Career Appearance Records

This table gives the appearance records for all players who have played for Reading since the 1990-91 season, up to the start of the current season. It includes games before 1990 for players like Martin Hicks and Michael Gilkes whose careers started in the 1980s. For goalscoring records over the same period, see here. For up-to-date records for players who have played this season, see here, and for all-time most appearances, see here.

                          LG      FA      LC      MC      ALL       SUM
  1. Martin Hicks        499+1    39      38      25+1    601+2     603
  2. Michael Gilkes      348+45   31+3    25+7    26+2    430+57    487
  3. Steve Richardson    373+7    32      25+1    19      449+8     457
  4. Phil Parkinson      332+30   21      28+1    11+3    392+34    426
  5. Adrian Williams     326+7    19      25+1    20      390+8     398
  6. Mick Gooding        303+11   18+1    19      16      356+12    368
  7. Trevor Senior       291+10   32      16+1    12      351+11    362
  8. James Harper        282+30   13      15+2     4+2    314+34    348
  9. Graeme Murty        295+11   15+1     9       6+2    325+14    339
 10. Nicky Shorey        283+1    15      14       4      316+1     317
 11. Keith McPherson     264+7    12+1    21+1    10+1    307+10    317
 12. Marcus Hahnemann    282       7       9+1     4      302+1     303
 13. Ívar Ingimarsson    247+4    18      11+1     0      276+5     281
 14. Stuart Lovell       177+50    7+9    13       7+3    204+62    266
 15. Steve Francis       216      15      15      13      259       259
 16. Scott Taylor        164+43   11+2     7+5    12+4    194+54    248
 17. Adam Federici       206+3    25       8       3      242+3     245
 18. Alex Pearce         205+7    12+3    10+2     1      228+12    240
 19. Darren Caskey       180+22    9+1    10+2     8+1    207+26    233
 20. Hal Robson-Kanu     114+84   14+6     7+1     1+1    136+92    228
 21. Andy Bernal         179+8    14      17+2     6      216+10    226
 22. Jimmy Quinn         149+33    9      12+4     6+3    176+40    216
 23. Nicky Forster       157+30    7+1    10+1     5+4    179+36    215
 24. Jobi McAnuff        182+7    11       2+1     3      198+8     206
 25. Shane Long           95+79   14+3     6+1     5      120+83    203
 26. Linden Jones        147+5    15      17+1     5      184+6     190
 27. Jimmy Kébé          149+26    6+3     2+1     3      160+30    190
 28. Steve Sidwell       164+4     9+1     7       2      182+5     187
 29. Andy Hughes         157+9     6+1     7       3      173+10    183
 30. Jem Karacan         142+13   11+1     4+1     3      160+15    175
 31. Stephen Hunt        109+47    5+2     8+1     0+1    122+51    173
 32. Chris Gunter        145+1    10+1     9       0      164+2     166
 33. Bryn Gunnarsson      89+53   12+1     5+1     2      108+55    163
 34. Kevin Doyle         142+11    1+3     2+2     1      146+16    162
 35. Noel Hunt            94+51    6       5+3     3      108+54    162
 36. Dave Kitson         120+25    5+1     5+1     0+2    130+29    159
 37. Martin Williams      99+29    8+2    10+6     2      119+37    156
 38. Jeff Hopkins        127+4     6+1     8+1     6+2    147+8     155
 39. James Lambert        77+48    9+2     8+3     2+3     96+56    152
 40. Garath McCleary      92+41    9+1     2+3     0      103+45    148
 41. Steve Moran          91+25   10+4     6       7      114+29    143
 42. Ricky Newman         98+23    8       6       1+1    113+24    137
 43. Ibrahima Sonko      122+5     5       4       0      131+5     136
 44. Jamie Cureton        74+34    5+2     4+1     6+1     89+38    127
 45. Shaka Hislop        104       3      10       9      126       126
 46. Glen Little          92+18    3+3     3+2     1+1     99+24    123
 47. Simon Church         55+49    7+5     2+1     1+2     65+57    122
 48. John Salako          96+15    0+4     4+1     1      101+20    121
 49. Kevin Dillon        100+1     4       8       6      118+1     119
 50. Jordan Obita         99+4    10       4+1     0      113+5     118
 51. Martin Butler        85+18    5       4+1     4+1     98+20    118
 52. Linvoy Primus        94+1     6       9       4      113+1     114
 53. Jim McIntyre         68+29    2+3     2+2     7+1     79+35    114
 54. Nick Blackman        51+52    2+3     5       0       58+55    113
 55. Bobby Convey         72+26    8       5+1     0       85+27    112
 56. Adam Le Fondre       53+51    5       1       0       59+51    110
 57. Mikele Leig'wood     93+4     7       2       3      105+4     109
 58. Danny Williams       80+14    9+2     3+1     0       92+17    109
 59. Phil Whitehead       94       6       5       3      108       108
