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TOTW: Mills 2.0, Kuhl love and ice buckets

Tweets of the Week returns with a big selection of tweets, including Morrison's departure, Kuhl's debut and the beginning of ice bucket challenges at Hogwood.

Ben Hoskins

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We'll start this week off with a selfie from Irish youth international Pierce Sweeney, who went crying to his mummy.

<blockquote class="twitter-tweet" lang="en"><p>Mom I brokeded my nose nice one <a href="https://twitter.com/Arsenal">@Arsenal</a> first game of the u21 season and this happens <a href="http://t.co/KTQlzUO5La">pic.twitter.com/KTQlzUO5La</a></p>&mdash; Pierce Sweeney (@PierceSweeney1) <a href="https://twitter.com/PierceSweeney1/statuses/500392052195332096">August 15, 2014</a></blockquote>

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Coxy has immediately made himself at home—unsurprisingly, considering it was his home for many years.

<blockquote class="twitter-tweet" lang="en"><p>First home championship game of the season. Let&#39;s start with a good performance and a win for all the people coming to watch. <a href="https://twitter.com/hashtag/UR?src=hash">#UR</a>&#39;s <a href="https://twitter.com/hashtag/Royals?src=hash">#Royals</a></p>&mdash; Simon Cox (@SCoxy31Real) <a href="https://twitter.com/SCoxy31Real/statuses/500548944297209856">August 16, 2014</a></blockquote>

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Morrison leaves. Mills 2.0.

<blockquote class="twitter-tweet" lang="en"><p>Haven&#39;t been able to get on here in the last 24 hours, I&#39;d like to say Thankyou to everyone who&#39;s made the last 3 and a half years so</p>&mdash; sean morrison (@seanmorrison_91) <a href="https://twitter.com/seanmorrison_91/statuses/500553112172900352">August 16, 2014</a></blockquote>

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<blockquote class="twitter-tweet" lang="en"><p>Memorable! Been absolutely amazing, a big thankyou to the fans and anyone who has been there since my time at reading ... Onto a new chapter</p>&mdash; sean morrison (@seanmorrison_91) <a href="https://twitter.com/seanmorrison_91/statuses/500553371011792896">August 16, 2014</a></blockquote>

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<blockquote class="twitter-tweet" lang="en"><p><a href="https://twitter.com/Mailer80">@Mailer80</a> don&#39;t believe everything you read in a paper buddy </p>&mdash; sean morrison (@seanmorrison_91) <a href="https://twitter.com/seanmorrison_91/statuses/500565213952110592">August 16, 2014</a></blockquote>

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Reading claimed three points against Ipswich. Hurray.

<blockquote class="twitter-tweet" lang="en"><p>That&#39;s an all Academy bench for the Royals! Average age of our subs just over 19 years of age....</p>&mdash; Reading FC (@ReadingFC) <a href="https://twitter.com/ReadingFC/statuses/500628963782578176">August 16, 2014</a></blockquote>

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<blockquote class="twitter-tweet" lang="en"><p>He&#39;s been waiting for that since he was eight years old. Special moment for <a href="https://twitter.com/jaketaylor25">@jaketaylor25</a>. He kisses the <a href="https://twitter.com/hashtag/readingfc?src=hash">#readingfc</a> badge in celebration.</p>&mdash; Charles Watts (@charles_watts) <a href="https://twitter.com/charles_watts/statuses/500650203230535682">August 16, 2014</a></blockquote>

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<blockquote class="twitter-tweet" lang="en"><p>Reading sub. And it&#39;s a professional debut for giant 19-year-old centre back Jake Cooper, he replaces Nick Blackman</p>&mdash; Reading FC (@ReadingFC) <a href="https://twitter.com/ReadingFC/statuses/500669947128078336">August 16, 2014</a></blockquote>

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<blockquote class="twitter-tweet" lang="en"><p>SUB. Another professional debut here. Jake Taylor makes way for 18-year old <a href="https://twitter.com/jackstacey_">@jackstacey_</a>. Great ovation for Jake!</p>&mdash; Reading FC (@ReadingFC) <a href="https://twitter.com/ReadingFC/statuses/500670880654323712">August 16, 2014</a></blockquote>

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<blockquote class="twitter-tweet" lang="en"><p>Michael Hector today played twice as well as any display I&#39;ve seen from Sean Morrison <a href="https://twitter.com/hashtag/sourgrapes?src=hash">#sourgrapes</a> <a href="https://twitter.com/hashtag/dictionarydefinition?src=hash">#dictionarydefinition</a></p>&mdash; thetwounfortunates (@twounfortunates) <a href="https://twitter.com/twounfortunates/statuses/500683274789072896">August 16, 2014</a></blockquote>

