• Sky Bet Championship
  • Date: Tue 05 April 2011
  • Kick-off: 20:00
  • Venue: Madejski Stadium
Reading

Reading

Kebe 20"

Robson-Kanu 81"

2 - 1
Preston North End

Preston North End

McCarthy 51" (OG)

Reading vs Preston North End


Team Lineups

Reading

41 McCarthy51"
2 Griffin
15 Khizanishvili
16 Ingimarsson
23 Harte
14 Kebe20"
4 Karacan
7 Tabb
11 McAnuff
20 Howard
9 Long
Substitutes
31 Andersen
8 Leigertwood
17 Antonio
18 Church
19 Robson-Kanu81"
26 Pearce
45 Manset

Preston North End

21 Turner
19 Jones
2 Morgan
3 Khumalo
41 Carter
10 Nicholson
15 Barton
24 Ashbee
11 Treacy
16 Hume
27 Johnson
Substitutes
1 Lonergan
7 Coutts
17 Parry
18 Ellington
8 Hayes
20 Russell
42 Wright

Possession Stats

47%
53%

Form Guide - Sky Bet Championship

Reading

W L L D W L D L

Preston North End

D D W L L L W D
Head to Head
Preston
1-1
Reading 02-Oct-2010
Reading
4-1
Preston 02-May-2010
Preston
1-2
Reading 29-Sep-2009
Reading
0-0
Preston 07-Feb-2009
Preston
2-1
Reading 18-Oct-2008
Reading
2-1
Preston 25-Feb-2006

Live Text Commentary
93:36 +3.36
 

Free kick awarded for an unfair challenge on Nathan Ellington by Zurab Khizanishvili. Barry Nicholson takes the direct free kick.

93:12 +3.12
 

Mathieu Manset produces a left-footed shot from just outside the area that goes wide left of the goal.

92:15 +2.15
 

Shane Long takes a shot. Save by Iain Turner.

90:41 +0.41
 

Inswinging corner taken right-footed by Iain Hume played to the near post, Foul by Nathan Ellington on Ivar Ingimarsson, free kick awarded. Free kick taken by Alex McCarthy.

90:11 +0.11
 

Mikele Leigertwood challenges Billy Jones unfairly and gives away a free kick. Iain Turner restarts play with the free kick.

89:52
 

Jimmy Kebe takes a short corner.

89:40
 

Mathieu Manset takes a shot. Save by Iain Turner.

89:19
 

Short corner worked by Jimmy Kebe.

88:54
 

Short corner taken by Jimmy Kebe from the right by-line.

88:08
 

Unfair challenge on Jimmy Kebe by Ian Ashbee results in a free kick. Alex McCarthy takes the indirect free kick.

86:26
 

Short corner taken by Jimmy Kebe from the right by-line.

85:12
 

Ivar Ingimarsson fouled by Nathan Ellington, the ref awards a free kick. Free kick taken by Zurab Khizanishvili.

84:28
Yellow card
 

Booking for Paul Parry. Unfair challenge on Hal Robson-Kanu by Paul Parry results in a free kick. Ian Harte delivers the ball from the free kick left-footed from left channel, clearance made by Craig Morgan.

82:50
Substitution
 

Eddie Johnson goes off and Paul Hayes comes on.

81:34
Goal
 

Hal Robson-Kanu finds the net with a goal from inside the penalty area to the top right corner of the goal. Reading 2-1 Preston.

80:34
Substitution
 

Jobi McAnuff leaves the field to be replaced by Hal Robson-Kanu. The referee blows for offside against Shane Long. Free kick taken by Iain Turner.

78:39
 

Free kick awarded for a foul by Bongani Khumalo on Mathieu Manset. Ian Harte crosses the ball from the free kick left-footed from right wing.

75:57
 

Mathieu Manset is flagged offside by the assistant referee. Iain Turner takes the indirect free kick.

74:35
 

Eddie Johnson concedes a free kick for a foul on Jimmy Kebe. Ian Harte delivers the ball, Headed effort on goal by Jimmy Kebe from just inside the box goes harmlessly over the target.

74:02
 

Unfair challenge on Jem Karacan by Craig Morgan results in a free kick. Ian Harte takes the free kick.

71:18
Substitution
 

Ian Ashbee receives a caution for unsporting behaviour. (Preston) makes a substitution, with Paul Parry coming on for Keith Treacy. Ian Ashbee gives away a free kick for an unfair challenge on Jobi McAnuff. Free kick taken by Ian Harte.

69:08
 

Ian Harte takes a shot. Iain Turner makes a save.

67:07
 

Jobi McAnuff takes the inswinging corner, clearance made by Barry Nicholson.

66:52
 

Zurab Khizanishvili takes a shot. Blocked by Ian Ashbee.

