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BUMPER TOTW: Alfie time, GTA V and #CentreBacksUnion

After a hectic few weeks for Hoops, we're back the night before the Birmingham game. What's been happening for the past 16 days? Catch up with the latest Tweets of the (two...) Week(s)!

Who needs #cerealquest when you have #centrebacksunion?
Who needs #cerealquest when you have #centrebacksunion?
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We begin almost two weeks ago, with winger Robson-Kanu having banter with our youngsters.

<blockquote class="twitter-tweet"><p>"<a href="https://twitter.com/DominicSamuel9">@DominicSamuel9</a>: Cosey weather πŸ˜πŸ‘Œ" Who you snuggling with mate.. <a href="https://twitter.com/gozie_ugwu9">@gozie_ugwu9</a> &amp; <a href="https://twitter.com/AaronTshibola8">@AaronTshibola8</a> ??? <a href="https://twitter.com/search?q=%23Leaveityeah&amp;src=hash">#Leaveityeah</a> haha</p>&mdash; Hal Robson-Kanu (@RobsonKanu) <a href="https://twitter.com/RobsonKanu/statuses/378526035857649664">September 13, 2013</a></blockquote>

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Pogrebnyak has come in for some stick. Again.

<blockquote class="twitter-tweet"><p><a href="https://twitter.com/search?q=%23ReadingFC&amp;src=hash">#ReadingFC</a> fans when Pogrebnyak finally scores. <a href="http://t.co/Mtq0m9TsUE">pic.twitter.com/Mtq0m9TsUE</a></p>&mdash; Fresh Reading (@Fresh_Reading) <a href="https://twitter.com/Fresh_Reading/statuses/378560331120791555">September 13, 2013</a></blockquote>

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<blockquote class="twitter-tweet"><p>PMSL RT <a href="https://twitter.com/RFCNeville">@RFCNeville</a>: <a href="https://twitter.com/search?q=%23%D1%81%D0%BA%D0%B0%D1%87%D0%B0%D1%82%D1%8C&amp;src=hash">#ΡΠΊΠ°Ρ‡Π°Ρ‚ΡŒ</a> is trending,does it translate into &quot;F*** OFF POGREBNYAK&quot; by any chance? <a href="https://twitter.com/search?q=%23readingfc&amp;src=hash">#readingfc</a></p>&mdash; ajb1871 (@RDG1871) <a href="https://twitter.com/RDG1871/statuses/379594907175772161">September 16, 2013</a></blockquote>

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Twitter erupted with rumours that Shlong would be returning to the Royals. These tweets didn't help matters.

<blockquote class="twitter-tweet"><p><a href="https://twitter.com/JemKaracan4">@JemKaracan4</a> πŸ˜‚πŸ˜‚πŸ˜‚ miss you too pal! Need a catch up soon ledge! <a href="http://t.co/2oN6rfdO7F">pic.twitter.com/2oN6rfdO7F</a></p>&mdash; shane long (@Shanelong009) <a href="https://twitter.com/Shanelong009/statuses/378582845452996608">September 13, 2013</a></blockquote>

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<blockquote class="twitter-tweet"><p>"<a href="https://twitter.com/NotJohnMadejski">@NotJohnMadejski</a>: <a href="https://twitter.com/SkySportsNews">@SkySportsNews</a>: Sky Sources: Shane Long to complete a loan deal to former club Reading by Monday&quot; <a href="http://t.co/cz9i6EwxAx">pic.twitter.com/cz9i6EwxAx</a></p>&mdash; (@R4WE) <a href="https://twitter.com/R4WE/statuses/378928250980139008">September 14, 2013</a></blockquote>

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Former Royal Jimmy Boubou Kebe hasn't changed that much since he left to join Palace.

<blockquote class="twitter-tweet"><p>Jimmy Kebe hasn&#39;t changed, darting run and then falls over the ball. <a href="https://twitter.com/search?q=%23readingfc&amp;src=hash">#readingfc</a> <a href="https://twitter.com/search?q=%23cpfc&amp;src=hash">#cpfc</a></p>&mdash; Jamie Dubber (@DubberJamie) <a href="https://twitter.com/DubberJamie/statuses/378871810521317377">September 14, 2013</a></blockquote>

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Reading had a great weekend a couple of weekends ago - a host of former Royals found the net.

