Royals to visit John Smith’s Stadium on Saturday
It’s a date! The Royals will visit Huddersfield Town on Saturday 9th January in the third round of the FA Cup (kick-off 3pm).
In the event the game in Huddersfield results in a draw, and a replay would be required and that date has been provisionally set as Tuesday 19th January (this would be subject to change for any television selection).
The fixture falls just over a year since last year’s trip to the John Smith’s Stadium in the same stage of last year’s competition. And mighty oaks from small acorns grow – few could have imagined that a winter visit to West Yorkshire would be the first step on an incredible journey that took us to Wembley.
It wasn’t the greatest spectacle, but it was the result that mattered that day – and Nick Blackman’s fifth goal of the campaign was the decider and set Reading on the way to the semi-final. Here’s a reminder of what happened last year in Huddersfield…
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