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by WestYorksRoyal
19 Jan 2021 12:19
Forum: The Team
Topic: Rival Watch
Replies: 9546
Views: 928832

Re: Rival Watch

Blackburn v Swansea off tonight due to waterlogged pitch. Not what this league needs on top of Covid postponements. I think the teams who have fewer interruptions will have an advantage; nobody wants to go into March and April needing to catch up 3 or 4 games.
by WestYorksRoyal
18 Jan 2021 11:30
Forum: The Team
Topic: Rival Watch
Replies: 9546
Views: 928832

Re: Rival Watch

Yeah, I think that’s half their problem, their set up leaves too many holes to exploit - often play wingers at FB for example Strangely enough, they have the same number of goals conceded as us, but they have 5 more goals, yet we’re 7 points ahead with a game in hand - shows our tendency to win by ...
by WestYorksRoyal
16 Jan 2021 18:40
Forum: The Team
Topic: Rival Watch
Replies: 9546
Views: 928832

Re: Rival Watch

Norwich have won 15 games , but only two by more than one goal, and they were both by a two goal margin, I think it was the same last time they went up, that's why they will come straight back down again if they go up. Reckon they can spend more this time? They have the money from one PL season, tr...
by WestYorksRoyal
16 Jan 2021 11:17
Forum: Rumours and Gossip
Topic: Olise being sold for £8m?
Replies: 366
Views: 44727

Re: Olise being sold for £8m?

Well Michael’s saying the right things and basically I don’t think he’ll go be going anywhere this month other than for a weekend in Preston. https://www.getreading.co.uk/sport/football/transfer-news/reading-michael-olise-transfer-latest-19634521 Also, if there is no bid this month from the host of...
by WestYorksRoyal
15 Jan 2021 13:02
Forum: The Team
Topic: Hard to see any progress for the forseeable future
Replies: 2090
Views: 108289

Re: Hard to see any progress for the forseeable future

Always good to LOL @ Schards Enjoy the fact we eventually had his sea change then became shit for not far off a decade. But he was not at all alone in his view. I remember people raging about our lack of ambition and spending when we sold the likes of Kitson, Sonko, Doyle, Hunt, Sigurdsson etc. Now...
by WestYorksRoyal
15 Jan 2021 09:42
Forum: The Team
Topic: Hard to see any progress for the forseeable future
Replies: 2090
Views: 108289

Re: Hard to see any progress for the forseeable future

The false hope of the AZ takeover seems a long time ago.
by WestYorksRoyal
13 Jan 2021 17:27
Forum: Rumours and Gossip
Topic: Speculation - Armand Gnanduillet
Replies: 6
Views: 2864

Re: Speculation - Armand Gnanduillet

As long as we don't put him on penalties.
by WestYorksRoyal
12 Jan 2021 17:46
Forum: Rumours and Gossip
Topic: Big Striker
Replies: 19
Views: 2035

Re: Big Striker

Surely Jon Parkin is worth a shout?
by WestYorksRoyal
12 Jan 2021 12:01
Forum: The Team
Topic: Brentford game postponed
Replies: 79
Views: 4502

Re: Brentford game postponed

:( :( More time for team to recover I guess. Moore will be back soon. The policy seems inconsistent. We've seen weakened teams fielded, 3 points awarded for no shows in L1 & L2, and postponements. If the shoe was on the other foot, we'd say this is a fair outcome. But I'd have wanted a crack at...
by WestYorksRoyal
12 Jan 2021 11:45
Forum: The Team
Topic: Brentford game postponed
Replies: 79
Views: 4502

Re: Brentford game postponed

:( :( More time for team to recover I guess. Moore will be back soon. The policy seems inconsistent. We've seen weakened teams fielded, 3 points awarded for no shows in L1 & L2, and postponements. If the shoe was on the other foot, we'd say this is a fair outcome. But I'd have wanted a crack at ...
by WestYorksRoyal
10 Jan 2021 11:11
Forum: Rumours and Gossip
Topic: Rumour - Cohen Bramall
Replies: 32
Views: 4401

