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Reading 1-2 Scunthorpe

Reading 1-2 Scunthorpe

Reading   1 - 2   Scunthorpe

A controversial first-half goal from Garry Thompson helped Scunthorpe take the points at Reading.

The midfielder was flagged offside as he converted Jonathan Forte's cross from close range but referee Fred Graham allowed the goal to stand.

Fifteen minutes later Gylfi Sigurdsson skipped past two Iron players before smashing in a 25-yard equaliser.

But after the break 6ft 7in centre-half Rob Jones headed in a Michael O'Connor corner to earn the Iron the victory.

Listen: Reading boss Brian McDermott talks to BBC Radio Berkshire

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Saturday, 7 August 2010

Npower Championship

Home Team Score Away Team Time
Reading 1-2 Scunthorpe FT
(HT 1-1)
  • Sigurdsson 26
  • Thompson 9
  • Jones 60

Reading

  • 01 Federici
  • 02 Griffin
  • 03 Williams
  • 05 Mills
  • 26 Pearce
  • 04 Karacan (Church 70)
  • 06 Gunnarsson (Tabb 59)
  • 08 Sigurdsson
  • 11 McAnuff (Antonio 75)
  • 14 Kebe
  • 09 Long

Substitutes

  • 21 Hamer,
  • 07 Tabb,
  • 17 Antonio,
  • 19 Robson-Kanu,
  • 20 Howard,
  • 18 Church,
  • 23 Rasiak

Scunthorpe

  • 01 Murphy yellow card
  • 03 McNulty
  • 05 Jones
  • 15 Mirfin (Raynes 51)
  • 21 Nolan
  • 04 Togwell
  • 08 O'Connor (Wright 89)
  • 11 Thompson yellow card
  • 16 Wright
  • 09 Dagnall (Woolford 73)
  • 14 Forte

Substitutes

  • 13 Slocombe,
  • 12 Raynes,
  • 25 Canavan,
  • 02 Wright,
  • 07 Woolford,
  • 18 Collins,
  • 17 Grant
Ref: GrahamAtt: 15,914
READING
SCUNTHORPE