<blockquote class="twitter-tweet"><p><a href="https://twitter.com/search?q=%23ReadingFC&amp;src=hash">#ReadingFC</a> scorers today: Austin, Sigurdsson, Golbourne, Mullins, Sidwell, Cox, Mooney, Chadwick, Doyle, Kitson. And Soares born in Reading!</p>&mdash; TheTilehurstEnd (@TheTilehurstEnd) <a href="https://twitter.com/TheTilehurstEnd/statuses/378903063332782080">September 14, 2013</a></blockquote>

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<blockquote class="twitter-tweet"><p>Just checked and can confirm that Clovis Kamdjo did start his career at Reading. If you count Austin 15 <a href="https://twitter.com/search?q=%23exreadingwatch&amp;src=hash">#exreadingwatch</a> scored <a href="https://twitter.com/search?q=%23ReadingFC&amp;src=hash">#ReadingFC</a></p>&mdash; Nick Houlton (@Houlton11) <a href="https://twitter.com/Houlton11/statuses/378912882794430464">September 14, 2013</a></blockquote>

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Twit-lebrity Stephen Fry doesn't like former Royal Gylfi Sigurdsson after he scored twice against Norwich.

<blockquote class="twitter-tweet"><p>Damn you, Sigurdsson … grrrr <a href="https://twitter.com/search?q=%23OTBC&amp;src=hash">#OTBC</a> <a href="https://twitter.com/search?q=%23NCFC&amp;src=hash">#NCFC</a></p>&mdash; Stephen Fry (@stephenfry) <a href="https://twitter.com/stephenfry/statuses/378907301090177024">September 14, 2013</a></blockquote>

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Reality check for our favourite flair player...

<blockquote class="twitter-tweet"><p>5 years ago, Royston Drenthe was playing alongside Raul, Robben &amp; van Nistelrooy, He now plays alongside Guthrie, Kebe &amp; Jason Roberts,</p>&mdash; Eliz Giancola (@GiancolamyoEliz) <a href="https://twitter.com/GiancolamyoEliz/statuses/379262100503543808">September 15, 2013</a></blockquote>

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Self explanatory...

<blockquote class="twitter-tweet"><p>RIP DOM shirts worn today by RFC team in dedication to Dom Wilkinson..worked at the Club and was a friend to me and part of our RFC family..</p>&mdash; Jason Roberts (@JasonRoberts30) <a href="https://twitter.com/JasonRoberts30/statuses/379302498995281920">September 15, 2013</a></blockquote>

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<blockquote class="twitter-tweet"><p>RIP Dom.wilkinson ... Thoughts are with your family ❀ <a href="http://t.co/cckunToqCq">pic.twitter.com/cckunToqCq</a></p>&mdash; sean morrison (@seanmorrison_91) <a href="https://twitter.com/seanmorrison_91/statuses/379267407795478529">September 15, 2013</a></blockquote>

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Since our last TOTW, GTAV has come out.

<blockquote class="twitter-tweet"><p>Only just found out my GTA Has been delivered to my house HA! 😎</p>&mdash; Doms (@DominicSamuel9) <a href="https://twitter.com/DominicSamuel9/statuses/379731331942735872">September 16, 2013</a></blockquote>

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<blockquote class="twitter-tweet"><p>Today is the day when girlfriends are put away for another couple of months πŸ˜‚ <a href="https://twitter.com/search?q=%23GTA&amp;src=hash">#GTA</a></p>&mdash; Liam Kelly⚽ (@L_Kelly95) <a href="https://twitter.com/L_Kelly95/statuses/379868309346586624">September 17, 2013</a></blockquote>

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<blockquote class="twitter-tweet"><p>β€œ<a href="https://twitter.com/MarvinNMorgan">@MarvinNMorgan</a>: &quot; Just hold on, we&#39;re going home &quot; <a href="https://twitter.com/search?q=%23DrakesVoice&amp;src=hash">#DrakesVoice</a> <a href="https://twitter.com/search?q=%23GTAV&amp;src=hash">#GTAV</a> <a href="https://twitter.com/search?q=%23PS3&amp;src=hash">#PS3</a> <a href="http://t.co/TCF0uH7zz9">pic.twitter.com/TCF0uH7zz9</a>β€πŸ˜‚πŸ˜‚πŸ˜‚</p>&mdash; Adam Le Fondre (@A1F1E9) <a href="https://twitter.com/A1F1E9/statuses/379973609336610816">September 17, 2013</a></blockquote>

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<blockquote class="twitter-tweet"><p>GTA all day for me today</p>&mdash; Nick Arnold (@narnold10) <a href="https://twitter.com/narnold10/statuses/380238210900975616">September 18, 2013</a></blockquote>

