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. Chris Gunter        191+1    11+1    10+1     3      215+3     218
 23. Jimmy Quinn         149+33    9      12+4     6+3    176+40    216
 24. Nicky Forster       157+30    7+1    10+1     5+4    179+36    215
 25. Jobi McAnuff        182+7    11       2+1     3      198+8     206
 26. Shane Long           95+79   14+3     6+1     5      120+83    203
 27. Garath McCleary     131+43   10+1     3+3     0+2    144+49    193
 28. Linden Jones        147+5    15      17+1     5      184+6     190
 29. Jimmy Kébé          149+26    6+3     2+1     3      160+30    190
 30. Steve Sidwell       164+4     9+1     7       2      182+5     187
 31. Andy Hughes         157+9     6+1     7       3      173+10    183
 32. Jem Karacan         142+13   11+1     4+1     3      160+15    175
 33. Stephen Hunt        109+47    5+2     8+1     0+1    122+51    173
 34. Bryn Gunnarsson      89+53   12+1     5+1     2      108+55    163
 35. Kevin Doyle         142+11    1+3     2+2     1      146+16    162
 36. Noel Hunt            94+51    6       5+3     3      108+54    162
 37. Jordan Obita        127+13   10+1     7+1     1+1    145+16    161
 38. Dave Kitson         120+25    5+1     5+1     0+2    130+29    159
 39. Danny Williams      116+19   10+2     4+2     3      133+23    156
 40. Martin Williams      99+29    8+2    10+6     2      119+37    156
 41. Jeff Hopkins        127+4     6+1     8+1     6+2    147+8     155
 42. James Lambert        77+48    9+2     8+3     2+3     96+56    152
 43. Steve Moran          91+25   10+4     6       7      114+29    143
 44. Ricky Newman         98+23    8       6       1+1    113+24    137
 45. Ibrahima Sonko      122+5     5       4       0      131+5     136
 46. Jamie Cureton        74+34    5+2     4+1     6+1     89+38    127
 47. Shaka Hislop        104       3      10       9      126       126
 48. Glen Little          92+18    3+3     3+2     1+1     99+24    123
 49. Simon Church         55+49    7+5     2+1     1+2     65+57    122
 50. John Salako          96+15    0+4     4+1     1      101+20    121
 51. Kevin Dillon        100+1     4       8       6      118+1     119
 52. Martin Butler        85+18    5       4+1     4+1     98+20    118
 53. Linvoy Primus        94+1     6       9       4      113+1     114
 54. Jim McIntyre         68+29    2+3     2+2     7+1     79+35    114
 55. Nick Blackman        51+52    2+3     5       0       58+55    113
 56. Bobby Convey         72+26    8       5+1     0       85+27    112
 57. Adam Le Fondre       53+51    5       1       0       59+51    110
 58. Mikele Leig'wood     93+4     7       2       3      105+4     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. Ali Al-Habsi         78       6       4       3       91        91
 77. Adrian Viveash       73+1     5       3+1     8       89+2      91
 78. Trevor Morley        67+10    9       5       0       81+10     91
 79. John Oster           29+47    8       6       0       43+47     90
 80. Kaspars Gorkšs       80+1     2       4       0       86+1      87
 81. Shaun Cummings       71+6     3       5       1       80+6      86
 82. Paul Holsgrove       63+7     5       8+3     0       76+10     86
 83. John Mackie          61+10    5+2     3+1     1+2     70+15     85
 84. Andy Gurney          55+12    5+1     5       5+1     70+14     84
 85. Kalifa Cissé         49+26    4       3       0+1     56+27     83
 86. Darius Henderson      5+66    1+2     2+2     4+1     12+71     83
 87. Martyn Booty         62+2     7      10+1     0       79+3      82
 88. Craig Maskell        60+12    5+1     2       1       68+13     81
 89. Neil Smith           33+32    2+1     4+1     3+1     42+35     77
 90. Alex McCarthy        69+1     2       3       0       74+1      75
 91. Matthew Mills        60+1     9       2       3       74+1      75
 92. Matthew Robinson     62+3     2       3+1     4       71+4      75
 93. André Bikey          44+18    6       4       1       55+18     73
 94. Michael Meaker       46+21    0+3     3       0       49+24     73
 95. Andy Griffin         63       5       1       3       72        72
 96. Paul McShane         65+1     2+1     1+1     1       69+3      72
 97. Kevin Watson         46+20    0+1     2       0+1     48+22     70
 98. Liam Rosenior        62+2     2       1       2       67+2      69
 99. Brian Howard         49+10    3+3     3       0+1     55+14     69
100. Danny Guthrie        50+12    2+3     2       0       54+15     69
101. Simon Cox            34+18    4+5     3+5     0       41+28     69
102. Yann Kermorgant      49+10    1       1+1     3       54+11     65
