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by John Smith
18 Oct 2018 11:19
Forum: The Team
Topic: On this day
Replies: 74
Views: 5013

Re: On this day

Sutekh wrote:Also don’t miss Nick Colgan’s debut at around 41:46 on the same link.

:D Horrific!
by John Smith
18 Oct 2018 10:07
Forum: General Football
Topic: The Manager Sack Race/Merry-go-Round
Replies: 5398
Views: 266144

Re: The Manager Sack Race/Merry-go-Round

Makes sense really. Frank, though, may be the only manager to ever resign after the club chairman logged on to a fans forum under a pseudonym to insult him. I wouldn't speak too soon...big Ron G might be making a Hobnob account as we speak! Who goes first John, Gourlay or Clement? Clement, without ...
by John Smith
18 Oct 2018 09:30
Forum: General Football
Topic: The Manager Sack Race/Merry-go-Round
Replies: 5398
Views: 266144

Re: The Manager Sack Race/Merry-go-Round

So are Brentford sticking with Thomas Frank? Yeah probably a wise move. Will keep things more or less status quo and knows all of the players. If it ain't broke don't fix it. Makes sense really. Frank, though, may be the only manager to ever resign after the club chairman logged on to a fans forum ...
by John Smith
17 Oct 2018 17:19
Forum: General Football
Topic: The Non - League thread
Replies: 6470
Views: 352109

Re: The Non - League thread

Royal Rother wrote:
John Smith wrote:How can you go and watch that? Even I've played at a level higher than that


Who do you watch?

Reading obviously
by John Smith
17 Oct 2018 17:19
Forum: General Football
Topic: The Non - League thread
Replies: 6470
Views: 352109

Re: The Non - League thread

Royal Rother wrote:
John Smith wrote:How can you go and watch that? Even I've played at a level higher than that


Who do you watch?

Reading obviously
by John Smith
17 Oct 2018 14:05
Forum: Rumours and Gossip
Topic: Rumour - Phil Parkinson
Replies: 66
Views: 4931

Re: Rumour - Phil Parkinson

Cowley is overrated. He will get a move soon and fail. He would jump at the chance of coming to Reading
by John Smith
17 Oct 2018 11:38
Forum: The Team
Topic: Reading v Millwall - Match 14 Prediction League
Replies: 21
Views: 456

Re: Reading v Millwall - Match 14 Prediction League

Reading 1 - 0 Millwall HT
Reading 2 - 1 Millwall FT

Reading to score first<<<<<<<<<<<<<

Baldock
Gregory
Own Goal
by John Smith
17 Oct 2018 10:44
Forum: Rumours and Gossip
Topic: Rumour - Phil Parkinson
Replies: 66
Views: 4931

Re: Rumour - Phil Parkinson

I think we should only go for Parkinson should we be relegated. I'd stick with Clement for the time being but if things are drastically bad by January then we need to get someone in and give him the window to work with. As previously stated many times it should be Nigel Pearson. To suggest that Mic...
by John Smith
16 Oct 2018 17:19
Forum: General Football
Topic: The Manager Sack Race/Merry-go-Round
Replies: 5398
Views: 266144

Re: The Manager Sack Race/Merry-go-Round

So are Brentford sticking with Thomas Frank?
by John Smith
16 Oct 2018 17:07
Forum: Rumours and Gossip
Topic: Rumour - Phil Parkinson
Replies: 66
Views: 4931

Re: Rumour - Phil Parkinson

muirinho wrote:Joey vandenBerg could tackle too

Could he? News to me.
by John Smith
15 Oct 2018 16:35
Forum: Club Policies
Topic: Club 1871 - the What, When, Where, How, Who & Why Thread
Replies: 310
Views: 20051

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

sandman wrote:So so edgy.

Sandman, so named as his head is so far in the sand he has no clue what is going on life.
by John Smith
15 Oct 2018 15:28
Forum: General Football
Topic: THE BETTING THREAD
Replies: 5776
Views: 273271

Re: THE BETTING THREAD

Winston Biscuit wrote:M8 of mine did 10 games on Betfair and lost by 1 goal (Coventry, in the 82nd minute). would have paid out £46k from £10. he was called out on a family emergency at HT too and never got to see the cash out option.

doh!

These are the margins!
by John Smith
15 Oct 2018 15:26
Forum: Club Policies
Topic: Club 1871 - the What, When, Where, How, Who & Why Thread
Replies: 310
Views: 20051

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

By the way, not heard the Bill Oddie chant for about 18 months - perhaps there's a connection between singing that regularly and getting results in the pitch. Club 1871 should give it a go, a whole 90 minutes to make up for it's absence. It was sung at Preston away. But then no surprise that you di...
by John Smith
15 Oct 2018 13:38
Forum: Club Policies
Topic: Hogwood Countdown
Replies: 10
Views: 566

Re: Hogwood Countdown

WoodleyRoyal wrote:Whereas, the likes of McDermot, adkins, parkinson etc etc have not seen a top class training facility in their lives.

What's he got to do with anything? He manages Bolton Wanderers
by John Smith
15 Oct 2018 12:15
Forum: Rumours and Gossip
Topic: Rumour - Phil Parkinson
Replies: 66
Views: 4931

Re: Rumour - Phil Parkinson

I'm gonna say it, because it needs to be said: He was a crap player (and I've spoken to some of his former teammates who would agree wholeheartedly with that statement). He is also a pretty crap manager who has achieved nothing. I don't want him anywhere near the club I'm gonna say it, because it n...
by John Smith
15 Oct 2018 11:42
Forum: Rumours and Gossip
Topic: Rumour - Phil Parkinson
Replies: 66
Views: 4931

Re: Rumour - Phil Parkinson

I'm gonna say it, because it needs to be said: He was a crap player (and I've spoken to some of his former teammates who would agree wholeheartedly with that statement). He is also a pretty crap manager who has achieved nothing.

I don't want him anywhere near the club
by John Smith
15 Oct 2018 10:52
Forum: The Team
Topic: Clement
Replies: 411
Views: 28587

Re: Clement

I'm not using psycho interchangeably with 'a bit crazy'. I'm using it as in 'has no regard for other's emotions or wellbeing'. Keane is a psycho, Klopp is eccentric. Not only that but he's a psycho who hasn't had a managerial job for seven years. I don't know why people persist in suggesting names ...
by John Smith
15 Oct 2018 10:38
Forum: General Football
Topic: The Non - League thread
Replies: 6470
Views: 352109

Re: The Non - League thread

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by John Smith
15 Oct 2018 09:37
Forum: Rumours and Gossip
Topic: Rumour - Phil Parkinson
Replies: 66
Views: 4931

Re: Rumour - Phil Parkinson

I think we should only go for Parkinson should we be relegated. I'd stick with Clement for the time being but if things are drastically bad by January then we need to get someone in and give him the window to work with. As previously stated many times it should be Nigel Pearson. To suggest that Mick...
by John Smith
15 Oct 2018 09:33
Forum: The Team
Topic: Ex Players
Replies: 109
Views: 12859

Re: Ex Players

Absolutely not. He just was not the required level IMO, injury prone too. He had a great moment away at Charlton a couple of seasons ago but other than that did very little. Old Man Andrews and John Smith, If you had to choose any 3 players to have back from the past few season whom are still playi...
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