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TOTW: Ian Harte mucks up, Mega McCarthy and Brian joins Leeds

Tweets of the Week is back with a bumper edition! Catch up on all that's happened over the past fortnight with Mega McCarthy and Brian's move to Leeds, amongst other things. Get stuck in!

Mike Hewitt

We start with on-loan youngster Michael Hector coming up against Akinfenwa - notorious for his physical prescence.

<blockquote class="twitter-tweet"><p>This guy is a beast LOL 💪💪😞 made me feel small 😂😂😂 <a href="http://t.co/Wk4Y1TFTcW" title="http://instagram.com/p/Xt59WWloQ7/">instagram.com/p/Xt59WWloQ7/</a></p>&mdash; Michael Hector (@Big_Hec35) <a href="https://twitter.com/Big_Hec35/status/320099450263588865">April 5, 2013</a></blockquote>

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Adkins rubbed his own ego in the Mail.

<blockquote class="twitter-tweet"><p>Nigel Adkins tips <a href="https://twitter.com/search/%23saintsfc">#saintsfc</a> to finish in the top 10, but believes they would've done with him in charge: <a href="http://t.co/wnB8uFib5L" title="http://www.dailymail.co.uk/sport/football/article-2304130/Nigel-Adkins-says-kept-Southampton-Premier-League.html">dailymail.co.uk/sport/football…</a> <a href="https://twitter.com/search/%23readingfc">#readingfc</a></p>&mdash; Sam Cunningham (@samcunningham) <a href="https://twitter.com/samcunningham/status/320100424524906496">April 5, 2013</a></blockquote>

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We're treated to a special Reading version of #NorthKoreaFootballChants.

<blockquote class="twitter-tweet"><p>“@<a href="https://twitter.com/noah_haran">noah_haran</a>: <a href="https://twitter.com/search/%23NorthKoreaFootballChants">#NorthKoreaFootballChants</a> BIll Oddie, Bill Oddie, Radiation all over my body” @<a href="https://twitter.com/royalhoops">royalhoops</a></p>&mdash; Craig (@Craigo1871) <a href="https://twitter.com/Craigo1871/status/320137852736372736">April 5, 2013</a></blockquote>

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#AgainstModernFootball in the Southampton game.

<blockquote class="twitter-tweet"><p>If you're against modern football then you'd enjoy this Reading v Southampton game. Some real old-fashioned goalmouth scrambles going on.</p>&mdash; MirrorFootball (@MirrorFootball) <a href="https://twitter.com/MirrorFootball/status/320521375183937536">April 6, 2013</a></blockquote>

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Fate sealed?

<blockquote class="twitter-tweet"><p>Expecting a team worse than the 07/08 outfit to stay up was asking a lot. Repeating failure to strengthen sealed our fate long ago</p>&mdash; TheTilehurstEnd (@TheTilehurstEnd) <a href="https://twitter.com/TheTilehurstEnd/status/320536183715295232">April 6, 2013</a></blockquote>

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The bookies think so...

<blockquote class="twitter-tweet"><p>Those bookies are cheeky bastards!! <a href="https://twitter.com/search/%23readingfc">#readingfc</a> <a href="http://t.co/WUt8x8pbJc" title="http://twitter.com/RSwanny/status/320949561168363520/photo/1">twitter.com/RSwanny/status…</a></p>&mdash; Ryan 'RFC' Swann (@RSwanny) <a href="https://twitter.com/RSwanny/status/320949561168363520">April 7, 2013</a></blockquote>

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Adkins, the gent.

<blockquote class="twitter-tweet"><p>Adkins stood in the tunnel post match and shook the hand of every player in both teams. Nice touch. McAnuff looked inconsolable. Tough times</p>&mdash; Alison Bender (@alibendertv) <a href="https://twitter.com/alibendertv/status/320550527467409410">April 6, 2013</a></blockquote>

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The Voice is irritating Noel Hunt. Well, a certain Ms J, anyway.

<blockquote class="twitter-tweet"><p>I love "The Voice" but I'm sorry,Jessie Jay annoys the life out of me!!! Is it just me!?</p>&mdash; Noel Hunt (@boyhunt) <a href="https://twitter.com/boyhunt/status/320964250698915840">April 7, 2013</a></blockquote>

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FINANCES. Everyone loves finances.

<blockquote class="twitter-tweet"><p><a href="https://twitter.com/search/%23Championship">#Championship</a> largest profits on player sales made by Birmingham £22m, Southampton £12m, Burnley £9m, Reading £8m. <a href="http://t.co/V7LiwhNh4C" title="http://twitter.com/SwissRamble/status/321543838944608258/photo/1">twitter.com/SwissRamble/st…</a></p>&mdash; Swiss Ramble (@SwissRamble) <a href="https://twitter.com/SwissRamble/status/321543838944608258">April 9, 2013</a></blockquote>

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<blockquote class="twitter-tweet"><p><a href="https://twitter.com/search/%23Championship">#Championship</a> top wages West Ham £42m, Southampton £29m, Leicester £28m, Reading £27m, Birmingham £25m, Boro £22m. <a href="http://t.co/idtAUt0xeX" title="http://twitter.com/SwissRamble/status/321543969743974400/photo/1">twitter.com/SwissRamble/st…</a></p>&mdash; Swiss Ramble (@SwissRamble) <a href="https://twitter.com/SwissRamble/status/321543969743974400">April 9, 2013</a></blockquote>

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Who needs to bring back The Sig? We have a lookalike in our ranks already.

