Derby County


Lampard starts Championship campaign at Reading


Frank Lampard’s first competitive game as Derby manager will kick-off the Sky Bet Championship campaign.Former England midfielder Lampard, who took over as boss of the Rams three weeks ago, takes his team to Reading on Friday, August 3.Derby also figured in the opening game of the 2017-18 campaign, drawing 1-1 at Sunderland. They went on to finish sixth but lost out to promoted Fulham in the play-offs, with Gary Rowett since leaving to join Stoke following their relegation from the Premier League.