July 2, 2016 EARLY FIREWORKS
Reading rolls over Bohs
READING, PA – Reading United struck for three goals in the game's first 25 minutes and went on to defeat the Baltimore Bohemians 4-0 Saturday.
June 22, 2016 STUNNED
Reading United falls at home for first time
READING, Pa. – With a chance to extend their lead atop the Premier Development League’s Mid-Atlantic Division, Reading United A.C. were stunned at home as they fell to local rivals Lehigh Valley United 1-0.
June 4, 2016 UNITED COMBO
Reading blanks Nor'easters
OCEAN CITY, N.J. -- Zach Zandi scored both goals as Reading United AC took a 2-0 win over the Ocean City Nor’easters at Carey Stadium Saturday night.
May 15, 2016 OPENING WITH A BANG
Reading downs Lehigh Valley 1-0
BETHLEHEM, Penn.– Khori Bennett found the back of the net inside the first minute as Reading United AC defeated their local rivals Lehigh Valley United 1-0 at Lehigh University’s Goodman Stadium.
April 29, 2016 READING READYING
United trio set for team's 21st season
READING, Pa. -- Forward Brett Campbell and defenders Will Campbell and Billy McConnell will look to emulate Philadelphia Union rookie Keegan Rosenberry when they return to Reading United for the Premier Development League season.
April 14, 2016 INTERNATIONAL FLAVOR
Reading returns four from 2015 squad
READING, Pa. – Four international members of Reading United’s 2015 team are set to pull on their blue and gold jerseys again in 2016. English midfielder Brad Fountain, Norwegian centerback Martin Nygaard and the French duo of Paul Marie and William Picoux will bring Premier Development League experience to the 2016 squad.
June 6, 2015 FIRST LOSS
Reading falls to D.C. United U23s
READING, Pa – Nine minutes changed the match. That’s all it took for visiting D.C. United to hand Reading United A.C. their first loss of the Premier Development League season.
May 13, 2015 READING ADVANCES
United defeats Bays 1-0
READING, Penn.– Brett Campbell’s 19th minute goal gave Reading United a 1-0 win over the Maryland Bays in the first round of the Lamar Hunt U.S. Open Cup at Don Thomas Stadium Wednesday night.
January 19, 2014 FROM READING TO MLS
6 former United players taken in draft
READING, Pa. - For the first time in club history, six former Reading United players were selected by Major League Soccer clubs at the annual SuperDraft., and three former United stars were selected in the first round.
July 23, 2014 BOUNCED OUT
Reading's playoff trip is short
READING, Penn.--- CFC Azul knocked Reading United AC out of the Premier Development League playoffs with a three goal barrage at Gurski Stadium Tuesday night.
July 19, 2014 PLAYOFF BOUND-AGAIN
Reading win clinches post-season spot
READING, Penn – Reading United A.C. scored a 3-0 victory over visiting New Jersey LUSO Parma to secure the club’s seventh consecutive appearance in the Premier Development League’s playoffs. An outburst of three goals in twelve minutes staked United to a commanding lead entering halftime.
July 5, 2014 BACKSTOPPED BY BONO
13 saves lead Reading's 2-0 win
READING, Penn. – Reading United A.C. took a big step toward reaching the Premier Development League Playoffs for the seventh consecutive season, scoring a 2-0 victory over the visiting Northern Virginia Royals Saturday night.
June 22, 2014 STREAK ENDS
Reading United loses first of year
READING, Penn. – Reading United’s unbeaten start to the 2014 season came to a crashing end as they fell to their Mid-Atlantic Division foes, the Long Island Rough Riders 2-1 Sunday.
May 31, 2014 DE-FENSE
Provides offense in 3-0 Reading win
READING, Penn.–The Reading United defense scored two goals and kept a feisty F.A. Euro side off the scoreboard en route to a 3-0 win at Wilson High School’s Gurski Stadium Saturday night.
