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.
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
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
And a fact that may have snuck by you. Cheeky.
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."
@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.
As does this persona.
Alex Fernandez is doing a good job of endearing himself to the Royals fans.
I can't help but agree.
#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
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?
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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