Matt Richards (footballer, born 1989)

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Matt Richards
Personal information
Full name Matthew Washington Richards
Date of birth (1989-12-01) 1 December 1989 (age 27)
Place of birth Derby, England
Height 1.76 m (5 ft 9 12 in)
Playing position Midfielder
Club information
Current team
Youth career
2007–2008 Derby County
Senior career*
Years Team Apps (Gls)
2008–2009 Wycombe Wanderers 0 (0)
2009 Notts County (loan) 1 (0)
2011–2014 Ilkeston
2016– Belper Town
National team
England Under 17
* Senior club appearances and goals counted for the domestic league only and correct as of 23:20, 26 August 2011 (UTC).

Matthew Washington Richards (born 1 December 1989 in Derby, England) is an English footballer who played as a midfielder in the Football League.


Richards came through the youth team of Derby County but failed to make a first team appearance for the club. He officially signed for Football League Two side Wycombe Wanderers in December 2008 after featuring in reserve games for the club following his release from Derby.[1] on 27 March 2009, he signed for fellow League Two side Notts County on loan until the end of the season.[2] Richards made his professional debut on 2 May 2009, in the Football League Two 2–1 win over his parent club Wycombe Wanderers at Adams Park, coming on as a substitute for Gavin Strachan.[3] He was released from Wycombe in the summer of 2009.[1] Richards signed for Ilkeston in 2011 and spent 3 years with them. After taking a year out of the game, Richards returned to action in 2016 when he signed for Belper Town.


  1. ^ a b "Matt Richards profile". 2011-08-27. Retrieved 2011-08-27. 
  2. ^ "Notts complete Richards raid". 2009-03-27. Retrieved 2011-08-10. 
  3. ^ "Wycombe vs Notts County". 2009-05-02. Retrieved 2011-08-27. 

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