• The FA Cup
  • Date: Sat 26 January 2013
  • Kick-off: 15:00
  • Venue: Madejski Stadium
Reading

Reading

Hunt 5"

Hunt 49"

Leigertwood 39"

McCleary 53"

4 - 0

Reading vs Sheffield United


Team Lineups

Reading

1 Federici
27 Kelly
6 Mariappa
15 Morrison
3 Shorey
12 McCleary53"
8 Leigertwood39"
4 Karacan
19 Robson-Kanu
10 Hunt5"49"
9 Le Fondre
Substitutes
41 Taylor
5 Pearce
11 McAnuff
14 Kebe
18 Church
20 Guthrie
24 Cummings

Sheffield United

25 Long
2 Westlake
4 Higginbotham
5 Maguire
29 McMahon
10 Blackman
11 McDonald
8 Doyle
23 Murphy
9 Porter
14 Kitson
Substitutes
35 Coyne
7 Flynn
15 Collins
17 Cresswell
24 Ironside
27 Whitehouse
36 De Girolamo

Possession Stats

51%
49%

Form Guide - The FA Cup

Reading

L L W W W D W L

Sheffield United

W L D W W W D L


Live Text Commentary
89:08
 

Foul by Sean Morrison on Elliott Whitehouse, free kick awarded. Michael Doyle restarts play with the free kick.

86:58
 

Unfair challenge on Nick Blackman by Jem Karacan results in a free kick. Free kick taken by Tony McMahon.

86:28
 

Free kick awarded for an unfair challenge on Hal Robson-Kanu by Elliott Whitehouse. Direct free kick taken by Nicky Shorey.

83:26
Substitution
 

Adam Le Fondre gives away a free kick for an unfair challenge on Tony McMahon. Danny Guthrie joins the action as a substitute, replacing Mikele Leigertwood. George Long restarts play with the free kick. Dave Kitson challenges Jem Karacan unfairly and gives away a free kick. Adam Federici takes the free kick.

81:07
 

Inswinging corner taken from the right by-line by Nicky Shorey, clearance made by Dave Kitson.

80:20
 

Nick Blackman crosses the ball, Headed effort from deep inside the area by Ryan Flynn misses to the left of the goal.

76:18
 

The ball is sent over by Garath McCleary.

75:20
Substitution
 

Neill Collins replaces Darryl Westlake.

70:20
 

Darryl Westlake gives away a free kick for an unfair challenge on Garath McCleary. Noel Hunt fires a strike on goal direct from the free kick, blocked by Dave Kitson. Short corner taken by Garath McCleary from the right by-line. A cross is delivered by Nicky Shorey, Dave Kitson makes a clearance. Shot by Mikele Leigertwood from outside the box goes over the net.

69:13
 

Foul by Nick Blackman on Adrian Mariappa, free kick awarded. Direct free kick taken by Nicky Shorey.

68:13
Substitution
 

Shot from just outside the penalty box by Garath McCleary misses to the left of the target. Elliott Whitehouse comes on in place of Kevin McDonald.

67:57
 

A cross is delivered by Ryan Flynn, Nicky Shorey makes a clearance.

67:37
 

Nick Blackman fouled by Nicky Shorey, the ref awards a free kick. Harry Maguire takes the direct free kick.

67:01
 

Jamie Murphy has an effort at goal. Sean Morrison gets a block in.

64:44
 

The referee blows for offside. Indirect free kick taken by Adam Federici.

64:10
 

Shot from 20 yards from Noel Hunt. Save made by George Long.

60:40
 

Shot by Kevin McDonald from 20 yards. Save by Adam Federici. Corner taken left-footed by Nick Blackman, Tony McMahon takes a shot. Stephen Kelly manages to make a clearance.

58:57
Substitution
 

Unfair challenge on Kevin McDonald by Mikele Leigertwood results in a free kick. Michael Doyle restarts play with the free kick. The official flags Chris Porter offside. Ryan Flynn comes on in place of Chris Porter. Free kick taken by Adam Federici.

57:33
 

Danny Higginbotham gives away a free kick for an unfair challenge on Stephen Kelly. Free kick crossed left-footed by Nicky Shorey.

53:49
Goal
 

Garath McCleary fires in a goal from inside the box to the bottom left corner of the goal. Reading 4-0 Sheff Utd.Assist on the goal came from Adam Le Fondre.

52:15
 

Hal Robson-Kanu gives away a free kick for an unfair challenge on Tony McMahon. Free kick taken by Tony McMahon.

49:37
Goal
 

The ball is swung over by Garath McCleary, Goal scored by Noel Hunt from inside the penalty area to the bottom right corner of the goal. Reading 3-0 Sheff Utd.Assist by Garath McCleary.

47:11 +2.11
 

The assistant referee flags for offside against Adam Le Fondre. Free kick taken by George Long.

48:54
 

Free kick awarded for a foul by Tony McMahon on Adam Le Fondre. Nicky Shorey takes the direct free kick.

48:32
 

The ball is crossed by Jamie Murphy, clearance made by Sean Morrison.

46:34 +1.34
 

Michael Doyle challenges Jem Karacan unfairly and gives away a free kick. Sean Morrison takes the direct free kick.

