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Oxford still awaiting Royals debut


Filed: Wednesday, 22nd February 2017
By: Staff Writer


Reece Oxford is still waiting to make his debut for Reading - more than three weeks after moving to the Madejski Stadium on a half-season loan.

The highly-rated teenage defender joined the Royals on the final day of the recent transfer window but failed to leave the subs bench in any of his first three matches.




And his wait to make his Reading debut will contrinue until the weekend, at least, after he ruled himself out of tonight's trip to Huddersfield with what the player himself described as "a minor niggle".

The 19-year-old centre half has featured in just TWO competitive first team fixtures so far this season - the 3-0 win against Domzale at the Olympic Stadium and the 1-1 draw at Astra, both in the Europa League qualifiers last AUgust.





* In other news, Craig Pawson has been confirmed as the referee for this weekend's trip to Watford. Pawson has overseen 16 Premier League fixtures so far this sseason, in which he has issued 63 yellow cards and two reds.

The 38-year-old Yorkshire-born official has refereed two West Ham games so far this season, both at the Olympic Stadium. Pawson was in charge as West Ham beat Bournemouth 1-0 last August, then again as the Hammers succumbed to a 5-1 thrashing against Arsenal.




* Former Hammer Valon Behrami is set to return to action in this weekend's Premier League test against West Ham at Vicarage Road. Watford have been without the injured Swiss midfielder, who spent two-and-a-half seasons at West Ham. since the beginning of the month.





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