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Reading FC Women deadline day signing is midfielder Remi Allen

Reading FC Women have announced the capture of Birmingham City Ladies midfielder Remi Allen on a long term deal this afternoon.

Allen has played six times for Royals FA WSL 1 rivals Birmingham this season and joins after being impressed by the clubs training facility at Bisham Abbey and the close-nit nature of the squad.

Speaking in a release on the clubs official website Allen said: “I was really impressed with what they [manager Kelly Chambers and coach Phil Cousins] had to say regarding the direction the club wants to go moving forward. I saw the facilities at Bisham Abbey, which are unbelievable.”

Allen will where squad number 8 and is available for Reading’s cup match with Arsenal on Saturday at The Hive.

Birmingham Ladies fan @AWCAIB tweeted: Thank you for your time at Blues. Wish you nothing but good luck at Reading. Combative, hard working and an eye for goal.

The Royals teased a new addition to Kelly Chambers FA WSL 1 squad was imminent on their twitter account this morning and the signing of the former England under 23 international has been greeted positively by fans.

https://twitter.com/Sing4RFCWomen/status/748471955708338176

https://twitter.com/RoyalWomenFans/status/748471454468038657

Main image: New Reading FC Women midfielder Remi Allen. Photo: Birmingham Mail.

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Tom Canning

Tom is the co-editor of FootballinBracknell. He has played at the lowest possible level of football and manages Bracknell Town Ladies Development Team. In real life Tom works for Trinity Mirror.

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