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No Worries Over 100 Goals Failure

No Worries Over 100 Goals Failure

Steve Coppell remained unconcerned that his side didn’t hit the 100 goals total this season.

Graeme Murty’s penalty was his long awaited first goal of the season and Reading’s 99th on their way to breaking Sunderland’s points total record of 105 points.

Reading have set so many records this season that failing to reach 100 goals means nothing and it won’t stop the club being a Premiership outfit next season.

'You spend your life in football working for moments like this,' said Coppell.

'It's true we fell one short of achieving 100 goals for the season but that's not really going to spoil my break when I'm sitting on the beach and sinking a few beers.

'What I will reflect on is collecting the trophy on the pitch in front of the home fans. That really topped the season off.'


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Date:Tuesday May 2 2006
Time: 10:30AM

Comments

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Loved his Jose style thrwoing his jacket into the crowd lol
redfox
02/05/2006 10:34:00
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who gives a flying one about reaching 100 goals?
DP
02/05/2006 11:01:00
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" getting promotion was the deal- the goals thing is nothing"
millers4eva
02/05/2006 21:13:00
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Congratulations what a fantastic season, look forward to seeing you guys next year, also good to replace a midland club with a nearer one, away match on as well.
sdandrk
03/05/2006 10:15:00
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wicked season and a wicked goal difference +67!! I just hope you dont do a sunderland.
jono_forest
06/05/2006 21:40:00
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Well done, I've got to wonder though at to how much money your chairman is gonna splash to strengthen the side.
FEn_100
07/05/2006 10:23:00
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Who cares about these totals. Points and position in the league and you won by a mile.
miked_joker
18/05/2006 23:45:00
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bit silly really
green giant 12
31/05/2006 22:22:00
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106 POINTS BETTER THAN 106 GOALS ANYDAY. GOOD LUCK NEXT SEASON LADS, YOU DESERVE IT
zipadeedoodah
18/06/2006 12:27:00
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You got promoted - does it matter if you didnt get 100 goals? I dont think so!
richy23
19/06/2006 10:42:00
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