Nicola Watts: Reading FC Women re-sign Bristol Academy forward

Nicola Watts
Nicola Watts scored three goals in seven appearances for Bristol Academy this season

Reading FC Women have re-signed forward Nicola Watts from Women's Super League One side Bristol Academy.

The 27-year-old spent two seasons with Reading before joining the Vixens in February 2012.

"It's great to bring Nikki back to the club, I know she is a proven goalscorer at all levels," Reading boss Kelly Chambers told the club website.external-link

"Nikki adds to the competition for places in my strike force, after the departure of Francesca (Kirby)."

England striker Kirby left Reading to join Chelsea Ladies on Wednesday.

Reading currently lie top of WSL 2, with Bristol Academy bottom of WSL 1.