🎓 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...
🌠 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.
📝 EFL statement | Academy games programme terminated1 May 2020
The EFL has today confirmed that the Academy Games Programme for the 2019-20 season has been terminated with immediate effect.
🦁 Three young Royals receive England U17 call-ups6 February 2020
We are delighted to confirm that three members of Reading's youth ranks have been selected for England U17 duty, as they head to Spain for several friendlies in February.
👕 Latest Academy graduates presented with debut shirts4 February 2020
All five players who have made their senior debut for the Royals this season have taken their place on our Academy Honours Board at Madejski Stadium, and have also been presented with their framed...
📝 Nolan seals permanent move to Walsall16 January 2020
Reading Football Club can announce that 18-year-old forward Jack Nolan has completed a permanent transfer to Walsall, joining the League Two club for an undisclosed fee.
U12s visit Ypres for Christmas Truce Tournament25 December 2019
Earlier this December, our Academy Under-12 side headed out to Belgium to combine football and education about the First World War.
John Madejski Academy women’s trials now open11 December 2019
The John Madejski Academy are now accepting applications for the women’s dual career academy program.
Osho joins Glovers on one-month-long loan7 December 2019
21-year-old central defender Gabriel Osho has today joined National League high-flyers Yeovil Town on loan until 4th January 2020.
Michael Gilkes takes the reins as Academy Manager4 December 2019
Reading Football Club can announce that former Royals winger and first team coach Michael Gilkes has accepted an opportunity to take the reins as Academy Manager.
Preview | U23s welcome Charlton to Madejski Stadium27 November 2019
The third instalment of the Premier League Cup has arrived, with the Royals looking to further their unbeaten status in the group by hosting Charlton U23s at the Mad Stad.
House bags a double on Daggers debut19 November 2019
Several of our young talents are out on loan, plying their trades in different divisions as they continue building the experience that they hope to bring back to Madejski Stadium. And Ben House, who...
Academy lads host 'Come Dine With Me' for families13 November 2019
Our Academy doesn't just coach players on how to be good footballers. The focus is on becoming rounded young people.
House and Medford-Smith make National League loan moves12 November 2019
Royals Under-23 duo Ben House and Ramarni Medford-Smith have both today agreed loan moves to Dagenham & Redbridge and Torquay United respectively.