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Highlights: Young Royals progress in Youth Cup

23 January 2016

Reading Under 18s beat Cottagers 3-1 to progress in the Youth Cup

Reading fans can now watch the full highlights of our FA Youth Cup win over Fulham on Monday night.

The young Royals came from a goal down at Motspur Park, scoring three times late in the second half to progress through to the 5th Round of the competition.

Reading midfielder Tyler Frost netted to level the scores, before Ryan East put the Royals in front. As 10 man Fulham pushed for an equaliser to take the tie to extra time, Striker Sam Smith was played in on the counter attack and made no mistake with his finish to rap up a memorable away victory.

 To look back in more detail about how it happened on the night you can read our match blog by clicking here

We spoke to Reading Under 18’s Coach, David Dodds after the game who was pleased with his sides performance.

“It was a really pleasing performance,” said Dodds.  “We showed lots and lots of character and spirit, but also skill.”

To read the full interview with our Under 18’s manager click here

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