The Academy/Development squads watch thread 2015//16

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

by Royals and Racers » 11 Jan 2019 13:34

STAR Liaison wrote:FLACKWELL HEATH (A) B&B CUP QF - TUES 22 JAN KO 7.45PM

If the demand is sufficient STAR will run a coach to this U23s match.

Provisionally
Fare £10 - depart stadium 5.15pm.


Please let us know if you're interested at travel@star-reading.org or enquire at STAR Base tomorrow (Sat 12th v Nottm F).


Don`t think it has to be the U23`s JG might play the 1st team to get a victory under their belts :wink:

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

by STAR Liaison » 11 Jan 2019 15:47

Royals and Racers wrote:
STAR Liaison wrote:FLACKWELL HEATH (A) B&B CUP QF - TUES 22 JAN KO 7.45PM

If the demand is sufficient STAR will run a coach to this U23s match.

Provisionally
Fare £10 - depart stadium 5.15pm.


Please let us know if you're interested at travel@star-reading.org or enquire at STAR Base tomorrow (Sat 12th v Nottm F).


Don`t think it has to be the U23`s JG might play the 1st team to get a victory under their belts :wink:



I don't think you should be taking Flackwell Heath that lightly!

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

by Royals and Racers » 11 Jan 2019 18:51

Royals and Racers wrote:U23`s up to 2nd in the Premier league 2 div 2 table after today`s matches and their next game on Friday evening is away to the leaders Wolves KO 7pm
https://www.flashscore.com/football/eng ... standings/

Once again the Royals website completely ignores the fact that the U23`s have a massive match tonight away to Wolves(the fixture is listed)
really poor show from them :evil:

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

by Singing Defective » 11 Jan 2019 19:14

Royals and Racers wrote:
Royals and Racers wrote:U23`s up to 2nd in the Premier league 2 div 2 table after today`s matches and their next game on Friday evening is away to the leaders Wolves KO 7pm
https://www.flashscore.com/football/eng ... standings/

Once again the Royals website completely ignores the fact that the U23`s have a massive match tonight away to Wolves(the fixture is listed)
really poor show from them :evil:


Presumably everyone is trying to learn how to spell the names of the senior(moment) squad loanees instead. Maybe just call them Midfielder 1 to X? Speaking of numbers, could some kind soul change the thread title “16” to “19” to ease my OCD?!

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

by Royals and Racers » 11 Jan 2019 19:22

Wolves academy twitter posted their lineup at 18.01 https://twitter.com/wolvesacademy?lang=en
should get scores from 7pm there also here https://www.flashscore.com/football/eng ... /fixtures/
Reading academy twitter posted the Royals lineup at 18.30
Boyce-Clarke
Holmes
Osho
Burley
Howe
East
Lawless
Green
Frost
Barrett
Liddle

Subs Roberts,Balogun,Olise,Odimayo and Nolan


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

by Royals and Racers » 11 Jan 2019 20:31

Wolves scored in the 1st minute and Liddle equalised in 3 minutes later.
H-T 1-1

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

by Nameless » 11 Jan 2019 21:40

Good to see Tom Holmes playing. Is this his first game back from injury ?

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

by windermereROYAL » 11 Jan 2019 21:51

2-1 up, don`t know the scorer.

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by Royals and Racers » 11 Jan 2019 21:53

windermereROYAL wrote:2-1 up, don`t know the scorer.

East 77min


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by Royals and Racers » 11 Jan 2019 22:11

FT Wolves 1 Royals 2 great win for the U23`s who leap frog Wolves to go back to the top of the league. https://www.flashscore.com/football/eng ... standings/

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

by windermereROYAL » 11 Jan 2019 23:23

Royals and Racers wrote:FT Wolves 1 Royals 2 great win for the U23`s who leap frog Wolves to go back to the top of the league. https://www.flashscore.com/football/eng ... standings/


Why are there only 3 play-off places this season, and why are the bottom 2 sides in group 1 highlighted?
I assume they`ve changed the play-off system.

