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Ball person applications open for 2016-17

20 April 2016

Would you like to be pitchside for our 2016/17 season?

Reading Football Club are holding trials for new additions to their Ball Person Squad and are looking to select 12 new members before the start of next season’s campaign.

Joseph Nicholls one of our current Ball Persons and a life long loyal Royal said "the chance to go to see the team every week and the experience of being so close to the action is unbeatable - it's a great opportunity!"

The selected squad will be required to work at every home match the Royals play in the 2016-2017 season, as well as some additional under-21 and under-18 fixtures when necessary.

Trials will take place on Sunday 12th June 2016 from 9.30am – 12.30pm at the Madejski Stadium Indoor Training Centre and applicants must be a minimum of 12 years old and no older that 18 on 1st August 2016.

If you would like to attend the trials please send an email with the following details to Lynne Alexander at

•    Full Name of applicant
•    A regularly checked parental e-mail address
•    Applicant’s date of birth and current age
•    Full home address including post code
•    Home phone number
•    Parent or guardian’s emergency mobile contact number (needed for the trial day)

Alternatively, please post your details to Lynne Alexander, Football Club Administrator, Reading Football Club, Madejski Stadium, Reading RG2 0FL.  

Please ensure your application gets to us in time for the trial, please be sure it arrives with us before Friday 14th May 2016.

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