Vital Football

Latest Reading FC News

Hunt to take break from penalty duty

Hunt to take break from penalty duty

Reading striker Noel Hunt has admitted he will shy away from taking penalties in the near future, following his penalty miss against Coventry on Saturday, meaning the game ended 1-1.

Hunt hit his effort to the left of his compatriot Joe Muprhy, who held his effort, which was Noel's second penalty miss of the season after his miss from 12 yards against Barnsley last month.

The 27-year old told the RFC official site: ''I thought I hit it well but it wasn't good enough. It's a bad penalty because he saved it.'

'I would take one again, of course I would - but for the team it's someone else's turn and that's the way we've always done it. I've got no complaints with that.'

With Ian Harte out of the team and Hunt stepping aside from the duty, it could give the green light for Adam Le Fondre from the spot, with him being the regular taker for former club Rotherham.

Out of the four penalties the Royals have won this season, only one of them has been converted from winger Hal Robson-Kanu. Along with Hunt, Ian Harte missed the other penalty against Barnsley.

Join The Vital Debate



Click here to join in the debate on the club forum.

Writer:Josh
Date:Monday September 26 2011
Time: 8:12PM

Login to post a comment

Recent Reading Articles

Stats: Preston v Reading

All the stats from Preston (1) vs (0) Reading, Deepdale, 19/8/17 Att: 11,174

Team Sheets - Preston v Reading - 19-8-17

Reading are the visitors to Deepdale to face Preston for the latest Championship game.

Stam Expecting Tough Preston Test

Manager Jaap Stam has said he's determined to pick up more points in this weekend's trip to Preston North End but he's expecting it to be a tough clash.

Barrow Looking To Kick On

Having opened his Reading account in the midweek clash against Aston Villa, Mo Barrow has said hopefully it'll be the first goal of many more to come from him at Reading.

Archived Vital Reading Articles

Vital Reading articles from

Site Journalists

Write for Vital Reading
Write For Vital Reading
Apply Here

Current Poll (see more polls)

Preston MotM
Suggested By: Site Staff
Mannone0%
Gunter0%
McShane0%
Moore0%
Blackett0%
Kelly0%
Bacuna0%
Barrow0%
Swift0%
Popa0%
Clement0%
Sub - Evans0%
Sub - Mendes0%
Sub - McCleary0%
ScoopDragon Publishing Entire League Network of Sites
The Vital Football Members League
Latest F1 News
Latest Vital Boxing News
Vital Football Comment

Recent Reading Results (view all)

Write for Vital Football