Podcast Extra - February 22· The Tilehurst End - A Reading FC Podcast
Olly and Tom return after their own 10 day hiatus to discuss Tuesday night’s 1-1 draw at Nottingham Forest, the upcoming clash with promotion challengers Derby County, the latest injury news, as well as Reading’s removal from the FA Youth Cup.
The Tilehurst End Podcast Episode 153: By Far The Nicest Team, The World Has Ever Seen· The Tilehurst End - A Reading FC Podcast
The way Reading seem to be doing everyone else a favour is a central theme that Marc and Westy pick up on in this week’s The Tilehurst End Podcast. Episode 153 kicks off with a recap of the 2-1 defeat at Middlesbrough before pubchat returns and the guys discuss what needs to happen should the Royals do away with manager Jaap Stam in the summer. Of course, the imminent threat of relegation is also on the agenda as we look ahead to the trip to Nottingham Forest, as well as how best to protest the club’s poor form when answering your questions in the mailbag. As always The Tilehurst End Podcast can be taken in via PodBean,
Podcast Extra - February 8· The Tilehurst End - A Reading FC Podcast
No prizes for guessing what the main topic of conversation is for this week’s Podcast Extra - Jaap Stam. Olly and Tom delve into the rumours about the Dutchman being sacked, giving the players two days off and being linked with the Leeds United job (not all in one go!). The pair also look back on a poor performance against Millwall last weekend and preview Saturday’s long trip up to Middlesbrough.
The Tilehurst End Podcast Episode 152: Hanging By A Thread· The Tilehurst End - A Reading FC Podcast
A behind-the-scenes factoid for producing a Reading FC podcast: it helps when we know who the manager is. And while it may have been a long time coming in many fans’ minds, Jaap Stam’s position in charge of the club seems to be increasingly precarious following a 2-0 defeat to Millwall, which came in spite of a reprive away to Burton just days earlier. Those two games are on the menu for Marc Mayo and BucksRoyal - aka Simeon Pickup - this week as Episode 152 takes place against the backdrop of great uncertainty regarding the Mad Stad dugout. As always The Tilehurst End Podcast can be taken in via PodBean,
Podcast Extra - February 1· The Tilehurst End - A Reading FC Podcast
There was plenty for Olly and Tom to discuss on this week’s Podcast Extra, with much of the chat focused on a busy last few days in the transfer window for Reading. The pair recap the window as a whole, praise a long awaited league win for the Royals and also look ahead to this weekend’s clash with Millwall.
The Tilehurst End Podcast Episode 151: Who’s Ready For Relegation Royals?· The Tilehurst End - A Reading FC Podcast
We’re out of the Cup and well away from the play-offs, so best get ready for the reality of a Championship relegation battle as Reading take on two crucial fixtures in the week ahead. After losses to Brentford and Sheffield Wednesday, Marc and Handbags pick up the pieces and work out how the Royals will fare away to bottom club Burton before a no doubt feisty encounter versus Millwall. We also answer your questions in the mailbag, check up on the youth and women’s teams, and discuss the coming and going that took place on Monday with the transfer deadline looming. As always The Tilehurst End Podcast can be taken in via PodBean,
Podcast Extra - January 25· The Tilehurst End - A Reading FC Podcast
The transfer window is still open…but you wouldn’t know it! Olly and Tom examine a quiet window for Reading so far and look ahead to next week’s deadline day, as well as discussing Saturday’s defeat to Brentford and the upcoming FA Cup clash with Sheffield Wednesday.
The Tilehurst End Podcast Episode 150: The Amazons Interview· The Tilehurst End - A Reading FC Podcast
On February 10, Reading natives The Amazons take to The Hexagon for a sold out hometown gig to see out their February tour of the UK, off the back of their hugely popular debut album. As the band are Reading fans, and as we are the Royals’ No. 1 Podcast, it was only natural to gather around on a cold January evening to chat about their memories of supporting the team and growing up in the area. Vocalist/Guitarist Matt Thomson and Drummer Joe Emmett join Marc for TTE’s own landmark 150th episode, which you can take in via PodBean, YouTube or
The Tilehurst End Podcast Episode 149b: In Bod We Trust· The Tilehurst End - A Reading FC Podcast
Sneaking in as episode 149b, Marc and BucksRoyal - aka Simeon Pickup - chew over a 0-0 draw at Hull and 3-0 win over Stevenage for a slightly later than hoped episode of The Tilehurst End podcast. With something special planned for next week’s 150 extravaganza, Wimb also drops in to talk about his new project with the club: The Royal Exchange. As always, we are available via PodBean, YouTube or
Podcast Extra - January 12· The Tilehurst End - A Reading FC Podcast
Your favourite bite-size podcast is here again with TTE’s Olly Allen and Tom Crocker from the Wokingham Paper. This week, the pair look back on the Stevenage FA Cup tie (and the aftermath), assess the latest transfer rumours and preview the trip to fellow strugglers Hull City, managed by former Royals boss Nigel Adkins.
