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by Fox Talbot
12 Jun 2019 11:34
Forum: The Team
Topic: Fixtures for 2019/2020
Replies: 52
Views: 2800

Re: Fixtures for 2019/2020

I've seen a leaked list of fixtures At home to Millwall, away to Plymouth next , West Brom at home, Leeds away, Shrewsbury at home , Crystal Palace away, Grimsby Away , Blackburn at home.... Ipswich away on the last day of the season.... Either you've also had the Carabao Cup draw and early round r...
by Fox Talbot
08 May 2019 05:55
Forum: The Team
Topic: Most 0-0s in a season?
Replies: 3
Views: 405

Re: Most 0-0s in a season?

Have a look at Charlie Hurley era, 72-3, 73-4.

Seem to remember an unbeaten run with many 0-0s.
by Fox Talbot
29 Apr 2019 08:15
Forum: The Team
Topic: Rival Watch
Replies: 2959
Views: 355632

Re: Rival Watch

Talking of which ^^^^ Five minutes of pure. classic, dirty Leeds … 0-0, Kodija kicked out the game, lying injured, Leeds don't put the ball out, dummy to put the ball out, go on instead, score, heavy handbags ensue in penalty area and touchline, Bamford fakes being head-butted and gets Villa man se...
by Fox Talbot
28 Apr 2019 16:13
Forum: The Team
Topic: Rival Watch
Replies: 2959
Views: 355632

Re: Rival Watch

Talking of which ^^^^ Five minutes of pure. classic, dirty Leeds … 0-0, Kodija kicked out the game, lying injured, Leeds don't put the ball out, dummy to put the ball out, go on instead, score, heavy handbags ensue in penalty area and touchline, Bamford fakes being head-butted and gets Villa man sen...
by Fox Talbot
25 Apr 2019 18:38
Forum: The Team
Topic: The Danny Loader conundrum
Replies: 96
Views: 6270

Re: The Danny Loader conundrum

I love how we still believe we need to bulk our players up. The English solution? Eat a bunch of food and lift weights. Some of the best players in the championship and premier league are not big or bulky. If you are smart, technical, composed and have a good burst of pace or awareness for space yo...
by Fox Talbot
24 Apr 2019 19:18
Forum: The Team
Topic: The Danny Loader conundrum
Replies: 96
Views: 6270

Re: The Danny Loader conundrum

Very timely thread about a player who is baffling. I mean he absolutely looks the part, he has got the pedigree and we have been hearing good things for a couple of years now. But he’s now on 7+14 apps and the only goal i recall him involved in was the one that cost us two points at Bolton, sadly. H...
by Fox Talbot
19 Feb 2019 08:50
Forum: The Team
Topic: Have Reading ever had a player like a "Pogba B"
Replies: 40
Views: 3479

Re: Have Reading ever had a player like a "Pogba B"

David Lee.

On loan from Chelsea, early nineties, head and shoulders above the rest, scored goals from midfield etc etc

Whatever happened to him?
by Fox Talbot
13 Feb 2019 11:21
Forum: The Team
Topic: Berks and Bucks Senior Cup 2018/19
Replies: 159
Views: 30466

Re: Berks and Bucks Senior Cup 2018/19

Old Man Andrews How was the goalkeeper? He was excellent in the last round against Bracknell Town.



Different?

Last night was Myles Roberts. No chance with the goal. Solid and not that much to do in terms of shot-stopping. . They tried putting about 8 men in the 6 yard box for a late corner but he / we survived.
by Fox Talbot
13 Feb 2019 10:39
Forum: The Team
Topic: Berks and Bucks Senior Cup 2018/19
Replies: 159
Views: 30466

Re: Berks and Bucks Senior Cup 2018/19

BFTG Flackwell Heath Did well to win this 2-1. Supposedly U23s but I hadn't heard of half our starting XI. Sloping, bobbly pitch and the opposition were up for it. Gave away a goal with the most terrible pass across the face of our goal - Omolabe I think - then lost Nolan to injury, screaming in ago...
by Fox Talbot
12 Feb 2019 12:02
Forum: The Team
Topic: Berks and Bucks Senior Cup 2018/19
Replies: 159
Views: 30466

