Football League III Records

These tables cover results from the national third level of English football, known variously as League One (since 2004), Division 2 (1992-2004) and Division 3 (1958-92). The division called "Division 3" in 1920-21 has been classified as Division 3 South. Reading's combined record at this level is as follows:

            PL     W    D    L    GF    GA    PTS    P3/PL
HOME       690   374  169  147  1221   743   1078    1.871
AWAY       690   177  180  333   825  1200    637    1.030
TOTAL     1380   551  349  480  2046  1943   1715    1.451
(30 seasons)

This can be broken down by opponent as follows (for details see here).

                        PL  HW HD HL  HF  HA  AW AD AL  AF  AA  PTS    P3
 1. AFC Bournemouth     46  13  6  4  38  24   7  5 11  26  32   60    71
 2. Brentford           42  11  8  2  43  20   6  6  9  28  33   58    65
 3. Mansfield Town      32  14  2  0  31  16   1  7  8  19  30   43    54
 4. Bristol Rovers      38  10  1  8  26  31   4  7  8  19  26   44    50
 5. Swansea City        24   9  2  1  22   6   5  1  6  23  28   42    45
 6. Swindon Town        30   8  3  4  27  17   4  6  5  15  23   36    45
 7. Rotherham Utd       26   8  4  1  21  12   4  4  5  18  22   41    44
 8. Wrexham             24   8  2  2  22   7   5  1  6  14  19   36    42
 9. Gillingham          34   7  4  6  26  24   4  5  8  21  29   33    42
10. Notts County        24   8  3  1  23  13   3  5  4  18  21   36    41
11. Colchester Utd      28   9  3  2  26  12   2  4  8  22  31   31    40
12. Shrewsbury T        32  10  3  3  36  18   1  4 11  18  42   31    40
13. Walsall             36   6  6  6  26  23   3  6  9  23  45   33    39
14. Barnsley            22   8  2  1  35  12   3  3  5  17  20   27    38
15. Oldham Athletic     20   5  3  2  19  10   6  2  2  17  12   31    38
16. Southend Utd        26   8  2  3  29  15   3  3  7  15  23   29    38
17. Hull City           26   5  4  4  23  17   5  4  4  11  12   31    38
18. Port Vale           26   8  3  2  21  12   3  2  8  12  21   34    38
19. Bury                32   9  2  5  28  24   2  3 11  11  29   35    38
20. Doncaster Rov       16   6  1  1  16   7   6  0  2  21  13   30    37
21. Exeter City         20   8  1  1  22   9   3  3  4  20  20   33    37
22. Blackpool           20   4  5  1  13   6   5  3  2  15   9   34    35
23. Tranmere Rov        22   6  4  1  19   9   3  4  4  15  14   29    35
24. Huddersfield T      20   5  3  2  11   8   5  2  3  14  16   34    35
25. Bradford City       22   5  3  3  15  14   5  0  6  18  20   26    33
26. Chester City        18   6  3  0  18   6   3  2  4  12  13   28    32
27. Brighton & HA       22   5  3  3  15  12   4  2  5  11  15   27    32
28. Preston NE          24   6  4  2  29  16   2  3  7   9  22   30    31
29. Leyton Orient       22   6  3  2  20  13   2  4  5  13  22   27    31
30. Northampton T       20   4  4  2  12  10   5  0  5  13  17   26    31
31. Plymouth Arg        24   6  3  3  21  18   2  4  6  12  24   29    31
32. Millwall            22   7  3  1  26  11   1  3  7   5  22   26    30
33. Wigan Athletic      24   7  1  4  17  12   1  5  6  10  19   30    30
34. Chesterfield        28   5  4  5  22  18   3  2  9  17  33   27    30
35. Bristol City        26   5  5  3  18  18   3  1  9  13  32   29    30
36. Torquay Utd         16   6  2  0  22   6   2  2  4  10  12   22    28
37. Queens Park Rang    20   5  3  2  19  14   3  1  6  16  21   21    28
38. Peterborough U      22   5  4  2  17  13   2  2  7  12  18   21    27
39. York City           14   4  2  1   9   4   3  3  1  10   8   22    26
