Founded 1871
Nickname The Royals

Club colours
Royal blue and white hooped shirts, royal blue shorts, royal blue socks

Ground Madejski Stadium (24,200)

Manager Steve Coppell

Chairman John Madejski, OBE

Last season 8th in the Premier League

Record appearance maker Martin Hicks 500

Record league goalscorer Ronnie Blackman 158


Honours No major honours Trivia Triple
  • Arsenal have beaten Reading on every occasion the two sides have met. This 100 per cent record currently stands at seven games.
  • When Reading featured in the Premiership for the first time in the 2006/07 season their squad included four former Arsenal players. Steve Sidwell, Graham Stack, James Harper and John Halls were all products of the Gunners' youth system.
  • Thierry Henry's opening goal in the first Premiership meeting between Arsenal and Reading in the 2006/07 season was the Gunners' fastest goal of the campaign.
Glory Days Gallery

Championship Winners 2006

Championship Winners 2006


Championship Winners 2006

Championship Winners 2006

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15 Aug 2006