• Sky Bet Championship
  • Date: Sat 11 September 2010
  • Kick-off: 15:00
  • Venue: Madejski Stadium
Reading

Reading

Long 36" (P)

Harte 64" (P)

Kebe 90"

3 - 0

Reading vs Crystal Palace


Possession Stats

50%
50%

Form Guide - Sky Bet Championship

Reading

D D D L L L L W

Crystal Palace

L D D D W D W W


Live Text Commentary
Full time
 

The referee brings the game to a close.

Full time
 

The referee brings the game to a close.

91:40 +1.4
Goal
 

Jimmy Kebe finds the net with a goal from inside the box to the bottom right corner of the goal. Reading 3-0 Crystal Palace.The assist for the goal came from Brian Howard.

89:37
 

Brian Howard is caught offside. Julian Speroni takes the free kick.

88:13
Substitution
 

The referee shows Brian Howard a yellow card for unsporting behaviour. Simon Church is brought on as a substitute for Shane Long.

87:01
 

Shot from close in by Jem Karacan misses to the left of the goal.

86:19
 

Shot by Brian Howard from deep inside the penalty area misses wide to the left of the target.

82:04
 

Unfair challenge on Kieran Djilali by Shaun Cummings results in a free kick. Direct free kick taken by Neil Danns.

80:19
 

The offside flag is raised against Kieron Cadogan. Indirect free kick taken by Adam Federici.

78:22
Substitution
 

Nathaniel Clyne gives away a free kick for an unfair challenge on Jobi McAnuff. Nathaniel Clyne receives a yellow card. Calvin Andrew on for James Vaughan. Direct free kick taken by Ian Harte.

77:56
 

Unfair challenge on Patrick McCarthy by Shane Long results in a free kick. Julian Speroni takes the free kick.

76:45
 

Centre by Brian Howard.

76:18
 

Unfair challenge on Shane Long by Patrick McCarthy results in a free kick. Ian Harte takes the free kick.

75:47
 

Kieran Djilali produces a right-footed shot from just outside the box that goes wide left of the target.

73:57
 

Shot from deep inside the area by Brynjar Gunnarsson clears the bar.

73:39
 

Short corner taken by Brian Howard from the right by-line.

72:49
 

The assistant referee signals for offside against James Vaughan. Free kick taken by Ian Harte.

72:22
 

Inswinging corner taken left-footed by Brian Howard, save by Julian Speroni.

71:31
 

Centre by Jem Karacan, Jimmy Kebe takes a shot. Save by Julian Speroni.

70:59
 

Corner taken by Brian Howard from the left by-line, Pablo Counago makes a clearance.

69:18
 

Free kick awarded for a foul by Kieron Cadogan on Brynjar Gunnarsson. Adam Federici takes the direct free kick.

66:24
 

Inswinging corner taken from the right by-line by Owen Garvan.

64:44
Substitution
 

Alex Marrow leaves the field to be replaced by Kieron Cadogan.

63:09
Goal
 

Julian Bennett concedes a Penalty for a foul on Shane Long. Julian Bennett goes into the referee's book for unsporting behaviour. Penalty taken left-footed by Ian Harte and scored. Reading 2-0 Crystal Palace.

62:08
 

Free kick awarded for an unfair challenge on Matt Mills by James Vaughan. Ian Harte takes the free kick.

61:52
 

Jobi McAnuff takes a shot. Save by Julian Speroni.

60:55
 

The assistant referee signals for offside against Neil Danns. Adam Federici takes the free kick.

60:12
 

The referee blows for offside. Julian Speroni takes the indirect free kick.

59:04
 

Free kick awarded for an unfair challenge on Alex Marrow by Brian Howard. Alex Marrow restarts play with the free kick.

57:16
 

Inswinging corner taken from the left by-line by Kieran Djilali, save by Adam Federici.

57:01
 

Free kick awarded for an unfair challenge on Pablo Counago by Jem Karacan. Pablo Counago restarts play with the free kick.

55:56
 

Brian Howard crosses the ball, clearance by Owen Garvan. Outswinging corner taken from the left by-line by Brian Howard, Jobi McAnuff challenges Julian Speroni unfairly and gives away a free kick. Julian Speroni restarts play with the free kick.

55:24
 

Corner taken by Brian Howard from the left by-line, clearance by Patrick McCarthy.

51:15
 

Nathaniel Clyne delivers the ball.

50:42
 

Shane Long produces a left-footed shot from deep inside the penalty box which goes wide of the right-hand upright.

49:18
 

Kieran Djilali delivers the ball.

48:23
 

Jem Karacan delivers the ball, Patrick McCarthy makes a clearance.

45:46
 

Matt Mills concedes a free kick for a foul on James Vaughan.

45:01
Substitution
 

Pablo Counago comes on in place of Andy Dorman.

44:54
 

Effort from deep inside the area by Jimmy Kebe misses to the right of the target.

43:16
 

Kieran Djilali produces a cross, Andy Dorman takes a shot. Save by Adam Federici. Corner taken right-footed by Neil Danns, Alex Pearce fouled by Patrick McCarthy, the ref awards a free kick. Direct free kick taken by Adam Federici.

