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‘This club is cursed’ – Plenty of Reading FC fans react to latest setback

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Reading centre-back Tom McIntyre has been ruled out of action for three months after suffering a foot injury against Coventry City at the weekend, according to Berkshire Live.

The 22-year-old has started in every competitive game for the Royals so far this season, lining up alongside Liam Moore and Michael Morrison at the back and looking to build on his 26 league appearances from last season.

This was a remarkable achievement for the Scottish youth international who was previously thought to be heading out on loan last summer after the arrival of Everton loanee Lewis Gibson.

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But with McIntyre’s bright performances and injuries dogging the Berkshire side during the 2020/21 campaign, he was given the chance to shine, an opportunity he took with both hands as the club recorded a much-improved finish of seventh last term.

The second-tier side are currently operating under a transfer embargo and with other areas of the pitch needing to be addressed before getting to central defence and a left-back yet to arrive at the Select Car Leasing Stadium, he was in line to feature heavily again this season.

However, the injury he sustained in the West Midlands on Saturday afternoon looks set to keep him out for a few months, joining fellow key players Yakou Meite and Lucas Joao on the sidelines.

After this latest development on McIntyre, we take a look at how a selection of Reading fans have reacted on Twitter.


A 21-year-old Reading FC fan and writer who is set to graduate from the University for the Creative Arts in the summer. Other topics written about include politics, mental health and education.

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