Brian Richardson (footballer)

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Brian Richardson (born 5 October 1934 in Sheffield) was a professional footballer with Sheffield United, Swindon Town and Rochdale.[1]

Richardson signed for Sheffield United in 1954, aged 20, and stayed for 12 years, playing in 291 League matches. He was a ball-winning half-back, often paired with the more creative Gerry Summers.

He went on to play for Swindon and Rochdale; on retiring as a player he became a sales executive.[2]


  1. ^ "Brian Richardson". Barry Hugman's Footballers Post-War Premier & Football League Players' Records. Retrieved 22 September 2015.
  2. ^ Sunday Times article, Aug 2005[permanent dead link], retrieved 6 December 2006