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by Broxroyal
17 Aug 2018 11:26
Forum: The Team
Topic: League Cup 2nd round draw
Replies: 66
Views: 4601

Re: League Cup 2nd round draw

Fond memories of a 2nd round 2-2 draw at Vicarage Road in September 92. One of the first signs that Mark McGhee was beginning to put together something special. Jimmy Quinn and Adie Williams notched IIRC. A biblical downpour flooded the away end and I was sodden by the time I got back to the car pa...
by Broxroyal
23 May 2018 22:17
Forum: The Team
Topic: CONFIMRED: Sone Aluko
Replies: 257
Views: 59959

Re: CONFIMRED: Sone Aluko

If true then can we trust Tevreden going forward? Shocking value for money I reck there's loads of add-ons that bring it up to that price, but not up front stuff. Remember that the Fulham guy is going to want himself to look good too, it's not like he's a disinterested observer. Probably 3-4 mill, ...
by Broxroyal
18 Mar 2018 10:30
Forum: The Team
Topic: Dave Kitson at the ex RFC players association thing
Replies: 44
Views: 7758

Re: Dave Kitson at the ex RFC players association thing

I know it'll never happen as he must be about 80 now, and probably happily living back in Ireland, but wouldn't it be wonderful to have one of these events with Charlie Hurley. Charlie, now 81, lives in Hoddesdon, Hertfordshire, - about a mile from me. I'm afraid I don't know the address or contact...
by Broxroyal
18 Jan 2018 20:47
Forum: The Team
Topic: Team for Brentford
Replies: 28
Views: 2736

Re: Team for Brentford

Expect: Mannone Bacuna, Ilori, Moore, Gunter Edwards, Berg, Kelly Aluko, Kermorgant, Barrow Want: Mannone Gunter, Ilori, Moore, Richards Edwards, Bacuna, Evans Beerens*, Bodvarsson, Barrow *Or Popa, or Blackett and 5-3-2 Wouldn’t mind seeing your second line up there with Blackett in at CB +1, alth...
by Broxroyal
30 Dec 2017 19:34
Forum: The Team
Topic: In or Out? New poll.
Replies: 422
Views: 27935

Re: In or Out? New poll.

genome wrote:One more match for me before I vote. Anything less than a win Tuesday then I'm Out.


This. Jaap has painted himself into a corner. I still hope he turns it around but he has no more leeway. Failure on Tuesday would mean an Out from me.
by Broxroyal
09 Oct 2017 21:43
Forum: The Team
Topic: Best loan signing
Replies: 66
Views: 5608

Re: Best loan signing

If you include loanees who went on to sign permanently in this thread (and I don't see why you shouldn't), Steve Death wins hands down. His loan spell with us before signing perm was unbelievable. A big +1 for this. If only loans that did not sign then I'm in the Matty Upson camp. This. Upson the w...
by Broxroyal
09 Oct 2017 19:30
Forum: The Team
Topic: Best loan signing
Replies: 66
Views: 5608

Re: Best loan signing

If you include loanees who went on to sign permanently in this thread (and I don't see why you shouldn't), Steve Death wins hands down. His loan spell with us before signing perm was unbelievable.
by Broxroyal
09 Oct 2017 19:19
Forum: The Team
Topic: Worst ever Reading Player
Replies: 204
Views: 24119

Re: Worst ever Reading Player

Half Horse wrote:If everyone had seen Malcolm Swain, this thread wouldn't exist. :shock: :shock: :shock:


This.
by Broxroyal
08 May 2017 15:45
Forum: The Team
Topic: Team for Fulham (A)
Replies: 27
Views: 3282

Re: Team for Fulham (A)

---------------------------------AAH---------------------------- --------McShane------------Moore----------Illori-------- -Gunter----------------------Evans----------------------Obita -------------------------Williams-----Kelly------------------ ---------------------Yann-------------------Mendes---...
by Broxroyal
10 Mar 2017 16:11
Forum: The Team
Topic: End of season Magic Number countdown.
Replies: 31
Views: 6894

Re: End of season Magic Number countdown.

