George Richards (English footballer)
|Full name||George Henry Richards|
|Date of birth||10 May 1880|
|Place of birth||Castle Donington, Leicestershire, England|
|Date of death||1 November 1959(aged 79)|
|Playing position||Wing half|
|?||Castle Donington Juniors|
|?||Whitwick White Cross|
|* Senior club appearances and goals counted for the domestic league only.
George Richards (10 May 1880 – 1 November 1959) was an English footballer who played as a wing half (and sometimes inside left) in the Football League with Derby County in the 1900s and 1910s. His final game for Derby came on 7 February 1914.
He was born in Castle Donington, Leicestershire and played for local teams before signing for First Division side Derby County in the 1901-02 season. He went on to make 284 Football League appearances for Derby, scoring 33 times. He was a member of the Derby team that were runners-up in the 1903 FA Cup Final.
On 1 June 1909, Richards made his only appearance for England against Austria, having been a reserve for the match against Scotland earlier that year. He also toured with the FA party in South Africa in 1910.
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