Madejski StadiumThe Madejski Stadium is the home of Reading Football Club (see also Wikipedia. Tenants at this stadium are London Irish Rugby Union Club see also Wikipedia.
The stadium was opened on 22 August 1998. It is named after Reading FC's chairman John Madejski, a wealthy local businessman.
Reading FC were promoted into the English Premier League in 2006. They are nicknamed the "Royals". They formerly had the slightly odder name of "the Biscuitmen" after the Huntley and Palmers biscuit factory in Reading.
London Irish Rugby Club (the Exiles) plays in the English Guinness Premiership. The club was originally founded in 1898 for Irishmen in London. It is now open to all, but retains Irish links and traditions. The club is based in Sunbury in Surrey, but have played their home games at the Madejski Stadium in Reading since 2000
HOW TO GET THERE:
Directions by road
From Junction 11 of the M4, follow signs towards Reading. Madejski Stadium is on your left-hand side after less than a mile. For SatNav systems, our postcode is RG2 0FL.
Directions by rail
The nearest rail station is Reading. From there, simply take a Fasttrack Park & Ride green bus that takes you direct to the Stadium. Average journey time less than 10 minutes.
Postal address: Reading Football Club, Madejski Stadium, Junction 11, M4, Berkshire
Postcode: RG2 0FL
Country: United Kingdom