John Ridley

Midfielder, Football player

1952 –

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Who is John Ridley?

John Ridley is an English former footballer. A versatile midfielder, he had a twelve-year professional career in the Football League, playing for Port Vale and Chesterfield, as well as Leicester City. He also played for non-league Stafford Rangers and for American side Fort Lauderdale Strikers.

He was voted Port Vale F.C. Player of the Year in 1975–76, won the Anglo-Scottish Cup with Chesterfield in 1981, and helped Port Vale to win promotion out of the Fourth Division in 1982–83. Qualifying as a teacher before he began his football career, once he retired he returned to the education profession.

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Born
Apr 27, 1952
Consett
Nationality
  • England
Education
  • University of Sheffield
Lived in
  • Consett

Submitted
on July 23, 2013

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