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TOTW: Dubai, Pat Butcher, and a family emergency

Tweets of the Week is back. This week the Royals were in Dubai, whilst Jemba bumped into Pat. Danny Guthrie misses out with a family emergency.

Alex Livesey

With not much Reading news going on this week, the tweets were a bit dry. We scrounge up a few good'uns and some Dubai tweets.

Guthrie has a family emergency.

<blockquote class="twitter-tweet"><p>I'm not in the squad today because my wife is heavily pregnant and suffering from spd good luck to the boys</p>&mdash; danny guthrie (@dannyguthrie20) <a href="https://twitter.com/dannyguthrie20/status/300251491422318593">February 9, 2013</a></blockquote>

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Whilst someone is chuffed to bits that they made it into last weeks Tweets of the Week.

<blockquote class="twitter-tweet"><p>My inclusion in Tweets of the Week has made my weekend... don't care if we lose 10-0 now. <a href="https://twitter.com/search/%23readingfc">#readingfc</a> @<a href="https://twitter.com/royalhoops">royalhoops</a></p>&mdash; Anton Zingarewich (@NotAntonZinga) <a href="https://twitter.com/NotAntonZinga/status/300253314451398656">February 9, 2013</a></blockquote>

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ZING!

<blockquote class="twitter-tweet"><p>ZINGarevich. <a href="https://twitter.com/search/%23readingfc">#readingfc</a><a href="http://t.co/615uEamN" title="http://img.ly/svDm">img.ly/svDm</a></p>&mdash; Michael Wade (@mikewadeESPN) <a href="https://twitter.com/mikewadeESPN/status/300290907561947138">February 9, 2013</a></blockquote>

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Hunt is a bit outspoken on a certain penalty incident.

<blockquote class="twitter-tweet"><p>Disgusted we didn't get a pen today!! You won't get any clearer!! Proud of my team mates again showed great team spirit!! On to the next!!</p>&mdash; Noel hunt (@boyhunt) <a href="https://twitter.com/boyhunt/status/300299624617488387">February 9, 2013</a></blockquote>

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Two Saints fans get stuck in on the Royals after the disappointment of the Stoke game.

<blockquote class="twitter-tweet"><p>Premier League Manager of the Month drops his side into the bottom three. Perhaps shows what a farce the award was? <a href="https://twitter.com/search/%23ReadingFC">#ReadingFC</a></p>&mdash; Saint Nick (@HantsOnlyTeam) <a href="https://twitter.com/HantsOnlyTeam/status/300681168561516544">February 10, 2013</a></blockquote>

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<blockquote class="twitter-tweet"><p>@<a href="https://twitter.com/hantsonlyteam">hantsonlyteam</a> Or how shit they were before and after that month.. <a href="https://twitter.com/search/%23ReadingFC">#ReadingFC</a></p>&mdash; Russell Carey (@Fuffell) <a href="https://twitter.com/Fuffell/status/300681723711201280">February 10, 2013</a></blockquote>

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Guthrie hates his teammates trip to Dubai without him.

<blockquote class="twitter-tweet"><p>Lads in Dubai training in the sun and I'm here waking up to snow <a href="https://twitter.com/search/%23nomorepicturesplease">#nomorepicturesplease</a> <a href="http://t.co/feIUGxbc" title="http://twitter.com/dannyguthrie20/status/300905529352536065/photo/1">twitter.com/dannyguthrie20…</a></p>&mdash; danny guthrie (@dannyguthrie20) <a href="https://twitter.com/dannyguthrie20/status/300905529352536065">February 11, 2013</a></blockquote>

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<blockquote class="twitter-tweet"><p>I'm not there because of my mrs pregnancy and spd problems, reading fc and the gaffa were great about it</p>&mdash; danny guthrie (@dannyguthrie20) <a href="https://twitter.com/dannyguthrie20/status/300916571222720512">February 11, 2013</a></blockquote>

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Anyone still have one of these?

<blockquote class="twitter-tweet"><p>Any royals fans still have a "southbank" card like me?? Roughy 21 yrs old !! <a href="http://t.co/xUnYSQe9" title="http://twitter.com/royalbugzy/status/301057387131973633/photo/1">twitter.com/royalbugzy/sta…</a></p>&mdash; andrew millard (@royalbugzy) <a href="https://twitter.com/royalbugzy/status/301057387131973633">February 11, 2013</a></blockquote>

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Some good news about Alex Pearce.

