Checkatrade Trophy Group B...
Reading's U21 side have joined Southend United in Group B in the Southern Section of the Checkatrade Trophy.
Local rivals Colchester United and Gillingham make up the group.
Blues will face Gillingham at Priestfield Stadium twice in a matter of days. After the league game on Saturday 26th August, Blues will be back in Kent for the Checkatrade Trophy in midweek.
The full schedule for the fixtures are as follows;
Matchday One (w/c 28th August)
Gillingham v Southend
Matchday Two (w/c 2nd October)
Southend v Reading U21's
Matchday Three (w/c 6th November)
Southend v Colchester United
Kick-off times for the fixtures will be announced in due course.