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 2015-16 - Apply Online Today
Our membership season runs from 1st July 2014 to 30th June 2015. Details for renewing or applying for 2015-16 membership season can be seen in the News item below. You can apply online here.
Our membership fees remain unchanged for the last 13 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.
STAR Predictor Competition 2015-16 FREE Entry - £300 First Prize
Join STAR before 6th September 2015 and get one free entry into our Predictor Competition – now with its biggest prize fund ever.
The Predictor is a competition which runs throughout the 2015-16 football season involving using your judgment to select one team from each of 17 groups – 17 teams in all. As the season progresses you gain points based on the results of your chosen teams. You score the number of points your teams end the season with (after any deductions). The member with the most points wins £300, the second highest wins £100, the third wins £75 and the fourth £25. The person with the lowest points wins a booby prize of STAR’s choice!
The competition is open to STAR members only. All members can enter and adult members can enter as many times as they like before the closing date. The first entry is free and additional entries will cost £5 each.
You will need your 2015-16 STAR membership number to complete the entry form. For those applying for membership online your new membership number will be emailed to you within a few days, those joining in person at the STAR base at the start of the season will be given their membership number at the time.
You can download an entry form here and once you have received your 2015-16 Membership number you can post your entry to the address on the form or hand it into the STAR base at the start of the season.
The closing date for receipt of entries is 6th September 2015. Good Luck!
2015-16 STAR Membership Available Online From Wednesday 24th June
Our current 2014-15 season STAR membership ends on 30th June and our new membership season starts on 1st July. Our membership fees for 2015-16 remain unchanged at £10 for adults and £5 for under 18 yrs and over 65 yrs.
In addition to a 10% discount card for the RFC Megastore, this season each member will have 20 Royalty Points added to their RFC membership account as well as a free entry into our Predictor Competition, continued access to discounted travel to all away matches with STAR Travel, free access to our Fans' Forums throughout the season and the opportunity to take part in other events organised throughout the year.
You can join or renew your membership for the coming season online from Wednesday 24th June. Online payments can be made securely via PayPal, you do not need to have a PayPal account but can pay by Debit or Credit card. You can apply for up to four members, with each member gaining Royalty points.
Your application will normally be processed within a couple of days and you will receive a confirmation email from the online Membership Team along with your STAR membership number. Alternatively you can download and complete a paper application.
Your new membership pack will be available for collection from the STAR base at the start of the 2015-16 matches (exact details will be published when known). If you live outside the Reading area and are unable to collect, you will be sent your membership pack by post just after the start of the season.
STAR Malta Exiles Challenge Man Utd Supporters Club Malta
As part of raising awareness of Reading FC in Malta the STAR Malta Exiles have challenged Manchester United Supporters Club Malta to a six aside football match! The Manchester United Supporters’ Club Malta is officially recognised by Man United FC as the oldest Manchester United Supporters Club in the World having been founded in 1959 by John Calleja. As the largest supporters club in Malta they have many followers both locally and abroad and STAR Malta co-ordinator Paul Schembri is confident that the event will help raise the profile of both Reading FC and STAR Malta Exiles.
The event takes place on 8th July with kick off at 8pm. If you happen to be visiting Malta on holiday then head over to Hal Qormi and add your support!
2014-15 Season STAR Predictor Competition Final Positions
Congratulations to Colin Ford who is this season's Predictor competition winner! The Predictor is a competition which runs throughout the football season 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 with (after any deductions).
Colin gained 1298 points with Alan Welsteed in second with 1273 with Caroline Manley taking third with 1239. The three winners will be presented with their cash prizes in the near future. Thank you to those who entered and you can check your final scores and positions by downloading the scores table here.
Discussions are currently underway for the 2015-16 competition and we will be publishing the details soon.
RFC Managers Meeting With STAR - 18th May
The latest of our regular meetings with RFC managers took place at the Mad Stad on 18th May and included supporter issues such as the pre-season tour, season tickets, 2015-16 kit and pitch invasion amongst others.
If you have matters for consideration of raising at the next meeting please email them to firstname.lastname@example.org
That's it for this season. We hoped you enjoyed travelling with us and look forward to seeing you next season.
Mel & Colin, all the Stewards and Drivers.
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Following our Fans' Forum with manager Steve Clarke in March we have no further events planned at this time.
Why not find out more about RFC Former Players Association on their website?
Not yet ready to join STAR as a full member?
Not to worry, you can still join us as an E subscriber by signing up to receive our occasional E-Star Newsletter and keep up to date with our events and news for Reading supporters.
We don't share your email with any one else, simply add it below and we ask you to verify it from the email we will send you. We look forward to welcoming you to our virtual STAR community!
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