Richard Cooper (footballer, born 1979)

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Richard Cooper
Personal information
Full name Richard Anthony Cooper
Date of birth (1979-09-27) 27 September 1979 (age 35)
Place of birth Nottingham, England
Playing position Midfielder
Club information
Current team
Mansfield Town
Senior career*
Years Team Apps (Gls)
1998-2001 Nottingham Forest 3 (0)
2001 York City (loan) 14 (0)
2001-2004 York City 87 (4)
2004-2005 Alfreton Town 11 (0)
2005- Eastwood Town[1] 97 (0)
National team
England Youth
* Senior club appearances and goals counted for the domestic league only and correct as of 13:54, 2 August 2007 (UTC).
† Appearances (Goals).

Richard Anthony Cooper (born 27 September 1979 in Nottingham, England) is an English Football Coach and former footballer. He is currently a coach at Mansfield Town after a spell with Eastwood Town where he was assistant manager.

Prior to his coaching role, Richard played for Nottingham Forest, York City and Alfreton Town.[2]

Following an injury which curtailed his footballing career, and prior to taking on his role as coach at Mansfield Town, Richard also worked as an Account Business Development Manager for Motivair Compressors Ltd. During his time at Motivair, Richard won the Baker Bowl, the company employee of the year award.[3]


  1. ^ "Richard Cooper". Soccerbase. Retrieved 2007-08-02. 
  2. ^ Eastwood Town FC
  3. ^ "Richard Cooper transfers to Mansfield Town FC". 2007. Retrieved 2012. 

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