May 27, 2014 CUP QUEST OVER
Reading United falls to Rhinos 2-1 in OT
ROCHESTER, NY – Reading United’s hopes of advancing in the Lamar Hunt U.S. Open Cup ended in overtime at Sahlen’s Stadium Tuesday night. Striker Colin Rolfe scored the game winning goal in the 119th minute to give the Rochester Rhinos a 2-1 win and a spot in the fourth round of the cup.
May 24, 2014 DARIUS DELIVERS
Brace leads United over Bohs
READING, Penn.---Darius Madison scored two goals and goalkeeper Alex Bono posted the team's first shutout of the young season as Reading United defeated the Baltimore Bohemians 3-0 Saturday night.
May 14, 2014 DARIUS DELIVERS
Madison leads Reading to 5-2 Open Cup win
READING, PA. - Darius Madison scored a goal and assisted on three others, leading Reading United AC to a 5-2 win over National Premier Soccer League’s Greater Binghamton FC Thunder in a Lamar Hunt U.S. Open Cup game Wednesday night.
May 2, 2014 STAYIN' HOME
Reading adds local lad Thomas to roster
READING, Pa. - Continuing its tradition of finding homegrown players to fill the roster, Reading United has added Governor Mifflin High grad and University of Memphis defender Quincy Thomas to the squad for the 2014 season.
January 9, 2013 ANOTHER GENERATION
Reading United's Damion Lowe signs with MLS
READING, Pa. – Reading United A.C. center back Damion Lowe has accepted a Generation Adidas contract with Major League Soccer and will be eligible for selection in the league’s 2014 SuperDraft to be held at the Pennsylvania Convention Center in Philadelphia on Thursday, January 16th.
December 29, 2013 NEW COACH
Castellanos takes over Reading United
READING, Pa. – Former US Youth International and current Penn State Abington Head Coach, David Castellanos has been named as Head Coach for Reading United A.C. for the 2014 USL PDL Season.
July 28, 2013 UNITED FALL
Ottawa comes back twice to advance
OCEAN CITY, NJ---Carl Haworth scored two goals as the Ottawa Fury eliminated Reading United A.C. with a 3-2 win in a PDL Eastern Conference Semifinal played at the Tennessee Avenue Soccer Complex on Saturday.
July 23, 2014 READING ADVANCES
United top Baltimore Bohemians 3-1 in OT
BALTIMORE, MD – Jason Plumhoff set up two overtime goals to lead Reading United to a 3-1 win over the Baltimore Bohemians at Calvert Hall Tuesday night. With the win, Reading advances as the 2nd Mid Atlantic Division representative in the PDL Eastern Conference Championship.
July 12, 2013 SHORT A MAN, LONG ON GOALS
Reading blanks Rough Riders 4-0
READING, PA. –. Down a man after newly minted captain Damion Lowe was sent off in the 44th minute, Reading United rebounded in the second half scoring four goals against the Long Island Rough Riders to record an impressive 4-0 victory. United’s goals came in a 23 minute surge that temporarily propelled the club back to the top of the Mid-Atlantic Division standings.
July 7, 2013 DELAYED DRAW
Weather, Bohs tie up Reading United
READING, PA.---Reading United AC and the Baltimore Bohemians played to a 1-1 draw at Don Thomas Stadium Sunday in a game that was played in sweltering heat that gave way to a severe thunderstorm which forced a one hour delay in the match.
July 5, 2013 PLAYOFF IMPLICATIONS
Reading United needs to keep winning
READING, PA. – As the calendar turns to July, the playoff race in the Premier Development League’s Mid-Atlantic Division has heated up as the climax of the regular season looms. While only the top three clubs in the division get a ticket to the PDL postseason, the Mid-Atlantic Division’s top five teams are separated by just three points.
June 15, 2013 NO DECISION
Reading United-Ocean Nor'Easters in 1-1 draw
READING, PA. – Ocean City’s Anthony Asante staked the Nor’Easters to a lead at the half, but Reading United substitute Jason Plumhoff headed in a goal in the 86th minute as the teams plpayed to a 1-1 draw at Don Thomas Stadium Saturday night.
