Danny Guthrie In Another Argument With Reading Manager

Danny Guthrie had a bit of a bust up with Reading manager Brian McDermott a few weeks ago, when he criticized the manager on his Twitter account, after being left out of the side.

Danny Guthrie – having troubles with Reading manager

And it doesn’t seem to have got much better over the last few weeks, and news today that Danny has been banned from Reading’s training ground until further notice, and it seems he’s had yet another argument with Reading manager Brian McDermott.

The 25 year-old Shropshire-born midfielder will likely be fined by the Royals, and this latest altercation will do his first team chances no good at all down south.

It seems like Danny again was not happy when the team was announced to face Fulham on Saturday, and he was on the bench.

Guthrie challenged the manager’s judgement (that’s never a good thing to do in front of other players), and he was told to stay away from the Madjeski Stadium and also from the club’s training ground until further notice.

This is what the Reading manager had to say about Guthrie:

“He was not selected, but he is fit.” “He is part of the squad of 20-odd players and has to get himself into the 18. I just felt it was the right thing to do.”

Guthrie has been told not to attend today’s training session ahead of tomorrow night’s League Cup tie with Arsenal at the Madjeski Stadium.

But it seems there is a conflict that Danny Guthrie has with Brian McDermott, and for the long-term, that’s hardly a good thing.

Alan Pardew had mentioned that Danny got a bit moody when things were not going well for him at Newcastle, but it seems the Newcastle manager handled the player very well, and certainly last season Guthrie put in some good performances for Newcastle.

Danny will now have to buckle down and concentrate on playing football and training hard, and then he should be able to make the starting eleven.

But it also seems that Danny isn’t in the manager’s good books on a number of fronts.

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15 comments so far

  • nimo

    Oct 29, 2012 at 9:40 AM

    Comment #1

    eds churning them out today

  • Dannyo

    Oct 29, 2012 at 9:42 AM

    Comment #2

    Emo Guthrie anyone?

  • jawballsaswallwell

    Oct 29, 2012 at 9:53 AM

    Comment #3

    A little spell in the dunces corner for Danny, then.

    Hardly in England form I take it.

  • Colo-Sus

    Oct 29, 2012 at 9:55 AM

    Comment #4

    Sign him up! lol!

  • El Sleeve

    Oct 29, 2012 at 9:56 AM

    Comment #5

    he was excellent for us when called upon last year. buckle down son, should be a starter for reading once his head is right

  • Conaldo (The Wizard)

    Oct 29, 2012 at 9:58 AM

    Comment #6

    Anyone seen this delightful item of non news? How these so called “journalists” are still in a job is beyond me.


  • rainrix

    Oct 29, 2012 at 10:05 AM

    Comment #7

    conaldo… Standard really, a horribly obscure football website looking for hits, some people really do need a bullet sometimes. 😐

  • jawballsaswallwell

    Oct 29, 2012 at 10:06 AM

    Comment #8

    My last post had an awaiting moderation notice on it, can’t see why, just more of my usual, colourless, non provocative drivel.

  • tarie4

    Oct 29, 2012 at 10:09 AM

    Comment #9

    I always thought Guthrie would have been more at home at Southampton more than reading or westham (promoted teams)
    As Southampton pass the ball more which suites Guthrie and the other two play more long ball, and bypass the midfield completely.
    I think he will be shown the door in July if the manager is still there. He better hope the manager gets the sack. Me manager means new tactics and a clean slate for everyone.

  • rainrix

    Oct 29, 2012 at 10:11 AM

    Comment #10

    tarie… Been eyeing up the reading job like 😉

  • 89Norcal

    Oct 29, 2012 at 10:12 AM

    Comment #11

    Haven’t followed Danny since he left. Without knowing the details of his issues with the manager, I’ll say he should pipe down and work on his game. Hopefully he hasn’t bought into the entitlement position like some younger footballers have

  • 9

    Oct 29, 2012 at 2:21 PM

    Comment #13

    Can any of you good folk enlighten me as to what Guthrie did to blot his copybook at NUFC earlier this year?

  • toonbrother

    Oct 29, 2012 at 4:50 PM

    Comment #14

    he was awesome for us at least on the field of play. Not sure what his attitude was like off the pitch. If Ba doesnt get his attitude right he could go the same way

  • Cool Hand Luke

    Oct 29, 2012 at 7:26 PM

    Comment #15

    Always struck me as a bit of a knob to be honest, with his claims that he deserved to unseat Cabaye amongst other things. Theres clearly a reason why he wasn’t offered a new deal.


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