Reading Football Club News: September 2022

Carroll Returns On Short Term Contract

15 September 2022
By Hob Nob Anyone?

Striker Andy Carroll has completed his return to Reading after a time training with the first team. Carroll has signed a short term four month deal that will see him stay with the Royals until the middle of January. Carroll played 8 times for Reading last season scoring two league goals. After his short stay in Berkshire, Carroll went to West Brom where he played 15 times, scoring a further three goals. The 33-year old former Newcastle, Liverpool and West Ham player has been without a club so far this season.

Home Run Ended By Sunderland

14 September 2022
By Hob Nob Anyone?

Last night, Reading's unbeaten home run came to an end in spectacular fashion. Sunderland dominated possession from start to finish, scored two goals in quick succession on the break shortly before half time, and finished off an extremely poor Reading team with a simply superb third goal midway through the second half. However, it has to be said Reading made a huge contribution towards their own demise.
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Watford Away Game Postponed

09 September 2022
By Hob Nob Anyone?

Reading's away game scheduled for tomorrow (Saturday) at Watford has been postponed. All of this weekend's FA affiliated fixtures have been postponed following the death of Queen Elizabeth II yesterday. This includes all levels of English football including the Football League and Premier League fixtures.

Reading Bounce Back Again With Good Win

04 September 2022
By Hob Nob Anyone?

Reading once again bounced back from a heavy away defeat in Yorkshire to extend their 100% home record to four games with a well-earned victory over struggling Stoke City. Further depleted by injuries, Paul Ince reshuffled the line up to include Shane Long and Lucas Joao in the starting eleven. A much improved Joao gave Reading the perfect start opening the scoring in the second minute. Wilmot levelled the scores just before the interval, before Joao sealed the points tucking away a second half penalty after he was brought down by a clumsy challenge from Wilmott. In a match which was scrappy at times, Reading were far more creative going forward and is spite of having less possession, were more threatening in the final third. The win, with Sheffield United playing later, lifted Reading temporarily in to second place in the table.
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