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More now from Reading football club and their search for a new manager after the sacking of Brian McDermott. He parted company with the club yesterday after a run of four defeats left the Royals sitting at the wrong end of the Premier League table.
Reading Football Club yesterday evening confirmed that first team coach Nigel Gibbs has left the club.
In a statement they said: "Everyone at Madejski Stadium would like to wholeheartedly thank Nigel for his valuable contribution since arriving at Reading in 2006."
Eamonn Dolan, head of Reading's Academy, will take on responsibility for the first team going into their next Premier League fixture away to Manchester United.
McDermott sacking: Brian gained promotion to the Barclays Premier League last year for only the second time in the club’s history, the club says, thanks to a remarkable run at the end of last season. However, in the current situation, the owner said a change was necessary.
Reading Football Club has announced today the departure of Manager Brian McDermott. The club said Brian had achieved great success since taking over as manager in December 2009. More shortly.