Reading earned a shock victory in the FA Cup fifth round, winning at the iPro stadium against Derby County, reports BBC Sport.
Reading hit the woodwork in the first-half, with striker Simon Cox coming close to giving the visitors the lead. The Royals were also denied a penalty, after a Danny Williams shot appeared to have struck Derby defender Richard Keogh on the arm.
After the goalless first-half, it was Reading who took the l...More
A place in the quarter-finals of the FA Cup is up for grabs as Championship duo Derby County and Reading meet at the iPro Stadium on Saturday.
The hosts will come into this as favourites, very much in the promotion race again after failing in the play-off final last season. They are currently third in the second tier having drawn with fellow contenders Bournemouth on Tuesday, and the additions of Darren Bent and Thomas Ince on loa...More
It is becoming an all too familiar feeling around The Den for Millwall fans – the battle to stave off relegation. And this season was no different as they had to wait until the final day to make sure of their Championship status.
A nail-biting 1-0 victory over Bournemouth ensured new manager Ian Holloway had guided the club to safety and give fans hope that next season under his stewardship, they might fare better.
Yeovil Town played their first ever game in England’s second tier on Saturday and clinched a historic win at the first attempt. Admittedly the Glovers rode their luck for large parts of the game as Millwall were continuously wasteful in front of goal, and as such Ed Upson’s winner in the last few minutes could be construed as something of a smash-and-grab affair, but the win bodes well.
Promoted sides are a pundit’s dream when it co...More
Newcastle look ready to offer Reading defender Alex Pearce a contract, as Metro says Alan Pardew is beginning to plan for the future.
Newcastle’s defence was breached regularly in the Premier League last season, shipping over 70 goals including seven over two games to Arsenal, Liverpool and Manchester United.
Pardew sees Pearce as the plughole needed to stop this sorry statistic being repeated again next campaign, especially as club...More
FA Cup: Fifth round
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Reading’s first return to the Premier League since being relegated in the 2007-08 campaign was not as successful as they planned. They made some signings in the transfer window - including striker Pavel Pogrebnyak being brought in from Fulham and Danny Guthrie in from Newcastle United - but these players, and others, failed to make an impact throughout the season. They were k...More
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