Sam Ricketts

Born: October 11, 1981 (age 36)

Height: 6'0.5" (185cm)

Hometown: Aylesbury, England
Nationality: Wales flag Welsh

Position: Full-back
Sam Ricketts in action for Wolves on August 12, 2014
Career History
Senior1999-2003Oxford United
→ 2002-2003Nuneaton Town (loan)
2003-2004AFC Telford United
2004-2006Swansea City
2006-2009Hull City
2009-2013Bolton Wanderers
2013-2015Wolverhampton Wanderers
→ 2015Swindon Town (loan)
2015-Coventry City
Sports Mole has 98 articles about Sam Ricketts. Articles 1 to 40:
A general view of the 'Jessica Ennis' stand at Bramall Lane ahead of the FA Cup First Round Replay match between Sheffield United and Cewe Alexandra at Bramell Lane on November 18, 2014
Result: Billy Sharp header wins it for Sheffield United
Coventry miss out on the chance to close the gap on League One leaders Burton Albion as Billy Sharp wins it for Sheffield United.
Dec 13, 14:16
Tony Mowbray, manager of Coventry City looks on prior the Sky Bet League One match between Crawley Town and Coventry City at The Checkatrade.com Stadium on May 3, 2015 in Crawley, West Sussex.
Tony Mowbray seeking defensive cover after losing Reda Johnson
Tony Mowbray reveals that he will look to bring a new defender to Coventry City should the right player become available.
Oct 23, 12:11
Tony Mowbray, manager of Coventry City looks on prior the Sky Bet League One match between Crawley Town and Coventry City at The Checkatrade.com Stadium on May 3, 2015 in Crawley, West Sussex.
Coventry City, Tony Mowbray fail in request to postpone Burton Albion game
Coventry City manager Tony Mowbray has a request to postpone Sunday's game against Burton Albion rejected.
Sep 4, 11:59
General view of the Ricoh Arena befor the Sky Bet League One match between Coventry City and Gillingham at Ricoh Arena on September 5, 2014
Result: Coventry City, Southend United ends all square
Coventry City and Southend United play out a 2-2 draw in Monday night's League One clash at the Ricoh Arena.
Aug 31, 21:42
A general view of the stadium before the FA Cup Third Round match between Rochdale and Nottingham Forest at Spotland Stadium on January 3, 2015
Result: Rochdale through after penalty shootout drama against Coventry City
Rochdale beat Coventry City in a penalty shootout to reach round two of the League Cup.
Aug 11, 22:27
A general view of the stadium before the FA Cup Third Round match between Rochdale and Nottingham Forest at Spotland Stadium on January 3, 2015
Half-Time Report: Donal McDermott gives Rochdale lead against Coventry City
Donal McDermott gives Rochdale the lead against Coventry City in their League Cup second-round clash.
Aug 11, 20:37
Middlesbrough boss Tony Mowbray on the touchline on August 3, 2013
Preview: Coventry City vs. Wigan Athletic
Sports Mole previews the League One clash between Coventry City and Wigan Athletic.
Aug 6, 23:04
Sam Ricketts of Swindon Town celebrates after scoring the equalising goal during the Sky Bet Championship semi final match first leg match between Sheffield United and Swindon Town at Bramall Lane on May 7, 2015
Sam Ricketts eyes Coventry City promotion
Coventry City defender Sam Ricketts believes that the club is capable of returning to the Premier League in the next few years.
Jul 14, 13:55
Sam Ricketts in action for Wolves on August 12, 2014
Coventry City sign ex-Wolverhampton Wanderers skipper Sam Ricketts
Coventry City sign former Wolves captain Sam Ricketts on a one-year contract.
Jul 6, 18:36
Sam Ricketts in action for Wolves on August 12, 2014
Sam Ricketts released by Wolverhampton Wanderers
Wolverhampton Wanderers announce that defender Sam Ricketts will leave the club this summer.
Jun 17, 13:28
Jermaine Beckford of Preston North End celebrates with manager Simon Grayson after scoring during the League One play-off final between Preston North End and Swindon Town at Wembley Stadium on May 24, 2015
Result: Jermaine Beckford hat-trick fires Preston North End to playoff final win
Jermaine Beckford scores a Wembley hat-trick as Preston North End hammer Swindon Town 4-0 in the League One playoff final to reach the Championship.
May 24, 19:26
Sam Ricketts of Swindon Town celebrates after scoring the equalising goal during the Sky Bet Championship semi final match first leg match between Sheffield United and Swindon Town at Bramall Lane on May 7, 2015
Sam Ricketts demands Swindon Town focus
Sam Ricketts urges his Swindon teammates to be completely focused for their League One playoff final against Preston.
May 19, 17:05
Sam Ricketts of Swindon Town scores the equalising goal during the Sky Bet Championship semi final match first leg match between Sheffield United and Swindon Town at Bramall Lane on May 7, 2015
Preview: Swindon vs. Sheffield United
Sports Mole looks ahead to the second leg of the semi-final League One playoff clash between Swindon Town and Sheffield United.
