Service will take place at Players EntranceTo remember the Reading players killed in the First and Second World Wars, wreaths will be laid at the Memorial wall outside the Players’ Entrance this Saturday at 1:45pm, prior to our game with Charlton.
The Reading FC Chaplain, Steve Prince, will oversee the event and the service will be taken by the Rev. Vernon Orr. Reading Scottish Pipe Band will perform at the ceremony and in the ground before kick off.
For the match itself Reading players will sport a poppy on their shirts, which will be auctioned after the game in aid of the Royal British Legion. Our matchday programme 'The Royal' will dedicate its issue to the centenary of the First World War.
Wreaths will be laid by:
Sir John Madejski on behalf of Reading Football Club.
Pete Vickery on behalf of STAR.
The Reading FC Former Players' Association.
Relatives of Fallen Players.
Young Reading Supporters.
The British Legion
If you can be at the Stadium at 1.45pm, please join us at the Players’ Entrance.
We will also observe a minute's silence just before kick off.