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Reading ace Harte lands fourth team of year spot

IAN HARTE's form with Reading, the Championship title winners, has been acknowledged by his fellow players as the Drogheda native was named on the PFA's team of the year for the division.

Harte (below) picked up a divisional award from his fellow pros for the fourth time in his career, having previously earned a nomination with Leeds United (1999/2000), Carlisle United (2009/10) and the Royals (2010/11).

"It's a great honour to be voted the best left back in the division by your fellow professionals and it's the third in a row for me," said Harte, who scored four goals in 33 games for the Madejski Stadium side on their way to winning the title.

Harte was one of only a handful of Irish players to earn a place on the divisional teams of the year in the PFA awards.

MK Dons midfield duo Darren Potter and Stephen Gleeson were honoured in League One, along with Sheffield United's Stephen Quinn, while Torquay's Eunan O'Kane -- a recent recruit from Northern Ireland to the Republic -- was selected to the team for League Two.