FRANK LAMPARD takes charge of Derby for the first time as the Rams travel to Reading in this season’s Championship curtain-raiser.
The former Chelsea star took over in May after Gary Rowett left to join last season’s Premier League casualty Stoke.
Reuters Frank Lampard is looking forward to starting his first season as a manager
When is Reading vs Derby?
READING host Derby on Friday, 3rd August.
The match takes place at the Madejski Stadium.
It will kick off at 8pm.