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Re: New Manager

by Ascotexgunner » 06 Dec 2018 12:03

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Re: New Manager

by Stranded » 06 Dec 2018 12:04

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retro royal wrote:Was having beer in Southern Spain last week, and was told that Chris Coleman was being lined up, this information came from someone high up the chain. I have no reason to think it was ball shit, I did spit my beer out at this prospect.

I hope it is balls because I can't think of a much worse choice, would have rather kept Clement


Coleman could do a two for one double deal with successive relegations :shock:


Certainly don't hold the Sunderland relegation against him and think he was actually pretty popular there. His overall record in management is well, average, though certainly post-Fulham.

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Re: New Manager

by Vision » 06 Dec 2018 12:08

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Stranded wrote:Anyone find it interesting that no comment has been made on who will be in charge this weekend?

Anticipating a new appointment before then?


Or even who is going to be doing the pre-match conference in a couple of hours!


As I mentioned on another thread I wouldn't be against seeing what Scott Marshall might be able to do in the interim given his work with the U-23's.

But yes the fact that the club statement mentions nothing about who will be in charge Saturday it would suggest they know who they're getting .

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Re: New Manager

by genome » 06 Dec 2018 12:09

genome wrote:Mark Warburton current favourite with the bookies.


Now suddenly dropped to 12/1

10/3 - Steve Bruce
5/1 - Phil Parkinson
7/1 - Graeme Murty
10/1 - Slaviša Jokanović, Alan Pardew
12/1 - Mark Warburton
14/1 - Steve Cotterill

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Re: New Manager

by winchester_royal » 06 Dec 2018 12:09

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 from the lower leagues. Two obvious options would be Nathan Jones (Luton) and Dan Cowley (Lincoln). Jones in particular has Luton playing some wonderful football and would certainly come in and make the squad his own. Might be difficult convincing him to leave a promotion chasing Luton, but it's time to show some ambition.


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Re: New Manager

by Coppells Lost Coat » 06 Dec 2018 12:10

Warburton or Ainsworth for me.
Bruce or Hughes would be a massive mistake IMO. Knowing us though we'll go for Zola :lol:

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Re: New Manager

by Basildon » 06 Dec 2018 12:11

genome wrote:
genome wrote:Mark Warburton current favourite with the bookies.


Now suddenly dropped to 12/1

10/3 - Steve Bruce
5/1 - Phil Parkinson
7/1 - Graeme Murty
10/1 - Slaviša Jokanović, Alan Pardew
12/1 - Mark Warburton
14/1 - Steve Cotterill


Please not Steve Bruce, would rather have literally anyone else on that list.

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Re: New Manager

by Old Man Andrews » 06 Dec 2018 12:12

Basildon wrote:
genome wrote:
genome wrote:Mark Warburton current favourite with the bookies.


Now suddenly dropped to 12/1

10/3 - Steve Bruce
5/1 - Phil Parkinson
7/1 - Graeme Murty
10/1 - Slaviša Jokanović, Alan Pardew
12/1 - Mark Warburton
14/1 - Steve Cotterill


Please not Steve Bruce, would rather have literally anyone else on that list.


Yeah he has a really awful record as a Championship manager. He is clueless at that level.............................

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Re: New Manager

by genome » 06 Dec 2018 12:12

Old Man Andrews wrote:
Basildon wrote:
genome wrote:
Now suddenly dropped to 12/1

10/3 - Steve Bruce
5/1 - Phil Parkinson
7/1 - Graeme Murty
10/1 - Slaviša Jokanović, Alan Pardew
12/1 - Mark Warburton
14/1 - Steve Cotterill


Please not Steve Bruce, would rather have literally anyone else on that list.


Yeah he has a really awful record as a Championship manager. He is clueless at that level.............................


Someone would rather have Steve Cotterill than Steve Bruce.... I've seen it all


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Re: New Manager

by Tilehurstsouthbank » 06 Dec 2018 12:15

genome wrote:Mark Warburton current favourite with the bookies.


I wouldn't be adverse to that choice. He did well at Brentford, but was always on a hiding to nothing at Rangers & Forest. Gets his teams to play good football too.

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Re: New Manager

by Basildon » 06 Dec 2018 12:16

genome wrote:
Old Man Andrews wrote:
Basildon wrote:
Please not Steve Bruce, would rather have literally anyone else on that list.


Yeah he has a really awful record as a Championship manager. He is clueless at that level.............................


Someone would rather have Steve Cotterill than Steve Bruce.... I've seen it all


sorry, dropped a bollock with that one, thought it was Coppell not Cotterill! Read things carefully kids.

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Re: New Manager

by BR0B0T » 06 Dec 2018 12:16

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Re: New Manager

by Vision » 06 Dec 2018 12:16

winchester_royal wrote: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 from the lower leagues. Two obvious options would be Nathan Jones (Luton) and Dan Cowley (Lincoln). Jones in particular has Luton playing some wonderful football and would certainly come in and make the squad his own. Might be difficult convincing him to leave a promotion chasing Luton, but it's time to show some ambition.


Not that I have anything either of those two names as such, I'm not sure appointing young up'n'coming lower league managers has ever been the Reading Way.


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Re: New Manager

by Old Man Andrews » 06 Dec 2018 12:17

Why is everyone clamouring for a dinsosaur manager? Bar Steve Bruce none of them are suitable choices. We need a young, fresh ambitious manager who will nurture our youth and bring them through into the first team and someone used to working on a tight budget.

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Re: New Manager

by genome » 06 Dec 2018 12:17

Apparently the scheduled press conference is going ahead this afternoon.

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Re: New Manager

by Old Man Andrews » 06 Dec 2018 12:18

BR0B0T wrote:Ian Royal


Great shout. Not sure if he is avalable though.

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Re: New Manager

by 10539.4 Miles Away » 06 Dec 2018 12:19

It's going to be Wenger. You heard it here first.

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Re: New Manager

by The Prisoner » 06 Dec 2018 12:19

Allerdyce IN!

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Re: New Manager

by Ascotexgunner » 06 Dec 2018 12:23

Coppells Lost Coat wrote:Warburton or Ainsworth for me.
Bruce or Hughes would be a massive mistake IMO. Knowing us though we'll go for Zola :lol:


Ainsworth is an interesting one. I love his style and passion....Part of me thinks....yeah great shout, but Im just not sure. Wycombe would want too much money as well.

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Re: New Manager

by Ascotexgunner » 06 Dec 2018 12:25

Old Man Andrews wrote:
BR0B0T wrote:Ian Royal


Great shout. Not sure if he is avalable though.


FFP would screw us. Hes too expensive.

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