Reading – Steve Clarke appointed new manager

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Earlier today we reported how Reading Football Club had sacked manager Nigel Adkins. Now, the side have announced the appointment of a new boss, Steve Clarke. A move that will surely please the Reading faithful. Nigel Adkins was sacked following a 6-1 decimation by Birmingham City on the weekend. That result left Reading in 16th place in the Championship, taking …

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Nigel Adkins sacked by Reading

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Reading boss, Nigel Atkins has been sacked by the Championship club following the Royals dreary 6-1 thrashing at the hands of Birmingham City. Reading are sitting in 16th place, 10 points off the play-off positions. A spokesperson from the club said to BBC Sport, “Following this weekend’s 6-1 defeat at Birmingham, the board feel that a change in manager is necessary.” In …

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QPR move to snap up keeper McCarthy from Reading

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QPR have made a move for Reading keeper, Alex McCarthy after anticipating their need for a new keeper. The Reading shot-stopper has been singled out as a potential target to replace Julio Cesar who left Rangers to join Portuguese giants, Benfica. McCarthy was once tipped to join either Arsenal or Chelsea after impressing in Reading’s stay in the Premier League …

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Review of the Premiership part 4: Everyone else, West Brom to QPR

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Simon Poulter of What Would David Bowie Do? rounds up the season West Bromwich Albion (49 pts, GD -4) 8th OK, to be third at the end of October was the sort of start Baggies fans could have only dreamed of. And we have been there before with unfancied sides enjoying the nosebleed reaches of the table within the season’s …

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Arsenal transfer update: Sunzu confusion, Gonalons linked

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There is an interesting story in Here Is The City about the fate of the brilliantly named Stoppila Sunzu. If you remember rightly the Zambian defender Sunzu was apparently all lined up to be Arsenal’s first signing of the window with the association in his own country reporting that a move to North London was imminent. And then it went …

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Man United update: Is Wilfried Zaha a done deal? Danny Wellbeck on loan to Reading?

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So have United done a deal to sign Crsytal Palace’s tricky winger Wilfried Zaha? The Telegraph seems to think so. The paper believes that other clubs have been frightened off bidding for the player because Fergie has already agreed to sign him The Telgraoph says The main issue is when, not if, it will happen with Crystal Palace hoping to …

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Hot stuff – this week’s top stories; Arsenal destroy Reading pics, Christmas gift guides and more

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This week’s stories from Brandish and our pals Some great pics of Football in the snow Arsenal destroy Reading pics Evil Knievel talks cycle safety Brilliant video of a hammered Kim Wilde singing Kids in America on a train Nintendo Wii U games console review Samsung’s budget new big screen phone  Huge selection of Christmas gift guides Great pics from …

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Are Chelsea now favourites to land Theo Walcott?

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So the Theo Walcott  transfer saga rumbles on in many ways over shadowing everything else that is going on at The Emirates at the moment. Last night the youngster got his wish and was started by Arsene Wenger as a central striker. Walcott scored one and looked a constant threat trying to latch on to balls from Santi Cazorla and Mikel Arteta. It is clear that Reading gave Arsenal way too much …

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Walcott Crucial for Gunners’ Reading Trip

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On Monday night, Arsenal return to the scene of their incredible 7-5 win over Reading in the Capital One Cup, and will be desperate to bounce back strongly from their embarrassing midweek defeat to Bradford City. Arsene Wenger’s team selections this season have generally been predictable, but he’s struggled to decide on his best right-sided midfielder. Theo Walcott has started …

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