42:19
 

Unfair challenge on Neil Danns by Jobi McAnuff results in a free kick. Free kick crossed by Owen Garvan, Matt Mills manages to make a clearance.

41:42
 

Free kick awarded for a foul by Jem Karacan on Owen Garvan. Owen Garvan takes the free kick.

40:43
 

Ian Harte gives away a free kick for an unfair challenge on James Vaughan. Neil Danns restarts play with the free kick.

39:10
 

Jem Karacan has an effort at goal from outside the box which goes wide right of the target.

37:59
 

Free kick awarded for an unfair challenge on Alex Marrow by Shane Long. Anthony Gardner restarts play with the free kick.

35:17
Goal
 

Foul by Patrick McCarthy on Shane Long, Penalty awarded. Patrick McCarthy is cautioned. Penalty taken right-footed by Shane Long and scored. Reading 1-0 Crystal Palace.

32:56
 

James Vaughan challenges Matt Mills unfairly and gives away a free kick. Adam Federici restarts play with the free kick.

31:51
 

Inswinging corner taken left-footed by Brian Howard from the right by-line, Matt Mills takes a shot. Brian Howard produces a left-footed shot from deep inside the penalty box which goes wide of the left-hand post.

29:33
 

Corner taken by Brian Howard, Patrick McCarthy makes a clearance.

29:09
 

Centre by Brynjar Gunnarsson, clearance made by Neil Danns.

28:49
 

Unfair challenge on Brynjar Gunnarsson by Neil Danns results in a free kick. Direct free kick taken by Matt Mills.

27:55
 

James Vaughan produces a right-footed shot from deep inside the area which goes wide of the left-hand post.

27:24
 

Foul by Alex Pearce on James Vaughan, free kick awarded. Nathaniel Clyne restarts play with the free kick.

26:45
 

Jobi McAnuff sends in a cross, Anthony Gardner makes a clearance.

26:29
 

Neil Danns delivers the ball, Alex Pearce makes a clearance.

25:13
 

Unfair challenge on James Vaughan by Matt Mills results in a free kick. Anthony Gardner takes the free kick.

24:13
 

James Vaughan gives away a free kick for an unfair challenge on Brian Howard. Adam Federici restarts play with the free kick.

23:16
 

Foul by Matt Mills on James Vaughan, free kick awarded. Free kick taken by Owen Garvan.

22:31
 

Jobi McAnuff takes a shot. Julian Speroni makes a save.

22:08
 

Corner taken left-footed by Brian Howard from the right by-line, clearance made by Neil Danns.

21:54
 

The ball is sent over by Jimmy Kebe, clearance by Patrick McCarthy.

21:28
 

Jobi McAnuff fouled by Nathaniel Clyne, the ref awards a free kick. Ian Harte takes the free kick.

20:50
 

Neil Danns takes a shot. Blocked by Matt Mills.

17:11
 

Shane Long gives away a free kick for an unfair challenge on Anthony Gardner. Alex Marrow takes the direct free kick.

15:43
 

Free kick awarded for an unfair challenge on Adam Federici by James Vaughan. James Vaughan is cautioned by the ref for unsporting behaviour. Adam Federici restarts play with the free kick.

13:59
 

Free kick awarded for an unfair challenge on Alex Marrow by Brian Howard. Alex Marrow takes the direct free kick.

13:36
 

The assistant referee flags for offside against James Vaughan. Indirect free kick taken by Adam Federici.

13:13
 

Owen Garvan decides to take a short corner.

12:06
 

Foul by Matt Mills on Kieran Djilali, free kick awarded. Matt Mills receives a caution. Owen Garvan takes the free kick.

11:20
 

Inswinging corner taken by Kieran Djilali from the right by-line, Patrick McCarthy produces a left-footed shot from close range that goes over the bar.

10:09
 

Patrick McCarthy fouled by Shane Long, the ref awards a free kick. Patrick McCarthy restarts play with the free kick. The official flags Shane Long offside. Indirect free kick taken by Julian Speroni.

7:48
 

Jimmy Kebe produces a cross.

7:11
 

A cross is delivered by Brian Howard, Shot by Jimmy Kebe from deep inside the penalty area misses to the right of the goal.

6:29
 

Corner from the left by-line taken by Brian Howard, Patrick McCarthy manages to make a clearance.

5:07
 

James Vaughan is caught offside. Free kick taken by Matt Mills.

4:13
 

Kieran Djilali sends in a cross, save made by Adam Federici.

2:18
 

Free kick awarded for a foul by Brian Howard on Owen Garvan. Patrick McCarthy takes the free kick.

1:25
 

Jimmy Kebe produces a cross, Anthony Gardner makes a clearance.

Kick off
 

The ref blows the whistle to start the match.

Half time
 

The half-time whistle blows.

Full time
 

The final whistle goes and the game is over.

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2 Watford 46 41 89
3 Norwich 46 40 86
4 Middlesbrough 46 31 85
5 Brentford 46 19 78
6 Ipswich 46 18 78
7 Wolverhampton 46 14 78
8 Derby 46 29 77
9 Blackburn 46 7 67
10 Birmingham 46 -10 63

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