First team coach leaves

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.

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