|Full name||Simon Andrew Richman|
|Date of birth||2 June 1990|
|Place of birth||Ormskirk, England|
|Height||6 ft 1 in (1.85 m)|
|* Senior club appearances and goals counted for the domestic league only and correct as of 06:15, 23 January 2017 (UTC).
A former youth player with Port Vale, he was a regular in the first team throughout 2008–09, picking up the club's young player of the year award. He was released in the summer of 2010, at which point he joined Worcester City for a season. He signed with Altrincham in June 2011, and helped the club to win promotion out of the Conference North via the play-offs in 2014.
Born in Ormskirk, Lancashire, Richman attended Maricourt Catholic High School. A former member of the Bolton Wanderers Academy, Richman worked his way up the ranks from the Port Vale youth team to the Reserves and broke into the main team in the 2007–08 season, signing his first professional contract in April 2008.
At the beginning of the 2008–09 season he established himself as a first team regular, earning eight consecutive starts and also got his first league goal. However, as the season went on the Valiants made numerous loan signings and Richman went out of favour. On 6 December 2008, he came on as a substitute against Grimsby Town, scoring an 88th-minute winner. This gave manager Dean Glover a selection headache as the youngster battled with more experienced players for a first team slot. Following that match he played another 21 games that season, his consistent performances earning him the club's Young Player of the Year Award.
He picked up a groin injury in pre-season which sidelined him for several months. He was later transfer listed in late September, despite being injured, along with the entire Port Vale squad, after manager Micky Adams saw his team slip to a third consecutive defeat. In January 2010 he received interest off League Two club Grimsby Town and Scottish First Division side Ayr United. His agent, former Vale legend Phil Sproson, believed a loan move would be in the player's interests. On 20 February he made his first appearance in four months, replacing Tommy Fraser in a 2–0 defeat by Barnet. In April 2010 he learned that he would not be offered a new contract by manager Micky Adams.
In July 2010, Richman enjoyed a trial at Conference National club, and Conference North title holders Southport. The next month he was on trial at Worcester City, where former teammate Danny Glover had found a home. He signed a contract with the club soon after. He enjoyed a solid start to his career, and claimed that the club helped him to rediscover his passion for the game. Throughout the season he earned praised for his energy levels and work-rate.
Offered a new contract by Worcester, Richman instead opted to sign with league rivals Altrincham. He took this decision as his new club lied closer to his Liverpool home, and because he had played under new manager Lee Sinnott at Port Vale. Richman made his Altrincham debut as a substitute in a 1–1 draw against Workington. He scored his first Altrincham goal in his second appearance, again as a substitute, in 3–0 win over Histon. The club missed out on the play-offs by 11 points in 2011–12, before securing a play-off spot by an 11-point margin in 2012–13. They were beaten 4–2 by Brackley Town in the play-off semi-finals, despite Richman scoring in a 2–1 victory at Moss Lane. The "Robins" again qualified for the play-offs in the 2013–14 campaign, and Richman played in the final as the club secured promotion with a 2–1 extra-time victory over Guiseley.
- As of 13 August 2016.
|Club||Season||Division||League||FA Cup||League Cup||Other||Total|
|Port Vale||2007–08||League One||6||0||0||0||0||0||0||0||6||0|
|Worcester City||2010–11||Conference North||37||4||0||0||0||0||3[b]||1[b]||40||5|
|2016–17||National League North||2||0||0||0||0||0||0||0||2||0|
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