Reading Women: Melissa Fletcher signs professional deal until June 2018

Melissa Fletcher
Melissa Fletcher has been balancing a career in football with part-time accountancy

Reading forward Melissa Fletcher has signed her first professional contract with the Women's Super League One club.

Fletcher, 24, a qualified chartered accountant, has decided to commit full-time to the club until June 2018.

The Wales international has been with Reading since the age of eight and scored two goals in 12 WSL 1 appearances last season.

"I couldn't be happier to have extended my time here and I look forward to the challenges next season," Fletcher said.