<blockquote class="twitter-tweet"><p>Do you wanna look anymore like Sigurdsson @<a href="https://twitter.com/chrisgunter16">chrisgunter16</a></p>&mdash; Jaydon Gibbs (@Jaydon_P_Gibbs) <a href="https://twitter.com/Jaydon_P_Gibbs/status/322428452894560256">April 11, 2013</a></blockquote>

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Brian finds a new job quickly.

<blockquote class="twitter-tweet"><p>Brian goes Leeds. Let the raid commence of our players in the summer</p>&mdash; John Madejski (@NotJohnMadejski) <a href="https://twitter.com/NotJohnMadejski/status/322712833844469761">April 12, 2013</a></blockquote>

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<blockquote class="twitter-tweet"><p>Leeds have a good manager in McDermott and presumably he'll now get access to the funds GFHC say they put aside to make the club a success.</p>&mdash; sportingintelligence (@sportingintel) <a href="https://twitter.com/sportingintel/status/322717347670548481">April 12, 2013</a></blockquote>

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<blockquote class="twitter-tweet"><p>Nice article, @<a href="https://twitter.com/nickhowson">nickhowson</a> &gt; McDermott's Tenure at Leeds Could Become a Trial : <a href="http://t.co/yOFtihiGX1" title="http://www.ibtimes.co.uk/articles/456032/20130411/leeds-united-brian-mcdermott-reading-gfh-capital.htm#.UWgdCL4ldHs.twitter">ibtimes.co.uk/articles/45603…</a> <a href="https://twitter.com/search/%23ReadingFC">#ReadingFC</a></p>&mdash; Steven Woodgate (@StevenWoodgate) <a href="https://twitter.com/StevenWoodgate/status/322721617090322432">April 12, 2013</a></blockquote>

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<blockquote class="twitter-tweet"><p>Apologies for my absence during the past week, I was busy trying to convince Brian not to go to Leeds... clearly I failed. <a href="https://twitter.com/search/%23lufc">#lufc</a> <a href="https://twitter.com/search/%23readingfc">#readingfc</a></p>&mdash; Anton Zingarevich (@NotAntonZinga) <a href="https://twitter.com/NotAntonZinga/status/322790082723581952">April 12, 2013</a></blockquote>

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Ian Harte... He doesn't think before he tweets.

<blockquote class="twitter-tweet"><p>All the best to Brian and Gibbo today.hope they can get 3pts for Leeds they have took over a fantastic club,with the best fans</p>&mdash; Ian Harte(@ianharte23) <a href="https://twitter.com/ianharte23/status/322989249538445313">April 13, 2013</a></blockquote>

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<blockquote class="twitter-tweet" data-conversation="none"><p>@<a href="https://twitter.com/ianharte23">ianharte23</a> @<a href="https://twitter.com/readingfc">readingfc</a> looking for a move back to @<a href="https://twitter.com/lufc">lufc</a> are you Ian? <a href="https://twitter.com/search/%23bestfans">#bestfans</a> <a href="https://twitter.com/search/%23ReadingFC">#ReadingFC</a> <a href="https://twitter.com/search/%23disrespectful">#disrespectful</a></p>&mdash; Owen Kilbane (@Owen_Kilbane) <a href="https://twitter.com/Owen_Kilbane/status/322996687570362368">April 13, 2013</a></blockquote>

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... nice save, Ian.

<blockquote class="twitter-tweet"><p>...obviously Reading fans are amazing too..! <a href="https://twitter.com/search/%23urzzzz">#urzzzz</a> <a href="https://twitter.com/search/%23readingfc">#readingfc</a></p>&mdash; Ian Harte(@ianharte23) <a href="https://twitter.com/ianharte23/status/323007537244930048">April 13, 2013</a></blockquote>

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The Scousers. Classy.

<blockquote class="twitter-tweet"><p>Liverpool fans showing utterly no class today. Anti Thatcher songs and banners, flares going off, other general explosions. Stay classy....</p>&mdash; TheTilehurstEnd (@TheTilehurstEnd) <a href="https://twitter.com/TheTilehurstEnd/status/323078429400510464">April 13, 2013</a></blockquote>

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Mega McCarthy saves Royals' skins.

