Due Diligence? Diligence Due!

I hate having to write this. I wish I could be like the vast majority of other Reading fans and rejoice in the signature of Jimmy Kebe on his contract extension, and sit back and speculate on all the players Reading are going to buy.

But sadly I can’t. I don’t know if I’m naturally suspicious, or if I’ve spent too much time with supporters of other clubs across the country, listening to the tales of their ownership changes, good and bad, but one thing strikes me.

Have you noticed that no-one, no-one at all, seems to be questioning things? Reading supporters are being told exactly what they want to hear – almost spookily so. Like everyone else, I desperately want to believe, and I’d be delighted to be proved wrong – but somebody needs to play Devil’s Advocate, and I seem to have acquired that role by default.

Read the full article here : http://thetilehurstend.sbnation.com/2012/01/24/due-diligence-diligence-due/