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Former Reading boss will take charge this weekend for match against Sheffield Wednesday

Liverpool manager Brendan Rodgers

Liverpool boss Brendan Rodgers says time in charge of Reading was career-defining

Rodgers lasted just six-months in charge of the Royals

Reading players look dejected after their recent defeat against Manchester United at Old Trafford in the Premier League

Unpaid, bad hours, and you have to watch Reading: is this the worst job in football?

Premier League club advertise year-long full-time internship

Leeds United all but confirm appointment of Brian McDermott

Former Reading manager set for a swift return to the game

Saracens will hold a minute's silence before game this weekend

Saracens maintain plan to hold minute's silence for Margaret Thatcher despite anger among own fans

Debate over whether to pay respects to form Prime Minister has divided opinion

Liverpool manager Brendan Rodgers only wants a minute’s silence for Hillsborough

Hillsborough families oppose minutes silence for Margaret Thatcher

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A view of Wembley, Liverpool will mark Hillsborough this weekend, respects paid to Thatcher
A view of Reading's Madejski stadium

Reading announce minute's silence for Liverpool match - but Margaret Thatcher tributes ruled out

Hillsborough disaster will be marked at the Madejski stadium

Loic Remy celebrates after scoring for QPR against Wigan

Harry Redknapp labels QPR draw with Wigan 'criminal'

The Hoops conceded a late equaliser

Reading manager Nigel Adkins
Adam Lallana celebrates his goal for Southampton

Reading 0 Southampton 2 match report: Nigel Adkins new boys left on brink by the team he built

Reading 0 Southampton 2: Southampton cruise to safety as Reading are left without a point from their last seven games

Saints' Rickie Lambert will relish the chance to line up against a Reading defence that has yet to keep a clean sheet in the league this year

Premier League: Reading v Southampton match preview

A look ahead to this weekend's Premier League fixture at the Madejski Stadium 

Gervinho (right) is congratulated on his goal by Bacary Sagna

Arsenal 4 Reading 1 match report: Arsène Wenger revels in trying to unlock potential of star turn Gervinho

Ivorian's passion for the game, if not his consistency, pleases the Arsenal manager

Bobby Zamora: The former Fulham striker is now a key figure for Harry Redknapp’s QPR

Martin Jol wishes Bobby Zamora well – after tonight's derby

The Fulham manager, Martin Jol, insists he has no regrets about losing striker Bobby Zamora to Queen's Park Rangers, who visit Craven Cottage this evening.

Arsenal 4 Reading 1 match report: Gervinho picks fine time to breathe life into Arsenal career

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