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Reading FC

Reading FC
Football Club Details
Also known as
The Royals
Year Formed
1871
Ground
Madejski Stadium
Colours
Home: Royal blue and white-hooped shirts, blue shorts, blue stockings with white hoops.
Away: Burgundy shirts with navy and yellow trim, navy shorts with yellow trim, navy stockings with yellow hoops
Madejski Stadium The Home Of Reading FC
Madejski Stadium The Home Of Reading FC
Capacity
24200
Address
Reading FC
Madejski Stadium
Bennet Road
Reading
Berks
RG2 0FL
Telephone
0118 9681100
Travel Information
Local Transport Links
Railway Station
Reading West Railway Station 2.3 miles (3.8 km)
Motorway Junction
M4 Jnct 11 0.8 miles (1.3 km)
Airport
Heathrow 23.1 miles (37.1 km)
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All Time Records
Attendance
33042: vs Reading 19/02/1927 FA Cup R5
Best league win
10 - 2: vs Crystal Palace 04/09/1946 Division 3S
Worst league loss
0 - 18: vs Preston North End 27/01/1893 FA Cup R1
Best cup win
6 - 0: vs Leyton 12/12/1925 FA Cup R2
Worst cup loss
Most capped player
Jimmy Quinn: 17 Northern Ireland
League appearances
Martin Hicks: 500 1978/91
League goals
Ronnie Blackman: 158 1947/54
Goals in a season
Ronnie Blackman: 39 1951/52 Division 3S
Transfer fee received
£1,575,000: Shaka Hislop Newcastle August 1995
Transfer fee paid
£800,000: Carl Asaba Brentford August 1997
Honours
League Titles
Division One (present format): Runners-up 1994-95. Division Two (present format): 1993-94. Division Three (S) 1925-26, 1985-86 (runners-up 1931-32, 1934-35, 1948-49, 1951-52. Div 4:1978-79
FA Cup
Semi-Final: 1927
Europe
League Cup
Best season: 5th Round, 1996 and 1998
Other
Simod Cup Winners: 1988