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#CentreBacksUnion

<blockquote class="twitter-tweet"><p>β€œ<a href="https://twitter.com/ReadingFC">@ReadingFC</a>: What&#39;s going on here after Alfie&#39;s goal? <a href="https://twitter.com/search?q=%23centrebackdance&amp;src=hash">#centrebackdance</a> <a href="https://twitter.com/seanmorrison_91">@seanmorrison_91</a> <a href="http://t.co/7OmQEG2OiI">pic.twitter.com/7OmQEG2OiI</a>” <a href="https://twitter.com/search?q=%23centreBacksUnion&amp;src=hash">#centreBacksUnion</a> β€πŸ˜‚πŸ’ƒ</p>&mdash; sean morrison (@seanmorrison_91) <a href="https://twitter.com/seanmorrison_91/statuses/380603232185483264">September 19, 2013</a></blockquote>

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<blockquote class="twitter-tweet"><p>Even dressing the same at training... <a href="https://twitter.com/seanmorrison_91">@seanmorrison_91</a> <a href="https://twitter.com/search?q=%23centrebacksunion&amp;src=hash">#centrebacksunion</a> <a href="https://twitter.com/search?q=%23blockheads&amp;src=hash">#blockheads</a> <a href="http://t.co/fnTxNS0hjG">pic.twitter.com/fnTxNS0hjG</a></p>&mdash; Jason Roberts (@JasonRoberts30) <a href="https://twitter.com/JasonRoberts30/statuses/380071164397113344">September 17, 2013</a></blockquote>

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Well, this is SHOCKING.

<blockquote class="twitter-tweet"><p>Momo Sissoko will not be joining <a href="https://twitter.com/search?q=%23readingfc&amp;src=hash">#readingfc</a></p>&mdash; Charles Watts (@charles_watts) <a href="https://twitter.com/charles_watts/statuses/380239457536180224">September 18, 2013</a></blockquote>

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Hartey returned (briefly).

<blockquote class="twitter-tweet"><p>Looking forward to the game tonight! Hope Brian McDermott gets a fantastic reception for what he did for reading.</p>&mdash; Ian Harte (@ianharte23) <a href="https://twitter.com/ianharte23/statuses/380310885262450688">September 18, 2013</a></blockquote>

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Football friends.

<blockquote class="twitter-tweet"><p>Nigel Adkins has a mate. <a href="http://t.co/SuQtiJuKZZ">pic.twitter.com/SuQtiJuKZZ</a></p>&mdash; Eamo (@EamoV1) <a href="https://twitter.com/EamoV1/statuses/380411694024884224">September 18, 2013</a></blockquote>

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Not a nice stat.

<blockquote class="twitter-tweet"><p>If you include the Oman game, it&#39;s now been about seven and a half hours since <a href="https://twitter.com/search?q=%23readingfc&amp;src=hash">#readingfc</a> scored from open play</p>&mdash; Charles Watts (@charles_watts) <a href="https://twitter.com/charles_watts/statuses/380431468394446848">September 18, 2013</a></blockquote>

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ALFIE TIME.

<blockquote class="twitter-tweet"><p>Seeing ALF score in the last seconds of the game must have brought back some great memories for McDermott <a href="https://twitter.com/search?q=%23readingfc&amp;src=hash">#readingfc</a> <a href="https://twitter.com/search?q=%23LUFC&amp;src=hash">#LUFC</a></p>&mdash; Robin Hinton (@MrRHinton) <a href="https://twitter.com/MrRHinton/statuses/380438329646252032">September 18, 2013</a></blockquote>

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<blockquote class="twitter-tweet"><p>One fact still remains ... Leeds have amazing away support ... Just glad so many were there for that kick between the legs πŸ˜‚πŸ˜‚πŸ˜‚</p>&mdash; Sean Buckett (@BuckettRFC) <a href="https://twitter.com/BuckettRFC/statuses/380442419101433856">September 18, 2013</a></blockquote>

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<blockquote class="twitter-tweet"><p>Lightning strikes twice... <a href="https://twitter.com/A1F1E9">@A1F1E9</a> <a href="http://t.co/Sqh6ZBmm7h">pic.twitter.com/Sqh6ZBmm7h</a></p>&mdash; Reading FC (@ReadingFC) <a href="https://twitter.com/ReadingFC/statuses/380458999507742720">September 18, 2013</a></blockquote>

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<blockquote class="twitter-tweet"><p><a href="https://twitter.com/HopeAkpan">@HopeAkpan</a> I told you lad before the free kick block my man an il score 😎😎😎😘πŸ”₯⚽</p>&mdash; Adam Le Fondre (@A1F1E9) <a href="https://twitter.com/A1F1E9/statuses/380462432583704576">September 18, 2013</a></blockquote>

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Reality.

