“Reading FC – The Madjeski Stadium”



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1998 saw Reading F C move into the new 24,200 all-seater Madejski Stadium, named after chairman, John Madejski. Tommy Burns had taken over from Terry Bullivant but lasted just 18 months before being replaced by Alan Pardew who had previously been reserve team manager before being released. In 2001, Reading became the first football club to register their fans as an official member of their squad, giving the “player” registered with squad number 13 as ‘Reading Fans’