Line ups from Ewood ParkNigel Adkins has handed centre back Jake Cooper a start for Saturday's trip to Blackburn, in place of the suspended Michael Hector.
The giant Academy product accompanies Alex Pearce in the centre of defence, whilst Jake Taylor and Nick Blackman also come into the starting line up.
Anton Ferdinand and Danny Williams are handed spots on the bench - their first involvement in the first team this season.
Blackburn: Steele, Hanley (C), Cairney, Marshall, Olsson, Baptiste, Williamson, DUffy, Evans, Gestede, Rhodes
Subs: Eastwood, Henley, Kilgallon, Dunn, Varney, Tunnicliffe, Conway
Reading: Federici, Obita, Gunter (C), Pearce, Cooper, Akpan, Norwood, Taylor, Blackman, Robson-Kanu, Murray
Subs: Andersen, Kelly, Ferdinand, Williams, Mackie, Cox, Pogrebnyak