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🎥 Ged, Ed and Tom on exciting Bearwood progress

19 September 2019

It's not quite time for the whole training setup to move over to Bearwood Park yet - but little by little, our state-of-the-art training facility is developing. And for the very first time, our...

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Ged Roddy | “The future really looks bright for us”

12 July 2019

Last week, our latest intake of Scholars signed to become Under-18 players for the new season. A key landmark in their career, we spoke to Academy manager Ged Roddy, the man overseeing their step into...

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“Gifted, humble, hard working” – Academy manager on Rinomhota impact

11 May 2019

What better example of what heights can be reached from the Reading Academy than by being named Player of the Season?

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Ged on International Cup progress and the Academy’s bright future

6 March 2019

Our Under-23s’ success so far in the Premier League International Cup – reaching the Semi-Final by winning away at Manchester United – will have turned a few heads. But anyone who knows Reading also...

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Academy Life | "Producing young professionals is part of this club's culture"

15 October 2018

Our Category One Academy has certainly produced in the past - 47 players have come through the Academy ranks to represent the Royals' first team and there are sure to be more...because producing young...

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Academy Life | "We think differently to keep punching above our weight"

11 October 2018

“I knew before I arrived that this was a great Academy and a great football club – and so it’s proven to be," Roddy began, speaking to iFollow moments before heading across the pristine pitches at...

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"I knew Eamonn for 20 years. He always told me about what a great club it was"

22 March 2018

Ged Roddy says he looks forward to the challenge of continuing the success of an Academy that has produced plenty of homegrown talent to grace the turf at Madejski Stadium.

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Ged Roddy MBE appointed as Academy Manager

5 February 2018

Reading Football Club are delighted to announce the arrival of Ged Roddy MBE as Academy Manager in what we consider to be a marquee appointment for the Royals.

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