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by Royalwaster
11 Nov 2018 11:16
Forum: The Team
Topic: Clement
Replies: 877
Views: 72127

Re: Clement

The context is though that Clement was clearly given a rather limited budget to fill the gaps and I think has done OKish ... signed a few frees and somehow turned Meite into a striker. Others signings have been flops but that happens when you have limited budget ... I do think that another manager C...
by Royalwaster
10 Nov 2018 18:17
Forum: The Team
Topic: MATCHWATCH : Ipswich Town (h) sponsored by Orlando Sa
Replies: 137
Views: 9627

Re: MATCHWATCH : Ipswich Town (h) sponsored by Orlando Sa

20th ... even better.
by Royalwaster
03 Nov 2018 19:47
Forum: The Team
Topic: BFTG - Bristol City
Replies: 93
Views: 12583

Re: BFTG - Bristol City

Made hard work of beating the worst team I have seen at the Mad Stad this season. I thought we still struggled defensively. Having said that O Shea looks better that Tiago A few shaky moments but it would have been a travesty if we hadn't won that. Onwards and upwards URZZ What even worse than Hull?
by Royalwaster
21 Oct 2018 11:53
Forum: The Team
Topic: Injury & Suspension Watch : 2018/2019
Replies: 189
Views: 31437

Re: Injury & Suspension Watch : 2018/2019

Moore booked Bod should be fit for Brum though may only be on the bench Walker has a knee injury while Mannone has been back in training but still feels his ankle isn’t quite right Edwards, Popa, Eza, Obita, Richards, O’Shea are injured while Pelle is still missing presumed injured. O’Shea should b...
by Royalwaster
04 Oct 2018 19:47
Forum: The Team
Topic: Will going down be a bad thing? poll added.
Replies: 74
Views: 5523

Re: Will going down be a bad thing? poll added.

list all the clubs for the last twenty years or so (since football began in '92) and how they have fared following relegation. If it's positive then cool but i have a feeling it's overwhelmingly negative Just can't see it being a good thing - going down is absolutely no guarantee that it will be an...
by Royalwaster
01 Oct 2018 14:06
Forum: Club Policies
Topic: Club 1871 - the What, When, Where, How, Who & Why Thread
Replies: 544
Views: 37213

Re: Club 1871 - the What, When, Where, How, Who & Why Thread

Yeah but you're going further than that ... you're being overly negative. Why not support or at least tolerate this initiative? I'd be very happy if it works - so far it hasn't ... but if it does surely all of us will benefit from it?
by Royalwaster
26 Sep 2018 16:46
Forum: The Team
Topic: Reading FC international player quiz
Replies: 18
Views: 1146

Re: Reading FC international player quiz

Only got 1 - thought all our players were English and am now returning my ST in protest at letting all these foreigners into our country! We need to regain control of our football club! Take back control!
by Royalwaster
24 Sep 2018 11:42
Forum: The Team
Topic: How Hobnob Team page works - BFTG
Replies: 30
Views: 2917

Re: How Hobnob Team page works - BFTG

SCIAG wrote:
Old Man Andrews wrote:Notice how not once do you hear about the benefits of Brexit.

I wonder why that might be :?


Come on we can make great trade / free movement deals with democratic nations such as China, Saudi Arabia or the USA!
by Royalwaster
21 Sep 2018 12:25
Forum: The Team
Topic: Clement In/Out...latest poll
Replies: 31
Views: 1915

Re: Clement In/Out...latest poll

I'm still 'In' - not good for the club to constantly sack managers so we should stick with him for now. But disagree with those who think that it is not partially his fault - a different manager could definitely be doing a lot better with this squad than he is. Let's hope he can learn from his mista...
by Royalwaster
16 Sep 2018 14:57
Forum: The Team
Topic: BFTG - Preston
Replies: 69
Views: 8759

Re: BFTG - Preston

I've not been able to go to matches for a while so haven't seen Reading play for a while but just curious if everyone agrees that Aluko is a waste of space or are there those who disagree but keep quiet on here? I just find it strange that everyone is so negative about him yet the manager obviously ...
by Royalwaster
16 Sep 2018 09:37
Forum: The Team
Topic: BFTG - Preston
Replies: 69
Views: 8759

Re: BFTG - Preston

Muskrat wrote:Cue PNE to sack their manager on Monday. Always happens after a defeat by Reading.


Well wouldn't you - if you cannot even beat our useless bunch .... !? :D
by Royalwaster
14 Sep 2018 08:35
Forum: Club Policies
Topic: Club 1871 - the What, When, Where, How, Who & Why Thread
Replies: 544
Views: 37213

Re: Club 1871 - the What, When, Where, How, Who & Why Thread

Sounds like an early death of the Club 1871 Ultras. :D
by Royalwaster
12 Sep 2018 09:50
Forum: The Team
Topic: Clement
Replies: 877
Views: 72127

Re: Clement

It's because we never signed the players we really needed and wasted money on signing terrible players like Aluko ... !
by Royalwaster
07 Sep 2018 14:55
Forum: The Team
Topic: Gourlay
Replies: 298
Views: 51329

Re: Gourlay

I think the injury theory is a bit of a myth ... other clubs have horendous injury lists and it's not down to any particular reason, just bad luck. I really don't think that in this day and age, it's anything other than that. So asking the question might make you look like a bit of a conspiracy theo...
by Royalwaster
06 Sep 2018 07:21
Forum: Rumours and Gossip
Topic: My first rumour report. Things not well at Reading.
Replies: 54
Views: 13462

Re: My first rumour report. Things not well at Reading.

Elm Park Kid wrote:Is Madejski really too poor/uninterested to buy the club back and get it on some kind of decent footing? He can't take the money with him and there's no spouse to think about.


The Chinese also wouldn't just give the club away ... after all they like to make money.
by Royalwaster
03 Sep 2018 08:24
Forum: The Team
Topic: Gourlay
Replies: 298
Views: 51329

Re: Gourlay

I actually think the signings this transfer window have been reasonable given rather limited resources .... Clement clearly wasn't given a large war chest and has had to quite a bit of wheeling and dealing to get in players to fill the gaps. And can't really blame him for not getting rid of dross - ...
by Royalwaster
02 Sep 2018 13:19
Forum: Rumours and Gossip
Topic: My first rumour report. Things not well at Reading.
Replies: 54
Views: 13462

Re: My first rumour report. Things not well at Reading.

That's a bit harsh ...
by Royalwaster
24 Aug 2018 13:54
Forum: Rumours and Gossip
Topic: Summer Transfers
Replies: 566
Views: 99727

Re: Summer Transfers

Why did we sign Sam Walker when we have Jaakkola as back up already and several talented youth goalkeepers Because Gourlay shares the same agent as Walker and has clearly struck up a deal to pocket some of the signing on the fee. The same can be said for the majority of players we have signed under...
by Royalwaster
23 Aug 2018 21:59
Forum: Rumours and Gossip
Topic: Summer Transfers
Replies: 566
Views: 99727

Re: Summer Transfers

DOYLERSAROYALER wrote:QPR get Wells and Hemed...we get Baldock and McNulty...know who id prefer..


Yeah but I'd prefer to be our team than QPR any day.
by Royalwaster
23 Aug 2018 12:31
Forum: Rumours and Gossip
Topic: Speculation - Pavel Pogrebnyak
Replies: 6
Views: 2062

Re: Speculation - Pavel Pogrebnyak

Thought he was a decent bloke but always thought it was very poor ... for someone his size he couldn't head the ball for toffee.
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