MATCHWATCH : Hull City (a) sponsored by Nigel Adkins

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MATCHWATCH : Hull City (a) sponsored by Nigel Adkins

by Sutekh » 26 Jul 2019 10:02



When : Saturday 10th August, 3pm
Where : KCOM Stadium, The Circle, Walton St, Hull, HU3 6HU
Capacity 25,404
Away Stand : North East Corner
What might I see in the area : A bridge

First away trip is a long distance effort to a ground Reading have never won on. So probably a good one to get out of the way early on.

Hull have parted company with Nigel and Grant McCann is now in control. Other than that don't really know too much about them this close season but last season they veered from the very good to the very bad and then back again so this is certainly another club that will give Reading a very difficult time of it.

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Historically

This will be the 26th league trip to Hull for Reading. The previous visits have yielded 7 wins, 10 draws and 8 defeats. There is a bit of an issue starting to develop though as Reading's last win in Hull was in 1994 at Boothferry Park which means Reading are yet to win at Hull's nice not quite so new shiny plastic spakkerdome. In the 6 visits there Reading have managed 4 draws.

How to follow the game

  1. Get a ticket and travel all the way up north
  2. Listen to Radio 5 Live and/or a myriad of other radio stations for score flashes
  3. Ring/text a mate for updates
  4. Use an iFollow subscription
  5. BBC Radio Berkshire (FM : 104.4, 104.1 or 95.4 depending where you are in the area)

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by John Smith » 26 Jul 2019 10:50

Looking forward to this one, got my cheap trains a while back. Will be interesting to see how Hull do with McCann but they have made a couple of decent signings - I always rated Ryan Taffazoli from Peterborough. I think we can win this and will be a good day out in good drinking city.

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by WestYorksRoyal » 26 Jul 2019 10:59

Have they kept hold of their front 3? They're class and tore us apart in the second half at theirs last season. But I didn't envisage them keeping them together; Bowen in particular is clearly cut out to play at a higher level.

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by Notts Royal » 26 Jul 2019 11:46

Are they doing their £18 tickets again like last season?

Looking forward to this - a ground I’ve yet to visit & a relatively short journey from Notts.

Hope we take a decent enough number and it’s a winnable game

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by Emmer Green Royal » 26 Jul 2019 12:30

A welcome return of MATCHWATCH posts - and a big thank you to Sutekh.


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by The Enfield Royal71 » 26 Jul 2019 16:28

Going to this one. Cant wait to see adkins eating humble pie.

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by Hendo » 26 Jul 2019 16:34

The Enfield Royal71 Going to this one. Cant wait to see adkins eating humble pie.


I guess he could've bought a ticket...

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by JoeyJoeJoeJnrShabadoo » 27 Jul 2019 00:24

thanks

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by PieEater » 27 Jul 2019 09:28

Shurely the thread should be sponsored by Nigel Atkins?

Or Gomez misses Atkins?


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by The Enfield Royal71 » 28 Jul 2019 15:41

Hendo
The Enfield Royal71 Going to this one. Cant wait to see adkins eating humble pie.


I guess he could've bought a ticket...

.is he still the manager

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by scumbag » 29 Jul 2019 23:14

Still no ticket news? Same with Wycombe :?:

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by Snowflake Royal » 04 Aug 2019 11:44

Bit of a loss as to what we should do with this game. Don't believe in wholesale changes after one result or dropping people for one poor performance, but that XI against Wednesday wasn't good at all.

Wonder if Boye will be in the running yet? Bench or straight in? And who for? Barrett presumably... although he was far from the worst of our front four.

Ideally I'd like to see:

........................Virginia^
..Yiadom, Miazga, Moore, Richards
...............Rinomhota, Swift*
Meite..... .........Olise...............Barrow
...................Novakovich

^can't justify dropping him for one soft performance, especially for Walker who was awful v Chelsea.
*Genuinely never thought I'd think Swift was our best partner for Rino. How awful is that.

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by URZZZZ » 04 Aug 2019 12:44

Snowflake Royal Bit of a loss as to what we should do with this game. Don't believe in wholesale changes after one result or dropping people for one poor performance, but that XI against Wednesday wasn't good at all.

