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TOTW: Poor Huddersfield, Youth draw & disproved rumours

After an average-at-best performance against Huddersfield, Hoops brings you some of the best tweets from the past week.

Adam Clayton impressed at the Mad Stad
Adam Clayton impressed at the Mad Stad
Matthew Lewis

We'll begin with the great news that Rob Dickie made it in to the England U18 squad.

<blockquote class="twitter-tweet" lang="en"><p>Well done to <a href="https://twitter.com/RobDickie96">@RobDickie96</a> for making it into the England U18s! Buzzing for him! <a href="https://twitter.com/search?q=%23futurestar&amp;src=hash">#futurestar</a></p>&mdash; Aaron Kuhl (@Aaron_Kuhl) <a href="https://twitter.com/Aaron_Kuhl/statuses/448858404787089408">March 26, 2014</a></blockquote>

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Then we move on to the wonderful Simon Cup anniversary.

<blockquote class="twitter-tweet" lang="en"><p><a href="https://twitter.com/OldRoyalsStuff">@OldRoyalsStuff</a> <a href="https://twitter.com/ReadingGuide">@ReadingGuide</a> <a href="https://twitter.com/ReadingFC">@ReadingFC</a> 26 years ago today... <a href="http://t.co/MNAb4FS8W4">pic.twitter.com/MNAb4FS8W4</a></p>&mdash; Chris Lee (@cribsie) <a href="https://twitter.com/cribsie/statuses/448996428719718400">March 27, 2014</a></blockquote>

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<blockquote class="twitter-tweet" lang="en"><p>This is what happened 26 years ago <a href="https://twitter.com/search?q=%23simodcup&amp;src=hash">#simodcup</a> <a href="https://twitter.com/search?q=%23readingfc&amp;src=hash">#readingfc</a> Give our winners a RT........... <a href="http://t.co/lUAnoDuBqS">pic.twitter.com/lUAnoDuBqS</a></p>&mdash; Radio210 (@Royaltypoints) <a href="https://twitter.com/Royaltypoints/statuses/449173573123723264">March 27, 2014</a></blockquote>

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Whilst the Chronicle publish an apology over their ridiculous front page #HooliHoops error.

<blockquote class="twitter-tweet" lang="en"><p>Hillsborough slur newspaper carries front page apology as editor &#39;is suspended&#39; <a href="http://t.co/gWnnrYhG5q">http://t.co/gWnnrYhG5q</a></p>&mdash; Liverpool Echo (@LivEchonews) <a href="https://twitter.com/LivEchonews/statuses/449108606751760386">March 27, 2014</a></blockquote>

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Meanwhile, on the transfer front...

<blockquote class="twitter-tweet" lang="en"><p>I asked Adkins if there was any chance of a loan deal being done before this evening&#39;s deadline. He laughed. <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/449208363386433536">March 27, 2014</a></blockquote>

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Terrible home form continues.

<blockquote class="twitter-tweet" lang="en"><p>FULL TIME! Reading 1-1 Huddersfield. The Royals have to settle for a point. Still in sixth after results elsewhere it seems.</p>&mdash; Reading FC (@ReadingFC) <a href="https://twitter.com/ReadingFC/statuses/449953535950848000">March 29, 2014</a></blockquote>

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<blockquote class="twitter-tweet" lang="en"><p>Going nowhere and lucky to get a point nearly 10 hours without a goal in open play at home <a href="https://twitter.com/search?q=%23readingfc&amp;src=hash">#readingfc</a></p>&mdash; The Tilehurst End (@TheTilehurstEnd) <a href="https://twitter.com/TheTilehurstEnd/statuses/449953952625602560">March 29, 2014</a></blockquote>

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<blockquote class="twitter-tweet" lang="en"><p>&quot;Reading have now won just two of their last 11 home games&quot; <a href="https://twitter.com/search?q=%23ReadingFC&amp;src=hash">#ReadingFC</a> What a horrible stat that is. Wasn&#39;t even that bad last season.</p>&mdash; Alex Everson (@Readingfanman) <a href="https://twitter.com/Readingfanman/statuses/450055440437891072">March 29, 2014</a></blockquote>

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*NEW AFRICAN FAN KLAXON*

<blockquote class="twitter-tweet" lang="en"><p><a href="https://twitter.com/ReadingFC">@ReadingFC</a> You have a new fan in The Gambia, the smallest nation on the African continent! <a href="http://t.co/ELawn1YIEz">pic.twitter.com/ELawn1YIEz</a></p>&mdash; Andover College (@Andovercollege) <a href="https://twitter.com/Andovercollege/statuses/450561217229123585">March 31, 2014</a></blockquote>

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McDermott still being paid £800k p/w? Nonsense.