<blockquote class="twitter-tweet"><p>Daily Star: Alex Pearce to sign new contract with <a href="https://twitter.com/search/%23readingfc">#readingfc</a> despite interest from WBA &amp; Sunderland.</p>&mdash; Michael Wade (@mikewadeESPN) <a href="https://twitter.com/mikewadeESPN/status/301228254474407936">February 12, 2013</a></blockquote>

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Gorkss makes a loan move to Wolves, with the option of a permanent switch.

<blockquote class="twitter-tweet"><p>Best memory of Gorkss, aside from his solid Championship performances, will be him donning that wolf mask at St Andrew's <a href="https://twitter.com/search/%23readingfc">#readingfc</a></p>&mdash; George Flood (@GeorgeFlood24) <a href="https://twitter.com/GeorgeFlood24/status/301302455575117824">February 12, 2013</a></blockquote>

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<blockquote class="twitter-tweet"><p><a href="https://twitter.com/search/%23readingfc">#readingfc</a> have only three recognised centre backs in 25 man squad now (Mapps,Pearce,Morro) unless someone else plays there out of position?</p>&mdash; Michael Wade (@mikewadeESPN) <a href="https://twitter.com/mikewadeESPN/status/301313920256335872">February 12, 2013</a></blockquote>

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<blockquote class="twitter-tweet"><p>Delighted for Kaspars Gorkss, great championship player. Wish him all the best <a href="https://twitter.com/search/%23ReadingFC">#ReadingFC</a> <a href="https://twitter.com/search/%23WWFC">#WWFC</a></p>&mdash; Tend da Wabbits (@Noah_Haran) <a href="https://twitter.com/Noah_Haran/status/301359868835688448">February 12, 2013</a></blockquote>

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<blockquote class="twitter-tweet"><p>All the best for Gorkss, top Championship player. Happy I stroked his beard when I got the chance <a href="https://twitter.com/search/%23readingfc">#readingfc</a> <a href="https://twitter.com/search/%23WWFC">#WWFC</a></p>&mdash; Ben (@gnomioo) <a href="https://twitter.com/gnomioo/status/301360755993874433">February 12, 2013</a></blockquote>

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<blockquote class="twitter-tweet"><p>Good luck To Gorkssy at Wolves! One of the main reasons we were promoted last season <a href="https://twitter.com/search/%23wwfc">#wwfc</a> <a href="https://twitter.com/search/%23readingfc">#readingfc</a></p>&mdash; Daniel Jones (@Joneesy) <a href="https://twitter.com/Joneesy/status/301366152741937152">February 12, 2013</a></blockquote>

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Dubai Royals make the news.

<blockquote class="twitter-tweet"><p>Making the news in Dubai @<a href="https://twitter.com/sport_360">sport_360</a> <a href="https://twitter.com/search/%23readingfc">#readingfc</a> <a href="http://t.co/VoL5UAus" title="http://twitter.com/ReadingFC/status/301384848717803521/photo/1">twitter.com/ReadingFC/stat…</a></p>&mdash; Reading FC (@ReadingFC) <a href="https://twitter.com/ReadingFC/status/301384848717803521">February 12, 2013</a></blockquote>

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How sweet.

<blockquote class="twitter-tweet"><p><a href="https://twitter.com/search/%23grouppic">#grouppic</a> @<a href="https://twitter.com/chrisgunter16">chrisgunter16</a> @<a href="https://twitter.com/seanmorrison_91">seanmorrison_91</a> @<a href="https://twitter.com/s_cummings89">s_cummings89</a> @<a href="https://twitter.com/hopeakpan">hopeakpan</a> <a href="https://twitter.com/search/%23cheeeeeeese">#cheeeeeeese</a> <a href="http://t.co/uBj1XgnJ" title="http://twitter.com/gmccleary12/status/301420236467494913/photo/1">twitter.com/gmccleary12/st…</a></p>&mdash; Garath McCleary (@gmccleary12) <a href="https://twitter.com/gmccleary12/status/301420236467494913">February 12, 2013</a></blockquote>

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Now for a rumour that nobody wanted to hear.

<blockquote class="twitter-tweet"><p>Chelsea rumoured to be interested in <a href="https://twitter.com/search/%23readingfc">#readingfc</a> goalkeeper Alex McCarthy after missing out on Jack Butland</p>&mdash; Jonny Fordham (@JonnyFordham) <a href="https://twitter.com/JonnyFordham/status/301595428024111104">February 13, 2013</a></blockquote>

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Gavvalarrrr...

