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John Ruddy

Norwich City FC

1 appearance, 0 goals against

P 1 W 1 D 0 L 0 F 2: A
1
*(actual F 1: A 0)
100% successful

2012-14

disciplined:
none
captain:
none
minutes played:
45

Timeline

  John Thomas Gordon Ruddy

(*Actual for and against are the goals scored
while the player was on the field.)

Birth 24 October 1986 in St. Ives, Cornwall [registered as John Thomas G. in Huntingdon, October 1986]

Source

Barry J. Hugman's PFA Yearbook [2010].

Playing Career


Club(s)
Signed his first professional contract with Cambridge United FC on 3 September 2004 before signing for Everton FC on 20 May 2005 for £250,000. Ruddy then went on to sample eight clubs on loan whilst a Toffee, starting with Walsall FC in September 2005, Rushden & Diamonds FC in November, and Chester City FC in December Then, after a brief return to Goodison Park, Stockport County FC followed in September 2006, Wrexham AFC in February 2007, Bristol City FC in April 2007, and a return to Stockport County FC in February 2008. Then finally, Crewe Alexandra FC in January 2009. A season-long loan to Motherwell FC from 24 July 2009 earned Ruddy 34 SPL appearances. On his return, he signed for Norwich City FC on 5 July 2010, until he signed for Wolverhampton Wanderers FC on 10 July 2017 on a free transfer. He was released at the end of 2019-20 season. He joined Plymouth Argyle FC on 8 September 2020.

League honours
380+1 appearances
one red card
Cambridge United FC 2004-05 39 appearances
debut (third division): 8 May 2004 Leyton Orient FC 0 Cambridge United FC 1.
Walsall FC 2005 loan five appearances
debut (league one): 24 September 2005 Scunthorpe United FC 1 Walsall FC 3.
Rushden & Diamonds FC 2005 loan three appearances
debut (league two): 11 November 2005 Rushden & Diamonds FC 1 Boston United FC 0.
Chester City FC 2005-06 loan four appearances
debut (league two): Chester City FC 1 Rushden & Diamonds FC 2.
Everton FC 2006 0+one appearance
debut: (sub) 11 February 2006 Everton FC 1 Blackburn Rovers FC 0.
Stockport County FC 2006 loan eleven appearances
debut (league two): 15 September 2006 Stockport County FC 5 Wrexham AFC 2.
Wrexham AFC 2007 loan five appearances
debut (league two): Peterborough United FC 3 Wrexham AFC 0.
Bristol City FC 2007 loan one appearance
debut (league one): Carlisle United FC 1 Bristol City FC 3.
Stockport County FC 2008 loan twelve appearances
debut (league two): 23 February 2008 Accrington Stanley 0 Stockport County FC 2.
Crewe Alexandra FC 2009 loan nineteen appearances
debut (league one): 31 January 2009 Crewe Alexandra FC 2 Tranmere Rovers FC 1.
Norwich City FC 2010-17 235 appearances
debut (championship): 6 August 2010 Norwich City FC 2 Watford FC 3.
Wolverhampton Wanderers FC 2017-20 46 appearances
debut (championship): 5 August 2017 Wolverhampton Wanderers FC 1 Middlesbrough FC 0.
last: 2 March 2019 Wolverhampton Wanderers FC 2 Cardiff City FC 0.
Club honours Football League One 2006-07 (one app), League two fourth place 2007-08 (12); Championship runners-up 2010-11 (45) third place 2014-15 (46), winners 2017-18 (45);
FA Cup best semi-finalist 2018-19 (6);
Individual honours Norwich City FC Players' Player of the Season 2011-12;
PFA Championship Team of the Year
2017-18; EFL Championship Team of the Season 2017-18;
Distinctions None
Height/Weight 6' 4", 15st 4lb [2010].

Source

Barry J. Hugman's PFA Yearbook [2009] & ENFA.

England Career

Player number 1185th player to appear for England
Position(s) Goalkeeper, 108th to play for England
Only match No. 910, 15 August 2012, Italy 2 England 1, a friendly match at Stade de Suisse, Wankdorf, Bern, substituted (ht), aged 25 years 296 days.
Major tournaments World Cup Finals 2014 (standby); European Championship Finals 2012 withdrew injured;
Team honours None
Individual honours UEFA Under-19 Championships runners-up 2005;
Distinctions None

 

The Numbers
Squads Apps Comp
Apps
starts sub unused minutes GA GA Av.
min
Comp GA Clean
Sheets
Cln
Sht Av
Capt. Disc.
11 1 0 0 1
0
13 45 0 0 0 1 100% 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.
P W D L F A GD FTS CS FAv AAv Pts % W/L
1 1 0 0 2 1 +1 0 0 2.00 1.00 100.0 +1

Match Record

Venue, Colour & Competition P W D L F A GD FTS CS FAv AAv Pts % W/L
Neutral venue
Green uniform
friendly match
1 1 0 0 2 1 +1 0 0 2.00 1.00 100.0 +1

Match History

 Club: Norwich City F.C. - one full appearance (45 min)

manager: Roy Hodgson - one full appearance (45 min)x


Age 25
Roy Hodgson's first task was to name his squad for the tournament. The provisional list of 23 players was announced on May 16, prior to England's two warm-up fixtures. Five additional players were placed on standby. John Ruddy broke his finger in training against Norway and withdrew from the squad on May 25.
904 26 May 2012 - Norway 0 England 1, Ullevål Stadion, Oslo Fr AW injured squad member
905 2 June 2012 - England 1 Belgium 0, The National Stadium, Wembley Fr HW
   
1 910 15 August 2012 - Italy 1 England 2, Stade de Suisse, Bern (⮀1-1) Fr NW sub ht 13
911 7 September 2012 - Moldova 0 England 5, Zimbru Stadium, Chişinău WCP AW unused sub 13
912 11 September 2012 - England 1 Ukraine 1, The National Stadium, Wembley HD 13
913 12 October 2012 - England 5 San Marino 0, The National Stadium, Wembley WCP HW unused sub 13
914 16 October 2012 - Poland 1 England 1, Stadion Narodowy, Warszawa AD 13

Age 26
915 14 November 2012 - Sweden 4 England 2, Nationalarenan Friends Arena, Solna Fr AL unused sub 13
   
921 14 August 2013 - England 3 Scotland 2, The National Stadium, Wembley Fr HW unused sub 23
922 6 September 2013 - England 4 Moldova 0, The National Stadium, Wembley WCP HW unused sub 13
923 10 September 2013 - Ukraine 0 England 0, Natsional'nyî Sportyvnyî Kompleks, Kyiv AD 13
924 11 October 2013 - England 4 Montenegro 1, The National Stadium, Wembley WCP HW unused sub 13
925 15 October 2013 - England 2 Poland 0, The National Stadium, Wembley HW 13

Age 27
926 15 November 2013 - England 0 Chile 2, The National Stadium, Wembley Fr HL unused sub 13
927 19 November 2013 - England 0 Germany 1, The National Stadium, Wembley HL 13
928 5 March 2014 - England 1 Denmark 0, The National Stadium, Wembley Fr HW unused sub 22
Roy Hodgson had named a 23-man England squad on 12 May 2014, with a seven-man standby list that included Ruddy. The Final Squad was announced without changes on 2 June. Ruddy remained on the standby-list.
929 30 May 2014 - England 3 Peru 0, The National Stadium, Wembley Fr HW standby squad member
   

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