The Tilehurst End Podcast Episode 149: A Bit Of A Chore· The Tilehurst End - A Reading FC Podcast
Sometimes football is fun and fanciful, other times it’s like Reading over the 2017 Christmas period: a bit of a chore. Luckily there is still plenty to discuss away from the intricacies of passing it slowly from one defender to another and that’s what Marc and Handbags got stuck into for episode 149 of The Tilehurst End Podcast. From angry fans to stubborn Jaap, ignored youth to how we’ll match up against Hull, strap in via PodBean, YouTube or iTunes. < [...]
Podcast Extra - January 5· The Tilehurst End - A Reading FC Podcast
Olly and Tom return after the Christmas break to review a disappointing festive period for Reading, discuss whether Jaap Stam’s job is on the line, explore any potential January transfers and look ahead to Saturday’s FA Cup clash with Stevenage.
Podcast Extra - December 21· The Tilehurst End - A Reading FC Podcast
In the final Podcast Extra of the year, Olly and Tom look back at the Cardiff and Ipswich games, discuss Yann Kermorgant’s role in the team, dissect the latest transfer rumours and preview the festive period, starting with the 500th game at the Madejski Stadium this weekend against Burton Albion.
The Tilehurst End Podcast Episode 148: Christmas Special & End Of Year Awards· The Tilehurst End - A Reading FC Podcast
It’s time to draw a merry end to 2017, a rollercoaster of a year at Reading Football Club with The Tilehurst End Podcast Awards! Marc is joined in the new surroundings of the Ibis hotel on the Oxford Road by Steve ‘Royal Hoops’ Curtis, Chris Hartley and debutant David Berry with the gongs handed out to the Royals’ best player, most improved, comedy moment, the Hal Robson-Kanu underachiever and much more. As ever, we also answer your questions in the mailbag with email@example.com the best place to get in touch ahead of our return in the new year. There is also a recap after the 2-0 defeat to Ipswich and a cursory glance towards the Christmas period and what is to come in 2018. Also, don’t forget we have our [...]
The Tilehurst End Podcast Episode 147: A Reunion With Colin· The Tilehurst End - A Reading FC Podcast
It wasn’t the ending Reading fans were hoping for in game No. 499 at the Madejski Stadium but there was, at the very least, plenty to talk about on this week’s show. Dave ‘Handbags’ Harris popped onto a Skype call with Marc to talk over Monday night’s 2-2 draw as well as answer your questions in the mailbag and look forward to a weekend trip to Suffolk up next for the Royals. Next week, of course, is the TTE Xmas special which means our end of year awards show! Let us know your thoughts on who should get what at firstname.lastname@example.org, or via the Twitter and Facebook channels. Also, don’t forget we have our Patreon campaign alive and kicking as we always look to improve the show and increase our technological cap [...]
Podcast Extra - December 8· The Tilehurst End - A Reading FC Podcast
With just one game to look back on, the 3-1 win at Sunderland, it’s a slightly shorter Podcast Extra this week. But fear not, Olly and Tom still discuss the FA Cup third round draw, a loan move for an academy product and look ahead to Monday’s game with high-flying Cardiff.
The Tilehurst End Podcast Episode 146: The Legend Of Robin Friday· The Tilehurst End - A Reading FC Podcast
As one of the most iconic historical figures in Reading Football Club history, Robin Friday is a myth, an engima, and the subject of Robin Titford’s latest release which the author discusses on this week’s podcast. With a win at Sunderland to review and games versus Cardiff and Stevenage in the Cup to review, Marc is joined by Steve ‘Royals Hoops’ Curtis as well this week with your questions in the mailbag also answered during Episode 146. Roger’s work ‘The Legend Of Robin Friday’ is available in Reading, at the Waterstones and Madejski Stadium, with the man himself doing a signing session at the Megastore before Monday’s game. As ever, the TTE Patreon campaign for the podcast and website is chugging along, and you can get involved in that here, with the show also available [...]
Podcast Extra - December 1· The Tilehurst End - A Reading FC Podcast
The Sheffield Wednesday and Barnsley games recapped, the trip to Sunderland previewed, and out of contract players discussed. It’s all on this week’s podcast extra with TTE assistant editor Olly Allen and the Wokingham Paper’s Tom Crocker.
The Tilehurst End Podcast Episode 145: Neither Half Empty Nor Half Full· The Tilehurst End - A Reading FC Podcast
Two matches, four points and yet a lingering question of what’s still holding back this Reading team after their 0-0 draw with Sheffield Wednesday and 3-0 beating on Barnsley this past week. Marc and Westy chew over what’s left to improve upon and what areas of the team are worth being pretty pleased about ahead of next weekend’s trip to Sunderland. That match is previewed in Any Other Business with a Pubchat on social media and the future of football broadcasting before your questions answered in the Mailbag. If you’re enjoying the show please subscribe via iTunes and if you really really like the show our Patreon campaign is always open to those willing to help us improve our tech and any tip of the hat for our efforts is much appreciated! Show order: Recap - 02:13 [...]
Podcast Extra - November 24· The Tilehurst End - A Reading FC Podcast
There’s two games to look back on in this week’s Podcast Extra with Olly and Tom. The pair also discuss another superb ticket initiative from those behind the scenes at Reading and an Omar Richards transfer rumour, before looking ahead to the visit of Sheffield Wednesday this weekend.