Peter Shreeves



Years at the club: 1958 - 66
Date of birth: 30/11/1940
Birth place: Neath
Position: Forward
Appearances: 133
Goals: 19
Clubs: Chelmsford C., Wimbledon, Stevenage Town
Honours: Wales U23 International

Wokingham born Silvester, a striker, began his professional career at Elm Park under the guidance of manager Roy Bentley in 1965.

A prolific goal scorer for the Youth and reserve sides at Reading, he soon proved his abilities at first team level but found competition for places restricted. And after scoring 26 goals in 79 League appearances, Peter joined Norwich in 1969. Whilst at Norwich, won the second division championship in 1972 and scored 37 goals in 100 appearances.

Did you know?


Martin Hicks, 1978-1991

Martin holds the club appearance record. He made 603 first team appearances in all competitions.


Neil Webb, 1978-1982

Neil won 26 full England caps, the FA Cup and League Cup.


Bill Davies, 1953-1961

Bill totalled 226 appearances for Reading, playing in every game of the 1958/59 season.


Trevor Senior, 1983-87 / 1988-92

The greatest goalscorer in the club's history, Trevor scored 191 goals in 362 appearances.

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