<blockquote class="twitter-tweet" lang="en"><p>Massimo Cellino&#39;s claims that Brian McDermott is still being paid by <a href="https://twitter.com/search?q=%23ReadingFC&amp;src=hash">#ReadingFC</a> are not true <a href="http://t.co/VfSV1DSdfX">http://t.co/VfSV1DSdfX</a></p>&mdash; Charles Watts (@charles_watts) <a href="https://twitter.com/charles_watts/statuses/450910859431542784">April 1, 2014</a></blockquote>

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Youth game excitement.

<blockquote class="twitter-tweet" lang="en"><p>Hope to see a lot of people at the youth cup game tonight to show support <a href="https://twitter.com/search?q=%23readingfc&amp;src=hash">#readingfc</a></p>&mdash; Doms (@DominicSamuel9) <a href="https://twitter.com/DominicSamuel9/statuses/451013915359838208">April 1, 2014</a></blockquote>

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<blockquote class="twitter-tweet" lang="en"><p>Let me get myself ready to go watch reading 👏, real ballers on show tonight <a href="https://twitter.com/search?q=%23readingfc&amp;src=hash">#readingfc</a></p>&mdash; Doms (@DominicSamuel9) <a href="https://twitter.com/DominicSamuel9/statuses/451049068316602369">April 1, 2014</a></blockquote>

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<blockquote class="twitter-tweet" lang="en"><p>Glorious evening for the FA Youth Cup semi-final. Follow the action here <a href="https://twitter.com/search?q=%23readingfc&amp;src=hash">#readingfc</a> <a href="http://t.co/TQEIVsHfAm">http://t.co/TQEIVsHfAm</a> <a href="http://t.co/HckvuZlXgp">pic.twitter.com/HckvuZlXgp</a></p>&mdash; Charles Watts (@charles_watts) <a href="https://twitter.com/charles_watts/statuses/451050586163933184">April 1, 2014</a></blockquote>

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<blockquote class="twitter-tweet" lang="en"><p>Result from tonight&#39;s <a href="https://twitter.com/search?q=%23FAYouthCup&amp;src=hash">#FAYouthCup</a> Semi-Final first leg: Reading 2-2 Fulham</p>&mdash; The FA (@FA) <a href="https://twitter.com/FA/statuses/451097049711509504">April 1, 2014</a></blockquote>

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<blockquote class="twitter-tweet" lang="en"><p><a href="https://twitter.com/ReadingFC">@ReadingFC</a> would of given <a href="https://twitter.com/FCBayern">@FCBayern</a> a good run for there money</p>&mdash; Conor Wilson (@ConorWilson7) <a href="https://twitter.com/ConorWilson7/statuses/451098520645566464">April 1, 2014</a></blockquote>

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<blockquote class="twitter-tweet" lang="en"><p>Tough one to take for the youth lads tonight. Big opportunity missed, but they were superb for an hour. All to play for on Monday <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/451106074444435457">April 1, 2014</a></blockquote>

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<blockquote class="twitter-tweet" lang="en"><p>Game of to halves tonight , 1st half was different class but a frustrating 2nd half ! But we keeping going ready for 2nd leg on Monday !</p>&mdash; Liam Kelly (@L_Kelly95) <a href="https://twitter.com/L_Kelly95/statuses/451107098655731712">April 1, 2014</a></blockquote>

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<blockquote class="twitter-tweet" lang="en"><p>The future: <a href="https://t.co/u0PIheGpBm">https://t.co/u0PIheGpBm</a> <a href="https://twitter.com/search?q=%23readingfc&amp;src=hash">#readingfc</a></p>&mdash; Michael Wade (@michaelwade_) <a href="https://twitter.com/michaelwade_/statuses/451642585761992704">April 3, 2014</a></blockquote>

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TAKEOVER NE—no...

