Football

Reading boss hails 'best moment'

Published Add your comment

A jubilant Reading manager Brian McDermott celebrated his "best moment in football" as the Royals sealed promotion to the Barclays Premier League with a 1-0 win over Nottingham Forest.

A Mikele Leigertwood goal 10 minutes from time earned Reading a return ticket to the big time four years after they were relegated. Combined with West Ham's draw at Bristol City, their win ensures them a top-two finish. They sit three points clear of Southampton with two games left to play in the title race.

A delighted McDermott said: "This is my best moment in football. My worst was on the pitch at Wembley on May 30 (last year's play-off final defeat to Swansea). We are in the Premier League now and I can celebrate for the next two months. I need to get away for a while in the summer and have a break."

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:
Reading
Bristol City
Football
Championship
Southampton
Premier League
Nottingham Forest
Mikele Leigertwood
Swansea City

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