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Match Day Thread READING v WATFORD

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  1. oldfrenchhorn

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    READING v WATFORD
    Saturday 4th February 2023
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    We are back to Berkshire again Saturday hoping for a better result than our last visit a month ago in the FA Cup. New players have arrived to boost Watford, but so far there has not been a clear picture as to how Slaven Bilic will incorporate them into the team. Since last weekend, we have learnt that Francisco Sierralta is the latest player to be sidelined with a broken bone in his foot. Whoever takes his place will not have to try and counter the ariel threat of Andy Carroll who succeeded in getting himself sent off in the Royal's last game and is suspended for this one.
    Although Reading have not been very consistent, they are unbeaten in their previous three home league games, so it will not be an easy afternoon for the Hornets.

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  2. Bolton's Boots

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    Just had am email from the club with a quick update on the new faces - it also mentions that tickets are sold out (presumably just our allocation).

    The travelling fans, it seems, still have faith...
     
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    Just had it as well. I am not sure if the travelling fans still have faith, or are just fascinated to see what is going to happen next. We can all have guesses as to what the team will look like.
     
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  4. andytoprankin

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    Comedy ref. Here in his day job. His employment skills are transferable to refereeing apparently.

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    Will miss this one, as bank holiday here so heading out of town.

    Will be interesting to see the line up!
     
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  6. Markthehorn

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    What makes you say that ?

    Only had him once at Blackburn.

    Let’s hope for a better performance and result than up there !
     
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    I think he’s bloody awful! Yes, should’ve done better, as with so many games this season.
     
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  8. Bolton's Boots

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    travelling south tomorrow so will be unable to join you but will follow on my mobile. Enjoy the game all.
     
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  10. yorkshirehornet

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    Looks very hopeful
     
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    Suspect Cleverley will be a voice in the dressing room but probably won’t play .

    Pedro hopefully will return .

    Who will play alongside Cathcart?
     
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    Probably Porteous will start - Dutch guy hasn't been here as long.
     
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    I'll be there...
     
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    What, next to Cathcart?
     
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    I dont know what to say about this game.. Our good players are returning ,we have new players, we have beaten them already this season etc etc

    The table is so bunched we cant afford to keep dropping points... .we need a good run, just to stay in the play-offs....
     
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  16. Markthehorn

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    Team will probably be something like.

    Bachmann

    Gaspar
    Cathcart
    Porteous
    Kamara

    Kone
    HC
    Cleverley /Asprilla

    Pedro
    Davis
    Sarr
     
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    I can assure you that you do not ever want me as centre back... do do do do effing useless!!
     
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  19. yorkshirehornet

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    Ever hopeful.......
     
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  20. Markthehorn

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    2 up front is good .

    Who will get injured today ?
     
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