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📯 Team news | McIntyre starts as Moore misses out

All the team news ahead of today's Boxing Day encounter against the Hatters...

26 December 2020

The injury list continues to hit the Royals hard as we go into a Boxing Day fixture against Luton Town this afternoon without captain Liam Moore.

Tom McIntyre steps into the back line alongside captain Michael Morrison - the Academy graduate making only his second league start of the season.

Better news comes in the form of a return to the squad for John Swift - he is named on the substitutes bench this afternoon after a long injury absence.

Again ten Academy graduates are included in the squad of 20 today.

Reading: Rafael, Holmes, Esteves, McIntyre, Morrison (c), Rinomhota, Laurent, Semedo, Aluko, Ejaria, Baldock.
Subs: Southwood, Bristow, Watson, Dorsett, East, Onen, Melvin-Lambert, Olise, Swift.

Luton Town: Shea, Cranie, Potts, Bradley (c), Berry, Moncur, Lockyer, Rea, Mpanzu, Clark, Collins.
Subs: Tunnicliffe, Pearson, Cornick, Hylton, Sluga, Dewsbury-Hall, Norrington-Davies, LuaLua, Nombe.

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