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by AthleticoSpizz
07 Apr 2020 18:56
Forum: The Team
Topic: What got you into supporting RFC?! And when you did who was your nearest team?
Replies: 22
Views: 577

Re: What got you into supporting RFC?! And when you did who was your nearest team?

Two great last posts..I was just a season or two behind you FSN....differing (but exciting times)...power cuts, odd kick-off times, Readings first black player (I live in what was once AA’s parents house just two miles from both grounds), the smell of damp clothing, beer and nicotine, lads from my s...
by AthleticoSpizz
06 Apr 2020 19:41
Forum: The Team
Topic: What got you into supporting RFC?! And when you did who was your nearest team?
Replies: 22
Views: 577

Re: What got you into supporting RFC?! And when you did who was your nearest team?

Born in NW London, moved to Reading when I was three Supported George Best (not Man U) until the 1972 FA Cup final Then became a Leeds fan (the Don Revie days....Harvey, Cherry, Madeley, Reaney, Lorimer, Grey, Allan Clarke, Mick Jones, Norman bites yer legs, Giles, Charlton etc etc) they were the re...
by AthleticoSpizz
05 Apr 2020 17:58
Forum: General Football
Topic: The Non - League thread
Replies: 7480
Views: 462819

Re: The Non - League thread

Yeah, amusing

A lot of losers, a lot of investment for nothing

Don’t think any teams are particularly enamoured with the way it’s playing out

(like businesses) Some teams will not survive the Coronas
by AthleticoSpizz
29 Mar 2020 18:03
Forum: The Team
Topic: George Puscas
Replies: 10
Views: 1185

Re: George Puscas

#Puscas strong
by AthleticoSpizz
28 Mar 2020 22:50
Forum: The Team
Topic: Enjoying or hating the no football era?
Replies: 82
Views: 4313

Re: Enjoying or hating the no football era?

We played games on consecutive days as recently as 1986, playing Boxing Day and the day after. I think we drew both, 2-2 v Birmingham at Elm Park on Boxing Day, and 1-1 at Brighton the day after. home on leave, twas at them both....the gallstone ground wasn’t it? Hi-lite of the Brighton trip was so...
by AthleticoSpizz
28 Mar 2020 22:08
Forum: General Football
Topic: Sky Sports/ BT Sports
Replies: 25
Views: 650

Re: Sky Sports/ BT Sports

Nice...I can down a bottle of whiskey and turn up for work hungover and puking into the kitchen sink when we get knocked out once again

Coming home...my arse
by AthleticoSpizz
28 Mar 2020 21:30
Forum: The Team
Topic: Old Reading Footage on VHS/film/Youtube
Replies: 530
Views: 109762

Re: Old Reading Footage on VHS/film/Youtube

The day out that no sane Reading fan ever expected to participate in.

Yes, different...who knew back then READING of WEMBLEY
:?:
by AthleticoSpizz
26 Mar 2020 18:53
Forum: General Football
Topic: The Non - League thread
Replies: 7480
Views: 462819

Re: The Non - League thread

Royals and Racers
STAR Liaison
AthleticoSpizz
“However, the National League, National League North and South, WSL and Women's Championship will continue towards a conclusion "as quickly as possible”

(to quote said item)


Eh? Are Hungerford reprieved or not?

Yes
the great escape achieved again :shock:

Well done Ian Herring!
by AthleticoSpizz
26 Mar 2020 17:22
Forum: General Football
Topic: The Non - League thread
Replies: 7480
Views: 462819

Re: The Non - League thread

Confirmed. All football below the National League has been ended. All results of this season have been expunged. Therefore no relegation from National Leagues North and South this season and everyone will be they were this season at the start of next season whenever that actually happens. https://w...
by AthleticoSpizz
25 Mar 2020 16:39
Forum: General Football
Topic: Leyton Orient's Ultimate Quaranteam
Replies: 29
Views: 667

Re: Leyton Orient's Ultimate Quaranteam

Excellent stuff, thanx Dr_H
by AthleticoSpizz
23 Mar 2020 19:46
Forum: The Team
Topic: Enjoying or hating the no football era?
Replies: 82
Views: 4313

Re: Enjoying or hating the no football era?

Tough break Ascot...horrendous times

All the best
by AthleticoSpizz
22 Mar 2020 12:06
Forum: The Team
Topic: Enjoying or hating the no football era?
Replies: 82
Views: 4313

Re: Enjoying or hating the no football era?

Great idea ! ...as long as ‘Westwood’ gets to do the BFTG player ratings post match
by AthleticoSpizz
22 Mar 2020 09:31
Forum: General Football
Topic: Leyton Orient's Ultimate Quaranteam
Replies: 29
Views: 667

Re: Leyton Orient's Ultimate Quaranteam

Ashmead education, what d’ya expect
by AthleticoSpizz
21 Mar 2020 19:25
Forum: The Team
Topic: Coronavirus outbreak
Replies: 983
Views: 43373

Re: Coronavirus outbreak

Snowball
AthleticoSpizz Fair point, but that is as long as their numbers aren’t depleted too.



Weslh Guards will be no good. They have to have a leek in their mask
.....very good :)
by AthleticoSpizz
21 Mar 2020 19:14
Forum: The Team
Topic: Coronavirus outbreak
Replies: 983
Views: 43373

Re: Coronavirus outbreak

Fair point, but that is as long as their numbers aren’t depleted too.
by AthleticoSpizz
21 Mar 2020 19:10
Forum: The Team
Topic: Coronavirus outbreak
Replies: 983
Views: 43373

Re: Coronavirus outbreak

The Army aren’t immune either mate.
by AthleticoSpizz
21 Mar 2020 09:31
Forum: The Team
Topic: Ex Players
Replies: 774
Views: 124837

Re: Ex Players

...but for what of those teams with depleted squads, would they be expected to fulfill the fixture?
by AthleticoSpizz
19 Mar 2020 21:23
Forum: The Team
Topic: Enjoying or hating the no football era?
Replies: 82
Views: 4313

Re: Enjoying or hating the no football era?

Yeah that’d be a real p1sser, unlike the cancelled weddings funerals and jobs

(just piling-in before the rest here do :wink: )
by AthleticoSpizz
19 Mar 2020 20:38
Forum: The Team
Topic: Enjoying or hating the no football era?
Replies: 82
Views: 4313

Re: Enjoying or hating the no football era?

Love that man....we are always after a decent back-up keeper
by AthleticoSpizz
19 Mar 2020 20:26
Forum: The Team
Topic: Enjoying or hating the no football era?
Replies: 82
Views: 4313

Re: Enjoying or hating the no football era?

Jagermesiter1871 urm not enjoying it. why would you? its basically like summer but nothing has concluded, the weather is crap and half the country are dying. Isn't gr8 tbh.
yes, but apart from that


Think of the injuries that will have time to recover

Genuine question...are teams still covertly (or not) training?
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