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🙌 Michael Gilkes on Academy's 20-21 progress

11 June 2021

During EFL Youth Development Week, Royals Academy Manager Michael Gilkes spoke to BBC Radio Berkshire to discuss the progression of the club’s Academy during the 2020-21 campaign and the imminent...

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🔵 Beyond the Hoops | A look at the 2020-21 Season

10 June 2021

As we continue to shine a light on our Academy as part of the EFL's Youth Development Week, we're taking a look at how some of our former Academy graduates got on during their respective 2020-21...

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📈 Our latest Under-9 cohort inducted into the Academy

8 June 2021

This week is EFL Youth Development Week, when clubs across the country celebrate the way that they develop young players. And what better way to celebrate than to announce that our newest intake of...

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🔢 The 2020-21 numbers behind our Academy graduates

7 June 2021

Today marks the start of the EFL's Youth Development Week, so we are taking the opportunity to celebrate the successes of our Academy by taking a look at the numbers behind the progress of our Academy...

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🗺 Our Academy Graduates who went on to represent their nations

27 March 2021

With another international break currently upon us, we're taking a look at the products of our Academy who went on not only to be part of our first-team, but to be honoured with the chance to...

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🎖 Trio added to newly installed Academy Honours Board

25 March 2021

Graduates of our esteemed Academy just keep coming and, as a result, we have installed a new Academy Honours Board to continue to celebrate the achievements of those who have progressed through the...

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🏡 Host families: can you accommodate a star of the future?

10 March 2021

Reading Football Club are looking for local households interested in hosting young Academy players living away from home.

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🖼 Three more Academy graduates presented with debut shirts

25 February 2021

Having registered their senior debuts at the start of the year, Mamadi Camara, Conor Lawless and Olly Pendlebury were presented with their match shirts at Bearwood Park this week.

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👏 Bristow shortlisted for January’s PL2 Player of the Month award

8 February 2021

Royals defender Ethan Bristow has been nominated for January 2021’s Premier League 2 Player of the Month award.

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🔴 Live | Royals take on Villa in Youth Cup

11 December 2020

Reading's Under-18s take on their divisional counterparts in Aston Villa this evening in the FA Youth Cup, kicking off at 7pm at Madejski Stadium.

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🦁 Academy trio called up for England training camps

10 November 2020

Three Reading players have been called up to be involved in England youth team training camps over the coming international break.

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⏪ Round-up | Our U23 and U18 seasons to date…

26 October 2020

While our first team squad have been making great strides in the Sky Bet Championship, our next generation are also going through the motions to try to make the step up to senior team football.

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🖼️ Academy six presented with debut shirts after featuring in first team photo

2 October 2020

The Academy Honours board is full following six debuts for six up and coming young players last month.

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🎓 We’re going to need a bigger board…

17 September 2020

When the Academy Honours Board was revealed for the first time in December 2018, our Under-13 squad was in attendance… and they were told that if they worked hard enough, that board would have a space...

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⏪ Rewind | Osho, McIntyre, their families and Academy journey!

9 July 2020

Two talented defenders, making their way in the game, and their proud mums. We rewind back to February 2019, when we invited Gabriel Osho, Tom McIntyre, and their parents to Madejski Stadium to chat...

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🌠 Even in isolation, Academy players keep developing!

4 May 2020

In spite of the challenging circumstances, the youngsters in our Academy have been continuing their development.

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