Under-pressure Reading boss Nigel Adkins has urged his side to rise to the "challenge" against Blackpool on Saturday.
Brett Pitman scored twice as Bournemouth beat Reading 3-0 in the Sky Bet Championship on Tuesday.
Reading manager Nigel Adkins shrugged off fears for his job after his side lost 3-0 at Bournemouth.
Derby moved into the Championship's top two after a 3-0 victory over Reading at the Madejski Stadium on Saturday.
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Steve McClaren has backed Chris Martin to power Derby back into the Premier League after his double helped beat Reading.
Reading midfielder Hope Akpan has spoken of his delight after making his international debut for Nigeria.
Wales boss Chris Coleman saluted Reading's Hal Robson-Kanu after the winger's starring role against Cyprus.
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