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Micah Richards Biography & Latest News

Micah Richards Biography

Micah Lincoln Richards is an English footballer who plays for and is vice-captain of Manchester City. A powerful right back, in November 2006, he was regarded as the youngest defender ever to be called up to the England squad. He has played for the Oldham Athletic youth system, moving to Manchester City as a 14-year old. He made his first team debut on 22 October 2005 against Arsenal, coming on as a substitute and was given his full debut on 12 February 2006 against Charlton Athletic. He was named as the club's Young Player of the Year for the 2005–06 season. During the 2005–06 season, Richards captained the Manchester City youth team which reached the final of the FA Youth Cup. He put in a man of the match performance against Manchester United on 19 August 2007. He was named Premier League Player of the Month for August. He captained the team for the first time on 16 September 2007 against Aston Villa in the absence of teammate Richard Dunne, making Richards the youngest ever City first team captain. On Saturday 27 August 2011, he signed a new four-year deal with Manchester City what will end in the summer of 2015. Richards has won 13 caps for England and played in the Great Britain squad for the 2012 Olympic football tournament.  

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Youngest ever goalscorers from 14 top European clubs
Youngest ever goalscorers from 14 top European clubs
Some of the young goal-scorers from the top European clubs have taken football by storm. Just how young were they when they first scored?
Memphis Depay moves into a luxury mansion
Memphis Depay moves into a luxury mansion
Manchester United's Depay has rented a fantastic mansion that will leave you awestruck!
Chelsea vs Aston Villa: Preview, Live stream & TV channel info, Team News, Prediction, Betting odds
Chelsea vs Aston Villa: Preview, Live stream & TV channel info, Team News, Prediction, Betting odds
Chelsea and Aston Villa will both be desperate for victory ahead of their showdown at the Bridge.
Video: Matteo Darmian brilliantly fools Micah Richards before corner
Video: Matteo Darmian brilliantly fools Micah Richards before corner
Matteo Darmian tricks Micah Richards to believe he's got something under his eye before a corner kick is taken.
Forgotten youngster Micah Richards still capable of reviving club and international career
Forgotten youngster Micah Richards still capable of reviving club and international career
With a move to Aston Villa apparently imminent for Micah Richards it seems one of England's forgotten young stars of the past will return to the Premier League this summer.
10 footballers that Premier League clubs have kept for too long
10 footballers that Premier League clubs have kept for too long
There is no perfect time for a club and player to part ways. A majority of the transfers are basically a result of either of the parties wanting out. ...
Premier League injured XI of all time
Premier League injured XI of all time
Football is a contact sport and as with all contact sports it generates a lot of injuries. Players have to be vigilant about their health and fitness ...
Micah Richards apologises for his horrendous penalty against Olympiacos in pre-season friendly
Micah Richards apologises for his horrendous penalty against Olympiacos in pre-season friendly
Micah Richards apologises for his horrendous penalty against Olympiacos in pre-season friendly
10 English talents who failed to live up to the hype
10 English talents who failed to live up to the hype
A promising start to the career for a football player often results in hype and expectations from the media and fans. This is all the more prevalent i ...
FIFA 14 best England team
FIFA 14 best England team
Here's a selection of the best England team available in FIFA 14. The team is a mix of youth and experience, with the likes of rookies like Jack W ...
Life after Luis Suarez for Liverpool
Life after Luis Suarez for Liverpool
Here's a look at what life would be like at Anfield after the departure of the Kop's now former favourite - Luis Suarez.
Best Right Backs in FIFA 14
Best Right Backs in FIFA 14
Let’s take a look at the best right backs in FIFA 14. Right Backs are a bit different from traditional defenders. A good RB should have speed, d ...
Rumour: Liverpool favourites as Micah Richards admits he could leave Manchester City
Rumour: Liverpool favourites as Micah Richards admits he could leave Manchester City
Micah Richards has stated that he might be willing to leave Manchester City in pursuit of first-team football, as reported by the Daily Star. Richards has been linked with Liverpool over the past few weeks. A catalogue of injuries have restricted the 25-year-old to just two appearances this season, meaning that he failed to qualify for a [...]The post Liverpool, take note? Micah Richards admits he could leave Manchester City appeared first on Squawka News.
Rumour: Liverpool boss Brendan Rodgers to revive his interest in Manchester City’s Micah Richards
Rumour: Liverpool boss Brendan Rodgers to revive his interest in Manchester City’s Micah Richards
Liverpool manager Brendan Rodgers is believed to have revived his interest in Micah Richards after the defender turned down a new five-year deal at Manchester City, reports the Daily Mail. Richards has been unhappy with his lack of playing time with the Citizens this season after falling behind Pablo Zabaleta in the pecking order and [...]The post Liverpool boss Brendan Rodgers to revive his interest in Man City’s Micah Richards appeared first on Squawka News.
5 EPL players who should move this summer
5 EPL players who should move this summer
This year’s exciting Premier League is coming to an end but football fans will be keeping a close eye on two things after its conclusion – the Wo ...
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