Williams set to face former club

Reading will hand a debut to defender Marcus Williams as they face his former club Scunthorpe at the Madejski Stadium on Saturday.

Last Updated: 06/08/10 at 13:31

Williams: Faces his former club

Williams: Faces his former club

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Williams left the Iron to join the Royals on a free transfer this summer and will start at left-back for Brian McDermott's men as they look to start their Championship season with a win.

Winger Jimmy Kebe was a revelation after Christmas last season but is a doubt to play with a groin problem, while Noel Hunt may have to wait to make his first-team return.

Hunt missed most of last season with a knee injury and is now struggling with an ankle knock - but fellow Republic of Ireland international Shane Long is fine after a head injury.

Grzegorz Rasiak is back from a rib injury but Julian Kelly (groin), Ivar Ingimarsson (hamstring) and Chris Armstrong (knee) remain out.

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Saturday, 30 August 2014
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2 Watford 4 5 9
3 Norwich 4 5 9
4 Wolves 4 2 9
5 Charlton 4 2 8
6 Sheff Wed 4 2 8
7 Derby 4 4 7
8 Cardiff 4 2 7
9 Millwall 4 2 7
10 Blackburn 4 0 7
11 Bournemth 4 3 6
12 M'boro 4 1 6
13 Brighton 4 1 6
14 Rotherham 4 -1 6
15 Brentford 4 0 5
16 Birmingham 4 -1 5
17 Ipswich 4 -1 4
18 Wigan 4 -1 4
19 Reading 4 -4 4
20 Huddersfld 4 -5 4
21 Leeds 4 -6 3
22 Bolton 4 -5 1
23 Blackpool 4 -5 0
24 Fulham 4 -7 0

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