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A view from the back of the coach. Forest (A) 9th April, 2011

April 10, 2011 2 comments

A view from the back of the coach – Forest Away

Rarely does football get the heart racing to a point where your exhaustion is cancelled out by the sheer adrenaline generated from a fantastic, battling and spirited win. Yesterday, in the sunshine and intense heat of the Forest Ground, was an exception. The 9th of April 2011 will certainly go down as one of the best games of football that many of the 1,428 Reading away fans will have ever seen.

Of course it’s not the first 4-3 that Royals fans have seen this year. However the 4-3 win yesterday has very few similarities to the 4-3 against Doncaster Rovers back at the Madejski on the 30th October. That day we battled back from 3-1 down at halftime to win it in the last minute. Also on that day Kacaran and Church got our second and fourth goals respectively, something that also happened yesterday, but that fact and the scoreline are where the similarities end. Against Doncaster we were very disjointed, were extremely porous in defence and were reliant on one favourable referring decision to get us back into the game. Looking back we were very inconsistent generall, but those games sowed the seeds of our current good run.

This wasn't the Royal's first 4-3 this year, but it was the best.

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