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I'm Wimb, otherwise known as Dan, editor of The Tilehurst End. I'm a broadcast journalist by trade and otherwise enjoy gaming, playing sport and going to a gig whenever I get the chance. Aside from Reading I'm an Arizona Diamondbacks fan and pop in from time to time on the Arizona Snakepit

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Reading FC Ups & Downs 2013/14: 1st Quarter

Last season we took a regular look at who's reputation and performances were on the up and who was slumping at the Madejski Stadium and we continue that today with a look at who's gone up and down...

Five Things: Burnley v Reading

48 hours after the event it's time to look at what we can takeaway from our 2-1 defeat at Burnley on Saturday.

Burnley 2-1 Reading: Initial Reaction


Reading's six game unbeaten run came to an abrupt end at Turf Moor this afternoon as top of the table Burnley completed a 2-1 win. We'll have a full report tomorrow but here's the key nuts and bolts.

View From The Town End: Burnley


Hands up who had this down as a game that would see Reading travelling to face the league leaders? Well, recently crowned manager of the month Sean Dyche has indeed led his team to the top of the...

TTE Podcast - Ep 8: Brum, Barnsley & Bogeymen

The Tilehurst End Podcast reaches it's eighth episode as the lads discuss our games with Birmingham and Barnsley while looking ahead to Saturday's trip to Burnley.

Reading v Birmingham: Player Ratings

So another three points in the bank for Reading as we look at how the players performed during our 2-0 win over Birmingham, while we give you your chance to vote for Reading's player of the match.

Reading 2-0 Birmingham: Nice and Freesy

Two Danny Guthrie free-kicks made it four wins in five games for Reading as they comfortably beat Birmingham 2-0 at the Madejski Stadium. While Reading never really got out of second gear against a...

View From The Town End: Billy Sharp

So the worst kept loan move in recent memory has finally been completed, with Billy Sharp joining us on loan from Southampton. We asked bloggers covering Sharp's three most recent clubs, Doncaster,...

What is Reading FC's best XI and do we need one?

With the arrival of Billy Sharp thoughts turn to where he'll fit in and just what is Reading's best XI. The question is do we have a definitive first XI and do we need a settled starting side to...

TTE Podcast - Ep7: Pog, Sharp & Points

The Tilehurst End Podcast returns after a three week absence with a bumper show looking back on a busy week for Reading that saw them earn seven points from a possible nine in games with Brighton,...

Derby 1-3 Reading: Initial Reaction


Reading secured a third win in four games with a hard fought 3-1 win at Pride Park as Pavel Pogrebnyak and Nick Blackman earned Reading the win. @jonhyde1871 will be here with the full report later...

TTE Podcast: Episode 6 - All gone out the window?

In the sixth installment of the (non) award winning podcast series, The Tilehurst End podcast team of Wimb, Williams and West take a look back at transfer deadline day and try and asses how Reading...

Yeovil v Reading: 5 Things

Our usual look at five points to come out of our latest match, this week, friendly Yeovil, Hal Robson-Kanu's role and more.

Reading Player of the Month Vote: August 2013

Here we shortlist the five players who've been given the highest average rating across the month and invite you to vote for you Reading FC player of the month for August.

Au Revoir Jimmy - Kebe Joins Palace

In a move that had been on the cards for the past few days, winger Jimmy Kebe ended his near six year stint at the Madejski Stadium by joining Crystal Palace for a fee believed to be around 2...

Yeovil v Reading: Player Ratings

We run the rule over the players who helped Reading record their first away win of the campaign at Yeovil as you have your chance to vote for your man of the match.

Yeovil 0-1 Reading: Points win prizes......

Reading picked up a vital three points with a 1-0 win at Yeovil courtesy of Adam Le Fondre's late penalty but in truth this was a game that Nigel Adkins side can consider themselves very fortunate...

View From The Town End: Yeovil

So we move onto Yeovil and try and put the dismal results of the past week behind us. Ahead of the game we spoke to Yeovil fan Ben Barrett to get his view on Gary Johnson's side.

The Tilehurst End Podcast: Episode 5

The usual trio of West, Williams and Wimbush team up to chew over Reading's dismal 6-0 thrashing by Peterborough in the League Cup as well as look at what went wrong in the 1-0 defeat at Blackpool...

Five Things: Peterborough v Reading

Ok so it was a shambles from just about every angle but beyond the outright disgust and embarrassment what can we take away from last night's mauling?

Peterborough 6-0 Reading: Insert expletive here

A 'performance' as embarrassing as any in living memory condemned Reading to a League Cup exit as Peterborough ran riot... a brief recap before the main event from Jon later.

Five Things: Blackpool v Reading

So two days later and the 1-0 scoreline at Blackpool still looks and feels pretty rubbish and underwhelming... but here's five talking points from our defeat up in the North West.

Blackpool 1-0 Reading: Life's a beach

First reaction from Reading's disappointing 1-0 defeat up at Blackpool. Dave Harris will be along with the full report later this evening but here's the key details as our unbeaten start to the...

View From The Town End: Blackpool

So game 4 of 46 on the horizon and to help bring us up to speed on our opponents Blackpool we spoke to Tangerines blogger Chris Maxwell who writes for Measured Progress

TTE Podcast Ep4: Transfers, Watford & Wellies

Roll up, roll up for your latest slice of Reading FC based podcast goodness as the familiar WWW trio take a look at the big stories around the club this week.

The odd ones out: - Who could leave the Mad Stad

With the transfer window shutting in less than two weeks, transfer activity is set to go into overdrive. Reading have well over 40 professionals at the club and with Adkins targeting more additions...

Reading v Watford: Player Ratings

So a 3-3 draw against Watford at the Madejski Stadium, here's our breakdown of how we rated each of the Reading team and your chance to vote for MOTM.

Reading 3-3 Watford: Entertaining but frustrating

This is what the Championship is all about ladies and gents. Reading and Watford fought out a very entertaining 3-3 draw at the Madejski Stadium but despite an excellent spectacle, Reading will...

The Tilehurst End Podcast - Episode 3

In this week's show, Wimb, Westy and Williams look back on the 1-1 draw with Bolton, including looking back at Nick Blackman's first start and discussing the continued omissions of Pavel Pogrebnyak...

Five Things: Bolton v Reading

Our sister SB Nation site, Bolton's Lion of Vienna Suite have long done this after games so I hope they won't mind us adopting the format ourselves. Here's five things to ponder after Reading's 1-1...

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