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2012/13 Match Reports

Match reports from the 2012/13 season

QPR 1-1 Reading

The Royals winless run stretched to nine games as they once again blew a half-time lead at Loftus Road. Kaspars Gorkss gave the Royals the advantage but they couldn't hold on as Djibril Cisse snatched a point for Rangers.

Reading 5-7 Arsenal (AET) - Halloween Thriller

Reading squander a four goal lead at home to Arsenal as the Gunners progress to the Quarter Finals of the Capital One Cup after a pulsating match at the Madejski Stadium.

Reading 3-3 Fulham - A Winning/Losing/Drawing Draw

Credit to Reading for twice fighting back to get a point, but even so there's something dreadfully hollow about having to feel positive about a just sneaking a point from a game we could, should and needed to win.

Swansea 2-2 Reading

Two games unbeaten or without a win in six? One point gained or two dropped? Watching Reading really is a glass half full v glass half empty debate right now as we look back on a 2-2 draw in South Wales.

Reading 2-2 Newcastle - A Winning Draw

The Royals put in their best display of the season as they narrowly failed to beat Newcastle in an entertaining game at the Madejski Stadium. Demba Ba scored twice to cancel out strikes from Jimmy Kebe and Noel Hunt as Reading moved off the bottom

QPR 2-3 Reading - "Never Say Die"

Reading battled to a thrilling 3-2 win away at Loftus Road on Wednesday evening - goals from Gorkss, Shorey and Pogrebnyak ensured the Royals will meet Arsenal in the Fourth Round.

West Brom 1-0 Reading: Blunt

West Brom 1-0 Reading - Thoughts and reflections on a disappointing day for the Royals in the Midlands.

Reading sunk by Defoe & Bale

Reading's return to Premier League action didn't exactly go to plan as two goals from Jermain Defoe and one from Gareth Bale helped send the Royals to a 3-1 defeat.

Reading 3-2 Peterborough - Messy

We recap the action as Reading secure their passage into the third round of the League Cup with a 3-2 win over Championship side Peterborough.

Chelsea 4-2 Reading - Royals lose at the Bridge

It was billed as 'The Rumble of the Roubles' and in the end Chelsea and Roman Abramovich's buck banged loudest and for longest in a six goal thriller at Stamford Bridge.

Reading 1-1 Stoke City: Alf keeps his nerve after Federici spills Pot-shot

Reading battled to a 1-1 draw with Stoke City in their opening match of the 2012/13 Premier League season - read our match report here.

Reading 2-0 Crystal Palace

Reading beat Crystal Palace 2-0 in their final pre-season friendly of the summer - read our match report here.

AFC Bournemouth 2-2 Reading

Reading continued their preparations for life in the Premier League with a 2-2 draw away at Bournemouth yesterday. Read our thoughts on every Royal's performance here.

Basingstoke 5-0 Reading XI

While Reading FC's main squad are in Portugal, a young development side played their latest pre-season friendly against local non-league side Basingstoke and The Tilehurst End was there to catch the action.

Quarteriense 1-1 Reading

Ian Harte grabbed the only Reading goal as the club kicked off their pre-season tour of Portugal with a 1-1 draw against CDR Quarteirense.

AFC Wimbledon -0-7 Reading

Reading FC began preparations for life back in the Premier League with a comfortable 7-0 win over League Two side AFC Wimbledon on Saturday, helped by a Simon Church hat-trick.

Didcot Town 2 - 3 Reading FC XI

Reading FC played their first pre-season friendly of the season at Didcot Town last night, and Mark Sugar was there to give his view on how a young Royals side performed in front of two Championship winning managers.