Former England midfielder Frank Lampard began his managerial reign with a victory as his Derby County side came from behind to beat Reading 2-1.
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Frank Lampard's first match as a manager will open the 2018-19 Championship season when his Derby County side travel to Reading.
The Royals, three points above the Championship relegation zone with eight games remaining, parted company with Jaap Stam earlier in the week.
Jaap Stam has left his position as manager of Reading by mutual consent, the Championship club have announced.
Liam Kelly has told Martin O'Neill he wants to keep his options open in case England come calling after declining a call-up to the Ireland squad.
Reading striker Novakovich, 21, was called up to Dave Sarachan's squad after scoring 18 goals so far this season.
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