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by Royalwaster
24 Sep 2018 11:42
Forum: The Team
Topic: How Hobnob Team page works - BFTG
Replies: 26
Views: 1228

Re: How Hobnob Team page works - BFTG

SCIAG wrote:
Old Man Andrews wrote:Notice how not once do you hear about the benefits of Brexit.

I wonder why that might be :?


Come on we can make great trade / free movement deals with democratic nations such as China, Saudi Arabia or the USA!
by Royalwaster
21 Sep 2018 12:25
Forum: The Team
Topic: Clement In/Out...latest poll
Replies: 30
Views: 1177

Re: Clement In/Out...latest poll

I'm still 'In' - not good for the club to constantly sack managers so we should stick with him for now. But disagree with those who think that it is not partially his fault - a different manager could definitely be doing a lot better with this squad than he is. Let's hope he can learn from his mista...
by Royalwaster
16 Sep 2018 14:57
Forum: The Team
Topic: BFTG - Preston
Replies: 67
Views: 7191

Re: BFTG - Preston

I've not been able to go to matches for a while so haven't seen Reading play for a while but just curious if everyone agrees that Aluko is a waste of space or are there those who disagree but keep quiet on here? I just find it strange that everyone is so negative about him yet the manager obviously ...
by Royalwaster
16 Sep 2018 09:37
Forum: The Team
Topic: BFTG - Preston
Replies: 67
Views: 7191

Re: BFTG - Preston

Muskrat wrote:Cue PNE to sack their manager on Monday. Always happens after a defeat by Reading.


Well wouldn't you - if you cannot even beat our useless bunch .... !? :D
by Royalwaster
14 Sep 2018 08:35
Forum: Club Policies
Topic: Club 1871 - the What, When, Where, How, Who & Why Thread
Replies: 202
Views: 13147

Re: Club 1871 - the What, When, Where, How, Who & Why Thread

Sounds like an early death of the Club 1871 Ultras. :D
by Royalwaster
12 Sep 2018 09:50
Forum: The Team
Topic: Clement
Replies: 289
Views: 17331

Re: Clement

It's because we never signed the players we really needed and wasted money on signing terrible players like Aluko ... !
by Royalwaster
07 Sep 2018 14:55
Forum: The Team
Topic: Gourlay
Replies: 203
Views: 34108

Re: Gourlay

I think the injury theory is a bit of a myth ... other clubs have horendous injury lists and it's not down to any particular reason, just bad luck. I really don't think that in this day and age, it's anything other than that. So asking the question might make you look like a bit of a conspiracy theo...
by Royalwaster
06 Sep 2018 07:21
Forum: Rumours and Gossip
Topic: My first rumour report. Things not well at Reading.
Replies: 38
Views: 6591

Re: My first rumour report. Things not well at Reading.

Elm Park Kid wrote:Is Madejski really too poor/uninterested to buy the club back and get it on some kind of decent footing? He can't take the money with him and there's no spouse to think about.


The Chinese also wouldn't just give the club away ... after all they like to make money.
by Royalwaster
03 Sep 2018 08:24
Forum: The Team
Topic: Gourlay
Replies: 203
Views: 34108

Re: Gourlay

I actually think the signings this transfer window have been reasonable given rather limited resources .... Clement clearly wasn't given a large war chest and has had to quite a bit of wheeling and dealing to get in players to fill the gaps. And can't really blame him for not getting rid of dross - ...
by Royalwaster
02 Sep 2018 13:19
Forum: Rumours and Gossip
Topic: My first rumour report. Things not well at Reading.
Replies: 38
Views: 6591

Re: My first rumour report. Things not well at Reading.

