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Captain McShane returns; 5 Academy graduates start

11 March 2016

Team news for the FA Cup quarter-final

Reading manager Brian McDermott makes just one change to the team that beat West Bromwich Albion in the fifth round of the FA Cup - Ola John is the man that comes in to face Crystal Palace.

That means that once again five products of Reading's Academy start the match, as does captain Paul McShane on his return from injury.  Matej Vydra could also feature, as he is named amongst the substitutes.

Reading: Al-Habsi, Gunter, Obita, McShane (c), Cooper, Hector, Norwood, Quinn, Robson-Kanu, John, Cox.
Subs: Bond, Vydra, McCleary, Rakels, Ferdinand, Piazon, Williams.

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