"I'm very hard on myself"
The Australian international has been a consistently outstanding performer for the Royals in recent times, keeping 20 clean sheets on his way to the Championship title in the 2011/12 campaign.
“It’s been a long journey and I’ve come a long way to get to the Premier League, so it’s a bit disappointing on my behalf – but the boys worked extremely hard and they deserve to be happy with a point,” he said.
“People ask if I was relieved when we got the equaliser - I’m not relieved as such because I’m very hard on myself. I don’t make those mistakes in training let alone in games so I’m a bit embarrassed. I’ve been dreaming about playing in the Premier League for a long time.
“That said I didn’t let it affect me for the rest of the game. It’s early days in the season, there’s a long way to go and I’m looking forward to every game – next up Chelsea on Wednesday.”
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