Powell makes two changes to starting XI
Adam Hammill makes his first start under Chris Powell’s management in today’s FA Cup Third Round game against Reading; 3pm kick-off at the John Smith’s Stadium.
Hammill’s inclusion, which comes as Sean Scannell is rested to the bench, is one of two changes that Powell has made to his starting XI.
The other sees Jacob Butterfield rested too, with last weekend’s goal-scorer Nahki Wells coming into the line-up for his first start in four games to play alongside James Vaughan.
Goalkeeper Alex Smithies makes his 250th Town start in goal this afternoon, whilst defender Tommy Smith makes the 50th First Team appearance of his fledgling career.
Town’s team vs Reading:
1. Alex Smithies
4. Mark Hudson (c)
6. Jonathan Hogg
9. James Vaughan
10. Conor Coady
12. Adam Hammill
15. Murray Wallace
17. Jack Robinson
21. Nahki Wells
27. Tommy Smith
30. Harry Bunn
Lloyd Allinson, Anthony Gerrard, Sean Scannell, Jacob Butterfield, Danny Ward, Joe Lolley, Lee Peltier