Reading's joint player-manager needs two goals to equal Colin Clarke's record of 13 in 38 matches. Although he will be 36 next month he said: "I will carry on playing until I fall over. When you reach my age every game is a bonus, but a lot of players are persuaded to retire too early. John Aldridge is still knocking in the goals at 37."
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