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Reading fans heading to Wembley - hoping it's the road to victory

Premier League promotion could be just hours away for Reading Football Club.

The Royals are preparing for their match at Wembley tonight, against Huddersfield Town in the Championship play-off final.

And hundreds of fans are travelling from the Madejski Stadium in the Berkshire town to the stadium in the capital - willing a win for their Royals.


Will Reading achieve promotion to Premier League?

Premier League promotion could be just a few days away Credit: ITV

The excitement is brewing in Reading as Premier League promotion could be just a couple of days away for the Royals. The team and fans will be heading to Wembley on Monday where they face Huddersfield Town in the Championship play-off final.

Reading prepare for their £170m match

It's the richest game in the world - which could see Reading promoted to the Premier League.

On Bank Holiday Monday the Royals take on Huddersfield in the Play-off Final. It's estimated promotion is worth £170 million.

To look ahead to the match - Andrew Pate joins us from the Madejski stadium. Andrew the money involved is staggering.


Talks to sell Pompey will go ahead after vote

Negotiations to sell Pompey will go ahead

The shareholders of Portsmouth Community Football Club have voted in favour of selling the club to the Tornante Group.

The Tornante Group is owned by the family of Michael Eisner, a former Chairman of the Walt Disney Company. 81.4% of the club's equity holders agreed to the sale, passing the threshold of 75%. Therefore talks to negotiate the final terms of the sale will go ahead over the coming weeks.

Boy has club's badge painted on prosthetic leg

A little boy from Sussex, who loves his football team so much, has had the club's badge painted on his prosthetic leg.

Charlie Hewson from Haywards Heath had to have his leg amputated at just fifteen months old.

Now he's seven and proudly wears his club's colours.

As Ivor Bennett reports.

Ivor spoke to Charlie's parents, Kate Hewson and Chris Hewson.

Pictures courtesy of Charlton Athletic and On edition.

Reading's Chris Mears receives MBE from Queen

Chris Mears with diving partner Jack Laugher Credit: John Walton/PA

Reading's very own olympic diver, Chris Mears, has been at Buckingham Palace today to receive his MBE from the Queen.

The 24-year-old, and his diving partner Jack Laugher won gold at last summer's games in Rio in the synchronised three metre springboard event.

Mears was given just a 5% chance of survival in 2009 after suffering a ruptured spleen but overcame his illness to become an olympic champion.

Jack Laugher and Chris Mears at the Rio Olympic Games in 2016 Credit: Xinhua/SIPA USA/PA
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