Possession

  • Reading 53%
  • Scunthorpe 47%

Attempts on target

  • Reading 5
  • Scunthorpe 5

Attempts off target

  • Reading 12
  • Scunthorpe 6

Corners

  • Reading 9
  • Scunthorpe 4

Fouls

  • Reading 4
  • Scunthorpe 10
  • Final Result
  • 97:31 The referee gets the game started.
  • Full Time
  • 90:00+7:04 Goal kick taken short by Adam Federici (Reading).
  • 90:00+6:51 Shot from just outside the box by Martyn Woolford goes over the bar.
  • 90:00+6:26 Short corner taken by Josh Wright.
  • 90:00+6:01 Free kick awarded for an unfair challenge on Martyn Woolford by Jay Tabb. Josh Wright takes the direct free kick.
  • 90:00+5:12 Defending throw-in by Marcus Williams (Reading).
  • 90:00+4:54 The official flags Simon Church offside. Indirect free kick taken by Joe Murphy.
  • 90:00+4:25 Booking Garry Thompson goes into the referee's book.
  • 90:00+4:10 The assistant referee signals for offside against Garry Thompson. Adam Federici restarts play with the free kick.
  • 90:00+3:31 Shot by Gylfi Sigurdsson from outside the box goes high over the crossbar.
  • 90:00+1:19 Attacking throw-in by Michail Antonio (Reading).
  • 90:00 The referee brings the game to a close.
  • 89:17 Shane Long delivers the ball, clearance by Michael Raynes.
  • 88:48 Defending throw-in by Marcus Williams (Reading).
  • 88:20 Substitution Michael O'Connor goes off and Andrew Wright comes on.
  • 88:02 The ball is crossed by Jimmy Kebe, Simon Church takes a shot. Save by Joe Murphy.
  • 87:20 Shane Long delivers the ball, comfortable save by Joe Murphy.
  • 86:31 Jonathan Forte gives away a free kick for an unfair challenge on Jay Tabb. Jay Tabb restarts play with the free kick.
  • 86:01 Outswinging corner taken right-footed by Gylfi Sigurdsson, Rob Jones manages to make a clearance.
  • 85:42 Sam Togwell concedes a free kick for a foul on Jay Tabb. Jay Tabb takes the direct free kick.
  • 85:18 Shot on goal by Garry Thompson from just inside the area clears the crossbar.
  • 84:43 Jonathan Forte is ruled offside. Adam Federici takes the free kick.
  • 84:13 Josh Wright produces a right-footed shot from just outside the box that goes wide left of the target.
  • 83:53 Goal kick taken long by Joe Murphy (Scunthorpe).
  • 83:12 Booking Joe Murphy goes into the referee's book.
  • 82:52 Jay Tabb has an effort at goal from long range that misses to the right of the target.
  • 82:08 Attacking throw-in by Jay Tabb (Reading).
  • 81:52 Defending throw-in by Jim McNulty (Scunthorpe).
  • 81:37 Defending throw-in by Jim McNulty (Scunthorpe).
  • 81:05 Jimmy Kebe produces a cross, comfortable save by Joe Murphy.
  • 79:43 Effort on goal by Jonathan Forte from just inside the penalty area goes harmlessly over the target.
  • 78:59 Shot by Gylfi Sigurdsson from outside the box goes high over the crossbar.
  • 78:40 Attacking throw-in by Michail Antonio (Reading).
  • 78:07 Defending throw-in by Eddie Nolan (Scunthorpe).
  • 77:45 Defending throw-in by Eddie Nolan (Scunthorpe).
  • 77:03 Effort from 20 yards by Martyn Woolford. Save by Adam Federici.
  • 76:33 Attacking throw-in by Eddie Nolan (Scunthorpe).
  • 75:36 Goal kick taken long by Joe Murphy (Scunthorpe).
  • 75:10 Attacking throw-in by Michail Antonio (Reading).
  • 74:46 Simon Church takes a shot. Save by Joe Murphy.
  • 74:12 Defending throw-in by Marcus Williams (Reading).
  • 74:12 Substitution (Reading) makes a substitution, with Michail Antonio coming on for Jobi McAnuff.
  • 73:32 Defending throw-in by Jim McNulty (Scunthorpe).
  • 72:50 Defending throw-in by Eddie Nolan (Scunthorpe).
  • 72:50 Substitution Martyn Woolford replaces Chris Dagnall.
  • 71:20 Foul by Rob Jones on Jobi McAnuff, free kick awarded. Strike on goal comes in from Gylfi Sigurdsson from the free kick.
  • 69:54 Defending throw-in by Marcus Williams (Reading).
  • 69:54 Substitution Simon Church comes on in place of Jem Karacan.
  • 67:22 Jimmy Kebe has an effort at goal from deep inside the area missing to the right of the target.
  • 67:11 Attacking throw-in by Jobi McAnuff (Reading).
  • 66:40 Corner taken right-footed by Gylfi Sigurdsson from the right by-line, clearance by Michael Raynes.
  • 66:14 Attacking throw-in by Andy Griffin (Reading).
  • 65:46 Corner taken by Jobi McAnuff from the left by-line, Rob Jones makes a clearance.
  • 65:21 Attacking throw-in by Jimmy Kebe (Reading).
