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John Richards

Wolverhampton Wanderers FC

1 appearance, 0 goals

P 1 W 1 D 0 L 0 F 2: A 1
100% successful

1973

disciplined: none
captaincies:
none
minutes played:
90

Profile

Full name John Peter Richards
Born 9 November 1950 in Warrington, Lancashire [registered in Warrington, December 1950].
Height/Weight x' x½", xst. xlbs [x].

Source

Douglas Lammings' An English Football Internationalist Who's Who [1990] & FindMyPast.com

Biographies x
 

x. - A Football Compendium, Peter J. Seddon (1999).

Club Career

Club(s) x
Club honours x
Individual honours PFA Division Two Team of the Year 1976-77;
Distinctions x

Source

Douglas Lammings' An English Football Internationalist Who's Who [1990].

England Career

Player number One of two who became the 888th players (889) to appear for England.
Position(s) Forward
Only match No. 468, 12 May 1973, Northern Ireland 1 England 2, a British Championship match at Goodison Park, Walton, Liverpool, aged 22 years 184 days.
notes "John Richards, making his England debut, had a nightmare match. The young Wolves striker was rarely given the ball and spent most of his time in isolation on the left wing." - Glasgow Herald, Monday, 14 May 1973, p2.
Major tournaments British Championships 1972-73;
Team honours British Championships winners 1972-73;
Individual honours x
Distinctions x

Beyond England

x.  - An English Football Internationalists' Who's Who. Douglas Lamming (1990). Hatton Press, p.x.

 

John Richards - Career Statistics
Squads Apps Comp.
Apps
Starts Sub on Sub off Mins. Goals Goals Av.min Comp.
Goals
Capt. Disc.
- 1 1 1 0 0 90 0 0 min 0 none none
Due to the fact that many matches rarely stuck to exactly ninety minutes long, allowing time for injuries, errors and substitutions.  The minutes here given can only ever be a guideline and cannot therefore be accurate, only an approximation.

 

John Richards - Match Record - All Matches - By Colour of Shirt - By Type of Match
Type P W D L F A GD FTS CS FAv AAv Pts % W/L
Away - White - BC 1 1 0 0 2 1 +1 0 0 2.00 1.00 100.0 +1
All 1 1 0 0 2 1 +1 0 0 2.00 1.00 100.0 +1

 

John Richards - Match Record - Tournament Matches
British Championship Competition
Type P W D L F A GD FTS CS FAv AAv Pts% W/L
BC 1972-73 1 1 0 0 2 1 +1 0 0 2.00 1.00 100.0 +1
BC All 1 1 0 0 2 1 +1 0 0 2.00 1.00 100.0 +1
All Competition
Type P W D L F A GD FTS CS FAv AAv Pts% W/L
BC 1 1 0 0 2 1 +1 0 0 2.00 1.00 100.0 +1
All 1 1 0 0 2 1 +1 0 0 2.00 1.00 100.0 +1

 

John Richards - Match History
 Club: Wolverhampton Wanderers F.C. - 1 full cap

Coach: Alf Ramsey - 1 full capx

Age 21
1 u23 1 June 1972 - GDR U23 2 England U23 2, Ernst-Grube Stadion, Magdeburg tour AD Start 9
2 u23 4 June 1972 - Poland U23 0 England U23 3, Stadion Dziesięciolecia, Warszawa AW Start 9
3 u23 7 June 1972 - USSR U23 0 England U23 0, Kiev Central Stadium, Kyiv AD Start 9
Age 22
1 468 12 May 1973 - Northern Ireland 1 England 2, Goodison Park, Liverpool BC AW Start 10
- 469 15 May 1973 - England 3 Wales 0, Empire Stadium, Wembley HW unused sub/squad member
- 470 19 May 1973 - England 1 Scotland 0, Empire Stadium, Wembley HW
Age 27
1 b 30 May 1978 - Malaysia A 1 England B 1, Merdeka Stadium, Kuala Lumpur tour AD Start off 10
2 b 7 June 1978 - New Zealand A 0 England B 4, Christchurch AW Start off 10
- b 11 June 1978 - New Zealand A 1 England B 3, Wellington AW unused
- b 14 June 1978 - New Zealand A 0 England B 4, Auckland AW
3 b 18 June 1978 - Singapore A 0 England B 8, National Stadium, Singapore City AW Start off 10

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