James Harper: My Secret Vice

It started when Reading got a table last season. I hadn’t played since I was about 18 at Arsenal, but it was something I picked up straight away. Me and Gibbo [Reading coach Nigel Gibbs] started playing regularly and it’s just gone from there.

Playing every day, you get into it and you get better and better. There’s a lad here called Alex Pearce who’s a perfect example: he’d never been near a table-tennis table before this season but has improved massively by playing every day.

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Gregg Davies

Gregg Davies is the Chief Sub Editor of FourFourTwo magazine, joining the team in January 2008 and spending seven years working on the website. He supports non-league behemoths Hereford and commentates on Bulls matches for Radio Hereford FC. His passions include chocolate hobnobs and attempting to shoehorn Ronnie Radford into any office conversation.