September 15th, 2009 by rfc_legend

Now, this as my first post should start as a wave of positivity. Currently Reading fan’s are not jumping to the prospect of Mid-table mediocrity in the Fizzy Pop league, a league as to which recently we have been used to dominating especially 2005/6. But as we have found out this year and last, those [...]

Coppell looking to make it Three

February 8th, 2009 by thewoodis

In a time that all current trigger-happy chairmen are stuck in a persistent routine of dismissing Managers at their peril, it remains a remarkable, even astonishing, that Steve Coppell remains the only man that has a realistic opportunity of achieving a hat trick of promotions to the Premier League.
Normally with relegation the manager, [...]

Coppell ‘Hunt’ Strikers

December 2nd, 2008 by thewoodis

Steve Coppell may be that man who can find the needle in a haystack.
His craft eye in scouring the country and overseas is the sole reason why Reading have so many priced gems.
Premier League clubs may be walloping the door down with bag full’s of money to snatch these players away but Coppell remains that [...]

Reading FC: 1995 v Current Squad

December 1st, 2008 by thewoodis

As Reading sit pondering in the play off places I threw my mind back to their classic 1995 play-off defeat to Bolton Wanderers and debate whether which is the better team that 1995 team or the current one.
Reading famously went two up with goals from Lee Nogan and Adie Williams, before Stuart Lovell missed a [...]