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13 December 2013

Key info for Terriers trip

Royals Team News
No new injury concerns for Reading, Chris Baird did some light training on Thursday so is a little closer to a return.

Advanced sales have now finished but tickets will be available at the John Smith's Stadium on the day of the game. Prices are as below, although there are no u8s tickets available on the day, only u18s.

Lower Tier
60 & Over
Under 18£10
Under 8£5

Reach the M1 North by using the M25 or M40, stay on the motorway for 112 miles, coming off at junction 38. Then take the A637 exit to Huddersfield, head to Wakefield Rd/A642, turn right onto Penistone Rd/A629 before taking the exit onto Southgate/A62 and follow the signs.

Terriers Factfile

Full name: Huddersfield Town Football Club
Nickname: The Terriers
Founded: 15 August 1908; 105 years ago
Ground: John Smith's Stadium
Capacity: 24,500
Chairman: Dean Hoyle
Manager: Mark Robins
Last season: 19th, Championship

Huddersfield wins: 11
Draws: 8
Reading wins: 20

Last five
Carling Cup - Tue 28 Oct 2003 - Reading 1 - 0 Huddersfield    
Football League Div 2 - Sat 12 Jan 2002 - Huddersfield 0 - 1 Reading    
Football League Div 2 - Sat 18 Aug 2001 - Reading 1 - 0 Huddersfield    
Football League Div 1 - Sat 21 Mar 1998 - Reading 0 - 2 Huddersfield    
Football League Div 1 - Sat 15 Nov 1997 - Huddersfield 1 - 0 Reading

In quotes
Royals boss Nigel Adkins: "They've got a very good possession based game so it's one we're looking forward to and one that we've got to have the belief to go and get three points." Read more by clicking here, and to watch the full interview on Reading FC Player click here.

Huddersfield manager Mark Robins: “I know Nigel Adkins from his days at Scunthorpe and he has done very well throughout his managerial career. It is a good challenge for us to pit our wits against a good team and manager."

The Officials
Referee: Oliver Langford
Assistants: Andy Hendley and Nigel Smith
Fourth Official: Richard Bartlett

Odds - click here for more.
Match: Huddersfield win 6/4, draw 12/5, Reading 17/10
First goal: Royston Drenthe 12/1, Shaun Cummings 50/1, Adam Hammill 14/1.

Live Commentary
Not going to Yorkshire? Not to worry - we've got it covered!

You can listen to every pass, tackle and goal with live commentary on Reading FC Player. Tune this evening - you can also catch pre-match and post-match chat as the Royals do battle with the Terriers. Sign up to Player by clicking here, it's just 10p a day, and you get tons of other exclusive videos.

As ever, we'll also provide live updates on our Twitter and Facebook pages, and don't forget to follow our Instagram page OfficialReadingFC for loads of exclusive images.

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