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Club News

🖋️ Contract update | New U23s contracts offered, two professional deals expire and all loanees agree to extensions until the end of July

2 July 2020

Reading Football Club can confirm that new professional contracts have been handed to three upcoming Academy stars.

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Academy

📝 EFL statement | Academy games programme terminated

1 May 2020

The EFL has today confirmed that the Academy Games Programme for the 2019-20 season has been terminated with immediate effect.

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Club News

🌋 Ten years ago | An ash cloud, a stranded Academy tour and community that came together

16 April 2020

Remember a time when we thought an ash cloud that had brought a temporary halt to European air travel was an emergency like no other?

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Club News

🖋️ Josh Hewitt signs professional deal with the Royals

2 March 2020

Reading Football Club are pleased to announce that Josh Hewitt has signed his first professional contract, committing his future to the Royals until the summer of 2021.

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Club News

✍️ Samuels signs first professional contract

18 February 2020

We are pleased to announce that 17-year-old full-back Imari Samuels has put pen to paper on a first professional contract with the Royals.

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Academy

🦁 Three young Royals receive England U17 call-ups

6 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.

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Match Reports

😱 U18s seal extra-time win to advance to PL Cup semi-final

26 January 2020

Reading's Under-18s produced a battling performance to beat Everton in extra time, as they earned a place in the U18 Premier League Cup semi-final at Bearwood on Saturday lunchtime.

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Interviews

Donaldson on Youth Cup exit

13 December 2019

Michael Donaldson spoke of the need for Reading's Under-18s to learn and grow from their experience of playing at Madejski Stadium on Thursday night, exiting the FA Youth Cup after a 4-2 defeat...

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Match Reports

Report | Royals U18s bow out of Youth Cup against Palace

12 December 2019

Reading's Under-18s were beaten 4-2 by Crystal Palace in a breathless FA Youth Cup tie at Madejski Stadium on Thursday night.

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Club News

Gallery | Youth Cup thriller ends in Royals defeat

12 December 2019

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Fixture News

WATCH LIVE | U18s in FA Youth Cup action

12 December 2019

Reading's Under-18s are in FA Youth Cup action against Crystal Palace at Madejski Stadium on Thursday night - watch live on YouTube as our youngsters try to book their place in the Fourth Round!

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Interviews

Leigertwood | "The boys will be right up for it"

10 December 2019

Mikele Leigertwood spoke of his excitement ahead of Reading's Under-18s taking on Crystal Palace in the FA Youth Cup at Madejski Stadium on Thursday night.

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Match Previews

Preview | U18s to take on Palace under Madejski lights

10 December 2019

For Reading's Under-18s, few nights in their young careers will have been more important than what awaits them this Thursday evening at Madejski Stadium...

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Fixture News

U18s to face Toffees in PL Cup Quarter-Final

9 December 2019

Reading's Under-18s have been drawn at home to Everton in the Quarter-Finals of this season's Under 18 Premier League Cup.

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Match Reports

Olise strike downs Magpies; U18s come back to beat Spurs

9 December 2019

It was a positive weekend all round for our Academy teams, spearheaded by Michael Olise's strike that earned Reading's Under-23s a 1-0 win away at Newcastle United on Saturday.

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Fixture News

Palace set for floodlit FA Youth Cup tie at Madejski

19 November 2019

Earlier this month, Reading’s Under-18s were drawn at home against Crystal Palace in the Third Round of this season’s FA Youth Cup, and today we can confirm that the date of the fixture has been set...

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