List of Reading F.C. players (fewer than 25 appearances)

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Reading Football Club, established in 1871, is an association football club based in Reading.

Key[edit]

  • Appearances are accurate up to, and including the match played on 8 November 2014.
  • The list is currently updated to include all players who have joined the club since 1991. Those who joined before that date still need to be added.
  • The list is sorted by the year the player joined the club. If more than one player joined in the same year then they are sorted alphabetically.

Player

  • Players listed in italics spent their entire career with the club on loan.

Club years

  • Counted as the years the player signed for, and left the club.

Appearances

  • League and total appearances are sourced to Royals Record from 1991–92 to 1995–96,[1][2] and Soccerbase from 1996–97 onwards.[3]

International career

  • Players who made international appearances only have the highest level at which they played listed.
  • A player's senior international team is sourced to National Football Teams[4] whilst appearances at age group level are sourced to the Association of Football Statisticians.[5] Players not covered by the above are sourced as needed in the "Refs" column.

Players with fewer than 25 appearances[edit]

James Henry playing for Millwall in 2010.
James Henry, one of 24 players to have come through the Academy at Reading and gone on to play for the first-team since 1999.[6]
Greg Halford on the pitch in 2011, playing for Portsmouth.
Greg Halford played just three times for Reading despite signing for a then club-record fee in excess of £2.25m.[7]
Matthew Connolly on the pitch for Cardiff City in 2012.
Matthew Connolly was part of three successive Championship winning sides between 2011 and 2013 with QPR, Reading and Cardiff City.[8]
Matthew Upson warming up for West Ham United in 2009.
Part of a defence that kept seven consecutive clean sheets, Matthew Upson was hailed by then assistant manager Kevin Dillon as "the best loan signing this club has had".[9]
Name Position Club years League
apps
League
goals
Total
apps
Total
goals
International career Refs
Barkus, LeaLea Barkus FW 1991–1995 15 1 17 1
Bass, DavidDavid Bass MF 1991–1997 11 0 11 0
Brooke, GarryGarry Brooke MF 1991 4 0 4 0
Byrne, DavidDavid Byrne MF 1991 7 2 7 2
Cockram, AllanAllan Cockram MF 1991 6 1 8 1
Cooper, NealeNeale Cooper DF 1991 7 0 9 0
Fealey, NathanNathan Fealey DF 1991–1992 1 0 1 0
Giamettei, AaronAaron Giamettei MF 1991–1992 2 0 2 0
Gray, AndyAndy Gray FW 1991–1994 17 3 20 4
Honey, DannyDanny Honey GK 1991–1992 0 0 1 0
Leighton, JimJim Leighton GK 1991–1992 8 0 11 0  Scotland
Morrow, SteveSteve Morrow DF 1991 13 0 13 0  Northern Ireland
Statham, BrianBrian Statham DF 1991 8 0 8 0  England under-21
Archibald, SteveSteve Archibald FW 1992 1 0 1 0  Scotland
Britton, GerryGerry Britton FW 1992 2 0 4 0
Jackson, DarrenDarren Jackson DF 1992–1993 5 0 6 0
Keeley, JohnJohn Keeley GK 1992 6 0 6 0
Lee, DavidDavid Lee DF 1992 5 5 5 5  England under-21
McCance, DarrenDarren McCance DF 1992–1994 1 0 2 0
Moody, PaulPaul Moody FW 1992–1993 5 1 6 1
Robinson, DavidDavid Robinson FW 1992 8 0 8 0
