Richard Cooke (footballer)
|Full name||Richard Edward Cooke|
|Date of birth||4 September 1965|
|Place of birth||Islington, England|
|1986||→ Birmingham City||5||(0)|
|* Senior club appearances and goals counted for the domestic league only.
† Appearances (Goals).
Richard Cooke (born 4 September 1965 in Islington, London) is an English former footballer who played as a winger in the Football League for Tottenham Hotspur, Birmingham City, A.F.C. Bournemouth and Luton Town. He was capped once by England at under-21 level.
Richard played for Tottenham Hotspur as an apprentice, and played some first team games. He was an unused substitute in the 1984 UEFA Cup Final 1st leg. He later transferred to Luton Town and AFC Bournemouth, where he ended his career. He suffered a knee injury during a game versus Leyton Orient which subsequently ended his playing career. He went on to work as a London taxi driver.
- Matthews, Tony (1995). Birmingham City: A Complete Record. Derby: Breedon Books. p. 79. ISBN 978-1-85983-010-9.
- "Richard Cooke". UK A–Z Transfers. Neil Brown. Retrieved 5 November 2009.
- Courtney, Barrie (10 January 2004). "England - U-21 International Results 1986-1995 - Details". RSSSF. Retrieved 5 November 2009.
- Gardner, Neil (2 September 2009). "Top 50 Bournemouth players". Times Online. Retrieved 5 November 2009.
- League stats at Neil Brown's site
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