Alex Pearce

Born: November 9, 1988 (age 29)

Height: 6'2" (188cm)

Hometown: Wallingford, England
Nationality: Ireland Irish

Position: Centre-back
Team: Derby County (no. 16)
Alex Pearce
Career History
Youth2001-2006Reading
Senior→ 2007Northampton Town (loan)
→ 2007-2008Bournemouth (loan)
→ 2008Norwich City (loan)
→ 2008Southampton (loan)
2015-Derby County
→ 2016Bristol City (loan)
International2012-Republic of Ireland
Sports Mole has 133 articles about Alex Pearce. Articles 1 to 40:
A general view during the Sky Bet Championship match between Sheffield Wednesday and Watford at Hillsborough Stadium on October 18, 2014
Team News: Steven Fletcher starts for Sheffield Wednesday
Steven Fletcher starts up front as Sheffield Wednesday welcome Derby County.
Apr 22, 14:10
John Egan of Gillingham scores an own goal during the Capital One Cup second round match against Newcastle United on August 26, 2014
Team News: Conor Hourihane, John Egan to make Republic of Ireland bows
Conor Hourihane and John Egan will both make their Republic of Ireland debuts in tonight's international friendly with Iceland.
Mar 28, 18:43
Reading manager Steve Clarke looks on ahead of the Sky Bet Championship match between Fulham and Reading on October 24, 2015
Preview: Reading vs. Queens Park Rangers
Sports Mole peers ahead to Thursday night's Championship contest as Reading host Queens Park Rangers at the Madejski Stadium.
Dec 2, 01:34
Gary Rowett of Birmingham City looks on during the pre season friendly match between Nuneaton Town and Birmingham City at the James Parnell Stadium on July 14, 2015
Preview: Birmingham City vs. Reading
Sports Mole previews the Championship fixture at St Andrew's between Birmingham City and Reading.
Aug 6, 19:30
General view of the Madjeski Stadium ahead of the Sky Bet Championship match between Reading and Leicester City at Madejski Stadium on April 14, 2014
Championship 2015-16 season preview: Reading
Sports Mole previews the upcoming 2015-16 Championship season from a Reading perspective.
Aug 6, 18:00
A general view outside the ground prior to the FA Cup Third Round match between Bolton Wanderers and Wigan Athletic at the Macron Stadium on January 3, 2015
Preview: Bolton Wanderers vs. Derby County
Sports Mole previews the opening day fixture in the Championship between Bolton Wanderers and Derby County.
Aug 6, 17:29
Stephen Kelly of Reading during the Premier League match between Reading and Aston Villa at Madejski Stadium on March 9, 2013
Stephen Kelly becomes free agent after leaving Reading
Republic of Ireland defender Stephen Kelly becomes a free agent after failing to agree a new contract with Reading.
Jul 22, 17:05
Tom Ince for Derby County on February 10, 2015
Alex Pearce: 'We showed some encouraging signs'
Derby County defender Alex Pearce praises his new side after their 1-0 pre-season win over Meppen.
Jul 21, 22:00
Derby County players celebrate after Chris Martin scored during the Sky Bet Championship match between Ipswich Town and Derby County at Portman Road on January 10, 2015
Derby County: 'Not promotion or bust this season'
Derby County's Brandon Furse tells Sports Mole that it is not "promotion or bust" for the Rams this season.
Jul 10, 18:18
A general view of Pride Park, home to Derby County, on July 1, 1997
Derby County win £250,000 Sky Bet Transfer Fund
Derby County win £250,000 to spend on transfers after their supporter Richard Jones is the lucky finalist drawn out in the Sky Bet Transfer Fund.
Jul 10, 15:49
Liam Bridcutt for Sunderland on January 10, 2015
Report: Derby County eye £2m move for Sunderland's Liam Bridcutt
A report suggests that Derby County are eyeing a £2m swoop to sign Liam Bridcutt from Sunderland this summer to boost their push for promotion to the Premier League.
Jul 4, 22:15
Tom Ince of Derby is challenged by Nouha Dicko of Wolves during the Sky Bet Championship match between Wolverhampton Wanderers and Derby County at Molineux on March 20, 2015
Tom Ince "interested" to work with Paul Clement at Derby County
Tom Ince says that he is "interested to see what ideas" Paul Clement has after completing a move to Derby County.
Jul 4, 13:34
Chris Baird of West Bromwich runs with the ball during the Capital One Cup second round match between West Bromwich Albion and Oxford United at The Hawthorns on August 26, 2014
Chris Baird signs for Derby County from West Bromwich Albion
Derby County secure the signing of Chris Baird on a two-year deal ahead of the expiry of his West Bromwich Albion contract.
Jun 19, 13:03
Andreas Weimann in action for Aston Villa on January 17, 2015
Derby County poised to complete £2.5m deal for Aston Villa's Andreas Weimann?
