I must begin by apologising for missing last week's edition of Tweets of the Week. I was in Portugal and the WiFi was so bad I felt like I was using dial-up. So there you go. Anyway, it doesn't matter because it's back and it's good.
We'll begin where we left off last time, with #21ForDolan and the incredible support displayed by Reading fans.
A nicer, more hard-working man you will not meet. #readingfc #21forDolan pic.twitter.com/P7oySl3NLL— Charles Watts (@charles_watts) August 16, 2015
21' A quite superb ovation from both Reading and Leeds fans in support for our Academy Manager Eamonn Dolan. #21forDolan— Reading FC (@ReadingFC) August 16, 2015
Awesome support for #21forDolan pic.twitter.com/1fe2Ohr2kS— The Tilehurst End (@TheTilehurstEnd) August 16, 2015
Eamonn Dolan has received a great ovation in the 21st minute from both @ReadingFC and @LUFC supporters. #21forDolan— Sky Bet Championship (@SkyBetChamp) August 16, 2015
Supporters rally in support of #readingfc academy boss Eamonn Dolan. http://t.co/nY7dmV6qtq #21forDolan pic.twitter.com/QP8jFi8Z1n— Charles Watts (@charles_watts) August 16, 2015
Football is at its best when rivalries are put to one side and fans come together over a meaningful matter #21fordolan #lufc #readingfc— Mr Geldard (@MrJGeldard) August 16, 2015
Hard fought draw today first points on the board. Great to see both sets of fans applauding the #21forDolan #Respect #FootballUnites #urzzz— Simon Cox (@SCoxy31Real) August 16, 2015
Great to see all the support for Eamon today at the game #21forDolan wish him all the best in his recovery!— Niall Keown (@Niallkeown) August 16, 2015
Thought the minutes applause #21fordolan was the highlight of the game today #ReadingFC #lufc #footballfamily— Mark Mason (@Macey1) August 16, 2015
The #21forDolan minutes applause was fantastic from Reading and Leeds supporters. Brilliant display of respect for Dolan #readingfc #lufc— ㅤ (@_chloerfc) August 16, 2015
IN PICTURES: @ReadingFC fans show their support for academy manager Eamonn Dolan #21forDolan pic.twitter.com/5y8MnfgvGn— The Football League (@football_league) August 17, 2015
#21forDolan Leeds United and Reading fans give support to Eamonn Dolan #LUFC https://t.co/ek4qsLZoXv— WALMOT3 (@WALMOT3) August 17, 2015
A special moment at the Madejski Stadium yesterday from @ReadingFC & @LUFC fans supporting Eamonn Dolan #21forDolan pic.twitter.com/Qy3hWo2rkj— Sky Bet Championship (@SkyBetChamp) August 17, 2015
And a fact that may have snuck by you. Cheeky.
Hector confirmed as vice captain in Clarke's programme notes. @charles_watts @TheTilehurstEnd don't know if that's been said before!— Matt Waller (@iammattwaller) August 16, 2015
Football. We love it. Right?
Ladies and gentleman this is football in 2015. Energy drinks, Thai owners, dance pop club songs, DJ MegaParty and African Violet kits...— The Tilehurst End (@TheTilehurstEnd) August 16, 2015
"Summarise Reading FC in four pictures."
#readingfc All the time... pic.twitter.com/RHeZKTiRoS— Churchy (@Churchy1871) August 22, 2015
a pint for true #readingfc fans pic.twitter.com/fkrBB7pnDG— Hoops (@RoyalHoops) August 23, 2015
@RoyalHoops They've even put our transfer budget underneath the pump badge, nice touch.— IanM (@IanM1871) August 23, 2015
Whilst Beric rumours continue, this football fan has a few insights into the man.
1. You better hope you have unselfish wingers/lots of providers. 2. I can't see him being effective as a back-up & 3. Patience. #Beric— Tim Armitage (@FRfussballTim) August 24, 2015
But Charles deals in facts.
Reading have scored twice from 69 shots this season, meanwhile....... #readingfc https://t.co/HysYRyBuao— Charles Watts (@charles_watts) August 24, 2015
As does this persona.
#ReadingFC have had the most shots on goal and conceded the fewest shots in the Football League. pic.twitter.com/pwYqwsKzdS— Talk Reading (@TalkReading) August 24, 2015
Alex Fernandez is doing a good job of endearing himself to the Royals fans.
Watching the game Reading U21 - Liverpool U21 @ReadingFC #MadejskiStadium pic.twitter.com/MnLOS5bXKR— Alex Fernandez (@AlexFdez8) August 24, 2015
I can't help but agree.
@Aaron_Kuhl breath taking. pic.twitter.com/k6uJ0PaK7r— Jimbo (@jimbinni) August 24, 2015
#TTEpodcast has now been listened to over half a million times since we launched in 2013. Thanks for the patience ;)— The Tilehurst End (@TheTilehurstEnd) August 25, 2015
@TheTilehurstEnd Still an unprofessional joke of a podcast though— george (@TalkMurtyToMe) August 25, 2015
Surely not Clarke-bashing already. Surely...? Defend him, sir.
Don't get the hate on Clarke. We've looked considerably better this season defensively and that's a great starting point. #readingfc— Radio210 (@Royaltypoints) August 25, 2015
Blackman targeted by some abuse by Pompey fans in first half. Exact nature not confirmed. But Kevin Keen full of praise for his response.— Charles Watts (@charles_watts) August 25, 2015
Incident was reported by Blackman to the referee, who then got stewards involved. Club not saying anything official on matter yet #readingfc— Charles Watts (@charles_watts) August 25, 2015
Reading will face Barnsley or Everton in the third round of this year's Capital One Cup. #URRRZZZ pic.twitter.com/cSFI5RO3c4— Reading FC (@ReadingFC) August 25, 2015
More Beric. This saga is more epic than Lord of the Rings.
@emjaygreen89 if he will leave (or is allowed to) i think that reading is the nr.1— Alexander Huber (@AlexHuber81) August 26, 2015
Gunter—hey, where'd you go?
VIDEO: @Chrisgunter16 discusses a win at Portsmouth. Check out the full interview at Reading FC PlayerHD. pic.twitter.com/SFtVqjHlyN— Reading FC (@ReadingFC) August 26, 2015
I've missed this bro-mance. Glad to see them reunited. #readingfc pic.twitter.com/axDuKqEyfB— Charles Watts (@charles_watts) August 26, 2015
Watts was on form this week. You lot need to up your game.
G-Mac doing his best Wolf of Wall Street last night. pic.twitter.com/MBpfaYODwM— Charles Watts (@charles_watts) August 26, 2015
I'm also told that a loan deal to bring Lucas Piazon to the club from Chelsea u21s is close, though there's still a bit to do. #readingfc— Paul Carey (@PaulCareySport) August 26, 2015
Hector's pride is tangible.
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