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by Lower West
10 Jul 2019 21:46
Forum: The Team
Topic: How do football supporters travel to football games?
Replies: 21
Views: 1048

Re: How do football supporters travel to football games?

Done
by Lower West
10 Jul 2019 18:12
Forum: The Team
Topic: CONFIMRED - Liam Kelly
Replies: 60
Views: 10628

Re: CONFIMRED - Liam Kelly

Baker was probably the nail in his coffin. In Baker we had a guy who wanted to play , to contribute to the team for the full 90 minutes of the match. Was happy to play in whatever Gomes assigned him too. Baker had far fewer Championship appearances too prior to coming on loan.
by Lower West
09 Jul 2019 21:56
Forum: The Team
Topic: CONFIMRED - Liam Kelly
Replies: 60
Views: 10628

Re: CONFIMRED - Liam Kelly

Snowflake Royal Shame with Kelly gone it's him or Swift alongside Rino.


You would hope that Gomes will add more steel to midfield. Allowing Swift a freer role with less defensive duties.
by Lower West
08 Jul 2019 22:37
Forum: The Team
Topic: CONFIMRED - Liam Kelly
Replies: 60
Views: 10628

Re: CONFIMRED - Liam Kelly

Terrible decision. Immense talent, just needed the right nurturing and a positive role in the team. I worry about our future as a club when things like this happen. Comes a point when it's character rather than just ability which lifts players to higher levels. In a team that may battle to survive ...
by Lower West
07 Jul 2019 15:01
Forum: The Team
Topic: Pre season tour
Replies: 202
Views: 15066

Re: Pre season tour

Did we win any in 17/18 either? I know we didn’t last year but I’m pretty sure there was a lot of pessimism before that season started because of a poor pre season Seriously mate I absolutely cannot recall any of those friendlies. There was a rather pathetic defeat at Wimbledon, as I recall.. Defen...
by Lower West
05 Jul 2019 20:59
Forum: The Team
Topic: Next Season's Squad.
Replies: 1257
Views: 72494

Re: Next Season's Squad.

I get wanting to get rid of the high earners. What I don't get is how one minute we are desperate for cash, the next we are turning down money for a replaceable player. Seems mixed messages, this even from the same journo We don't know how much was offered. With many clubs suffering from financial ...
by Lower West
04 Jul 2019 18:51
Forum: The Team
Topic: Pre season tour
Replies: 202
Views: 15066

Re: Pre season tour

Like the idea of the players getting into a match routine into the lead up to the season.
by Lower West
04 Jul 2019 17:32
Forum: The Team
Topic: Relegation watch
Replies: 49
Views: 1955

Re: Relegation watch

NewCorkSeth Any bets on a surprise relegation contender?


Sheffield Wednesday. Reckon there's similar issues to ourselves.
by Lower West
02 Jul 2019 17:50
Forum: The Team
Topic: Next Season's Squad.
Replies: 1257
Views: 72494

Re: Next Season's Squad.

Lets face it we just survived with 5 amazing loanees. This season looks like we may have only one of them. We are unlikely to be able to sign anyone and will be left with disgruntled senior players that we can't get rid of. We don't have a goalkeeper thats above League 2 level, If that's not a reci...
by Lower West
02 Jul 2019 17:44
Forum: The Team
Topic: Nick Shorey joins Accademy as Scout
Replies: 79
Views: 3199

Re: Nick Shorey joins Accademy as Scout

Another good character to have around. Management structure within the club needed rebuilding and strengthening. More so if the long term focus is going to on player development.
by Lower West
01 Jul 2019 22:07
Forum: The Team
Topic: Next Season's Squad.
Replies: 1257
Views: 72494

Re: Next Season's Squad.

URZZZZ Then suddenly 12 months later it became the “cool” thing to criticise Kelly when results weren’t going well and everyone piled on him



Too inconsistant week to week. Lacks the engine to get up and down the pitch. Better suited to league one . Unless he's putting the work in to improve.
by Lower West
01 Jul 2019 14:28
Forum: The Team
Topic: Next Season's Squad.
Replies: 1257
Views: 72494

Re: Next Season's Squad.

URZZZZ Kelly - wrong choice, I’ll leave it at that



Fate was sealed some time back.

Looks like a few loan players to supplement the squad again come the start of the season.
by Lower West
30 Jun 2019 22:25
Forum: The Team
Topic: CONFIMRED - Liam Kelly
Replies: 60
Views: 10628

Re: Rumour - Liam Kelly

Wallsy Liam is one of the players told he can leave and not to report back for training, and then told to in fact return for training as there are no tales thus far.


Perhaps some of the players will have had a change of attitude. Easier to find a new team if you are in the shop window.
by Lower West
26 Jun 2019 22:13
Forum: The Team
Topic: Next Season's Squad.
Replies: 1257
Views: 72494

Re: Next Season's Squad.

Don't see any way back for him, especially another year older. Unless he burys the hatchet with Gomes. We've no money. Getting a year out of someone on the books would be no bad thing. The guy captained his country. Therefore must have something in his locker. With his head in the right place would...
by Lower West
26 Jun 2019 17:50
Forum: The Team
Topic: Rival Watch
Replies: 3069
Views: 367553

Re: Rival Watch

The Enfield Royal71
URZZZZ
The Enfield Royal71
That's not a lot though. Some teams spend that on one player.


:| We’re not other teams are we


What a bizarre response :|


Little activity this year...... money getting tighter?

Has the elastic broken.
by Lower West
17 Jun 2019 20:45
Forum: The Team
Topic: Rival Watch
Replies: 3069
Views: 367553

Re: Rival Watch

It's bizarre until you remember that it is Charlton. Not just Reading under a self imposed embargo. The fact that a promoted club is up for sale suggests that the (disliked) owners see this as a good opportunity to recover at least some of their investment. Suggests that this fills one of the 3 bot...
by Lower West
07 Jun 2019 17:56
Forum: The Team
Topic: Are we screwed?
Replies: 55
Views: 5003

Re: Are we screwed?

Crowbar6753 Luton - May start well but will get found out quickly. The Champ is a big step up in class.


Sheff United came up with a settled team with no outstanding individuals.
by Lower West
06 Jun 2019 18:27
Forum: The Team
Topic: Are we screwed?
Replies: 55
Views: 5003

Re: Are we screwed?

The Gods smiled down on Reading after Gomes arrival. Despite the January fire sale of assets. We managed to turn it around The post season pessimism is entirely predictable. Whatever the transfer business we achieve. We do appear to have acquired a great management team. The passion is infectious. A...
by Lower West
05 Jun 2019 21:50
Forum: The Team
Topic: The Academy/Development squads watch thread 2015//16
Replies: 4313
Views: 627502

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

Loader and Barrett have been called up by England U20 and Ireland U21 respectively so we have three players at the Toulon tournament. Josh Sims is also playing for England and so are a few of the young players we've been linked to on loan. Dwight McNeil looks like the star man. Always thought Barre...
by Lower West
01 Jun 2019 23:01
Forum: Club Policies
Topic: Financial Fair Play
Replies: 360
Views: 33435

Re: Financial Fair Play

So we’re no under a self-imposed transfer embargo until players get moved on. If things really are that tight with FFP then we really need to get the likes of Gunter, McCleary, Kelly et all off the books ASAP, even if it means taking less for them in order to increase interest in them. That sad, I’...
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