Reading Football Club: Ex Premier League Players

Where are these ex Reading FC Premier League players now?

Welcome to the Reading legends page – the gateway to information on ex-Reading players who have played in the Premier League.

In addition to information on ex-players we have also added the club’s Premier League statistics which include the top goalscorers, most appearances and also the football club’s final league position for each year that they have featured in the EPL.


Marcus Hahnemann – Premier League Appearances: 115 | Goals Scored: 28

One of a golden breed of American keepers, fan’s favourite Marcus Hahnemann hung up his gloves in 2014 after returning to first club Seattle Sounders for a two year spell. Read More..

Graeme Murty – Premier League Appearances: 51 | Goals Scored: 0

After over 300 league appearances for Reading including two seasons in the Premier League, Graeme Murty retired from playing in 2010 after a brief spell on the South coast with Southampton. Read More..

Michael Duberry – Premier League Appearances: 161 | Goals Scored: 5

A 20 year football career came to an end in 2013 when Michael Duberry finally retired from playing after a short spell with non league side Hendon. Read More..

Ian Harte – Premier League Appearances: 237 | Goals Scored: 28

Leeds United legend Ian Harte retired from playing at the end of the 2014-15 season after helping Bournemouth clinch promotion to the Premier League. Read More..

Stephen Hunt – Premier League Appearances: 143 | Goals Scored: 21

A dominant force on the left side for every club that he played for, Stephen Hunt retired from professional football at the end of the 2015-16 season after a spell with League One side Coventry City. Read More..

Dave Kitson – Premier League Appearances: 81 | Goals Scored: 15

Ex Reading striker Dave Kitson retired from playing in 2015 after a brief spell at non-league side Arlesley Town where he was also working as player-assistant manager. Read More..

Premier League Statistics

This table shows the players who have made the most Premier League appearances and the top goalscorers for Reading in the EPL.

Top EPL GoalscorersGoalsMost EPL AppearancesGames
Kevin Doyle19Nicky Shorey90
Dave Kitson12Marcus Hahnemann76
Adam Le Fondre12James Harper76
James Harper9Stephen Hunt72
Stephen Hunt9Ivar Ingimarsson72
Leroy Lita8Kevin Doyle68
Hal Robson-Kanu7Graeme Murty51
Pavel Pogrebnyak5Shane Long50
Shane Long5Dave Kitson47
Jimmy Kebe5Leroy Lita47

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