May 9, 11:03
Sheffield United manager Nigel Clough on the touchline against Hull during the FA Cup semi final match on April 13, 2014
Nigel Clough slams referee after loss to Swindon Town
Nigel Clough reveals his frustration with referee Darren Bond following Sheffield United's loss to Swindon Town in the first leg of their playoff semi-final.
May 8, 02:23
Nathan Byrne of Swindon Town celebrates scoring the winning goal during the Sky Bet Championship semi final match first leg match between Sheffield United and Swindon Town at Bramall Lane on May 7, 2015
Kieran Byrne hails Swindon Town after Sheffield United win
Swindon Town are still a long way away from reaching Wembley, warns Kieran Byrne.
May 7, 22:07
Nathan Byrne of Swindon Town celebrates scoring the winning goal during the Sky Bet Championship semi final match first leg match between Sheffield United and Swindon Town at Bramall Lane on May 7, 2015
Result: Nathan Byrne strikes late as Swindon Town beat Sheffield United
Nathan Byrne's late strike gives Swindon Town a 2-1 win away at Sheffield United.
May 7, 21:42
Sam Ricketts of Swindon Town celebrates after scoring the equalising goal during the Sky Bet Championship semi final match first leg match between Sheffield United and Swindon Town at Bramall Lane on May 7, 2015
Live Commentary: Sheffield United 1-2 Swindon Town - as it happened
Relive with Sports Mole all the action from the first leg of the League One semi-final playoff clash between Sheffield United and Swindon Town.
May 7, 18:46
MK Dons manager Karl Robinson looks on during the Pre-Season Friendly match between MK Dons and Tottenham Hotspur XI at Stadium mk on July 31, 2013
Result: MK Dons up to third with big victory at Swindon Town
MK Dons leapfrog Swindon Town in League One's promotion race thanks to a 3-0 win over the Robins at the County Ground.
Apr 4, 14:10
Sam Ricketts in action for Wolves on August 12, 2014
Wolverhampton Wanderers defender Sam Ricketts joins Swindon Town on loan
Veteran Wolverhampton Wanderers defender Sam Ricketts joins League One outfit Swindon Town on loan until the end of the season.
Mar 21, 14:54
Middlesbrough boss Tony Mowbray on the touchline on August 3, 2013
Coventry City boss Tony Mowbray hints at Sam Ricketts signing
Coventry City boss Tony Mowbray hints that Wolves defender Sam Ricketts could join the club.
Mar 16, 13:17
Sam Ricketts in action for Wolves on August 12, 2014
Sam Ricketts hints at Wolverhampton Wanderers exit
Sam Ricketts admits that leaving Wolves could help to boost his international chances with Wales.
Mar 11, 13:54
Sam Ricketts in action for Wolves on August 12, 2014
Wolverhampton Wanderers put Sam Ricketts up for loan
Kenny Jackett confirms that Wolverhampton Wanderers will have no objection to loaning out club captain Sam Ricketts.
Jan 20, 15:36
Cody McDonald of Gillingham battles with Sam Ricketts of Wolves during the Sky Bet League One match between Gillingham and Wolverhampton Wanderers at Priestfield Stadium on January 3, 2014
Team News: Sam Ricketts returns for Wolverhampton Wanderers
Wolves captain Sam Ricketts is back in the starting lineup for the team's trip to promotion rivals Derby County in the Championship.
Nov 8, 11:41
David Edwards of Wolverhampton Wanderers in action during the npower Championship match between Wolverhampton Wanderers and Barnsley at Molineux on August 21, 2012
Team News: Wolverhampton Wanderers make four changes
Matt Doherty, Tommy Rowe, Rajiv van La Parra and David Edwards all come into the side as Wolverhampton Wanderers make four changes.
Oct 4, 14:25
Nouha Dicko of Wolverhampton Wanderers is challenged by Jack Robinson and Jonathan Hogg of Huddersfield Town during the Sky Bet Championship match between Wolverhampton Wanderers and Huddersfield Town at Molineux on October 1, 2014
Result: Wolverhampton Wanderers suffer first loss in eight
Wolverhampton Wanderers fall to their first defeat in eight games as they are beaten 3-1 at home by Huddersfield Town.
Oct 1, 21:43
Nouha Dicko of Wolverhampton Wanderers is challenged by Jack Robinson and Jonathan Hogg of Huddersfield Town during the Sky Bet Championship match between Wolverhampton Wanderers and Huddersfield Town at Molineux on October 1, 2014
Half-Time Report: Wolverhampton Wanderers two down at home
Wolverhampton Wanderers trail Huddersfield Town 2-0 at half time in their Championship tie at Molineux.
Oct 1, 20:35
Danny Batth of Wolverhampton Wanderers celebrates his goal during the Sky Bet Championship match against Charlton Athletic on September 16, 2014
Preview: Wolverhampton Wanderers vs. Bolton Wanderers
Sports Mole previews the match between in-form Wolverhampton Wanderers and struggling Bolton Wanderers at Molineux in the Championship this weekend.
Sep 18, 17:26
