<< Season 1929-30 >>

Reading just avoided relegation on goal average after a season of mixed fortunes. After a good start to the season, when they reached second place, they fell to bottom place in January, before recovering to finish 19th.

Division 2 (19th)

                        PL  HW HD HL  HF  HA  AW AD AL  AF  AA  PTS     H    A  
 1. Blackpool           42  17  1  3  63  22  10  3  8  35  45   58    1-1  2-4 
 2. Chelsea             42  17  3  1  49  14   5  8  8  25  32   55    3-1  0-1 
 3. Oldham Athletic     42  14  5  2  60  21   7  6  8  30  30   53    1-1  0-0 
 4. Bradford PA         42  14  5  2  65  28   5  7  9  26  42   50    1-0  2-5 
 5. Bury                42  14  2  5  45  27   8  3 10  33  40   49    0-1  4-2 
 6. West Bromwich A     42  16  1  4  73  31   5  4 12  32  42   47    2-2  0-1 
 7. Southampton         42  14  6  1  46  22   3  5 13  31  54   45    1-1  3-4 
 8. Cardiff City        42  14  4  3  41  16   4  4 13  20  43   44    2-0  1-2 
 9. Wolverhampton W     42  14  3  4  53  24   2  6 13  24  55   41    3-1  1-2 
10. Nottingham F        42   9  6  6  36  28   4  9  8  19  41   41    0-1  0-5 
11. Stoke City          42  12  4  5  41  20   4  4 13  33  52   40    0-0  2-2 
12. Tottenham H         42  11  8  2  43  24   4  1 16  16  37   39    3-0  0-0 
13. Charlton Ath        42  10  6  5  39  23   4  5 12  20  40   39    3-1  0-0 
14. Millwall            42  10  7  4  36  26   2  8 11  21  47   39    0-1  1-3 
15. Swansea Town        42  11  5  5  42  23   3  4 14  15  38   37    3-1  1-0 
16. Preston NE          42   7  7  7  42  36   6  4 11  23  44   37    2-0  1-2 
17. Barnsley            42  12  7  2  39  22   2  1 18  17  49   36    1-0  0-1 
18. Bradford City       42   7  7  7  33  30   5  5 11  27  47   36    1-1  0-1 
19. READING             42  10  7  4  31  20   2  4 15  23  47   35
20. Bristol City        42  11  4  6  36  30   2  5 14  25  53   35    1-6  3-5 
21. Hull City           42  11  3  7  30  24   3  4 14  21  54   35    1-1  2-4 
22. Notts County        42   8  7  6  33  26   1  8 12  21  44   33    2-0  0-3 

FA Cup

R3     Aston Villa1      A  L  1-5