Defiant Danny Guthrie In Trouble Again At Reading

We keep seeing bad news about Danny Guthrie and the relationship with his new manager Brian McDermott, and the former Newcastle central midfielder hasn’t played too much for Reading this season, with just 6 appearances and one goal.

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Danny Guthrie – refused to travel to Sunderland

But it’s Danny’s attitude which seems to be causing him problems at Reading, and we never saw Danny be a problem on Tyneside, although Alan Pardew once whispered that Danny would go in a huff if things were not going his way, and he was not in the team.

And the latest of his problems with McDermott happened on Tuesday night, when he refused to play for Reading, and they were beaten 3-0 by the Black Cats in what was a crucial game for both sides, and moved Sunderland up from 3rd bottom to just one point behind Newcastle.

Brian McDermott confirmed after the defeat at the Stadium of Light the 25-year-old refused to join up with the squad.

What is Danny thinking. 🙁

The former Liverpool player has been fined two weeks wages, and we cannot imagine he’s made himself too popular in the Reading dressing room, but he has apologized for his wayward ways, and he had this to say in the Reading Post:

“I hold my hands up and apologize. It’s something that we will deal with internally,” “There’s no problem with anyone. I have my reasons for what happened, it shouldn’t have happened, but it did. My head just wasn’t right.”

“I love being at this club – I just want to play football.”  “I’ve never had problems anywhere I have been, and I just want to get back to playing football.”  “This is a very rare situation for me.”

Danny – who was married in the summer – will have to sort himself out, because these kinds of stupid actions will do him no good at all in football, especially when his team are struggling to survive this season in the Premier League – the team has to come first.

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12 comments so far

  • check the toastie

    Dec 13, 2012 at 11:03 AM

    Comment #1

    Have missed Danny, would have been useful this year, obviously has a few ‘issues’ though.

  • Graeme

    Dec 13, 2012 at 11:03 AM

    Comment #2

    Danny refused to travel to the stadium of plight, to play against the scum – surely that should be worth a bonus.

    You have no idea what you could catch over there lol

  • Conaldo (The Wizard...Also Bestest Friends With Paul Scharner)

    Dec 13, 2012 at 11:06 AM

    Comment #3

    He refused to travel to Sunderland and he gets fined?
    He should get an award. Nobel peace prize.
    It’s against human rights forcing someone to travel to Sunderland.
    He’s making a stand and I respect him.
    End the injustice.

  • jesperfuglsang - captain of the lemon crew

    Dec 13, 2012 at 11:08 AM

    Comment #4

    I say lets call Amnasty International 🙂 (it is worse than african states…)

  • Conaldo (The Wizard...Also Bestest Friends With Paul Scharner)

    Dec 13, 2012 at 11:10 AM

    Comment #5

    Lets get the UN involved. Never mind N.Korea launching missiles this is the real problem!!

  • HullMag6

    Dec 13, 2012 at 11:11 AM

    Comment #6

    He thought going would mean more 1st team action – who’s sorry now?

    Pity he jumped ship – he could’ve made himself and us better by staying. His loss couldve been a hero more likely now a zero.

  • Graeme

    Dec 13, 2012 at 11:12 AM

    Comment #7

    Wizard – there are so few humans over there, I’m not sure the “Human Rights” act actually applies – maybe its the RSPCA that needs to look into it!!

  • Graeme

    Dec 13, 2012 at 11:14 AM

    Comment #8

    Maybe the WWF could get involved – or should that be the WWE lol

  • Conaldo (The Wizard...Also Bestest Friends With Paul Scharner)

    Dec 13, 2012 at 11:16 AM

    Comment #9

    Yeah that could work, just get someone to go and drop kick all the mackems into the Wear, then it will be slightly better. It’s still a grim place like…

  • TorqToon

    Dec 13, 2012 at 11:17 AM

    Comment #10

    Not sure if this has been covered this morning, but why do people think of the marveaux plus cash for loic Remy rumour that’s circulating?

    Don’t know whether its just paper talk again but if like to keep marv. Seems to be coming into his own lately. Just needs more opportunities.

  • Graeme

    Dec 13, 2012 at 11:19 AM

    Comment #11

    Wizard – you would be in serious trouble with the environmentalists. The pollution that would cause in the river, not to mention the North Sea – it would be worse than the Torey Canyon tanker disaster!!

  • shanghai fan

    Dec 14, 2012 at 6:19 AM

    Comment #12

    Not to mention he’s at trouble with Reading, seems poor old Danny has had a run in with the lawnmower as well judging from that picture

    Or maybe he’s auditioning to be the next phantom of the opera…


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