66:22
 

Corner taken by Jobi McAnuff played to the near post.

65:41
 

Shot by Nathan Ellington from just outside the area goes over the net.

63:44
 

Mikele Leigertwood fouled by Keith Treacy, the ref awards a free kick. Free kick taken by Alex McCarthy.

62:32
Substitution
 

Nathan Ellington comes on in place of Adam Barton. Corner taken by Keith Treacy played to the near post, Alex McCarthy makes a save.

61:33
Yellow card
 

Andy Griffin shown a yellow card. Free kick awarded for a foul by Andy Griffin on Keith Treacy. The free kick is delivered left-footed by Keith Treacy from left wing, Mikele Leigertwood manages to make a clearance.

58:34
 

Adam Barton fouled by Andy Griffin, the ref awards a free kick. Billy Jones takes the direct free kick.

56:37
Substitution
 

Mathieu Manset replaces Brian Howard.

56:24
Substitution
 

Mikele Leigertwood replaces Jay Tabb.

55:48
 

Shot from just outside the box by Shane Long misses to the left of the target.

51:30
Goal
 

An own goal is scored by Alex McCarthy. Reading 1-1 Preston.The assist for the goal came from Eddie Johnson.

50:36
 

Free kick awarded for an unfair challenge on Iain Hume by Ian Harte. A cross is delivered by Keith Treacy, Header by Eddie Johnson from inside the area strikes the post.

47:55
 

Ivar Ingimarsson is penalised for a handball. Direct free kick taken by Darren Carter.

42:15
 

Andy Griffin concedes a free kick for a foul on Keith Treacy. The free kick is swung in left-footed by Keith Treacy, clearance by Jem Karacan.

41:35
 

Jimmy Kebe gives away a free kick for an unfair challenge on Billy Jones. Free kick taken by Bongani Khumalo.

36:18
 

Corner taken right-footed by Iain Hume from the left by-line, Ian Harte manages to make a clearance.

35:45
 

Corner taken by Keith Treacy from the right by-line, save made by Alex McCarthy.

34:34
 

Corner taken left-footed by Brian Howard from the right by-line, save made by Iain Turner.

33:08
 

The referee blows for offside against Jimmy Kebe. Free kick taken by Iain Turner.

31:46
 

The assistant referee flags for offside against Iain Hume. Alex McCarthy restarts play with the free kick.

30:07
 

Free kick awarded for a foul by Jobi McAnuff on Eddie Johnson. Direct free kick taken by Iain Turner.

26:05
 

Jem Karacan gives away a free kick for an unfair challenge on Ian Ashbee. Billy Jones takes the direct free kick.

25:15
 

Shane Long is ruled offside. Iain Turner restarts play with the free kick.

23:54
 

Foul by Brian Howard on Keith Treacy, free kick awarded. Free kick taken by Adam Barton.

22:53
 

Free kick awarded for an unfair challenge on Jobi McAnuff by Ian Ashbee. Ian Harte takes the free kick.

20:40
Goal
 

Jimmy Kebe grabs a headed goal from inside the six-yard box. Reading 1-0 Preston.Shane Long provided the assist for the goal.

17:51
 

Jimmy Kebe decides to take a short corner.

16:43
 

Craig Morgan concedes a free kick for a foul on Brian Howard. Ian Harte produces a strike on goal direct from the free kick.

15:30
 

Unfair challenge on Jay Tabb by Adam Barton results in a free kick. Ivar Ingimarsson takes the direct free kick.

14:45
 

Adam Barton gives away a free kick for an unfair challenge on Ivar Ingimarsson. Jem Karacan takes the direct free kick.

13:44
 

Corner taken by Iain Hume from the left by-line.

13:07
 

Corner taken left-footed by Keith Treacy, Jem Karacan manages to make a clearance.

12:41
 

Shot from 20 yards by Brian Howard. Save by Iain Turner.

8:44
 

Iain Hume challenges Ivar Ingimarsson unfairly and gives away a free kick. Direct free kick taken by Alex McCarthy.

8:18
 

Handball by Brian Howard. Iain Turner takes the free kick.

3:42
 

Billy Jones gives away a free kick for an unfair challenge on Jimmy Kebe. The ball is crossed by Ian Harte, Headed effort from inside the area by Shane Long misses to the left of the goal.

2:51
 

Keith Treacy produces a right-footed shot from just outside the box that misses to the right of the net.

2:16
 

Eddie Johnson is caught offside. Alex McCarthy takes the free kick.

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2 Watford 39 32 72
3 Middlesbrough 39 29 72
4 Norwich 39 33 70
5 Derby 39 26 67
6 Ipswich 39 16 67
7 Brentford 39 12 66
8 Wolverhampton 39 11 65
9 Nottm Forest 39 8 57
10 Blackburn 39 1 54

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