Carey, AlanAlan Carey FW 1993–1997 3 0 3 0
Humphrey, JohnJohn Humphrey DF 1993–1994 8 0 9 0
McDonald, DavidDavid McDonald DF 1993 11 0 11 0 Republic of Ireland Republic of Ireland B [10]
Barnard, DarrenDarren Barnard MF 1994 4 0 4 0  Wales
Murphy, MickMick Murphy FW 1994–1996 1 0 1 0
Wallace, RayRay Wallace DF 1994 3 0 3 0  England under-21
Witter, TonyTony Witter DF 1994 4 0 4 0
Brown, KennyKenny Brown DF 1995–1996 17 1 20 1
Codner, RobertRobert Codner MF 1995 4 0 5 0 England England C [11]
Freeman, AndyAndy Freeman MF 1995–1997 1 0 1 0
Gordon, NevilleNeville Gordon FW 1995–1996 1 0 1 0
Sheppard, SimonSimon Sheppard GK 1995–1996 18 0 22 0
Thorpe, MichaelMichael Thorpe DF 1995–1998 5 0 9 0
Woods, ChrisChris Woods GK 1995 5 0 5 0  England
Bibbo, SalSal Bibbo GK 1996–1998 7 0 9 0
Nixon, EricEric Nixon GK 1996 0 0 1 0
Roach, NevilleNeville Roach FW 1996–1999 16 1 23 2
Smith, BenBen Smith MF 1996–1998 1 0 1 0
Sutton, SteveSteve Sutton GK 1996 2 0 2 0
Wright, TommyTommy Wright GK 1996 17 0 17 0  Northern Ireland
Blatherwick, SteveSteve Blatherwick DF 1997 7 0 7 0
Bowen, JasonJason Bowen FW 1997–1999 15 1 22 1  Wales
Davies, GarethGareth Davies DF 1997–1999 19 0 23 0  Wales under-21
Robins, MarkMark Robins FW 1997 5 0 5 0  England under-21
Sandford, LeeLee Sandford DF 1997 5 0 5 0
Ashdown, JamieJamie Ashdown GK 1998–2004 13 0 16 0
Clement, NeilNeil Clement DF 1998–1999 11 1 12 1  England under-18
Colgan, NickNick Colgan GK 1998 5 0 5 0  Republic of Ireland
Fleck, RobertRobert Fleck FW 1998–1999 9 1 10 1  Scotland
Hadland, PhilPhil Hadland FW 1998–2000 0 0 1 0
Kelly, PaddyPaddy Kelly DF 1998 3 0 3 0
Kromheer, ElroyElroy Kromheer DF 1998–1999 11 0 12 0
Legg, AndyAndy Legg MF 1998 12 0 13 0  Wales
O'Neill, MichaelMichael O'Neill MF 1998 9 1 9 1  Northern Ireland
Polston, JohnJohn Polston DF 1998–2001 18 1 24 1
Reilly, MarkMark Reilly MF 1998 6 0 8 0 Scotland Scotland B [12]
Stamp, NevilleNeville Stamp DF 1998–2000 1 0 1 0
van der Kwaak, PeterPeter van der Kwaak GK 1998–1999 4 0 5 0
Wright, AndyAndy Wright MF 1998 2 0 3 0
Barras, TonyTony Barras DF 1999 6 1 6 1
Bowen, MarkMark Bowen DF 1999 0 0 1 0  Wales
Haddow, AlexAlex Haddow MF 1999–2001 3 0 4 0
Lisbie, KevinKevin Lisbie FW 1999 2 0 2 0  Jamaica
Maybury, AlanAlan Maybury DF 1999 8 0 8 0  Republic of Ireland
McKeever, MarkMark McKeever MF 1999 7 2 7 2  Republic of Ireland under-21
McLaren, AndyAndy McLaren MF 1999–2000 9 1 11 1  Scotland
Nicholls, MarkMark Nicholls FW 1999–2000 5 1 7 3
Potter, GrahamGraham Potter DF 1999 4 0 5 0  England under-21
Thorpe, TonyTony Thorpe FW 1999 6 1 6 1
Gamble, JoeJoe Gamble MF 2000–2004 7 0 13 0  Republic of Ireland
Smith, AlexAlex Smith DF 2001–2003 14 2 18 3
Branch, MichaelMichael Branch FW 2002 2 0 2 0  England under-21
Roberts, BenBen Roberts GK 2002 6 0 6 0  England under-21
Roget, LeoLeo Roget DF 2002 1 0 1 0
Savage, BasBas Savage FW 2002–2005 16 0 18 0
Upson, MatthewMatthew Upson DF 2002 14 0 15 1  England
Young, JamieJamie Young GK 2002–2006 1 0 1 0  England under-20
Campbell, DarrenDarren Campbell MF 2003–2005 1 0 1 0  England under-17
 Scotland under-17
[13]
Castle, PeterPeter Castle DF 2003–2006 1 0 1 0  England under-16
 Republic of Ireland under-18
