An Open Letter to Sir John Madejski

Dear Sir John

A few hours before the start of what may be one of the most decisive matches in Reading FC’s long history, I thought it apposite to write an open letter regarding the future of our club. It’s clear to all that the club is potentially at a crossroads – promotion to the Premier League will make the club a much more attractive asset to potential buyers, whilst another year in the Championship will inevitably mean the sale of some or all of the club’s more valuable players. Both of these outcomes are virtually inevitable given the broken financial model that is English football in the Twenty-First century.

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