40. Grimsby Town        20   6  2  2  21   6   1  3  6   9  21   20    26
41. Fulham              22   4  2  5   9  14   2  4  5  11  15   23    24
42. Stockport Co        14   5  1  1  17   9   1  4  2   8  11   18    23
43. Burnley             14   3  3  1  11   7   3  2  2   7   9   22    23
44. Cambridge Utd       12   4  2  0  12   4   2  2  2   7   9   22    22
45. Oxford Utd          20   3  1  6  11  16   4  0  6  11  15   19    22
46. Scunthorpe Utd      10   4  1  0  11   2   2  2  1   7   6   15    21
47. Newport County      18   4  1  4  14  13   2  2  5  10  15   20    21
48. Halifax Town        14   4  3  0  17   8   1  2  4   7  15   15    20
49. Stoke City          14   4  1  2  11   9   2  1  4   6   9   20    20
50. Wycombe Wand         8   4  0  0   8   2   2  1  1   9   8   19    19
51. Watford             18   4  3  2  16   9   1  1  7   4  19   14    19
52. Bolton Wand         14   4  1  2   9   5   1  2  4   6  13   18    18
53. Lincoln City        14   3  2  2  12   9   2  1  4   9  18   16    18
54. Carlisle Utd        10   3  1  1  10   5   1  3  1   7   7   12    16
55. Portsmouth          10   3  0  2   7   7   1  2  2   4   7   11    14
56. Hartlepool Utd       8   3  0  1  13   1   1  1  2   5   6   12    13
57. Coventry City       10   3  2  0  14   5   0  2  3   3   6   10    13
58. Workington T         6   2  1  0   4   1   2  0  1   4   2    9    13
59. Crewe Alexandra      8   2  2  0   8   5   1  2  1   5   5   11    13
60. Cardiff City        14   1  2  4   7   9   2  2  3   9  11   13    13
61. Darlington           6   1  1  1   3   4   2  1  0   5   2    9    11
62. Rochdale             6   2  1  0   5   1   1  0  2   4   5    7    10
63. Sheffield Utd        8   3  0  1   6   4   0  1  3   1   6    8    10
64. Luton Town          14   2  2  3  11   8   0  2  5   6  17   10    10
65. Bradford PA          4   2  0  0   7   2   1  0  1   5   4    6     9
66. Crystal Palace       8   1  2  1   2   2   1  1  2   7  10    7     9
67. Southport            6   2  1  0  10   1   0  1  2   4   9    6     8
68. Barrow               6   2  0  1   9   4   0  2  1   2   3    6     8
69. Wimbledon            4   2  0  0   5   1   0  2  0   1   1    7     8
70. Accrington Stan      4   2  0  0   7   0   0  1  1   3   4    5     7
71. Southampton          4   2  0  0   6   1   0  1  1   3   4    5     7
72. Barnet               2   1  0  0   4   1   1  0  0   1   0    6     6
73. Birmingham C         6   0  2  1   3   5   1  1  1   2   3    6     6
74. Derby County         4   1  1  0   1   0   0  1  1   2   5    5     5
75. Aldershot            2   1  0  0   3   1   0  1  0   1   1    4     4
76. Wolverhampton W      4   0  1  1   2   4   1  0  1   4   4    4     4
77. Macclesfield T       2   1  0  0   1   0   0  0  1   1   2    3     3
78. Manchester C         2   0  0  1   1   3   1  0  0   1   0    3     3
79. Norwich City         4   1  0  1   3   3   0  0  2   2   5    2     3
80. Middlesbrough        2   0  1  0   0   0   0  1  0   2   2    2     2
81. Blackburn Rov        2   0  1  0   1   1   0  0  1   2   4    1     1
82. Sheffield Wed        4   0  0  2   0   3   0  1  1   2   3    1     1
83. West Bromwich A      4   0  1  1   2   3   0  0  2   0   5    1     1
84. Aston Villa          2   0  0  1   3   5   0  0  1   1   2    0     0
85. Charlton Ath         2   0  0  1   1   3   0  0  1   2   4    0     0

Surprisingly, no team has won more than two national Level III championships. Reading, along with Brighton, Bury, Oxford, Plymouth, Portsmouth, Preston, Watford, Wigan and Wolves, have two titles. A total of 39 clubs have one title.

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