That's a bit harsh ...
by Royalwaster
24 Aug 2018 13:54
Forum: Rumours and Gossip
Topic: Summer Transfers
Replies: 566
Views: 92017

Re: Summer Transfers

Why did we sign Sam Walker when we have Jaakkola as back up already and several talented youth goalkeepers Because Gourlay shares the same agent as Walker and has clearly struck up a deal to pocket some of the signing on the fee. The same can be said for the majority of players we have signed under...
by Royalwaster
23 Aug 2018 21:59
Forum: Rumours and Gossip
Topic: Summer Transfers
Replies: 566
Views: 92017

Re: Summer Transfers

DOYLERSAROYALER wrote:QPR get Wells and Hemed...we get Baldock and McNulty...know who id prefer..


Yeah but I'd prefer to be our team than QPR any day.
by Royalwaster
23 Aug 2018 12:31
Forum: Rumours and Gossip
Topic: Speculation - Pavel Pogrebnyak
Replies: 6
Views: 1535

Re: Speculation - Pavel Pogrebnyak

Thought he was a decent bloke but always thought it was very poor ... for someone his size he couldn't head the ball for toffee.
by Royalwaster
23 Aug 2018 12:29
Forum: The Team
Topic: Scott Davies
Replies: 2
Views: 783

Re: Scott Davies

https://www.bbc.co.uk/bbcthree/article/a35b72fb-6035-4ccc-90bc-f2a93c4d3671 Just read this on BBC Sport and thought it was worth sharing, I was well aware of Scott's Gambling issues but this article offers a real insight and he has turned his life around amazingly. Fair play to him but some of the ...
by Royalwaster
17 Aug 2018 12:47
Forum: The Team
Topic: Injury & Suspension Watch : 2018/2019
Replies: 72
Views: 9162

Re: Injury & Suspension Watch : 2018/2019

Update from today's press conference • Adrian Popa is available • Leandro Bacuna has a sore ankle but should be fit • Modou Barrow (ribs) and Yakou Meïté (groin) are still being assessed after picking up injuries on Tuesday • Chris Gunter is close to fitness but won’t be ready this week • Also too ...
by Royalwaster
16 Aug 2018 11:18
Forum: Club Policies
Topic: Club 1871 - the What, When, Where, How, Who & Why Thread
Replies: 202
Views: 13147

Re: Club 1871 - the What, When, Where, How, Who & Why Thread

The whining on this thread from those not in favour is astonishing. There is so much passion and relentless effort being put into the complaining, you must be so angry about this. Which seems odd given that it's just a few people sitting somewhere else in a football ground to where you sit, which w...
by Royalwaster
14 Aug 2018 09:11
Forum: Rumours and Gossip
Topic: Martin Ødegaard
Replies: 25
Views: 4555

Re: Martin Ødegaard

Did well at Heerenveen last year. My concern is he would bring some baggage and Madrid are apparently demanding he would have to play if available. Fine if he performs but if he isn't and blocks the path for others, could be terrible for morale. Let’s see, if he plays wide right who would he be “bl...
by Royalwaster
02 Aug 2018 22:15
Forum: The Team
Topic: CONFIMRED - George Evans to Derby
Replies: 152
Views: 19939

Re: CONFIMRED - George Evans to Derby

Think we'll look back on this one with regret in a couple of years. Evans is a very talented player who should have been playing every week for us. Meyler might be a better option in the short term, particularly defensively, but Evans has a higher ceiling and was also a good option in defence. Don'...
by Royalwaster
01 Aug 2018 23:45
Forum: The Team
Topic: Injury & Suspension Watch : 2018/2019
Replies: 72
Views: 9162

Re: Injury & Suspension Watch : 2018/2019

CountryRoyal wrote:Don’t know it’s been mentioned yet but Gunter is out for the start of the season after injuring his thigh.


I'll only believe it when there is a separate thread comfimring it.
by Royalwaster
01 Aug 2018 12:42
Forum: The Team
Topic: Season 2018-19 Prediction League
Replies: 98
Views: 5308

Re: Season 2018-19 Prediction League

Reading 1-1 Derby HT
Reading 2-3 Derby FT


Reading to score first

Derby 16'
Derby OG 44'
Derby 48'
Barrow 64'
Derby 89'
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