Saturday 14 April 2007, 3:00pm at Madejski Stadium, Reading
Barclays Premier League
Reading
Reading
1
Hunt 15'
Fulham FC
Fulham
0
New manager Lawrie Sanchez's first game in charge of Fulham ends in defeat as Reading win 1-0.

15' Goal

Stephen Hunt

13' Yellow Card

Stephen Hunt Card was given for a foul

78' Yellow Card

Nicky Shorey Card was given for a foul

45'+25 Substitution

Player was substituted for tactical reasons
On:Shane Long
Off:Dave Kitson

70' Substitution

Player was substituted for tactical reasons
On:John Oster
Off:Seol Ki-Hyeon

55' Yellow Card

Heidar Helguson Card was given for a foul

25' Substitution

Player was substituted for tactical reasons
On:Zat Knight
Off:Ian Pearce

68' Substitution

Player was substituted for tactical reasons
On:Clint Dempsey
Off:Simon Davies

71' Substitution

Player was substituted for tactical reasons
On:Vincenzo Montella
Off:Heidar Helguson

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90:00: Defending throw-in by Franck Queudrue(Fulham).

90:00: Vincenzo Montella(Fulham) caught offside. Indirect free kick taken right-footed by Marcus Hahnemann(Reading) from own half, resulting in open play.

90:00: Goal kick taken long by Marcus Hahnemann(Reading).

90:00: Shot by Michael Brown(Fulham) left-footed from right channel (20 yards), hit bar.

90:00: Shane Long(Reading) caught offside. Direct free kick taken right-footed by Liam Rosenior(Fulham) from own half, resulting in open play.

89:25: Goal kick taken long by Zat Knight(Fulham).

87:56: Foul by Kevin Doyle(Reading) on Carlos Bocanegra(Fulham). Direct free kick taken right-footed by Carlos Bocanegra(Fulham) from own half, resulting in open play.

87:39: Kevin Doyle(Reading) caught offside. Indirect free kick taken right-footed by Antti Niemi(Fulham) from own half, resulting in open play.

86:15: Foul by Wayne Routledge(Fulham) on Ulises De la Cruz(Reading). Direct free kick taken right-footed by John Oster(Reading) from right wing, header by Kevin Doyle(Reading) from right side of six-yard box (12 yards), disallowed goal. Reading 1-0 Fulham.

85:28: Defending throw-in by Nicky Shorey(Reading).

84:59: Defending throw-in by Zat Knight(Fulham).

84:35: Defending throw-in by Nicky Shorey(Reading).

83:22: Shot by Brian McBride(Fulham) right-footed from left channel (20 yards), blocked by Andre Bikey(Reading). Inswinging corner from left by-line taken right-footed by Wayne Routledge(Fulham) to near post, resulting in open play.

81:37: Clinton Dempsey(Fulham) caught offside. Indirect free kick taken right-footed by Marcus Hahnemann(Reading) from own half, resulting in open play.

81:09: Attacking throw-in by Nicky Shorey(Reading).

80:45: Shot by Kevin Doyle(Reading) right-footed from right channel (20 yards), over the bar. Goal kick taken long by Antti Niemi(Fulham).

79:10: Defending throw-in by Nicky Shorey(Reading).

79:02: Defending throw-in by Nicky Shorey(Reading).

78:12: Goal kick taken long by Marcus Hahnemann(Reading).

76:52: Yellow Card - Foul by Nicky Shorey(Reading) on Clinton Dempsey(Fulham). Nicky Shorey(Reading) booked for dissent. Direct free kick taken right-footed by Franck Queudrue(Fulham) from right wing, resulting in open play.

75:37: Weak shot by John Oster(Reading) mishit right-footed from centre of penalty area (12 yards), missed right. Goal kick taken long by Antti Niemi(Fulham).

74:51: Attacking throw-in by Ulises De la Cruz(Reading).

74:26: Outswinging corner from right by-line taken right-footed by Kevin Doyle(Reading) to centre, clearance by Franck Queudrue(Fulham).

73:42: Foul by Brynjar Gunnarsson(Reading) on Papa Bouba Diop(Fulham). Direct free kick taken right-footed by Papa Bouba Diop(Fulham) from own half, resulting in open play.

73:23: Attacking throw-in by Ulises De la Cruz(Reading).

72:50: Defending throw-in by Nicky Shorey(Reading).

