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by Denver Royal
27 May 2019 02:48
Forum: Rumours and Gossip
Topic: Rumour - Danny Loader
Replies: 159
Views: 12708

Re: Rumour - Danny Loader

He clearly has some talent. From what I’ve seen of him, albeit in a limited timeframe, I can understand why some might question his ‘position’. Not sure why that would be controversial. As a ‘tweener’, eIther at this club, or others.
by Denver Royal
27 May 2019 01:39
Forum: The Team
Topic: Next Season's Squad.
Replies: 566
Views: 26944

Re: Next Season's Squad.

Whose saying we don’t need to strengthen in other areas? Yes we have plenty of full backs but not necessarily players that will help us move up the League. Btw if you are including McIntyre why not include Osho who I thought was excellent on debut for us against I think it was Middlesbrough? Osho w...
by Denver Royal
26 May 2019 20:29
Forum: The Team
Topic: Value the Squad
Replies: 78
Views: 3244

Re: Value the Squad

The contract should have been for longer than two years. Very short sighted. Gourlay out. Would he have signed longer? Southwood only does short deals, despite the club offering longer. That's how he wants to operate. What's the longest first pro-contract we've ever given a boy? Are we known to giv...
by Denver Royal
25 May 2019 20:04
Forum: The Team
Topic: Value the Squad
Replies: 78
Views: 3244

Re: Value the Squad

Gourlay was at the club for 16 months and precisely during the period when Loader’s contract should have been under review. Loader’s potential was well known so not to extend his contract at a time when other players contracts were being extended like confetti was short sighted. Absolutely. It'd be...
by Denver Royal
24 May 2019 14:50
Forum: The Team
Topic: Value the Squad
Replies: 78
Views: 3244

Re: Value the Squad

This isn't the first summer where there has been interest in Loader. He's been more reluctant to sign a new deal than some of our other young players because... well I'm not going to put motivations in his head, but for whatever reason he is unconvinced of the benefits of a long-term contract at Re...
by Denver Royal
23 May 2019 12:57
Forum: Rumours and Gossip
Topic: SPECULATION - Martinez?
Replies: 38
Views: 8181

Re: SPECULATION - Martinez?

Hope the new gaffer can attract quality loanees like Gomes did.
by Denver Royal
23 May 2019 12:31
Forum: Rumours and Gossip
Topic: RUMOUR - Gomes wanted
Replies: 57
Views: 4198

Re: RUMOUR - Gomes wanted

Sutekh Likewise, let's hope Reading already have names and a course of action in hand if JG does go - and if he does at least the compensation should be fairly decent.

Ha, who'd have thunk it, Gomes may be our most sell-able asset. Maybe we'll keep Swift after all. :)
by Denver Royal
23 May 2019 05:01
Forum: Rumours and Gossip
Topic: RUMOUR - Gomes wanted
Replies: 57
Views: 4198

Re: RUMOUR - Gomes wanted

I know it’s in our nature as Reading fans to be pessimistic and not credit others for their good work but I do think we should give credit where credit is due. But if you perfer to put it all down to good luck who am I to convince you otherwise. See 'false 3rd'. Why is no one interested in Bielsa? ...
by Denver Royal
22 May 2019 23:52
Forum: Rumours and Gossip
Topic: Rumour - Danny Loader
Replies: 159
Views: 12708

Re: Rumour - Danny Loader

Wow, maybe triple figures then?
Swore I read somewhere he ‘needs a loan in Lg 1 or 2’ a couple months ago.
That was before ‘that’ goal, of course.
by Denver Royal
18 May 2019 19:38
Forum: The Team
Topic: 18/19 End of Season Awards
Replies: 41
Views: 2066

Re: 18/19 End of Season Awards

4 of the 6 - Walker, McNulty, Meyler and O'Shea didn't really play much, even under Clement. Even Baldock, even when fit, wasn't really his full-time every day starter? Last Summer we needed help sooner rather than later. If Clement was in here now, reckon he'd say he was disappointed with how it pa...
by Denver Royal
18 May 2019 18:15
Forum: Rumours and Gossip
Topic: Rumour - Danny Loader
Replies: 159
Views: 12708

Re: Rumour - Danny Loader

Crowbar6753 Loader is clearly going to be a star.

