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Squad numbers for 2017-18 announced

Evans, Moore and Swift shuffle while Mannone, Clement and Böðvarsson take their first Royal numbers…

21 July 2017

On Saturday evening, our brand new 2017-18 home, away and goalkeeper kits are unveiled and go on sale to our supporters. And squad numbers have now been confirmed ahead of the new campaign!

John Swift has taken the no.10 shirt, while George Evans slips straight into the midfielder’s vacant no.8 shirt. Liam Moore has also switched numbers, taking number 6!

New signings Pelle Clement and Jón Daði Böðvarsson will wear numbers 22 and 23 respectively. And Wednesday’s new acquisition, Vito Mannone, has opted to take the no.1 shirt!

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100 fans invited to groundbreaking kit launch

13 July 2017

100 invited supporters will see the kit as part of its launch this weekend and imagery of the new strips will be published on the club’s official website and social media streams that same afternoon.

And then from 5pm on Saturday 22nd July, you’ll be able to purchase your 2017-18 shirt for the first time when the colours go on sale to supporters online at readingfcdirect.co.uk!

The Madejski Stadium Megastore will then be open from 9am-7pm on Sunday 23rd July – and all supporters will also be able to pick up their new kit in person.

But which name and number will you be opting for ahead of the start of another brand new Championship challenge?

1 Vito Mannone
2 Chris Gunter
3 Jake Cooper
4 Joey van den Berg
5 Paul McShane
6 Liam Moore
7 Roy Beerens
8 George Evans
9 Joseph Mendes
10 John Swift
11 Jordan Obita
12 Garath McCleary
15 Callum Harriott
17 Sandro Wieser
18 Yann Kermorgant
19 Yakou Meite
20 Tiago Ilori
21 Stephen Quinn
22 Pelle Clement
23 Jón Daði Böðvarsson
24 Tyler Blackett
25 Adrian Popa
28 Danzell Gravenberch
30 Tennai Watson
31 Anssi Jaakkola
38 Liam Kelly
43 George Legg

Please note, this list is subject to change as we approach the start of the season and as our 2017-18 campaign plays out.


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