103. Stuart Gray          46+6     1+1     8       2       57+7      64
104. Hope Akpan           37+20    0+2     2+1     0       39+23     62
105. Keith Knight         39+4     7+1     3       3       52+5      57
106. Steve Swales         33+10    6       6+1     0       45+11     56
107. Ray Houghton         33+10    2+2     7+2     0       42+14     56
108. Marek Matějovský     34+17    1       2       2       39+17     56
109. Chris Casper         46+1     3       4       1       54+1      55
110. Michael Duberry      47+1     1       3       2       53+1      54
111. Jake Cooper          30+12    5+2     4+1     0       39+15     54
112. David Leworthy       23+21    0+2     2+1     2+3     27+27     54
113. Danny Bailey         49+1     3       0       0       52+1      53
114. Stephen Kelly        40+6     5+1     0       0       45+7      52
115. Ryan Bertrand        44       6       1       0       51        51
116. Gylfi Sigurdsson     36+5     5+1     1+2     0       42+8      50
117. Mark McGhee          32+13    1       1+1     2       36+14     50
118. Shaun Goater         32+11    2       3+1     0       37+12     49
119. George Evans         29+12    1       2+2     3       35+14     49
120. Chris Armstrong      46+1     0       1       0       47+1      48
121. Steve Brown          40       3       2       2       47        47
122. Paul Brayson         15+26    1+1     0+2     2       18+29     47
123. Liam Moore           39       1       3       3       46        46
124. Floyd Streete        38       5       0       3       46        46
125. Grant Brebner        38+3     1       4       0       43+3      46
126. Lloyd Owusu          25+16    0+3     1+1     0       26+20     46
127. Paul Bodin           40+1     1       3       0       44+1      45
128. Sean Morrison        37+1     3       3+1     0       43+2      45
129. Carl Asaba           31+2     3       7+2     0       41+4      45
130. Keith Jones          28+11    4       0       2       34+11     45
131. Paul Brooker         27+15    0+1     2       0       29+16     45
132. Byron Glasgow        31+8     1+1     2       1       35+9      44
133. Keith Scott          20+15    2+1     2+1     1+2     25+19     44
134. Roy Beerens          37+3     1       1+1     0       39+4      43
135. Stephen Quinn        28+6     4       4+1     0       36+7      43
136. Mark Holzman         23+9     4       2       5       34+9      43
137. Zurab K'nishvili     33+4     2       0       3       38+4      42
138. John Swift           31+5     0+1     2       3       36+6      42
139. Tyler Blackett       33+1     1       2       3       39+1      40
140. Scott Murray         25+9     2       3+1     0       30+10     40
141. Nathan Tyson          9+24    2+1     0+2     0+2     11+29     40
142. Simon Osborn         31+1     0       4       3       38+1      39
143. Jamie Mackie         18+14    5       2       0       25+14     39
144. Peter Grant          27+2     0+4     3       2       32+6      38
145. Mass Sarr            18+13    0+2     2       0+3     20+18     38
146. Adrian Whitbread     33       1       3       0       37        37
147. Matěj Vydra          24+7     3+2     0       0       27+9      36
148. Grzegorz Rasiak      14+16    3+2     1       0       18+18     36
149. Jake Taylor          14+17    1       1+3     0       16+20     36
150. Dean Morgan          13+18    1+2     0+1     0       14+21     35
151. Steve Mautone        29       0       5       0       34        34
152. Seol Ki-Hyeon        24+6     4       0       0       28+6      34
153. Liam Kelly           21+7     1       3       0+2     25+9      34
154. Adrian Mariappa      29       2       2       0       33        33
155. Nicky Hammond        25       5       3       0       33        33
156. Joey v.d.Berg        25+2     1       2       2+1     30+3      33
157. Ola John              8+20    1+3     1       0       10+23     33
158. Michail Antonio       4+24    0+2     2+1     0        6+27     33
159. Mathieu Manset        8+20    0+1     1       0+1      9+22     31
160. Ray Ranson           22+2     2       3       1       28+2      30
161. Jason Roberts        25+3     0       1       0       26+3      29
162. Uwe Hartenberger      8+16    0+2     0       3       11+18     29
163. Bobby Mikhailov      24       2       2       0       28        28
164. Jimmy Crawford       17+4     1       2+2     1+1     21+7      28
165. Lucas Piazón         19+4     1+2     1       0       21+6      27
166. Sean Evers            8+10    4       1+1     2+1     15+12     27
167. Anton Ferdinand      19+2     3       2       0       24+2      26
168. Ulises d.l.Cruz      12+3     6       4       0       22+3      25
