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.
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
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.