71:21: Brian McBride(Fulham) caught offside. Indirect free kick taken right-footed by Marcus Hahnemann(Reading) from own half, resulting in open play.

70:55: Attacking throw-in by Franck Queudrue(Fulham).

Substitution made69:34: Substitution - Reading substitution: Dave Kitson replaced by Shane Long (tactical).Reading substitution: Seol Ki-Hyeon replaced by John Oster (tactical).Fulham substitution: Heidar Helguson replaced by Vincenzo Montella (tactical). Defending throw-in by Ulises De la Cruz(Reading).

68:27: Foul by Liam Rosenior(Fulham) on Stephen Hunt(Reading). Direct free kick taken left-footed by Nicky Shorey(Reading) from left wing, passed.

Substitution made67:01: Substitution - Handball by Dave Kitson(Reading). Fulham substitution: Simon Davies replaced by Clinton Dempsey (tactical). Direct free kick taken right-footed by Antti Niemi(Fulham) from own half, resulting in open play.

66:10: Kevin Doyle(Reading) caught offside. Indirect free kick taken right-footed by Liam Rosenior(Fulham) from own half, resulting in open play.

64:56: Shot by Simon Davies(Fulham) right-footed from left side of penalty area (12 yards), brilliant save (with feet) by Marcus Hahnemann(Reading).

63:52: Foul by James Harper(Reading) on Heidar Helguson(Fulham). Direct free kick taken right-footed by Liam Rosenior(Fulham) from own half, resulting in open play. Goal kick taken long by Marcus Hahnemann(Reading).

61:47: Correction - Shot by Simon Davies(Fulham) left-footed from left channel (18 yards), blocked by Seol Ki-Hyeon(Reading).

62:05: Correction - Outswinging corner from right by-line taken right-footed by James Harper(Reading) to centre, resulting in open play. Goal kick taken long by Antti Niemi(Fulham).

62:05: Outswinging corner from right by-line taken right-footed by James Harper(Reading) to centre, resulting in open play. Goal kick taken long by Antti Niemi(Fulham).

61:47: Shot by Simon Davies(Fulham) left-footed from left channel (18 yards), blocked by Andre Bikey(Reading).

61:14: Defending throw-in by Liam Rosenior(Fulham).

60:06: Shot by Papa Bouba Diop(Fulham) drilled left-footed from left channel (25 yards), over the bar. Goal kick taken long by Marcus Hahnemann(Reading).

58:54: Shot by Franck Queudrue(Fulham) drilled left-footed from right channel (35+ yards), missed left. Goal kick taken long by Marcus Hahnemann(Reading).

58:48: Attacking throw-in by Michael Brown(Fulham).

57:31: Inswinging corner from left by-line taken right-footed by Simon Davies(Fulham) to centre, resulting in open play.

57:18: Cross by Simon Davies(Fulham), header by Brian McBride(Fulham) from centre of penalty area (12 yards), resulting in open play.

56:54: Defending throw-in by Franck Queudrue(Fulham).

56:39: Attacking throw-in by Ulises De la Cruz(Reading).

56:05: Goal kick taken long by Marcus Hahnemann(Reading).

55:29: Foul by Andre Bikey(Reading) on Liam Rosenior(Fulham). Direct free kick taken right-footed by Liam Rosenior(Fulham) from right wing, resulting in open play.

55:16: Defending throw-in by Liam Rosenior(Fulham).

55:05: Attacking throw-in by Nicky Shorey(Reading).

54:12: Yellow Card - Foul by Heidar Helguson(Fulham) on Ivar Ingimarsson(Reading). Heidar Helguson(Fulham) booked for dissent. Direct free kick taken right-footed by Marcus Hahnemann(Reading) from own half, resulting in open play.

53:16: Cross by Seol Ki-Hyeon(Reading), shot by Stephen Hunt(Reading) right-footed from centre of penalty area (12 yards), over the bar. Goal kick taken long by Antti Niemi(Fulham).

52:33: Goal kick taken long by Marcus Hahnemann(Reading).

51:19: Cross by Seol Ki-Hyeon(Reading), shot by James Harper(Reading) mishit right-footed from centre of penalty area (18 yards), comfortable save (caught) by Antti Niemi(Fulham).

51:00: Attacking throw-in by Ulises De la Cruz(Reading).

