Craig Ramage

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Craig Ramage
Personal information
Full name Craig Ramage
Date of birth (1970-03-30) 30 March 1970 (age 44)
Place of birth Derby, England
Height 6ft
Playing position Midfielder
Youth career
1986-1988 Derby County
Senior career*
Years Team Apps (Gls)
1988–1994 Derby County 42 (4)
1989 Wigan Athletic (loan) 10 (2)
1994–1997 Watford 104 (27)
1997 Peterborough United (loan) 8 (0)
1997–1999 Bradford City 35 (1)
1999–2001 Notts County 55 (7)
Total 222 (41)
National team
1990–1992 England U21 3 (0)
* Senior club appearances and goals counted for the domestic league only.
† Appearances (Goals).

Craig Ramage (born 30 March 1970 in Derby, England) is a former English footballer who played in midfield for six clubs, most notably Watford.

Playing career[edit]

Ramage started his career in his hometown as a trainee with Derby County. He played 42 games scoring four goals at Derby, during which time he also spent a short period on loan at Wigan Athletic.

In 1994, he made a £90,000 move to Watford. Ramage was a big hit at Vicarage Road and he finished just one game short of 100 starts. He was also a prolific scorer, and he netted 27 times in his 104 appearances. He spent a month on loan at Peterborough United in 1997 before he moved at the end of the season to Bradford City.

Ramage's time at City was a tough one. He was suspended for the start of the season and it was not until the seventh game against Middlesbrough he made his full debut. He made a total of 32 appearances but scored just once in the final game of the season as City lost 3-1 to Portsmouth.[1]

Ramage was limited to just three substitute appearances in 1998-99 as Bradford earned promotion to the Premier League. It was little surprise that Ramage left during the summer to join Notts County where he started 50 games in three seasons.

Ramage is now a property developer in his home town and also play regularly for Watford in the Masters. He also commentates on BBC Radio Derby for the Derby County matches and on three counties radio for Watford matches.


  1. ^ "Bradford 1 Portsmouth 3". Sporting Life. Retrieved 15 October 2012. 

External links[edit]

Craig Ramage career stats at Soccerbase