<blockquote class="twitter-tweet" lang="en"><p>Brief chat with Madejski about Italians taking over <a href="https://twitter.com/search?q=%23readingfc&amp;src=hash">#readingfc</a> - he said: &quot;That&#39;s premature and not true. There is nothing to report.&quot;</p>&mdash; Jonny Fordham (@JonnyFordham) <a href="https://twitter.com/JonnyFordham/statuses/451099778206937090">April 1, 2014</a></blockquote>

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He can't score goals at the moment, but he can gurn.

<blockquote class="twitter-tweet" lang="en"><p>Striker <a href="https://twitter.com/A1F1E9">@A1F1E9</a> - professional footballer/gurner <a href="http://t.co/9kaqJYktZr">pic.twitter.com/9kaqJYktZr</a></p>&mdash; Reading FC (@ReadingFC) <a href="https://twitter.com/ReadingFC/statuses/451311817092919296">April 2, 2014</a></blockquote>

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Reading announce an extension to their Academy.

<blockquote class="twitter-tweet" lang="en"><p>We are delighted to work in partnership with <a href="https://twitter.com/ReadingFC">@ReadingFC</a> on a new Futsal Academy - a FIFA approved 5-a-side game <a href="http://t.co/5UquHUhFBY">http://t.co/5UquHUhFBY</a></p>&mdash; EastBerkshireCollege (@TweetEBC) <a href="https://twitter.com/TweetEBC/statuses/451395701499781120">April 2, 2014</a></blockquote>

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Meanwhile, Akpan enjoyed Pastore's goal in the Champions League.

<blockquote class="twitter-tweet" lang="en"><p>What a goal from Javier Pastore! PSG 3-1 Chelsea <a href="https://t.co/UkNNyAHtfi">https://t.co/UkNNyAHtfi</a></p>&mdash; Football Vines (@FootballVines) <a href="https://twitter.com/FootballVines/statuses/451458094091210757">April 2, 2014</a></blockquote>

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<blockquote class="twitter-tweet" lang="en"><p>Pastore just danced through the chelsea defence like Justin timberlake last night at the 02. <a href="https://twitter.com/search?q=%23pastore&amp;src=hash">#pastore</a> <a href="https://twitter.com/search?q=%23flair&amp;src=hash">#flair</a></p>&mdash; Hope Akpan (@HopeAkpan) <a href="https://twitter.com/HopeAkpan/statuses/451458193466875909">April 2, 2014</a></blockquote>

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News for the Royals ladies.

<blockquote class="twitter-tweet" lang="en"><p>Another addition to the <a href="https://twitter.com/ReadingFCWomen">@ReadingFCWomen</a> squad - they&#39;ve captured former Arsenal &amp; Chelsea player Eartha Pond <a href="http://t.co/2brVTWBBfk">http://t.co/2brVTWBBfk</a></p>&mdash; Reading FC (@ReadingFC) <a href="https://twitter.com/ReadingFC/statuses/451653881450491904">April 3, 2014</a></blockquote>

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Former Reading gaffe McDermott is having a bit of a hard time ooop norff.

<blockquote class="twitter-tweet" lang="en"><p>From McDermott&#39;s presser, says he&#39;s been receiving abusive phone calls from supporters in the middle of the night.</p>&mdash; Phil Hay (@PhilHayYEP) <a href="https://twitter.com/PhilHayYEP/statuses/451698309552689152">April 3, 2014</a></blockquote>

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Academy youngster Dom Samuel will make his comeback, though. Huzzah.

<blockquote class="twitter-tweet" lang="en"><p><a href="https://twitter.com/TheTilehurstEnd">@TheTilehurstEnd</a> weekend I m back</p>&mdash; Doms (@DominicSamuel9) <a href="https://twitter.com/DominicSamuel9/statuses/451731166186725376">April 3, 2014</a></blockquote>

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