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TOTW: Onesie magic, Morro out, Long > Messi

Bumper edition of TOTW (because Hoops is a slacker), so brace yourselves for HEAPS of tweets.

Long. Made in Reading.
Long. Made in Reading.
Michael Regan

Nick Arnold has some hefty admiration for Flampard.

<blockquote class="twitter-tweet" lang="en"><p>Frank lampards dad is presenting him with his 100th cap tonight ... That&#39;s so worldy what a honour</p>&mdash; Nick Arnold (@narnold10) <a href="https://twitter.com/narnold10/statuses/401259646545305600">November 15, 2013</a></blockquote>

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Blast from the past.

<blockquote class="twitter-tweet" lang="en"><p>PHOTO: Jimmy Quinn - became our record international caps holder with Northern Ireland in 1994. <a href="http://t.co/kTmCCJ9J6s">pic.twitter.com/kTmCCJ9J6s</a></p>&mdash; Reading FC (@ReadingFC) <a href="https://twitter.com/ReadingFC/statuses/401385038782013440">November 15, 2013</a></blockquote>

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<blockquote class="twitter-tweet" lang="en"><p>PHOTO: Former Royals captain <a href="https://twitter.com/willow1871">@willow1871</a> representing Wales. We love the curtains. <a href="https://twitter.com/search?q=%23nineties&amp;src=hash">#nineties</a> <a href="http://t.co/d29Zy4fKPW">pic.twitter.com/d29Zy4fKPW</a></p>&mdash; Reading FC (@ReadingFC) <a href="https://twitter.com/ReadingFC/statuses/401390849113616384">November 15, 2013</a></blockquote>

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<blockquote class="twitter-tweet" lang="en"><p>PHOTO: Continuing our day of internationals - M.U.R.T.Y represents Scotland in 2003! <a href="https://twitter.com/GraemeMurty">@GraemeMurty</a> <a href="http://t.co/ta16DNRlt5">pic.twitter.com/ta16DNRlt5</a></p>&mdash; Reading FC (@ReadingFC) <a href="https://twitter.com/ReadingFC/statuses/401399497198014464">November 15, 2013</a></blockquote>

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Akpan is a Snapchat extraordinaire...

<blockquote class="twitter-tweet" lang="en"><p>WHEN YOU GET CAUGHT SNAPCHATTING IN PUBLIC πŸ˜©πŸ˜‚πŸ˜‘πŸ˜‚πŸ˜“ <a href="http://t.co/FCXW6OLe2W">pic.twitter.com/FCXW6OLe2W</a></p>&mdash; Hope Akpan (@HopeAkpan) <a href="https://twitter.com/HopeAkpan/statuses/401387793135730689">November 15, 2013</a></blockquote>

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Taylor is loaned. For a day. (Maybe two.)

<blockquote class="twitter-tweet" lang="en"><p>Royals goalkeeper Stuart Taylor has signed for Yeovil Town on an initial one month loan deal: <a href="http://t.co/rrf9d3epyx">http://t.co/rrf9d3epyx</a></p>&mdash; Reading FC (@ReadingFC) <a href="https://twitter.com/ReadingFC/statuses/402390021656686592">November 18, 2013</a></blockquote>

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<blockquote class="twitter-tweet" lang="en"><p>Stuart Taylor cites personal reasons for his return to <a href="https://twitter.com/search?q=%23ReadingFC&amp;src=hash">#ReadingFC</a>. He didn&#39;t like being first choice.</p>&mdash; Royal Hoops (@RoyalHoops) <a href="https://twitter.com/RoyalHoops/statuses/403149628075675648">November 20, 2013</a></blockquote>

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Liam Kelly. Pro.

<blockquote class="twitter-tweet" lang="en"><p>Academy star <a href="https://twitter.com/L_Kelly95">@L_Kelly95</a> has signed his first professional contract with the Royals. Full story: <a href="http://t.co/yV3OY69MqL">http://t.co/yV3OY69MqL</a></p>&mdash; Reading FC (@ReadingFC) <a href="https://twitter.com/ReadingFC/statuses/402800318477398016">November 19, 2013</a></blockquote>

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*TRANSFER RUMOUR KLAXON*

<blockquote class="twitter-tweet" lang="en"><p>Sounds like <a href="https://twitter.com/search?q=%23readingfc&amp;src=hash">#readingfc</a> are after <a href="https://twitter.com/jackcork1">@jackcork1</a>. Won&#39;t be short of offers if <a href="https://twitter.com/search?q=%23saintsfc&amp;src=hash">#saintsfc</a> let him move on. Might explain delay on Baird contract.</p>&mdash; Matthew (@maffff) <a href="https://twitter.com/maffff/statuses/402835652120567809">November 19, 2013</a></blockquote>

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Morro can't handle Joey Essex on I'm A Celeb.

