<< Season 1908-09 >>

This was the final season that Reading participated in the Western League.

Southern League Division 1 (8th)

                        PL   W  D  L  GF  GA  PTS     H    A  
 1. Northampton T       40  25  5 10  90  45   55    1-2  2-3 
 2. Swindon Town        40  22  5 13  96  55   49    2-1  1-5 
 3. Southampton         40  19 10 11  67  58   48    0-0  1-1 
 4. Portsmouth          40  18 10 12  68  60   46    1-0  1-1 
 5. Bristol Rovers      40  17  9 14  60  63   43    2-2  2-2 
 6. Exeter City         40  18  6 16  56  65   42    1-2  1-5 
 7. New Brompton        40  17  7 16  48  59   41    0-1  3-0 
 8. READING             40  11 18 11  60  57   40
 9. Luton Town          40  17  6 17  59  60   40    2-2  2-2 
10. Plymouth Arg        40  15 10 15  46  47   40    0-0  1-1 
11. Millwall            40  16  6 18  59  61   38    2-2  1-3 
12. Southend Utd        40  14 10 16  52  54   38    0-0  0-0 
13. Leyton              40  15  8 17  52  55   38    1-1  0-1 
14. Watford             40  14  9 17  51  64   37    3-0  0-0 
15. Queens Park Rang    40  12 12 16  52  50   36    2-0  3-2 
16. Crystal Palace      40  12 12 16  62  62   36    2-2  0-0 
17. West Ham Utd        40  16  4 20  56  60   36    1-0  1-2 
18. Brighton & HA       40  14  7 19  60  61   35    4-0  2-6 
19. Norwich City        40  12 11 17  59  75   35    7-1  1-0 
20. Coventry City       40  15  4 21  64  91   34    0-1  2-2 
21. Brentford           40  13  7 20  59  74   33    2-2  3-2 
Western League Section 1A (6th)
                        PL   W  D  L  GF  GA  PTS
 1. Brighton & HA       12   7  2  3  23  13   16
 2. Queens Park Rang    12   6  1  5  28  24   13
 3. Crystal Palace      12   5  2  5  23  22   12
 4. Luton Town          12   5  2  5  24  24   12
 5. Croydon Common      12   5  2  5  16  24   12
 6. READING             12   4  2  6  19  21   10
 7. Leyton              12   4  1  7  16  21    9
Western League Section 1B Table
                        PL   W  D  L  GF  GA  PTS
 1. Millwall*           12   8  2  2  24  11   18
 2. Southampton         12   7  0  5  20  20   14
 3. Plymouth Arg        12   6  1  5  12  13   13
 4. Portsmouth          12   5  2  5  21  21   12
 5. West Ham Utd        12   5  0  7  21  23   10
 6. Bristol Rovers      12   4  1  7  16  23    9
 7. Brentford           12   3  2  7  10  13    8

    * Millwall beat Brighton 1-0 in play-off

FA Cup

R1     Norwich CityS     *  D  0-0
R1(R)  Norwich CityS     H  D  1-1 *
R1(2R) Norwich CityS     *  L  2-3

       * at Stamford Bridge, London
       * after extra time
       * at Villa Park, Birmingham, after extra time