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Reading FC: Read Jaap Stam's press conference in full ahead of Monday's play-off final at Wembley

JAAP Stam revealed his Reading FC future does not depend on the outcome of Monday's Championship play-off final.

Royals' boss stressed he fully expects to be in charge of the Royals next season regardless of the result against Huddersfield Town at Wembley (3pm ko).

When

yesterday 13:07
Pride of Reading: Hospice staff helped family through 'worst year of their lives'

A drama teacher from Tilehurst has nominated a hospice charity for the way staff looked after his dying father.

Paul Jenkins passed away peacefully on June 10, 2016, after being cared for by the team at the Sue Ryder - Duchess of Kent Hospice in Liebenrood Road, Tilehurst.

He had

yesterday 12:39
Pride of Reading: Hospice staff helped family through 'worst year of their lives'

A drama teacher from Tilehurst has nominated a hospice charity for the way staff looked after his dying father.

Paul Jenkins passed away peacefully on June 10, 2016, after being cared for by the team at the Sue Ryder - Duchess of Kent Hospice in Liebenrood Road, Tilehurst.

He had

yesterday 12:39
Reading FC v Huddersfield Town: Team news ahead of Monday's play-off final at Wembley

THE CHAMPIONSHIP play-off final is fast approaching, with both Reading FC and Huddersfield Town looking to secure a coveted spot in the Premier League worth at least £170m to the winners.

Royals boss Jaap Stam and his opposite number David Wagner have both beaten each other once

yesterday 08:43
Great Western Railway will be supplying additional trains for the play-off final at Wembley between Reading FC and Huddersfield

FOOTBALL fans travelling to Wembley for Reading's £170 million showdown with Huddersfield are being advised to book train tickets in advance of Monday.

Great Western Railway (GWR) will be running four additional trains to and from London Paddington to take Royals fans to

yesterday 07:37
Berkshire victims targeted by fraudsters more than 1,000 times in just five months

Berkshire has seen more than 1,000 incidents of fraud reported to police over the last few months.

People in the county have been targeted by fraudsters in a number of different ways with bank account fraud and computer software scams the most likely to catch people out.

According

yesterday 04:57
Berkshire victims targeted by fraudsters more than 1,000 times in just five months

Berkshire has seen more than 1,000 incidents of fraud reported to police over the last few months.

People in the county have been targeted by fraudsters in a number of different ways with bank account fraud and computer software scams the most likely to catch people out.

According

yesterday 04:57
Audi Reading staff not to blame for death of mechanic George Cheese, coroner rules

A coroner controversially exonerated an Audi garage of blame for the suicide of an 18-year-old apprentice mechanic who complained about being bullied by colleagues .

An inquest heard George Cheese, from Woodley , was locked in a cage and had his clothes set on fire by staff at Audi

2017-05-26 16:39
Audi Reading staff not to blame for death of mechanic George Cheese, coroner rules

A coroner controversially exonerated an Audi garage of blame for the suicide of an 18-year-old apprentice mechanic who complained about being bullied by colleagues .

An inquest heard George Cheese, from Woodley , was locked in a cage and had his clothes set on fire by staff at Audi

2017-05-26 16:39
Reading FC: Supporters to pay a special tribute to lifelong Royals fan Gary Purser who died recently

A GROUP of Reading FC fans will be paying a special tribute to a lifelong supporter who died recently when Royals take on Huddersfield Town on Monday.

Gary Purser passed away following heart surgery on May 16, the day Reading beat Fulham in the play-off semi final second leg to seal

2017-05-26 16:01
Reading FC: All the facts and figures you need about the Championship play-off final against Huddersfield Town at Wembley

THE Sky Bet Championship play-off final is fast approaching - and here's everything you need to know about the Wembley showdown.

Monday's mouthwatering clash between Rewading FC and Huddersfield marks the 30th anniversary of Wembley play-off finals.

The format has grown in popularity

2017-05-26 14:55
Reading FC: Wembley play-off final tickets on general sale until 3pm today

READING FC fans can still buy tickets to Monday's Championship play-off final up until 3pm today.

