Reading supersub Le Fondre: My name suits my scoring

Adam Le Fondre was delighted with his goals in Reading's win at Newcastle United.

The supersub lived up to his nickname to pounce twice in quick succession, earning his side’s first away win in the Premier League for five years.

And it was also the first time Brian McDermott and his team had scored away from home in the second half all season — as they completed back-to-back wins from losing positions.

Le Fondre said: “I thought my name in French meant melt and I’ve been called Adam Le Melt.

“But I’ve also been told it means to pounce. I have a role to play in the team and I have to accept it.

“That’s how it is at the moment but obviously I want to start games every week.

“It’s madness that we had not got a second-half goal all season then I get two in five minutes.

“But the fact it was our first away win is more important and records are meant to be broken, aren’t they? Let’s hope we build on that.

“We never give up hope and we are a team that will go right to the end because we are that sort of squad.

“Everyone is adamant we will never throw in the towel and there is still a long way to go and loads of points at stake.”

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