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Preview: Royals v Millwall

16 September 2014

A look ahead to tonight's game

Reading vs Millwall
Tuesday 16th September, 8pm
Sky Bet Championship
Madejski Stadium

Team News
Reading: Previously injured duo Nick Blackman and Pavel Pogrebnyak both came off the bench against Fulham and will be available again, while Garath McCleary, Shaun Cummings, Jem Karacan, Danny Williams and Anton Ferdinand are out.

Millwall: Winger Lee Martin is out with a knee ligament injury while striker Lee Gregory has a hip problem. Nicky Bailey (calf) and Sid Nelson (foot) have also been ruled out.

Tickets are on general sale - advanced prices are available until 5pm today. To buy now book online at, come down in person or call 0118 968 1313.


Lower West, East, South & North
Member Advance
Non-member Advance
Concessions (17-21 or 65 and over)£17
16 and Under
Upper West

Concessions (17-21 or 65 and over)£22
16 and Under

Pre-match talk
Royals boss Nigel Adkins: "Saturday was a great start to a busy block of games. It's not about 11 players, it's about the entire squad and everyone is working for each other which is really pleasing."

Millwall Factfile
Full name: Millwall Football Club
Nickname: The Lions
Founded: 3 October 1885; 128 years ago, as Millwall Rovers
Ground: The Den,
Capacity: 20,146
Owner: Millwall Holdings plc
Chairman: John Berylson
Manager: Ian Holloway
Last season: 19th, Championship

Last five meetings
English Championship - Sat 01 Feb 2014 - Millwall 0 - 3 Reading    
English Championship - Sat 26 Oct 2013 - Reading 1 - 1 Millwall    
English Championship - Sat 03 Mar 2012 - Millwall 1 - 2 Reading    
English Championship - Sat 06 Aug 2011 - Reading 2 - 2 Millwall    
English Championship - Tue 22 Feb 2011 - Reading 2 - 1 Millwall

Matchday programme
Jake Taylor has just been training with the most expensive footballer in world football, following his first call-up to the Welsh senior side, and the Royals midfielder speaks all about his international experience in tonight's issue of 'The Royal'. Click here to find out more.

Guide the Game
As always, plenty going on around Madejski Stadium on a matchday! Click here to view our Guide to the Game.

New Family Section
Look out for our brand new Family Area, in partnership with Knight Print, which was officially opened on Saturday. The area acts as a colourful new entrance to the Royals Family Stand – a designated area for families watching the game from B17 and B18 in the North Stand!

Specials in kiosks:
Vegetable Wrap
Tandoori Chicken Wrap

Lockey Farm sausages and pulled pork will also be available on the Cracklin’ Jacks stand in the East and West stand.

At the Panini bars, supporters can grab either a Cheese & Ham or Cheese & Tomato panini.

Soup remains unavailable until the weather is cooler.

Match sponsor
Austin Fraser will be the Match Sponsor this evening

Live Commentary
You can listen to every pass, tackle and goal with live commentary on Reading FC Player. Our online subscription also allows you access to extended match highlights and exclusive interviews. Click here for more. 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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