It is believed an estimated 3,000 tickets remain unsold for the clash against Huddersfield Town at Wembley on Monday (3pm ko).

Tickets to the final are now on general sale and prices

2017-05-26 13:49
Thames Valley League: James Frost helps Kidmore to stunning comeback win against Eversley

KIDMORE End recovered from a nightmare start to stun Eversley by 55 runs in Division 2a, writes Richard Ashton.

Alex Sharp (3-18) decimated the visitors’ top order as they slumped to 8-4, but useful innings from wicket keeper Zac Leonard (34) and captain James Frost (33no) helped

2017-05-26 11:37
Appeal to find two van drivers after M4 hit and run near Reading

Police want to trace two van drivers after a man suffered serious injuries including a bleed on the brain in a hit and run on the M4 near Reading.

The man in his 60s, from Feltham, also suffered a fractured neck and skull.

Thames Valley Police is re-appealing for any witnesses but

2017-05-26 07:51
Appeal to find two van drivers after M4 hit and run near Reading

Police want to trace two van drivers after a man suffered serious injuries including a bleed on the brain in a hit and run on the M4 near Reading.

The man in his 60s, from Feltham, also suffered a fractured neck and skull.

Thames Valley Police is re-appealing for any witnesses but

2017-05-26 07:51
Jaap Stam is giving a press conference ahead of Reading's Championship final clash at Wembley with Huddersfield on Monday, May 29

THE final press conference before Reading FC battle for a place in the Premier League is underway. 

The Royals take on Huddersfield at Wembley on Monday for a place in the top flight (3pm ko).

The game is estimated to be worth at least £170m to the winning team.

2017-05-25 18:01
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Woman ‘locked her children in car boot’ while she shopped

A woman has been arrested after she allegedly locked her two young children in the boot of her car while she went inside a Wal-Mart store to shop.

Police in Riverdale, Utah, in the US, say witnesses heard the children, aged two and five, making a noise and saw the car shaking.

They

yesterday 21:55
CCTV images of Manchester bomber on night of attack released

Security images of the Manchester bomber on the night he committed mass murder have been released by police.

Wearing jeans, trainers and a dark jacket, Salman Abedi cuts an unobtrusive figure in his final moments before slaughtering 22 concert-goers on Monday.

On his back a rucksack

yesterday 21:55
Fact check: Trump tells tall tales even without Twitter

It has been a muted week for the “real” Donald Trump, the Twitter account where the president normally says a lot of things that are unreal.

Other frequent sources of free-range Trump – extended TV interviews, news conferences, speeches to supporters – were also

yesterday 20:49
Mother tells of her efforts to bring comfort to daughter’s last moments

The mother of Manchester terror attack victim Georgina Callander has spoken of her desperate efforts to bring comfort to the teenager’s final moments.

The 18-year-old was killed in the blast shortly after her favourite artist Ariana Grande left the stage at the Manchester Arena on

yesterday 20:49
5 things we learned from Arsenal’s FA Cup final win over Chelsea

Arsenal upset the odds to beat Premier League champions Chelsea and secure the FA Cup at Wembley on Saturday.

Here, Press Association Sport takes a look at five things we learned from the all-London final:

Arsenal and Chelsea players observe a minute’s silence in honour of the

yesterday 20:49
Dan Lawrence helps Essex stage fightback against Surrey

Teenager Dan Lawrence produced an encouraging response to Kumar Sangakkara’s double hundred as Essex fought back in their top-of-the-table Specsavers County Championship clash at Surrey.

The hosts posted 369 after their Sri Lankan left-hander reached 200, but a confident start by

yesterday 20:49
Scarlets lift PRO12 trophy following dominant display against Munster

Six-try Scarlets swept Munster’s meek challenge aside to win a one-sided Guinness PRO12 final 46-22 at the Aviva Stadium in Dublin.

Wayne Pivac’s men captured the Welsh region’s second PRO12 title – and first since 2004 – as their devastatingly potent attack floored an

yesterday 20:49
Conservative lead over Labour shrinking ahead of General Election, polls show

A brace of new General Election polls have shown the Conservative lead over Labour shrinking as the June 8 vote approaches.

