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by Vision
15 Jan 2019 12:20
Forum: The Team
Topic: MATCHWATCH : Derby County (a) sponsored by Yakubu
Replies: 35
Views: 1728

Re: MATCHWATCH : Derby County (a) sponsored by Yakubu

This is potentially a very big game for Reading! The performance against reading was very good and only really lacked the finishing. That was followed up by a win and then a game away to a very good team at a time when they are struggling for results. A win, or even a point in this game could reall...
by Vision
15 Jan 2019 10:52
Forum: Club Policies
Topic: Stadium screens
Replies: 30
Views: 1894

Re: Stadium screens

Stadiums in America > everywhere else. Agreed. They've put the rest of the world to shame in recent years. There are a couple of new ones on the horizon over there that look great too. The designs are so innovative. Was lucky enough to see the Cowboys v Buccaneers game before Xmas. The AT&T sta...
by Vision
11 Jan 2019 09:48
Forum: The Team
Topic: Clear out started
Replies: 210
Views: 13777

Re: Clear out started

Reckon either Bacuna or Kelly may go With Ezatolahi still injured his loan deal may also be terminated. I think we've got to assume anyone who started against Utd isn't going anywhere. I think we can assume they're not part of the annexed 5 but I don't think it follows that they won't leave if a su...
by Vision
10 Jan 2019 11:36
Forum: The Team
Topic: RUMOUR - Lewis baker
Replies: 254
Views: 49320

Re: RUMOUR - Lewis baker

I'll give you QPR. Millwall are just as shit as us and Man U, although we passed it well and looked confident, they did what they had to do and no more. They didn't play how a championship team would play. You're also missing out the aberration against Swansea. Whilst I think Rinomhota has helped g...
by Vision
10 Jan 2019 11:24
Forum: The Team
Topic: RUMOUR - Lewis baker
Replies: 254
Views: 49320

Re: RUMOUR - Lewis baker

Whilst I get your points re playing style (but not Barrow...) we're not even doing the basics right. I think any decent coach/manager drilling the team could improve that area. The fear is that Gomes will make the same mistakes that Clement (and to an extent Stam and Clarke) made in not bolstering ...
by Vision
10 Jan 2019 11:02
Forum: The Team
Topic: RUMOUR - Lewis baker
Replies: 254
Views: 49320

Re: RUMOUR - Lewis baker

Think there is a fair amount of complacency in the two signings and a lack of acceptance as to where we are in the table. I like the fact that Gomes has a clear idea of how he wants to play - but making up a 5 point gap and playing your way out of the bottom 3 - it’s certainly brave, but I don’t th...
by Vision
10 Jan 2019 10:52
Forum: The Team
Topic: RUMOUR - Lewis baker
Replies: 254
Views: 49320

Re: RUMOUR - Lewis baker

Think there is a fair amount of complacency in the two signings and a lack of acceptance as to where we are in the table. I like the fact that Gomes has a clear idea of how he wants to play - but making up a 5 point gap and playing your way out of the bottom 3 - it’s certainly brave, but I don’t th...
by Vision
10 Jan 2019 10:43
Forum: The Team
Topic: RUMOUR - Lewis baker
Replies: 254
Views: 49320

Re: RUMOUR - Lewis baker

Think there is a fair amount of complacency in the two signings and a lack of acceptance as to where we are in the table. I like the fact that Gomes has a clear idea of how he wants to play - but making up a 5 point gap and playing your way out of the bottom 3 - it’s certainly brave, but I don’t th...
by Vision
09 Jan 2019 14:21
Forum: General Football
Topic: The Manager Sack Race/Merry-go-Round
Replies: 5604
Views: 281615

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

Stranded wrote:
Winston Biscuit wrote:His star has fallen pretty quickly


To be fair he's fairly hated everywhere he's been, even Brum fans weren't big fans of his even though they were winning under him. Derby fans will be laughing quite heartily today.


