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Reading Town

Currently Playing In:

Hellenic League Premier Division

 

The club was formed in 1966, England’s famous World Cup year, when the country was uplifted and very positive. However, the new football club was introduced as ‘Lower Burghfield’ and played in The Reading Combination with much success and then the Reading & District League. However, the club kept changing its name and competed as ‘XL United’, ‘Vincents United’ and ‘Reading Garage’ before moving on to The Chiltonian League as ‘ITS Reading’ and then ‘Reading Town’ in 1993.

In 1994 as Chiltonian Champions, ‘Reading Town’ joined The Combined Counties League and spent thirteen, usually difficult seasons, before joining the Hellenic League in 2008. The club’s best seasons produced third place finishes in The Combined Counties 2004 and Hellenic League 2010, both under the guidance of special manager Colin Millard, who took up the reigns for his third spell in 2013.

 

Club Factfile

 
Previous Name(s):
Lower Burghfield, XI Utd, Vincents Ltd, Reading Garage and ITSReading
Ground:
Reading Town Sports Ground, Scours Lane, Reading RG30 6AY
Telephone:
0118 945 3655
Directions:
Leave M4 at junction 12 and take A4 towards Reading. Turn left at first lights go through Tilehurst Centre and turn right into Norcot Road then left into Oxford Road and first right into Scours Lane.
Capacity:
2000
Seats:
120
Covered:
Yes
200
Clubhouse:
Yes
Shop:
No
Record Attendance:
1067 v AFC Wimbledon, Combined Counties League 2003
Most Recent Senior Honour:
Chiltonian Football League Champions 1994-1995
 

Club History

Click on a year to see photos, articles and more details about the season.

 YearLeaguePositionManager
1993-1994Chiltonian Football League8thR.Ford
 1994-1995Chiltonian Football League1stR.Ford
1995-1996Combined Counties Football League7thR.Ford
1996-1997Combined Counties Football League6thR.Ford
1997-1998Combined Counties Football League2ndDave Crowdy
1998-1999Combined Counties Football League7thPaul Evans
1999-2000Combined Counties Football League12thPaul Evans
2000-2001Combined Counties Football League19thPaul Evans
2001-2002Combined Counties Football League21stNeil Webb/Colin Millard
2002-2003Combined Counties Football League15thColin Millard
2003-2004Combined Counties Football League3rdColin Millard
2004-2005Combined Counties Football League19thColin Millard
2005-2006 Combined Counties Football League10thColin Millard
2006-2007Combined Counties Football League9thColin Millard
2007-2008Combined Counties Football League13thNeil Goff & Glenn Goudie/Colin Millard
2008-2009Hellenic League Premier Division8thColin Millard
2009-2010Hellenic League Premier Division3rdColin Millard
2010-2011Hellenic League Premier Division13thRoddy Slater
2011-2012Hellenic League Premier Division7thMark Bartley
2012-2013Hellenic League Premier Division17thMichael Butcher/ Colin MIllard
2013-2014Hellenic League Premier DivisionColin Millsrd
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