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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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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 2017-18 now closed for online applications

Our membership season runs from 1st July 2017 to 30th June 2018 but we have now closed our facility to join online for this season. We will be opening for online applications for the 2018-19 in due course.

New Season Ticket Renewals Announced

The season ticket prices for 2018-19 are very fair and in line with what STAR expected. It’s good to see attractive new pricing for primary school children with the Under 12s tickets and that the wider 18-24 age band for young adults has continued. Adult prices are frozen again and, compared with many Championship clubs, Reading supporters appear to have a good deal.

 

Have You Considered Joining The Board Of STAR? Closing date for nominations is 31 May 2018.

STAR would welcome members putting themselves forward for election to the Board of Reading Football Supporters’ Society Limited (‘STAR’- Supporters’ Trust At Reading) at its next Annual General Meeting in September 2018. This year there are seven positions available and the deadline for receipt of the Nomination Form by the Secretary is 31 May 2018.

In order to stand for election you need to be a fully paid up member of STAR and be aged 18 or over. You must be proposed and seconded by two other fully paid up STAR members.

You can find out more information by downloading the information and application form here (MS Word) or in pdf format here.

 

Safe Standing Petition

The great majority of Reading fans we recently polled believe there should be provision for ‘safe standing’ at Premier League and Championship matches. STAR is supporting the petition to have the issue considered for debate in Parliament. The petition has over 110,000 signatures so should now be debated but if you’d like to add your support you’ll find the petition at https://petition.parliament.uk/petitions/207040 - it only takes a few moments. Thank you.

 

Reading FC Fan In London To Amsterdam Fundraiser

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Matthew Paterson-Borland, a Reading FC fan for over 15 years will be cycling from London to Amsterdam from 1st June to raise money for prostate cancer research. If you want to contribute to his effort of reaching his target of £1000 then you can do so by visiting his Just Giving page.

 

STAR Predictor Competition Positions as of 24th March

Did you enter our Predictor competition this season? You can see your current ranking by downloading the position table as of 24th March.

With 149 entries and a total possible points tally of 1090, Mark Wellsteed (1027 points) and Alan Wellsted (1019 points) dominate the top of the table.

 

Reading Sports Personality Award - Reading FC Deaf Team

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STAR sponsored Reading FC Deaf Team were awarded with The Mayor of Reading Team Award at the Reading Sports Personality Awards 2017 held at the Hilton Hotel on Sunday 25th March. The award was presented by The Mayor of Reading, Councillor Rose Williams,  and represents a great finish to another successful season

Pete Vickery, who acts as liaison between STAR and the Teams, represented STAR at the evening award dinner.

Ahead of the presentation the team had a good weekend of football, winning all their three games in round four of the BOBi League. This raises them to second place in the league. They were also playing in Bristol in the second round of the FA People's Cup, which they also won taking them through to the final in April at St. Georges Park.

You can find out more about the Reading FC Deaf Team and their fixtures in the panel on the right.

 

STAR’s Reading FC Hall of Fame - The 2018 Inductions - Tuesday 20th March

On Tuesday 20th March, 25 more names were inducted into STAR’s Reading FC Hall of Fame including Kevin Doyle, Martin Hicks, Sir John Madejski, Nick Hammond and our first ever official international, John Morgan.

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Amongst those present to receive awards were Kevin Doyle, Brian McDermott, Martin Hicks and Sir John Madejski. Entrants spanned the years 1879 to 2016 and you can read the profiles of all 49 people now on our Hall of Fame page.

 

RFC Senior Managers Meeting With STAR - 30th November

Our latest meeting with RFC senior managers took place at the Mad Stad on 30th November and included issues on car parking and supporter reasearch amongst others.

You can download a summary of notes from the meeting here.

The next meeting is due 28th February. if you have any supporter issues for consideration of STAR Board ahead of the next meeting please contact ian.maynard@star-reading.org

 

Home Programme Stock Surplus

We are in the midst of sorting our huge stock of old programmes into something much more manageable and useful. It is likely we will have to dispose of some bulk stocks of home programmes from the 1970s to 2000s. It would be great if we could give some unsorted batches away to schools or old people’s homes or anyone else who would find them useful / help spread some goodwill for the club. If you think you can help please get in touch via media@star-reading.org.


That's it for this season. Thank you for your support.  


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Reading FC Deaf Team

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STAR is proud to sponsor the Reading FC Deaf Team  who play their home games at Piggott School, Twyford Road, Wargrave. For further information you can download a copy of their 2017-18 fixtures, results and match information (updated 22/3/2018) or come and talk to Pete Vickery on match days and Tuesday evenings at the STAR Base.

STAR are also pleased to support the events and activities of the RFC Community Trust. You can visit their website here.

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RFC Former Players Association

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