22 August 2020 14:46
Welcome to live coverage of Reading's first game of pre-season. Gillingham are the visitors to Madejski Stadium on Saturday afternoon and kick-off is at 1.30pm. Sadly due to coronavirus no fans will be present but stay here for comprehensive coverage of the game throughout the afternoon as well as full reaction. Find out how you can get the latest news from BerkshireLive delivered straight to your inbox New Reading midfielder Josh Laurent should be involved in some capacity, while there may be an opportunity for some of the younger players like Tom Holmes and Jordan Holsgrove to show what they can do. Mark Bowen's squad have been back in training at Bearwood for just over a week so this is a first real test of their fitness.
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