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Michael Ricketts
Bolton Wanderers FC

1 cap 0 goals
50% successful
2002
disciplined: none
captaincies: none
minutes played: 45


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Michael Ricketts Profile

Full name Michael Barrington Ricketts
Popular name Michael Ricketts
Born  4 December 1978 in Birmingham
Height/Weight 6'2", 11st 12lb. [2004]

Club Career

Club(s) Began as a Walsall FC trainee, before signing professionally on 13 September 1996.  Signed for Bolton Wanderers FC for �0.5m on 17 July 2000.  Following his solitary England appearance, Ricketts career appeared to freefall, firstly signing for Middlesbrough FC on 31 January 2003 for �2.2m.  Then signed for Leeds United AFC on a free transfer on 23 June 2004.  The 2005-06 season was spent away from Elland Road on loan, firstly at Cardiff City FC, then from 30 January 2006, at Burnley FC.  Joined Southend United FC on 30 June 2006 on a free transfer, before being released after only a couple of months.  Subsequently joined Preston North End FC, then Oldham Athletic FC on a free transfer on 10 July 2007. He on loan to Walsall FC on 2 November 2007.  His Oldham Athletic FC contract was cancelled on 31 January 2008.  He then spent trial periods with Southampton FC and MLS-side San Jose Earthquakes, neither came to fruition, and Walsall FC, once more, picked up Ricketts signature on 24 July 2008.  Tranmere Rovers FC signed Ricketts on 14 August 2009 after being out of contract once more.
Club honours Carling Cup winner 2003-04.
Individual honours None.
Distinctions None.

England Career

Player number One of three who became the 1114th players (1115) to appear for England
Position(s) Forward.
Only match No. 786, 13 February 2002, Netherlands 1 England 1, friendly match at Amsterdam ArenA, Amsterdam. Substituted at half-time.  Aged 23 years 72 days;
Major tournaments None.
Team honours None.
Individual honours None.
Distinctions None.

 

Michael Ricketts - Career Statistics
Squads Apps Comp.
Apps
Starts Sub on Sub off Mins. Goals Goals Avg Comp.
Goals
Capt. Disc.
1 1 0 1 0 1 45 0 0.00 0 0 None.

 

Michael Ricketts - Match Record - All Matches
Type P W D L F A GD FTS CS FAv AAv Pts % W/L
Away 1 0 1 0 1 1 =0 0 0 1.000 1.000 50.0 =0
All 1 0 1 0 1 1 =0 0 0 1.000 1.000 50.0 =0

 

Michael Ricketts - Match Record - By Type of Match
Type P W D L F A GD FTS CS FAv AAv Pts% W/L
Friendly 1 0 1 0 1 1 =0 0 0 1.000 1.000 50.0 =0
All 1 0 1 0 1 1 =0 0 0 1.000 1.000 50.0 =0

 

Michael Ricketts - Match History
Club: Bolton Wanderers F.C. - 1 full cap
Coach: Sven-Göran Eriksson - 1 full cap
1 786 13-Feb-2002 Netherlands 1 England 1 Amsterdam ArenA, Amsterdam Fr AD Start - off ht 9

Notes

[Biographical sketch to come]

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