RUMOUR - Connor Wickham

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RUMOUR - Connor Wickham

by genome » 04 Aug 2019 09:41

via Alan Nixon on Twitter, apparently we're in for him alongside Brizzle and Stoke
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Re: RUMOUR - Connor Wickham

by yuomi » 04 Aug 2019 09:42

The most surprising thing about this is that he's only 26...

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by NewCorkSeth » 04 Aug 2019 10:18

yuomi The most surprising thing about this is that he's only 26...

No way. Not possible.

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Re: RUMOUR - Connor Wickham

by mikey0406 » 04 Aug 2019 10:22

How many years ago did he leave us? Must of only been 16/17

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Re: RUMOUR - Connor Wickham

by WestYorksRoyal » 04 Aug 2019 11:06

I once signed him on football manager. He demanded to be one of my highest earners, scored no goals, was generally shit and then led the squad on strike when I dropped him. It's a no from me.


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Re: RUMOUR - Connor Wickham

by Sutekh » 04 Aug 2019 11:19

WestYorksRoyal I once signed him on football manager. He demanded to be one of my highest earners, scored no goals, was generally shit and then led the squad on strike when I dropped him. It's a no from me.


:lol:

Lot of promise as a youngster, does also have a connection to Reading’s Academy before his family moved so might be tempted to come “home”. Is big and awkward and certainly a handful for defenders. Would give the much needed focus for Reading’s attack though has never been particularly prolific.

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Re: RUMOUR - Connor Wickham

by Stranded » 04 Aug 2019 13:12

Decent (not incredible) goal scoring record at Champ level but if fit, a very good player at this level.

No question of talent, just of keeping him fit.

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Re: RUMOUR - Connor Wickham

by Sutekh » 04 Aug 2019 15:22

Stranded Decent (not incredible) goal scoring record at Champ level but if fit, a very good player at this level.

No question of talent, just of keeping him fit.


Be the perfect fit for him at Reading then.

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Re: RUMOUR - Connor Wickham

by Tilehurstsouthbank » 05 Aug 2019 15:21

mikey0406 How many years ago did he leave us? Must of only been 16/17


He was 14 going on 15 when he left us.


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Re: RUMOUR - Connor Wickham

by StellaPlease » 05 Aug 2019 16:03

If fit, the right type of forward for us.

Don't think we should take a risk on him though personally.

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Re: RUMOUR - Connor Wickham

by Denver Royal » 05 Aug 2019 16:41

Well, Wickham is likely a risk, agreed.
Most anyone out there that's available to us at this stage will have some doubts/questions/issues surrounding them.
Quite a few thought Oliveira would be a risk, too.
At 26, and assuming we have nothing else lined up by now, he could be an option. He'd offer something different.

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Re: RUMOUR - Connor Wickham

by morganb » 07 Jun 2021 14:31

Now a free agent after Crystal Palace release

https://www.getreading.co.uk/sport/foot ... t-20757715

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Re: RUMOUR - Connor Wickham

by Hendo » 07 Jun 2021 14:35

Big fat no.


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Re: RUMOUR - Connor Wickham

by Nameless » 07 Jun 2021 14:50

Tilehurstsouthbank
mikey0406 How many years ago did he leave us? Must of only been 16/17


He was 14 going on 15 when he left us.


Left in 2006, so more like 12 going on 13....

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Re: RUMOUR - Connor Wickham

by genome » 07 Jun 2021 14:55

Hendo Big fat no.


This Reddit thread is quite a read.

https://www.reddit.com/r/soccer/comment ... ickham_or/

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Re: RUMOUR - Connor Wickham

by Hendo » 07 Jun 2021 14:57

:lol:

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Re: RUMOUR - Connor Wickham

by Hendo » 07 Jun 2021 14:58

I actually remember saying to my step-brother, who is a massive Spurs fan, I'd like to see Kane come on loan to Reading. This was the summer right before his break-out season, just the 21 goals in the premier league followed :lol:

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Re: RUMOUR - Connor Wickham

by Snowflake Royal » 07 Jun 2021 19:04

Hendo Big fat no.

+1.

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Re: RUMOUR - Connor Wickham

by donh99 » 07 Jun 2021 20:30

Definite no from me:-

"Injuries have hampered his time on the pitch at Selhurst Park, though, and he didn't play a single minute in the 2020/21 campaign due to injury".

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Re: RUMOUR - Connor Wickham

by Royalwaster » 07 Jun 2021 21:04

donh99 Definite no from me:-

"Injuries have hampered his time on the pitch at Selhurst Park, though, and he didn't play a single minute in the 2020/21 campaign due to injury".


How is that a reason not to sign him?

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