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<blockquote class="twitter-tweet" lang="en"><p>Buzzing to have made my debut today for <a href="https://twitter.com/ReadingFC">@ReadingFC</a> was a dream cometrue and a day to remember! Great performance from the lads to get a win</p>&mdash; Jake Cooper (@jake__cooper) <a href="https://twitter.com/jake__cooper/statuses/500683823806693378">August 16, 2014</a></blockquote>

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<blockquote class="twitter-tweet" lang="en"><p>Great feeling make my league debut for the club I&#39;ve been at since 8 years old! Made even better with us getting all three points!! URZZZZ❤️</p>&mdash; Jack Stacey (@jackstacey_) <a href="https://twitter.com/jackstacey_/statuses/500694655986860032">August 16, 2014</a></blockquote>

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<blockquote class="twitter-tweet" lang="en"><p>If you want to feel old - it&#39;s the first time more than half the Reading team on the pitch were born in the 1990s!</p>&mdash; Tim Dellor (@TimDellor) <a href="https://twitter.com/TimDellor/statuses/500721302937026561">August 16, 2014</a></blockquote>

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Ooh, look, an interview with Sir John nattering away like a drunk man in Purple Turt—oh.

<blockquote class="twitter-tweet" lang="en"><p>VIDEO - Sasima&#39;s interview with Sky Sports today <a href="https://twitter.com/hashtag/ReadingFC?src=hash">#ReadingFC</a> <a href="http://t.co/igMqiGRwlv">http://t.co/igMqiGRwlv</a>?</p>&mdash; LordCKS (@LordCKS) <a href="https://twitter.com/LordCKS/statuses/500718541499547648">August 16, 2014</a></blockquote>

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Academy lads get excited about the return of Match of the Day. Aww, sweet.

<blockquote class="twitter-tweet" lang="en"><p>Match of The Day ☺️</p>&mdash; Doms (@DominicSamuel9) <a href="https://twitter.com/DominicSamuel9/statuses/500756660412252160">August 16, 2014</a></blockquote>

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<blockquote class="twitter-tweet" lang="en"><p>It&#39;s that time MOTD with the lads ⚽️❤️ </p>&mdash; Michael Hector (@Big_Hec35) <a href="https://twitter.com/Big_Hec35/statuses/500757233165430784">August 16, 2014</a></blockquote>

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<blockquote class="twitter-tweet" lang="en"><p>Match of the day <a href="https://twitter.com/hashtag/finally?src=hash">#finally</a></p>&mdash; Jordan Obita (@JordanObita) <a href="https://twitter.com/JordanObita/statuses/500757258574524416">August 16, 2014</a></blockquote>

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Jake Taylor is the new Superman.

<blockquote class="twitter-tweet" lang="en"><p>This one got me thanks to <a href="https://twitter.com/BeardedFC">@BeardedFC</a> <a href="http://t.co/Ws2N4NWAXM">pic.twitter.com/Ws2N4NWAXM</a></p>&mdash; Jake Taylor (@jaketaylor25) <a href="https://twitter.com/jaketaylor25/statuses/500969800462786560">August 17, 2014</a></blockquote>

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Sickening.

<blockquote class="twitter-tweet" lang="en"><p>Wales will be a better place with you in it mate. <a href="https://twitter.com/seanmorrison_91">@seanmorrison_91</a> going to miss you pool partner . Absolute topman <a href="http://t.co/t4hBezOVVT">pic.twitter.com/t4hBezOVVT</a></p>&mdash; Chris Gunter (@Chrisgunter16) <a href="https://twitter.com/Chrisgunter16/statuses/501014777372897280">August 17, 2014</a></blockquote>

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Did we have a young bench? I'd never have known.

<blockquote class="twitter-tweet" lang="en"><p><a href="https://twitter.com/TFS_Reading">@TFS_Reading</a> <a href="https://twitter.com/redwards_17">@redwards_17</a> <a href="https://twitter.com/CraigTanner27">@CraigTanner27</a> <a href="https://twitter.com/AaronTshibola">@AaronTshibola</a> <a href="https://twitter.com/jackstacey_">@jackstacey_</a> <a href="https://twitter.com/Aaron_Kuhl">@Aaron_Kuhl</a> <a href="https://twitter.com/jake__cooper">@jake__cooper</a> <a href="https://twitter.com/hashtag/ReadingFC?src=hash">#ReadingFC</a> <a href="http://t.co/OOSCBuQJyO">pic.twitter.com/OOSCBuQJyO</a></p>&mdash; George Willis (@Champion_Royal) <a href="https://twitter.com/Champion_Royal/statuses/501064409729732609">August 17, 2014</a></blockquote>

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Hector makes the team. Lad.