[14]
Chadwick, LukeLuke Chadwick MF 2003 15 1 17 1  England under-21
Daley, OmarOmar Daley MF 2003–2004 6 0 7 0  Jamaica
Gordon, DeanDean Gordon DF 2004 3 0 3 0  England under-21
Baradji, SekouSekou Baradji MF 2005 1 0 3 0  France under-19
Chukwunyelu, Eric ObinnaEric Obinna Chukwunyelu FW 2005–2006 6 0 8 0
Dobson, MichaelMichael Dobson DF 2005–2006 1 0 1 0
Ferdinand, LesLes Ferdinand FW 2005 12 1 14 1  England
Keown, MartinMartin Keown DF 2005 5 0 5 0  England
Makin, ChrisChris Makin DF 2005–2006 12 0 19 0  England under-21
Osano, CurtisCurtis Osano DF 2005–2008 0 0 2 0
Stack, GrahamGraham Stack GK 2005–2008 1 0 8 0  Republic of Ireland under-21
Davies, ScottScott Davies MF 2006–2011 4 0 5 0  Republic of Ireland under-21 [15]
Golbourne, ScottScott Golbourne DF 2006–2009 2 0 6 0  England under-19 [16]
Halls, JohnJohn Halls DF 2006–2008 2 1 8 2  England under-20
Hamer, BenBen Hamer GK 2006–2011 0 0 5 0
Henry, JamesJames Henry MF 2006–2010 10 0 18 4  England under-19 [17]
Máté, PéterPéter Máté DF 2006–2008 0 0 1 1  Hungary under-21
Sodje, SamSam Sodje DF 2006–2009 3 0 8 1  Nigeria
Andersen, MikkelMikkel Andersen GK 2007– 1 0 2 0  Denmark under-21 [18]
Faé, EmerseEmerse Faé MF 2007–2009 8 0 11 0  Ivory Coast
Halford, GregGreg Halford DF 2007 3 0 3 0  England under-20
Bignall, NicholasNicholas Bignall FW 2008–2013 1 0 4 2
Kelly, JulianJulian Kelly DF 2008–2011 7 0 13 0
Mooney, DaveDave Mooney FW 2008–2011 0 0 4 2  Republic of Ireland under-23 [19]
Harding, DanDan Harding DF 2009 3 0 5 0  England under-21
O'Dea, DarrenDarren O'Dea DF 2009 8 0 8 0  Republic of Ireland
D'Ath, LawsonLawson D'Ath MF 2010–2014 0 0 1 0
Thorvaldsson, GunnarGunnar Thorvaldsson FW 2010 4 0 5 0  Iceland
Williams, MarcusMarcus Williams DF 2010–2012 3 0 5 0
Khumalo, BonganiBongani Khumalo DF 2011–2012 4 0 5 0  South Africa
Mills, JosephJoseph Mills DF 2011–2013 15 0 16 0  England under-18 [a]
Afobe, BenikBenik Afobe FW 2012 3 0 3 0  England under-21 [22]
Connolly, MatthewMatthew Connolly DF 2012 6 0 6 0
Cywka, TomaszTomasz Cywka MF 2012 4 0 4 0  Poland under-21 [23]
Edwards, RyanRyan Edwards MF 2012– 7 0 10 0  Australia under-23 [24]
Mullins, HaydenHayden Mullins MF 2012 7 0 7 0  England under-21
Samuel, DominicDominic Samuel FW 2012– 1 0 1 0  England under-19
Taylor, StuartStuart Taylor GK 2012–2014 4 0 4 0  England under-21
Baird, ChrisChris Baird MF 2013–2014 9 0 9 0  Northern Ireland
Bridge, WayneWayne Bridge DF 2013–2014 12 0 12 0  England
Carriço, DanielDaniel Carriço MF 2013–2014 3 0 3 0  Portugal under-21
Drenthe, RoystonRoyston Drenthe MF 2013– 23 2 24 2  Netherlands
Sharp, BillyBilly Sharp FW 2013–2014 10 2 10 2
Cooper, JakeJake Cooper DF 2013– 5 0 7 0  England under-19 [25]
Long, SeanSean Long DF 2013– 0 0 1 0  Republic of Ireland under-19 [26]
Tanner, CraigCraig Tanner FW 2013– 3 0 5 1  England under-16 [27]
Tshibola, AaronAaron Tshibola MF 2013– 1 0 1 0
Ferdinand, AntonAnton Ferdinand DF 2014– 1 0 1 0  England under-21
Kuhl, AaronAaron Kuhl MF 2014– 6 0 8 0
Mackie, JamieJamie Mackie FW 2014– 14 1 16 1  Scotland
Murray, GlennGlenn Murray FW 2014– 11 5 11 5
Norwood, OliverOliver Norwood MF 2014– 14 0 14 0  Northern Ireland
Stacey, JackJack Stacey MF 2014– 1 0 1 0

