Ronnie Blackman: Reading's record goalscorer dies, aged 90

Reading's record goalscorer Ronnie Blackman has died, aged 90.

The forward, who also played for Gosport Borough, Nottingham Forest, Ipswich and Tonbridge, scored 158 Football League goals for The Royals.

His 39 goals in the 1951/52 Division Three (South) campaign remains a Reading club record.

Blackman twice scored five goals in a single game for Reading. He worked as a post-office telephone engineer in Portsmouth during his retirement.

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