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by Woodcote Royal
20 Oct 2018 19:45
Forum: The Team
Topic: BFTG Millwall Home
Replies: 29
Views: 1865

Re: BFTG Millwall Home

They weren’t mugged, we got ahead and the whole team defended for their lives to earn a well deserved 3pts. The margins between the best and worst in this division are very fine and today we did the basic well and took a fair percentage of chances that came our way while Millwall didn’t. They put in...
by Woodcote Royal
19 Oct 2018 22:02
Forum: The Team
Topic: [POLL] Is Aluko really that poor?
Replies: 93
Views: 6250

Re: [POLL] Is Aluko really that poor?

https://www.football.london/reading-fc/reading-fc-manager-paul-clement-15299650 Clement really has lost it. Show me one season where Aluko has consistently been a 'really good player'? Closest he got was that last season at Fulham, and we were stupid enough to buy him. Will be taking my seat tomorr...
by Woodcote Royal
19 Oct 2018 21:42
Forum: The Team
Topic: [POLL] Is Aluko really that poor?
Replies: 93
Views: 6250

Re: [POLL] Is Aluko really that poor?

Hound wrote:Is he even actually quick? Think that’s a myth


Put a freight train up his arse and he might break into a trot
by Woodcote Royal
26 Aug 2018 23:07
Forum: The Team
Topic: BFTG - Aston Villa (A)
Replies: 75
Views: 9949

Re: BFTG - Aston Villa (A)

tidus_mi2 wrote:
LUX wrote:Great result, hope it turns a corner.

Dismayed, but not surprised, by the moaning on here.

Most expected us to be dominated by Villa and would take a point before the match, that very scenario happens and people moan.

I'm used to Reading fans by now.


Couldn't agree more
by Woodcote Royal
21 Aug 2018 13:21
Forum: The Team
Topic: Josh Sims - Confimred?
Replies: 63
Views: 6649

Re: Josh Sims - Confirmed?

AthleticoSpizz wrote:There is no such finer rain as fine rain.

Jeez mate, turn it in.....


+1
by Woodcote Royal
21 Aug 2018 13:19
Forum: The Team
Topic: Josh Sims - Confimred?
Replies: 63
Views: 6649

Re: Josh Sims - Confirmed?

We signed a player who had a great record as a goal scorer in this division on loan last season, and he was genuinely as bad a player as Inhave seen at the club in the last 5 year’s You complain we have no pace, movement or quality up front (which I disagree with) and we sign someone who apparently...
by Woodcote Royal
11 Aug 2018 15:16
Forum: The Team
Topic: Forest (A) match thread
Replies: 125
Views: 5391

Re: Forest (A) match thread

It’s one thing Moore not starting but having O’Shea on the bench ahead of a player we value in excess of £10m is frankly ludicrous unless there are fitness issues.
by Woodcote Royal
10 Aug 2018 01:54
Forum: The Team
Topic: Liam Moore Hypocrite or Hero?
Replies: 131
Views: 10440

Re: Liam Moore Hypocrite or Hero?

Get over it. Why would any player want to stay in this current Reading setup when we have zero ambition to reach the premier league? If there was any doubt before the transfer window about the clubs intentions, that's been put to bed with the huge lack of investment in our squad while the genuine p...
by Woodcote Royal
10 Aug 2018 01:38
Forum: The Team
Topic: Liam Moore Hypocrite or Hero?
Replies: 131
Views: 10440

Re: Liam Moore Hypocrite or Hero?

