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Community Trust team up with The Piggott School

Interested in football coaching? The Piggott School Coaching Programme and the Reading FC Community Trust are teaming up to develop talented, young coaches in the Berkshire area. Students will receive work placements with the Reading FC Community team and, if

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On Saturday 11th April against Blackburn Rovers, Reading’s first team will wear a special one-off shirt, designed and inspired by a 14-year-old Reading fan named Ryan Duval, who attends The Avenue School Special Needs Academy in Tilehurst. This game will

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Jake Cooper visits local grassroots team

Binfield FC - Jake Cooper

Royals centre half Jake Cooper called in to meet Binfield FC players taking part in a training session on Wednesday night. Various age groups came together, ranging from U9s – U12s, to ask Jake Cooper questions about his life as

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Community Trust Careers Day

  Former Reading striker Dave Kitson and current Royal Ryan Edwards both took time to attend the Community Trust’s Careers Day at Madejski Stadium on Tuesday.  Hosted in the Royals Suite by Community Cohesion Officer Jay Gilbert and attended by

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Reading FC Community Trust support the Get Berkshire Active Awards!

Get Berkshire Active Awards Berkshire’s sporting heroes were honoured at Get Berkshire Active’s annual Inspiration & Participation Awards ceremony held on Friday 6th February at the Blue Mountain Golf & Conference Centre, Binfield.  The awards ceremony, which was hosted by

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Reading FC Community Trust – Caring For Kenya

  Kenya. An African country on the east coast of the continent, on the equatorial line, who most will know the basics about. Its capital is Nairobi, it has Africa’s second-tallest peak – Mount Kenya, it spawns countless long-distance runners,

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Gareth McCleary visits Prince’s Trust session!

  Garath McCleary recently paid a visit to a Prince’s Trust coaching course at the Reading Football Club Indoor Training Centre, run in conjunction with the Reading FC Community Trust. The partnership has been in existence for 9 years with

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Jake Taylor and Aaron Kuhl drop in on Mental Health Football Session

Written by Phil Owtram Jake Taylor and Aaron Kuhl drop in on Mental Health Football Session Jake Taylor and Aaron Kuhl recently took time out of their football schedules to pay a visit to a YMCA mental health football course

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It’s a walk over for the Reading FC Community Trust

Written by Phil Owtram ‘Trying to walk the ball in’ is usually associated with football teams without a clinical edge to their play, but that is exactly what participants of the over 50s club at Loddon Valley Leisure Centre have

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Hope and Aaron crackers about Reading FC Community Trust

Written by Phil Owtram Reading FC Community Trust Social Inclusion Ambassador Hope Akpan and team mate Aaron Tshibola showed their competitive spirit in a different setting, when they visited Southcote Youth & Community Centre last Thursday evening. Both players took

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