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Reading Football Club (Holdings) plc

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Reading F.C. were formed in 1871. Promoted to the Premier League after season 2005/06 - the first time the club had ever made the top league since its foundation in 1871. The club is chaired by John Madejski (who bought the club in 1991) . Since 1998 they have played at the Madejski Stadium (capacity: 24,244), on the outskirts of Reading. Prior to this they played at Elm Park for 102 years.

Turnover and pre-tax profit figures are in millions.

Financial Overview **

Year
Turnover
Pre-tax profit
Wages / Turnover ratio (%)
Employees

2007/08

57.698

6.706

57.4

503

2006/07

49.909

6.573

59.7

444

2005/06

17.768

-6.465

80.2

435

2004/05

15.118

-4.554

73.1

438

2003/04

15.590

-1.850

60.4

391

2002/03

14.903

-1.616

59.9

403

2001/02

12.915

-2.762

63.3

409

2000/01

10.786

-4.570

69.2

421

1999/00

2.426

-2.569

 

248

- - -

- - -

- - -

- - -

- - -

1997/98

3.966

-4.096

97.1

98

1996/97

3.311

-0.539

91.7

86

1995/96

2.840

0.209

 

85

1994/95

2.999

-0.172

 

72

** - Figures from 1999/00 forward are for Reading Football Club (Holdings) plc, previous figures are for Reading Football Club Ltd.

Website: 
www.readingfc.co.uk

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