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Club Honours and Records

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14:39 11th July 2012

Trophies and Achievements

Reading Football Club formation:1871


Honours:


Football League:
Championship winners 2005-6; 2011-12;
Division 1 Runners-up, 1994-95;
Division 2 Champions, 1993-94;
Division 2 Runners-up 2001-02;
Division 3 Champions, 1985-86;
Division 3(S) Champions, 1925-26;
Division 3(S) Runners-up - 1931-32, 1934-35, 1948-49, 1951-52;
Division 4 Champions, 1978-79.

Southern League:
1st Division, Runners-up 1914-15
1st Division, Runners-up 1902-3
1st Division, Runners-up 1904-5
2nd Division, Champions 1910-11

Best-ever season in history of the Football League:
2005-6 -106 points, 99 goals scored, 32 conceded, 31 wins, 13 draws, 2 defeats.

Simod Cup:
Winners,
1988

FA Cup:
Best season - Semi-final, 1926-27.

Football League Cup:
Best season - Quarter-final, 1995-96, 1997-98.

Football League Record: Original Member of Division 3,1920; Division 3 (S), 1921-26; Division 2,1926-31; Division 3 (S), 1931-58; Division 3,1958-71; Division 4, 1971-76; Division 3,1976-77; Division 4,1977-79; Division 3,1979-83; Division 4, 1983-84; Division 3, 1984-86; Division 2, 1986-88; Division 3,1988-92; Division 2, 1992-94; Division 1,1994-1998; Division 2,1998-2002; Division 1, 2002-2006, Premiership 2006-08, Championship 2008-

Founder Members: Football League Division 3 1920

Division 3 Southern Section Challenge Cup: Winners 1937 - 1938

London Cup: Winners 1940 - 41

Best win: 10-2 v Crystal Palace, 04/09/1946, Division 3(S)
Worst defeat: 0-18 v Preston North End, 27/01/1894, FA Cup R1
Best cup win: 6-0 v Leyton, 12/12/1925, FA Cup R2
Most capped player: Kevin Doyle, Republic Of Ireland
Mostleague appearances: Martin Hicks - 500, 1978/91
Most league goals: Ronnie Blackman - 158, 1947/54
Most league goals in a season: Ronnie Blackman, 39, 1951/52, Div 3 (S)
Club appearance record: Martin Hicks, 603 1979-1991
Transfer fee paid: Emerse Fae, Nantes, August 2007
Transfer fee received: Gylfi Sigurdsson, Hoffenheim, August 2010
Youngest ever player: Peter Castle - 16yrs, 49 days, v Watford (a), Div 1, 30/4/03.

League record wins: 13 consecutive wins at the start of the 1985/6 season over Blackpool (1-0), Plymouth (1-0), Bristol Rovers (3-2), Cardiff (3-1), Walsall (2-1), Rotherham (2-1), Brentford (2-1), Swansea (2-0), Doncaster (1-0), Chesterfield (4-2), Bolton (1-0), Newport (2-0), Lincoln (1-0).

Football League clean sheet record: 1103 minutes without conceding a League goal - 84 minutes of a game at Rochdale on 24th March, then 11 more games that season, against Grimsby (4-0), Port Vale (0-0), Crewe (2-0), Portsmouth (2-0), Bournemouth (0-0), Aldershot (4-0), Hartlepool (0-0), Darlington (1-0), Halifax (1-0), Wimbledon (1-0), Port Vale (3-0), followed by 29 minutes of a game at home to Brentford at the start of the 1979/80 season.

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