Championship side Derby County are reportedly poised to complete a £2.5m deal to sign Aston Villa forward Andreas Weimann.
Jun 14, 01:10
Derby winger Tom Ince with his Championship Player of the Month award for April on April 30, 2015
Report: Derby County trigger Tom Ince's Hull City buy-out clause
Derby County are reportedly willing to spend a club-record amount to trigger the release clause in Tom Ince's Hull City contract.
Jun 11, 12:50
Alex Pearce of Reading celebrates scoring to make it 1-0 during the Sky Bet Championship match between Reading and Leicester City at the Madejski Stadium on April 14, 2014
Alex Pearce excited by "fresh challenge" at Derby County
Alex Pearce claims that his move to Derby from Reading represents a "fresh challenge" in his career.
Jun 8, 16:52
Alex Pearce of Reading in action during the Sky Bet Championship match between Reading and Ipswich Town at the Madejski Stadium on August 03, 2013
Derby County complete Alex Pearce signing
Alex Pearce joins Derby County on a free transfer from Reading.
Jun 8, 13:44
Darren Bent of Derby County celebrates as he scores their third goal during the Sky Bet Championship match between Derby County and Blackpool at iPro Stadium on April 14, 2015
Derby County to wrap up Darren Bent, Alex Pearce signings?
Derby County will tie up the signings of Darren Bent and Alex Pearce this week, according to a report.
Jun 8, 07:15
A general view of the Madejski Stadium, home to Reading FC, on December 10, 2011
Reading release five including Danny Guthrie, Yakubu Aiyegbeni
Reading release five players, including Danny Guthrie and Yakubu Aiyegbeni, as manager Steve Clarke looks set to overhaul his squad in the close-season.
May 21, 20:10
Alan Judge of Brentford scores the opening goal of the game during the Sky Bet League One match between Brentford and Preston North End at Griffin Park on April 18, 2014
Half-Time Report: Alan Judge the difference at the Madejski Stadium
Alan Judge gives playoff-chasing Brentford a 1-0 half-time lead over Reading in the Championship.
Apr 25, 15:51
Alex Pearce of Reading in action during the Sky Bet Championship match between Reading and Ipswich Town at the Madejski Stadium on August 03, 2013
Team News: Reading make four changes for Brentford test
Steve Clarke makes four changes to his Reading side as they prepare to welcome a Brentford team needing a win to keep their playoff hopes alive.
Apr 25, 14:46
Demarai Gray of Birmingham City in action during the Pre Season Friendly match between Notts County and Birmingham City at Meadow Lane on July 29, 2014
Team News: Demarai Gray drops out for Birmingham City
Demarai Gray is one of three changes to the Birmingham side for the trip to face Reading at the Madejski Stadium.
Apr 22, 19:15
Alex Pearce of Reading in action during the Sky Bet Championship match between Reading and Ipswich Town at the Madejski Stadium on August 03, 2013
Reading's Alex Pearce: "We're due a win"
Reading defender Alex Pearce feels that he and his teammates have to put their recent poor form behind them to pull off a shock victory against Arsenal in the FA Cup.
Apr 18, 06:10
Alex Pearce of Reading in action during the Sky Bet Championship match between Reading and Ipswich Town at the Madejski Stadium on August 03, 2013
Alex Pearce ready for "very special" FA Cup semi-final against Arsenal
Reading defender Alex Pearce admits that facing Arsenal in the FA Cup semi-final on Saturday will be one of the "biggest matches" that he's ever played in.
Apr 17, 10:52
Jamie Mackie of Reading celebrates scoring his team's third goal during the FA Cup Quarter Final Replay match between Reading and Bradford City at Madejski Stadium on March 16, 2015
Result: Reading frustrated by Blackburn Rovers
Reading have to settle for a point after being held to a 0-0 draw by Blackburn Rovers.
Apr 11, 16:59
Jamie Mackie of Reading celebrates after scoring the opening goal of the game during the Sky Bet Championship match between Reading and Rotherham United at Madejski Stadium on November 04, 2014
Half-Time Report: Reading and Blackburn Rovers remains goalless
Blackburn Rovers hold Reading at arm's length, leaving their Championship clash goalless at the break.
Apr 11, 15:53
Pavel Pogrebnyak of Reading celebrates his goal during the Sky Bet Championship match between Nottingham Forest and Reading at City Ground on November 29, 2013
Half-Time Report: Reading lead Cardiff City thanks to early goal
Reading lead Cardiff City 1-0 at half time thanks to an early goal from Pavel Pogrebnyak.
Apr 4, 15:51
