Courtney Baker-Richardson

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Courtney Baker-Richardson
Personal information
Full name Courtney Romello Baker-Richardson[1]
Date of birth (1995-12-05) 5 December 1995 (age 23)
Place of birth Coventry, England
Playing position Striker
Club information
Current team
Swansea City
Number 46
Youth career
Coventry City
Senior career*
Years Team Apps (Gls)
2013–2014 Coventry City 0 (0)
2014Tamworth (loan) 1 (0)
2014–2015 Romulus
2015 Nuneaton Town 1 (0)
2015 Redditch United
2015–2016 Kettering Town 18 (3)
2016–2017 Leamington 62 (21)
2017– Swansea City 7 (2)
* Senior club appearances and goals counted for the domestic league only and correct as of 11:07, 14 January 2019 (UTC)

Courtney Romello Baker-Richardson (born 5 December 1995) is an English footballer who plays as a forward for Swansea City.

Club career[edit]

Baker-Richardson made his professional debut as a substitute on 7 December 2013 in a 1–1 FA Cup Second Round draw with Hartlepool United, coming on to replace Franck Moussa after 71 minutes.[2]

On 20 February 2014, Baker-Richardson joined Conference side Tamworth on a youth loan.[3] He made his debut on 22 February 2014, coming on in the 68th minute for Lee Hildreth in the 1–1 draw against Welling United.[4]

On Friday 7 August 2015, Baker-Richardson signed for Southern League Premier side Kettering Town for the 2015–16 season. However following a bad injury in October that year he was ignored by manager Marcus Law and switched to fellow Southern League Premier team Leamington F.C. in February 2016.[5]

After a successful 2016–17 season with Leamington, Baker-Richardson went on trial with Premier League team Leicester City in August 2017.[6]

On 14 August 2017, Baker-Richardson joined Premier League side Swansea City on a two-year deal.[7] He made his debut for Swansea on 28 August 2018 in a 1–0 defeat to Crystal Palace in the EFL Cup.[8] He scored his first goal for the club on 29 September 2018 during a 3–0 win over Q.P.R.[9]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "List of players registered as scholars in accordance with rule C.3 between 01/07/2012 and 31/07/2012" (PDF). The Football Association. p. 37. Retrieved 16 February 2018.
  2. ^ "Hartlepool United 1–1 Coventry City". CCFC Official Site. 7 December 2013. Retrieved 7 December 2013.
  3. ^ "New Loan signings named". Tamworth FC. 20 February 2014.
  4. ^ "The foot of Godden brings a point". Tamworth FC. 22 February 2014.
  5. ^ "Former Sky Blues youngster signs". Leamington FC Official Site. 4 February 2016. Archived from the original on 5 February 2016. Retrieved 4 February 2016.
  6. ^ "Leicester City take former Coventry City starlet on trial". Coventry Telegraph. 3 August 2017. Retrieved 3 August 2017.
  7. ^ "Swans seal Baker-Richardson signing". Swansea City A.F.C. 14 August 2017. Retrieved 15 August 2017.
  8. ^ Marsh, Philip (28 August 2018). "Swansea City 0–1 Crystal Palace". BBC Sport. Retrieved 29 August 2018.
  9. ^ Pritchard, Dafydd (29 August 2018). "Swansea City 3–0 Queen's Park Rangers". BBC Sport. Retrieved 30 August 2018.

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