Re: Berks and Bucks Senior Cup 2018/19

Tuesday night- 12th see`s the Royals U23`s at Flackwell Heath in the QF of the Berks and Bucks senior cup KO 7.45pm .... and the other two unplayed Q-F's are due to take place the following night at Marlow & Aylesbury Utd (Chesham) Can Reading be drawn against MK Dons in the semis ?? Don't see ...
by Fox Talbot
01 Feb 2019 18:28
Forum: The Team
Topic: Playing the Librarian
Replies: 9
Views: 1365

Re: Playing the Librarian

Nameless I also having a nagging concern that we lent Denis Rakels out a couple of seasons ago and simply forgot where we’d sent him.....


Let's hope we get a big fine for late return - or player gone missing.
by Fox Talbot
01 Feb 2019 12:27
Forum: The Team
Topic: Playing the Librarian
Replies: 9
Views: 1365

Re: Playing the Librarian

Thanks - good ones, notably Smith and Watson. Hey, one day we might have Holmes and Watson in the same defence. Cue headline - 'Clueless Royals'.

Is Gravenbench still one of us?
by Fox Talbot
01 Feb 2019 10:05
Forum: The Team
Topic: Playing the Librarian
Replies: 9
Views: 1365

Playing the Librarian

Like a half-asleep librarian I haven't been keeping track of all the loans going in and out so for my, and others maybe, benefit, can the TB give us a full update please? I've got: LOANS IN Oliveira Ejaria Baker Miagaza (sp) Martinez Eza?? LOANS OUT Meyler - Cov McNulty - Hibs Osho - Gas Legg - Ward...
by Fox Talbot
16 Jan 2019 21:13
Forum: The Team
Topic: 20 Years Ago Today (16/1/99).........
Replies: 24
Views: 2523

Re: 20 Years Ago Today (16/1/99).........

I was there. They were walking some of them in.

Worse than any home League defeat EVER suffered at Elm Park.
by Fox Talbot
02 Jan 2019 17:42
Forum: Club Policies
Topic: HT music
Replies: 5
Views: 1227

Re: HT music

Nice touch of humanity from the club to play the Terry & June theme before KO as a tribute to the recently departed June.

It was May 2000 when she entertained us all at the end of the URZ season.
by Fox Talbot
23 Dec 2018 09:33
Forum: The Team
Topic: CONFIMRED José Gomes
Replies: 310
Views: 27171

Re: CONFIMRED José Gomes

Seems to be a case of any Portuguese in a storm. The Reading job was offered to two middleweight (at very best) Portuguese managers who nobody round here had ever heard of. Including Nigel Howe, I suspect. 'Fit with the Reading mould' - ha! Why is being Portuguese the absolute top priority? Because ...
by Fox Talbot
21 Dec 2018 11:16
Forum: The Team
Topic: New Manager
Replies: 1435
Views: 137232

Re: New Manager

Gomes 1/20 with Sky, think it'll be announced today . With a huge sigh we'll just have to see what happens, if we start winning he'll be ok , if not, he'll be gone by the end of the season. Always amazes me that these bizarre appointments are done without any consultation or thoughts of the lifeblo...
by Fox Talbot
17 Dec 2018 17:24
Forum: The Team
Topic: New Manager
Replies: 1435
Views: 137232

Re: New Manager

From the wide variety of suggestions leaked or floated it seems to me that at least three parties think they are in charge of the recruitment process - Nigel, spivy agent and owner.
by Fox Talbot
07 Dec 2018 10:48
Forum: The Team
Topic: Roy Bentley's Stationary Club
Replies: 10
Views: 2472

Re: Roy Bentley's Stationary Club

Thought the book cover looked familiar. Nice work.




If the image doesn't appear - it's the 1968/9 programme cover.
by Fox Talbot
17 Nov 2018 10:50
Forum: The Team
Topic: The Academy/Development squads watch thread 2015//16
Replies: 4313
Views: 624753

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

Thanks SCIAG.

Long shot I realise but seems like Time has outdone the cunning of old Nick.
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