Wonder if Boye will be in the running yet? Bench or straight in? And who for? Barrett presumably... although he was far from the worst of our front four.

Ideally I'd like to see:

........................Virginia^
..Yiadom, Miazga, Moore, Richards
...............Rinomhota, Swift*
Meite..... .........Olise...............Barrow
...................Novakovich

^can't justify dropping him for one soft performance, especially for Walker who was awful v Chelsea.
*Genuinely never thought I'd think Swift was our best partner for Rino. How awful is that.


Similar enough but I’d go:

Virginia

Yiadom
Morrison
Moore
McIntyre
Richards

Rino
Swift
Olise

Meite
Baldock

Walker, Miazga, Blackett/Howe, Adam, Boyé, Barrow, Novakovich

Miazga wasn’t ready IMO, I think Wycombe will be a good game to integrate him into

Don’t like five at the back but Bowen and Grosicki will have too much for Yiadom and Richards so we’ll need the extra cover IMO, especially with no midfield cover

But if he wants to stick with the 4-2-3-1 I’d play Yiadom as one of the holding midfielders. Daft as it sounds, our fullbacks push on miles too much for us to play Swift and Rino as the holding midfielders against the best winger duo in the league. We need more cover


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Re: MATCHWATCH : Hull City (a) sponsored by Nigel Adkins

by Hound » 04 Aug 2019 12:47

Same team but Olise for Loader I think. Possibly Novakovich or Baldock for Barrett as well

Give the defence another chance before making changes, as there will inevitably be for Wycombe

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by Snowflake Royal » 04 Aug 2019 12:50

Hound Same team but Olise for Loader I think. Possibly Novakovich or Baldock for Barrett as well

Give the defence another chance before making changes, as there will inevitably be for Wycombe

Yeah, there's an argument for playing the same team and telling them to go out and do it properly too.

Definitely want to see a lot of changes v Wycombe.

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by StellaPlease » 04 Aug 2019 14:38

Snowflake Royal Bit of a loss as to what we should do with this game. Don't believe in wholesale changes after one result or dropping people for one poor performance, but that XI against Wednesday wasn't good at all.

Wonder if Boye will be in the running yet? Bench or straight in? And who for? Barrett presumably... although he was far from the worst of our front four.

Ideally I'd like to see:

........................Virginia^
..Yiadom, Miazga, Moore, Richards
...............Rinomhota, Swift*
Meite..... .........Olise...............Barrow
...................Novakovich

^can't justify dropping him for one soft performance, especially for Walker who was awful v Chelsea.
*Genuinely never thought I'd think Swift was our best partner for Rino. How awful is that.


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Re: MATCHWATCH : Hull City (a) sponsored by Nigel Adkins

by Elm Park Kid » 04 Aug 2019 14:44

Fairly short journey for me - but not in at £31.50.

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by maffff » 04 Aug 2019 16:48

John Smith I always rated Ryan Taffazoli from Peterborough.

One that trialled for us, after he left Southampton's academy. Ended up at Concord Rangers.

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by The Enfield Royal71 » 04 Aug 2019 17:12

maffff
John Smith I always rated Ryan Taffazoli from Peterborough.

One that trialled for us, after he left Southampton's academy. Ended up at Concord Rangers.


Heard he was flying there.

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Re: MATCHWATCH : Hull City (a) sponsored by Nigel Adkins

by The Enfield Royal71 » 04 Aug 2019 17:12

StellaPlease
Snowflake Royal Bit of a loss as to what we should do with this game. Don't believe in wholesale changes after one result or dropping people for one poor performance, but that XI against Wednesday wasn't good at all.

Wonder if Boye will be in the running yet? Bench or straight in? And who for? Barrett presumably... although he was far from the worst of our front four.

Ideally I'd like to see:

........................Virginia^
..Yiadom, Miazga, Moore, Richards
...............Rinomhota, Swift*
Meite..... .........Olise...............Barrow
...................Novakovich

^can't justify dropping him for one soft performance, especially for Walker who was awful v Chelsea.
*Genuinely never thought I'd think Swift was our best partner for Rino. How awful is that.


Are you coming?


I am. Are you?

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