169. Andrew Taylor        17+2     2       3       0       22+2      24
170. John Polston         16+2     4       1       1       22+2      24
171. Royston Drenthe      17+6     0+1     0       0       17+7      24
172. Gareth Davies        18+1     3       1       0       22+1      23
173. Neville Roach         5+11    0+1     1+4     0+1      6+17     23
174. Simon Sheppard       18       0       4       0       22        22
175. Jason Bowen          12+3     5       1+1     0       18+4      22
176. Orlando Sá           16+3     0+1     1       0       17+4      21
177. Kenny Brown          17       0       3       0       20        20
178. Nat Chalobah         15       5       0       0       20        20
179. Andy Gray             8+9     0       0+1     1+1      9+11     20
180. Chris Makin          11+1     4       2+1     0       17+2      19
181. George Friel         10+6     1       0+1     1       12+7      19
182. Lewis Grabban         7+9     0       0       3       10+9      19
183. Glenn Murray         18       0       0       0       18        18
184. Alex Smith           12+2     1       2       1       16+2      18
185. James Henry           4+6     1+1     5+1     0       10+8      18
186. Bas Savage            6+10    1       1       0        8+10     18
187. Tommy Wright         17       0       0       0       17        17
188. Luke Chadwick        15       0       0       1+1     16+1      17
189. Lea Barkus            8+7     0+1     0       1        9+8      17
190. Deniss Rakels         6+8     1+1     1       0        8+9      17
191. Aaron Tshibola        6+7     1       1+2     0        8+9      17
192. Jamie Ashdown        12+1     1       0       2       15+1      16
193. Joseph Mills         13+2     0       0+1     0       13+3      16
194. Dominic Samuel        6+5     0+2     2+1     0        8+8      16
195. Callum Harriott       3+9     0       4       0        7+9      16
196. Joseph Mendes         2+10    0       2       0+2      4+12     16
197. Phil Burns           12       2       0       1       15        15
198. Matthew Upson        13+1     0       1       0       14+1      15
199. Chris Seymour        10+3     0+1     0       1       11+4      15
200. Yakou Méïte           1+13    0       0+1     0        1+14     15
201. Jonathan Bond        14       0       0       0       14        14
202. Les Ferdinand         4+8     2       0       0        6+8      14
203. Steve Morrow         13       0       0       0       13        13
204. Andy Legg            12       0       1       0       13        13
205. Julian Kelly          4+3     1       5       0       10+3      13
206. Joe Gamble            2+5     1+1     0+2     2        5+8      13
207. Elroy Kromheer       11       0       1       0       12        12
208. Neil Clement         11       0       0       1       12        12
209. Wayne Bridge         11+1     0       0       0       11+1      12
210. David McDonald       11       0       0       0       11        11
211. Jim Leighton          8       3       0       0       11        11
212. Andy McLaren          9       0       1+1     0       10+1      11
213. David Bass            7+4     0       0       0        7+4      11
214. Emerse Faé            3+5     1       2       0        6+5      11
215. Yakubu Aiyegbeni      3+4     0+4     0       0        3+8      11
216. Graham Stack          1       4       5       0       10        10
217. Billy Sharp           6+4     0       0       0        6+4      10
218. Robert Fleck          5+4     0       1       0        6+4      10
219. Ryan Edwards          4+3     0       1+2     0        5+5      10
220. Álex Fernández        2+6     0+1     1       0        3+7      10
221. Chris Baird           9       0       0       0        9         9
     Michael O'Neill       9       0       0       0        9         9
223. John Humphrey         8       0       0       1        9         9
224. Sal Bibbo             7       2       0       0        9         9
225. Jordon Mutch          8+1     0       0       0        8+1       9
226. Neale Cooper          6+1     0       2       0        8+1       9
227. Michael Thorp         2+3     1+1     2       0        5+4       9
228. Alan Maybury          8       0       0       0        8         8
     Dave Robinson         8       0       0       0        8         8
     Brian Statham         8       0       0       0        8         8
231. Darren O'Dea          7+1     0       0       0        7+1       8
232. Matt Edwards          6+2     0       0       0        6+2       8
233. Mark Reilly           4+2     0       2       0        6+2       8