 60. Pavel Pogrebnyak     77+17    5+1     5+1     0       87+19    106
 61. Jay Tabb             70+19    6+1     4+2     2+1     82+23    105
 62. Sammy Igoe           53+34    4+2     4+1     6+1     67+38    105
 63. Dylan Kerr           84+5     2       8+1     3+1     97+7     104
 64. Scott Howie          84+1     4       6       7      101+1     102
 65. Lee Nogan            71+20    2       5+1     3       81+21    102
 66. Barry Hunter         76+8     3+1     5       6+1     90+10    100
 67. Leroy Lita           60+23    7+2     6+2     0       73+27    100
 68. Ian Harte            85+3     6       2       3       96+3      99
 69. Mike Conroy          65+15    8+2     3+2     2+2     78+21     99
 70. Lee Hodges           58+21    7+1     7+3     0+2     72+27     99
 71. Anthony Rougier      47+37    2+1     2+3     3+4     54+45     99
 72. Dariusz Wdowczyk     77+5     1       7+1     3       88+6      94
 73. Michael Hector       70+10    8+1     4       0       82+11     93
 74. Oliver Norwood       75+6     8+1     2       0       85+7      92
 75. Tom Jones            63+16    5       7       1       76+16     92
 76. Adrian Viveash       73+1     5       3+1     8       89+2      91
 77. Trevor Morley        67+10    9       5       0       81+10     91
 78. John Oster           29+47    8       6       0       43+47     90
 79. Kaspars Gorkšs       80+1     2       4       0       86+1      87
 80. Shaun Cummings       71+6     3       5       1       80+6      86
 81. Paul Holsgrove       63+7     5       8+3     0       76+10     86
 82. John Mackie          61+10    5+2     3+1     1+2     70+15     85
 83. Andy Gurney          55+12    5+1     5       5+1     70+14     84
 84. Kalifa Cissé         49+26    4       3       0+1     56+27     83
 85. Darius Henderson      5+66    1+2     2+2     4+1     12+71     83
 86. Martyn Booty         62+2     7      10+1     0       79+3      82
 87. Craig Maskell        60+12    5+1     2       1       68+13     81
 88. Neil Smith           33+32    2+1     4+1     3+1     42+35     77
 89. Alex McCarthy        69+1     2       3       0       74+1      75
 90. Matthew Mills        60+1     9       2       3       74+1      75
 91. Matthew Robinson     62+3     2       3+1     4       71+4      75
 92. André Bikey          44+18    6       4       1       55+18     73
 93. Michael Meaker       46+21    0+3     3       0       49+24     73
 94. Andy Griffin         63       5       1       3       72        72
 95. Kevin Watson         46+20    0+1     2       0+1     48+22     70
 96. Liam Rosenior        62+2     2       1       2       67+2      69
 97. Brian Howard         49+10    3+3     3       0+1     55+14     69
 98. Danny Guthrie        50+12    2+3     2       0       54+15     69
 99. Simon Cox            34+18    4+5     3+5     0       41+28     69
100. Stuart Gray          46+6     1+1     8       2       57+7      64
101. Hope Akpan           37+20    0+2     2+1     0       39+23     62
102. Keith Knight         39+4     7+1     3       3       52+5      57
103. Steve Swales         33+10    6       6+1     0       45+11     56
104. Ray Houghton         33+10    2+2     7+2     0       42+14     56
105. Marek Matějovský     34+17    1       2       2       39+17     56
106. Chris Casper         46+1     3       4       1       54+1      55
107. Michael Duberry      47+1     1       3       2       53+1      54
108. David Leworthy       23+21    0+2     2+1     2+3     27+27     54
109. Danny Bailey         49+1     3       0       0       52+1      53
110. Stephen Kelly        40+6     5+1     0       0       45+7      52
111. Ryan Bertrand        44       6       1       0       51        51
112. Gylfi Sigurdsson     36+5     5+1     1+2     0       42+8      50
113. Mark McGhee          32+13    1       1+1     2       36+14     50
114. Shaun Goater         32+11    2       3+1     0       37+12     49
115. Jake Cooper          30+9     5+2     2+1     0       37+12     49
116. Chris Armstrong      46+1     0       1       0       47+1      48
117. Steve Brown          40       3       2       2       47        47
118. Paul Brayson         15+26    1+1     0+2     2       18+29     47
119. Floyd Streete        38       5       0       3       46        46
120. Grant Brebner        38+3     1       4       0       43+3      46
121. Lloyd Owusu          25+16    0+3     1+1     0       26+20     46
122. Paul Bodin           40+1     1       3       0       44+1      45
123. Sean Morrison        37+1     3       3+1     0       43+2      45
124. Carl Asaba           31+2     3       7+2     0       41+4      45
125. Keith Jones          28+11    4       0       2       34+11     45
