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Match Day Programme STAR Page - Bournemouth

If you were unable to make the Bournemouth game or decided not to buy the match day programme you can download and view our STAR Notes page from the programme with a focus on Wembley.
Download your copy here.

Match Day Programme STAR Page - Blackburn

If you were unable to make the Blackburn game or decided not to buy the match day programme you can download and view our STAR Notes page from the programme. This edition included an interview with Ryan who designed the team shirt worn by Reading, and who inspired them to play under the title Ryan's Royals for this fixture.
Download a copy  here.

Steve Death Memorial Shield Presentation

Each season STAR has the privilege of presenting this award to one of the Club's young goal keepers. This year STAR Treasurer, Vicci Elliott presented the shield to Adam Desbois as well as the award for last season, which had been held over by the Club, to Luke Southwood.

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Adam Desbois (left) and Luke Southwood receive their awards at the Cardiff match on 4th April

STAR and RFC Senior Managers Meeting March

On 18th March representatives from STAR held their regular meeting with Senior Managers from Reading Football Club. Topics discussed included Player of the Season, 2015-16 Kit, Royalty points and mid-week games among others.

A summary of the notes 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

Tribute Laid at Bradford City Memorial

As a sign of remembrance and respect, to mark the 30th anniversary of the the Bradford City fire on 11th May 1985 that tragically cost the lives of 56 Bradford City and Lincoln City supporters, STAR laid a floral tribute at the Memorial at Valley Parade before the FA Cup 6th Round match on 7th March.

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Dave Hunt's Annual Review of Latest RFC Finances

Regular STAR members will know that each year STAR member Dave Hunt delves into the latest published finances of RFC, combines them with answers from specific questions he has raised with the them, adds his opinions and produces a valuable insight into the club finances in a way that can be more easily understood by the majority of supporters.

Woven into the details of Dave's latest article, which covers July 2013-June 2014, are explanations to help fans understand the impact of player's wages, transfers, club assets, the present Board structure and impact of Financial Fair Play and the new Thai ownership.

A 'must read' for every Reading supporter! You can download and read a copy here.


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May 5th
Reading boss Steve Clarke is confident his side can enjoy a brighter season next time around.
May 2nd
Derby head coach Steve McClaren outlined his "determination" to make up for the disappointment of missing out on the play-offs after a 3-0 loss to Reading at the iPro Stadium left them outside the top six.
May 2nd
Derby saw their play-off hopes crushed by out-of-form Reading who ended a run of four Championship defeats by pulling off a shock 3-0 win at the iPro Stadium.


Click on the title to read more about these other football news items:

Investment in foreign clubs being seen as win-win situation to develop Thai football

Article on Thai investors seemingly following one after another to buy overseas football clubs - including Reading FC.

British MP launches campaign for “new FIFA”

The time has come for a “new FIFA” following years of scandal and corruption, say campaigners who are meeting at the European Parliament in Brussels later in Janaury to discuss how to make it happen.

Football's fit and proper person test set for legal boost

Conservative MP Damian Collins' Football Governance Bill would let the Football Association block potential club owners it considered unsuitable.

Give Fans a Voice
Chris Williamson, MP for Derby North has written exclusively for RamsTrust about Labour's proposals to give fans a voice via their supporters' trust.

5,308 fans responded to away fans survey
Reading FC came second in the Football Supporters' Federation away fans' survey for the Championship last season.

Price of Football:
Ticket increases outstrip cost of living

The average price of the cheapest tickets across English football has risen at almost twice the rate of the cost of living since 2011. BBC Sport's Price of Football study analysed how much fans are charged at 207 clubs.

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