Thursday 9 May 2019

Fara agrees new contract with the Royals

“I’ve learnt a lot, there’s still a lot to learn and there’s still a little bit left in these legs”

Fara Williams has signed a new contract with Reading FC Women, the 35-year-old will continue her journey with the Royals for the 2019/20 season.

When asked what attracted her to Reading in the first place, Fara explained “Watching Reading when I was at Arsenal, Arsenal won 1-0 but you know the style that reading played attracted me to them.”

Fara has experienced top flight Women’s football at a variety of clubs such as Chelsea, Liverpool, Everton and Arsenal. Travelling across the world representing the Lionesses in World Cup competitions, European Championships, and featuring in the GB team for the 2012 London Olympics, Fara has accumulated over 160 caps for England, making her the most capped England player of all time.

Without a doubt, an experienced player that believes she’s still got more to give on the pitch; “As long as I’m not slipping off and letting the team or myself down I will continue to go and I’m honoured to sign another contract and very grateful that Kelly has given me an opportunity to keep playing.”

Fara is currently sitting top of the table for goals scored at Reading this season, with a total of 18 in league and cup competitions. Can Fara add to her goal scoring chat this Saturday as the Royals host Chelsea at Adams Park for their last game of the season.

Tickets for Saturdays fixture can be found here.