June 7, 2013 HAPPY WITH A LOSS
Reading comfortable falling to Union
READING, Pa. – It’s a rare to catch Reading United Head Coach Brendan Burke smiling after a loss. Such was the case on Friday night following the fourth annual friendly match between Reading United and the Philadelphia Union, won 2-0 by the MLS team.
May 20, 2013 U.S. OPEN CUP SHOWDOWN
Reading to host Harrisburg
READING, Pa. – Reading United AC faces their toughest task of the season on Tuesday evening at Don Thomas Stadium (7:30 pm) , as they host USL PRO’s Harrisburg City Islanders in the 2nd round of the 100th annual U.S. Open Cup.
April 30, 2013 THREE MORE ON BOARD
Reading United closing in on roster
READING, Pa. – With less than two weeks until Reading United kickoff the 2013 Premier Development League season, the club has added three more players to the roster. Fatai Alashe, Wes Charpie and Ben Sweat will call Reading home during United’s 2013 campaign.
April 10, 2013 ACADEMY PIPELINE
Four from Union to play for Reading United
READING, Pa. – Four members of the Philadelphia Union’s academy team have joined Reading United AC. Georgetown’s Keegan Rosenberry and Melvin Snoh, Penn State’s Shane Campbell and the University of Virginia’s Darius Madison will pull on a Reading jersey for the 2013 Premier Development League season.
March 6, 2013 ANOTHER BERTH
Reading United in Open Cup for 5th straight year
READING, Pa. – Reading United have earned an amateur team record fifth consecutive berth in the Lamar Hunt U.S. Open Cup. Reading earned the record breaking berth by finishing second in the Mid-Atlantic Division of the Premier Development League in 2012.
July 16, 2012 EXPRESS ROLLING IN
Reading hosts Jersey in Tuesday playoff
READING, Pa. – Reading United start their fifth straight trip to the USL PDL playoffs Tuesday night with a little bit of déjŕ vu. This will mark the second straight year that the second place United (11-2-3, 36 points) will take on their Newark, New Jersey counterparts, Jersey Express (10-3-3, 33 points), in a Mid Atlantic Division play-in match for the #4 seed in the USL PDL Eastern Conference Playoffs.
July 13, 2012 HOPES STILL ALIVE
Reading downs division leaders
READING, Pa.--Reading United kept the hopes for a fifth consecutive playoff appearance alive with a 2-0 win over division leading Ocean City Nor'Easterss on Friday night. Steve Neuman had a goal and an assist both after Reading went a man down.
June 29, 2012 DYNAMIC DUO
Brown, Okai lead Reading to 4-0 win
READING, Pa. – Deshorn Brown and Stephen Okai have been a dynamic scoring combination for the University of Mobile, and on Friday, against the Bermuda Hogges (1-9-2, 5 points), they combined for three as Okai had one goal and two assists while Brown had two goals to lead Reading United blow past the exhausted visitors 4-0.
May 25, 2012 HOLDING OFF THE SPARTANS
Finley's brace leads Reading to 3-0 win
READING, Pa.– Reading used two goals around the half to pull away from the Central Jersey Spartans in a 3-0 romp at Albright College’s Shirk Stadium on Friday evening. Goals in the 44th and 46th minutes turned an early one goal lead into a comfortable margin of victory for the United.
May 15, 2012 OUT OF THE FIRST ROUND
Reading advances in Cup for first time
FLEETWOOD, Pa. – Ryan Finley’s goal and assist paired with a game saving stop in stoppage time by keeper Emmanuel Martin gave Reading United A.C. a 2-1 win over the New York Greek American Atlas in a first round game of the Lamar Hunt U.S. Open Cup.
May 5, 2012 HAPPY VALLEY CONNECTION
Five Penn Staters join Reading United
READING, Pa. – Reading United has added a group of Penn State products to the team for the 2012 season: midfielder Jacob Barron, forward/defender Julian Cardona, goalkeeper Emmanuel Martin, midfielder/forward Minh Vu and 2011 United defender Brian Forgue.
April 18, 2012 SWITCHING TEAMS
Ryan Finley joins Reading United
READING, Pa. – Ryan Finley will join his third different team in the PDL’s Mid Atlantic Division, as the former Central Jersey Spartan and Ocean City Nor’easter will jump to the Reading United for the 2012 season.
