1991–92 Reading F.C. season

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Reading
1991–92 season
ChairmanJohn Madejski
ManagerMark McGhee
(Player Manager)
StadiumElm Park
Third Division12th
FA CupR3
League CupR1
League TrophySouthern Prilimary Group 3
Top goalscorerCraig Maskell (16)

During the 1991–92 English football season, Reading F.C. competed in the Football League Third Division, FA Cup, League Cup and League Trophy. It was their first season with Mark McGhee as their player-manager and they finished in 12th place in the league. They also reached Round 3 of the FA Cup, Round 1 of the League Cup and the Southern Primarily Group of the League Trophy.

Players[edit]

First-team squad[edit]

Note: Flags indicate national team as defined under FIFA eligibility rules. Players may hold more than one non-FIFA nationality.

No. Position Player
England GK Steve Francis
England GK Danny Honey
England GK John Keeley (on loan from Oldham Athletic)
Scotland GK Jim Leighton (on loan from Manchester United)
England DF Nathan Fealey
Wales DF Linden Jones
England DF David Lee (on loan from Chelsea)
England DF Keith McPherson
England DF Steve Richardson
Jamaica DF Floyd Streete
England DF Adrian Williams[notes 1]
England MF Danny Bailey
England MF David Bass
England MF Kevin Dillon
England MF Michael Gilkes[notes 2]
No. Position Player
England MF Aaron Giamettei
England MF Mick Gooding
England MF Mark Holzman
England MF Scott Taylor
England FW Lea Barkus
Scotland FW Gerry Britton (on loan from Celtic)
England FW Andy Gray
England FW Dave Leworthy
Australia FW Stuart Lovell
England FW Craig Maskell
Scotland FW Mark McGhee (player-manager)
England FW David Robinson
England FW Trevor Senior
England Chris Seymour

Transfers[edit]

In[edit]

Date Position Nationality Name From Fee
MF England Allan Cockram Woking
10 May 1991 FW Scotland Mark McGhee Sweden IK Brage
1 July 1991[1] MF Scotland Neale Cooper Scotland Aberdeen
26 March 1992[2] FW England David Robinson Newcastle United Free
FW Scotland Steve Archibald Scotland Clyde

Out[edit]

Date Position Nationality Name To Fee
DF England Martin Hicks Birmingham City
FW England George Friel [3]
29 November 1991[1] MF Scotland Neale Cooper Scotland Dunfermline Athletic
FW Scotland Steve Archibald Fulham
MF England Allan Cockram

Loans In[edit]

Date from Date to Position Nationality Name From
29 November 1991 6 February 1992[4] GK Scotland Jim Leighton Manchester United
6 February 1992 4 March 1992[5] GK England John Keeley Oldham Athletic
30 January 1992 25 March 1992[6] DF England David Lee Swindon Town
30 October 1991 3 March 1992[7] DF Northern Ireland Steve Morrow Arsenal
MF England David Byrne Watford
FW Scotland Gerry Britton Celtic

Loans Out[edit]

Date from Date to Position Nationality Name To
30 March 1991[8] 30 April 1991[8] FW England Dave Leworthy Colchester United[9]

Competitions[edit]

Division Three[edit]

Results[edit]

League table[edit]

Pos Team Pld W D L GF GA GD Pts
10 Leyton Orient 46 18 11 17 62 52 +10 65
11 Hartlepool United 46 18 11 17 57 57 0 65
12 Reading 46 16 13 17 59 62 −3 61
13 Bolton Wanderers 46 14 17 15 57 56 +1 59
14 Hull City 46 16 11 19 54 54 0 59

FA Cup[edit]

League Cup[edit]

Autoglass Trophy[edit]

Squad statistics[edit]

[11]

Appearances and goals[edit]