234. Aaron Kuhl            3+3     0       2       0        5+3       8
235. Sam Sodje             2+1     2+1     1+1     0        5+3       8
236. Adrian Popa           4+4     0       0       0        4+4       8
237. Tiago Ilori           2+3     0       0       2+1      4+4       8
238. Allan Cockram         2+4     0+1     0       0+1      2+6       8
239. Eric Obinna           0+6     0       2       0        2+6       8
240. David Byrne           7       0       0       0        7         7
241. John Halls            1       2       4       0        7         7
242. 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
245. Mark Nicholls         4+1     0       0       2        6+1       7
246. Tennai Watson         0+3     0       4       0        4+3       7
247. Omar Daley            0+6     0       0+1     0        0+7       7
248. 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
252. Darren Jackson        5       0       0       1        6         6
     Paul Moody            5       0       0       1        6         6
254. Tony Barras           4+2     0       0       0        4+2       6
255. Scott Golbourne       1+1     1       2+1     0        4+2       6
256. Kwesi Appiah          2+4     0       0       0        2+4       6
     Jack Stacey           2+4     0       0       0        2+4       6
258. Paolo Hurtado         0+5     0       1       0        1+5       6
259. 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
265. Bongani Khumalo       4       0       1       0        5         5
266. Graham Potter         4       0       0       1        5         5
267. Mikkel Andersen       3       1       1       0        5         5
268. Marcus Williams       3       0       2       0        5         5
269. Dan Harding           3       0       0       2        5         5
270. 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
273. Ben Hamer             0       0+1     4       0        4+1       5
274. Martin Keown          3+2     0       0       0        3+2       5
275. Nicholas Bignall      0+2     0       3       0        3+2       5
276. Reece Oxford          2+3     0       0       0        2+3       5
277. Gun Thorvaldsson      2+2     0+1     0       0        2+3       5
278. Craig Tanner          0+3     0       1+1     0        1+4       5
279. Danz Gravenberch      0+2     0       1+2     0        1+4       5
280. Stuart Taylor         4       0       0       0        4         4
     Tony Witter           4       0       0       0        4         4
282. Darren Barnard        3+1     0       0       0        3+1       4
283. Alex Haddow           1+2     0       1       0        2+2       4
284. David Mooney          0       0       2+2     0        2+2       4
285. Garry Brooke          1+3     0       0       0        1+3       4
     Tomasz Cywka          1+3     0       0       0        1+3       4
287. Gerry Britton         0+2     1+1     0       0        1+3       4
288. Paddy Kelly           3       0       0       0        3         3
     Mark Smith            3       0       0       0        3         3
     Ray Wallace           3       0       0       0        3         3
291. Anssi Jaakkola        0       0       3       0        3         3
292. Greg Halford          2+1     0       0       0        2+1       3
293. Sekou Baradji         0+1     0       2       0        2+1       3
294. 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
297. Andy Wright           0+2     0       0       1        1+2       3
298. 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
301. Zat Knight            2       0       0       0        2         2
     Steve Sutton          2       0       0       0        2         2
303. Darren McCance        1       0       0       1        2         2
304. Niall Keown           1+1     0       0       0        1+1       2
     Kevin Lisbie          1+1     0       0       0        1+1       2
306. 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
309. Curtis Osano          0       0+2     0       0        0+2       2
310. 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
314. Danny Honey           0       1       0       0        1         1
315. Phil Hadland          0       0       1       0        1         1
     Péter Máté            0       0       1       0        1         1
     Eric Nixon            0       0       1       0        1         1
318. Mark Bowen            0       0       0       1        1         1
319. 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
330. Lawson D'Ath          0       0+1     0       0        0+1       1
331. 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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