<blockquote class="twitter-tweet" lang="en"><p>GRAPHIC: Championship Team of the Week - Gameweek 2 <a href="http://t.co/wcN2GPMSAC">pic.twitter.com/wcN2GPMSAC</a></p>&mdash; WhoScored.com (@WhoScored) <a href="https://twitter.com/WhoScored/statuses/501289187107418112">August 18, 2014</a></blockquote>

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Now Mills 2.0 has gone, Jem Karacan has had to find himself a new BFF. Looks like it's Chilliams.

<blockquote class="twitter-tweet" lang="en"><p>Jemba&#39;s moved on <a href="http://t.co/gitwqTtqnj">pic.twitter.com/gitwqTtqnj</a></p>&mdash; Guruth Mclory (@Mclorypls) <a href="https://twitter.com/Mclorypls/statuses/501296490720288769">August 18, 2014</a></blockquote>

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Academy goalkeeper Dan Lincoln couldn't contain his excitement when he saw THAT Fabregas assist.

<blockquote class="twitter-tweet" lang="en"><p>That&#39;s not allowed in the English game!!! Fabregas isn&#39;t from this league with a pass like that <a href="https://twitter.com/hashtag/worldclass?src=hash">#worldclass</a> ⚽️ </p>&mdash; Dan Lincoln (@Dan1lincoln) <a href="https://twitter.com/Dan1lincoln/statuses/501449307745443840">August 18, 2014</a></blockquote>

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McCleary doesn't believe in miracles. He believes in the fictional world of comic books.

<blockquote class="twitter-tweet" lang="en"><p>How have I seen Neymar &#39;back&#39; scoring already?! Either he didn&#39;t have a proper fracture or he&#39;s related to wolverine <a href="https://twitter.com/hashtag/Xmen?src=hash">#Xmen</a> <a href="https://twitter.com/hashtag/RapidRecovery?src=hash">#RapidRecovery</a></p>&mdash; Garath McCleary (@gmccleary12) <a href="https://twitter.com/gmccleary12/statuses/501642471580131328">August 19, 2014</a></blockquote>

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Youngster passes driving test. It's said his first car will be a Mercedes... Ha, joke.

<blockquote class="twitter-tweet" lang="en"><p>Passed driving test first time </p>&mdash; Liam Kelly (@L_Kelly95) <a href="https://twitter.com/L_Kelly95/statuses/501646312253976576">August 19, 2014</a></blockquote>

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ICE BUCKET YAY.

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<blockquote class="twitter-tweet" lang="en"><p>Doing it now <a href="https://twitter.com/A1F1E9">@A1F1E9</a> <a href="https://twitter.com/ReadingFC">@ReadingFC</a> calm down <a href="http://t.co/SvSJlvuJ4z">pic.twitter.com/SvSJlvuJ4z</a></p>&mdash; adam federici (@federici32) <a href="https://twitter.com/federici32/statuses/502422784489046016">August 21, 2014</a></blockquote>

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<blockquote class="twitter-tweet" lang="en"><p>Buzzed off pouring soaking <a href="https://twitter.com/SCoxy31Real">@SCoxy31Real</a> <a href="https://twitter.com/jaketaylor25">@jaketaylor25</a> <a href="https://twitter.com/federici32">@federici32</a> <a href="https://twitter.com/anton_ferdinand">@anton_ferdinand</a> Stephan Kelly and the gaffer! ❄️<a href="https://twitter.com/hashtag/ALSIceBucketChallenge?src=hash">#ALSIceBucketChallenge</a></p>&mdash; Pierce Sweeney (@PierceSweeney1) <a href="https://twitter.com/PierceSweeney1/statuses/502434076184551425">August 21, 2014</a></blockquote>

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Real banter from all involved.

<blockquote class="twitter-tweet" lang="en"><p><a href="https://twitter.com/Beninhology">@Beninhology</a> <a href="http://t.co/Pt0SXyD2vF">pic.twitter.com/Pt0SXyD2vF</a></p>&mdash; Reading FC (@ReadingFC) <a href="https://twitter.com/ReadingFC/statuses/501783333270204416">August 19, 2014</a></blockquote>

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Apologies, but the following selection of tweets are a bit of a Kuhl love-in.