<blockquote class="twitter-tweet" lang="en"><p>Nah I can&#39;t handle this dude anymore πŸ˜‚πŸ˜‚πŸ˜‚πŸ˜‚ crabs cutting his barnet ?! Is he for real?! πŸ™ˆπŸ™ˆ</p>&mdash; sean morrison (@seanmorrison_91) <a href="https://twitter.com/seanmorrison_91/statuses/403272821549588480">November 20, 2013</a></blockquote>

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Whilst on the subject of handling things, many fans can't handle the magic of the onesie.

<blockquote class="twitter-tweet" lang="en"><p>Onesies will be available from 10am at the Oracle Store on Friday – Sizes large Boys, Small/Medium and Large/XL Adult <a href="http://t.co/zeBEDpQUug">pic.twitter.com/zeBEDpQUug</a></p>&mdash; Reading FC (@ReadingFC) <a href="https://twitter.com/ReadingFC/statuses/403544769579597824">November 21, 2013</a></blockquote>

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Meanwhile, some fans still aren't fans of Legs.

<blockquote class="twitter-tweet" lang="en"><p>Leigertwood is coming....</p>&mdash; Dan (@Jones1871) <a href="https://twitter.com/Jones1871/statuses/403826929855660032">November 22, 2013</a></blockquote>

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<blockquote class="twitter-tweet" lang="en"><p>It was good while it lasted</p>&mdash; Dan (@Jones1871) <a href="https://twitter.com/Jones1871/statuses/403826974973755392">November 22, 2013</a></blockquote>

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Onesie magic couldn't protect Morro from getting injured. Sad face.

<blockquote class="twitter-tweet" lang="en"><p>Devastated to not be up north with the lads! Injured in training last week! ... Bring back a big 3 points boys! β€οΈπŸ™Œ <a href="https://twitter.com/ReadingFC">@ReadingFC</a></p>&mdash; sean morrison (@seanmorrison_91) <a href="https://twitter.com/seanmorrison_91/statuses/404251651726639104">November 23, 2013</a></blockquote>

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<blockquote class="twitter-tweet" lang="en"><p>Morrison out for several weeks with a knee injury πŸ˜₯</p>&mdash; Dominique Gilbert (@dom_gilbert) <a href="https://twitter.com/dom_gilbert/statuses/404252332441219072">November 23, 2013</a></blockquote>

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<blockquote class="twitter-tweet" lang="en"><p>No operation needed as first thought πŸ˜“... But not going to be back until after new year! Gutted! ... But looking at the positives! πŸ‘πŸ”₯</p>&mdash; sean morrison (@seanmorrison_91) <a href="https://twitter.com/seanmorrison_91/statuses/405311303449067520">November 26, 2013</a></blockquote>

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*PENALTY CLAIM KLAXON*

<blockquote class="twitter-tweet" lang="en"><p>Penalty or no penalty? This should clear it up - watch the challenge on Chris Gunter: <a href="http://t.co/ltVODilXIE">http://t.co/ltVODilXIE</a> <a href="https://twitter.com/OneRovers">@OneRovers</a></p>&mdash; Reading FC (@ReadingFC) <a href="https://twitter.com/ReadingFC/statuses/404697114678022144">November 24, 2013</a></blockquote>

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Former Royal Shane Long scores two superb goals for West Brom.

