St James' win moves Reading up to 18th in Premiership

Newcastle United's Sylvain Marveaux (left) and Reading's Mikele Leigertwood battle for the bal Credit: Owen Humphreys/PA Wire

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Reading FC win at Newcastle

Reading FC manager Brian McDermott was full of praise for his team after they stunned St James' Park with an emphatic win. Under-fire Newcastle boss Alan Pardew insisted he is strong enough to take the tide of criticism which came post-match.