John Ridley

Time at club: 1973-1978 1982-1985

Appearances: 310

Goals: 9


ridley-johnA tall utility player who spent two spells at the club.

He initially progressed through the junior ranks to make his debut in 1973.

He was named as player of the year in 1976 and was sold to Leicester City for a then club-record £55,000 fee in 1978.

He returned on a free transfer from Chesterfield in 1982 and he then helped the club to promotion in 1982-1983.

In 1985 he decided to join Stafford Rangers in a player-coach role.


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