Liam Ridgewell

Born: July 21, 1984 (age 33)

Height: 6'2" (188cm)

Hometown: Bexleyheath, England
Nationality: England flag English

Position: Centre-back
Team: Portland Timbers (no. 24)
Liam Ridgewell
Career History
Youth1999-2001West Ham United
2001-2002Aston Villa
Senior2001-2007Aston Villa
→ 2002Bournemouth (loan)
2007-2012Birmingham City
2012-2014West Bromwich Albion
2014-Portland Timbers
→ 2015Wigan Athletic (loan)
Sports Mole has 120 articles about Liam Ridgewell. Articles 1 to 40:
Steven Taylor in action for Newcastle on January 1, 2015
Steven Taylor 'to join Portland Timbers'
A report claims that former Newcastle United centre-back Steven Taylor is on the verge of signing for MLS side Portland Timbers.
Jul 27, 23:00
West Brom defender Liam Ridgewell celebrates his goal against Sunderland on September 21, 2013
Liam Ridgewell joins Brighton & Hove Albion on loan
Brighton & Hove Albion sign former Aston Villa and West Bromwich Albion defender Liam Ridgewell on a short-term loan deal from Portland Timbers.
Dec 30, 17:26
Maximiliano Urruti #37 of Portland Timbers celebrates with teammate Dairon Asprilla #11 of Portland Timbers after scoring a goal during the second half of the game against the FC Dallas at Providence Park on April 4, 2015
Result: Portland Timbers secure two-goal advantage over Dallas
Portland Timbers put one foot in the MLS Cup final with a 3-1 first-leg win over Dallas at Providence Park.
Nov 23, 03:15
Liam Ridgewell #24 runs with the ball in MLS action against the Vancouver Whitecaps FC on March 28, 2015
Liam Ridgewell enjoying MLS playoffs "buzz"
Portland Timbers defender Liam Ridgewell says that the MLS Cup playoffs are a pleasure to be involved in ahead of the Western Conference final first leg on Sunday.
Nov 20, 03:47
Krisztian Nemeth #9 of Sporting KC controls the ball during the game at Sporting Park on March 8, 2015
Result: Portland Timbers edge out Sporting Kansas City in dramatic shootout
Portland Timbers goalkeeper Adam Kwarasey scores from the spot before denying Jon Kempin to clinch a dramatic penalty shootout win over Sporting Kansas City.
Oct 30, 05:09
General View of the Main entry to Providence Park before the game between the Portland Timbers and the Seattle Sounders FC at Providence Park on April 5, 2014
Result: Portland through to MLS playoffs
Portland Timbers thrash Colorado Rapids 4-1 to seal an MLS Cup playoff spot.
Oct 26, 01:22
Marco Pappa #10 of the Seattle Sounders FC controls the ball against the FC Dallas on April 12, 2014
Result: Seattle Sounders hold on for narrow win over Portland Timbers
An early goal by Obafemi Martins and a Brad Evans penalty give Seattle Sounders a slender win over Portland Timbers.
Aug 30, 23:55
Houston Dynamo's Giles Barnes in action on October 27, 2012
Assessing the Major League Soccer Brits
Ahead of the debuts of Steven Gerrard and Frank Lampard this month, Sports Mole picks out five British players who have benefited from a move to MLS.
Jul 4, 14:45
Robbie Keane #7 of the Los Angeles Galaxy celebrates with Alan Gordon #9 and Baggio Husidic #6 after scoring the Galaxy's second goal in the second half against the Chicago Fire at StubHub Center on March 6, 2015
Result: Los Angeles Galaxy ease to emphatic win over Portland Timbers
Los Angeles Galaxy thrash the Portland Timbers 5-0 to climb up to third in the Western Conference.
Jun 25, 06:04
Maximiliano Urruti #37 of Portland Timbers celebrates with teammate Dairon Asprilla #11 of Portland Timbers after scoring a goal during the second half of the game against the FC Dallas at Providence Park on April 4, 2015
Result: Portland Timbers earn fourth successive victory
The Portland Timbers maintain their excellent run of form in the MLS Western Conference by defeating the Houston Dynamo 2-0 in their clash.
Jun 21, 06:04
Maximiliano Urruti #37 of Portland Timbers celebrates with teammate Dairon Asprilla #11 of Portland Timbers after scoring a goal during the second half of the game against the FC Dallas at Providence Park on April 4, 2015
Result: Maximiliano Urruti sends Portland Timbers past DC United
Maximiliano Urruti's early strike hands the Portland Timbers a 1-0 victory over DC United.
May 28, 05:30
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Result: Goals from Nat Borchers and Diego Valeri help Portland Timbers to victory
Montreal Impact launch a late fightback but fall to a home defeat to Portland Timbers in the MLS.
May 9, 23:00
Darlington Nagbe on February 11, 2012
Result: Portland Timbers, Vancouver Whitecaps play out goalless draw
