Reading keeper McCarthy almost lost to cricket

Reading goalkeeper Alex McCarthy could've been lost to cricket as a junior athlete. McCarthy has won great praise this week for his performance against Liverpool.

Reading goalkeeper Alex McCarthy could've been lost to cricket as a junior athlete.

McCarthy has won great praise this week for his performance against Liverpool.

But it could've been all so different for the 23 year-old as he was a talented wicketkeeper for Surrey youth as a junior.

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