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Reading FC News

The Royals will be targeting a successful run in the FA Cup to get their season firmly back on track as they prepare for a trip to Cardiff on Saturday.

Steve Clark's side have stuttered in their league campaign following a promising start to the season and will hope for a much-needed boost with a win over The Bluebirds, who have

18:00 Wed 14 Jan 2015
Steve Clarke Reading boss Steve Clarke has told the press he plans to be prudent in the January transfer window. Clarke hopes to improve the squad, and has been linked with a host of players, but the
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17:45 Thu 18 Dec 2014
Steve Clarke New Royals boss Steve Clarke says he's determined to leave a successful legacy at Reading FC after replacing Nigel Adkins on Tuesday. The 51-year-old former West Brom boss, who has worked as assistant to Jose
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08:30 Tue 16 Dec 2014
reading fc Former West Brom boss Steve Clarke is the bookies' favourite to take over at Reading FC following the sacking of manager Nigel Adkins. Former Chelsea defender Clarke has been without a club since leaving the
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18:30 Thu 08 Jan 2015
Jem Karacan Having spent 16 months on the sidelines with a knee injury, Jem Karacan described this week's return to competitive action as an 'amazing feeling'. The Royals club captain played in a development squad match against
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16:11 Tue 16 Dec 2014
reading fc Reading FC have confirmed Steve Clarke as manager of the club on a two-and-a-half year contract. The 51-year-old, who's worked with the likes of Jose Mourinho, Kenny Dalglish, Ruud Gullit and Gianfranco Zola as a
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18:11 Mon 15 Dec 2014
Nigel Adkins Manager Nigel Adkins has been sacked by Reading FC following Saturday's disastrous 6-1 defeat at Birmingham City. The club's board relieved Adkins of his duties on Monday and thanked him for his 'hard work and
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18:42 Tue 27 Jan 2015
Sam Barratt Sam Barratt's exhilarating cameo against St Albans City has taken him to within touching distance of a starting place. Johnson Hippolyte says the former Bracknell Town player is now pushing the likes of Danny Green
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09:44 Wed 28 Jan 2015
Gav James scored four for Flackwell Heath against Shrivenham Flackwell Heath 8, Shrivenham 0 Flackwell Heath gave another indication of their impressive form with an 8-0 win over Shrivenham at Wilks Park. The Heathens, who've moved up to third in the Hellenic Premier Division,
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08:37 Mon 12 Jan 2015
wycombe wand Chairboys' boss Gareth Ainsworth has agreed a deal to bring former Queens Park Rangers and Brentford midfielder Marcus Bean to the club. The 31-year-old has been released from his contract at League 1 club Colchester
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Reading FC News

Premier League football graces the Madejski Stadium again this season after Reading FC's triumphant title-winning campaign in the npower Championship in 2011/12.

The Royals secured promotion to the Barclays Premier League with a 1-0 win over Nottingham Forest in April, after a fantastic surge in the second half of the season saw them climb to the top of the league table.

Brian McDermott's Reading FC had narrowly missed out on a return to the Premier League a year earlier, when they lost to Brendan Rodgers' Swansea City FC in the 2011 Championship play-off final at Wembley Stadium.

Prior to this season, the Madejski Stadium had only staged Premiership football in the 2006/7 and 2007/8 seasons - during the first of which the Royals missed out on UEFA Cup qualification by just one place, finishing in eighth.

A year later the Premiership table did not make such kind viewing for Reading FC fans, as Steve Coppell's side were relegated on the last day of the season in 18th.

Supporters will be hoping the Royals achieve Premier League survival this time around.

Return to our Reading FC page for all the latest football scores, transfer news, pre-match coverage and post-match reaction.

Club: Reading FC

Nickname: The Royals

Formed: 1871

Ground: Madejski Stadium

League: Premier League

Owner: Thames Sport Investment (Anton Zingarevich)

Chairman: Sir John Madejski

Manager: Brian McDermott

Reading FC Twitter: @ReadingFC

Official club website: - for Reading FC tickets, football fixtures and the Barclays Premier League table.