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Coppell Ends Speculation

Coppell Ends Speculation

Reading boss Steve Coppell has put an end to speculation and rumours by signing a new one year deal at the Madejski Stadium

Coppell has been linked with various clubs after appearing to be in no rush to sign a new contract with the Royals, the vacant post at Charlton now Alan Curbishley has left was high on the list of favourites.

But all this speculation came about even though Coppell had stated that his future lies with Reading.

As well as leading the Royals on a record breaking championship title, Coppell has also been noted for bringing in such players as Kevin Doyle and getting the best out of him and fellow young players Steve Sidwell and James Harper.

Coppell said: 'In my mind there was never any doubt that I'd sign another contract at Reading. It was never an issue for me, as I consistently said when asked about it.

'I know this club well and I understand and appreciate the desire of our chairman and everyone at Reading Football Club to do well next season. We are looking forward to the next challenge which is infinitely bigger than the last one.'


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Date:Thursday May 11 2006
Time: 7:25PM

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" glad he is staying- i think he will keep you up next season- he is a very shrewd manager"
millers4eva
14/05/2006 09:17:00
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i think sheff united and reading will both come back down again but look at wigan and west ham
green giant 12
15/05/2006 12:37:00
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Coppell was never not going to sign, after his season. COuld be just the man to keep you up.
miked_joker
18/05/2006 23:44:00
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Good for you hr has resigned. Cracking manager
red_gilly
21/05/2006 22:11:00
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do any reading fans think u can stay up
green giant 12
31/05/2006 22:20:00
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I would guess that almost all of them would think that they can stay up. Why do you ask such stupid questions green giant?
FEn_100
02/06/2006 03:47:00
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cos they can stay up!
merlin
02/06/2006 19:43:00
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I reckon you'll have a good start to the season - and slowly decline - i expect you to come back down again!
richy23
19/06/2006 10:41:00
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