Tim Ryan (footballer)

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Tim Ryan
Personal information
Full name Timothy James Ryan
Date of birth (1974-12-10) 10 December 1974 (age 44)
Place of birth Stockport, England
Height 1.78 m (5 ft 10 in)
Playing position Left-back
Club information
Current team
Buxton (Player/Assistant Manager)
Senior career*
Years Team Apps (Gls)
1995–1996 Scunthorpe United 0 (0)
1996 Buxton ? (?)
1996–1997 Doncaster Rovers 27 (0)
1997Altrincham (loan) ? (?)
1997–2000 Southport 114 (2)
2000–2006 Doncaster Rovers 181 (6)
2006 Peterborough United 7 (0)
2006–2007 Boston United 23 (4)
2007–2009 Darlington 41 (1)
2008Harrogate Town (loan) ? (?)
2009–2010 Chester City x (x [1])
2010–2013 Stalybridge Celtic 25 (3)
2013 Bradford Park Avenue 10 (0)
2013– Buxton
National team
? England C
Teams managed
2009 Chester City (caretaker)
* Senior club appearances and goals counted for the domestic league only

Timothy James 'Tim' Ryan (born 10 December 1974) is an English professional footballer who plays as left back for Northern Premier League side Buxton, where he is also the clubs assistant manager.

Playing career[edit]

Ryan joined Darlington in January 2007 signing from Boston United. He has also played for Doncaster, Southport, Scunthorpe, Boston United and Darlington ahead of his transfer to Chester in July 2009.

In September 2009 Ryan was appointed as caretaker-manager of Chester.[2] After taking charge of a goalless draw at Hayes & Yeading, Ryan became assistant manager to new boss Jim Harvey.[3]

After the winding up of Chester City in February 2010 following their expulsion from the Conference, he joined Stalybridge Celtic in March 2010 alongside his former manager at Chester, Jim Harvey[4] In 2013, he rejoined Buxton as the clubs Player/Assistant Manager.

International career[edit]

Ryan is also a former England semi-professional international.


As a player[edit]


Doncaster Rovers

External links[edit]


  1. ^ All Chester City players' statistics for the 2009/10 season were expunged after Chester were expelled from the Conference National for breaking league regulations
  2. ^ "Two more signings for Chester City". Chester Evening Leader. 2009-07-03. Retrieved 2009-07-03.
  3. ^ "Jim Harvey confirmed as Chester City boss". Chester Chronicle. 2009-10-06. Retrieved 2009-10-06.
  4. ^ "Ryan Joins Celtic". Football Conference. 2010-03-16. Retrieved 2010-03-19.