126. Paul Brooker         27+15    0+1     2       0       29+16     45
127. Byron Glasgow        31+8     1+1     2       1       35+9      44
128. Keith Scott          20+15    2+1     2+1     1+2     25+19     44
129. Mark Holzman         23+9     4       2       5       34+9      43
130. Zurab K'nishvili     33+4     2       0       3       38+4      42
131. Ali Al-Habsi         32       5       3       0       40        40
132. Paul McShane         35       2+1     1+1     0       38+2      40
133. Scott Murray         25+9     2       3+1     0       30+10     40
134. Nathan Tyson          9+24    2+1     0+2     0+2     11+29     40
135. Simon Osborn         31+1     0       4       3       38+1      39
136. Jamie Mackie         18+14    5       2       0       25+14     39
137. Peter Grant          27+2     0+4     3       2       32+6      38
138. Mass Sarr            18+13    0+2     2       0+3     20+18     38
139. Adrian Whitbread     33       1       3       0       37        37
140. Matěj Vydra          24+7     3+2     0       0       27+9      36
141. Grzegorz Rasiak      14+16    3+2     1       0       18+18     36
142. Jake Taylor          14+17    1       1+3     0       16+20     36
143. Dean Morgan          13+18    1+2     0+1     0       14+21     35
144. Steve Mautone        29       0       5       0       34        34
145. Seol Ki-Hyeon        24+6     4       0       0       28+6      34
146. Adrian Mariappa      29       2       2       0       33        33
147. Stephen Quinn        27       4       2       0       33        33
148. Nicky Hammond        25       5       3       0       33        33
149. Ola John              8+20    1+3     1       0       10+23     33
150. Michail Antonio       4+24    0+2     2+1     0        6+27     33
151. Mathieu Manset        8+20    0+1     1       0+1      9+22     31
152. Ray Ranson           22+2     2       3       1       28+2      30
153. Jason Roberts        25+3     0       1       0       26+3      29
154. Uwe Hartenberger      8+16    0+2     0       3       11+18     29
155. Bobby Mikhailov      24       2       2       0       28        28
156. Jimmy Crawford       17+4     1       2+2     1+1     21+7      28
157. Lucas Piazón         19+4     1+2     1       0       21+6      27
158. Sean Evers            8+10    4       1+1     2+1     15+12     27
159. Anton Ferdinand      19+2     3       2       0       24+2      26
160. Ulises d.l.Cruz      12+3     6       4       0       22+3      25
161. Andrew Taylor        17+2     2       3       0       22+2      24
162. John Polston         16+2     4       1       1       22+2      24
163. Royston Drenthe      17+6     0+1     0       0       17+7      24
164. Gareth Davies        18+1     3       1       0       22+1      23
165. Neville Roach         5+11    0+1     1+4     0+1      6+17     23
166. Simon Sheppard       18       0       4       0       22        22
167. Jason Bowen          12+3     5       1+1     0       18+4      22
168. Orlando Sá           16+3     0+1     1       0       17+4      21
169. Kenny Brown          17       0       3       0       20        20
170. Nat Chalobah         15       5       0       0       20        20
171. Andy Gray             8+9     0       0+1     1+1      9+11     20
172. Chris Makin          11+1     4       2+1     0       17+2      19
173. George Friel         10+6     1       0+1     1       12+7      19
174. Glenn Murray         18       0       0       0       18        18
175. Alex Smith           12+2     1       2       1       16+2      18
176. James Henry           4+6     1+1     5+1     0       10+8      18
177. Bas Savage            6+10    1       1       0        8+10     18
178. Tommy Wright         17       0       0       0       17        17
179. Luke Chadwick        15       0       0       1+1     16+1      17
180. Yann Kermorgant      15+2     0       0       0       15+2      17
181. Lea Barkus            8+7     0+1     0       1        9+8      17
182. Aaron Tshibola        6+7     1       1+2     0        8+9      17
183. Jamie Ashdown        12+1     1       0       2       15+1      16
184. Joseph Mills         13+2     0       0+1     0       13+3      16
185. Phil Burns           12       2       0       1       15        15
186. Matthew Upson        13+1     0       1       0       14+1      15
187. Chris Seymour        10+3     0+1     0       1       11+4      15
188. Jonathan Bond        14       0       0       0       14        14
189. Deniss Rakels         5+7     1+1     0       0        6+8      14
190. Les Ferdinand         4+8     2       0       0        6+8      14
191. Steve Morrow         13       0       0       0       13        13
192. Andy Legg            12       0       1       0       13        13
