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UPDATE: 4,000 sold for Arsenal by 5pm on Monday

3 October 2016

Don’t delay! EFL Cup tickets going fast…

UPDATE: As of 5pm on Monday 3rd October, around 4,000 tickets have been sold for this EFL Cup fourth-round fixture at Arsenal; we are now on to the last two Blocks available.

We activated our option for an extended allocation, as we were quickly approaching our initial allocation of 2,922 at midday.  Therefore our full and final allocation now stands at 5,306. 

This allocation is available to buy immediately and there will be no off-sale period.  Sales will continue according to the schedule listed below, or until they are completely sold out.  We will aim to provide regular updates on availability.

While the Ticket Office is closed overnight, Season Ticket holders can still buy online at readingfcdirect.co.uk

Tickets for Reading’s EFL Cup fourth-round trip away at Arsenal are currently available to buy to Season Ticket holders, subject to availability.

All travelling Reading fans will be seated in the Clock End Lower Tier; tickets are priced £10 Adults and £5 Concessions (16 & Under, 65 & Over).

Season Ticket holders have exclusive access to buy on a one-per-person basis until 9am Wednesday.

Please refer to the table below for the scheduled on-sale dates.  All sales are subject to availability.


Date (from 9am)
Eligible supporters (1 ticket per person)
Monday 3rd October
All Season Ticket Holders Only
Tuesday 4th OctoberAll Season Ticket Holders Only
Wednesday 5th OctoberST Holders & Members with 500+ points
Thursday 6th OctoberST Holders & Members with 100+ points
Friday 7th OctoberFurther selling announcement to be made

Plymouth, MK Dons and Brighton have all been put out of the competition by Jaap Stam’s Royals so far this season… can we claim a huge scalp when we visit the Emirates, and match our very best performance in this competition with a quarter-final place?

How to buy
Online: Head to www.readingfcdirect.co.uk
By phone: Ring us on 0118 968 1313
In person: Drop into the Ticket Office during our opening hours.

We kindly request your patience while booking, as you may experience queues.  Supporters who have purchased over the phone and online will also need to be patient as it will a few days until they receive their tickets in the post.

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