Football - Hunt could figure for Royals

Noel Hunt faces a late fitness test ahead of Reading's home meeting with Sunderland in the Barclays Premier League.

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The striker missed the comeback draw against Chelsea in midweek with an unspecified knock and is again a doubt for manager Brian McDermott. Jason Roberts (hip) will play no part.

McDermott must decide whether or not to promote Adam Le Fondre to the starting line-up. The striker again impressed off the bench against Chelsea, scoring twice for the second successive league game - but McDermott has stressed his best role is presently as a substitute.

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