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Reading FC Goal Of The Year: 2016

What was your favourite Reading goal in 2016?

Brighton & Hove Albion v Reading - EFL Cup Third Round Photo by Mike Hewitt/Getty Images

2016 may have been a mixed year for Reading results-wise, but it sure did conjure up some brilliant goals.

We've collected some of the best ones, and invite you to vote for your favourite in our poll at the bottom of the article.

Lucas Piazon vs Huddersfield Town, FA Cup, January 19

With Reading two goals down at home to the Terriers in a FA Cup replay, Lucas Piazon sparked a comeback with this cracking free kick.

Yann Kermorgant vs Charlton Athletic, Championship, February 27

In a first half full of attacking verve that showed Reading under Brian McDermott 2.0 at their very best, Yann Kermorgant netted this beauty against his old club.

(Gif made from official highlights, which you can find here).

Ola John vs Bolton Wanderers, Championship, April 2

The Dutch winger blew hot and cold in his loan spell at Reading, but at his best he was capable of stunning strikes like this.

John Swift vs Barnsley, Championship, September 17

In a big win for the Royals, former Chelsea and Brentford playmaker John Swift slammed this shot from range past the helpless Adam Davies.

John Swift vs Brighton and Hove Albion, League Cup, September 20

A few days later, Swift ensured Reading would enjoy a cup tie at Arsenal by finishing off this fine team move in style.

Roy Beerens vs Bristol City, Championship, November 26

One of the best team goals we've seen Reading score in quite some time: Roy Beerens and the Royals go full Barca.

(Again, gif made from official highlights, which you can find here).

Callum Harriott vs Norwich City, Championship, December 26

A Boxing Day treat: the throw from Al-Habsi, the control from McCleary, the one-touch assist from John Swift, and a cannon strike from Callum Harriott.

What was your favourite Reading goal of 2016? Vote in our poll below.

Did we miss any really good ones out? Let us know in the comments.