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The Championship 2011/12 - Reading

The Championship 2011/12 - Reading
Club - Reading

Founded - 1871

Nickname - The Royals

Ground - Madejski Stadium (Capacity: 24,161)

Manager - Brian McDermott

Last Season Finish - 5th - Championship

Season Preview - The Royals have spent the majority of the last 10 years in the Championship following their promotion to Division One in 2002, finishing 4th the following season but being eventually beaten by Wolves in the semi's of the play-offs.

Steve Coppell then took over and finished just outside the play-off places in his first season. However, the Royals got promotion in 2006, winning the Championship with a record breaking 106 points.

Their first season in the Premier League was a successful one, finishing 8th, just missing out on Europe. However, the following season we were eventually relegated on the final day of the season.

Despite only missing out last year, I still feel we have a chance of making the play-offs. We may have sold Long and Mills but still have some class players in Federici, Kebe and Karacan and if we replace our out-goings well, we could fight for that play-off place.

My Prediction - 7th

For any travel information or any more information on the Madejski Stadium, click here.

Writer:Josh
Date:Thursday August 11 2011
Time: 5:21PM

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2 Brighton 32 20 8 4 68 28
3 Huddersfield 32 20 4 8 64 8
4 Reading 33 18 6 9 60 5
5 Leeds Utd 33 18 4 11 58 11
6 Sheff Wed 33 17 7 9 58 10
7 Fulham 32 14 10 8 52 17
8 Norwich 33 15 6 12 51 11
9 Barnsley 33 14 7 12 49 4
10 Preston 33 13 10 10 49 4
11 Derby County 32 13 9 10 48 7
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13 Ipswich 33 10 11 12 41 -7
14 Brentford 32 11 7 14 40 0
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17 Aston Villa 32 8 12 12 36 -8
18 Forest 33 10 6 17 36 -12
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20 Burton 33 9 8 16 35 -13
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