McDermott leaves Royals
March 11, 2013
By ESPN staff
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Reading are 19th in the Premier League, level on points with bottom club Queens Park Rangers, after their 2-1 defeat at home to relegation rivals Aston Villa on Saturday.
That was a fourth loss in succession for the Royals, leaving them four points adrift of 17th-placed Villa, and the club's owner Anton Zingarevich decided a change was needed.