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Re: Ex Players

by YorkshireRoyal99 » 21 Nov 2022 09:34

Don't think Mariappa's case was out of the ordinary. A player who had an opportunity to play back in the PL after being relegated with us and obviously believed he was good enough/wanted to play at that level. Can't really argue with that and we didn't lose out on much/if anything selling him either.

There are plenty of other examples every season of a relegated side who lose players to go and play in the PL (or the top division of another league elsewhere, for instance).

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Re: Ex Players

by Snowflake Royal » 21 Nov 2022 12:30

Player wanted to play at the highest level shocker. Would have been nice to get a season out of him in the Champ. But relegation should mean sales.

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Re: Ex Players

by Sutekh » 22 Nov 2022 15:12

Jem Karacan has now taken up a role as a scout for Millwall.

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Re: Ex Players

by Sutekh » 23 Nov 2022 16:24

Callum Harriott has signed for Gillingham and could make his debut for them in the FACup on Saturday.

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Re: Ex Players

by Hendo » 23 Nov 2022 16:25

Pleased for him, seems to have had a really tough time recently.


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Re: Ex Players

by AthleticoSpizz » 23 Nov 2022 16:57

Hendo Pleased for him, seems to have had a really tough time recently.
agree, and related to one of my work chums.

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Re: Ex Players

by JedMaxwell » 24 Nov 2022 12:35

AthleticoSpizz
Hendo Pleased for him, seems to have had a really tough time recently.
agree, and related to one of my work chums.


Are you a chef?

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Re: Ex Players

by AthleticoSpizz » 24 Nov 2022 12:49

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Hendo Pleased for him, seems to have had a really tough time recently.
agree, and related to one of my work chums.


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nah

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Re: Ex Players

by Sutekh » 24 Nov 2022 15:15

Scott Davies (now aged 34) has been confirmed as Slough’s new manager with Lee Togwell his assistant.


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by AthleticoSpizz » 24 Nov 2022 18:10

Sutekh Scott Davies (now aged 34) has been confirmed as Slough’s new manager with Lee Togwell his assistant.
great news for Scott, hope he does well, he’s had his (well documented) issues

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Re: Ex Players

by Dirk Gently » 24 Nov 2022 20:25

AthleticoSpizz
Sutekh Scott Davies (now aged 34) has been confirmed as Slough’s new manager with Lee Togwell his assistant.
great news for Scott, hope he does well, he’s had his (well documented) issues


What were the odds of that happening?

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Re: Ex Players

by The Faith Healer » 25 Nov 2022 00:49

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Sutekh Scott Davies (now aged 34) has been confirmed as Slough’s new manager with Lee Togwell his assistant.
great news for Scott, hope he does well, he’s had his (well documented) issues


What were the odds of that happening?



Harsh, but fair! Even so...

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Re: Ex Players

by Sutekh » 03 Dec 2022 13:24

From a bit of a while ago I know (late 2013), but does give some pointers on what became of the members of the Reading 78/79 4th division (now L2) championship winning squad. Surprised there isn’t more “trumpeting” of their achievement that season given they beat the then record for not conceding a league goal.

https://www.theleaguepaper.com/features ... g-1978-79/


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by Franchise FC » 03 Dec 2022 13:59

Sutekh From a bit of a while ago I know (late 2013), but does give some pointers on what became of the members of the Reading 78/79 4th division (now L2) championship winning squad. Surprised there isn’t more “trumpeting” of their achievement that season given they beat the then record for not conceding a league goal.

https://www.theleaguepaper.com/features ... g-1978-79/

Pity they got the number of goal free games wrong.
Won 8 of the 11 and conceded no goals in that period

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Re: Ex Players

by Sutekh » 12 Dec 2022 10:29

Marc McNulty is still a free agent and Nicky Shorey has left his role as director of recruitment at Gillingham.

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Re: Ex Players

by Sutekh » 14 Dec 2022 12:59

Charlie Austin has mutually agreed to terminate his contract with Brisbane Roar to return home for family reasons. Wonder if Reading will look at resurrecting talks with him if Andy Carroll moves on in January though AC has said he is willing to re-sign if offered an extension by the club according to the EP.

Meanwhile free agent Leandro Bacuna has signed for Watford for the rest of the season.

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Re: Ex Players

by Sutekh » 16 Dec 2022 09:17

Jose Gomes reappointed to take charge of struggling Maritimo in Portugal. His 5th club since exiting Reading 3 years ago, and his 18th club in 19 years (19 years that includes a 5 year period as assistant manager to Jesualdo Ferreira).

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Re: Ex Players

by YorkshireRoyal99 » 16 Dec 2022 09:20

Sutekh Jose Gomes reappointed to take charge of struggling Maritimo in Portugal. His 5th club since exiting Reading 3 years ago, and his 18th club in 19 years (19 years that includes a 5 year period as assistant manager to Jesualdo Ferreira).


He hasn't spent 12 months in a job since 2017-18, before he joined us, which I just find bizarre. He got sacked by UD Almeria, despite having a very good season, for rotating too much and apparently was given a standing ovation by the players after his dismissal speech.

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Re: Ex Players

by Ascotexgunner » 16 Dec 2022 13:37

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Sutekh Jose Gomes reappointed to take charge of struggling Maritimo in Portugal. His 5th club since exiting Reading 3 years ago, and his 18th club in 19 years (19 years that includes a 5 year period as assistant manager to Jesualdo Ferreira).


He hasn't spent 12 months in a job since 2017-18, before he joined us, which I just find bizarre. He got sacked by UD Almeria, despite having a very good season, for rotating too much and apparently was given a standing ovation by the players after his dismissal speech.


I was applauding as well when he was sacked by us. Wonder if they were applauding the clubs decision as well. :D

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Re: Ex Players

by Ascotexgunner » 16 Dec 2022 13:40

Sutekh Charlie Austin has mutually agreed to terminate his contract with Brisbane Roar to return home for family reasons. Wonder if Reading will look at resurrecting talks with him if Andy Carroll moves on in January though AC has said he is willing to re-sign if offered an extension by the club according to the EP.

Meanwhile free agent Leandro Bacuna has signed for Watford for the rest of the season.


One for the rumours really....but Get Reading flagged up a possible return. I bloody hope not, it seems he couldn't cut it out there and after his celebrations in front of Reading fans last season after QPRs late equaliser he can f*ck right off.

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