Players with 25 or more appearances[edit]

Notes[edit]

  1. ^ Soccerbase incorrectly credits Jack Mills with two appearances against Hull City and Charlton Athletic on 23 and 27 August 2011 respectively, that should instead be attributed to Joseph Mills as confirmed by the official match reports on the Reading website.[20][21]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Career appearance records". Royals Record. Retrieved 19 October 2013. 
  2. ^ "Career goalscoring records". Royals Record. Retrieved 19 October 2013. 
  3. ^ "Reading squad stats". Soccerbase. Centurycomm. Retrieved 31 July 2013.  Player stats from earlier seasons available via the drop-down menu.
  4. ^ "Home". National Football Teams. Retrieved 31 July 2013.  Players can be found using the drop-down menus or search function.
  5. ^ "All Reading Football Club players". The Association of Football Statisticians. Retrieved 31 July 2013.  Players can be found using the menu on the left-hand side or search function.
  6. ^ "Academy graduates". Reading F.C. Retrieved 13 August 2013. 
  7. ^ "Halford: 'no pressure' from price tag". BBC Berkshire. Retrieved 13 August 2013. 
  8. ^ Phillips, Terry (21 July 2013). "Cardiff City star Matthew Connolly: 'I'd swap all my promotions for Premier League success'". Media Wales. Retrieved 16 August 2013. 
  9. ^ Turbervill, Huw (8 December 2002). "Upson draws a blank in last fling for Reading". The Telegraph. Retrieved 16 August 2013. 
  10. ^ "Reading's international players". 1871.net. Archived from the original on 16 October 2012. Retrieved 19 October 2013. 
  11. ^ "Veteran midfielders drop down the pyramid". Non League Daily. Retrieved 18 September 2013. 
  12. ^ "Mark Reilly". FitbaStats. Retrieved 16 August 2013. 
  13. ^ "Rodgers: Dazzling Darren could go all the way to top". Reading Post. Retrieved 15 August 2013. 
  14. ^ "Peter Castle profile". RDFC1992. Retrieved 15 August 2013. 
  15. ^ "Clifford and Davies earn U21 call-ups". Football Association of Ireland. Retrieved 13 August 2013. 
  16. ^ "Hungry young guns join City". Express & Echo (Exeter). Retrieved 13 August 2013. 
  17. ^ "Henry's aim". The FA. Retrieved 13 August 2013. 
  18. ^ "Mikkel Andersen". Reading F.C. Retrieved 20 September 2014. 
  19. ^ "Northern Ireland under-23 0–1 Republic of Ireland under-23". RTÉ Sport. Retrieved 2 August 2013. 
  20. ^ "Royals knocked out by unbeaten Addicks". Reading F.C. Retrieved 31 July 2013. 
  21. ^ "Hull City 1–0 Reading". Reading F.C. Retrieved 31 July 2013. 
  22. ^ "Benik Afobe profile". The FA. Retrieved 31 July 2013. 
  23. ^ "Tomasz Cywka Signs for Reds". Barnsley F.C. Retrieved 31 July 2013. 
  24. ^ "Iran 0–1 Australia". The Asian Football Confederation. Retrieved 10 August 2014. 
  25. ^ "Jake Cooper". The Football Association. Retrieved 25 August 2014. 
  26. ^ "U19 Squad profiles: 2013–14". Football Association of Ireland. Archived from the original on 27 August 2014. Retrieved 27 August 2014. 
  27. ^ "Tanner and Tshibola sign on". Reading F.C. Archived from the original on 5 March 2011. Retrieved 15 August 2014.