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by Royalwaster
26 Jul 2017 12:16
Forum: Rumours and Gossip
Topic: Rumour - Ross McCormack
Replies: 22
Views: 2450

Re: Rumour - Ross McCormack

READING FC boss Jaap Stam wants to hijack Sunderland's bid to sign Aston Villa flop Ross McCormack, according to reports. Villa boss Steve Bruce is understood to be keen on ousting McCormack from Villa Park less than 12 months after his £12m move from Fulham. The 30-year-old failed to settle into l...
by Royalwaster
26 Jul 2017 08:06
Forum: The Team
Topic: Transfer fees out of control
Replies: 37
Views: 2398

Re: Transfer fees out of control

As CR said, look at all our comparative big signings: Lita, Halford, Fae, Bikey, Mills, Vydra, Seol, etc etc etc. How many of them have been better than Ok? It's oxf*rd all. All our most impactful signings have been comparatively cheap or home grown. Are you seriously suggesting Lita was not better...
by Royalwaster
26 Jul 2017 07:05
Forum: The Team
Topic: Transfer fees out of control
Replies: 37
Views: 2398

Re: Transfer fees out of control

blythspartan wrote:
In recent years, I think Brentford have made some cracking signings at fairly low risk prices and have been able to sale most of them on for a healthy profit.
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Brentford are my dark horses for next season - expect them to go up or at least be in for a shout at top six.
by Royalwaster
25 Jul 2017 22:39
Forum: The Team
Topic: Stam Changing Style
Replies: 8
Views: 1210

Re: Stam Changing Style

In other words he means learning to play without any strikers?
by Royalwaster
25 Jul 2017 13:30
Forum: The Team
Topic: CONFIMRED - Lewis Grabban
Replies: 107
Views: 18778

Re: CONFIMRED - Lewis Grabban

Having seen quite a bit of him over the years I was pleased when we signed him on loan last season. Unfortunately I feel that he is not the player that he was even if we did use him too often as a winger. What I didn't like was that when the ball was played up to him it invariably didn't stick and ...
by Royalwaster
17 Jul 2017 10:28
Forum: Rumours and Gossip
Topic: RUMOUR - Nelson Oliveira
Replies: 156
Views: 29816

Re: RUMOUR - Nelson Oliveira

The Informant wrote:Thanks for probably the worst and most interesting post this website has ever seen.


What a put down .... Dave?
by Royalwaster
13 Jul 2017 22:06
Forum: The Team
Topic: CONFIMRED - Jon Dadi Bodvarsson
Replies: 163
Views: 13365

Re: RUMOUR - Jon Dadi Bodvarsson

Would prefer us to sign my dad john instead.
by Royalwaster
12 Jul 2017 11:03
Forum: The Team
Topic: Kermorgant Injury
Replies: 34
Views: 2199

Re: Kermorgant Injury

Simon's Church wrote:Perfect time for rakels, novakovich and Samuel to show what they've got.


Is that the same Rakkels who has gone out on loan?
by Royalwaster
12 Jul 2017 10:32
Forum: The Team
Topic: Build the worst Reading footballer
Replies: 48
Views: 2980

Re: Build the worst Reading footballer

Dick Habbin's hairdo wrote:Colin Baillie - just for the way he ran. Looked like he had a steel rod poked up his arse all the time.


Maybe a cross between him and Alex Pearce (runs like a duck) and Darius Henderson (the donkey) would work?
by Royalwaster
12 Jul 2017 10:28
Forum: The Team
Topic: Kermorgant Injury
Replies: 34
Views: 2199

Re: Kermorgant Injury

https://www.readingfc.co.uk/news/2017/july/kermorgant-ready-to-begin-rehab-after-surgery/ Royals strike star Yann Kermorgant is beginning rehabilitation with our medical team after yesterday undergoing surgery. Kermorgant, who scored 19 goals for the club last season, will miss the start of the new...
by Royalwaster
12 Jul 2017 08:40
Forum: The Team
Topic: Transfers
Replies: 7
Views: 1443

Re: Transfers

JIM wrote:With all the transfers going on, Have we got a sell on clause for SIGGY; ?


No, we've got a buy clause ... everytime he gets sold we're given the right to speculate whether we could afford to buy him back.
by Royalwaster
11 Jul 2017 22:19
Forum: Rumours and Gossip
Topic: Rumour: Ryan Tunicliffe
Replies: 55
Views: 6615

Re: Rumour: Ryan Tunicliffe

Homophobic attitude could be a problem.
by Royalwaster
10 Jul 2017 23:24
Forum: Rumours and Gossip
Topic: RUMOUR - Lewis baker
Replies: 34
Views: 9333

Re: RUMOUR - Lewis baker

Chelsea journalist: @NizaarKinsella Lewis Baker and Andreas Christensen are due to join the first team group for training today. Baker will be loaned out, Christensen tbc #CFC @NizaarKinsella He (Baker) wants a two year loan spell Probably (quite rightly) thinks he needs a protracted period of time...
by Royalwaster
04 Jul 2017 18:05
Forum: The Team
Topic: Summer Ins and Outs
Replies: 266
Views: 28077

Re: Summer Ins and Outs

The really worrying trend is the amount of cash the new owners are throwing around at crazy signings ... ehem, not.
by Royalwaster
04 Jul 2017 18:01
Forum: The Team
Topic: Stam signs new 2 year deal.
Replies: 29
Views: 2478

Re: Stam signs new 2 year deal.

The optimist in me says: Yeah!!!!!!!!!

The pessimist: sacked by Xmas ... as we are hovering around the relegation zone.

Hope the pessimist in me is wrong.
by Royalwaster
02 Jul 2017 23:44
Forum: The Team
Topic: Build the worst Reading footballer
Replies: 48
Views: 2980

Re: Build the worst Reading footballer

Andy Hughes's crosses need a special mention too!
by Royalwaster
02 Jul 2017 17:18
Forum: Rumours and Gossip
Topic: RUMOUR: Gunter to Boro
Replies: 92
Views: 8357

Re: RUMOUR: Gunter to Boro

Gunny Fishcake wrote:Anything over £1m snap their hand off


You're crazy ... full international; thought (sic) to be best RB in Championship ... to let go for anything like that?! He'd have to go for anything above £3million ...
by Royalwaster
01 Jul 2017 21:07
Forum: The Team
Topic: Build the worst Reading footballer
Replies: 48
Views: 2980

Re: Build the worst Reading footballer

Carrico's fitness level.
by Royalwaster
01 Jul 2017 21:07
Forum: The Team
Topic: Build the worst Reading footballer
Replies: 48
Views: 2980

Re: Build the worst Reading footballer

Glenn Little's nose.
by Royalwaster
01 Jul 2017 07:51
Forum: The Team
Topic: Build the worst Reading footballer
Replies: 48
Views: 2980

Re: Build the worst Reading footballer

Shaun Goater's heading ability despite his height.
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