Substitute Emile Sinclair spared Crawley's blushes as he stuck late on to earn a 2-1 win against Conference North table-toppers Hednesford
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The wintry conditions are taking their toll as the first weekend football fixtures have been called off.
The League One games at Scunthorpe, Crawley and Bury have all fallen victim to frozen pitches while the League Two matches at Accrington, Rochdale and Southend are off for the same reason.
GOAL - Crawley 1-3 Reading (Le Fondre)
Adam Le Fondre bags his second from the spot after Hunt brought down