Nigel Adkins has been relieved of his duties at Reading FC. This is a decision that will not come as a huge surprise to the supporters and arguably to the man himself. 595 more words
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Reading will be attempting to make it three consecutive Championship matches without defeat this weekend as they travel to St. Andrew’s to take on a Birmingham City outfit who have evidently benefitted – defeat to lowly Blackpool aside – from October’s decision to replace the struggling Lee Clarke with former Blues defender Gary Rowett. 808 more words
Reading’s somewhat tedious goalless draw with fellow strugglers Bolton on Saturday was met with a curiously mixed reaction from supporters. While some chose to focus upon and prioritise an improved resilience in defence that led to a rare clean sheet, many more were concerned by the fact that Nigel Adkins’ men had looked so utterly pedestrian and ineffective against a team with the worst away record in the Championship. 751 more words
Saturday’s nail-biting victory over a Norwich City outfit also hopelessly devoid of confidence and form came at an absolutely critical juncture for Nigel Adkins.
A desperate run of just two victories in 12 outings had understandably led to a growing number of disillusioned Reading supporters beginning to seriously question if the relentlessly optimistic former Southampton favourite was the correct man to lead the club moving forward into a rather uncertain future under mysterious new owners. 792 more words
The next seven days could go some way to determining the future of Reading manager Nigel Adkins.
The Royals slumped to a fourth defeat in five league matches after a 3-1 loss at Blackburn Rovers on Saturday, leaving the Berkshire outfit 15th in the Championship table, all this after a promising start to the season. 887 more words
Reading’s horrific run of form continued last night in a substandard second half performance with AFC Bournemouth’s Pitman bagging a brace.
Eddie Howe’s A.F.C Bournemouth disposed of Adkin’s struggling Reading side in a 3-0 victory to make it 3 wins on the bounce, whilst the result puts Reading into 17th after failing to register a win in 6 league matches. 823 more words