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  • In pictures: Reading FC fans at Derby clash
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    All pictures by Eddie Greville All smiles from this trio Wrapped up! All set for the game One man and his paper Fun in the sun Showing their colours with pride A family of loyal Royals More than 17,000 were inside the Mad Stad It was a freezing afternoon Just chilling! Loyal Royals All ready for the match Supporters young and a little older! In their seats nice and early Ready for the action All smiles from these fans Plenty of emotions being shown here Great to come out on a freezing day Royals fans were hoping for a fourth home league win of the season Upper West Stand Lower West Stand Loving the Royals hats Must have been taken when Reading were losing.. Not much to cheer about at times for Reading Lots to talk about though by the end Don't forget to keep an eye out on our social media pages for more Royals news. Our Twitter page is @getreadingfc and we are also on Facebook: Reading FC - Get Reading. ...
  • Some of the best photos of Reading FC fans during Derby County game
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    Reading fans at the Derby clash. Credit: Eddie Greville More than 17,500 supporters made it to Madejski Stadium for a six-goal thriller on Saturday afternoon. Reading FC's 3-3 draw with Derby County did little for either side's respective aims for the season but it was still a highly entertaining clash. There were four goals inside the opening 35 minutes as the two teams went in level at half time, but Tom Lawrence added a third for Derby County just seconds after the break. Read More Jaap Stam on the draw with Derby County, Reading FC fans and Baird's red card Jon Dadi Bodvarsson bagged his ninth goal of the season late on, however, to make the final score end 3-3. The official attendance was 17,647 with 2,855 away fans. getreading photographer Eddie Greville was pitchside to capture some of the Royals supporters. Check out his gallery of pictures here. Don't forget to keep an eye out on our social...
  • Why McCarthy had no need to apologise despite losing the plot
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    Ipswich Town boss Mick McCarthy. Credit: PA By Russell Kempson Mick McCarthy, the Ipswich Town manager, has always worn his heart on his sleeve. The straight-talking son of Barnsley usually tells it as it is, unlike many of his cliché-ridden peers who prefer fluffy fiction to hard fact. Shame, then, that McCarthy subsequently felt the need to say sorry after the 1-1 draw between Ipswich and Norwich City in the East Anglian derby at Carrow Road last Sunday. Luke Chambers had given the Tractor Boys an 89th-minute lead and McCarthy exploded in a mix of joy, relief and frustration on the touchline. So much so that he rather lost the plot, swearing and gesticulating in what appeared to be the direction of the Ipswich fans. Read More This is why Reading FC fans are walking 37 miles to Fulham game As if to say: “Up yours, you load of..." Fair play, Mick. If they give you stick, should you not...
  • Where to park for Reading Half Marathon 2018
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    Reading Half Marathon runners dressed as Mario Kart. Credit: Get Reading If you are planning on driving to Reading Half Marathon, here's all you need to know about where to park. More than 15,000 runners are expected to take part in the race in Reading, Berkshire on Sunday, March 18 but official parking spaces are limited and booking is advised. There is no parking at the Madejski Stadium where the race comes to an incredible end or on the surrounding roads – vehicles will be removed and the race delayed. Read More Get to know the route for Reading Half Marathon 2018 Parking is split into four official car parks, Pink, Yellow, Red and Blue and costs £11 for the day. The official car park map. Credit: Reading Half Marathon Spaces in the Pink car park have sold out, with the remainder of spaces being allocated on a first come first serve basis. Runners who have already...
  • Brexit 'Facts' bus will be stopping in Reading
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    The Brexit: Is it worth it? bus rolls out for the first time. Credit: Brexit: Is it worth it? Campaign A pro-EU campaign bus will be trundling into Reading on Monday, February 26 as part of a country-wide tour. The tour has been launched in an attempt to get the British public to think again about exiting the EU. The red bus is emblazoned with the claim that Brexit is to cost the UK £2,000 million a week, in a similar vein to the red 'Vote Leave' battle bus that toured the country during the campaign to leave the EU in 2016. Read More Phillip Lee MP questions Brexit’s 'damaging impact' on economy Peter Leisupe, chairman of Berkshire for Europe, said: "We welcome the visit of the bus as it helps highlight the detrimental effect Brexit is having, apart from the obvious economic issues, on local NHS services. "EU nationals are helping combat NHS recruitment...
  • Thames Voyces concert will celebrate choir's golden anniversary
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    Thames Voyces is celebrating its golden anniversary. Credit Thames Voyces Singers past and present will join together to celebrate Thames Voyces 50th anniversary at a special concert. The group which is based in Bracknell will be performing works by English composer Purcell, Italian composers Vivaldi and Monteverdi as well as Austrian composer Haydn on Saturday, March 17 at 7.30pm. The concert at St John the Baptist Church in Waterloo Road, Crowthorne, will take the audience through a range of music spanning 200 years. Read More David Bailey praises Berkshire photographer's work as she wins two awards Former choir members from across Bracknell, Wokingham, Reading, Berkshire and beyond, will return to mark the anniversary, with musical director Nick Austin overseeing the evening. The choir, which is based at South Hill Park, will also be joined by Musica Poetica, formed by the Royal Academy of Music they have a passion for 17th century music. Musica Poetica. Credit: UGC Tickets are £14,...
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