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Andrew Ian Ripley (born 10 December 1975) is an English former footballer who played as a winger in the Football League for Darlington.

Andy Ripley
Personal information
Full name Andrew Ian Ripley[1]
Date of birth (1975-12-10) 10 December 1975 (age 43)[1]
Place of birth Middlesbrough,[1] England
Playing position Winger
Youth career
Darlington
Senior career*
Years Team Apps (Gls)
1993–1994 Darlington 2 (0)
Peterlee Newtown
1999–2005 Billingham Synthonia 148 (26)
* Senior club appearances and goals counted for the domestic league only

Ripley came through the youth system at Darlington, and made his first-team debut as a 17-year-old, on 9 October 1993, as a substitute in a 2–1 defeat at home to Chester City in the Third Division. He made one more substitute appearance in the league, and started in the second round of the Associate Members' Cup,[2] before moving into non-league football, first with Peterlee Newtown.[3] He later spent six seasons with Billingham Synthonia for whom he made nearly 200 appearances in all competitions,[4] of which 148 were made in the Northern League.[5]

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ a b c "Andy Ripley". Barry Hugman's Footballers. Retrieved 23 December 2016.
  2. ^ Tweddle, Frank (2000). The Definitive Darlington F.C. Nottingham: SoccerData. pp. 90, 107. ISBN 978-1-899468-15-7.
  3. ^ "Darlington: 1946/47–1988/89 & 1990/91–2009/10". UK A–Z Transfers. Neil Brown. Retrieved 23 December 2016.
  4. ^ "A–Z of 'The Synners' 1945/46–2015/16". Billingham Synthonia F.C. Archived from the original on 17 October 2014. Retrieved 23 December 2016.
  5. ^ "Player Stats – 1999/2000". Archived from the original on 24 December 2016. Retrieved 23 December 2016, "2000/01". Archived from the original on 24 December 2016. Retrieved 23 December 2016, "2001/02". Archived from the original on 24 December 2016. Retrieved 23 December 2016, "2002/03". Archived from the original on 24 December 2016. Retrieved 23 December 2016, "2003/04". Archived from the original on 24 December 2016. Retrieved 23 December 2016 and "2004/05". Billingham Synthonia F.C. Archived from the original on 24 December 2016. Retrieved 23 December 2016.