50:23: Outswinging corner from left by-line taken left-footed by Stephen Hunt(Reading) to centre, resulting in open play.

50:01: Cross by Stephen Hunt(Reading), clearance by Carlos Bocanegra(Fulham).

49:16: Foul by Michael Brown(Fulham) on Andre Bikey(Reading). Indirect free kick taken right-footed by Marcus Hahnemann(Reading) from own half, resulting in open play.

48:13: Attacking throw-in by Liam Rosenior(Fulham).

47:29: Shot by Seol Ki-Hyeon(Reading) left-footed from left channel (20 yards), over the bar. Goal kick taken long by Antti Niemi(Fulham).

46:56: Correction - Attacking throw-in by James Harper(Reading).

46:56: Attacking throw-in by Nicky Shorey(Reading).

46:13: Foul by Kevin Doyle(Reading) on Franck Queudrue(Fulham). Direct free kick taken left-footed by Franck Queudrue(Fulham) from own half, resulting in open play.

45:38: Goal kick taken long by Antti Niemi(Fulham).

45:26: Defending throw-in by Ulises De la Cruz(Reading).

45:00: Cross by Simon Davies(Fulham), fantastic header by Papa Bouba Diop(Fulham) from centre of penalty area (12 yards), disallowed goal. Reading 1-0 Fulham.Papa Bouba Diop(Fulham) caught offside. Indirect free kick taken right-footed by Marcus Hahnemann(Reading) from own half, resulting in open play.

45:00: Dave Kitson(Reading) caught offside. Indirect free kick taken right-footed by Antti Niemi(Fulham) from own half, resulting in open play.

44:50: Defending throw-in by Nicky Shorey(Reading).

44:44: Attacking throw-in by Liam Rosenior(Fulham).

43:04: Wayne Routledge(Fulham) caught offside. Indirect free kick taken right-footed by Marcus Hahnemann(Reading) from own half, resulting in open play.

42:05: Shot by Franck Queudrue(Fulham) drilled left-footed from right channel (35+ yards), over the bar. Goal kick taken long by Marcus Hahnemann(Reading).

41:48: Attacking throw-in by Liam Rosenior(Fulham).

40:01: Dave Kitson(Reading) caught offside. Indirect free kick taken right-footed by Antti Niemi(Fulham) from own half, resulting in open play.

39:16: Heidar Helguson(Fulham) caught offside. Indirect free kick taken right-footed by Marcus Hahnemann(Reading) from own half, resulting in open play.

38:45: Dave Kitson(Reading) caught offside. Indirect free kick taken right-footed by Antti Niemi(Fulham) from own half, resulting in open play.

38:16: Defending throw-in by Ulises De la Cruz(Reading).

38:07: Attacking throw-in by Franck Queudrue(Fulham).

36:33: Attacking throw-in by Liam Rosenior(Fulham).

35:40: Weak shot by Stephen Hunt(Reading) volleyed left-footed from right channel (25 yards), missed right. Goal kick taken long by Antti Niemi(Fulham).

35:08: Brian McBride(Fulham) caught offside. Indirect free kick taken right-footed by Marcus Hahnemann(Reading) from own half, resulting in open play.

33:40: Cross by Stephen Hunt(Reading), resulting in ball out of play. Goal kick taken long by Antti Niemi(Fulham).

33:12: Corner from left by-line taken short left-footed by Stephen Hunt(Reading).

32:42: Outswinging corner from right by-line taken right-footed by Seol Ki-Hyeon(Reading) to centre, clearance by Papa Bouba Diop(Fulham).

31:49: Attacking throw-in by Ulises De la Cruz(Reading).

31:42: Cross by Seol Ki-Hyeon(Reading), blocked by Franck Queudrue(Fulham).

29:53: Cross by Simon Davies(Fulham), header by Papa Bouba Diop(Fulham) from centre of penalty area (12 yards), over the bar. Goal kick taken long by Marcus Hahnemann(Reading).

29:17: Corner from left by-line taken short right-footed by Simon Davies(Fulham).

28:46: Attacking throw-in by Simon Davies(Fulham).

28:26: Defending throw-in by Franck Queudrue(Fulham).

27:57: Attacking throw-in by Liam Rosenior(Fulham).

27:48: Defending throw-in by Nicky Shorey(Reading).