<blockquote class="twitter-tweet"><p>After all the bitching and moaning about Adkins, 7th, 5 points off the top, 3 clean sheets in a row and one defeat. Perspective. <a href="https://twitter.com/search?q=%23readingfc&amp;src=hash">#readingfc</a></p>&mdash; Martyn Coffey (@Elnino2201) <a href="https://twitter.com/Elnino2201/statuses/380440460680261632">September 18, 2013</a></blockquote>

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Karacan injured for a long time. Blow.

<blockquote class="twitter-tweet"><p>Nigel Adkins said Jem Karacan&#39;s injury &#39;looks serious and we will look after him because he&#39;s one of our own.&#39;</p>&mdash; Reading FC (@ReadingFC) <a href="https://twitter.com/ReadingFC/statuses/380442340156243969">September 18, 2013</a></blockquote>

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#BerkshireNeymar gets his first start!

<blockquote class="twitter-tweet"><p><a href="https://twitter.com/JordanObita">@JordanObita</a> good luck today on your 1st start lad</p>&mdash; Danny Simpson (@dannysimpson) <a href="https://twitter.com/dannysimpson/statuses/381393966438313984">September 21, 2013</a></blockquote>

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<blockquote class="twitter-tweet"><p>Good luck <a href="https://twitter.com/JordanObita">@JordanObita</a> , well happy your getting a chance, play with no fear and express yourself <a href="https://twitter.com/search?q=%23talent&amp;src=hash">#talent</a> <a href="https://twitter.com/search?q=%23risingstar&amp;src=hash">#risingstar</a> <a href="https://twitter.com/search?q=%23readingfc&amp;src=hash">#readingfc</a></p>&mdash; Ben Chaffey (@benchaffey) <a href="https://twitter.com/benchaffey/statuses/381395426517483520">September 21, 2013</a></blockquote>

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Reading fans are in for a treat this season...

<blockquote class="twitter-tweet"><p><a href="https://twitter.com/search?q=%23BerkshireNeymar&amp;src=hash">#BerkshireNeymar</a> and <a href="https://twitter.com/search?q=%23Bairdinho&amp;src=hash">#Bairdinho</a> in one game... <a href="https://twitter.com/search?q=%23treat&amp;src=hash">#treat</a> <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/381404299550785537">September 21, 2013</a></blockquote>

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David Luiz Who?

<blockquote class="twitter-tweet"><p>David Luiz is just a poor mans <a href="https://twitter.com/Aaron_Kuhl">@Aaron_Kuhl</a> <a href="https://twitter.com/search?q=%23ReadingFC&amp;src=hash">#ReadingFC</a></p>&mdash; Luke Le Gibbs (@gibbsey517) <a href="https://twitter.com/gibbsey517/statuses/382624425260384256">September 24, 2013</a></blockquote>

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FINALLY.

<blockquote class="twitter-tweet"><p>CONFIRMED: Royals sign <a href="https://twitter.com/billysharp10">@billysharp10</a> on emergency loan deal <a href="http://t.co/ifRXBdZs4o">http://t.co/ifRXBdZs4o</a> <a href="https://twitter.com/search?q=%23BuildEvolveSucceed&amp;src=hash">#BuildEvolveSucceed</a></p>&mdash; Reading FC (@ReadingFC) <a href="https://twitter.com/ReadingFC/statuses/383182739056246784">September 26, 2013</a></blockquote>

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<blockquote class="twitter-tweet"><p>Thanks for all the good luck messages,delighted to join <a href="https://twitter.com/ReadingFC">@ReadingFC</a> looking forward to the challenge ⚽</p>&mdash; billy sharp (@billysharp10) <a href="https://twitter.com/billysharp10/statuses/383260063710068736">September 26, 2013</a></blockquote>

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INSTAGRAM COINCI-DINK.

<blockquote class="twitter-tweet"><p>Just went to follow <a href="https://twitter.com/ReadingFC">@ReadingFC</a> on Instagram but I just can because they&#39;re on 1871 <a href="https://twitter.com/search?q=%23URRRZZZ&amp;src=hash">#URRRZZZ</a> <a href="http://t.co/5R40IAb2se">pic.twitter.com/5R40IAb2se</a></p>&mdash; Paul Jones (@paulfjones) <a href="https://twitter.com/paulfjones/statuses/383207537740247041">September 26, 2013</a></blockquote>

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Bye.