<blockquote class="twitter-tweet"><p>"Oh! Adam Le Fondre," said Nessa from Gavin &amp; Stacey <a href="https://twitter.com/search/%23readingfc">#readingfc</a> @<a href="https://twitter.com/a1f1e9">a1f1e9</a></p>&mdash; Mike (@mikerzr) <a href="https://twitter.com/mikerzr/status/301645631628382209">February 13, 2013</a></blockquote>

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Captain Fantastic with another great quote to get the fans onside. Cycnic? Who? Me?

<blockquote class="twitter-tweet"><p><a href="https://twitter.com/search/%23readingfc">#readingfc</a>'s Jobi McAnuff slams Mon night FA cup tie: "The fans do not get treated the way they should, it’s TV pushing their weight about."</p>&mdash; Nabil Hassan (@NabilHassan79) <a href="https://twitter.com/NabilHassan79/status/301648377295290368">February 13, 2013</a></blockquote>

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Morro thinks a lot of himself.

<blockquote class="twitter-tweet"><p>"@<a href="https://twitter.com/readingfc">readingfc</a>: After scoring a great header @<a href="https://twitter.com/seanmorrison_91">seanmorrison_91</a> <a href="http://t.co/o1Q1GkoW" title="http://twitter.com/ReadingFC/status/301614958481928193/photo/1">twitter.com/ReadingFC/stat…</a>" ALAN SHEARER</p>&mdash; sean morrison (@seanmorrison_91) <a href="https://twitter.com/seanmorrison_91/status/301725838267777024">February 13, 2013</a></blockquote>

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Ronaldo who?

<blockquote class="twitter-tweet"><p>Rafael has lasted longer vs Ronaldo than he did vs. McAnuff.. Just saying <a href="https://twitter.com/search/%23HalaMadrid">#HalaMadrid</a> <a href="https://twitter.com/search/%23MUFC">#MUFC</a> <a href="https://twitter.com/search/%23readingfc">#readingfc</a></p>&mdash; Daniel Jones (@Joneesy) <a href="https://twitter.com/Joneesy/status/301789233092382721">February 13, 2013</a></blockquote>

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Post reporter Jonny Fordham has a look at the true value of Le Fondre.

<blockquote class="twitter-tweet"><p>Fortunes rest on the shoulders of a <a href="https://twitter.com/search/%23readingfc">#readingfc</a> star who cost just peanuts <a href="http://t.co/E7tABcNs" title="http://bit.ly/12CSIkh">bit.ly/12CSIkh</a></p>&mdash; Jonny Fordham (@JonnyFordham) <a href="https://twitter.com/JonnyFordham/status/301984147772149760">February 14, 2013</a></blockquote>

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Jemba bumps into an idol of his.

<blockquote class="twitter-tweet"><p>We Just bumped in to one my idols ... <a href="https://twitter.com/search/%23patbutcher">#patbutcher</a> @<a href="https://twitter.com/hopeakpan">hopeakpan</a> <a href="http://t.co/J9wztvZo" title="http://twitter.com/JemKaracan4/status/301996892483629056/photo/1">twitter.com/JemKaracan4/st…</a></p>&mdash; Jem Karacan (@JemKaracan4) <a href="https://twitter.com/JemKaracan4/status/301996892483629056">February 14, 2013</a></blockquote>

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<blockquote class="twitter-tweet"><p>Be rude not to ask pat for a pic wouldn't it .. Love the way nicky b actually said pat can we get a pic love haha 😂</p>&mdash; Jem Karacan (@JemKaracan4) <a href="https://twitter.com/JemKaracan4/status/302001542486167553">February 14, 2013</a></blockquote>

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We'll end on a Valentines chant.

<blockquote class="twitter-tweet"><p>⚽🎶'We love you Reading, we do!We love you Reading, we do.We love you Reading, we do.Ohh, Reading we love you!'⚽🎶<a href="https://twitter.com/search/%23Valentines">#Valentines</a> <a href="https://twitter.com/search/%23readingfc">#readingfc</a></p>&mdash; Loyal Royal (@RoyalstilIdie) <a href="https://twitter.com/RoyalstilIdie/status/302024192327561216">February 14, 2013</a></blockquote>

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