<< Season 1941-42 >>

Reading competed in the independent London War League, rather than the Football League organised regional War Leagues. This led to them, and the other members, being temporarily suspended from Football League membership.

London War League (7th)

                        PL   W  D  L  GF  GA  PTS     H    A  
 1. Arsenal             30  23  2  5 108  43   48    1-4  1-3 
 2. Portsmouth          30  20  2  8 105  59   42    5-2  0-1 
 3. West Ham Utd        30  17  5  8  81  44   39    3-2  1-2 
 4. Aldershot           30  17  5  8  85  56   39    3-3  0-0 
 5. Tottenham H         30  15  8  7  61  41   38    1-1  1-2 
 6. Crystal Palace      30  14  6 10  70  53   34    6-2  1-1 
 7. READING             30  13  8  9  76  58   34
 8. Charlton Ath        30  14  5 11  72  64   33    1-4  3-2 
 9. Brentford           30  14  2 14  80  76   30    4-3  2-3 
10. Queens Park Rang    30  11  3 16  52  59   25    2-2  0-4 
11. Fulham              30  10  4 16  79  99   24    4-1  2-2 
12. Brighton & HA       30   9  4 17  71 108   22    4-5  5-1 
13. Chelsea             30   8  4 18  56  88   20    3-2  5-0 
14. Millwall            30   7  5 18  53  82   19    2-1  1-1 
15. Clapton Orient      30   5  7 18  42  94   17    2-0  8-3 
16. Watford             30   6  4 20  47 114   16    5-1  0-0 

London War Cup (R1) Table

                        PL   W  D  L  GF  GA  PTS     H    A  
 1. Charlton Ath         6   4  1  1  17   6    9    3-5  1-1 
 2. Tottenham H          6   3  1  2   9  11    7    1-2  1-2 
 3. Watford              6   2  1  3  10  12    5    3-0  0-6 
 4. READING              6   1  1  4   9  16    3