Point gained at Hogwood ParkThe Academy earned a point in their penultimate league match of the season, as they draw 1-1 with Sunderland at Hogwood Park on Saturday morning.
Left back George McLennan, who scored the memorable equaliser to make it 4-4 against Liverpool in the FA Youth Cup quarter-finals, grabbed Reading's goal on the hour mark as the battled to a draw with the Black Cats.
David Dodds' men will complete their league campaign with an away trip to Stoke City on Saturday morning.
Reading: Ward; Sheppard, McLennan, Dickie, Hyam; Shaughnessy, Watson (Collins 55), Owusu, Lawal (Williams 70), Husin (Waritay 78); Vastsuk.
Subs not used: Jules, Ethelston.