🙌 Michael Gilkes on Academy's 20-21 progress11 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...
🔵 Beyond the Hoops | A look at the 2020-21 Season10 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...
📈 Our latest Under-9 cohort inducted into the Academy8 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...
🔢 The 2020-21 numbers behind our Academy graduates7 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...
🗺 Our Academy Graduates who went on to represent their nations27 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...
🎖 Trio added to newly installed Academy Honours Board25 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...
🏡 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.
🖼 Three more Academy graduates presented with debut shirts25 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.
👏 Bristow shortlisted for January’s PL2 Player of the Month award8 February 2021
Royals defender Ethan Bristow has been nominated for January 2021’s Premier League 2 Player of the Month award.
🔴 Live | Royals take on Villa in Youth Cup11 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.
🦁 Academy trio called up for England training camps10 November 2020
Three Reading players have been called up to be involved in England youth team training camps over the coming international break.
⏪ 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.
🖼️ Academy six presented with debut shirts after featuring in first team photo2 October 2020
The Academy Honours board is full following six debuts for six up and coming young players last month.
🎓 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...
⏪ 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...