Years at the club:
||1955 - 58
|Date of birth:
||Northampton T., Aldershot, Dover
Brian was recommended to Reading by club trainer Jimmy Wallbanks.
Signing, initially, on a two-month trial after completing his National Service, the young centre-forward was in the first team within a month and scored twice on his home debut, ending the season with 16 goals in 38 League games.
Opportunities became hard take in the first team after that, and although he continued to score regularly in the Reserves in season 1957/58, he moved onto Northampton Town in 1958.
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
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.