Brian McDermott's Royals will face Crawley Town in the third round of the FA Cup.
Reading were number 33 in the hat and were drawn against the Red Devils - who have former Royals manager Steve Coppell at the director of football helm.
Fabrice Muamba and Ledley King were on hand to complete the draw, which was broadcast live on ITV.
The tie will be played on the 5th or 6th of January 2013 - check back to www.readingfc.co.uk
for further details of our third round clash.