Richard Tracey (footballer)

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Richard Shaun Tracey
Personal information
Full name Richard Shaun Tracey
Date of birth (1979-07-09) 9 July 1979 (age 37)
Place of birth Dewsbury, England
Height 5 ft 11 in (1.80 m)
Playing position Striker
Club information
Current team
Ossett Albion
Youth career
Sheffield United
Senior career*
Years Team Apps (Gls)
1997–1998 Sheffield United 0 (0)
1998–1999 Rotherham United 3 (0)
1999 Carlisle United (loan) 2 (0)
1999–2000 Carlisle United 49 (11)
2001–2002 Macclesfield Town 33 (5)
2001 Gateshead (loan) 2 (2)
2002 Scarborough 1 (0)
2002–2003 Bradford Park Avenue
2003–2004 Ossett Town
2004 Frickley Athletic
2008 Belper Town
2008–2010 Stocksbridge Park Steels
2010–11 Bradford Park Avenue
2011– Ossett Albion
* Senior club appearances and goals counted for the domestic league only and correct as of 16:08, 20 February 2007 (UTC).

Richard Tracey (born 9 July 1979) is a semi-professional footballer who plays for Ossett Albion in the Northern Premier League Division One North.

Tracey started his professional career at Sheffield United in 1997. On 5 March 1998 he moved to Rotherham United, where he made one start and four substitute appearances before joining Carlisle United, initially on loan, on 12 March 1999. Tracey appeared in the famous Jimmy Glass game against Plymouth Argyle, in which the goalkeeper scored in the 94th minute to keep Carlisle United in The Football League.[1] Tracey went on to make 54 starts and 15 sub appearances for the Cumbrians, scoring 15 goals.

Tracey joined Macclesfield Town in January 2001 and played for the club 37 times, scoring five goals. On 8 March 2002 after falling out of favour with then manager David Moss, Tracey signed for Scarborough but made only one appearance in which he suffered a bad injury for the "Seadogs" before leaving the professional game and moving into semi-professional football.

Tracey has played for several clubs, including Bradford Park Avenue and Ossett Town, and currently plays for Ossett Albion.

References[edit]

  1. ^ Metcalf, Rupert (10 May 1999). "Carlisle raise a Glass to survival - Carlisle United 2 Plymouth Argyle 1". London: The Independent. Retrieved 14 August 2009.