Banned Mills out of Pilgrims clash

Reading will be without defender Matt Mills for the Championship relegation six-pointer at home to Plymouth Argyle on Tuesday night.

Last Updated: 08/02/10 at 13:49

Mills: Banned

Mills: Banned

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Mills was sent off against former club Doncaster on Saturday for deliberate handball and will serve a one-match suspension so Alex Pearce or Zurab Khizanishvili will start in his place.

The Royals held on for a 2-1 win at the Keepmoat to move to within a point of Ipswich and safety and need another victory over Plymouth to keep Paul Mariner's side below them in the drop zone.

Midfielder Gylfi Sigurdsson was absent on Saturday after taking a knock to his foot but he could return, though replacement Brian Howard scored one and made the second against Doncaster and should keep his place regardless.

Noel Hunt (knee), Chris Armstrong (knee) and Julian Kelly (shoulder) all remain sidelined.

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Championship Fixtures

Wednesday, 17 September 2014
19:45
Blackburn v Derby
N Forest v Fulham
Saturday, 20 September 2014
12:15
Watford v Bournemth  
15:00
Brighton v Blackpool  
Derby v Cardiff  
Fulham v Blackburn  
Leeds v Huddersfld  
M'boro v Brentford  
Millwall v N Forest  
Norwich v Birmingham  

Sky Bet Championship

Position Team P GD PTS
1 Norwich 7 10 16
2 Watford 7 7 15
3 N Forest 6 8 14
4 Wolves 7 4 14
5 Charlton 7 3 13
6 Reading 7 1 13
7 Sheff Wed 7 3 12
8 M'boro 7 2 12
9 Ipswich 7 3 11
10 Brentford 7 0 11
11 Blackburn 6 0 10
12 Millwall 7 0 10
13 Leeds 7 -3 10
14 Derby 6 4 9
15 Bournemth 7 1 8
16 Wigan 7 1 8
17 Cardiff 7 -1 8
18 Brighton 7 -2 7
19 Rotherham 7 -4 7
20 Birmingham 7 -7 6
21 Bolton 7 -5 5
22 Huddersfld 7 -8 5
23 Blackpool 7 -7 1
24 Fulham 6 -10 1

Updated Wed, 17 Sep 2014

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