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by Hendo
16 Aug 2018 14:32
Forum: The Team
Topic: Liam Moore Hypocrite or Hero?
Replies: 124
Views: 6720

Re: Liam Moore Hypocrite or Hero?

Being reported h`s been given a new improved contract. https://twitter.com/TalkReading/status/1030018941702287360 If we stay away from a game or two do you think we will get a reduction in the cost of our season ticket? If you don't watch Sky for a week or two do you get a reduction in your subscri...
by Hendo
15 Aug 2018 13:58
Forum: Rumours and Gossip
Topic: Hammond
Replies: 26
Views: 2424

Re: Hammond

maffff wrote:In the hotel bar it seemed like Nigel and Nicky were catching up and having a chat. There was nothing formal or businesslike about it, came across like mates catching up.

FWIW: Howe had coffee. Hammond had tea. Read into that what you will.


I'm more of a Nigel.
by Hendo
31 May 2018 16:18
Forum: General Football
Topic: The Manager Sack Race/Merry-go-Round
Replies: 5325
Views: 258370

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

Marco Silva appointed Everton manager in the least surprising news for quite some time.
by Hendo
31 May 2018 09:15
Forum: General Football
Topic: The Manager Sack Race/Merry-go-Round
Replies: 5325
Views: 258370

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

Lampard appointed at Derby. That's going to go really badly isn't it? :arrow: Just because you were a big name player, shouldn't mean you are able to waltz straight in to a managerial position at a club in the top two divisions without one iota of managerial experience. I hope it fails spectacularly.
by Hendo
29 May 2018 21:21
Forum: Rumours and Gossip
Topic: Rumour - Ruben Lameiras
Replies: 8
Views: 2786

Re: Rumour - Ruben Lameiras

being 'better than Aluko' is not really setting the bar very high Better is better, and right now we're looking at another season of Aluko turning into tackles in the centre circle. But yeah, you certainly couldn't limbo under that bar. Pfft, tell that to Hermes. https://78.media.tumblr.com/1a1df3b...
by Hendo
28 May 2018 14:14
Forum: Rumours and Gossip
Topic: Liam Moore to Brighton
Replies: 488
Views: 80024

Re: Liam Moore to Brighton

I read somewhere that Moore is on 30k a week. Assuming this is true then the remainder of his 3 year contract is worth £4.6m (contracted wages) + expenditure of 1m original purchase price + £3.1 wages paid over the first 2 contracted years. This would mean that the club would be valuing the player ...
by Hendo
28 May 2018 00:40
Forum: Club Policies
Topic: Next seasons kit choice?
Replies: 4530
Views: 432449

Re: Next seasons kit choice?

CavershamRoyal wrote:Apparently this could be Newcastle's away kit next season - would be happy with this template in blue/white.

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If that is their hooped template then I think a lot of people would be very happy with that.
by Hendo
25 May 2018 14:27
Forum: General Football
Topic: The Manager Sack Race/Merry-go-Round
Replies: 5325
Views: 258370

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

John Smith wrote:
Hendo wrote:Everyone is a nobody, until they are a somebody.

Thanks for that


Just saying, people are quick to sneer and mock, just give the man a chance. St Mirren domin8ed the Scottish Championship last year.
by Hendo
25 May 2018 14:20
Forum: General Football
Topic: The Manager Sack Race/Merry-go-Round
Replies: 5325
Views: 258370

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

:| Ironic that we, as Reading fans, are always clamouring to find players from lower leagues/Scotland/Ireland, but when Sunderland make a managerial appointment akin to that, the first response is :| Behave Hendo. They're in dire straits and desperately need to get out of that league next season an...
by Hendo
25 May 2018 14:12
Forum: General Football
Topic: The Manager Sack Race/Merry-go-Round
Replies: 5325
Views: 258370

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

Double d v2 wrote:
John Smith wrote:Sunderland name former St Mirren boss Jack Ross as their new manager


:|


Ironic that we, as Reading fans, are always clamouring to find players from lower leagues/Scotland/Ireland, but when Sunderland make a managerial appointment akin to that, the first response is :|
by Hendo
24 May 2018 16:28
Forum: The Team
Topic: CONFIMRED: Sone Aluko
Replies: 257
Views: 57364

Re: CONFIMRED: Sone Aluko

By the way, I thought it was poor of the Fulham 'exececutive' to come out with that in public. As in, 'Look at me, look what we fleeced them for, haha!'. tbf, Hammond's dined out on 'half a million for Andy Hughes' for years He should eat free for life for that deal as far as I'm concerned... + to ...
by Hendo
24 May 2018 11:20
Forum: General Football
Topic: New Kits 17/18
Replies: 165
Views: 8566

Re: New Kits 17/18

Sanguine wrote:Don't know if I like this or not. Velez Sarsfield have gone very old school in design and plain colour for a special edition kit.

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Can't see the sponsors being too happy :?
by Hendo
24 May 2018 11:15
Forum: Rumours and Gossip
Topic: Paul Clement to Napoli?
Replies: 36
Views: 5864

Re: Paul Clement to Napoli?

Only one Trevor Morley wrote:He publically congratulated him on twitter on his appointment (and he isn't prolific on twitter). I think if something was on in the offing he wouldn't have said anything on twitter.....


Saw this and tend to agree.
by Hendo
24 May 2018 11:13
Forum: Club Policies
Topic: Next seasons kit choice?
Replies: 4530
Views: 432449

Re: Next seasons kit choice?

Home kit would be a dream.

I can see gold being used again to mark the 20th anniversary (I think someone mentioned it earlier).
by Hendo
24 May 2018 11:09
Forum: The Team
Topic: CONFIMRED - Dave Edwards
Replies: 190
Views: 35941

Re: CONFIMRED - Dave Edwards

Lol. Some people just never learn. Am I alone in having a little giggle at that DD response? Yeah I do not see the problem in that. All I did was give to Ian as good as he gave to me. Platypuss is just being harsh because of my previous convictions. He should ban Ian aswell for saying things before...
by Hendo
24 May 2018 09:34
Forum: The Team
Topic: CONFIMRED - Dave Edwards
Replies: 190
Views: 35941

Re: CONFIMRED - Dave Edwards

Life is complex, not everything that goes wrong has someone at fault. Blame culture helps no one. For example, it's no one person's fault you're a div, and blaming your parents helps no one. However it is your parents fault for not loving you enough and giving you enough attention, and your school ...
by Hendo
23 May 2018 17:21
Forum: International Football
Topic: England 2018 World Cup poll
Replies: 18
Views: 1801

Re: England 2018 World Cup poll

Of course I am assuming we win the group :wink:
by Hendo
23 May 2018 13:52
Forum: International Football
Topic: England 2018 World Cup poll
Replies: 18
Views: 1801

Re: England 2018 World Cup poll

IF things go according to seeding/reputation/some kind of footballing logic then I think we'd end up with either Brazil or Germany in the Quarters. I think that's probably as far as we can expect to get considering their squads. Having said that, I'd still fancy us cause a bit of an upset and beat ...
by Hendo
23 May 2018 10:59
Forum: General Football
Topic: New Kits 17/18
Replies: 165
Views: 8566

Re: New Kits 17/18

Very nice. There aren't enough sashes in football kits.
by Hendo
23 May 2018 10:05
Forum: International Football
Topic: England 2018 World Cup poll
Replies: 18
Views: 1801

Re: England 2018 World Cup poll

+1 to 1/4s
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