Berkshire news Reading FC supporters facing major travel disruption for Birmingham fixture PremierLeague-News.Com
PremierLeague-News.Com - Reading FC's Championship clash at Birmingham City had been due to take place on Saturday, December 17 but was moved forward to the night before so now takes place on Friday, December 16
PremierLeague-News.Com - Breaking Sport Transfer News ! Reading FC fans heading to the Championship fixture at Birmingham City next month are facing major travel disruption on the rail network. It comes as the RMT Union announced further strike action, with one of the days coinciding with the clash at St Andrew's. The game had been due to take place on Saturday, December 17 but was moved forward for television purposes to the night before so now takes place on Friday, December 16 with kick-off at 8pm. READ MORE: Paul Ince takes Reading squad on training camp as preparations build for remainder of season Industrial action has been scheduled to take place across four 48-hour periods on December 13 and 14 (Tuesday and Wednesday) and 16 and 17 (Friday and Saturday), as well as January 3 and 4 (Tuesday and Wednesday) and 6 and 7 (Friday and Saturday). The final date is when Reading are set to play in the third round of the FA Cup so again, fans could face disruption depending on where the fixture takes place. More than 40,000 RMT members are expected to take part in this latest round of strike action which relates to issues such as workers' pay, working conditions and job security.
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. After the Birmingham game, Reading host Swansea City at 5.15pm on Tuesday, December 27 before travelling to Carrow Road to play Norwich City on Friday, December 30. Paul Ince's side welcome in the New Year away at West Bromwich Albion on Monday, January 2. General secretary Mick Lynch said: "Our message to the public is, we are sorry to inconvenience you, but we urge you to direct your anger and frustration at the government and railway employers during this latest phase of action." READ NEXT Paul Ince takes Reading squad on training camp as preparations build for remainder of season Where Reading star Joe Lumley ranks among other Championship keepers Former Reading striker provides damning verdict on national side after narrow win over minnows Carroll's contract, Moore's future - Four big Reading January transfer calls facing Paul Ince 'I watched the first England game in Reading pub as a football novice and now have World Cup fever'
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