Mark Ricketts (footballer)

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Mark Ricketts
Personal information
Full name Mark James Ricketts
Date of birth (1984-10-07) 7 October 1984 (age 30)
Place of birth Sidcup, England
Height 1.83 m (6 ft 0 in)
Playing position Defender
Club information
Current team
Woking
Number 4
Senior career*
Years Team Apps (Gls)
2004–2006 Charlton Athletic 0 (0)
2005–2006 Milton Keynes Dons (loan) 5 (0)
2006–2009 Ebbsfleet United 114 (1)
2009– Woking 219 (3)
* Senior club appearances and goals counted for the domestic league only and correct as of 23:08, 9 September 2014 (UTC).
† Appearances (Goals).

Mark James Ricketts (born 7 October 1984 in Sidcup) is an English football defender who plays for Woking as a defender.

Career[edit]

Ricketts began his career at Charlton Athletic in 2000 but made no appearances for the first team.[1] He had a loan spell at League One club MK Dons in the 2005–06 season,[2] where he made his debut in the FA Cup 1st round tie at Lincoln City, he made three appearances before suffering a knee ligament injury.[3] Despite the injury, his loan spell was extended for a second and third month,[3] and he made seven league and cup appearances for MK Dons.[1] At the end of the season, he was released by Charlton after the club decided not to offer him a new contract,[4] and joined Ebbsfleet United in August 2006.[5] He made 31 appearances for Ebbsfleet in the 2006–07 season,[6] and his performances were rewarded with a new contract in May 2007.[7] A knee injury that required surgery interrupted the beginning of Rickett's 2007–08 season,[8] but he returned to the side at the end of September 2007 and went on to make 30 appearances that season.[9] He was put on standby for the England C squad in February 2008,[10] and collected a winners medal when Ebbsfleet won the FA Trophy at Wembley Stadium in May 2008.[11] He signed a new contract in June 2008.[12] In June 2009, Ricketts signed for Conference South club Woking.[13] In 2010 Ricketts was made club captain

Honours[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b "Mark Ricketts". Soccerbase. Racing Post. Retrieved 26 July 2008. 
  2. ^ "Milton Keynes seal Ricketts loan". BBC Sport. 4 November 2005. Retrieved 26 July 2008. 
  3. ^ a b "Ricketts is back at Milton Keynes". BBC Sport. 13 December 2005. Retrieved 26 July 2008. 
  4. ^ "Charlton release reserve team duo". BBC Sport. 20 April 2006. Retrieved 26 July 2008. 
  5. ^ "Fleet recruit ex-Addicks defender". BBC Sport. 10 August 2006. Retrieved 26 July 2008. 
  6. ^ "Games played by Mark Ricketts in 2006/2007". Soccerbase. Racing Post. Retrieved 26 July 2008. 
  7. ^ "New deals for seven at Ebbsfleet". BBC Sport. 14 May 2007. Retrieved 26 July 2008. 
  8. ^ "Ebbsfleet's Ricketts has surgery". BBC Sport. 29 August 2007. Retrieved 26 July 2008. 
  9. ^ "Games played by Mark Ricketts in 2007/2008". Soccerbase. Racing Post. Retrieved 26 July 2008. 
  10. ^ "Fleet's Cronin in England call-up". BBC Sport. 6 February 2008. Retrieved 26 July 2008. 
  11. ^ "Ebbsfleet 1–0 Torquay". BBC Sport. 15 May 2008. Retrieved 15 June 2008. 
  12. ^ "Daish reshuffles Ebbsfleet squad". BBC Sport. 1 June 2008. Retrieved 26 July 2008. 
  13. ^ "New Signing". Woking F.C. Official website. 5 June 2009. Retrieved 5 June 2009. [dead link]

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