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Date set for Old Trafford trip in FA Cup…

8 December 2016

Royals set for Saturday lunchtime visit to Manchester

Our FA Cup third-round trip to Manchester United will take place on Saturday 7th January 2017, and will kick off at 12.30pm at Old Trafford.

Our lunchtime fixture has also been selected for broadcast, and will air live on BT Sport.

The third-round draw took place on Monday evening, and handed our gaffer Jaap Stam a trip to his old stomping ground as opposition boss!

Further information for this fixture will be announced as soon as possible – including our away allocation, ticket prices, selling criteria and a provisional replay date.

Our game is one of six fixtures selected for TV coverage over the course of the weekend.  The televised games are as follows…

FRIDAY 6 JANUARY 2017
West Ham United v Manchester City (7.55pm) – BBC One

SATURDAY 7 JANUARY 2017
Manchester United v Reading (12.30pm) – BT Sport 2
Preston North End v Arsenal (5.30pm) – BT Sport 2

SUNDAY 8 JANUARY 2017
Liverpool v Plymouth Argyle or Newport County (1.30pm) – BT Sport 2
Tottenham Hotspur v Aston Villa (4.00pm) – BBC One

MONDAY 9 JANUARY 2017
Cambridge United v Leeds United (7.45pm) – BT Sport 2

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