Defender shows skill in Doncaster winWelcome to the latest installment of our new feature on readingfc.co.uk, as we focus on ten moments to remember from the 2013/14 campaign.
The year may not have ended how we all wanted it to, but there were some memorable points to look back on as we keenly await the upcoming 2014/15 season.
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THE ALEX PEARCE STEP-OVER
After the Royals had just taken a 2-1 lead over Doncaster Rovers having come from behind, Nigel Adkins men were looking to seal the three points.
Cue Alex Pearce to race forward, execute a fairly admirable step-over before passing to Pavel Pogrebnyak who smashed home for 3-1. An unforgettable moment for all Reading fans inside the Keepmoat Stadium on that day!
We won 5-4 on spot kicks, but that doesn't tell anything like the full story of an amazing match.
Reading led 2-0 but were pegged back on 88 minutes, and then trailed 4-2 only to score twice in the final three minutes of extra time.
We then scored all five of our penalties, with De'Jaune Taylor-Crossdale stroking home the decisive spot kick to send our players, staff and supporters wild on a great evening.
It really was an incredible night, with drama, quality, sheers guts and determination, and first and foremost our youngsters are through to the last four for the first time ever - a quite remarkable achievement.
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Tomorrow (Tuesday) we will bring you moment number three from 2013/14. Thanks again for your support.
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