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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
captain:
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 Championship 1972-73;
Team honours British Championship 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 ave.min comp. goals Capt. Disc.
- 1 1 1 0 0 90 0 0 min 0 none none
minutes are an approximation, due to the fact that many matches rarely stick to exactly ninety minutes long, allowing time for injuries and errors.

 

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

manager: 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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