say the least for Mark Bowen. Announced as manager midway through the month, picking up his first points home and then away, and then he starts November by getting two...
Bowen discusses deserved down-time for the squad14 November 2019
Some of the squad are away with their countries; for the remainder, the past few days have offered an opportunity to clear the mind and get some rest.
"Every little thing we asked them to do as individuals, they did"9 November 2019
Three home wins in three and ten points from a possible twelve. Mark Bowen remains unbeaten as Royals boss and goes into the international break with a comprehensive 3-0 win to his team's name.
Bowen confirms skipper back in contention this weekend8 November 2019
You just can’t keep a good man down.