<< Season 1932-33 >>

Reading hit 103 goals, including a 7-1 thrashing of Swindon, in finishing 4th. Jackie Palethorpe scored 29 goals in just 27 league games before departing for Stoke.

Division 3 South (4th)

                        PL  HW HD HL  HF  HA  AW AD AL  AF  AA  PTS     H    A  
 1. Brentford           42  15  4  2  45  19  11  6  4  45  30   62    1-3  1-1 
 2. Exeter City         42  17  2  2  57  13   7  8  6  31  35   58    2-2  1-4 
 3. Norwich City        42  16  3  2  49  17   6 10  5  39  38   57    3-2  2-2 
 4. READING             42  14  5  2  68  30   5  8  8  35  41   51
 5. Crystal Palace      42  14  4  3  51  21   5  4 12  27  43   46    2-3  1-1 
 6. Coventry City       42  16  1  4  75  24   3  5 13  31  53   44    3-3  1-3 
 7. Gillingham          42  14  4  3  54  24   4  4 13  18  37   44    4-0  1-4 
 8. Northampton T       42  16  5  0  54  11   2  3 16  22  55   44    4-0  0-1 
 9. Bristol Rovers      42  13  5  3  38  22   2  9 10  23  34   44    3-1  0-1 
10. Torquay Utd         42  12  7  2  51  26   4  5 12  21  41   44    5-2  1-1 
11. Watford             42  11  8  2  37  22   5  4 12  29  41   44    2-0  1-1 
12. Brighton & HA       42  13  3  5  42  20   4  5 12  24  45   42    3-0  3-5 
13. Southend Utd        42  11  5  5  39  27   4  6 11  26  55   41    1-1  1-3 
14. Luton Town          42  12  8  1  60  32   1  5 15  18  46   39    4-1  1-1 
15. Bristol City        42  11  5  5  59  37   1  8 12  24  53   37    2-2  1-4 
16. Queens Park Rang    42   9  8  4  48  32   4  3 14  24  55   37    3-1  3-0 
17. Aldershot           42  11  6  4  37  21   2  4 15  24  51   36    2-2  4-4 
18. Bournemouth & BA    42  10  7  4  44  27   2  5 14  16  54   36    6-2  3-0 
19. Cardiff City        42  12  4  5  48  30   0  3 18  21  69   31    4-2  1-0 
20. Clapton Orient      42   7  8  6  39  35   1  5 15  20  58   29    3-1  5-2 
21. Newport County      42   9  4  8  42  42   2  3 16  19  63   29    4-1  3-3 
22. Swindon Town        42   7  9  5  36  29   2  2 17  24  76   29    7-1  1-0 

FA Cup

R1     Brentford3        H  W  3-2
R2     Coventry City3    H  D  2-2
R2(R)  Coventry City3    A  D  3-3 *
R2(2R) Coventry City3    *  W  1-0
R3     Millwall2         A  D  1-1 *
R3(R)  Millwall2         H  L  0-2

       * after extra time
       * at Stamford Bridge, London
       * earlier match abandoned with score 0-2