<blockquote class="twitter-tweet" lang="en"><p>Touch of the season from Shane Long.</p>&mdash; Tom Williams (@tomwfootball) <a href="https://twitter.com/tomwfootball/statuses/405064670878253056">November 25, 2013</a></blockquote>

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<blockquote class="twitter-tweet" lang="en"><p>That is a truly sensational touch and finish from Shane Long <a href="https://twitter.com/search?q=%23Slippers&amp;src=hash">#Slippers</a></p>&mdash; Dan Walker (@mrdanwalker) <a href="https://twitter.com/mrdanwalker/statuses/405064693670113282">November 25, 2013</a></blockquote>

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<blockquote class="twitter-tweet" lang="en"><p>Hardest thing to do in football made look ridiculously easy by Shane Long - plucking a ball out the air that&#39;s come over your own shoulder.</p>&mdash; Nick Levett (@nlevett) <a href="https://twitter.com/nlevett/statuses/405064773412614144">November 25, 2013</a></blockquote>

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<blockquote class="twitter-tweet" lang="en"><p>Long &gt; Messi.</p>&mdash; Tom Williams (@tomwfootball) <a href="https://twitter.com/tomwfootball/statuses/405066431739359232">November 25, 2013</a></blockquote>

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<blockquote class="twitter-tweet" lang="en"><p>That one wasn&#39;t bad either. Same bloke and this time he opts for the dink of death. 2 nil <a href="https://twitter.com/search?q=%23WBA&amp;src=hash">#WBA</a> both from Long.</p>&mdash; Dan Walker (@mrdanwalker) <a href="https://twitter.com/mrdanwalker/statuses/405066534541742081">November 25, 2013</a></blockquote>

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<blockquote class="twitter-tweet" lang="en"><p>A fit and in form Shane Long is such a dangerous player...</p>&mdash; John Cross (@johncrossmirror) <a href="https://twitter.com/johncrossmirror/statuses/405067804950683648">November 25, 2013</a></blockquote>

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<blockquote class="twitter-tweet" lang="en"><p>I bloody miss Shane Long! <a href="https://twitter.com/search?q=%23readingfc&amp;src=hash">#readingfc</a></p>&mdash; Anthony Dunn (@amfermy) <a href="https://twitter.com/amfermy/statuses/405066573188435968">November 25, 2013</a></blockquote>

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Whilst on the subject of former Royals...

<blockquote class="twitter-tweet" lang="en"><p>Happy to see the Bro come into the 21 century and get himself on Twitter!!! <a href="https://twitter.com/stephenhunt1010">@stephenhunt1010</a> I&#39;m sure <a href="https://twitter.com/kdkilbane77">@kdkilbane77</a> will show him the ropes!</p>&mdash; Noel Hunt (@boyhunt) <a href="https://twitter.com/boyhunt/statuses/405093813137707008">November 25, 2013</a></blockquote>

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5pm tomorrow, Hammond...

<blockquote class="twitter-tweet" lang="en"><p>Hammond, you have until 5pm tomorrow to bring in defensive cover. Do you accept this mission? <a href="https://twitter.com/search?q=%23readingfc&amp;src=hash">#readingfc</a></p>&mdash; Royal Hoops (@RoyalHoops) <a href="https://twitter.com/RoyalHoops/statuses/405647346039787520">November 27, 2013</a></blockquote>

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<blockquote class="twitter-tweet" lang="en"><p><a href="https://twitter.com/RoyalHoops">@RoyalHoops</a> Warning: this Director of Football will self destruct during the next transfer window</p>&mdash; Simeon F.W. Pickup (@BucksRoyal) <a href="https://twitter.com/BucksRoyal/statuses/405671787091881985">November 27, 2013</a></blockquote>

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Big Hec joins the onesie magic.

<blockquote class="twitter-tweet" lang="en"><p>In my <a href="https://twitter.com/AberdeenFC">@AberdeenFC</a> onesie yesterday πŸ˜‚πŸ˜‚πŸ”₯πŸ”₯ who said I can&#39;t pull it off ☝️☝️ &#10; &#10;See who can do better πŸ“·πŸ‘€πŸ˜‚ <a href="http://t.co/FYnZ9rsXEO">pic.twitter.com/FYnZ9rsXEO</a></p>&mdash; Michael Hector (@Big_Hec35) <a href="https://twitter.com/Big_Hec35/statuses/405739260210593792">November 27, 2013</a></blockquote>

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ZING(A)!

<blockquote class="twitter-tweet" lang="en"><p>They asked AZ to dip into the loan market so he picked up his phone and called Daddy.&#10;<a href="https://twitter.com/search?q=%23SJMgags&amp;src=hash">#SJMgags</a>&#10;<a href="https://twitter.com/search?q=%23ReadingFC&amp;src=hash">#ReadingFC</a></p>&mdash; Loyal Royal (@RoyalstilIdie) <a href="https://twitter.com/RoyalstilIdie/statuses/405741106983620608">November 27, 2013</a></blockquote>

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