47:37
 

The referee gives a free kick against Kevin McDonald for handball. Mikele Leigertwood takes the direct free kick.

46:05 +1.05
 

Harry Maguire gives away a free kick for an unfair challenge on Noel Hunt. Free kick taken by Nicky Shorey.

46:59
 

Noel Hunt takes a shot. Save made by George Long.

45:53
 

Inswinging corner taken by Nick Blackman.

44:52
 

The ball is swung over by Nicky Shorey, clearance made by Jamie Murphy. Free kick awarded for an unfair challenge on Mikele Leigertwood by Michael Doyle. Free kick crossed left-footed by Nicky Shorey from right channel.

44:24
 

Chris Porter gives away a free kick for an unfair challenge on Adrian Mariappa. Nicky Shorey restarts play with the free kick.

44:14
 

Centre by Stephen Kelly, clearance made by Tony McMahon.

43:06
 

Unfair challenge on Dave Kitson by Mikele Leigertwood results in a free kick. George Long takes the direct free kick.

41:42
 

Hal Robson-Kanu is adjudged to have handled the ball. Tony McMahon takes the free kick.

41:28
 

Free kick awarded for a foul by Nick Blackman on Garath McCleary. Direct free kick taken by Stephen Kelly.

39:36
Goal
 

Goal scored by Mikele Leigertwood from outside the area to the top right corner of the goal. Reading 2-0 Sheff Utd.Garath McCleary provided the assist for the goal.

39:13
 

Garath McCleary sends in a cross, Adam Le Fondre takes a shot. Save by George Long.

39:00
 

The ball is delivered by Nicky Shorey, clearance made by Danny Higginbotham.

34:50
 

Jamie Murphy takes a shot. Adam Federici makes a save.

34:12
 

Foul by Nicky Shorey on Nick Blackman, free kick awarded. Direct free kick taken by Tony McMahon.

33:41
 

Nick Blackman is flagged offside by the assistant referee. Adam Federici restarts play with the free kick.

32:37
 

Jamie Murphy delivers the ball, Headed effort from the edge of the area by Chris Porter goes wide of the right-hand upright.

30:44
 

Darryl Westlake challenges Noel Hunt unfairly and gives away a free kick. The free kick is delivered left-footed by Nicky Shorey from left wing.

28:53
 

Dave Kitson fouled by Mikele Leigertwood, the ref awards a free kick. Direct free kick taken by Tony McMahon.

28:15
 

Kevin McDonald takes a shot from inside the box clearing the bar.

27:44
 

Outswinging corner taken from the left by-line by Nick Blackman.

25:41
 

Unfair challenge on Nick Blackman by Adrian Mariappa results in a free kick. Strike on goal comes in from Tony McMahon from the free kick. Corner from the left by-line taken by Nick Blackman, clearance by Mikele Leigertwood. Shot from just outside the box by Kevin McDonald misses to the right of the target.

24:41
 

Unfair challenge on Nick Blackman by Hal Robson-Kanu results in a free kick. Free kick crossed left-footed by Nick Blackman, Adrian Mariappa makes a clearance.

24:13
 

Foul by Mikele Leigertwood on Kevin McDonald, free kick awarded. Free kick taken by Michael Doyle.

23:48
 

The referee blows for offside. George Long takes the free kick.

20:15
 

The ball is delivered by Adam Le Fondre, Tony McMahon makes a clearance.

19:23
 

Handball decision goes against Tony McMahon. Nicky Shorey takes the direct free kick.

17:37
 

Nick Blackman sends in a cross, Adrian Mariappa manages to make a clearance. Outswinging corner taken left-footed by Nick Blackman played to the near post, clearance by Noel Hunt. Adam Le Fondre handles the ball and concedes a free kick. Darryl Westlake restarts play with the free kick.

17:04
 

Jamie Murphy fouled by Stephen Kelly, the ref awards a free kick. Free kick taken by Michael Doyle.

15:36
 

Michael Doyle concedes a free kick for a foul on Noel Hunt. Jem Karacan restarts play with the free kick.

13:42
 

Hal Robson-Kanu fouled by Tony McMahon, the ref awards a free kick. Direct free kick taken by Nicky Shorey.

12:18
 

The ball is crossed by Hal Robson-Kanu, save by George Long.

11:13
 

Harry Maguire challenges Noel Hunt unfairly and gives away a free kick. Direct free kick taken by Nicky Shorey. Noel Hunt is caught offside. Indirect free kick taken by George Long.

8:55
 

Free kick awarded for a foul by Adrian Mariappa on Dave Kitson. Direct effort from the free kick comes in from Tony McMahon.

8:33
 

Hal Robson-Kanu challenges Tony McMahon unfairly and gives away a free kick. Direct free kick taken by George Long.

7:59
 

The referee blows for offside. Adam Federici takes the free kick.

5:13
Goal
 

Hal Robson-Kanu sends in a cross, Noel Hunt scores a headed goal from close in. Reading 1-0 Sheff Utd.Hal Robson-Kanu provided the assist for the goal.

3:49
 

Corner taken right-footed by Garath McCleary, clearance made by Darryl Westlake.

1:36
 

The referee blows for offside against Dave Kitson. Free kick taken by Sean Morrison.