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U18s to face Liverpool, Stoke and Southampton in PL Cup

13 August 2018

Reading’s Under-18s will face each of Liverpool, Stoke City and Southampton in the group stages of this season’s U18 Premier League Cup,

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U18 fixtures announced for 2018-19!

31 July 2018

Our Under-18s have found out their schedule for the upcoming season, with valuable experience on offer against some of the best youth sides in the country!

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U23s to start season against Wolves at Madejski Stadium

26 July 2018

The Royals’ Under-23 side will kick off their Premier League 2 Division 2 campaign at Madejski Stadium on Saturday 11th August 2018, getting underway at 1pm against Wolverhampton Wanderers.

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🎥 Youngsters inducted at Madejski Stadium…

4 July 2018

Earlier this week, a dozen young players were inducted into the Under-18s at Madejski Stadium.

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12 youngsters inducted onto Academy scholarships

3 July 2018

Staff from our Academy officially welcomed the newest members of our Under-18 squad onto their two-year scholarship on Monday, as the 12 players and their families joined us at Madejski Stadium for...

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Eight pre-season fixtures scheduled for U23s

3 July 2018

The Royals’ Under-23 squad have eight friendly fixtures scheduled during the pre-season programme as they prepare for the 2018/19 campaign – beginning with a visit to meet Bath City at Twerton Park...

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Seven players sign first pro deals with Reading

2 July 2018

We are delighted to announce that seven of our fledgling young footballers have signed their first professional contracts with Reading Football Club, and will move up to our Under-23 squad in the...

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Gylfi makes Royals Academy history with World Cup goal!

27 June 2018

Since our Academy was set up in the summer of 1999, we have had success stories in abundance. The latest one came on Tuesday evening, when Icelandic midfielder Gylfi Sigurðsson became our first...

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Our graduates in 2017/18, part 2 – marking marks in League 2 and abroad!

31 May 2018

As well as nine players from our Academy representing the Royals’ first team this season, several others have also been stamping their authority on the game for other clubs.

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Our graduates in 2017/18, part 1 – taking on the top three tiers!

30 May 2018

The mark of any football academy’s success doesn’t end with the club. An equally important barometer is how the players who come through the ranks fare when they fly the nest!

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Four of our Academy graduates playing off at Wembley!

22 May 2018

No less than four products of our Academy at Hogwood could be involved when the Sky Bet League 2 play-off final takes place on Bank Holiday Monday!

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First team debutants given souvenir framed shirt!

10 May 2018

Last season was another successful one for our Academy, topped off with six players making their debuts in the first team!

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