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Stam plays down Reading’s Premier League chances

Jaap Stam has played down Reading’s chances of winning promotion to the Premier League this season, despite going agonisingly close last time round. The Royals made it to the playoff final at Wembley back in May,


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Reading finally get their man as Bacuna joins from Aston Villa

Reading have finally completed the signing of Aston Villa star Leandro Bacuna, who they have been chasing for much of the summer transfer window. • Reading had failed with at least one previous bid • Bacuna


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Barrow joins Reading after Swansea City accept improved bid

Mo Barrow has signed a four-year contract at Reading, who failed with an offer for his signature earlier this summer but returned with an improved bid. The 24-year-old was part of the Swansea City squad which


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Liverpool defender set for £3.75m Royals transfer

Tiago Ilori is set to end his rather uneventful time with Liverpool after the Merseyside club accepted Reading’s offer of £3.75million for his signature. The Portuguese defender cost a reported £7million when the Reds took him


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Reading boss thrilled to add Kermorgant to squad

Brian McDermott has spoken of his delight at landing Yann Kermorgant, who has joined Reading on a contract until the summer of 2017. The 34-year-old was part of Bournemouth’s Premier League squad this season, but he


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Evans determined to make most of Reading move

George Evans has completed a transfer from Manchester City to Reading, and he has expressed his delight at the prospect of regular first team action. The 21-year-old developed through the youth system at the Etihad Stadium,


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McDermott handed Premier League task at Reading

Brian McDermott has been appointed as Reading manager for the second time, and the club expect him to once more lead them to the Premier League. The 54-year-old has a long history with the Madejski Stadium


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Reading boss bowled over by Sa’s Premier desire

Steve Clarke knew he had to sign Orlando Sa when the striker revealed he intends to fire Reading back into the Premier League. The Royals were relegated from the top-flight at the end of the 2012-13


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Derby County take Bent and Pearce on free transfers

Derby County have signed Darren Bent and Alex Pearce on free transfers. Despite leading the race for promotion to the Premier League for significant portion of last season, the Rams fell away badly at the business


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Bournemouth plans continue with goalkeeper deal

Adam Federici has joined Bournemouth on a three-year contract, becoming the second goalkeeper to join the club in a matter of days. Earlier this week the Cherries confirmed the signing of Poland international Artur Boruc, who


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