Nathan Jones in apparently
by Vision
09 Jan 2019 09:22
Forum: General Football
Topic: LOLiverpooLOL - Next Season
Replies: 6470
Views: 284461

Re: LOLiverpooLOL - Next Season

Totally echo VM's thoughts on middling teams not taking the Cup seriously. It just seems daft and it used to annoy the hell out of me when Coppell did the same. Yep bugs the hell out of me. By the time the FA Cup starts a club like Leicester or Bournemouth know if they are likely to be in relegatio...
by Vision
03 Jan 2019 16:06
Forum: The Team
Topic: MATCHWATCH : Manchester United (a) sponsored by down down deeper and down
Replies: 278
Views: 8652

Re: MATCHWATCH : Manchester United (a) sponsored by down down deeper and down

Could this game be one of the most embarrassing performances shown on live TV? Damage limitation is a must - hopefully we can be brave and hold on for a at least 30 mins. We are a team that have no real defending or attacking qualities. Playing a team that is fully motivated and scoring all sorts o...
by Vision
03 Jan 2019 12:01
Forum: The Team
Topic: Are we really going down this season
Replies: 246
Views: 14458

Re: Are we really going down this season

All but confirmed that a large number will be leaving: https://www.readingfc.co.uk/news/2019/january/the-first-step-is-to-reduce-the-number-of-first-team-players/ As much as his appointment was baffling to me, this is basically what I've been saying for some time. José Gomes been working intensely ...
by Vision
03 Jan 2019 11:36
Forum: The Team
Topic: Are we really going down this season
Replies: 246
Views: 14458

Re: Are we really going down this season

Rumours of trying to come to an agreement with Edwards to terminate contract. Possibly true with McShane as well Likely to have to pay a percentage of wages, as we have with Joey I think, to loan a few of the others out To be fair why not bite the bullet and do precisely that with a chunk of them. ...
by Vision
03 Jan 2019 11:24
Forum: The Team
Topic: BFTG - Swansea
Replies: 204
Views: 11617

Re: BFTG - Swansea

I am not comfortable slagging off the youngsters, however if the truth is known Richards was totally out of his depth yesterday and he continuously lost possession and his runner. He also misplaced passes. Our left flank was bloody awful. Any confidence he did have has been sucked out of him becaus...
by Vision
17 Dec 2018 13:22
Forum: The Team
Topic: New Manager
Replies: 1435
Views: 116540

Re: New Manager

So he was sacked from Aston Villa yeah? In under 8 months? Must have been doing a cracking job. How did he do at Swindon when he was DOF? Seriously? DOF for 6 months at a League 1 side? Means nothing. Listen, I would be happy enough to see Parkinson, Jokanovic or some of the other names mentioned b...
by Vision
12 Dec 2018 13:27
Forum: The Team
Topic: New Manager
Replies: 1435
Views: 116540

Re: New Manager

Sure. But he was also CEO during the most successful period in our club's history. You can't just cherry-pick reasons to demonstrate incompetence It was a tongue in cheek, throwaway comment (the type HNA specialises in) that I didn't realise would generate quite so much fury, it certainly wasn't me...
by Vision
12 Dec 2018 12:29
Forum: General Football
Topic: LOLiverpooLOL - Next Season
Replies: 6470
Views: 284461

Re: LOLiverpooLOL - Next Season

A good win and a very strong performance. Some of the inter-passing was quite brilliant, not matched by the finishing, and reliable stalwarts ( a word only ever used in football or a few other sports?) in Henderson and Milner provided the drive from midfield that so many other teams lack, Reading i...
by Vision
07 Dec 2018 09:58
Forum: The Team
Topic: Clement sacked!
Replies: 117
Views: 10955

Re: Clement sacked!

Most astounding is the 'It was Gourlay's fault/Gourlay's interference' excuse! Clement was recruited by Gourlay as Gourlay's man and had previously worked with the him, so surely knew what his style was before he joined. If he knew he meddled in team matters but still chose to join, then that was h...
by Vision
06 Dec 2018 13:30
Forum: The Team
Topic: New Manager
Replies: 1435
Views: 116540

Re: New Manager

But that's what I mean. They might feel that the decisions made for them in the appointments of Stam and Clement were poor and might insist on a manager better known or with more experience. Sorry, you've lost me. Are you agreeing and disagreeing with me simultaneously? Yes and no... I'm suggesting...
by Vision
06 Dec 2018 12:16
Forum: The Team
Topic: New Manager
Replies: 1435
Views: 116540

Re: New Manager

Plenty of good options out there, Jokanovic would be a good appointment but can't see him coming here, I like Warburton too and he's probably the most realistic of the bunch. However wouldn't it be absolutely wonderful for us to go back to the 'Reading way' and get someone young and up'n'coming fro...
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