Ticket prices also announcedReading’s first round Capital One Cup tie away at Colchester United will kick-off at 7.45pm on Tuesday 11th August.
The match will be the club’s first ever trip to the Weston Homes Community Stadium and ticket prices have also been confirmed.
Adult - £15
Senior - £10
Forces - £10
Disabled - £10
Under 21 - £7.00
Under 14 - £2.00
Tickets will be on sale from Madejski Stadium's ticket office and www.readingfcdirect.co.uk in due course
Colchester narrowly avoided relegation from League One last season, securing their status on the final day of the campaign. We last met in competitive action in January of 2002.
A brace from Nicky Forster and one goal from Andy Hughes secured Reading the points at Madejski Stadium that day, with the victory earning Alan Pardew’s side their seventh win in a row. Click here to read a full report
We took on Newport County at the first-round stage last season, where goals from Pavel Pogrebnyak, Nick Blackman and Craig Tanner - his first in professional football - earned Reading a 3-1 win.