April 10, 2012 RETURN TO READING
Five players coming back to United
READING, Pa. –Brian Forgue, Steven Neumann, Stephen Okai and Sean Peckham will all rejoin Reading United AC for sophomore campaigns, while Ged Quinn will return for his fifth season with the team.
April 4, 2012 NEW HOME
Reading United moves to Albright College
READING, Pa. – After playing at Exeter Township Senior High School’s Don Thomas Stadium since 2005, the Reading United will call Albright College’s Gene L. Shirk Stadium home for the 2012 season.
August 22, 2011 HONORING HEROES
Reading United A.C. hosting fundraiser
READING, Pa. – Reading United A.C. is partnering with members of the Reading United Fun League , Social Activities for the Associates of the Reading Area, and other local businesses and organizations to present the “Hometown Heroes Soccer Fundraiser”.
August 3, 2011 ADDING DEPTH
City Islanders sign two from Reading United
HARRISBURG, Pa.--In an effort to bolster their depth for a playoff push, the Harrisburg City Islanders have signed Reading United forward/midfielder Brian Ackley and center back David Rodriguez for the remainder of the 2011 USL PRO season.
July 27, 2011 OVER AND OUT
Reading falls 1-0, eliminated
READING, Pa. – Robert Youhill’s 50th minute blast gave the Jersey Express a 1-0 win and ended the Reading United’s season at Exeter’s Don Robertson Stadiun Tuesday night.
July 24, 2010 FALLING SHORT
Reading come back not far enough
EWING, NJ. –Reading United’s lack of urgency in the last few weeks manifested itself on Sunday when they fell 3-2 to the Central Jersey Express at The College of New Jersey, forcing the need for a play-in game for the PDL’s Eastern Conference playoffs.
July 22, 2011 DOUBLE COMEBACK
Cosmos rally twice to tie Reading United
READING, Pa. – On a night that tested not only the players on the field, but also the fans in the stands, the New York Cosmos were able to find swift equalizers on two occasions to knot up the scoreboard against the Reading United 2-2 at Exeter’s Don Thomas Stadium Saturday night.
July 20, 2011 AN EMPTY AFFAIR
Reading draws 0-0 with LI, awaits fate
SHIRLEY, N.Y. – Reading United’s feverous attempts to regain control of their playoff destiny fell short on Wednesday evening, as their second straight 0-0 tie against the division leading Long Island Rough Riders now has the United playing the waiting game.
July 17, 2011 FIRING BLANKS
Reading, Jersey in 0-0 draw
READING, Pa. – You win some, you lose some, and then you tie some. Reading United did the latter on Saturday evening, as neither Reading nor the Jersey Express could find the back of the net in a 0-0 draw.
July 10, 2011 ROMP AT THE BEACH
Reading rolls over Ocean City 4-1
OCEAN CITY, NJ – Christian Barreiro netted the game winner, scored again, then capped off the scoring with his seventh assist of the year as Reading United pulled away from the Ocean City Nor’Easters 4-1 at Carey Stadium on Sunday.
July 7, 2011 NEW AFFILIATE
Reading United adds youth partners
READING, Pa.– Exeter Youth Soccer Association/Exeter United have entered into an agreement to become the second local youth soccer club to be designated as a Reading United Affiliate Club. Twin Valley Soccer Club was the first to announce their partnership on May 23rd.
July 3, 2011 CLINCHER
Reading U20 men earn finals berth
READING, Pa.– Reading United’s Super 20 Men’s team officially clinched a berth in the United Soccer Leagues Super 20 Men’s Finals, held in Tampa, FL in late-July.
June 24, 2011 EASY WIN
United U-20 women top short handed OC
READING, Pa. – The Reading United U20 Women's Team coasted to an easy 6-0 victory over a depleted Ocean City FC team Thursday evening at Exeter High School. Playing with only 9 players, Ocean City was no match for the United, who did not allow a shot on goal and had 8 players collect at least one goal or assist.