193. Julian Kelly          4+3     1       5       0       10+3      13
194. Joe Gamble            2+5     1+1     0+2     2        5+8      13
195. Elroy Kromheer       11       0       1       0       12        12
196. Neil Clement         11       0       0       1       12        12
197. Wayne Bridge         11+1     0       0       0       11+1      12
198. David McDonald       11       0       0       0       11        11
199. Jim Leighton          8       3       0       0       11        11
200. Andy McLaren          9       0       1+1     0       10+1      11
201. David Bass            7+4     0       0       0        7+4      11
202. Emerse Faé            3+5     1       2       0        6+5      11
203. Yakubu Aiyegbeni      3+4     0+4     0       0        3+8      11
204. Graham Stack          1       4       5       0       10        10
205. Billy Sharp           6+4     0       0       0        6+4      10
206. Robert Fleck          5+4     0       1       0        6+4      10
207. Ryan Edwards          4+3     0       1+2     0        5+5      10
208. Álex Fernández        2+6     0+1     1       0        3+7      10
209. Chris Baird           9       0       0       0        9         9
     Michael O'Neill       9       0       0       0        9         9
211. John Humphrey         8       0       0       1        9         9
212. Sal Bibbo             7       2       0       0        9         9
213. Neale Cooper          6+1     0       2       0        8+1       9
214. Michael Thorp         2+3     1+1     2       0        5+4       9
215. Alan Maybury          8       0       0       0        8         8
     Dave Robinson         8       0       0       0        8         8
     Brian Statham         8       0       0       0        8         8
218. Darren O'Dea          7+1     0       0       0        7+1       8
219. Matt Edwards          6+2     0       0       0        6+2       8
220. Mark Reilly           4+2     0       2       0        6+2       8
221. Aaron Kuhl            3+3     0       2       0        5+3       8
222. Sam Sodje             2+1     2+1     1+1     0        5+3       8
223. Allan Cockram         2+4     0+1     0       0+1      2+6       8
224. Eric Obinna           0+6     0       2       0        2+6       8
225. David Byrne           7       0       0       0        7         7
226. John Halls            1       2       4       0        7         7
227. Steve Blatherw'k      6+1     0       0       0        6+1       7
     Mark McKeever         6+1     0       0       0        6+1       7
     Hayden Mullins        6+1     0       0       0        6+1       7
230. Mark Nicholls         4+1     0       0       2        6+1       7
231. Omar Daley            0+6     0       0+1     0        0+7       7
232. Matthew Connolly      6       0       0       0        6         6
     John Keeley           6       0       0       0        6         6
     Ben Roberts           6       0       0       0        6         6
     Tony Thorpe           6       0       0       0        6         6
236. Darren Jackson        5       0       0       1        6         6
     Paul Moody            5       0       0       1        6         6
238. George Evans          5+1     0       0       0        5+1       6
239. Tony Barras           4+2     0       0       0        4+2       6
240. Scott Golbourne       1+1     1       2+1     0        4+2       6
241. Kwesi Appiah          2+4     0       0       0        2+4       6
     Jack Stacey           2+4     0       0       0        2+4       6
243. Paolo Hurtado         0+5     0       1       0        1+5       6
244. Nathan Aké            5       0       0       0        5         5
     Nick Colgan           5       0       0       0        5         5
     David Lee             5       0       0       0        5         5
     Mark Robins           5       0       0       0        5         5
     Lee Sandford          5       0       0       0        5         5
     Chris Woods           5       0       0       0        5         5
250. Bongani Khumalo       4       0       1       0        5         5
251. Graham Potter         4       0       0       1        5         5
252. Mikkel Andersen       3       1       1       0        5         5
253. Marcus Williams       3       0       2       0        5         5
254. Dan Harding           3       0       0       2        5         5
255. Robert Codner         3+1     0       1       0        4+1       5
     Scott Davies          3+1     0       1       0        4+1       5
     Peter v.d.Kwaak       3+1     0       1       0        4+1       5
258. Ben Hamer             0       0+1     4       0        4+1       5
