POLL: Is the takeover a good thing for Reading FC

Is the takeover going to be good or bad for the future of RFC.

Good
188
86%
Bad
30
14%
 
Total votes: 218
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POLL: Is the takeover a good thing for Reading FC

by Ups and Downs » 22 Jan 2012 13:59

Time to nail your colours to the mast with a straight straw poll. Do you think the take over is going to work out well for Reading or do you think we will hit trouble within, say, 5-10 years because of it?

No point in adding to the debate raging in the main TSI thread, but post your vote so that you can come back here in a few years time to say "I told you so!"

I'm going with "Good".

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Re: POLL: Is the takeover a good thing for Reading FC

by Friday's Legacy » 22 Jan 2012 14:03

it's better than continuing to sell our best players every summer, being a mid-table mediocre championship side hoping for a sniff of the play-offs, appreciating that we continue to punch above our weight.

if it all goes wrong, the likely worst case scenario is relegation to league one, a few years of restabilising, and then back to being a mediocre championship club as above.

it has to be a good thing.

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Re: POLL: Is the takeover a good thing for Reading FC

by 1871 Royal » 22 Jan 2012 14:04

I am also going with good. Especially as the higher-ups and BMcD are staying. If major things, like Hammond going, I think I would be more cautious.

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Re: POLL: Is the takeover a good thing for Reading FC

by ZacNaloen » 22 Jan 2012 14:04

Good. We need investment otherwise the best we can hope for is stay where we are. We've been treading water for the last three years. Now we can build something again.

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Re: POLL: Is the takeover a good thing for Reading FC

by Muguire » 22 Jan 2012 14:06

Friday's Legacy it's better than continuing to sell our best players every summer, being a mid-table mediocre championship side hoping for a sniff of the play-offs, appreciating that we continue to punch above our weight.

if it all goes wrong, the likely worst case scenario is relegation to league one, a few years of restabilising, and then back to being a mediocre championship club as above.

it has to be a good thing.


THIS!!


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Re: POLL: Is the takeover a good thing for Reading FC

by kitsons pubes » 22 Jan 2012 14:17

Muguire
Friday's Legacy it's better than continuing to sell our best players every summer, being a mid-table mediocre championship side hoping for a sniff of the play-offs, appreciating that we continue to punch above our weight.

if it all goes wrong, the likely worst case scenario is relegation to league one, a few years of restabilising, and then back to being a mediocre championship club as above.

it has to be a good thing.


THIS!!


+1

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Re: POLL: Is the takeover a good thing for Reading FC

by tomrfcurz » 22 Jan 2012 14:24

Until something bad happens, its good. Madejski's statement = good. TSI statement = good.

All we've got to go on is that it is good, for now.

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Re: POLL: Is the takeover a good thing for Reading FC

by Stranded » 22 Jan 2012 14:43

Can't see how you can say anything good at this point. If you are anti-JM then you are getting rid, if you are pro-JM then you have to trust his judgement and that he is following through on his word to only sell to someone that will benefit the club.

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Re: POLL: Is the takeover a good thing for Reading FC

by Big Ern » 22 Jan 2012 14:46

Any additional investment, however big or small, is good news. Can't see why some people are worried.


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Re: POLL: Is the takeover a good thing for Reading FC

by 1871 Royal » 22 Jan 2012 14:51

Stranded Can't see how you can say anything good at this point. If you are anti-JM then you are getting rid, if you are pro-JM then you have to trust his judgement and that he is following through on his word to only sell to someone that will benefit the club.


Sure you dont mean, "Can't see how you can say anything but good at this point" ? :wink:

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Re: POLL: Is the takeover a good thing for Reading FC

by rfc2001 » 22 Jan 2012 15:08

What TW*T voted "bad"

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Re: POLL: Is the takeover a good thing for Reading FC

by test icicles » 22 Jan 2012 15:15

Time will tell obviously. But at the moment, it can only be considered as a step forward

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Re: POLL: Is the takeover a good thing for Reading FC

by seahawk10 » 22 Jan 2012 15:34

Bueno


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Re: POLL: Is the takeover a good thing for Reading FC

by Wimb » 22 Jan 2012 15:41

Based on what we know now. Good

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Re: POLL: Is the takeover a good thing for Reading FC

by melonhead » 22 Jan 2012 16:06

if they are sensible in their investment and out look,
if it means we dont have to sell our sigs and longs, and can supplement the sqaud when we need to.
it will be great for RFC

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Re: POLL: Is the takeover a good thing for Reading FC

by Terminal Boardom » 22 Jan 2012 16:07

rfc2001 What TW*T voted "bad"


Not me.

If there was an option saying "Ask me again in 2.5 years" then I would vote for that.

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Re: POLL: Is the takeover a good thing for Reading FC

by Ian Royal » 22 Jan 2012 16:10

How can we possibly know at this stage?

Ticking most of the right boxes. But then even Pompey's various owners didn't exactly come in saying "yeah, basically we're here to look like we're laundering money and couldn't give a rats arse what happens to the club".

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Re: POLL: Is the takeover a good thing for Reading FC

by Arch » 22 Jan 2012 16:17

Ian Royal How can we possibly know at this stage?

Ticking most of the right boxes. But then even Pompey's various owners didn't exactly come in saying "yeah, basically we're here to look like we're laundering money and couldn't give a rats arse what happens to the club".

It's an opinion poll, it's not a request for knowledge.

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Re: POLL: Is the takeover a good thing for Reading FC

by Franchise FC » 22 Jan 2012 16:18

Where's the Unsure/Don't Know/Wait and See option

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Re: POLL: Is the takeover a good thing for Reading FC

by West Stand Man » 22 Jan 2012 16:19

Franchise FC Where's the Unsure/Don't Know/Wait and See option



What, and present an intelligent balanced option on HNA? No chance :wink:

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