27:17: Defending throw-in by Liam Rosenior(Fulham).

26:34: Shot by Brynjar Gunnarsson(Reading) right-footed from centre of penalty area (12 yards), fantastic save (tipped over) by Antti Niemi(Fulham). Inswinging corner from right by-line taken left-footed by Stephen Hunt(Reading) to centre, clearance by Franck Queudrue(Fulham).

26:00: Attacking throw-in by Liam Rosenior(Fulham).

Substitution made23:47: Substitution - Outswinging corner from right by-line taken right-footed by Seol Ki-Hyeon(Reading) to centre, foul by Dave Kitson(Reading) on Ian Pearce(Fulham). Fulham substitution: Ian Pearce replaced by Zat Knight (injury). Direct free kick taken right-footed by Antti Niemi(Fulham) from own half, resulting in open play.

23:31: Cross by Seol Ki-Hyeon(Reading), resulting in open play.

22:45: Cross by Liam Rosenior(Fulham), shot by Heidar Helguson(Fulham) right-footed from left side of penalty area (12 yards), over the bar. Goal kick taken long by Marcus Hahnemann(Reading).

22:03: Defending throw-in by Franck Queudrue(Fulham).

21:47: Defending throw-in by Ulises De la Cruz(Reading).

21:19: Defending throw-in by Ulises De la Cruz(Reading).

20:06: Dave Kitson(Reading) caught offside. Indirect free kick taken right-footed by Antti Niemi(Fulham) from own half, resulting in open play.

18:43: Outswinging corner from right by-line taken right-footed by Simon Davies(Fulham) to centre, resulting in open play. Heidar Helguson(Fulham) caught offside. Indirect free kick taken right-footed by Marcus Hahnemann(Reading) from own half, resulting in open play.

18:37: Attacking throw-in by Liam Rosenior(Fulham).

18:16: Attacking throw-in by Liam Rosenior(Fulham).

17:50: Cross by Kevin Doyle(Reading), shot by Dave Kitson(Reading) right-footed from centre of penalty area (12 yards), save (caught) by Antti Niemi(Fulham).

17:31: Defending throw-in by Ulises De la Cruz(Reading).

16:39: Kevin Doyle(Reading) caught offside. Indirect free kick taken right-footed by Antti Niemi(Fulham) from own half, resulting in open play.

15:50: Cross by Seol Ki-Hyeon(Reading), resulting in ball out of play. Goal kick taken long by Antti Niemi(Fulham).

15:39: Attacking throw-in by Ulises De la Cruz(Reading).

15:02: Attacking throw-in by Liam Rosenior(Fulham).

14:02: Goal - Cross by Kevin Doyle(Reading), goal by Stephen Hunt(Reading) right-footed (top-right of goal) from right side of six-yard box (6 yards).Reading 1-0 Fulham. Assist (pass) by Kevin Doyle(Reading) from right side of penalty area.

13:51: Cross by Seol Ki-Hyeon(Reading), resulting in open play.

12:46: Inswinging corner from right by-line taken left-footed by Simon Davies(Fulham) to centre, shot by Ian Pearce(Fulham) right-footed from centre of penalty area (12 yards), over the bar. Goal kick taken long by Marcus Hahnemann(Reading).

11:53: Yellow Card - Foul by Stephen Hunt(Reading) on Liam Rosenior(Fulham). Direct free kick taken right-footed by Antti Niemi(Fulham) from own half, resulting in open play. Stephen Hunt(Reading) booked for dissent.

11:13: Shot by Brynjar Gunnarsson(Reading) drilled right-footed from right side of penalty area (12 yards), brilliant save (with feet) by Antti Niemi(Fulham). Outswinging corner from left by-line taken left-footed by Stephen Hunt(Reading) to centre, clearance by Papa Bouba Diop(Fulham).

10:51: Shot by Brian McBride(Fulham) right-footed from left side of penalty area (12 yards), save (caught) by Marcus Hahnemann(Reading).

10:24: Inswinging corner from left by-line taken right-footed by Simon Davies(Fulham) to far post, resulting in open play.

10:04: Defending throw-in by Simon Davies(Fulham).

09:23: Dave Kitson(Reading) caught offside. Indirect free kick taken right-footed by Antti Niemi(Fulham) from own half, resulting in open play.

09:03: Defending throw-in by Kevin Doyle(Reading).