Yoni Buyens of Charlton celebrates scoring the first goal during the Sky Bet Championship match between Charlton Athletic and Watford at The Valley on September 13, 2014
Preview: Charlton Athletic vs. Wolverhampton Wanderers
Sports Mole previews the Championship clash between in-form sides Wolverhampton Wanderers and Charlton Athletic at the Valley on Tuesday.
Sep 14, 12:01
Costa Rica's midfielder Jose Cubero takes part in a training session at The Mineirao Stadium in Belo Horizonte on June 23, 2014
Team News: Blackpool midfielder Jose Cubero still missing work permit
Beleaguered Blackpool, yet to draw or win a game this season, are missing Jose Cubero ahead of this afternoon's Championship clash at home to Wolverhampton Wanderers.
Sep 13, 14:17
Cody McDonald of Gillingham battles with Sam Ricketts of Wolves during the Sky Bet League One match between Gillingham and Wolverhampton Wanderers at Priestfield Stadium on January 3, 2014
Kenny Jackett gives Sam Ricketts hope
Sam Ricketts may still sign a new contract with Wolverhampton Wanderers, according to manager Kenny Jackett.
Sep 8, 12:23
A dejected Danny Gabbidon of Crystal Palace during the Barclays Premier League match between Crystal Palace and Newcastle United and Selhurst Park on December 21, 2013
Cardiff City's Danny Gabbidon replaces Sam Ricketts in Wales squad
Danny Gabbidon is called into the Wales squad for Tuesday's Euro 2016 qualifier against Andorra following the withdrawal of Sam Ricketts.
Sep 4, 09:29
Bakaray Sako of Wolverhampton Wanderers celebrates his goal during the Sky Bet Championship match between Fulham and Wolverhampton Wanderers at Craven Cottage on August 20, 2014
Team News: No changes for Wolverhampton Wanderers, captain Sam Ricketts on bench
Wolverhampton Wanderers go unchanged for their Championship clash against Cardiff City at Molineux.
Aug 23, 14:46
Wolves manager Kenny Jackett lifts the Sky Bet League One trophy during the Sky Bet League One match between Wolverhampton Wanderers and Carlisle United at Molineux on May 3, 2014
Kenny Jackett: 'Sam Ricketts contract talks can wait'
Kenny Jackett says that contract talks with current Wolverhampton Wanderers players are currently on hold.
Jul 31, 15:30
Wolverhampton Wanderers manager Kenny Jackett looks on during the Sky Bet League One match between Preston North End and Wolverhampton Wanderers at Deepdale on August 03, 2013
Kenny Jackett happy with defenders ahead of new season
Wolverhampton Wanderers manager Kenny Jackett insists that a move for a defender is not high on his list of priorities.
Jul 30, 05:41
Samuel Ricketts of Wolves celebrate after scoring their first goal during the Sky Bet League One match between Wolverhampton Wanderers and Carlisle United at Molineux on May 3, 2014
Sam Ricketts: 'Wolverhampton Wanderers must aim for promotion to Premier League'
Wolves captain Sam Ricketts calls on his teammates to aim for promotion to the Premier League this season.
Jul 21, 16:29
Cody McDonald of Gillingham battles with Sam Ricketts of Wolves during the Sky Bet League One match between Gillingham and Wolverhampton Wanderers at Priestfield Stadium on January 3, 2014
Kenny Jackett praises Sam Ricketts influence
Wolverhampton Wanderers head coach Kenny Jackett believes that captain Sam Ricketts can continue to have a big influence on his team in the Championship.
May 24, 11:28
Samuel Ricketts of Wolves celebrate after scoring their first goal during the Sky Bet League One match between Wolverhampton Wanderers and Carlisle United at Molineux on May 3, 2014
Result: Carlisle United relegated by record-breaking Wolverhampton Wanderers
Wolves beat Carlisle 3-0 to relegate the Cumbrians and set a League One record for most points won in a season.
May 3, 16:56
Zeli Ismail of Wolves battles with Sam Saunders of Brentford during the Sky Bet League One game between Wolverhampton Wanderers and Brentford at Molineux on November 23, 2013
Half-Time Report: Carlisle United edging toward relegation at Molineux
Carlisle are on the verge of being relegated after slumping to a two-goal half-time deficit to Wolves at Molineux.
May 3, 15:50
Bakary Sako of Wolverhampton Wanderers in action during the Sky Bet League One match between Preston North End and Wolverhampton Wanderers at Deepdale on August 03, 2013
Team News: Bakary Sako, Nouha Dicko return for Wolverhampton Wanderers
Bakary Sako and Nouha Dicko return for Wolves' final game of the season in the visit of Carlisle to Molineux.
May 3, 14:22
Bakary Sako of Wolves in action during the Sky Bet League One game between Wolverhampton Wanderers and Brentford at Molineux on November 23, 2013
Wolverhampton Wanderers dominate PFA League One Team of the Year
Wolverhampton Wanderers dominate the PFA League One Team of the Year as five players from Kenny Jackett's side are selected in the lineup.
Apr 28, 06:03



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