Date of birth
Defender Omar Richards joined Reading at Under-16 level after being released by Fulham. He steadily improved throughout his first year, before taking up the left-back berth where he quickly excelled. He can tackle, beat opponents in the air, shows tenacity and is capable of picking out good passes anywhere on the field.
Made 22(+1) appearances for the Under-23 side in 2016-17, scoring once at Sunderland.