Troy Deeney of Watford celebrates with team mates as he scores their second goal during the Sky Bet Championship match between Watford and Rotherham United at Vicarage Road on February 24, 2015
Preview: Watford vs. Reading
Sports Mole previews the Championship match between promotion hopefuls Watford and FA Cup quarter-finalists Reading.
Mar 12, 17:36
Brighton's Andrew Crofts and Reading's Danny Guthrie in action during their FA Cup third round match on January 4, 2013
Team News: Reading, Brighton & Hove Albion make five changes apiece
Reading and Brighton & Hove Albion make five changes each ahead of their Championship clash at the Madejski Stadium on Tuesday evening.
Mar 10, 19:52
Brighton's Andrew Crofts and Reading's Danny Guthrie in action during their FA Cup third round match on January 4, 2013
Preview: Reading vs. Brighton & Hove Albion
Sports Mole previews Tuesday night's match in the Championship as bottom-half sides Reading and Brighton & Hove Albion meet at the Madejski Stadium.
Mar 9, 19:22
Stephen Darby of Bradford City and Pavel Pogrebnyak of Reading compete for the ball during the FA Cup Quarter Final match between Bradford City and Reading at the Coral Windows Stadium, Valley Parade on March 7, 2015
Result: Bradford City, Reading need replay
Reading and Bradford City will replay their FA Cup quarter-final after playing out a goalless draw at Valley Parade.
Mar 7, 14:44
Bolton's Icelandic striker Eidur Gudjohnsen celebrates after scoring his team's first goal from a penalty during the FA Cup fourth round replay football match between Bolton and Liverpool at the Reebok Stadium in Bolton, on February 4, 2015
Result: Jamie Mackie grabs Reading late draw against hosts Bolton Wanderers
Jamie Mackie grabs a last-gasp equaliser for Reading as they salvage a 1-1 draw away at Bolton Wanderers in the Championship.
Mar 3, 21:58
Liam Feeney of Bolton Wanderers during the Pre Season Friendly match between Bolton Wanderers and Vitesse Arnhem at the Macron Stadium on August 3, 2014
Team News: Kevin McNaughton, Liam Feeney pass fitness tests to start for Bolton Wanderers
Defender Kevin McNaughton and winger Liam Feeney pass late fitness tests for Bolton Wanderers as they welcome travelling Reading in the Championship.
Mar 3, 19:28
Reading's Pavel Pogrebnyak chases after Wigan's Jason Pearce on February 17, 2015
Result: Jason Pearce debut goal keeps Wigan Athletic's survival hopes alive
Wigan Athletic move three points closer to Championship safety thanks to Jason Pearce's first-half goal which proved the difference in a 1-0 win over Reading.
Feb 17, 21:58
Hugo Rodallega of Fulham celebrates scoring during the Sky Bet Championship match between Fulham and Huddersfield Town at Craven Cottage on November 8, 2014
Half-Time Report: Fulham, Reading remain goalless
Fulham and Reading fail to find the mark as their Championship clash remains goalless at the break.
Jan 17, 15:50
Reading manager Steve Clarke during the Sky Bet Championship match between Brighton and Hove Albion and Reading at The Amex Stadium on December 26, 2014
Mid-season report: Reading
Steve Clarke might have only just got the Reading job, but he has a tough task ahead after a difficult season so far. Sports Mole recaps the Royals' first half of 2014-15.
Jan 8, 12:00
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Result: Billy Sharp denies Nottingham Forest victory
Nottingham Forest have two goals controversially disallowed as they are held to a 1-1 draw by Leeds United at the City Ground.
Dec 20, 19:09
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Half-Time Report: Matty Fryatt pounces to hand Nottingham Forest half-time lead
Matty Fryatt scores on the stroke of half time to give Nottingham Forest a 1-0 lead over Leeds United at half time of their Championship clash.
Dec 20, 18:03
West Bromwich Albion's Scottish manager Steve Clarke awaits kick off in the English Premier League football match between West Bromwich Albion and Swansea City at The Hawthorns in West Bromwich, central England, on September 1, 2013
Team News: New Reading boss Steve Clarke makes two changes for game with Watford
New Reading manager Steve Clarke recalls Alex Pearce and Nick Blackman for their home game with Watford.
Dec 20, 14:20
West Bromwich Albion's Scottish manager Steve Clarke awaits kick off in the English Premier League football match between West Bromwich Albion and Swansea City at The Hawthorns in West Bromwich, central England, on September 1, 2013
Preview: Reading vs. Watford
Sports Mole previews Saturday's Championship clash between Reading and Watford as Steve Clarke takes charge of the Royals for the first time.
Dec 18, 16:00



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