<blockquote class="twitter-tweet" lang="en"><p>Change for the Royals, <a href="https://twitter.com/Aaron_Kuhl">@Aaron_Kuhl</a> is making his professional debut. Good luck to him. Cummings is off.</p>&mdash; Reading FC (@ReadingFC) <a href="https://twitter.com/ReadingFC/statuses/501821667015131136">August 19, 2014</a></blockquote>

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<blockquote class="twitter-tweet" lang="en"><p>Kuhl coming on means we have had a player make his professional debut in English football in all four of our fixtures so far this season.</p>&mdash; Reading FC (@ReadingFC) <a href="https://twitter.com/ReadingFC/statuses/501822354163793920">August 19, 2014</a></blockquote>

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<blockquote class="twitter-tweet" lang="en"><p>We&#39;ve had more Academy debutants this season than we have in another other season at Reading. And we&#39;re only three and a half games in!</p>&mdash; Reading FC (@ReadingFC) <a href="https://twitter.com/ReadingFC/statuses/501822932067553280">August 19, 2014</a></blockquote>

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<blockquote class="twitter-tweet" lang="en"><p>Faced Kuhl two years ago and he was the best youth player I&#39;ve ever played against. <a href="https://twitter.com/hashtag/readingfc?src=hash">#readingfc</a></p>&mdash; Alex Gray (@aiekander) <a href="https://twitter.com/aiekander/statuses/501825016024285184">August 19, 2014</a></blockquote>

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<blockquote class="twitter-tweet" lang="en"><p>Kuhl looks like he&#39;s always been there for <a href="https://twitter.com/hashtag/readingfc?src=hash">#readingfc</a> - just slotted in and pulling the strings in midfield beautifully.</p>&mdash; Jon Keen (@urzz1871) <a href="https://twitter.com/urzz1871/statuses/501826705062121472">August 19, 2014</a></blockquote>

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<blockquote class="twitter-tweet" lang="en"><p>Tonight was amazing experience...so happy to of made my debut! Gutted about the result....but bring on Saturday! On to the next one ⚽️⚽️</p>&mdash; Aaron Kuhl (@Aaron_Kuhl) <a href="https://twitter.com/Aaron_Kuhl/statuses/501867740987408385">August 19, 2014</a></blockquote>

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<blockquote class="twitter-tweet" lang="en"><p><a href="https://twitter.com/ReadingFC">@ReadingFC</a> <a href="https://twitter.com/Aaron_Kuhl">@Aaron_Kuhl</a> also completed more key passes (3) than any other Reading player last night. <a href="http://t.co/DGLG7tAryX">pic.twitter.com/DGLG7tAryX</a></p>&mdash; Squawka Football (@Squawka) <a href="https://twitter.com/Squawka/statuses/502051847675600897">August 20, 2014</a></blockquote>

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<blockquote class="twitter-tweet" lang="en"><p>If you missed it yesterday, an interview with <a href="https://twitter.com/Aaron_Kuhl">@Aaron_Kuhl</a> - <a href="http://t.co/HkKRiWV9YU">http://t.co/HkKRiWV9YU</a> <a href="https://twitter.com/hashtag/readingfc?src=hash">#readingfc</a> <a href="https://twitter.com/ReadingFC">@ReadingFC</a></p>&mdash; The Football Family (@TFootballFamily) <a href="https://twitter.com/TFootballFamily/statuses/502431194135674880">August 21, 2014</a></blockquote>

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<blockquote class="twitter-tweet" lang="en"><p><a href="https://twitter.com/Aaron_Kuhl">@Aaron_Kuhl</a> your &#39;Old Man&#39; must look at you ping a football about &amp; think &quot;I used to ping players around like that&quot; <a href="https://twitter.com/hashtag/hardnut?src=hash">#hardnut</a> </p>&mdash; Matt Smith (@RustyRoyal) <a href="https://twitter.com/RustyRoyal/statuses/502534652008353793">August 21, 2014</a></blockquote>

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OLIVER NORWOOD. *cheers*

<blockquote class="twitter-tweet" lang="en"><p>CONFIRMED: Royals sign midfielder Oliver Norwood on three-year deal. <a href="http://t.co/OgpX3aOyxo">http://t.co/OgpX3aOyxo</a> <a href="http://t.co/wL6vHoFXDY">pic.twitter.com/wL6vHoFXDY</a></p>&mdash; Reading FC (@ReadingFC) <a href="https://twitter.com/ReadingFC/statuses/502493051777220608">August 21, 2014</a></blockquote>

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<blockquote class="twitter-tweet" lang="en"><p>Oliver Norwood puts pen to paper <a href="https://t.co/Q8Dl1PInAb">https://t.co/Q8Dl1PInAb</a></p>&mdash; Reading FC (@ReadingFC) <a href="https://twitter.com/ReadingFC/statuses/502494236617756674">August 21, 2014</a></blockquote>

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<blockquote class="twitter-tweet" lang="en"><p>Oliver Norwood will wear squad number 6 for the Royals <a href="http://t.co/OgpX3aOyxo">http://t.co/OgpX3aOyxo</a> <a href="http://t.co/sJaSYkY0gv">pic.twitter.com/sJaSYkY0gv</a></p>&mdash; Reading FC (@ReadingFC) <a href="https://twitter.com/ReadingFC/statuses/502494740731146241">August 21, 2014</a></blockquote>

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OK, that'll do. Bye!