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Wolves clash chosen for live broadcast

Date remains the same but kick-off time for Molineux meeting changes to 5.30pm

11 January 2018

Our visit to league leaders Wolverhampton Wanderers, on Saturday 3rd March 2018, has been chosen for live broadcast by Sky Sports.

That means that the original kick-off time of 3pm has been changed to suit the broadcaster’s 5.30pm kick-off time slot.

Wolves won through 2-0 when they visited the Madejski back in November, courtesy of goals from Ivan Cavaleiro and Matt Doherty – and it was the same scoreline when Reading last travelled to Molineux; Doherty was again on the scoresheet at the start of last season before Joe Mason made sure of the victory back in August 2016.

The Royals’ last win at Wolves came in February 2015, when Pavel Pogrebnyak’s first minute goal was followed up by a second half winner from Danny Williams in a 2-1 away win for Steve Clarke’s side.

Nuno Espirito Santo’s side are currently 12 points clear at the top of the Championship, so a visit to Molineux will be arguably our toughest test in the division this season.

The latest list of games selected for live coverage are as follows: 

Sunday 18 February | Norwich City v Ipswich Town 12.00pm
Sunday 18 February | Leeds United v Bristol City 4.30pm
Monday 19 February | Blackburn Rovers v Bury 7.45pm 
Wednesday 21 February | Derby County v Leeds United 7.45pm 
Friday 23 February | Hull City v Sheffield United 7.45pm
Saturday 24 February | Fulham v Wolverhampton Wanderers 5.30pm 
Friday 2 March | Middlesbrough v Leeds United 7.45pm
Saturday 3 March | Wolverhampton Wanderers v Reading 5.30pm 
Wednesday 7 March | Leeds United v Wolverhampton Wanderers 7.45pm

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