As a striker, in the Premier League? Well, he might, but at this point not sure I'd say he 'clearly' will.
The odds are against it and many more fail than succeed, esp at that level, and with all the overseas players competing there as well.
by Denver Royal
18 May 2019 17:26
Forum: The Team
Topic: 18/19 End of Season Awards
Replies: 41
Views: 2066

Re: 18/19 End of Season Awards

I mean I'm not to say whether an opinion is correct or not but I'm genuinely interested to work out who the 90% was We signed the following: Walker Yiadom O'Shea Eza Meyler Sims Baldock McNulty Ejaria Baker Oliveira Miazga Martinez I'm not sure who the 90% is in that list personally... Loanee's are...
by Denver Royal
16 May 2019 13:46
Forum: The Team
Topic: Rival Watch
Replies: 2897
Views: 347076

Re: Rival Watch

Take Derby’s loan players out and they suddenly look much less a team. I HATE clubs that just bring in better players short term from other clubs rather than developing or buying their own. It’s basically cheating. Hands up, who was it in here that wanted to sign Baker on loan again (and the other ...
by Denver Royal
16 May 2019 01:39
Forum: The Team
Topic: The Academy/Development squads watch thread 2015//16
Replies: 4272
Views: 616958

Re: The Academy/Development squads watch thread 2015//16

Yep, you’re right. I've become guarded who I’ll debate with. You weren’t here, but years ago there were so many people and we had a riot, but not so much anymore. Don't know how we get back there? But yep, you and I shoot the breeze. Going forward, with where we are, I’m optimistic re. Gomes, but re...
by Denver Royal
15 May 2019 18:04
Forum: Rumours and Gossip
Topic: Rumour - Josh Morris
Replies: 13
Views: 1688

Re: Rumour - Josh Morris

Reading, QPR and Millwall are reportedly after Scunthorpe winger Josh Morris, 27 Josh can also play left side of defence and central midfield He's also the guy that scored THAT goal at Plymouth on the last day of the season. https://www.iron-bru.co.uk/millwall-reading-qpr-close-in-on-josh-morris/ P...
by Denver Royal
15 May 2019 17:27
Forum: The Team
Topic: Pre season tour
Replies: 23
Views: 1230

Re: Pre season tour

Yep, well said, good points.
Can't say I'm shocked that Gomes' first preseason is a (lengthy) trip abroad against European teams. Hoping that his contacts over there will help better facilitate what he wants to do and that it bears fruition.
by Denver Royal
15 May 2019 16:26
Forum: The Team
Topic: Championship free agents... who would you have?
Replies: 50
Views: 3723

Re: Championship free agents... who would you have?

I think we should be looking at Lee Gregory having departed Millwall. Scored goals in a dross team every time in the Championship and really works hard for the team. Would definitely benefit from the better service we can offer. 6'2, 30 years old, 13 goals this season, their player of the year, sho...
by Denver Royal
15 May 2019 16:12
Forum: The Team
Topic: Pre season tour
Replies: 23
Views: 1230

Re: Pre season tour

Also - seriously, are preseason games against European teams as good a preparation as preseasons against lower league opposition here? I'm actually thinking (hoping) it might be better? Depending what he wants to work on, maybe foreign opposition was specifically chosen/arranged for that? It's ofte...
by Denver Royal
15 May 2019 15:43
Forum: The Team
Topic: The Academy/Development squads watch thread 2015//16
Replies: 4272
Views: 616958

Re: The Academy/Development squads watch thread 2015//16

Which mgrs have used Academy was your point? Anyway... Meyler 3 year deal. If he pans out, doubt Rino emerges as he did. Stam 1st yr mgr, had a go, playoff final loss on pens, bad and inexperienced 2nd year. Short tenure, who cares. Your 1871 thingy was silly? Going back to start of the Academies i...
by Denver Royal
15 May 2019 02:10
Forum: The Team
Topic: The Academy/Development squads watch thread 2015//16
Replies: 4272
Views: 616958

Re: The Academy/Development squads watch thread 2015//16

Which mgrs have used Academy was your point? Anyway... Meyler 3 year deal. If he pans out, doubt Rino emerges as he did. Stam 1st yr mgr, had a go, playoff final loss on pens, bad and inexperienced 2nd year. Short tenure, who cares. Your 1871 thingy was silly? Going back to start of the Academies in...
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