Brentford >>

Brentford are one of Reading's traditional rivals, being just a short trip up the M4. They have been involved in two classic end-of-season showdowns. In 1925-26, Reading needed to beat Brentford and hope that Plymouth slipped up at Gillingham to secure promotion. In 2001-02, the final promotion place was between Reading and Brentford, with the Bees needing a win, but a draw being good enough for Reading. Happily, things turned out right in both cases, with Hugh Davey and Frank Richardson demolishing the 1926 Bees 7-1 and Gillingham beating Plymouth 2-0, and Jamie Cureton hitting a late equaliser to deny the 2002 Bees.

Brentford

 1901-02  S1     H  W  2-0    A  W  1-0
 1902-03  S1     A  W  3-0    H  W  5-0
 1903-04  S1     H  D  1-1    A  D  0-0
 1904-05  S1     H  W  1-0    A  D  0-0
          FA     A  D  1-1    H  W  2-0
 1905-06  S1     A  L  1-2    H  D  2-2
 1906-07  S1     H  W  4-0    A  L  2-4
 1907-08  S1     H  W  5-1    A  L  0-1
 1908-09  S1     H  D  2-2    A  W  3-2
 1909-10  S1     H  W  2-0    A  L  0-1
 1911-12  S1     H  D  0-0    A  D  0-0
 1912-13  S1     A  L  0-1    H  W  4-1
 1916-17  LCo    H  L  0-2 
 1919-20  S1     A  L  0-1    H  W  1-0
 1920-21  D3S    H  W  2-1    A  L  2-3
 1921-22  D3S    H  L  0-3    A  L  0-2
 1922-23  D3S    A  D  1-1    H  W  1-0
 1923-24  D3S    H  W  1-0    A  L  1-4
 1924-25  D3S    A  W  1-0    H  W  3-1
 1925-26  D3S    A  L  0-1    H  W  7-1
 1926-27  FA     H  W  1-0
 1931-32  D3S    H  L  1-2    A  L  0-3
 1932-33  D3S    H  L  1-3    A  D  1-1
          FA     H  W  3-2
 1939-40  WLS    A  L  0-3    H  W  3-1 
 1940-41  WLS    A  W  3-2    H  L  1-4    A  L  1-3 
          LWC    N  W  3-2 
 1941-42  LWL    A  L  2-3    H  W  4-3 
 1942-43  WLS    A  D  3-3    H  W  7-1 
 1943-44  WLS    A  L  0-1    H  L  0-3 
 1944-45  WLS    H  D  4-4    A  L  2-7 
 1954-55  D3S    H  D  0-0    A  D  2-2
 1955-56  D3S    A  D  2-2    H  W  5-2
 1956-57  D3S    A  L  0-4    H  W  2-0
 1957-58  D3S    A  L  1-2    H  L  1-2
 1958-59  D3     H  W  3-1    A  L  1-3
 1959-60  D3     H  D  3-3    A  D  2-2
 1960-61  D3     H  W  4-0    A  L  1-2
 1961-62  D3     A  W  2-1    H  W  4-0
 1963-64  D3     A  L  2-4    H  W  4-3
          LC     H  D  1-1    A  L  0-2
 1964-65  D3     H  D  1-1    A  L  1-2
 1965-66  D3     H  W  2-0    A  D  1-1
          FA     H  W  5-0
 1971-72  D4     H  W  2-1    A  W  2-1
 1973-74  D4     A  W  1-0    H  W  1-0
 1974-75  D4     A  L  0-1    H  W  1-0
 1975-76  D4     A  D  2-2    H  W  1-0
 1977-78  D4     A  D  1-1    H  D  0-0
 1979-80  D3     H  D  2-2    A  D  2-2
 1980-81  D3     A  W  2-1    H  D  0-0
 1981-82  D3     H  W  4-1    A  W  2-1
 1982-83  D3     H  D  1-1    A  W  2-1
 1984-85  D3     A  L  1-2    H  D  0-0
          AMC    H  L  1-3    A  L  0-2
 1985-86  D3     A  W  2-1    H  W  3-1
 1988-89  D3     H  D  2-2    A  L  2-3
 1989-90  D3     H  W  1-0    A  D  1-1
          AMC    A  L  1-2
 1990-91  D3     H  L  1-2    A  L  0-1
 1991-92  D3     A  L  0-1    H  D  0-0
 1993-94  D2     A  L  0-1    H  W  2-1
 1999-00  D2     A  D  1-1    H  W  1-0
 2000-01  D2     H  W  4-0    A  W  2-1
 2001-02  D2     H  L  1-2    A  D  1-1
 2014-15  FLC    A  L  1-3    H  L  0-2
 2015-16  FLC    A  W  3-1    H  L  1-2
 2016-17  FLC    A  L  1-4    H  W  3-2
 2017-18  FLC    A      -     H      - 
Summary
                        PL  HW HD HL  HF  HA  AW AD AL  AF  AA  PTS  P3/PL
 1. Football League 2    6   1  0  2   4   6   1  0  2   5   8    6  1.000
 2. Football League 3   42  11  8  2  43  20   6  6  9  28  33   58  1.548
 3. Football League 4   10   4  1  0   5   1   2  2  1   6   5   15  2.100
 4. Division 3 South    24   7  1  4  24  15   1  4  7  11  25   21  1.208
 5. Southern League 1   24   8  4  0  29   7   3  3  6  10  12   29  1.667
 6. FA Cup               5   4  0  0  11   2   0  1  0   1   1    9  2.600
 7. League Cup           2   0  1  0   1   1   0  0  1   0   2    1  0.500
 8. Assoc. Members Cup   3   0  0  1   1   3   0  0  2   1   4    0  0.000
    Line
    Totals             116  35 15  9 118  55  13 16 28  62  90  139  1.509