Williams sidelined for Royals rumble

Middlesbrough will be without suspended midfielder Rhys Williams for the home clash with in-form Reading in the Championship on Saturday.

Last Updated: 19/03/10 at 11:05

Williams: Suspended for Reading clash

Williams: Suspended for Reading clash

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The Australian was sent off during Tuesday night's 2-2 draw at Derby and will sit out the game.

Full-back Kyle Naughton is being assessed after picking up a knee injury at Pride Park while Emanuel Pogatetz (knee) has returned to training but could find the game comes too early for him.

Midfielder Willo Flood could be out for the season with knee ligament damage and Jeremie Aliadiere (broken toe) is also on the long-term casualty list.

Tony McMahon (foot), Seb Hines (ankle/knee) and Matthew Bates (cruciate) are still out.

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