Richard Haig

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Richard Haig
Personal information
Full name Richard Neil Haig
Date of birth (1970-12-29) 29 December 1970 (age 43)
Place of birth Pontypridd, Wales
Playing position Striker
Senior career*
Years Team Apps (Gls)
1988–1990 Cardiff City 5 (0)
1990–1993 Merthyr Tydfil ? (?)
1993–1996 Ton Pentre 110 (45)
1996–1998 Inter Cabletel 47 (11)
Teams managed
2007–20?? Cambrian & Clydach Vale
2014– AFC Porth
* Senior club appearances and goals counted for the domestic league only.
† Appearances (Goals).

Richard Neil Haig (born 29 December 1970 in Pontypridd) is a Welsh former professional footballer, who is manager of AFC Porth. He was formerly manager of Welsh Football League Division One side Cambrian & Clydach Vale.[1]

Playing career[edit]

Haig began his career at Cardiff City, making his debut towards the end of 1988–89 season as a substitute during a match against Brentford. The following season he made four appearances, including his first start against Shrewsbury Town, as the club suffered relegation to Division Four. At the end of the season, Haig was released and joined Merthyr Tydfil. After three seasons with Merthyr, Haig moved into the Welsh Premier League with Ton Pentre, his most prolific scoring year coming during the 1994–95 season when he finished the year with 19 goals.[2] He left Ton Pentre in 1996, spending two years with Inter Cabletel.

Management career[edit]

During the 2007–08 season, Haig was appointed manager of Welsh Football League Division One side Cambrian & Clydach Vale,[3] having previously acted as both assistant manager and reserve team manager at the club.[4]

In July 2014 he was appointed by AFC Porth as their manager.[5]

References[edit]

  • Hayes, Dean (2006). The Who's Who of Cardiff City. Breedon Books. ISBN 1-85983-462-0. 
  1. ^ "Bridgend face tough cup trip to Rhyl". South Wales Echo. 2009-10-28. Retrieved 2009-11-22. 
  2. ^ "Top 25 individual goalscorers 1994/95". welsh-premier.com. Retrieved 2009-11-22. 
  3. ^ "Cambrian And Clydach Vale Boys And Girls Club History". welshleague.org.uk. Retrieved 2009-11-22. 
  4. ^ "Staff". Cambrianfc.co.uk. Retrieved 2009-11-22. 
  5. ^ "AFC Porth appoint ex-marksman Haig as boss". welshleague.org.uk. Retrieved 2014-07-20. 

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