The Positive Thread - Only Positivity Allowed

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Re: The Positive Thread - Only Positivity Allowed

by seahawk10 » 31 Jul 2018 20:59

Ignorant American post.

Here is why I think our season will be a push for the playoffs and not a relegation battle:
1. We have been after quality strikers for quite a while now. We signed two of them.
2. Paul Clement seems to know what he wants and is building a team to fit his scheme.
3. Some young players will step up.
4. Some under-performers will play to the level they are capable of achieving.
5. The strikers will score double-digit goals each.
6. The other players brought in will exceed expectations.
7. We cleared out a lot of deadwood or players past it.
7. Liam Kelly will be our player of the season and provide the spark and creativity we need.
8. Sam Walker will wind up as our #1 keeper and will earn us points on his own some games.

This will be a surprisingly good season.

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Re: The Positive Thread - Only Positivity Allowed

by russyb » 31 Jul 2018 22:19

seahawk10 wrote:Ignorant American post.

Here is why I think our season will be a push for the playoffs and not a relegation battle:
1. We have been after quality strikers for quite a while now. We signed two of them.
2. Paul Clement seems to know what he wants and is building a team to fit his scheme.
3. Some young players will step up.
4. Some under-performers will play to the level they are capable of achieving.
5. The strikers will score double-digit goals each.
6. The other players brought in will exceed expectations.
7. We cleared out a lot of deadwood or players past it.
7. Liam Kelly will be our player of the season and provide the spark and creativity we need.
8. Sam Walker will wind up as our #1 keeper and will earn us points on his own some games.

This will be a surprisingly good season.

Love this, let’s hope it comes to fruition

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Re: The Positive Thread - Only Positivity Allowed

by JR » 31 Jul 2018 22:30

Hallelujah - agree with many of the positive points mentioned already.

I have the cautious optimism from a steady, but focussed close season effort from Clement.

I am sure the majority of Mad Stad regulars will be excited and a bit optimistic for the season - it’s only natural, regardless of the reality.

It’s the keyboard warriors who don’t have the means or desire to go to games in person that are largely going to be dragging threads down with negativity.

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by CountryRoyal » 31 Jul 2018 23:22

JR wrote:It’s the keyboard warriors who don’t have the means or desire to go to games in person that are largely going to be dragging threads down with negativity.


I think you’ll find the negativity is caused by watching Reading regularly. Avoiding that is a sure fire way to enjoy your weekend.

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by Scutterbucketz » 31 Jul 2018 23:28

Nobody’s died.


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by bcubed » 31 Jul 2018 23:34

CountryRoyal wrote:
JR wrote:It’s the keyboard warriors who don’t have the means or desire to go to games in person that are largely going to be dragging threads down with negativity.


I think you’ll find the negativity is caused by watching Reading regularly. Avoiding that is a sure fire way to enjoy your weekend.


Unfortunately this is absolutely true and something I had to put right at the back of my mind when purchasing another season ticket!

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by Jackson Corner » 01 Aug 2018 03:04

I'm positive we will be relegated

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by Silver Fox » 01 Aug 2018 09:55

Hilarious, you should be on the stage

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Re: The Positive Thread - Only Positivity Allowed

by Stranded » 03 Aug 2018 12:33

I'm actually now excited about this season, I have absolutely no idea how we will go - if this squad performs as it could we could shock a few and be around the play-offs again. If they don't then who knows.

It is this not knowing that makes being a football fan so enjoyable, by the end of the first game, we will either be positive (win), content (draw) or suicidal (lose).


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by Forbury Lion » 03 Aug 2018 15:58

Old Man Andrews wrote:Motion to change the title of the thread to "Bellends only"?
So.... open to all nobbers then?

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by Hiram K Hackenbacker » 03 Aug 2018 19:41

Stranded wrote:I'm actually now excited about this season, I have absolutely no idea how we will go - if this squad performs as it could we could shock a few and be around the play-offs again. If they don't then who knows.

It is this not knowing that makes being a football fan so enjoyable, by the end of the first game, we will either be positive (win), content (draw) or suicidal (lose).

I agree

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Re: The Positive Thread - Only Positivity Allowed

by CountryRoyal » 05 Aug 2018 18:14

After the first half against Derby I’m already experiencing a feeling I didn’t think I would for a while with this team this season; excitement.

Really interested to see how we react and I’m looking forward to Forest already!

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by Ascotexgunner » 05 Aug 2018 18:21

Only positivity eh? Um, um, um.......well....I like the new away shirt.


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Re: The Positive Thread - Only Positivity Allowed

by AthleticoSpizz » 05 Aug 2018 19:31

Enjoyed the game Friday

That’s all that matters

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by tidus_mi2 » 05 Aug 2018 19:32

Despite the result I am optimistic for the season, I think we can do well and maybe be pushing on the fringes of the play-offs.

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Re: The Positive Thread - Only Positivity Allowed

by Snowflake Royal » 05 Aug 2018 20:19

Positives post Derby:

1 Meyler looks to improve us
2 Yiadom looks to improve us
3 Richards continues to not look out of his depth
4 We were tighter defensively
5 We didn't piss about with it at the back
6 We looked more dangerous on the break
7 We created chances
8 Bodvarsson scored despite having minimal pre-season
9 Meite offers an alternative to Bod
10 Baldock gives us the option for attacking changes
11 McNulty gives us the option for attacking changes
12 McShane was fine, not at all the disaster predicted
13 Ilori was good
14 We didn't 'deserve' to lose
15 If Moore doesn't go, he improves the Derby side. But if Moore does go, chances are we can afford to bring in two decent players, which improves on the Derby side.

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by Victor Meldrew » 06 Aug 2018 12:42

Snowflake Royal wrote:Positives post Derby:

1 Meyler looks to improve us
2 Yiadom looks to improve us
3 Richards continues to not look out of his depth
4 We were tighter defensively
5 We didn't piss about with it at the back
6 We looked more dangerous on the break
7 We created chances
8 Bodvarsson scored despite having minimal pre-season
9 Meite offers an alternative to Bod
10 Baldock gives us the option for attacking changes
11 McNulty gives us the option for attacking changes
12 McShane was fine, not at all the disaster predicted
13 Ilori was good
14 We didn't 'deserve' to lose
15 If Moore doesn't go, he improves the Derby side. But if Moore does go, chances are we can afford to bring in two decent players, which improves on the Derby side.


Perhaps you will post what you really think elsewhere Ian. :wink:

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