Richard Wilkins (footballer)
|Date of birth||28 May 1965|
|Place of birth||Lambeth, England|
|* Senior club appearances and goals counted for the domestic league only.
† Appearances (Goals).
Born in Lambeth in London, Wilkins began his career at non-League club Haverhill Rovers in 1985. On 20 November 1986 he signed for Colchester United. After 150 appearances, he was signed by Cambridge United in July 1990 for £60,000. In 1994 he moved to Hereford United on a free transfer, before being re-signed by Colchester in 1996 for a fee of £30,000. He retired from professional football in 2000, becoming manager of non-League club Bury Town. He led the club to two promotions, in 2005-06 from the Eastern Counties League, and in 2009-10 from the Southern Football League Division One Midlands. Wilkins stepped down from the role at the end of the 2013-14 season. In July 2014, Wilkins joined fellow Suffolk side Leiston as Steve Ball's assistant.
- Football League Trophy Runner-up (1): 1996–97
- Football League Division Three Playoff Winner (1): 1997–98
- Colchester United Player of the Year (1): 1998