Re: Rumour - Cohen Bramall

Hound Was very quick if I remember

Sounds a reasonable option - quite a big step up though

Are Colchester L1 or L2? Agree L2 to Championship is a big step, especially if he's seen as a replacement for Richards i.e. first choice next season.
by WestYorksRoyal
09 Jan 2021 17:31
Forum: The Team
Topic: MATCHWATCH : Luton Town (a)
Replies: 302
Views: 18413

Re: MATCHWATCH : Luton Town (a)

I'm surprised Puscas wasn't involved but happy to assume the club are in a better position to assess his fitness and capability better than HNA? Overall not too disappointed. Good 2nd half, we deserved a goal but it wasn't to be. Good experience for the youngsters; lots of future first teamers I'd s...
by WestYorksRoyal
08 Jan 2021 19:27
Forum: Rumours and Gossip
Topic: Rumour - Richards to Everton
Replies: 296
Views: 39677

Re: Rumour - Richards to Everton

How's Tshibola doing these days? Obviously Munich is bigger than Villa, but the risks of moving too soon are clear and have countless examples. But I trust Munich to have a good plan for his development. I'm clutching at straws really. It's a great move for him.
by WestYorksRoyal
08 Jan 2021 10:01
Forum: Rumours and Gossip
Topic: January window
Replies: 338
Views: 41616

Re: January window

I was musing to myself yesterday evening; our first team squad now is largely an example of excellent recruitment, so if we keep that going this window we'll hopefully be in a position next year to kick on and improve further. If you at each position: GK - Rafael on a free supported by academy prod...
by WestYorksRoyal
08 Jan 2021 09:47
Forum: Rumours and Gossip
Topic: January window
Replies: 338
Views: 41616

Re: January window

I was musing to myself yesterday evening; our first team squad now is largely an example of excellent recruitment, so if we keep that going this window we'll hopefully be in a position next year to kick on and improve further. If you at each position: GK - Rafael on a free supported by academy produ...
by WestYorksRoyal
08 Jan 2021 09:05
Forum: Rumours and Gossip
Topic: Rumour - Richards to Everton
Replies: 296
Views: 39677

Re: Rumour - Richards to Everton

It's still disappointing; not sure how much responsibility we have. We were skint in the summer, and couldn't even agree terms with Osho when his alternative was uncertainty and possible unemployment. Could we have made a deal good enough to Richards for him to accept? Could we have seen it coming e...
by WestYorksRoyal
07 Jan 2021 10:55
Forum: General Football
Topic: We're ManchesteROFL United, we do what we want
Replies: 4901
Views: 301931

Re: We're ManchesteROFL United, we do what we want

Will admit to not watching last night's match and only following reports, but sounds like United are still a little way off consistently challenging for trophies. In many senses though, Solksjaer has made good progress in 2 years. Is he that far off what Klopp was achieving after 2 years at Liverpoo...
by WestYorksRoyal
07 Jan 2021 10:15
Forum: Rumours and Gossip
Topic: January window
Replies: 338
Views: 41616

Re: January window

Some Derby County pundit has suggested their new owners should go all out to sign Joao in January, because they're such a big club he'll be happy to leave a promotion push for a relegation battle. :lol: :lol: :lol: :lol: :lol:
by WestYorksRoyal
06 Jan 2021 14:48
Forum: Rumours and Gossip
Topic: Pedro Mendes
Replies: 244
Views: 52494

Re: Pedro Mendes

If we've been tracking him for a long time and have confidence in his ability, we shouldn't let a difficult 6 months put us off as it happens to the best of players. But agree loan is better than permanent at this stage.
by WestYorksRoyal
06 Jan 2021 14:41
Forum: The Team
Topic: Ex Players
Replies: 1301
Views: 268713

Re: Ex Players

For anyone with subscription to "The Athletic", an interview with Bowen here https://theathletic.com/2295640/2021/01/06/mark-bowen-reading-hughes/?source=emp_shared_article Very interesting read. Funny that the Dai's viewed their offer in the summer as a promotion for him, but many would ...
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