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Robbie Savage will be strictly dancing with Ola at Mad Stad

There's an added attraction for Reading and Derby fans at tonight's Championship game at the Madejski Stadium.

Former Derby man Robbie Savage and his Strictly Come Dancing partner Ola Jordan will be dancing on the pitch at half-time.

Robbie made his farewell appearance as a player at the Madejski Stadium and walked off in hisunderwearafter throwing his kit into the crowd after the final whistle.

Jem Karacan will replace Jay Tabb in midfield as Reading try to stretch their five-match unbeaten run.

Tabb was knocked unconscious during the Royals 1-0 win at Burnley on Saturday. He was struck in the face by a full-blooded clearance from Burnley keeper Lee Grant and lost consciousness for around 40 seconds.

Neck pains

After five minutes treatment on the pitch he was stretchered off wearing a brace and complaining of neck pains.

The former Coventry man was examined by two doctors in a local hospital and was eventually declared fit to return home on the team bus.

He is now back in light training but will not be risked in tonight's game.

McDermott also has a fitness doubt about skipper Jobi McAnuff so Noel Hunt or fit-again Jimmy Kebe stand by to replace him.

There's an added attraction for fans at tonight's game. Former Derby man Robbie Savage and his Strictly Come Dancing partner Ola Jordan will be dancing on the pitch at half-time.

Robbie made his farewell appearance as a player at the Madejski Stadium and walked off in his underwear after throwing his kit into the crowd after the final whistle.


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