No. Pos Nat Player Total Third Division FA Cup League Cup League Trophy
Apps Goals Apps Goals Apps Goals Apps Goals Apps Goals
GK England Steve Francis 37 0 32 0 1 0 2 0 2 0
GK England Danny Honey 1 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0
DF England Nathan Fealey 1 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
DF Wales Linden Jones 32 0 28+1 0 1 0 2 0 0 0
DF England Keith McPherson 53 1 44 1 5 0 2 0 2 0
DF England Steve Richardson 46 1 38 1 5 0 2 0 1 0
DF Jamaica Floyd Streete 41 0 34 0 5 0 0 0 2 0
DF England Adrian Williams 48 6 40 4 5 2 2 0 1 0
MF England Danny Bailey 27 0 23+1 0 3 0 0 0 0 0
MF England David Bass 3 0 2+1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
MF England Kevin Dillon 33 3 29 3 1 0 2 0 1 0
MF England Aaron Giamettei 2 0 0+2 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
MF England Michael Gilkes 27 0 19+1 0 4 0 1+1 0 1 0
MF England Mick Gooding 49 4 39+1 3 5 1 2 0 2 0
MF England Mark Holzman 22 1 11+5 1 2 0 2 0 2 0
MF England Scott Taylor 34 3 22+7 2 1 1 1+1 0 2 0
FW England Lea Barkus 6 0 4+2 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
FW Scotland Gerry Britton 4 0 0+2 0 1+1 0 0 0 0 0
FW England Andy Gray 1 0 0+1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
FW England Dave Leworthy 9 0 3+3 0 0 0 2 0 0+1 0
FW Australia Stuart Lovell 30 6 16+8 4 2+2 2 0 0 1+1 0
FW England Craig Maskell 40 16 29+5 16 5 0 0 0 1 0
FW Scotland Mark McGhee 37 5 23+9 5 1 0 1+1 0 2 0
FW England David Robinson 8 0 8 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
FW England Trevor Senior 28 7 20+5 7 1 0 0+1 0 1 0
  England Chris Seymour 6 0 3+1 0 0+1 0 0 0 1 0
Players who appeared for Reading but left during the season:
GK England John Keeley 6 0 6 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
GK Scotland Jim Leighton 11 0 8 0 3 0 0 0 0 0
DF England David Lee 5 0 5 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
DF Northern Ireland Steve Morrow 3 0 3 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
MF England David Byrne 7 2 7 2 0 0 0 0 0 0
MF England Allan Cockram 8 1 2+4 1 0+1 0 0 0 0+1 0
MF Scotland Neale Cooper 9 0 7 0 0 0 2 0 0 0
FW England Steve Archibald 1 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0

Goal Scorers[edit]

[11]

Place Position Nation Number Name Third Division FA Cup League Cup League Trophy Total
1 FW England Craig Maskell 16 0 0 0 16
2 FW England Trevor Senior 7 0 0 0 7
3 FW Australia Stuart Lovell 4 2 0 0 6
DF Wales Adrian Williams 4 2 0 0 6
5 England David Lee 5 0 0 0 5
FW Scotland Mark McGhee 5 0 0 0 5
7 MF England Mick Gooding 3 1 0 0 4
8 FW England Kevin Dillon 3 0 0 0 3
Own goal 3 0 0 0 3
MF England Scott Taylor 2 1 0 0 3
11 MF England David Byrne 2 0 0 0 2
12 FW England Lea Barkus 1 0 0 0 1
MF England Allan Cockram 1 0 0 0 1
MF England Mark Holzman 1 0 0 0 1
DF England Keith McPherson 1 0 0 0 1
DF England Steve Richardson 1 0 0 0 1
TOTALS 59 6 0 0 68

Team kit[edit]

Reading's kit for the 1991–92 was manufactured by Matchwinner, and the main sponsor was HAT Painting.

1991–92 home colours
1991–92 away colours

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b "Neale Cooper". Soccerbase. Retrieved 25 March 2014.
  2. ^ "David Robinson". Soccerbase. Retrieved 25 March 2014.
  3. ^ "George Friel". readingfcformerplayers. Retrieved 25 March 2014.
  4. ^ "Jim Leighton". Soccerbase. Retrieved 25 March 2014.
  5. ^ "John Keeley". Soccerbase. Retrieved 25 March 2014.
  6. ^ "David Lee". Soccerbase. Retrieved 25 March 2014.
  7. ^ "Steve Morrow". Soccerbase. Retrieved 25 March 2014.
  8. ^ a b "Player profile – David Leworthy". coludata. Archived from the original on 13 May 2012. Retrieved 25 March 2014.
  9. ^ "David Leworthy". readingfcformerplayers. Retrieved 25 March 2014.
  10. ^ "Reading's results from season 1991/1992". Reading-Mad. Retrieved 25 March 2014.
  11. ^ a b "Season 1991-92". royalsrecord. Retrieved 25 March 2014.

Notes[edit]

  1. ^ Williams was born in Reading, England, but also qualified to represent Wales internationally through his father, and would make his international debut for Wales in 1995.
  2. ^ Gilkes was born in Hackney, England, but also qualified to represent Barbados internationally and would make his international debut for Barbados in 2000.

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