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TEAM NEWS: Akpan starts

18 April 2014

One change for Royals

Nigel Adkins has made one change to the side that started against league leaders Leicester on Monday night, bringing the fit again Hope Akpan into midfield.

Wayne Bridge drops out so Jordan Obita reverts to the left-back position this afternoon.

Shaun Cummings is named on the bench in place of Stephen Kelly and Nick Blackman is also amongst our substitutes, replacing the suspended Mikele Leigertwood.

Reading: McCarthy, Gunter, Obita, Pearce, Morrison, Hector, Akpan, Williams, McAnuff (c), McCleary, Pogrebnyak.
Subs: Federici, Cummings, Gorkss, Robson-Kanu, Drenthe, Blackman, Le Fondre.

Wigan Athletic: Al Habsi, Maloney, Gomez, McManaman, McArthur, Boyce (C), Espinoza, Beausejour, Perch, Barnett, Waghorn.
Subs: Carson, McClean, Powell, Maynard, Kiernan, Fortune, Collison.

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