Blackburn Rovers v Reading, Wed, 22 August 2018, KO 19:45

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What is Reading reading?

Reading Reading Rainbow books to read and re-read for those kids in Reading
2
17%
Having to re-read read as read so you can understand the context read was read
2
17%
The Arable Farmers Almanac of Weeds, Seeds and Feeds
4
33%
Baking Breads in Your Nordic Bakeware by Igor Tudor
1
8%
In the Reeds with Kestrels
0
No votes
Handling Deeds and Heeding Their Advice
0
No votes
Tweed Jackets Worn by Old Men
1
8%
Speedy Gibbons on Steeds
2
17%
Dreadful Meads Around the World
0
No votes
 
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Blackburn Rovers v Reading, Wed, 22 August 2018, KO 19:45

Post by Thorisgodpoo » Sun Aug 19, 2018 2:28 pm

After a solid offensive and possessive showing at Hull, and Reading in an absolute struggle after 3 matches with losses, it will be in my hopes that they don't get underestimated.

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Re: Blackburn Rovers v Reading, Wed, 22 August 2018, KO 19:45

Post by mcteeth » Mon Aug 20, 2018 10:27 am

That is a mighty fine poll, great start to the match.

Reading were dire last season and they've not really improved over the summer and look set to struggle again this season have lost their first 3. It's a good opportunity to follow up a really good performance and win on Saturday with another 3 points as Brentford will be a tougher test again at home on Saturday.

Would be great to get a few more points on the board with 2 homes games as our fixtures across September won't be easy at all.
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Re: Blackburn Rovers v Reading, Wed, 22 August 2018, KO 19:45

Post by zeffania » Mon Aug 20, 2018 10:54 am

Working just outside of Reading means I have a number of fans in the office. Please win lads, I don't need the gloating.

Pleased it is on sky, have booked a seat at my mates :lol:

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Re: Blackburn Rovers v Reading, Wed, 22 August 2018, KO 19:45

Post by mcteeth » Mon Aug 20, 2018 11:50 am

zeffania wrote:
Mon Aug 20, 2018 10:54 am
Working just outside of Reading means I have a number of fans in the office. Please win lads, I don't need the gloating.

Pleased it is on sky, have booked a seat at my mates :lol:
It's not on Sky.

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Re: Blackburn Rovers v Reading, Wed, 22 August 2018, KO 19:45

Post by zeffania » Mon Aug 20, 2018 12:12 pm

what does red button mean please?

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Re: Blackburn Rovers v Reading, Wed, 22 August 2018, KO 19:45

Post by Gibbon » Mon Aug 20, 2018 12:22 pm

It usually means that if you’re watching on sky, you have to press the red button and select to watch that match.

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Re: Blackburn Rovers v Reading, Wed, 22 August 2018, KO 19:45

Post by Gaz » Mon Aug 20, 2018 12:23 pm

My understanding is that all midweek games in the Championship are now available on “the red button”

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Re: Blackburn Rovers v Reading, Wed, 22 August 2018, KO 19:45

Post by zeffania » Mon Aug 20, 2018 12:43 pm

So I would take that as being on Sky? I hope so, lol.

As I said, it was my mates sky and Rovers are now his second team as I have been round a bit towards the end of last season both cheering them on :hyper:

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Re: Blackburn Rovers v Reading, Wed, 22 August 2018, KO 19:45

Post by mcteeth » Mon Aug 20, 2018 1:17 pm

I stand corrected, hadn't realised the red button change.

Does anyone know if you can access red button streams through Sky Go on an iPad? I've had a looked online and can't see it explicitly reference although a forum post in 2018 seems to suggest you should be able to.

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Re: Blackburn Rovers v Reading, Wed, 22 August 2018, KO 19:45

Post by Dan » Mon Aug 20, 2018 2:01 pm

mcteeth wrote:
Mon Aug 20, 2018 1:17 pm
I stand corrected, hadn't realised the red button change.

Does anyone know if you can access red button streams through Sky Go on an iPad? I've had a looked online and can't see it explicitly reference although a forum post in 2018 seems to suggest you should be able to.
Doubt it, knowing Sky, but I cold be wrong. I'm on Virgin, so I can access bugger all :D

Also, for those who don't know, iFollow has been opened up to UK viewers for certain games, who can pay £10 for a match and watch legally online if they want to do so.
https://www.rovers.co.uk/news/2018/augu ... ing-debut/

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Re: Blackburn Rovers v Reading, Wed, 22 August 2018, KO 19:45

Post by stillgrowling » Mon Aug 20, 2018 2:11 pm

I hate this sort of match - Teams playing poorly always seem to find their form against Rovers. I hope Mpwbray has a word with the ref before the match -Dack is getting roughed up every game by the opposition. Millwall targeted him even when he didn't have the ball - the lad'd no softy but someone is going to hurt him badly one day.

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Re: Blackburn Rovers v Reading, Wed, 22 August 2018, KO 19:45

Post by mcteeth » Mon Aug 20, 2018 2:28 pm

We just beat Hull who are in poor form, although historically it has always felt like that.

But I think Mowbray has developed a really good mentality with this squad, Hull are not in good shape currently and given that we're a promoted side we started an attacking line up and just went for them from kick off and really should have won the game very comfortably.

Reading's form extending well back into last season is really poor and they struggle to score goals. I'd like to think we'll go with the same XI again on Wednesday and go at them like we did against Hull. Palmer, Arma and Dack will cause them all sorts of problems.

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Re: Blackburn Rovers v Reading, Wed, 22 August 2018, KO 19:45

Post by mcteeth » Mon Aug 20, 2018 2:29 pm

Dan wrote:
Mon Aug 20, 2018 2:01 pm
mcteeth wrote:
Mon Aug 20, 2018 1:17 pm
I stand corrected, hadn't realised the red button change.

Does anyone know if you can access red button streams through Sky Go on an iPad? I've had a looked online and can't see it explicitly reference although a forum post in 2018 seems to suggest you should be able to.
Doubt it, knowing Sky, but I cold be wrong. I'm on Virgin, so I can access bugger all :D

Also, for those who don't know, iFollow has been opened up to UK viewers for certain games, who can pay £10 for a match and watch legally online if they want to do so.
https://www.rovers.co.uk/news/2018/augu ... ing-debut/
Yeah I'll see if you can but I doubt it, otherwise I was going to do the iFollow £10 stream.

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Re: Blackburn Rovers v Reading, Wed, 22 August 2018, KO 19:45

Post by Thorisgodpoo » Mon Aug 20, 2018 4:24 pm

I imagine Mowbray is utilizing switching out Graham and Armstrong up front to keep the opposition guessing on who will start. I don't know who will start due to Reading only losing by narrow margins each time. Probably go towards Armstrong starting up top, then Graham at 60th minute again.

However if we get anyone new in this loan window, I imagine they will be sitting on the bench.

I can only hope Evans is not inconsistent and we see a lot of the same that we saw last match.

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Re: Blackburn Rovers v Reading, Wed, 22 August 2018, KO 19:45

Post by Rover Ryan » Wed Aug 22, 2018 9:18 am

I'm really happy and impressed with what this team has continued to do.

Get results.

Looking forward to watching us take Reading apart!!

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