Royal Hoops

  • joined Jul 03, 2012
  • last login Jul 22, 2014
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Comms guy for a charity. Journalism and English Literature graduate.
Late bloomer into the football world, but obsessed with all aspects now.
Opinions galore. Not interested in personal comments, but discussions and debates over all things football. I do cheeky, tongue in cheek and slapstick.

A Fan Of...

  • Soccer Reading
  • Tennis Andy Murray
  • EPL Tottenham Hotspur
  • Bundesliga Borussia Dortmund
  • FIFA England
  • Serie A Napoli
  • La Liga Atletico Madrid
User Blog

The meaning behind the numbers


With the Reading FC squad numbers announced days ago, Hoops has taken it upon himself to delve in between the lines to see exactly what the squad numbers tell us about the coming season.

Exeter City 0-1 Reading: Winning start


Nigel Adkins' men kicked off their 2014-15 preseason campaign with a win against Exeter, thanks to Australian winger Ryan Edwards' early goal.

Mo-hitch in travel plans for Burman


Potential new owner was due in for talks this week, but it now looks as though talks won't commence until early next week.

Make or break for Royals' board


The Royals board are meeting today to discuss the takeover bids that are on the table, and how they go about resolving the tax problem they face.

TOTW: Burnley and the releases


The season reached a dramatically traumatic end just days ago, but Hoops is sticking around to bring you the very best Tweets of the Week.

The Tilehurst End Player of the Season: the result


Jordan Obita scoops a double end-of-season award as he claims the much-coveted (right?) The Tilehurst End Player of the Season award, as chosen by you, our readers.

Flash report: Reading draw, Brighton win.


A last-gasp Brighton goal means Reading miss out on the play-offs having only managed a 2-2 draw against Burnley at the Madejski Stadium.

TOTW: DJ Macca, Donny and nostaliga


Hoops returns with Tweets of the Week, catch up on the best Twitter action (twaction?) right here on The Tilehurst End.

TOTW: Youngster heartbreak, jubilation (PART TWO)

Part 2 of the latest Tweets of the Week!

TOTW: Youngster heartbreak, jubilation, & tributes


20 days since the previous one, Hoops had a lot of catching up to do with this edition of Tweets of the Week.

TOTW: Poor Huddersfield & disproved rumours


After an average-at-best performance against Huddersfield, Hoops brings you some of the best tweets from the past week.

TOTW: Inconsistent Royals and #HooliHoops


In a dramatic couple of weeks, the Royals have been infuriatingly inconsistent on the pitch and (supposedly) hooligans off of it. Here, though, we bring you the best of the tweets from the past...

TOTW: Daddies little girl, mistakes and sad Obita


Well, following the tough game that was Brighton away, the Royals followed that up with a superb performance oop norf in Leeds. Hoops brings you the very best of the tweets from the past week.

MASSIVE TOTW: QPR, safe standing and Sweeney


Hoops has been a busy lad, but this week he's got time on his hands to catch you up with the best tweets from the past THREE WEEKS. Deep breaths, everyone...

TOTW: Pearce's red, ALF's trophy, Flappy Bird

Hoops brings you the latest of the best Tweets from the past seven days. This week Alex Pearce's red card features heavily, whilst Le Fondre's rewarded for his double hat trick in January, and...

Where does Obita's future lie?


Jordan Obita has now started five games in a row at left back — could he possibly make the switch full time?

TOTW: Madejski, McDermott and more


Tweets of the Week returns with a selection of the best Reading FC related tweets: including McDermott's job, Madejski's return and form analysis. #flames

TOTW: TOTW: Faces for radio & more


Tweets of the Week is back following a defeat and another goalfest at the Madejski, whilst transfer rumours continue and jokes are thrown around.

TOTW: Club banter and Bolton smashed


What a week it's been! Here on The Tilehurst End, Hoops brings you the very best of this week's tweets.

Roberts begins retiring


Jason Roberts is a... Controversial figure to say the least.

TOTW: New Year period


Having not had a Tweets of the Week since January 2nd, Hoops brings you the best of the tweets from the past two weeks -- including news about the takeover, Adkins rumours and more. Jump in.

Oh, Adam Le Fondre...


Adam Le Fondre has been the subject of much speculation, abuse and praise this season. Royal Hoops takes a look at what's happening, and his current situation at the club.

TOTW: Christmas Period


Catch up on all the best tweets from the past three weeks, as Reading fans, players and staff have been immersing themselves in the Twittersphere.

TOTW: Mandela tributes, quadruple extension & more


It's been an eventful week this week, with the heartbreaking Nelson Mandela news and a whole host of contracts being signed in the Mad Stad office. Tuck in!

TOTW: Death's ball, modelling dilemmas and more


This week we've had a lively week (well done, guys) so let's just get stuck in right away!

TOTW: Onesie magic, Morro out, Long > Messi


Bumper edition of TOTW (because Hoops is a slacker), so brace yourselves for HEAPS of tweets.

TOTW: Barton Ball Tickle & Half Way Line Shots


Not a bad week, not a great week, but a mediocre week for the Royals. Tweets of the Week, however, is as incredible as always.

TOTW: Ask Jason and THAT Big Hec goal


We try not to talk about Sheffield Wednesday and focus on the more light-hearted tweets in this latest edition of Tweets of the Week!

TOTW: Open day, new baby and poor fashion


Better late than never, it's TOTW!

TOTW: Le Fondre for France, Parker & heartbreaker


Tweets of the Week returns with some corkers. Get stuck in — no, not to Fergie's new book, but to this!

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