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Reading in the s***, admits Coppell

Reading boss Steve Coppell has given an honest appraisal of where they stand this season - 'we're in the s***''.

A shocking run in which they have lost their last eight matches has seen the Royals sink into the relegation zone.

And Coppell said: "I'm in sh*tty waters! It is a lot smellier than muddy waters - and it is clingy.

"Something has got to change. The difference between our reserve team and our first team is not a lot.

"There is not a great deal of daylight between 20-odd players in this squad.

"I've been waiting for a victory so that the first-team players can distance themselves to give them some authority - but that has not come. I'm at liberty to change all 11 if I feel the need."

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