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4 October 2013

Key info for Clarets clash

Team News
Burnley: To follow.

Reading: Nigel Adkins hopes to have every player who travelled to Barnsley for our midweek draw fit and available for contention - including Wayne Bridge.

Supporters can pay on the day, with no price increase on tickets.

Please note that there are no concession tickets available on the away turnstile on the day of the game, adults only. Concessions are available from the Ticket Office. It is cash only in the ticket office and on the turnstiles.

65 & Over
Under 22
Under 18

By car: Take the M40 and M6 North, use the M62 to merge onto the M60. Then take the M65, at junction 10, take the A671 exit to Burnley/Clitheroe and follow the signs.
For more information on reaching Turf Moor and parking, click here.

Burnley Factfile
Full name: Burnley Football Club
Nickname: The Clarets
Founded: 1882; 130 years ago
Ground: Turf Moor, capacity 2,546
Chairmen: Mike Garlick and John Banaszkiewicz
Manager: Sean Dyche
Last season: 11th, Championship

Burnley wins: 10
Draws: 10
Reading wins: 19

In quotes
Burnley manager of the month Sean Dyche: "They've got a strong squad but, as we've shown, we want to be competitive in every game and so far we've been exactly that."

Royals boss Nigel Adkins: "Great credit to Sean in what he’s gone and done there, he’s got Burnley playing some really good football. They’re sitting top for this week, we go there and it’s going to be a challenging fixture.”

Reading midfielder Danny Guthrie: "We're winning games, getting points even though we're not playing tremendously well. But they all say that's the sign of a good team."

The Officials
Referee: Michael Jones
Assistant: Andrew Halliday and Steven Copeland
Fourth Official: Jeremy Simpson

Reading are 33/1 to be losing at half time but secure the win at Turf Moor - click here for more odds.

Live Commentary
Not going to Burnley? 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 in on Saturday afternoon - you can also catch pre-match and post-match chat as the Royals do battle with the Clarets. Sign up to Player by clicking here, it's just 10p a day, and you get tons of other exclusive videos.

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