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Reading
Reading FC.svg
Full nameReading Football Club
Nickname(s)The Royals
Foondit1871; 150 years ago (1871)
GroundMadejski Stadium
Ground Capacity24,161[1]
AwnerDai Yongge an Dai Xiuli (majority)
ManagerPaul Clement
LeagueChampionship
2018–19Championship, 20t o 24
WabsteidClub wabsteid
Current saison

Reading Football Club (Listeni/ˈrɛdɪŋ/ RED-ing) is a perfaisional association fitbaw club based in Reading, Berkshire, Ingland. The team play in the Championship, the seicont tier o Inglis fitbaw.

Reading hae the nickname The Royals due tae the toun's location in the Royal County of Berkshire. Foondit in 1871, the club is wan of the auldest in Ingland, takkin until 1920 for the club tae jyn the Football League. Thay played in the heichmaist league in Inglis, the Premier League, for the first time in the 2006–07 saison.

The club played at Elm Park for 102 years atween 1896 and 1998.[2] In 1998, the club muivit tae the new Madejski Stadium, which is named efter the club's co-chairman Sir John Madejski.

Internaitional players[eedit | eedit soorce]

The following players played internaitional fitbaw while at Reading:[3]

  • Antigua an Barbuda Mikele Leigertwood
  • Australie Andy Bernal
  • Australie Adam Federici
  • Bermuda Shaun Goater
  • Bulgarie Borislav Mikhailov
  • Cameroon André Bikey
  • Canadae Bob Lenarduzzi
  • Curaçao Leandro Bacuna
  • Czech Republic Marek Matějovský
  • Ecuador Ulises de la Cruz
  • The Gambie Modou Barrow
  • Georgie (kintra) Zurab Khizanishvili
  • Ghana Lloyd Owusu
  • Iceland Jón Daði Böðvarsson
  • Iceland Brynjar Gunnarsson
  • Iceland Ívar Ingimarsson
  • Iceland Gylfi Sigurðsson
  • Ingland Edgar Field
  • Ingland Edward Haygarth
  • Ingland Johnny Holt
  • Ingland Nicky Shorey
  • Ingland Herbert Smith
  • Ivory Coast Emerse Faé
  • Jamaica Shaun Cummings
  • Jamaica Omar Daley
  • Jamaica Michael Hector
  • Jamaica Adrian Mariappa
  • Jamaica Jobi McAnuff
  • Jamaica Garath McCleary
  • Sooth Korea Seol Ki-Hyeon
  • Latvie Kaspars Gorkšs
  • Latvie Deniss Rakels
  • Liberie Mass Sarr
  • Mali Kalifa Cissé
  • Mali Jimmy Kébé
  • Northren Ireland Chris Baird
  • Northren Ireland Hugh Davey
  • Northren Ireland Barry Hunter
  • Northren Ireland Paul Kee
  • Northren Ireland Billy McConnell
  • Northren Ireland Steve Morrow
  • Northren Ireland Oliver Norwood
  • Northren Ireland Jimmy Quinn
  • Northren Ireland Tommy Wright
  • Nigerie Hope Akpan
  • Oman Ali Al-Habsi
  • Peru Paolo Hurtado
  • Republic o Ireland Alan Bennett
  • Republic o Ireland Kevin Doyle
  • Republic o Ireland Ray Houghton
  • Republic o Ireland Noel Hunt
  • Republic o Ireland Stephen Hunt
  • Republic o Ireland Stephen Kelly
  • Republic o Ireland Shane Long
  • Republic o Ireland Alan Maybury
  • Republic o Ireland Paul McShane
  • Republic o Ireland Darren O'Dea
  • Republic o Ireland Alex Pearce
  • Republic o Ireland Stephen Quinn
  • Romanie Adrian Popa
  • Scotland Graeme Murty
  • Senegal Ibrahima Sonko
  • Trinidad an Tobago Kelvin Jack
  • Trinidad an Tobago Tony Rougier
  • United States Bobby Convey
  • United States Marcus Hahnemann
  • United States Danny Williams
  • Wales Simon Church
  • Wales Jos Davies
  • Wales David Edwards
  • Wales Dai Evans
  • Wales Chris Gunter
  • Wales Lee Nogan
  • Wales Hal Robson-Kanu
  • Wales Jake Taylor
  • Wales Adrian Williams

References[eedit | eedit soorce]

  1. "Madejski Stadium information". readingfc.co.uk. Archived frae the original on 7 Mey 2011. Retrieved 14 Apryle 2011. Unknown parameter |deadurl= ignored (help)
  2. "Reading's Grounds". Royals Record. Retrieved 24 Julie 2018.
  3. "Reading Internationals". Royals Record. Retrieved 24 Julie 2018.