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Roberts makes racism stand

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Reading striker Jason Roberts says he won't be wearing an anti-racism campaign 'Kick it Out' T shirt during his team's trip to Liverpool - in protest at what he believes is a lack of action made by the campaign in a footballing year marred by incidents involving John Terry and Luis Suarez.From kick off though, the attentions of Roberts and his Royals teammates will be focussed only on causing an upset at Anfield.

Southampton face their Championship rivals of last year - West Ham. Nigel Adkins is without his club's record signing Gaston Ramirez, he's out for a month after suffering a leg injury before the international break.

In the Championship Brighton have been given a big boost ahead of their match at home to Middlesbrough. The Seagulls welcome both Craig Mackail-Smith and Will Buckley back from injury.

Fans at Portsmouth are promising to make an even bigger show of support than usual for the visit of Shrewsbury to Fratton Park tomorrow. They're cautiously celebrating after administrators confirmed the Pompey Supporters Trust is the preferred bidder in the long-running saga to save the club from liquidation.

Elsewhere in League One Eddie How is back in charge of Bournemouth for the first time since returning to the club last week. His first test comes at home to Tranmere. Crawley travel to Hartlepool and Swindon are at home to Scunthorpe.

Each of our region's League Two teams have home advantage. Aldershot welcome former Crawley boss Steve Evans and his Rotherham side. Gillingham face a Burton team enjoying a run of eight games without loss. And at the Kassam Oxford will have five first team players back from injury for their match against Accrington.

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