Reading FC Honours and Records


By Matthew Grant
April 27 2004

All you need to know about the History of Reading Football Club. If you see any information which is incorrect or needs to be added please email us at matt@1871royals.co.uk

Club Honours

Club Honours
Football League Honours  
- Division 1 Runners Up - 1994/95
- Division 2 Champions - 1993/94, Runners Up - 2001/02
-Division 3 Champions - 1985/86
-Division 3 South Champions - 1925/26, Runners Up - 1931/32, 1934/35, 1948/49, 1951/52
-Division 4 Champions - 1978/79
FA Cup Best Run - Semi Final 1926/27
League Cup Best Run - Quarter Finals 1995/96, 1997/98
Simod Cup Winners 1988
Club Records 
Biggest Win 10:2 vs Crystal Palace - Division 3 1946
Biggest Defeat 0:18 vs Preston North End - FA Cup 1894
Biggest Cup Win 6:0 Leyton Orient - 1925
Player  Records
Most League Goals Ronnie Blackman
Most Career Goals For Reading Ronnie Blackman
Most Capped Player Jimmy Quinn - 17 Caps for Northern Ireland
Most Appearances  Martin Hicks - 603 Appearances 
Highest Transfer Fee Paid Carl Asaba - 800,000
Highest Transfer Fee Received Shaka Hislop - 1.575,000
Youngest Ever Player Peter Castle - 16 years old.
Club History
Year Formed 1871
Former Nickname The Biscuitmen
Former Grounds Reading Recreation Ground,
Reading Cricket Ground,
Coley Park,
Caversham Cricket Ground,
Elm Park.
Reading Legends
Maurice Evans Midfielder, Manager, Scout - 1952 - 2000
Robin Friday Forward - 1974 - 1976
Steve Death Goalkeeper - 1969 - 1982
Phil Parkinson Midfielder - 1992 - 2003

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