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Huddersfield 0-0 Reading (4-3 on penalties): Terriers promoted to the Premier League after shoot-out at Wembley


Huddersfield are back in the top flight after 45 years, clinching Premier League football and a £170million windfall by beating Reading on penalties in the Championship play-off final. Few backed these sides to be challenging for promotion at the start of the campaign, with David Wagner’s men considered to be in for a relegation fight as the Royals started anew ...

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Manchester United 4-0 Reading: Wayne Rooney equals Sir Bobby Charlton’s scoring record in rampant FA Cup win


Wayne Rooney equalled Sir Bobby Charlton’s scoring record as Manchester United eased into the fourth round of the FA Cup with a dominant 4-0 victory over Championship side Reading. The Red Devils were in full control from start to finish, with Rooney opening the scoring with his 249th United goal after just six minutes. The bright Anthony Martial doubled the ...

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EFL Cup: Chelsea come from behind at Leicester , Preston and Norwich beat Premier League opposition while Liverpool book fourth round place


Leicester City 2-4 Chelsea (AET) Out-of-favour midfielder Cesc Fabregas scored two in as many minutes in extra-time to complete Chelsea’s comeback from 2-0 down to beat ten-man Leicester City 4-2. Shinji Okazaki had not scored for the Foxes since March but once he opened his account for the season they came like London buses, the Japanese forward netting a first-half double against Antonio Conte’s men. The ...

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‘Gyan failed Reading medical’- Reading boss Jaap Stam confirms

Asamoah Gyan joined UAE club Al-Ahli on a season-long loan after a move to Reading fell through (Image credit: Getty Images)

Reading manager Jaap Stam has confirmed the club cancelled a move for Asamoah Gyan after the Ghana striker failed a medical. The 30-year-old former Sunderland striker was poised to join the Royals from Chinese side Shanghai SIPG. But Gyan joined United Arab Emirates club Al Ahli on loan after the Championship club pulled out of a move for the striker. ...

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Asamoah Gyan hits out at ‘lies’ after loan move collapses


Asamoah Gyan has taken a dig at Reading FC after his move to Madejski Stadium collapsed. The Ghana captain flew into England on Sunday for talks over a move to Royals and underwent a medical on Monday. But the club pulled the plug on the loan deal from Chinese side Shanghai SIPG after the frontman failed a medical. Gyan has ...

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Reading leading the race to sign Asamoah Gyan


English second-tier side Reading are leading the race to sign Ghana striker Asamoah Gyan. The 30-year-old arrived in England on Sunday morning and opened talks with the Royals over a loan switch. The powerful striker to considering a season-long loan move away from Chinese Super League team Shanghai SIPG after being declared surplus to requirements. He travelled from London to ...

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Arsenal pip Reading to FA Cup final


Holders Arsenal reached a record 19th FA Cup final after two goals from Alexis Sanchez sealed victory over Reading in extra-time. Sanchez gave the Premier League side a 39th-minute lead from close range before Garath McCleary volleyed home an equaliser shortly after the break. Reading needed the post and keeper Adam Federici to keep the scores level as the game ...

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Reading set up FA Cup semi with Arsenal

Bradford’s fairytale run was brought to an end as Reading sealed their first FA Cup semi-final appearance for 88 years. A Hal Robson-Kanu header and deflected Garath McCleary shot in the opening nine minutes set the Championship side on the way to a sixth-round replay win. Bradford’s Filipe Morais was sent off for a high challenge on 63 minutes and ...

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