An Opinium poll for The Observer found the Tory advantage had fallen from 13 to 10 points over the past week, with Theresa May’s party on 45% (down one point),

yesterday 19:43
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yesterday 21:55 Woman ‘locked her children in car boot’ while she shopped
yesterday 21:55 CCTV images of Manchester bomber on night of attack released
yesterday 20:49 Fact check: Trump tells tall tales even without Twitter
yesterday 20:49 Mother tells of her efforts to bring comfort to daughter’s last moments
yesterday 20:49 5 things we learned from Arsenal’s FA Cup final win over Chelsea
yesterday 20:49 Dan Lawrence helps Essex stage fightback against Surrey
yesterday 20:49 Scarlets lift PRO12 trophy following dominant display against Munster
yesterday 19:43 Conservative lead over Labour shrinking ahead of General Election, polls show
yesterday 19:43 BA says ‘power supply issue’ behind IT failure that grounded flights
yesterday 19:43 Silva excited not intimidated by chance to work under Watford’s demanding owners
yesterday 19:43 Ben Stokes stars as England hold off South Africa in thrilling ODI
yesterday 19:43 Aaron Ramsey gives Arsenal deserved FA Cup victory against Chelsea
yesterday 18:37 Nicola Sturgeon promises to put young people at centre of SNP manifesto
yesterday 18:37 Trump accused of ‘utter contempt’ over refusal to sign climate change agreement
yesterday 18:37 Poll shows Conservative lead over Labour shrinking as vote approaches
yesterday 18:37 Today on the campaign trail: Tim Farron takes the cake on 47th birthday
yesterday 18:37 BA could face huge compensation bill over stranded passengers
yesterday 18:37 PHOTOS: Firefighters have to carry 80kg water pump along Thames after lightning strike set trees on fire
yesterday 18:37 Thibaut Pinot wins thrilling stage 20 of Giro d’Italia
yesterday 18:37 Lewis Hamilton ‘devastated’ after qualifying woes leave him 13th on Monaco grid
yesterday 18:37 Stan Wawrinka and Jo-Wilfried Tsonga warm up for French Open with wins
yesterday 18:37 PHOTOS: Firefighters have to carry 80kg water pump along Thames after lightning strike set trees on fire
yesterday 17:31 Fans met with heavy armed police presence ahead of Wembley FA Cup final
yesterday 17:31 Donald Trump faces new controversies as foreign trip winds down
yesterday 17:31 British Airways cancels all flights from Gatwick and Heathrow
yesterday 17:31 Huge security operation under way for Manchester music gig
yesterday 17:31 National terror threat lowered but attack is still 'highly likely'
yesterday 17:31 French Open: Ten players to watch
yesterday 17:31 Celtic leave it late as Rogic’s dramatic strike clinches treble
yesterday 17:31 Exeter secure first Premiership title with extra-time penalty against Wasps
yesterday 17:31 National terror threat lowered but attack is still 'highly likely'
yesterday 17:03 Southbanker: I'm taking Reading FC's Simod Cup win as inspiration for play-off final
yesterday 17:03 Southbanker: I'm taking Reading FC's Simod Cup win as inspiration for play-off final
yesterday 16:25 Radio 1’s Big Weekend holds minute’s silence for Manchester bombing victims
yesterday 16:25 Ukip would hold local referendums on fox hunting: Nuttall
yesterday 16:25 Terror threat level reduced as police unravel attacker’s bomb-making methods
yesterday 16:25 Shoppers evacuated amid ‘knifeman’ alert at supermarket
yesterday 16:25 Young pretenders target the tennis old guard at French Open
yesterday 16:25 Rose off the pace but upbeat after third round of 70
yesterday 15:19 Ukip would hold a referendum on fox hunting: Nuttall
yesterday 15:19 IRA bombing campaign was completely wrong because it killed civilians – Corbyn
yesterday 15:19 Marco Silva appointed Watford boss
yesterday 15:19 Raikkonen claims pole position as Hamilton starts from lowly 13th in Monaco
yesterday 15:19 Stokes smashes century after lucky start as England make 330
yesterday 14:51 The pubs for Reading FC fans heading to Wembley
yesterday 14:51 The pubs for Reading FC fans heading to Wembley
