Reading close to signing Charlton and Bristol City target
Jan14

Reading close to signing Charlton and Bristol City target

Reading are reportedly closing in on the signing of Bournemouth striker Yann Kermorgant, according to the Sun’s Football League Reporter, Tom Barclay. With Cherries boss Eddie Howe signing two strikers – Benik Afobe and Lewis Grabban – this month, the Frenchman has fallen further down the pecking order at the Vitality Stadium, and now looks set to complete a move to the Championship. A number of teams from...

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Championship Round-Up: Middlesbrough extend lead at the top as Derby are held
Jan13

Championship Round-Up: Middlesbrough extend lead at the top as Derby are held

Middlesbrough have extended their lead at the top of the Championship to six points after a hard-fought 1-0 victory away at Brentford. The Bees dominated possession but it was a mistake by David Button that gifted the visitors their goal. The goalkeeper misjudged a corner, punched the ball over his head and into the goal. Aitor Karanka’s side have now won eight of their last nine matches and haven’t conceded in that time. Derby...

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Bournemouth: One player that could leave the Cherries in January
Jan12

Bournemouth: One player that could leave the Cherries in January

Name: Yann Kermorgant Position: Striker Having brought in Benik Afobe and Lewis Grabban for a combined fee of around £18 million in recent days, it would appear as though a striker will be leaving Bournemouth soon, and it could well be Yann Kermorgant. The Frenchman has only made 10 appearances for the Cherries this term, with four of those coming in cup competitions, including a start in Saturday’s FA Cup third round win over...

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Reading and Sheffield Wednesday eye 25-goal former Premier League striker
Jan12

Reading and Sheffield Wednesday eye 25-goal former Premier League striker

Reading and Sheffield Wednesday are reportedly plotting January moves for former Premier League forward Martyn Waghorn. The Championship duo, who currently sit 12th and seventh in the league table respectively, are keen on thrashing out a deal this month for the in-form Rangers hitman. The 25-year-old, who is a former England Under-21 international, has scored a sensational 25 goals in 27 appearances for the Scottish Championship...

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Championship Preview: Leaders Boro face tough Brentford trip
Jan11

Championship Preview: Leaders Boro face tough Brentford trip

Middlesbrough travel to Brentford on Tuesday night looking to maintain their four-point lead at the top of the table. Aitor Karanka’s side are unbeaten in eight league matches, winning seven, and will have fond memories of playing the Bees after beating them in the play-semi finals last season. Brentford boss Dean Smith, who saw his side knocked out the FA Cup by former club Walsall on Saturday, will be aiming for a seventh home...

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Reading table huge £3m bid for League One hotshot
Jan08

Reading table huge £3m bid for League One hotshot

Reading have reportedly tabled a £3m bid for League One hotshot Conor Washington. The Championship outfit, who face Huddersfield Town in the FA Cup this weekend, are thought to be keen on signing the Peterborough United striker following the £2m sale of fellow forward Nick Blackman to Derby County earlier this week. The 23-year-old, who started his career at non-league St Ives Town, has scored an impressive 14 goals in 29 appearances...

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