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Hillsborough awaits as Burton trip switches to midweek

A Friday night Fourth Round fixture and a midweek trip to the Pirelli to end the month!

17 January 2018

Our 3-0 Third Round win over Stevenage on Tuesday night means the Royals will travel to Hillsborough to face Sheffield Wednesday in the Emirates FA Cup on Friday 26th January, kick-off 7.45pm.

Jaap Stam's side knocked their League Two opponents out of the competition courtesy of a hat-trick from Jon Dadi Bodvarsson in a replay at Madejski Stadium on Tuesday night.

And the Royals went into the game considering a trip to one of potentially three different venues at the end of this month, dependant on the result of the replay.

On the same evening, Carlisle United were edged out of the cup by Sheffield Wednesday; Marco Matias and Atdhe Nuhiu scoring the goals that settled that replay at Hillsborough. So the Royals now know they will be heading to Sheffield on the Friday night in the Fourth Round.

The cup tie against Jos Luhukay's Owls will be played on the Friday night because Wednesday's local rivals, Sheffield United, host an FA Cup fixture against Preston at Bramall Lane on the Saturday afternoon.

Tickets for our Emirates FA Cup visit to Sheffield Wednesday will go on sale in due course and will be priced as follows:

Age Category Price
Adult £15
Over 65 £10
Under 21 £10
Under 17 £5
Under 11 (only available in advance) £1

And our scheduled Sky Bet Championship trip to Burton Albion, which was due to take place in the final weekend of January, will now move to Tuesday 30th January - kick-off 7.45pm at Pirelli Stadium.

Tickets for our league trip to Burton Albion are on sale now at the following prices:

Age Category Seated Standing Terrace
Adult £24 £20
65 & Over £22 £18
17 to 22 £22 £15
16 & Under £14 £7

You can purchase your tickets for this fixture in three different ways:

Online
: visit www.readingfcdirect.co.uk
By phone: ring our Ticket Office on 0118 968 1313 
In person: visit the Ticket Office at Madejski Stadium during our opening hours

Please note that on the ticket stock itself for the Burton game, the fixture date stated is still Saturday 27th January. However, each ticket is now valid for the new date of Tuesday 30th January, 7.45pm.


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