CONFIMRED - Charlie Adam

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Re: Rumour - Charlie Adam

by WoodleyRoyal » 22 Jul 2019 16:03

One87One A lot of the fat trimming isn’t all about quality either, it’s about wages. We’re trying to fend of FFP punishments and still remain competitive. Too many seem to be getting blurry eyed wondering why a Kelly on 20k a week goes and maybe an Adam at 10k a week arrives. Gourlay absolutely f**ked us. We’re lucky we aren’t the third League One club this season to be starting with minus 12 points!


kelly 20k a week :shock: you sure

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Re: Rumour - Charlie Adam

by Snowflake Royal » 22 Jul 2019 16:07

One87One A lot of the fat trimming isn’t all about quality either, it’s about wages. We’re trying to fend of FFP punishments and still remain competitive. Too many seem to be getting blurry eyed wondering why a Kelly on 20k a week goes and maybe an Adam at 10k a week arrives. Gourlay absolutely f**ked us. We’re lucky we aren’t the third League One club this season to be starting with minus 12 points!

£10k a week on a 33 year old who has started 9 games in two years, and he doesn't expect to start when we have one genuine midfielder, helps us not at all. In fact it means IF we've saved £20k by moving on Kelly (very doubtful to me) it means we've got to spend the same or less on wages for for a first team regular than on a back up hasbeen without actually inflating the wage budget we need to reduce.

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Re: Rumour - Charlie Adam

by Hound » 22 Jul 2019 16:08

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One87One A lot of the fat trimming isn’t all about quality either, it’s about wages. We’re trying to fend of FFP punishments and still remain competitive. Too many seem to be getting blurry eyed wondering why a Kelly on 20k a week goes and maybe an Adam at 10k a week arrives. Gourlay absolutely f**ked us. We’re lucky we aren’t the third League One club this season to be starting with minus 12 points!


kelly 20k a week :shock: you sure


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Re: Rumour - Charlie Adam

by Sutekh » 22 Jul 2019 17:06

One87One A lot of the fat trimming isn’t all about quality either, it’s about wages. We’re trying to fend of FFP punishments and still remain competitive. Too many seem to be getting blurry eyed wondering why a Kelly on 20k a week goes and maybe an Adam at 10k a week arrives. Gourlay absolutely f**ked us. We’re lucky we aren’t the third League One club this season to be starting with minus 12 points!


Bolton v Bury on Sunday 8th Sep could be a depressing place to be.

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Re: Rumour - Charlie Adam

by Zip » 22 Jul 2019 17:25

One87One Good for back-up and twenty minutes. Good passer of the ball and set-piece taker. Don’t see the uproar from the usual suspects. This summer and probably in January, we are bordering on the beggars can’t be choosers.


I can’t stand him. Horrible piece of work and unlikely to be fit for the season ahead. He is well past his best too.


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Re: Rumour - Charlie Adam

by blythspartan » 22 Jul 2019 17:38

This along with the McCormack story is pure media speculation. Just can’t see us signing either player tbh.

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Re: Rumour - Charlie Adam

by alfie9 » 22 Jul 2019 19:46

If we sold Liam Kelly only to put Charlie Adam on 20k a week I'm going to be very upset

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Re: Rumour - Charlie Adam

by Pepe the Horseman » 22 Jul 2019 19:54

Blackpool fans genuinely seem surprised he's chosen us over them. :|

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Re: Rumour - Charlie Adam

by Old Man Andrews » 22 Jul 2019 20:01

oxf*rd hell we have signed Charlie Adam ..........


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Re: CONFIMRED - Charlie Adam

by Simon's Church » 22 Jul 2019 20:04

:lol: :lol: :lol: :lol: :lol:

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Re: CONFIMRED - Charlie Adam

by WestYorksRoyal » 22 Jul 2019 20:05

:shock: :shock: :shock:

Thank God it's only a 12 month contract

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Re: CONFIMRED - Charlie Adam

by Hound » 22 Jul 2019 20:05

I’m sure there is a bright side to this somewhere, and believe me I’ve looked for it

At least it’s a one year deal only. He’ll be cheap, no chance of 20k pw. That’s the best I’ve got.

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Re: CONFIMRED - Charlie Adam

by Diablo Diablo » 22 Jul 2019 20:07

12 months too long - what a mistake ....

I thought there was some clearer direction and a little bit of a plan - this shows same old


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Re: CONFIMRED - Charlie Adam

by Needle » 22 Jul 2019 20:07

Sometimes you wish there is such a thing as smoke without fire

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Re: CONFIMRED - Charlie Adam

by AthleticoSpizz » 22 Jul 2019 20:07

Pretty happy with this.....he’s just got to break our new-signing-injury-voodoo now.

Welcome to Reading Charlie!

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Re: CONFIMRED - Charlie Adam

by Diablo Diablo » 22 Jul 2019 20:12

He will be right at home training with Meyler, McNulty, Gunter, Macleary etc in a couple of weeks !

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Re: CONFIMRED - Charlie Adam

by andrew1957 » 22 Jul 2019 20:15

Give the bloke a chance folks. If it goes wrong it is only a year and we are desperately short of experienced players currently.

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Re: CONFIMRED - Charlie Adam

by From Despair To Where? » 22 Jul 2019 20:15

If it was a toss up between us and Blackpool, he can't be on more than £5k a week.

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Re: CONFIMRED - Charlie Adam

by Royal Rother » 22 Jul 2019 20:15

Let’s give him a chance shall we?

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Re: CONFIMRED - Charlie Adam

by Linden Jones' Tash » 22 Jul 2019 20:20

Here's hoping he's our James Milner...

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