Reading F.C.

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
Reading FC.svg
Full nameReading Football Club
Nickname(s)The Royals
Foondit1871; 151 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 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 playersEedit

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

  •   Mikele Leigertwood
  •   Andy Bernal
  •   Adam Federici
  •   Shaun Goater
  •   Borislav Mikhailov
  •   André Bikey
  •   Bob Lenarduzzi
  •   Leandro Bacuna
  •   Marek Matějovský
  •   Ulises de la Cruz
  •   Modou Barrow
  •   Zurab Khizanishvili
  •   Lloyd Owusu
  •   Jón Daði Böðvarsson
  •   Brynjar Gunnarsson
  •   Ívar Ingimarsson
  •   Gylfi Sigurðsson
  •   Edgar Field
  •   Edward Haygarth
  •   Johnny Holt
  •   Nicky Shorey
  •   Herbert Smith
  •   Emerse Faé
  •   Shaun Cummings
  •   Omar Daley
  •   Michael Hector
  •   Adrian Mariappa
  •   Jobi McAnuff
  •   Garath McCleary
  •   Seol Ki-Hyeon
  •   Kaspars Gorkšs
  •   Deniss Rakels
  •   Mass Sarr
  •   Kalifa Cissé
  •   Jimmy Kébé
  •   Chris Baird
  •   Hugh Davey
  •   Barry Hunter
  •   Paul Kee
  •   Billy McConnell
  •   Steve Morrow
  •   Oliver Norwood
  •   Jimmy Quinn
  •   Tommy Wright
  •   Hope Akpan
  •   Ali Al-Habsi
  •   Paolo Hurtado
  •   Alan Bennett
  •   Kevin Doyle
  •   Ray Houghton
  •   Noel Hunt
  •   Stephen Hunt
  •   Stephen Kelly
  •   Shane Long
  •   Alan Maybury
  •   Paul McShane
  •   Darren O'Dea
  •   Alex Pearce
  •   Stephen Quinn
  •   Adrian Popa
  •   Graeme Murty
  •   Ibrahima Sonko
  •   Kelvin Jack
  •   Tony Rougier
  •   Bobby Convey
  •   Marcus Hahnemann
  •   Danny Williams
  •   Simon Church
  •   Jos Davies
  •   David Edwards
  •   Dai Evans
  •   Chris Gunter
  •   Lee Nogan
  •   Hal Robson-Kanu
  •   Jake Taylor
  •   Adrian Williams

ReferencesEedit

  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. Archived frae the original on 16 Mey 2019. Retrieved 24 Julie 2018.
  3. "Reading Internationals". Royals Record. Archived frae the original on 8 Februar 2017. Retrieved 24 Julie 2018.