Thursday 9 July 2015

Watts joins Royals from Bristol Academy

Bristol Academy forward heads along M4 to Reading

Nicola Watts has today signed for Reading FC Women.  The Bristol forward's deal went through on deadline day & see's the former Royal return to the club she played for between 2010-2012 before her move to Bristol Academy to play in the FA WSL.

Kelly Chambers said 'It's great to bring Nikki back to the club, I know she is a proven goalscorer at all levels'  She added 'Nikki add's to the competition for places in my strike force, after the departure of Francesca to Chelsea'

She scored 9 goals in WSL 1 in 2014 & in 2015 she bagged 3 in 7 appearances for the Vixens.

Chambers finished by saying 'I'm looking forward to Nikki joining the excellent squad I have here at Reading & showing what I know she is capable of'

Watts is looking forward to meeting up with the Royals squad & said 'Really pleased to be joining Reading, I think it's a club that's going places in the Women's game & I'm excited to be a part of it'

She went on to say 'Hopefully I can make an important contribution to the team in the 2nd half season & help them gain promotion to WSL 1'