<blockquote class="twitter-tweet"><p>Bloody hell this is the best goalkeeping display I've seen for ages from McCarthy</p>&mdash; Michael Cox (@Zonal_Marking) <a href="https://twitter.com/Zonal_Marking/status/323100490588123138">April 13, 2013</a></blockquote>

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<blockquote class="twitter-tweet"><p>Royals won't be in the Premier League next season, but on this performance and previous, McCarthy should be. Must be <a href="https://twitter.com/search/%23readingfc">#readingfc</a> No.1 now</p>&mdash; Jonny Fordham (@JonnyFordham) <a href="https://twitter.com/JonnyFordham/status/323099435133435905">April 13, 2013</a></blockquote>

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<blockquote class="twitter-tweet"><p>McCarthy for England! Best game for a goalkeeper I have seen in my life. Can't remember any performance as good as that one. <a href="https://twitter.com/search/%23URZZ">#URZZ</a></p>&mdash; Royals Rendezvous (@the1871club) <a href="https://twitter.com/the1871club/status/323101527021600768">April 13, 2013</a></blockquote>

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<blockquote class="twitter-tweet"><p>Must say fans were absolutely fantastic today!! Almost as good as England's future number 1 @<a href="https://twitter.com/alex_macca23">alex_macca23</a> 🔥🔥🔥🔥</p>&mdash; Adam Le Fondre (@A1F1E9) <a href="https://twitter.com/A1F1E9/status/323114963889688577">April 13, 2013</a></blockquote>

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<blockquote class="twitter-tweet"><p>Thanks for all your messages people much appreciated... So nice to be back playing again 😁 <a href="https://twitter.com/search/%23RFC">#RFC</a></p>&mdash; Alex McCarthy (@Alex_Macca23) <a href="https://twitter.com/Alex_Macca23/status/323127615345016832">April 13, 2013</a></blockquote>

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<blockquote class="twitter-tweet"><p>Big @<a href="https://twitter.com/alex_macca23">alex_macca23</a> was super today we need to build on this Point and keep the faith!!! Much love RFC fans xx il be in bed early tonight!!</p>&mdash; Noel Hunt (@boyhunt) <a href="https://twitter.com/boyhunt/status/323134348201185280">April 13, 2013</a></blockquote>

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<blockquote class="twitter-tweet"><p>A picture tells a thousand words @<a href="https://twitter.com/alex_macca23">alex_macca23</a> <a href="http://t.co/IbbalhLuI8" title="http://twitter.com/ReadingFC/status/323140622158557184/photo/1">twitter.com/ReadingFC/stat…</a></p>&mdash; Reading FC (@ReadingFC) <a href="https://twitter.com/ReadingFC/status/323140622158557184">April 13, 2013</a></blockquote>

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Robin Friday featured on Late Kick Off.

<blockquote class="twitter-tweet"><p>Tonight LKO features <a href="https://twitter.com/search/%23readingfc">#readingfc</a> legend Robin Friday - as famous for his antics off the field as he was on it: <a href="http://t.co/l6EJVJs3vE" title="http://www.bbc.co.uk/sport/0/football/22143694#asset">bbc.co.uk/sport/0/footba…</a></p>&mdash; Nabil Hassan (@NabilHassan79) <a href="https://twitter.com/NabilHassan79/status/323416047770288128">April 14, 2013</a></blockquote>

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Found Carrico. And made some chants.

<blockquote class="twitter-tweet"><p>Realised "Dan Carriço, Danny, Dan Carriço" fits in nicely to "John Salako, Johnny, John Salako", that's my pre season fun sorted. <a href="https://twitter.com/search/%23readingfc">#readingfc</a></p>&mdash; Carriçooooooooooooo (@maffff) <a href="https://twitter.com/maffff/status/323434248843436032">April 14, 2013</a></blockquote>

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<blockquote class="twitter-tweet" data-conversation="none"><p>@<a href="https://twitter.com/maffff">maffff</a> He went missing, for 3 months, Dan Carriço, Danny, Dan Carriço</p>&mdash; Ed Ryding (@Official_Rydum) <a href="https://twitter.com/Official_Rydum/status/323440322585710592">April 14, 2013</a></blockquote>

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<blockquote class="twitter-tweet" data-conversation="none"><p>@<a href="https://twitter.com/maffff">maffff</a> oh oh oh he's magic, you know, you'll never get past Carrico!</p>&mdash; Mark Robins (@MarkRobins89) <a href="https://twitter.com/MarkRobins89/status/323435278608003072">April 14, 2013</a></blockquote>

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Noel's addicted to Candy Crush. Aren't we all?

<blockquote class="twitter-tweet"><p>This might sound Terrible but I think I'm addicted to Candy Crush!! Going around my Facebook begging friends for a spare lives! <a href="https://twitter.com/search/%23embarrassed">#embarrassed</a></p>&mdash; Noel Hunt (@boyhunt) <a href="https://twitter.com/boyhunt/status/324991959179612160">April 18, 2013</a></blockquote>

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