Steve Richardson (footballer)

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Steve Richardson
Personal information
Date of birth (1962-02-11) 11 February 1962 (age 55)
Place of birth Slough, England
Playing position Left back
Senior career*
Years Team Apps (Gls)
1980–1982 Southampton 0 (0)
1982–1993 Reading 380 (3)
1993–1995 Newbury Town
1995–2000 Basingstoke Town 147 (1)
Teams managed
2008 Basingstoke Town (caretaker)
* Senior club appearances and goals counted for the domestic league only.

Steve Richardson (born 11 February 1962) is an English former professional footballer who played as a left back, making over 300 career appearances.


Born in Slough, Richardson played for Southampton, Reading and Newbury Town.[1] He joined Basingstoke in 1995, playing for them until 2000. During his time as a player he became a coach, a job he held until becoming assistant manager in 2006.[2]

He became caretaker manager at Basingstoke in March 2008, but left the club at the end of the season to become assistant manager at Farnborough.[3]


  1. ^ "Profile". Post War English & Scottish Football League A - Z Player's Transfer Database. 
  2. ^ Steve Richardson Basingstoke Town F.C.
  3. ^ Rico quits Town to link up with Vines Basingstoke Gazette, 15 May 2008