Category: Reading FC

Huddersfield vs. Reading Championship playoff final preview and TV times

Huddersfield Town and Reading will do battle on Monday at Wembley Stadium for the right to take their place in the Premier League next season. The Championship Playoff Final has come to be known as the most lucrative game in football, with the latest estimates suggesting a success under the iconic arch could be worth as much as £200 million to the victors. But the supporters who make their way to this one won’t be too concerned about that. Indeed, Reading and Huddersfield fans will be dreaming of rubbing shoulders with some of the elite in world football in 2017-18. ... Read more

Huddersfield vs Reading: Betting odds for £170m Championship Playoff Final

Huddersfield Town and Reading will go head-to-head at Wembley on Monday in the Championship Playoff Final, with 90 minutes between the sides and potential promotion to the Premier League. The annual clash at the national stadium is regularly labelled as a match worth £170 million, given the substantial riches the victor will receive by competing in English football’s top tier the following season. With the majority of people having a day off for the Bank Holiday, betting on the clash at Wembley will be sizeable – but it is important to pick the right site with LatestBettingSites in-depth review if ... Read more

Championship playoffs to be streamed in US featuring Reading, Fulham, Sheff Wed and Huddersfield

The Championship playoffs will be streamed to viewers in the United States featuring Reading, Fulham, Sheffield Wednesday and Huddersfield Town all fighting to become the one team that gets promoted to the Premier League. Brighton and Newcastle have already sealed promotion from the Championship to the Premier League, but now it’s time for the teams that finished in third through sixth position to compete in the Championship playoff semi-finals. Those semi-finals take begin this weekend, and will be shown live across beIN SPORTS Connect. For soccer fans in the US, you can access beIN SPORTS Connect directly through its website, ... Read more

Where to find Man United vs. Reading FA Cup on US TV and streaming

If you’re trying to find out how you can watch Manchester United vs. Reading, you’ve come to the right place. Manchester United legend Jaap Stam returns to Old Trafford on Saturday, but this time he’ll be managing Reading and not playing in the heart of defense for the Red Devils. United face a Reading side that is flying high in the Championship in third place. Game: Man United vs. Reading Kickoff: 7:30am ET / 4:30am PT Looking to watch Manchester United vs. Reading online from work, home or on the go? If you live in the USA, there are several ... Read more

Stam plots FA Cup upset on Man United return

London (AFP) – Jaap Stam returns to Manchester United on Saturday with the Reading manager plotting an FA Cup giant-killing at the club that sold him when he fell out with Alex Ferguson. The 44-year-old Dutch former hardman defender, who won three Premier League titles, an FA Cup and the 1999 Champions League during his three-year stay at United, has impressed in his first job in England, guiding Reading to the cusp of the automatic promotion places to the Premier League.     However, his “Royals” confront a United side that are FA Cup holders and at last are beginning to ... Read more

Old boy Stam set for United return in FA Cup

London (AFP) – Former Manchester United hardman defender Jaap Stam will return to Old Trafford in January after the second tier side he manages Reading were drawn to meet the holders in the third round of the FA Cup on Monday. The 44-year-old — who won three Premier League titles, an FA Cup and the 1999 Champions League during his three year stay at United — has said he fears for his job if a proposed takeover of the club goes through despite guiding them to the heady heights of third in the table. In a draw short of the ... Read more

Stam joins Reading for first manager role

London (AFP) – Championship club Reading gave former Manchester United and Netherlands great Jaap Stam his first job as senior team coach on Monday. The 43-year-old — a Champions League winner with United in 1999 — signed a two year contract with Reading, who fired predecessor Brian McDermott last month after the ‘Royals’ flirted with relegation and finished 17th in the second tier. “We are all extremely excited to have Jaap Stam as the new manager of Reading,” a statement attributed to club shareholder Tiger on the club’s official website said. “Lady Sasima (Srivikorn, co-chairwoman), Narin (Niruttinanon, shareholder) and I ... Read more

Chelsea prospect Lucas Piazon will spend the season at Reading on loan

Reading have signed Chelsea forward Lucas Piazon on a season-long loan. The 21-year-old Brazilian, who has played three times for the Blues, will spend the entire 2015-16 campaign with the Royals, who fought off stern competition for his signature. SEE MORE: Up-to-the-minute transfer deadline deals. Boss Steve Clarke told the club’s official website: “Lucas is a very talented attacking player who can create chances and score goals. “When we spoke I was impressed by both his maturity and desire to prove himself in English football after some loan moves to European leagues. I’m sure Lucas will bring something extra to our ... Read more