Derek Rickard

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Derek Rickard
Personal information
Full name Derek Bryan Philip Rickard
Date of birth (1947-10-01) 1 October 1947 (age 71)
Place of birth Plymouth, England
Playing position Forward
Senior career*
Years Team Apps (Gls)
1969–1974 Plymouth Argyle 110 (41)
1974–1976 Bournemouth 32 (6)
Falmouth Town
Saltash United
* Senior club appearances and goals counted for the domestic league only

Derek Bryan Philip Rickard (born 1 October 1947) is an English former professional footballer.

He played as a forward for Football League clubs Plymouth Argyle and Bournemouth.

Playing career[edit]

Rickard joined hometown club Plymouth Argyle in December 1969 as a 22-year-old, making his debut against Halifax Town. He made an immediate impact and was voted as the club's player of the year in 1970, having been there just under six months.[1] He made 121 appearances in all competitions for the club, scoring 42 goals. His best season came in 1971–72 when he scored 14 goals in just 19 league appearances. He joined Bournemouth in 1974 and spent two years with the Cherries, making 32 league appearances.[2] After playing for Bournemouth he played for Falmouth Town and Saltash United[3]


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