07:58: Inswinging corner from left by-line taken left-footed by Stephen Hunt(Reading) to near post, resulting in open play. Shot by Kevin Doyle(Reading) right-footed from centre of penalty area (18 yards), missed right. Goal kick taken long by Antti Niemi(Fulham).

07:25: Attacking throw-in by Nicky Shorey(Reading).

06:22: Goal kick taken long by Marcus Hahnemann(Reading). Foul by Heidar Helguson(Fulham) on Andre Bikey(Reading). Direct free kick taken right-footed by Marcus Hahnemann(Reading) from own half, resulting in open play.

05:36: Cross by Seol Ki-Hyeon(Reading), clearance by Ian Pearce(Fulham). Inswinging corner from right by-line taken left-footed by Stephen Hunt(Reading) to centre, clearance by Papa Bouba Diop(Fulham).

05:16: Attacking throw-in by Ulises De la Cruz(Reading).

04:30: Defending throw-in by Ulises De la Cruz(Reading).

02:41: Foul by Ian Pearce(Fulham) on Seol Ki-Hyeon(Reading). Direct free kick taken left-footed by Nicky Shorey(Reading) from left wing, resulting in open play.

01:52: Foul by Papa Bouba Diop(Fulham) on James Harper(Reading). Direct free kick taken left-footed by Nicky Shorey(Reading) from own half, resulting in open play.

01:24: Attacking throw-in by Nicky Shorey(Reading).Attacking throw-in by Liam Rosenior(Fulham).

01:11: Cross by Kevin Doyle(Reading), clearance by Michael Brown(Fulham).

00:51: Attacking throw-in by Seol Ki-Hyeon(Reading).

00:11: Goal kick taken long by Antti Niemi(Fulham). 

Match Information

Competition: Barclays Premier League

Date: Saturday 14 April 2007
Kick-off: 3:00pm

Venue: Madejski Stadium, Reading
Attendance: 24,082

Referee: Lee Mason

Reading

Line-up: Hahnemann; Ingimarsson, André Bikey, Gunnarsson, Shorey; de la Cruz, Harper, Hunt, Seol Ki-Hyeon (Oster 70'); Kitson (Long 45'), Doyle

Unused substitutes: Federici, Halford, Duberry

Fulham

Line-up: Niemi; Rosenior, Pearce (Knight 25'), Bocanegra, Queudrue; Davies (Dempsey 68'), Brown, Diop, Routledge; McBride, Helguson (Montella 71')

Unused substitutes: Lastuvka, Radzinski

As It Stood Table

Pos Club Pl Pts
1 Manchester United 32 78
2 Chelsea 32 75
3 Liverpool 33 61
4 Arsenal 33 59
5 Bolton Wanderers 34 54
6 Everton 33 51
7 Portsmouth 34 49
8 Reading 34 48
9 Tottenham Hotspur 32 48
10 Aston Villa 34 42
11 Newcastle United 34 41
12 Manchester City 33 41
13 Blackburn Rovers 32 40
14 Middlesbrough 33 39
15 Fulham 34 35
16 Wigan Athletic 33 34
17 Sheffield United 33 34
18 Charlton Athletic 33 32
19 West Ham United 33 29
20 Watford 33 23
Reading (4-4-2)
  • 1Marcus Hahnemann
  • 16Ivar Ingimarsson
  • 23André Bikey
  • 26Brynjar Gunnarsson
  • 3Nicky Shorey
  • 23Ulises de la Cruz
  • 15James Harper
  • 10Stephen Hunt
  • 19Seol Ki-Hyeon
  • 12Dave Kitson
  • 9Kevin Doyle
Substitutes
  • 32Adam Federici
  • 28Greg Halford
  • 29Michael Duberry
  • 11John Oster
  • 9Shane Long
Fulham (4-4-2)
  • 29Antti Niemi
  • 7Liam Rosenior
  • 19Ian Pearce
  • 3Carlos Bocanegra
  • 4Franck Queudrue
  • 25Simon Davies
  • 8Michael Brown
  • 14Papa Bouba Diop
  • 22Wayne Routledge
  • 20Brian McBride
  • 9Heidar Helguson
Substitutes
  • 12Jan Lastuvka
  • 6Zat Knight
  • 11Vincenzo Montella
  • 13Tomasz Radzinski
  • 23Clint Dempsey