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by Hound » 11 Jan 2019 23:37

Great result. Strong side that even without Rinomhota, Loader etc

Noticed Osho was playing, so won’t be in the squad tomorrow

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

by Lower West » 11 Jan 2019 23:42

Hound wrote:
Noticed Osho was playing, so won’t be in the squad tomorrow



Gomes obviously is going for the win. 8)


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

by Zip » 11 Jan 2019 23:47

Lower West wrote:
Hound wrote:
Noticed Osho was playing, so won’t be in the squad tomorrow



Gomes obviously is going for the win. 8)


I was hoping Osho was playing tomorrow. It will be tough. Forest have only lost five League games all season. They have drawn a lot of games. We need more than a point tomorrow.

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

by The Cube » 11 Jan 2019 23:49

windermereROYAL wrote:
Royals and Racers wrote:FT Wolves 1 Royals 2 great win for the U23`s who leap frog Wolves to go back to the top of the league. https://www.flashscore.com/football/eng ... standings/


Why are there only 3 play-off places this season, and why are the bottom 2 sides in group 1 highlighted?
I assume they`ve changed the play-off system.

2 down is the same as last season. In the absence of any better information, my best guess would be that flashscore has incorrectly highlighted 2nd to 4th instead of 2nd to 5th.

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

by Royals and Racers » 12 Jan 2019 09:24

The Cube wrote:
windermereROYAL wrote:
Royals and Racers wrote:FT Wolves 1 Royals 2 great win for the U23`s who leap frog Wolves to go back to the top of the league. https://www.flashscore.com/football/eng ... standings/


Why are there only 3 play-off places this season, and why are the bottom 2 sides in group 1 highlighted?
I assume they`ve changed the play-off system.

2 down is the same as last season. In the absence of any better information, my best guess would be that flashscore has incorrectly highlighted 2nd to 4th instead of 2nd to 5th.

From the Premier league website

There are 12 teams in Division 1 and 12 in Division 2, with every club playing each other once at home and once away
In Division 1, the team who finish first are champions
The bottom two teams in Division 1 get relegated to Division 2
In Division 2, the league winners get automatic promotion to Division 1
Teams ranked second, third, fourth and fifth go into a promotion play-off
Second plays fifth place at home and third hosts fourth in the semi-finals, both at the club’s main stadium, while the final takes place at the home ground of the team who finished highest in the league
All play-off matches are one-off ties, decided by extra-time and then penalties if the match is level after 120 minutes
There is no relegation from Division 2

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

by Royals and Racers » 12 Jan 2019 11:17

7 matches to go for the U23`s in the league
H Newcastle, Middlesborough and Aston Villa
A Sunderland, Southampton, Fulham and Stoke

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

by Royals and Racers » 13 Jan 2019 11:07

Sunday morning and still no report on the Website of the U23’s superb win on Friday at top of the table Wolves to leap frog them to return to the top spot.
At least i saw Scott Marshall at half time yesterday and congratuled him on his teams performance.
The website operators should hang their heads in shame !!!!
Edit just put up now !

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

by Royalwaster » 13 Jan 2019 11:26

Great to see that there were 3 academy products playing on Saturday ...

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

by Sutekh » 13 Jan 2019 11:53

Royals and Racers wrote:
Royals and Racers wrote:U23`s up to 2nd in the Premier league 2 div 2 table after today`s matches and their next game on Friday evening is away to the leaders Wolves KO 7pm
https://www.flashscore.com/football/eng ... standings/

Once again the Royals website completely ignores the fact that the U23`s have a massive match tonight away to Wolves(the fixture is listed)
really poor show from them :evil:


No change then. OS really is awful for coverage of the U23s. You’d think that given the utter cr@pness of the first team this season they’d take the opportunity to really highlight how well the U23s are doing and perhaps even run items on individual players.

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