13 first-team players, with more than 400 first-team appearances between them, have walked out of Reading after the club's relegation and subsequent fall to part-time.

The club's first season back in the second tier for eight years will mark wholesale changes, with international stars and promising youngsters departing after their contracts expired.

Most notably the likes of Grace Maloney and Emma Harries, two who rose through the ranks and have almost 300 appearances between them. 

Club captain Emma Mukandi, Player of the Season Amalie Eikeland and Canada star Deanne Rose join them.

Take a look at the full list below:

Grace Moloney (223 appearances)

Becky Jane (137 appearances)

Amalie Eikeland (100 appearances)

Reading Chronicle:

Emma Harries (64 appearances)

Gemma Evans (apps 51, goals 1)

Justine Vanhaevermaet (47 appearances)

Natasha Dowie (36 appearances)

Deanne Rose (28 appearances)

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Chloe Peplow (16 appearaces)

Tinaya Alexander (2 appearances)

Hannah Poulter


This follows on from the news that manager Kelly Chambers has ended her 20 year association with the club earlier in the month.