259. Martin Keown          3+2     0       0       0        3+2       5
260. Nicholas Bignall      0+2     0       3       0        3+2       5
261. Gun Thorvaldsson      2+2     0+1     0       0        2+3       5
262. Craig Tanner          0+3     0       1+1     0        1+4       5
263. Stuart Taylor         4       0       0       0        4         4
     Tony Witter           4       0       0       0        4         4
265. Darren Barnard        3+1     0       0       0        3+1       4
266. Alex Haddow           1+2     0       1       0        2+2       4
267. David Mooney          0       0       2+2     0        2+2       4
268. Garry Brooke          1+3     0       0       0        1+3       4
     Tomasz Cywka          1+3     0       0       0        1+3       4
270. Gerry Britton         0+2     1+1     0       0        1+3       4
271. Dominic Samuel        0+2     0+1     0+1     0        0+4       4
272. Paddy Kelly           3       0       0       0        3         3
     Mark Smith            3       0       0       0        3         3
     Ray Wallace           3       0       0       0        3         3
275. Greg Halford          2+1     0       0       0        2+1       3
276. Sekou Baradji         0+1     0       2       0        2+1       3
277. Benik Afobe           1+2     0       0       0        1+2       3
     Josh Barrett          1+2     0       0       0        1+2       3
     Daniel Carriço        1+2     0       0       0        1+2       3
280. Andy Wright           0+2     0       0       1        1+2       3
281. Alan Carey            0+3     0       0       0        0+3       3
     Dean Gordon           0+3     0       0       0        0+3       3
     Rowan Liburd          0+3     0       0       0        0+3       3
284. Zat Knight            2       0       0       0        2         2
     Steve Sutton          2       0       0       0        2         2
286. Darren McCance        1       0       0       1        2         2
287. Niall Keown           1+1     0       0       0        1+1       2
     Kevin Lisbie          1+1     0       0       0        1+1       2
289. Michael Branch        0+2     0       0       0        0+2       2
     Aaron Giamettei       0+2     0       0       0        0+2       2
     Andy Novakovich       0+2     0       0       0        0+2       2
292. Curtis Osano          0       0+2     0       0        0+2       2
293. Steve Archibald       1       0       0       0        1         1
     Nathan Fealey         1       0       0       0        1         1
     Leo Roget             1       0       0       0        1         1
     Jure Travner          1       0       0       0        1         1
297. Danny Honey           0       1       0       0        1         1
298. Phil Hadland          0       0       1       0        1         1
     Péter Máté            0       0       1       0        1         1
     Eric Nixon            0       0       1       0        1         1
301. Mark Bowen            0       0       0       1        1         1
302. Darren Campbell       0+1     0       0       0        0+1       1
     Peter Castle          0+1     0       0       0        0+1       1
     Rob Dickie            0+1     0       0       0        0+1       1
     Michael Dobson        0+1     0       0       0        0+1       1
     Tariqe Fosu           0+1     0       0       0        0+1       1
     Andy Freeman          0+1     0       0       0        0+1       1
     Neville Gordon        0+1     0       0       0        0+1       1
     Mick Murphy           0+1     0       0       0        0+1       1
     Ben Smith             0+1     0       0       0        0+1       1
     Neville Stamp         0+1     0       0       0        0+1       1
     Jamie Young           0+1     0       0       0        0+1       1
313. Lawson D'Ath          0       0+1     0       0        0+1       1
314. Sean Long             0       0       0+1     0        0+1       1

Player names are limited to 16 characters in my records, so some players have their names truncated. This table gives the short names used, along with a couple of native script names for players from cultures using non-roman scripts.

Short NameFull Name
Steve Blatherw'kSteve Blatherwick
Ulises d.l.CruzUlises de la Cruz
Bryn GunnarssonBrynjar Gunnarsson
Zurab K'nishviliZurab Khizanishvili [Zurab Khizanishvili]
Seol Ki-HyeonSeol Gi-Hyeon [Seol Gi-Hyeon]
Mikele Leig'woodMikele Leigertwood
Bobby MikhailovBorislav Mikhailov [Borislav Mikhailov]
Pavel PogrebnyakPavel Viktorovich Pogrebnyak [Pavel Viktorovich Pogrebnyak]
Gylfi SigurdssonGylfi Sigurðsson
Gun ThorvaldssonGunnar Heiðar Žorvaldsson
Peter v.d.KwaakPeter van der Kwaak

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