yesterday 14:13 George Osborne: May and Corbyn offering ‘retreat from international liberalism’
yesterday 14:13 Radio 1’s Big Weekend to hold minute’s silence for Manchester bombing victims
yesterday 14:13 Terror threat level reduced as more arrests made in Manchester bombing probe
yesterday 14:13 Trump to decide next week on Paris climate accord
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yesterday 21:33 O2 Academy in Glasgow evacuated during Erasure concert after reports of fire
yesterday 21:33 Cruel mum locked two young kids in boot of her car while she went shopping
yesterday 21:33 'Mass brawl' involving 50 people breaks out on BEACH as temperatures soared leaving teenage boy with 'head injury'
yesterday 21:33 'Mass brawl' involving 50 people breaks out on BEACH as temperatures soared leaving teenage boy with 'head injury'
yesterday 21:17 Woman SHOT DEAD in ‘cycle-by attack’ horror on London street
yesterday 21:09 Urgent appeal as 'vulnerable' Irene Jackson goes missing from Wold Road, Hull
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yesterday 21:07 Arsenal 2-1 Chelsea: Aaron Ramsey Gunners' hero as Arsene Wenger's men win FA Cup - 5 things we learned
yesterday 21:07 A fall guy for finishing fifth, Aaron Ramsey fittingly rescues Arsenal's season again with another FA Cup Final winner
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yesterday 21:07 Bomb squad called in and residents evacuated after HOAX 'suspicious package' discovered inside house in Coventry
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yesterday 21:07 Cher's ex husband and Allman Brothers Band founder Gregg Allman dies aged 69
yesterday 21:07 Cher's ex husband and Allman Brothers Band founder Gregg Allman dies aged 69
yesterday 21:07 Campaigners say new affordable housing can't be built because no one knows who owns land in England and Wales
yesterday 21:07 Campaigners say new affordable housing can't be built because no one knows who owns land in England and Wales
yesterday 21:07 Murder investigation launched after woman, 20, shot dead after being surrounded by suspects on bicycles
yesterday 21:07 Boeing nowhere: British Airways computer chaos could attract biggest compensation bill in history
yesterday 21:07 Boeing nowhere: British Airways computer chaos could attract biggest compensation bill in history
yesterday 21:07 Matt Lucas' plush £4m LA home has a lagoon pool and walk-in closet - but it's his carpet that Arsenal fans will love
yesterday 21:07 Matt Lucas' plush £4m LA home has a lagoon pool and walk-in closet - but it's his carpet that Arsenal fans will love
yesterday 21:07 Smirking paedophile boasts of sending WhatsApp messages and watching porn on phone after moving from jail to secure hospital
yesterday 21:07 Young woman's agony over mum and brother who both committed suicide after he was 'falsely accused of rape'
yesterday 21:07 Young woman's agony over mum and brother who both committed suicide after he was 'falsely accused of rape'
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yesterday 21:07 Roger Moore's last Bond Girl: He was the best 007 but raising charity cash was his greatest role
yesterday 21:07 Boy, 15, dies after 'taking MDMA tablets' at youth disco as two others taken to hospital
yesterday 21:07 Boy, 15, dies after 'taking MDMA tablets' at youth disco as two others taken to hospital
yesterday 21:07 "I'd rather be an honest a***hole": Mel B's estranged husband 'lets rip at Spice Girl' amid divorce battle
yesterday 21:01 Man who was almost killed by fiancée urges male victims of domestic abuse to speak out
yesterday 20:27 New witness spotted missing RAF airman Corrie McKeague an hour after last known sighting
yesterday 20:27 Labour closing in on Tories at UK level as new polls show Theresa May's lead is shrinking
yesterday 20:27 Wishaw dad tells of Manchester bomb 'carnage' as he desperately tried to find daughter after blast
yesterday 20:25 May's lead narrows after Manchester attack, new polls show
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