  • 64:39 The ball is delivered by Shane Long, save by Joe Murphy.
  • 64:19 Attacking throw-in by Marcus Williams (Reading).
  • 63:28 Goal kick taken long by Joe Murphy (Scunthorpe).
  • 62:37 Attacking throw-in by Eddie Nolan (Scunthorpe).
  • 62:13 Goal kick taken long by Joe Murphy (Scunthorpe).
  • 61:40 Defending throw-in by Marcus Williams (Reading).
  • 60:24 Attacking throw-in by Eddie Nolan (Scunthorpe).
  • 59:26 The assist for the goal came from Michael O'Connor.
  • 59:26 GOAL - Rob JonesReading 1 - 2 Scunthorpe Rob Jones finds the back of the net with a headed goal from inside the penalty area. Reading 1-2 Scunthorpe.
  • 58:58 Outswinging corner taken right-footed by Michael O'Connor,
  • 58:05 Goal kick taken long by Joe Murphy (Scunthorpe).
  • 58:05 Substitution Brynjar Gunnarsson goes off and Jay Tabb comes on.
  • 58:05 Jem Karacan produces a cross, Michael Raynes makes a clearance. Effort on goal by Brynjar Gunnarsson from outside the area goes harmlessly over the bar.
  • 57:47 Attacking throw-in by Andy Griffin (Reading).
  • 55:54 Jobi McAnuff takes a shot. Blocked by Michael O'Connor. Inswinging corner taken by Gylfi Sigurdsson from the right by-line. Inswinging corner taken right-footed by Michael O'Connor.
  • 55:07 Gylfi Sigurdsson takes the inswinging corner, clearance by Jim McNulty.
  • 54:58 Defending throw-in by Eddie Nolan (Scunthorpe).
  • 54:25 Defending throw-in by Eddie Nolan (Scunthorpe).
  • 53:56 Outswinging corner taken from the right by-line by Gylfi Sigurdsson.
  • 53:34 The ball is crossed by Garry Thompson.
  • 48:48 Alex Pearce takes a shot. Save by Joe Murphy.
  • 48:48 Substitution (Scunthorpe) makes a substitution, with Michael Raynes coming on for David Mirfin.
  • 48:48 Jimmy Kebe delivers the ball, Rob Jones makes a clearance. Outswinging corner taken by Brynjar Gunnarsson,
  • 47:00 Foul by Eddie Nolan on Shane Long, free kick awarded. The free kick is delivered right-footed by Gylfi Sigurdsson from left wing, Michael O'Connor manages to make a clearance.
  • 45:43 Defending throw-in by Marcus Williams (Reading).
  • 45:21 Defending throw-in by Eddie Nolan (Scunthorpe).
  • 45:10 Attacking throw-in by Marcus Williams (Reading).
  • 45:01 The second half has started.
  • Half Time
  • 45:00+0:47 Attacking throw-in by Andy Griffin (Reading).
  • 45:00+0:34 Defending throw-in by Andy Griffin (Reading).
  • 45:00+0:03 Michael O'Connor fouled by Shane Long, the ref awards a free kick. Free kick taken by Joe Murphy.
  • 45:00 The half-time whistle blows.
  • 44:48 Attacking throw-in by Andy Griffin (Reading).
  • 44:25 Defending throw-in by Jim McNulty (Scunthorpe).
  • 43:46 Defending throw-in by Marcus Williams (Reading).
  • 43:32 Attacking throw-in by Eddie Nolan (Scunthorpe).
  • 43:09 Defending throw-in by Eddie Nolan (Scunthorpe).
  • 42:31 Attacking throw-in by Marcus Williams (Reading).
  • 42:02 Attacking throw-in by Marcus Williams (Reading).
  • 41:23 Attacking throw-in by Marcus Williams (Reading).
  • 40:51 Defending throw-in by Eddie Nolan (Scunthorpe).
  • 40:28 Garry Thompson takes a shot. Save by Adam Federici.
  • 39:44 Attacking throw-in by Jim McNulty (Scunthorpe).
  • 39:03 Attacking throw-in by Jim McNulty (Scunthorpe).
  • 38:39 Defending throw-in by Jim McNulty (Scunthorpe).
  • 37:48 Free kick awarded for a foul by Eddie Nolan on Jobi McAnuff. Free kick taken by Adam Federici.
  • 37:19 Attacking throw-in by Jim McNulty (Scunthorpe).
  • 36:47 Defending throw-in by Marcus Williams (Reading).
  • 35:46 Free kick awarded for an unfair challenge on Shane Long by Rob Jones. Free kick crossed right-footed by Gylfi Sigurdsson from left channel, Eddie Nolan makes a clearance.
  • 34:20 Matt Mills concedes a free kick for a foul on Jonathan Forte. Michael O'Connor produces a strike on goal direct from the free kick.
  • 34:09 Defending throw-in by Andy Griffin (Reading).
  • 33:31 Goal kick taken long by Adam Federici (Reading).
  • 33:04 Attacking throw-in by Jim McNulty (Scunthorpe).
  • 31:48 Attacking throw-in by Marcus Williams (Reading).
  • 31:14 Jonathan Forte takes a shot. Save by Adam Federici.
  • 30:33 Eddie Nolan fouled by Jobi McAnuff, the ref awards a free kick. Free kick taken by Joe Murphy.
  • 29:58 Attacking throw-in by Marcus Williams (Reading).
  • 29:25 Effort from just outside the area by Josh Wright goes over the target.
