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If you support Reading FC then why not join your fellow supporters in the Supporters Trust At Reading

STAR (Supporters Trust At Reading) is a non-profit Supporters’ Trust set up in March 2002 by Reading supporters for Reading supporters.

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STAR Travel

Use our dedicated travel services for all away matches.
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Our supporters around the UK and rest of the world.
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Fans' Events

Open to members and held throughout the season.
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Welcome to STAR

Welcome to the Supporters Trust At Reading (STAR), a non-profit making, democratically accountable Supporters’ Trust registered with the Financial Conduct Authority. Staffed and organised by volunteer Reading FC supporters our formal title is Reading Football Supporters’ Society Limited and we are the successor to the Reading Football Supporters’ Club (est. 1930). You can find out more information about our organisation in the About STAR page.

STAR Membership - join online today

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Our membership season runs from 1st July 2014 to 30th June 2015. Our membership fees remain unchanged for the last 12 years at £10 for adults and £5 for under 18 yrs and over 65 yrs. You can find out more about membership of STAR and benefits on our Membership page where you can also join online. 

FSF Event - A Woman's Place is at the Match

The Football Supporters’ Federation and Kick it Out are holding a panel discussion for female football fans to share their experiences of following the men's game from the Premier League to non-league.

When? Monday 8th December (7pm- 9pm)

Where? Amnesty International UK, 17-25 New Inn Yard, London, EC2A 3EA.

For further details visit the Football Supporters’ Federation website.

 

Barclays Premier League Trophy Photo Opportunity

On the 4th December the Reading Broad Street branch of Barclays we will have the Barclays Premier League Trophy on the premises between 9am and 8pm. Branch Manager Steve Sargant is keen to give football fans the opportunity to have photos with the trophy and invites any interested members to come along. 

They will also be having a raffle for a pair of tickets to see Arsenal v QPR on the 26th December (though you'll probably prefer watching Reading at Brighton!).

 

STAR Predictor Competition Update

If you entered this seasons Predictor competition then you can check on your progress below. The Predictor is a competition involving selecting one team from each of 17 groups – 17 teams in all. The entrant scores the number of points that team ends the season on (after any deductions). The person with the most points wins 35% of all entry fees, the second highest gets 10% and the third highest gets 5%.

As of 16th November Colin Ford currently leads the table with 448 points with Alan Wellsteed close behind on 447 and Roger Titford 3rd with 432 points.

Participants can check their position by downloading the scores table here.

 

STAR Page Match Day Programme - Charlton

If you were unable to make the game or decided not to buy the match day programme for the Charlton fixture you can download a copy of the STAR page here.

 

Remembrance Ceremony for Former Reading FC Players

Outside the Players’ Entrance on Saturday 8th November 2014 before the Charlton match, almost 100 years to the day that World War One began, a service was held in front of the memorial for our former Reading players who tragically lost their lives in battle in the First and Second World Wars.

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Supporters joined Reading FC Chaplain Steve Prince as the Rev. Vernon Orr took the service. Wreaths were laid by Sir John Madejski on behalf of Reading Football Club, Pete Vickery on behalf of STAR, Ron Grant on behalf of The Reading FC Former Players' Association, Blake Meier for the young Reading Supporters, relatives of fallen players and the British Legion.

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STAR Welcomes Football's Fit and Proper Person Test Legal Boost

STAR warmly welcomes Damian Collins MP's Football Governance Bill and wishes it every success.  Even in the USA clubs have more protection from undesirable and secretive owners than clubs in the UK. Frankly, this should be an uncontroversial measure supported by all sides of the House.  In a period of little legislative activity we would hope this can be enacted within this Parliament and not just become the subject of another manifesto commitment to football governance reform. 

 STAR has recently queried with the Football League the lack of any supporter voice in the Owners and Directors Test process and awaits a full reply on this related matter.

You can read more about the bill here.

 

STAR and RFC Senior Managers Meeting

On 22nd October representatives from STAR held their regular meeting with Senior Managers from the club. Topics discussed included the direction of the club following ownership change, impetus and momentum of the club, the new family area at the stadium and the Royalty Points scheme among others.

A summary of the discussions can be downloaded here.

If supporters have any questions, concerns or observations suitable for consideration at the next meeting please contact us at info@star-reading.org

 

STAR Page Match Day Programme - Rotherham

If you were unable to make the game or decided not to buy the match day programme for Rotherham you can download a copy of the STAR page here.


Norwich City

norwich.gifSat 29th November KO 3.00pm
Depart West St Reading 8.30pm
Mad Stad 8.45am
Cost £16

 

Birmingham City

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Depart Mad Stad 10.15pm
West St Reading 10.30am
Cost £15

 

Brighton

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Depart West St Reading 10.45am
Mad Stad 11.00am
Cost £10

 

For away ground information visit: 

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Following our Fans' Forum on 4th September we have no further events planned at this time.

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Why not find out more about RFC Former Players Association on their website?




November 22nd
Royals' former striker was subjected to some abuse from a section of the away support during Friday night's game in Cardiff
November 22nd
Royals' boss hits out as his side's defending after they were beaten 2-1 at Cardiff City on Friday night
November 21st
Give your verdict on the performances of Reading's players in the Welsh capital



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