The Portland Timbers miss out on victory against the Vancouver Whitecaps as Darlington Nagbe misses a first-half penalty in the goalless draw.
May 3, 06:42
Robbie Keane #7 of the Los Angeles Galaxy celebrates with Alan Gordon #9 and Baggio Husidic #6 after scoring the Galaxy's second goal in the second half against the Chicago Fire at StubHub Center on March 6, 2015
Result: Alan Gordon strike denies Portland Timbers
Los Angeles Galaxy strike late through Alan Gordon to deny Portland Timbers victory in their MLS Western Conference clash.
Mar 16, 01:19
Nick Rimando on March 6, 2012
Result: Portland Timber, Real Salt Lake play out goalless draw in season opener
Neither side can find a breakthrough in the MLS season-opening clash between the Portland Timbers and Real Salt Lake at Providence Park.
Mar 8, 05:38
James Perch of Wigan Athletic tackles Jobi McAnuff of Reading during the Sky Bet Championship match between Wigan Athletic and Reading at DW Stadium on April 18, 2014
Preview: Reading vs. Wigan Athletic
Sports Mole gazes ahead to Tuesday night's Championship match as relegation-threatened Wigan Athletic travel to improving Reading.
Feb 16, 18:36
Cardiff manager Malky Mackay prior to kick-off in the match against Manchester United on November 24, 2013
Team News: Liam Ridgewell to make final Wigan Athletic appearance
Liam Ridgewell makes his final Wigan Athletic appearance as they travel to Nottingham Forest in the Championship.
Feb 11, 19:32
Harry Maguire for Hull on January 4, 2015
Hull City defender Harry Maguire makes Wigan Athletic loan switch
Hull City defender Harry Maguire moves to Wigan Athletic on loan until March 17.
Feb 10, 11:28
Nottingham Forest manager Dougie Freedman during the Sky Bet Championship match against Brighton & Hove Albion on February 7, 2015
Preview: Nottingham Forest vs. Wigan Athletic
Sports Mole looks ahead to the Championship match between Nottingham Forest and Wigan Athletic at the City Ground.
Feb 9, 19:46
Callum Wilson (R) of AFC Bournemouth reacts after scoring during the Sky Bet Championship match between Wigan Athletic and AFC Bournemouth at DW Stadium on February 7, 2015
Result: Bournemouth remain top of Championship with win at Wigan Athletic
Wigan succumb to a 3-1 defeat at the hands of Bournemouth in their Championship clash at the DW Stadium.
Feb 7, 16:58
Sheyi Ojo in action for England U18s on November 17, 2014
Wigan sign Liverpool teenager Sheyi Ojo on loan
Wigan Athletic complete the deadline-day loan signing of Liverpool's 17-year-old winger Sheyi Ojo.
Feb 2, 14:14
Wigan Athletic Manager Malky Mackay gestures during the Sky Bet Championship match between Wigan Athletic and Middlesbrough at DW Stadium on November 22, 2014
Preview: Wigan Athletic vs. Blackburn Rovers
Sports Mole looks ahead to Saturday's Championship clash between struggling Wigan and Blackburn at the DW Stadium.
Jan 15, 18:59
Wigan Athletic Manager Malky Mackay gestures during the Sky Bet Championship match between Wigan Athletic and Middlesbrough at DW Stadium on November 22, 2014
Team News: Liam Ridgewell makes Wigan Athletic debut at Birmingham City
Wigan Athletic give a debut to loan signing Liam Ridgewell as they travel to face Birmingham City in the Championship.
Jan 10, 14:48
Wigan Athletic Manager Malky Mackay gestures during the Sky Bet Championship match between Wigan Athletic and Middlesbrough at DW Stadium on November 22, 2014
Preview: Birmingham City vs. Wigan Athletic
Sports Mole previews Saturday's Championship encounter between Birmingham and Wigan as the Latics look to climb out of the bottom three.
Jan 8, 18:48
West Brom defender Liam Ridgewell celebrates his goal against Sunderland on September 21, 2013
Wigan Athletic confirm signing of Liam Ridgewell on six-week loan
Wigan Athletic confirm the arrival of Liam Ridgewell from MLS side Portland Timbers on a six-week loan.
Jan 8, 17:52
West Brom defender Liam Ridgewell celebrates his goal against Sunderland on September 21, 2013
Report: Wigan Athletic plan Liam Ridgewell loan
Portland Timbers defender Liam Ridgewell is reportedly close to signing a short-term loan deal with Wigan Athletic.
Jan 5, 20:51
Saido Berahino of West Brom celebrates scoring his second goal during the Barclays Premier League match between West Bromwich Albion and Sunderland at The Hawthorns on August 16, 2014
Liam Ridgewell: Saido Berahino has "knack for goals"
Former West Bromwich Albion defender Liam Ridgewell insists that Saido Berahino has a "knack" for scoring goals.
Nov 7, 20:33
