It is becoming an all too familiar feeling around The Den for Millwall fans – the battle to stave off relegation. And this season was no different as they had to wait until the final day to make sure of their Championship status.
A nail-biting 1-0 victory over Bournemouth ensured new manager Ian Holloway had guided the club to safety and give fans hope that next season under his stewardship, they might fare better.
Yeovil Town played their first ever game in England’s second tier on Saturday and clinched a historic win at the first attempt. Admittedly the Glovers rode their luck for large parts of the game as Millwall were continuously wasteful in front of goal, and as such Ed Upson’s winner in the last few minutes could be construed as something of a smash-and-grab affair, but the win bodes well.
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Newcastle look ready to offer Reading defender Alex Pearce a contract, as Metro says Alan Pardew is beginning to plan for the future.
Newcastle’s defence was breached regularly in the Premier League last season, shipping over 70 goals including seven over two games to Arsenal, Liverpool and Manchester United.
Pardew sees Pearce as the plughole needed to stop this sorry statistic being repeated again next campaign, especially as club...More
FA Cup: Fifth round
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Reading’s first return to the Premier League since being relegated in the 2007-08 campaign was not as successful as they planned. They made some signings in the transfer window - including striker Pavel Pogrebnyak being brought in from Fulham and Danny Guthrie in from Newcastle United - but these players, and others, failed to make an impact throughout the season. They were k...More
Reading will close out their year-long stint in the Premier League with a trip to Upton Park to take on a West Ham side aiming to secure a top-half finish.
The two sides have had contrasting fortunes this season after both coming up from the Championship last season, where ironically it was relegated Reading who came up as champions while the Hammers, who had to make it through the play-offs, have survived far more comfortably under...More
It could prove to be a rather tame encounter at the Madejski Stadium as long-relegated Reading entertain a Manchester City side still smarting from the unbelievable disappointment of their FA Cup final defeat to Wigan.
The Royals picked up their first win since Nigel Adkins replaced Brian McDermott as manager in their last encounter at Fulham and against a City side facing constant speculation that their own boss Roberto Mancini is d...More
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