ASSISTANT manager Michael Butcher showed how it should be done by scoring an outstanding goal as Reading City defeated Camberley Town 2-0 in their opening pre-season game last Saturday, writes Dave Wright.

He blasted home an unstoppable free-kick to increase his side’s lead after trialist Brad Farren had opened the scoring in the first half.

Simon Johnson’s Cityzens host Oxford City Under-23s in another friendly this evening (Thursday).

Woodley United, who will again be sharing City’s Scours Lane ground next season, have received some good news with Wycombe Wanderers manager Gareth Ainsworth agreeing to play for them again in the Hellenic League when he has no commitments with the Championship newcomers.

Last season, he scored two goals in six midweek appearances.

AFC Aldermaston have confirmed manager Dave Tuttle and director of football Jamie Noble are staying with the Hellenic League club, while Barrie Awbery comes in as assistant manager and Lee Noble as the first-team coach.

Thames Valley Premier League side Mortimer lost 3-0 to Combined Counties League members Sandhurst in a friendly at Bracknell Town’s ground last Friday evening.