As our best player, in my view, Moore deserved his POTS award. Furthermore, in the post Hammond era, in which we've spunked millions on those who have failed to deliver, if his successor has ever been quilty of barking up the right tree it was the one that led to signing Moore. It took forever but w...
by Woodcote Royal
24 Jul 2018 19:31
Forum: The Team
Topic: CONFIMRED - Adrian Popa
Replies: 107
Views: 25837

Re: CONFIMRED - Adrian Popa

He did look massively unfit on one of the pre-season games, saying that it was Eastleigh game i think and all the players had done double sessions before that game and they all looked pretty haggard. Its a shame he had an injury as i think going away over pre-season might have been a chance for him...
by Woodcote Royal
21 Jul 2018 23:55
Forum: The Team
Topic: Nothing RFC related on getreading/IYA
Replies: 10
Views: 1139

Re: Nothing RFC related on getreading/IYA

Have to say this is a pain in the arse if you no longer live locally.
by Woodcote Royal
07 Jun 2018 10:28
Forum: The Team
Topic: CONFIMRED - John O’shea signs for Reading
Replies: 239
Views: 35255

Re: RUMOUR- John O’shea set to sign for Reading

I really don't get what the risk is? He wont be on top dollar at 37 years old and he is getting coaching experience so that is likely to be a bartering tool that reading use to get wages down further. Its a one year contract with no fee. and we get another experienced voice in the dressing room. An...
by Woodcote Royal
02 Jun 2018 01:51
Forum: Rumours and Gossip
Topic: Rumour - Vito Mannone
Replies: 58
Views: 11050

Re: Rumour - Vito Mannone

Snowflake Royal wrote:One of those keepers who had to save shots spectacularly to make up for poor positionIng.


Spot on. That was the route cause of all his shortcomings.,
by Woodcote Royal
02 Jun 2018 01:36
Forum: Rumours and Gossip
Topic: Rumour - Vito Mannone
Replies: 58
Views: 11050

Re: Rumour - Vito Mannone

Not to mention the far post, crossbar or anywhere in his own half. :roll: Yes, it's a real mystery how Brian ever got us promoted with Feds in goal. It's a mystery to those who never gave McDermott the credit he deserved, not to mention those who think Federici made only one mistake in a Reading sh...
by Woodcote Royal
01 Jun 2018 11:56
Forum: Rumours and Gossip
Topic: Rumour - Vito Mannone
Replies: 58
Views: 11050

Re: Rumour - Vito Mannone

Not to mention the far post, crossbar or anywhere in his own half.
by Woodcote Royal
01 Jun 2018 10:01
Forum: Rumours and Gossip
Topic: Rumour - Vito Mannone
Replies: 58
Views: 11050

Re: Rumour - Vito Mannone

Right arm, I think....................................................might have to sell the guitar.
by Woodcote Royal
01 Jun 2018 09:48
Forum: Rumours and Gossip
Topic: Rumour - Vito Mannone
Replies: 58
Views: 11050

Re: Rumour - Vito Mannone

Non-plussed really. Decent keeper but makes too many mistakes. I wasn't Federici's biggest fan but I'd sooner have him back and he'd cost very little. Fcuk Up Fed, he of the amazing Wembley Whoopsie, over Mannone? I'd sooner lose a limb than have Skippy anywhere near this club again. Is he 3rd or 4...
by Woodcote Royal
29 May 2018 14:15
Forum: Rumours and Gossip
Topic: Liam Moore to Brighton
Replies: 488
Views: 85256

Re: Liam Moore to Brighton

Surely the price is going to come down to whatever is in the release clause of his latest contract. Having said that, £3m is a laughable figure from those who clearly have no clue of his potential value or ability. He's 25, destined for the top flight and has every chance of establishing himself in ...
by Woodcote Royal
29 May 2018 13:47
Forum: The Team
Topic: Anyone For Chinese?
Replies: 725
Views: 152684

Re: Anyone For Chinese?

Perhaps just surprisingly rational given how long he's been here :P

Totally agree the blame lies with Anton and his dad. If Samuelson hadn't performed his role someone else would have done more or less the same job.
by Woodcote Royal
24 May 2018 23:54
Forum: Club Policies
Topic: Season Tickets 18/19 - Renewal Deadline 5pm on Monday 2nd July 2018.
Replies: 179
Views: 40253

Re: Season Tickets 18/19

£315 for a ST at Dover Athletic in the National League. Only £10 less than I wil pay I was at Dagenham & Redbridge a few months ago and I think the sign said £19 to stand on the terrace :| In comparison, despite losing the bird and forking out a record £450 to renew, this amounts to £19.57 per ...
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