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👑 On this day in 2006...history was made!

14 years ago and it still gives us goosebumps...

25 March 2020

On this day in 2006, the Royals confirmed promotion to the Premier League for the first time in their history!

A point against Leicester City actually ended up immaterial on the afternoon as results elsewhere meants Reading would have arrived on the big stage regardless of the result in the East Midlands, 14 years ago today.

But it will be an away day that so many Royals will remember for the rest of their lives. This was history being made.

Leicester took the lead with an emphatic finish from Iain Hume, but a Kevin Doyle close-range header put Reading level and within sight of their golden ticket to the Premier League.

The performance wasn't our finest from a record-breaking season full of exceptional displays. And the result didn't really matter in the end. But the full-time celebrations are certain to give any Royals fan goosebumps...

Have a watch below...


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