Realistically there is only any value in the magic number for us to make the play offs, i.e the difference between us and 7th (currently Fulham, of course).
So the magic number for play offs is 27 and will hopefully reduce rapidly after Saturday.
by Broxroyal
03 Feb 2017 13:42
Forum: The Team
Topic: Loan Watch 2016/17
Replies: 170
Views: 43225

Re: Loan Watch 2016/17

Jules is primarily a left footed centre back but he has played several games at left back for the U21/3s, when we have had plenty of centre backs available but no left back. He is well thought of at Reading and is certainly a big lad. Time will tell but it wouldn't be the first time we have loaned o...
by Broxroyal
01 Feb 2017 20:47
Forum: The Team
Topic: Back from the January Transfer Window Sponsored by Yermas Dildo
Replies: 36
Views: 3530

Re: Back from the January Transfer Window Sponsored by Yermas Dildo

Agree with the sentiment of the OP. We made 11 signings in the summer and 8 of those were good or have the potential to be good. That's not a bad effort but the three mentioned have been a waste and it is a pity we couldn't have shifted them (even on loan) this window.
by Broxroyal
01 Feb 2017 20:38
Forum: The Team
Topic: Team for Ipswich (A)
Replies: 17
Views: 2796

Re: Team for Ipswich (A)

Al Habsi

Reece, Moore, Blackett

Gunter, Kelly, Williams, Swift, Obita

McCleary, Beerens


Bench:

Jaakkola
Watson
Evans
Mutch
Meite
Popa
Grabban

Not risking McShane or Kermie
by Broxroyal
04 Aug 2016 16:20
Forum: The Team
Topic: Your starting XI vs Preston?
Replies: 29
Views: 4039

Re: Your starting XI vs Preston?

Al Habsi

Gunter
McShane
Cooper
Obita

Williams
Van den Bergh
Swift

Beerens
Kermorgant
Rakels
by Broxroyal
31 Jul 2016 21:26
Forum: The Team
Topic: Reading FC and Miss Marple
Replies: 13
Views: 3373

Re: Reading FC and Miss Marple

So did Mike Rogers really bump off Robert Maxwell and make it look like a suicide / drowning accident, do you think?
by Broxroyal
28 Jul 2016 14:45
Forum: Rumours and Gossip
Topic: Rumour - Rafael van der Vaart
Replies: 140
Views: 34854

Re: Rumour - Rafael van der Vaart

Leaving aside fitness issues, I really don't see where Rafa vdV would fit in Stam's preferred 4-3-3 formation. If we were playing 4-4-1-1 or 4-2-3-1, then maybe, with Rafa behind the striker, but in a 4-3-3? Nah.
by Broxroyal
20 Jul 2016 12:16
Forum: The Team
Topic: Swindon Town (A) Friendly
Replies: 104
Views: 18212

Re: Swindon Town (A) Friendly

A Reading under 21 X1 won 4-0 at Enfield last night. Not sure why the official site doesn't bother reporting it. A goal for Cardwell and an o.g. - don't know who scored the other two. There is a bit of a report on the Enfield Town site. I'm afraid I'm not sure how to post the link, as I'm rather an ...
by Broxroyal
15 Jul 2016 20:00
Forum: The Team
Topic: CONFIMRED - John Swift
Replies: 164
Views: 49343

Re: Rumour - John Swift

Brentford season ticket holder tells me that Swift looks like he has the talent to be very decent but is extremely lazy and they ended up with the fans on his back a lot as he appeared to regularly not put the effort in required and was the first who's head dropped when things were not going well. ...
by Broxroyal
14 Jul 2016 19:56
Forum: The Team
Topic: Your 4-3-3 formation?
Replies: 23
Views: 4005

Re: Your 4-3-3 formation?

Jaakkola Gunter McShane Campi Obita Norwood Van der Bergh Swift or Quinn McCleary Samuel Beerens or Swift If Beerens signs, then him on the left wing and Swift at centre / left midfield. If no Beerens, then Quinn in midfield and Swift on the wing. Norwood is the difficult player to accommodate, good...
by Broxroyal
13 Jul 2016 13:07
Forum: The Team
Topic: CONFIMRED - Roy Beerens
Replies: 71
Views: 16643

Re: Rumour - Roy Beerens

I'm hoping this bloke can play down the left because that's what we need. We don't really need another right winger.
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