Sunday Express - Sun 23 Dec 2001 - Page 111
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DIVISION TWO SPORT FOOTBALL Reading pay heavy price as Filan saves the day Tale of two Careys
Bristol City 1 Wrexham 0 BRISTOL CITY kept their third successive clean sheet as Brian Carey's own-goal secured their sixth straight victory and kept their promotion bid on track.
Forster lef t in a spot of bother
I DON'T BELIEVE IT: Nicky Forster, centre, curses his luck as Wigan keeper John Filan saves his penalty Picture: PAUL BURGMAN.
Andy at double
The visitors took the lead after five minutes when Thomson was generously given time and space to head home Danny Murphy's corner.
ICKY FORSTER missed a second-half penalty ? and that proved costly to a Reading side hoping to close the gap on the N Second Division leaders. The Royals were leading through an early goal from John Salako when Wigan keeper John Filan made a hash of collecting a 53rd-minute back-pass.