Reading are in Group 1 of the Barclays Under 21 Premier League.
Our initial provisional fixtures have now been confirmed, and further details regarding supporter attendance will be advised ASAP
Each player must be 21 or under on 1st Jan 2012, although clubs can field three overage outfield players, plus an overage goalkeeper.
Fri 17th Aug West Ham A 1-3 (Edwards)
Fri 24th Aug, 7pm, West Brom H 6-1 (Losasso 2, Church 4, 27, Tanner 9, Shorey 44, Morrison 85)
Mon 3rd Sep, 2pm, Norwich A, 3-0 (D'Ath 3)
Fri 14th Sep, 1:30pm, Everton H 1-1 (Partridge)
Fri 28th Sep, 1:30pm Blackburn H 2-4 (Church, Tshibola)
Mon 8th Oct, 7pm, Arsenal A 0-2
Mon 15th Oct, 7pm, Bolton A 2-2 (Taylor, Keown)
Mon 22nd Oct, 7pm, Norwich H, Madejski Stadium
Mon 29th Oct, 2pm, West Brom A, Hawthorns
Fri 2nd Nov, 1pm, West Ham H, Hogwood Park
Mon 12th Nov, 1pm, Bolton H, Hogwood Park
Sun 18th Nov, 1pm, Everton A, Langtree Park
Mon 26th Nov, 7pm, Blackburn A, Leigh Sports
Sun 2nd Dec, 1pm, Arsenal H, Hogwood Park
There are three groups, two of 8 teams and one of 7. In December an elite group will be formed from the highest placed teams.
Other groups are:
Newcastle, Tottenham, Southampton, Stoke, Man Utd, Watford, Sunderland and Aston Villa.
Fulham, Chelsea, Manchester City, Liverpool, Middlesbrough, Crystal Palace and Wolves.