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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.


STAR Travel

Use our dedicated travel services for all away matches.


STAR Exiles

Our supporters around the UK and rest of the world.


Fans' Events

Open to members and held throughout the season.


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If you support Reading FC then join us in STAR from only £5! Read more...

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

join_online.jpgOur membership season runs from 1st July 2015 to 30th June 2016. Our membership fees 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, 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.

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. You can apply online here.

You can find out more about membership of STAR and benefits on our Membership page.

Edward (Ginger) Mitchell

Before the Sheff Weds match on 23rd January STAR laid a wreath to commemorate the 100th anniversary of the death in action of soldier and former Reading player Edward (Ginger) Mitchell. The ceremony took place outside the Players’ Entrance and was led by STAR Chairman Paul Ellix who gave a short speech of commemoration.


RFC Managers Meeting With STAR -  January

The latest of our regular meetings with RFC senior managers took place at the Mad Stad on 6th January and included supporter issues such as reciprocal ticketing prices with away clubs, request for Fans' Forum with Brian McDermott, and match day atmosphere amongst others.

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

If you have matters for consideration of raising at the next meeting please email them to


Percy Freeman RIPPercy.jpg

STAR was dismayed to learn of the recent death of Percy Freeman, one of the iconic players of the early 1970s, who will be remembered by all who saw him.

The photo and article shown on the right about Perce by Roger Titford appeared in the Reading programme on 20 August 1994.

You can download a copy here.


Are You Receiving Our Email Bulletins?

We regularly update STAR members with news, events and away travel information via our STAR Bulletins. These are sent to the email registered as part of your membership application. The last Bulletin was sent out on Wednesday 27th January. As with many sources of email, some can be inadvertently caught in spam filters, particularly web based email accounts such as Hotmail or GMail.

If you have not received our Bulletin, or have changed your email address, please initially check your spam filter (you could also add as a 'friendly' email, particulalry with accounts using strong spam filters by default such as AOL and Btinternet) and let us know at


Predictor Competition Update

Did you make your free entry to this years Predictor Competition? If so you can see where you are in the competition by downloading the scores as of 6th December. The member with the most points at the end of the season 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!


RFC Managers Meeting With STAR -  November

The latest of our regular meetings with RFC senior managers took place at the Mad Stad on 9th November and included supporter issues such as Twenty's Plenty campaign for away ticket prices, announcements of away team line ups and goal scorers and traffic light phasing amongst others.

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

If you have matters for consideration of raising at the next meeting please email them to

Due to potential clashes involving cup fixtures the away travel for MIDDLESBROUGH is not yet available.


charlton.gifSat 27th Feb KO 3.00pm
Depart West St Reading 11.15am
Depart Mad Stad 11.30am
Cost £10



huddersfield.gifTues 8th March KO 7.45pm
Depart Mad Stad 1.00pm
Depart West St Reading 1.15pm
Cost £20


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We are currently in discussion with RFC to put together a Fans' Forum with Brian McDermott. We will publish details when confirmed.


In the meantime why not find out more about the events and activities of the RFC Community Trust, an organisation we are pleased to support. They offer a safe environment to care for, develop and educate the disadvantaged or at risk young people within the Reading and surrounding areas.You can visit their website here.


or checkout events organised by the 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!


Also take a look at our STAR Malta, STAR Exiles UK & Worldwide and STAR Ireland Exiles on Facebook...
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