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Ahead of the game | Canaries calling in RG2

Royals head home for Norwich test

19 September 2018

After securing their first league win of the season on Saturday, the Royals are back home in midweek...

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More minutes for McCleary in magical U23 turnaround

18 September 2018

Reading vs Norwich City
Wednesday 19th September

8pm kick-off
Sky Bet Championship
Madejski Stadium

The Royals ticked the box of earning their first set of three points of the season on Saturday after their enthralling 3-2 victory over Preston, but they will be wanting to add a home win to their Championship points tally as Norwich descend on RG2.

Daniel Farke's side have had a sturdy start to the season, but pulled off their best result of the campaign at the weekend by ending Middlesbrough's unbeaten start to the campaign - as well as breaking their run of five consecutive clean sheets.

Summer signing Teemu Pukki was on the scoresheet for the Canaries, as they earned three valuable points with a resolute performance at Carrow Road.

As for the Royals, Garath McCleary gained more match minutes by playing more than 75 minutes in a U23 friendly against Brentford at Hogwood on Tuesday afternoon - as he works his way back towards match fitness.

Mo Barrow could be back in contention to play, after missing Saturday's game for the birth of his child, while Vito Mannone is doubtful after taking a knock in training last week.

After providing the assist for the Royals' winner at Deepdale, Josh Sims will be pushing for his first start in a Reading shirt, while new signing Saeid Ezatolahi joined his team-mates for training for the first time this week.

The Royals go into the game knowing they could leapfrog their opponents in the Championship table with victory on Wednesday night, and it is certain to be another tough battle at Madejski Stadium.


Buy your tickets before 5pm today to take advantage of Midweek Mates Rates! 

For our midweek floodlit fixtures at Madejski Stadium, we are offering Season Ticket holders the opportunity to buy up to two discounted tickets for friends and family members - including this fixture!

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All of our usual travel options are available for this match, with Park & Ride, matchday bus services and stadium parking all available.

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