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Academy Coverage

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Five Academy Players Who Could Shine For Reading This Season

Young Royals have been getting a great opportunity in the first team this season under new boss Ruben Selles.

Which Academy Players Could Break Into Reading’s First Team Next Season?

Alister picks out some academy players to watch in 2023/24.

Marlow 2-2 Reading (5-4 Pens): Match Report

The Royals were knocked out of the Berks and Bucks Cup on penalties after Kelvin Ehibhatiomhan’s brace in normal time.

Ascot United 0-4 Reading Under-23: Match Report

The Royals won the Berks & Bucks Cup for the fourth time with a comfortable win over Ascot United in Slough.

Nottingham Forest U23 7-0 Reading U23: Match Report

The young Royals suffer heavy defeat in Noel Hunt’s first game as under-23s manager.

Noel Hunt Returns To Reading In Academy Role

A familiar face is back at the club, this time involved in youth development.

Reading U23 1-3 Derby County U23: Match Report

Defeat to the Rams concludes Reading’s disappointing Premier League Cup campaign.

Reading U23 1-1 Stoke City U23: Match Report

A point against The Potters ends Reading’s run of defeats.

Norwich City U23 3-1 Reading U23: Match Report

A tired-looking Reading side suffer defeat to the Canaries in the Premier League Cup.

Reading U23 1-4 Newcastle United U23: Match Report

The Young Royals endured another difficult evening at the Select Car Leasing Stadium.

Reading U18 1-3 Manchester United U18: Match Report

The Royals’ FA Youth Cup run is brought to an end despite a spirited performance against the Red Devils.

Sunderland U23 2-0 Reading U23: Match Report

The Black Cats proved too strong for a young and inexperienced Reading side.

Reading U23 0-5 Charlton Athletic U23: Match Report

Another heavy defeat for Reading all but ends their hopes of progressing in the Premier League Cup.

Norwich City U23 5-2 Reading U23: Match Report

Four second-half goals from the hosts sent the Royals back to Berkshire empty handed.

Reading U23 2-1 Middlesbrough U23: Match Report

Two superb strikes secured three points for the Royals in a fiery encounter under the lights.

West Bromwich Albion U23 1-1 Reading U23: Match Report

The spoils were shared in the West Midlands, despite an early Ehibhatiomhan goal.

Derby County U23 2-1 Reading U23: Match Report

Cup defeat for the Royals against higher-ranked opposition.

Feet On The Ground: There’s No Need To Rush Jahmari Clarke

Clarke has shown his quality, but expecting too much too soon of a player who’s very new to senior football would be unwise and unfair.

Reading U23 2-2 Aston Villa U23: Match Report

A late Villa goal rescued a point for the visitors after a first-half double from Kelvin Ehibhatiomhan.

Reading U23 0-3 Sunderland U23: Match Report

Defensive errors prove costly for Reading as the visitors cruise to victory.

Should Veljko Paunovic Place More Trust In Reading’s Youth?

With the Royals’ depleted squad looking fatigued, do more youngsters deserve game time?

Reading U23 0-1 Southampton U23: Match Report

A second-half Saints goal saw off the Royals in a match that marked the return of first-team absentees Tom Holmes and Felipe Araruna.

Fulham U23 3-0 Reading U23: Match Report

High-flying Fulham inflict a league defeat on the Royals.

Reading U23 3-2 Norwich City: Match Report

Jahmari Clarke stars in a well-deserved Premier League Cup victory for the Royals.

Reading U23 1-1 Birmingham City U23: Match Report

A late equaliser from the visitors saw the points shared in a tight game under the lights.

Burnley U23 3-1 Reading U23: Match Report

Reading under-23s returned from their trip to Lancashire empty handed after being beaten 3-1 by Burnley.

Reading U23 3-3 Norwich City U23: Match Report

The points were shared in an entertaining match at the Select Car Leasing Stadium, following goals from Michael Stickland, Malachi Talent-Aryeetey, and Mamadi Camara.

Reading U23 0-2 Nottingham Forest U23: Match Report

Two second-half goals undid the Royals in what proved to be a frustrating evening under the lights.

Charlton Athletic U23 3-0 Reading U23: Match Report

A PL Cup defeat for the young Royals marked their first loss of the season, following goals from James Vennings, Euan Williams, and Johl Powell.

Like In 2014/15, The Academy Will Be A Vital Asset For Reading

Guest writer Sam Michael explains why, whatever happens for Reading in the transfer market, the academy will be a source of optimism.

Midweek Musings: The Potential Of Femi Azeez And Dejan Tetek

Doom and gloom aside, two Reading starlets have a real chance to make a huge impact on the squad, and the Championship this year.

How Reading’s Academy Is Key To Future Success

Louis explains the importance of young players coming through to the Royals this season.