Ricardo Blanchard

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Ricardo Gary Blanchard
Personal information
Date of birth (1971-10-30) October 30, 1971 (age 46)
Place of birth Saint Lucia
Height 5 ft 11 in (1.80 m)
Playing position Defender / Midfielder
Senior career*
Years Team Apps (Gls)
1994 Tocha
1995 New Orleans Riverboat Gamblers
1996 Long Island Rough Riders
1997–1998 New Orleans Riverboat Gamblers 45 (3)
1999–2000 Long Island Rough Riders 20 (1)
2000 Connecticut Wolves 11 (1)
2002–2003 Westchester Flames 28 (1)
2004–2005 Long Island Rough Riders 21 (0)
National team
Saint Lucia
* Senior club appearances and goals counted for the domestic league only.

Ricardo “Ricky” Blanchard is a retired St. Lucian association football player who spent most of his professional career in the USISL A-League.


After he played in Portugal in 1994,[1] Blanchard signed with the New Orleans Riverboat Gamblers of the USISL Pro League in 1995. He moved east to the Long Island Rough Riders in 1996. On April 15, 1997, Blanchard again signed with the Gamblers.[2] In 1998, the Gamblers were renamed the St. Louis Storm. In 1999, Blanchard returned to the Rough Riders for the second time. In 2000, he played three games for Long Island before moving to the Connecticut Wolves.[3] In 2002, Blanchard moved down to the Westchester Flames in the USL D-3 Pro League. He returned to the Rough Riders in 2004, and again in 2005.


Blanchard played extensively for the Saint Lucia national football team.

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