|Full name||Peter Richards|
|Date of birth||11 November 1956|
|Place of birth||Edmonton, London, England|
|Date of death||23 December 2001(aged 45)|
|Place of death||Nottingham, England|
|* Senior club appearances and goals counted for the domestic league only.
The son of a Black British father and a Spanish mother, Richards was taken by his mother at an early age to Laguardia, Álava and lived there until the age of 11 when they moved to Nottingham. Richards was taken on as an apprentice at County and signed professional for them in November 1974. He made 399 league appearances for County, his sole Football League club.
Richards left County at the age of 29 and continued playing semi-professional football for Boston United, Oakham United, Corby Town and Arnold Town. He died in 2001 from a rare strain of pneumonia.
- Notts County players
- Times Obituary
- B.J. Hugman, Rothmans Football League Players Records The Complete A-Z 1946-1981, 1981, p. 472
- Caught in time: Notts County promoted to the First Division, 1981
- Profile on Boston United site
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