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499 Not Out: Madejski Stadium Games In Numbers

We delve into facts and figures from Reading’s previous 499 games at the Mad Stad.

Reading v West Bromwich Albion - The Emirates FA Cup Fifth Round Photo by Ben Hoskins/Getty Images

Results

  • Reading have won 246 games at the Madejski Stadium.
  • Reading have drawn 130 games at the Madejski Stadium.
  • Reading have lost 123 games at the Madejski Stadium.

Goals

  • Reading have scored a total of 781 goals at the Madejski Stadium (1.57 per game).
  • 349 of these have come in the first half of games (0.7 per game).
  • 432 of these have come in the second half of games (0.87 per game).

  • Reading have conceded a total of 506 goals at the Madejski Stadium (1.01 per game).
  • 213 of these have come in the first half of games (0.43 per game).
  • 293 of these have come in the second half of games (0.58 per game).

Opponents

  • Burnley and Cardiff City have visited the Madejski Stadium most often - 14 times each.
  • Derby County and Wigan Athletic have visited 13 times each.
  • Ipswich Town, Millwall, Nottingham Forest, Preston North End and Watford have visited 12 times each.
  • Of the current 92 teams in the top four divisions of English football, 12 have not played at the Madejski Stadium - Accrington Stanley, Barnet, Carlisle United, Cheltenham Town, Exeter City, Fleetwood Town, Forest Green Rovers, Mansfield Town, Morecambe, Rochdale, Shrewsbury Town, Southend United.*
Reading v Burnley - FA Cup 4th Round Photo by Christopher Lee/Getty Images

Competitions

  • Reading have played 436 league games at the Madejski Stadium.
  • Reading have played 58 cup games at the Madejski Stadium.
  • Reading have played 5 play-off games at the Madejski Stadium.

  • Reading have played 291 second tier games at the Madejski Stadium (including play-offs).
  • Reading have played 93 third tier games the Madejski Stadium (including play-offs).
  • Reading have played 57 Premier League games at the Madejski Stadium.
  • Reading have played 28 FA Cup games at the Madejski Stadium.
  • Reading have played 28 League Cup games at the Madejski Stadium.
  • Reading have played 2 Football League Trophy games at the Madejski Stadium.**

Attendances

  • The highest attendance at the Madejski Stadium has been 24,184 against Everton in November 2012.
  • The lowest attendance at the Madejski Stadium has been 1,561 against Leyton Orient in December 1999.
  • Across all 499 previous games, there has been a combined total attendance of 8,333,080.
  • This makes an average attendance of 16,700 per game.
Reading v Everton - Premier League Photo by Jan Kruger/Getty Images

Milestones

  • Reading beat Luton Town 3-0 in their first game at the Madejski Stadium (1998).
  • Reading beat QPR 1-0 in their 100th game at the Madejski Stadium (2002).
  • Reading beat Luton Town 3-0 in their 200th game at the Madejski Stadium (2005).
  • Reading beat Plymouth Argyle 2-1 in their 300th game at the Madejski Stadium (2010).
  • Reading drew 1-1 with Yeovil Town in their 400th game at the Madejski Stadium (2014).
Reading v Luton Town Photo by Richard Heathcote/Getty Images

*Whilst AFC Wimbledon have not played at the Madejski Stadium, the old Wimbledon FC did in the 2002-03 season.

**This does not include Under 23 fixtures that have been played at the Madejski Stadium in the Football League trophy.