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Re: Ex Players

by SCIAG » 15 Mar 2019 14:33

Meite is much more "proven" than McNulty!

McNulty might be a good player but he didn't fit our system. He couldn't play as a lone striker, unlike Loader, so wasn't a good option at fifth choice. Sending him out on loan so he comes back full of confidence should be a win-win.

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Re: Ex Players

by marlowuk » 15 Mar 2019 15:04

For no reason whatsoever (except having too much time on my hands), I looked at the possibility of creating a full team of ex-Reading players (including loanees) from the current Premiere League squads. I make no claims of greatness for this side but here is what I came up with. Can you do better?

A. McCarthy (Saints)

A Mariappa (Watford)
R Bertrand (Saints)
N Ake (Bournemouth)
N Chalobah (Watford)

M Antonio (West Ham)
G Sigurdsson (Everton)
D Williams (Huddersfield)
M Vydra (Burnley)

G Murray (Brighton)
S Long (Saints)

I know it's not that balanced between right and left but have I missed anyone out?

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Re: Ex Players

by John Smith » 15 Mar 2019 17:15

marlowuk For no reason whatsoever (except having too much time on my hands), I looked at the possibility of creating a full team of ex-Reading players (including loanees) from the current Premiere League squads. I make no claims of greatness for this side but here is what I came up with. Can you do better?

A. McCarthy (Saints)

A Mariappa (Watford)
R Bertrand (Saints)
N Ake (Bournemouth)
N Chalobah (Watford)

M Antonio (West Ham)
G Sigurdsson (Everton)
D Williams (Huddersfield)
M Vydra (Burnley)

G Murray (Brighton)
S Long (Saints)

I know it's not that balanced between right and left but have I missed anyone out?

I suppose Ben Hamer is probably the only one left so you can have 1 sub!

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Re: Ex Players

by NewCorkSeth » 15 Mar 2019 17:46

marlowuk For no reason whatsoever (except having too much time on my hands), I looked at the possibility of creating a full team of ex-Reading players (including loanees) from the current Premiere League squads. I make no claims of greatness for this side but here is what I came up with. Can you do better?

A. McCarthy (Saints)

A Mariappa (Watford)
R Bertrand (Saints)
N Ake (Bournemouth)
N Chalobah (Watford)

M Antonio (West Ham)
G Sigurdsson (Everton)
D Williams (Huddersfield)
M Vydra (Burnley)

G Murray (Brighton)
S Long (Saints)

I know it's not that balanced between right and left but have I missed anyone out?

----------------McCarthy
-----Mariappa--Ake--Mawson
Antonio--------------------------Bertrand
--------Chalobah---Williams
--------------Sigurdsson
-------------Murray--Long

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Re: Ex Players

by URZZZZ » 15 Mar 2019 19:16

Sean Morrison?
Not sure where Piazon/Oxford are
Bacuna :D


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Re: Ex Players

by linkenholtroyal » 15 Mar 2019 19:32

URZZZZ Sean Morrison?
Not sure where Piazon/Oxford are
Bacuna :D

Morrison always felt like the one that got away to me.
He always seemed like a good player and he was just coming good and we let him go to Cardiff. I would give my left arm for a centre back like that to still be playing for us.

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Re: Ex Players

by NewCorkSeth » 15 Mar 2019 19:54

linkenholtroyal
URZZZZ Sean Morrison?
Not sure where Piazon/Oxford are
Bacuna :D

Morrison always felt like the one that got away to me.
He always seemed like a good player and he was just coming good and we let him go to Cardiff. I would give my left arm for a centre back like that to still be playing for us.

Mapps was pretty good to be fair to him. If Palace didn't keep oxf*rd about he would have gotten a good run in the team. Ake and Mawson are both slightly better than Morrison.

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Re: Ex Players

by marlowuk » 16 Mar 2019 02:40

URZZZZ Sean Morrison?
Not sure where Piazon/Oxford are
Bacuna :D

I forgot about Morrison and Bacuna but not sure I'd change anyone for them. Piazon spent a few seasons on loan to Fulham doing quite well but now plays abroad somewhere. Oxford is playing in Germany.

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Re: Ex Players

by Steve_Upper_West » 16 Mar 2019 07:37

Hector or Norwood ?


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Re: Ex Players

by scumbag » 16 Mar 2019 13:32

Charlie Austin? (Whom we discarded in favour of a certain Simon Church :lol: )

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Re: Ex Players

by The Enfield Royal71 » 16 Mar 2019 21:10

Didn't we discard Theo Walcott too or have one of his family playing for us?

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Re: Ex Players

by From Despair To Where? » 17 Mar 2019 00:03

We had Jacob Walcott.

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Re: Ex Players

by super darren caskey » 17 Mar 2019 13:10

McNulty scored again

that's 6 in 7


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Re: Ex Players

by sandman » 17 Mar 2019 13:13

We already knew McNulty can score at a level equivalent to League 2.

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Re: Ex Players

by super darren caskey » 17 Mar 2019 13:20

sandman We already knew McNulty can score at a level equivalent to League 2.


Your guessing it is that level,for all we know it could be bottom of the championship level

We don't know if he would score at the bottom of the Championship as he wasn't given a real chance.Most of his appearances were as a sub.

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Re: Ex Players

by sandman » 17 Mar 2019 13:31

super darren caskey
sandman We already knew McNulty can score at a level equivalent to League 2.


Your guessing it is that level,for all we know it could be bottom of the championship level

We don't know if he would score at the bottom of the Championship as he wasn't given a real chance.Most of his appearances were as a sub.



Half my family is Scottish pal. I'm well aware of the standard of the SPL, watched it many times and am currently watching Dundee vs Celtic.

Try again.

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Re: Ex Players

by super darren caskey » 17 Mar 2019 14:49

sandman
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sandman We already knew McNulty can score at a level equivalent to League 2.


Your guessing it is that level,for all we know it could be bottom of the championship level

We don't know if he would score at the bottom of the Championship as he wasn't given a real chance.Most of his appearances were as a sub.



Half my family is Scottish pal. I'm well aware of the standard of the SPL, watched it many times and am currently watching Dundee vs Celtic.

Try again.


Prove it is exactly League 2 level and not bottom of the championship or top of League 1 level

Fact is nobody knows what McNulty is capable of at this level as we haven't really had the chance to have a good look at him

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Re: Ex Players

by Eaststandman » 17 Mar 2019 15:48

Alex Pearce!

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Re: Ex Players

by AthleticoSpizz » 17 Mar 2019 16:34

super darren caskey
sandman We already knew McNulty can score at a level equivalent to League 2.


Your guessing it is that level,for all we know it could be bottom of the championship level

We don't know if he would score at the bottom of the Championship as he wasn't given a real chance.Most of his appearances were as a sub.
gotta agree with this, even Kevin Doyle got given a decent run to get his scoring boots on.

And Hibs are way above Div2 standard.

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Re: Ex Players

by sandman » 17 Mar 2019 18:10

Lower half League 1 then.

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