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Result: Portland Timbers stage late comeback to edge past struggling San Jose Earthquakes
Two second-half goals from Rodney Wallace and Liam Ridgewell earn Portland Timbers a 2-1 away win at San Jose Earthquakes.
Oct 5, 06:20
Gaston Fernandez #10 of the Portland Timbers in action against the Houston Dynamo during the first half of their game at BBVA Compass Stadium on April 27, 2014
Result: Colorado Rapids, Portland Timbers play out draw
Gaston Fernandez scores a late equaliser to earn the Portland Timbers a point in their 2-2 draw with the Colorado Rapids in their MLS clash.
Sep 14, 05:03
Chris Wondolowski #8 of the San Jose Earthquakes moves up the field during the second half of the game against AIK at JELD-WEN Field on February 20, 2013
Result: Portland Timbers held to thrilling draw by San Jose Earthquakes
Portland Timbers lose ground on the teams above them in the Western Conference following a 3-3 draw with the San Jose Earthquakes.
Sep 8, 00:00
West Brom defender Liam Ridgewell celebrates his goal against Sunderland on September 21, 2013
Result: Liam Ridgewell on target in Portland Timbers draw
New England Revolution hold Portland Timbers to a 1-1 draw in their MLS encounter at the Gillette Stadium, in which former Aston Villa defender Liam Ridgewell scores.
Aug 17, 02:58
General View of the Main entry to Providence Park before the game between the Portland Timbers and the Seattle Sounders FC at Providence Park on April 5, 2014
Result: Portland Timbers quickfire double completes comeback against Colorado Rapids
Colorado Rapids let their lead slip in the final 15 minutes after controlling the majority of the match at Providence Park.
Jul 19, 06:31
Aaron Cresswell of Ipswich in action during the Sky Bet Championship match between Queens Park Rangers and Ipswich Town at Loftus Road on August 17, 2013
West Bromwich Albion target Ipswich Town's Aaron Cresswell?
West Bromwich Albion identify Ipswich Town left-back Aaron Cresswell as one of their main transfer targets this summer, according to a report.
Jun 30, 10:07
West Brom defender Liam Ridgewell celebrates his goal against Sunderland on September 21, 2013
Liam Ridgewell agrees Portland Timbers move
Former West Bromwich Albion defender Liam Ridgewell agrees to join Major League Soccer side Portland Timbers.
Jun 25, 22:12
Chris Brunt of West Brom celebrates scoring the opening goal during the Barclays Premier League match against Aston Villa on January 29, 2014
Chris Brunt and Graham Dorrans offered West Bromwich Albion extensions
West Brom exercise the one-year extension options in the contracts of midfielders Chris Brunt and Graham Dorrans, and are in talks with Billy Jones over a new deal.
May 16, 19:32
West Brom defender Liam Ridgewell celebrates his goal against Sunderland on September 21, 2013
Liam Ridgewell, Steven Reid among five released by West Bromwich Albion
West Bromwich Albion announce the departure of five players, including Liam Ridgewell, Steven Reid and Zoltan Gera.
May 16, 18:57
West Brom head coach Pepe Mel looks on prior to kick-off in the Premier League match against West Ham on April 26, 2014
Preview: West Bromwich Albion vs. Stoke City
Sports Mole previews the Premier League clash between West Brom and Stoke at The Hawthorns as the hosts seek the point that would guarantee their top-flight survival.
May 9, 18:40
Saido Berahino of West Bromwich Albion celebrates scoring the opening goal during the Barclays Premier League match between West Bromwich Albion and Crystal Palace at The Hawthorns on November 2, 2013
Team News: Saido Berahino named in attack for West Bromwich Albion
Saido Berahino is named in attack as West Bromwich Albion welcome West Ham United to The Hawthorns.
Apr 26, 14:24
Real Betis manager Pepe Mel looks on before kick-off against Lyon in their Europa League match on November 28, 2013
West Bromwich Albion boss Pepe Mel slams social media trolls
West Bromwich Albion manager Pepe Mel criticises the supporters who abused Liam Ridgewell on Facebook.
Apr 25, 01:19
West Bromwich Albion manager Pepe Mel celebrates his sides victory during the Barclays Premier League match between Swansea City and West Bromwich Albion at The Liberty Stadium on March 15, 2014
Preview: West Bromwich Albion vs. West Ham United
Sports Mole previews the clash between West Brom and West Ham at The Hawthorns as the Baggies look for a first home win since January to aid their survival hopes.
Apr 24, 19:00



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10Colorado RapidsColorado3396183147-1633
11Los Angeles GalaxyLA Galaxy3388174462-1832