Football

Draw sends Royals second

Published Add your comment

Brian McDermott's Reading moved above West Ham into second place in the npower Championship but the Royals' run of eight straight wins came to an end with a 1-1 draw at Doncaster.

McDermott's men could have gone level on points with leaders Southampton but were left fighting to avoid defeat after Kyle Bennett gave the hosts a 27th minute lead at the Keepmoat Stadium.

Alex Pearce headed home Ian Harte's free-kick in the 51st minute to claim a point for Reading, who are now two points adrift of Saints while Rovers remain rooted in the relegation zone.

Copyright (c) PA Sport 2012, All Rights Reserved.

Do YOU want to write for GiveMeSport? Get started today by signing-up and submitting an article HERE: http://gms.to/writeforgms

Topics:
Doncaster Rovers
Reading
Football
Championship
Southampton
Ian Harte
Alex
Kyle Bennett
Alex Pearce

Article Comments

Report author of article

Please let us know if you believe this article is in violation of our editorial policy, please only report articles for one of the following reasons.

Report author

DISCLAIMER

This article has been written by a member of the GiveMeSport Writing Academy and does not represent the views of GiveMeSport.com or SportsNewMedia. The views and opinions expressed are solely that of the author credited at the top of this article. GiveMeSport.com and SportsNewMedia do not take any responsibility for the content of its contributors.

Want more content like this?

Like our GiveMeSport Facebook Page and you will get this directly to you.

Already Subscribed to Facebook, don't ask me again

Follow GiveMeSport on Twitter and you will get this directly to you.

Already Following, don't ask me again

Like our GiveMeSport Page and you will get this directly to you.

Already Subscribed to G+, don't ask me again