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Re: On this day

by Jerry St Clair » 19 Feb 2019 20:41

Today is the 19th anniversary of the famous (?) HNA trip to Sunny Scunny. A gobsmacking 900 fans met at Madejski Stadium in the morning before heading up to Lincolnshire in a convoy of Nobbers to watch a dire team doing it's best to get relegated to Div 4.


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Re: On this day

by Sutekh » 20 Feb 2019 09:36

Jerry St Clair Today is the 19th anniversary of the famous (?) HNA trip to Sunny Scunny. A gobsmacking 900 fans met at Madejski Stadium in the morning before heading up to Lincolnshire in a convoy of Nobbers to watch a dire team doing it's best to get relegated to Div 4.



Finished 2-2 after being 2-0 down as I recall.

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Re: On this day

by Old Man Andrews » 20 Feb 2019 09:47

Jerry St Clair Today is the 19th anniversary of the famous (?) HNA trip to Sunny Scunny. A gobsmacking 900 fans met at Madejski Stadium in the morning before heading up to Lincolnshire in a convoy of Nobbers to watch a dire team doing it's best to get relegated to Div 4.



What a trip. Remember my old man pulling over repeatedly to be sick on the way up there after a heavy night. Glory days.

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Re: On this day

by Vision » 20 Feb 2019 11:01

Jerry St Clair Today is the 19th anniversary of the famous (?) HNA trip to Sunny Scunny. A gobsmacking 900 fans met at Madejski Stadium in the morning before heading up to Lincolnshire in a convoy of Nobbers to watch a dire team doing it's best to get relegated to Div 4.



I seem to recall some Fez wearing at this one.

We stayed over to sample the delights of a Scunny night out!!!

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Re: On this day

by John Smith » 20 Feb 2019 11:19

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We stayed over to sample the delights of a Scunny night out!!!

Much luck?


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Re: On this day

by Victor Meldrew » 20 Feb 2019 11:33

I remember going into the town and having a spend up in a pound shop, something I had never seen before.

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Re: On this day

by The Cube » 21 Feb 2019 20:31

21 February 1872 - first ever game
Reading 0 Reading Grammar School 0

Fans afterwards may well have said that we needed a goalscorer, with the probable 1-2-10 formation clearly not attacking enough.

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Re: On this day

by Jerry St Clair » 21 Feb 2019 20:40

The Cube 21 February 1872 - first ever game
Reading 0 Reading Grammar School 0

Fans afterwards may well have said that we needed a goalscorer, with the probable 1-2-10 formation clearly not attacking enough.


"There's only two teams in Reading....."
"The town is ours, the town is ooooooours. Fack off you grammars, the town is ours"

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Re: On this day

by Jerry St Clair » 21 Feb 2019 20:41

Here's a game to make you feel old.

1998 and a 1-0 home defeat to Portsmouth who were managed by Alan Ball, had a 32 year old Martin Allen setting up the goal, which was scored by Adrian Whitbread, who went on the play a couple of seasons at the Madejski in the Pardew years.


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Re: On this day

by Muskrat » 21 Feb 2019 22:44

Jerry St Clair Today is the 19th anniversary of the famous (?) HNA trip to Sunny Scunny. A gobsmacking 900 fans met at Madejski Stadium in the morning before heading up to Lincolnshire in a convoy of Nobbers to watch a dire team doing it's best to get relegated to Div 4.


Was that the famous "2 Lee Hodges, there's only 2 Lee Hodges" game?

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Re: On this day

by URZZZZZZZZ » 26 Feb 2019 10:16

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=E0EgjiFHI3k

Crystal Palace 3-3 Reading

A topsy turvy game, but perhaps the day it became apparent that Ivar was past it :cry:

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Re: On this day

by Nick Shorey my Lord! » 27 Feb 2019 17:04

27 Feb 1996 Luton 1-2 Reading

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=qJJRjevh6_I

Just 3 years ago:

27 Feb 2016 Charlton 3-4 Reading

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Iqkfj4f75IA

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Re: On this day

by Tails » 28 Feb 2019 07:16

Nick Shorey my Lord! 27 Feb 1996 Luton 1-2 Reading

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=qJJRjevh6_I

Just 3 years ago:

27 Feb 2016 Charlton 3-4 Reading

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Iqkfj4f75IA


Remember that Charlton game...sort of.

Was a little intoxicated and heckled their keeper (Henderson?) a little too much. :oops:


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Re: On this day

by Nick Shorey my Lord! » 28 Feb 2019 13:35

28 Feb 1998 Crewe 1-0 Reading

Wait for it...

https://youtu.be/z4cYICI66a0?t=2498

:lol:

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Re: On this day

by Jerry St Clair » 28 Feb 2019 14:36

Nick Shorey my Lord! 27 Feb 1996 Luton 1-2 Reading

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=qJJRjevh6_I



Was that the game that featured Dylan Kerr leading the singing in the away end?

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Re: On this day

by stealthpapes » 28 Feb 2019 14:39

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Nick Shorey my Lord! 27 Feb 1996 Luton 1-2 Reading

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=qJJRjevh6_I

Just 3 years ago:

27 Feb 2016 Charlton 3-4 Reading

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Iqkfj4f75IA


Remember that Charlton game...sort of.

Was a little intoxicated and heckled their keeper (Henderson?) a little too much. :oops:


gr8 day out.

prematch trip to a brewery, part brewery tour, part stand up gig

pie so burnt you could use it as a frisbee

postmatch food and drink in Greenwich somewhere

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Re: On this day

by stealthpapes » 28 Feb 2019 14:41

Nick Shorey my Lord! 28 Feb 1998 Crewe 1-0 Reading

Wait for it...

https://youtu.be/z4cYICI66a0?t=2498

:lol:


:| absolute :|

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Re: On this day

by bakerlou » 28 Feb 2019 16:25

Jerry St Clair
Nick Shorey my Lord! 27 Feb 1996 Luton 1-2 Reading

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=qJJRjevh6_I



Was that the game that featured Dylan Kerr leading the singing in the away end?

http://www.royals.org/matdoc/270296.html

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Re: On this day

by Tails » 28 Feb 2019 21:35

stealthpapes
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Nick Shorey my Lord! 27 Feb 1996 Luton 1-2 Reading

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=qJJRjevh6_I

Just 3 years ago:

27 Feb 2016 Charlton 3-4 Reading

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Iqkfj4f75IA


Remember that Charlton game...sort of.

Was a little intoxicated and heckled their keeper (Henderson?) a little too much. :oops:


gr8 day out.

prematch trip to a brewery, part brewery tour, part stand up gig

pie so burnt you could use it as a frisbee

postmatch food and drink in Greenwich somewhere


Always a gr8 day, papes.

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Re: On this day

by Sutekh » 01 Mar 2019 10:04

Anyone remember this embarrassment?

1st March 2014

Reading (0) 1 v 1 (1) Yeovil Town

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