Glenville Adam James le Fondre, or more commonly known as Adam le Fondre, is an English footballer from Offerton, Stockport who plays for Premiership side Reading as a striker. He is also fondly nicknamed "Alf", derived from his initials. He began his career at Stockport County, coming up the ranks and making his debut against Bury in 2004, scoring the third goal in a 3–1 victory. He has also scored four goals in one game for County as they thrashed Wrexham 5–2. In early 2007, Le Fondre joined Rochdale on loan from Stockport, scoring twice on his debut in the 5–0 defeat of MK Dons. He finished his 2008-09 season as leading scorer with 21 goals and a series of Player of the Season awards. On 11 August 2009, le Fondre signed up with Rotherham Unitedon a three-year contract. Fondre scored four in one game for the second time in his career on 21st August 2010 in a remarkable 6–4 home victory over Cheltenham Town. On 27 August 2011, Le Fondre signed a three-year contract with Championship side Reading for a fee of £350,000. He scored his first goal for Reading in a 2–0 win against Doncaster Rovers on 17 September 2011. On 21 April, he came off the bench to score in a 2-2 draw against Crystal Palace, with the point helping to secure the Championship title.