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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.

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. In real life Tom works for Trinity Mirror. Manager of Binfield Ladies in the Thames Valley Women's League.

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