  • 28:36 Defending throw-in by Jim McNulty (Scunthorpe).
  • 27:49 Effort from the edge of the penalty area by Jobi McAnuff goes wide of the left-hand post.
  • 27:17 The ball is swung over by Michael O'Connor.
  • 25:43 Assist by Jobi McAnuff.
  • 25:43 GOAL - Gylfi SigurdssonReading 1 - 1 Scunthorpe Goal scored by Gylfi Sigurdsson from outside the penalty box to the top left corner of the goal. Reading 1-1 Scunthorpe.
  • 25:21 Attacking throw-in by Marcus Williams (Reading).
  • 24:44 Defending throw-in by Andy Griffin (Reading).
  • 24:38 Goal kick taken long by Joe Murphy (Scunthorpe).
  • 24:00 Jem Karacan produces a right-footed shot from just outside the area that goes harmlessly over the target.
  • 23:27 Goal kick taken long by Joe Murphy (Scunthorpe).
  • 23:05 Attacking throw-in by Marcus Williams (Reading).
  • 21:48 The referee blows for offside against Jimmy Kebe. Joe Murphy takes the indirect free kick.
  • 21:19 The official flags Jonathan Forte offside. Indirect free kick taken by Adam Federici.
  • 20:54 Defending throw-in by Jim McNulty (Scunthorpe).
  • 19:19 Outswinging corner taken by Josh Wright, save made by Adam Federici.
  • 19:07 Attacking throw-in by Eddie Nolan (Scunthorpe).
  • 18:40 Defending throw-in by Eddie Nolan (Scunthorpe).
  • 18:21 Attacking throw-in by Marcus Williams (Reading).
  • 17:40 Michael O'Connor challenges Brynjar Gunnarsson unfairly and gives away a free kick. The free kick is swung in right-footed by Gylfi Sigurdsson, clearance by Rob Jones.
  • 17:09 Sam Togwell gives away a free kick for an unfair challenge on Jem Karacan. Free kick taken by Alex Pearce.
  • 16:26 Attacking throw-in by Jim McNulty (Scunthorpe).
  • 15:59 Attacking throw-in by Jim McNulty (Scunthorpe).
  • 14:55 Defending throw-in by Eddie Nolan (Scunthorpe).
  • 14:16 Free kick awarded for an unfair challenge on Alex Pearce by Garry Thompson. Adam Federici restarts play with the free kick.
  • 13:17 Corner taken by Gylfi Sigurdsson from the left by-line, Headed effort from deep inside the area by Alex Pearce misses to the right of the target.
  • 12:56 Attacking throw-in by Marcus Williams (Reading).
  • 12:13 Goal kick taken long by Joe Murphy (Scunthorpe).
  • 11:47 Garry Thompson is caught offside. Direct free kick taken by Adam Federici.
  • 11:11 The offside flag is raised against Jimmy Kebe. Direct free kick taken by Joe Murphy.
  • 10:20 Attacking throw-in by Jim McNulty (Scunthorpe).
  • 8:26 The assist for the goal came from Jonathan Forte.
  • 8:26 GOAL - Garry ThompsonReading 0 - 1 Scunthorpe Garry Thompson grabs a goal from close range to the bottom right corner of the goal. Reading 0-1 Scunthorpe.
  • 7:15 The ball is delivered by Jobi McAnuff, Header on goal by Jem Karacan from inside the box goes harmlessly over the target.
  • 6:39 Defending throw-in by Jim McNulty (Scunthorpe).
  • 6:12 Attacking throw-in by Eddie Nolan (Scunthorpe).
  • 5:40 Headed effort from deep inside the penalty area by Jimmy Kebe goes harmlessly over the crossbar.
  • 5:10 Defending throw-in by Eddie Nolan (Scunthorpe).
  • 4:42 Jimmy Kebe sends in a cross.
  • 4:09 Attacking throw-in by Andy Griffin (Reading).
  • 3:48 Free kick awarded for an unfair challenge on Andy Griffin by Jonathan Forte. Adam Federici takes the free kick.
  • 3:39 Attacking throw-in by Jim McNulty (Scunthorpe).
  • 2:34 Jimmy Kebe takes a shot from just outside the penalty area clears the crossbar.
  • 1:53 Attacking throw-in by Andy Griffin (Reading).
  • 1:22 Inswinging corner taken right-footed by Gylfi Sigurdsson, clearance by David Mirfin.
  • 0:59 Goal kick taken long by Adam Federici (Reading).
  • 0:45 Attacking throw-in by Jim McNulty (Scunthorpe).

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Npower Championship table snapshot

As it stood on 7 Aug 2010 23:59 UK

Position Team P GD PTS
1 QPR 1 4 3
2 Millwall 1 3 3
3 Ipswich 1 2 3
4 Coventry 1 2 3
5 Doncaster 1 2 3
6 Hull 1 2 3
7 Crystal Palace 1 1 3
8 Watford 1 1 3
9 Derby 1 1 3
10 Scunthorpe 1 1 3
11 Burnley 1 1 3
12 Cardiff 0 0 0
13 Sheff Utd 0 0 0
14 Leicester 1 -1 0
15 Norwich 1 -1 0
16 Leeds United 1 -1 0
17 Reading 1 -1 0
18 Nottm Forest 1 -1 0
19 Middlesbrough 1 -2 0
20 Portsmouth 1 -2 0
21 Preston 1 -2 0
22 Swansea 1 -2 0
23 Bristol City 1 -3 0
24 Barnsley 1 -4 0


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