A Reading FC season ticket holder battling cancer has been left ‘overwhelmed’ with support from the club and supporters.

A season-ticket holder in the Sir John Madejski Stand, John Lawrence is battling oesophageal cancer.

About to embark on a third round of chemotherapy, everyone has rallied around to show love and support for the Royals fan.

Organised by Supporters Trust at Reading board member, Ben Thomas, a selection of the current squad sent Mr Lawrence video messages to show that the Royals community are right behind him.


Take a look at the videos below, with contributions from stars such as Luke Southwood, Lucas Joao and Tom McIntyre.


Good luck John!

Everyone at the Reading Chronicle is right behind you!