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Established
1871 (148 years old)

Sport
Soccer

Stadium/Home
Madejski Stadium
(24,161 Capacity)

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Location
Reading, Berkshire

Nicknames
The Royals

League
English League Championship

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Upcoming Events
14 Dec 19 Stoke   -  Reading
21 Dec 19 Reading   -  Derby
26 Dec 19 Reading   -  QPR
29 Dec 19 Preston   -  Reading
01 Jan 20 Fulham   -  Reading

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11 Dec 19 Barnsley  1 - 1  Reading
07 Dec 19 Reading  2 - 3  Birmingham
30 Nov 19 Wigan  1 - 3  Reading
26 Nov 19 Reading  0 - 1  Leeds
23 Nov 19 Brentford  1 - 0  Reading

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Reading Football Club is an English professional football club, based in Reading, that plays in the Championship. The club competed in the 2012–13 Premier League season, having gained promotion at the end of the 2011–12 season, after winning the Championship. Reading is competing in the Championship again this season having been relegated after one year back in the top flight.

Reading are nicknamed The Royals, due to Reading's location in the Royal County of Berkshire, though they were previously known as The Biscuitmen, due to the town's association with Huntley and Palmers. Established in 1871, the club is one of the oldest teams in England, but did not join The Football League until 1920, and had never played in the top tier of English football league system before the 2006–07 season.

The club played at Elm Park for 102 years between 1896 to 1998. The club moved in 1998 to the new Madejski Stadium, which is named after the club's Co chairman Sir John Madejski.

The club holds the record for the number of successive league wins at the start of a season, with a total of 13 wins at the start of the 1985–86 Third Division campaign and also the record for the number of points gained in a professional league season with 106 points in the 2005–06 Football League Championship campaign. Reading finished eighth in their first ever season as a top flight club.

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Stadium or Home

The Madejski Stadium /məˈdeɪski/ is a football stadium located in Reading, Berkshire, England. It is the home of Reading Football Club playing in the Football League Championship and the rugby union club London Irish as tenants. It also provides the finish for the Reading Half Marathon. The stadium is named after Reading's chairman Sir John Madejski. It is an all-seater bowl stadium with a capacity of 24,161 and is located close to the M4 motorway. It is built on the site of a former household waste dump and is surrounded by methane vents. The West Stand contains the Millennium Madejski Hotel.

The stadium was opened on 22 August 1998 and replaced Elm Park as Reading F.C.'s home ground.

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