Richard Culbertson Player Profile

Player Details

  • Full Name: Richard Culbertson
  • Born: August 10th, 1980 (Ballymena)
  • Position: Defender
  • Signed: September 5th, 1999
  • First Manager: Nigel Best
  • Left Club: March 1st, 2003
  • Career Totals: 47 appearances, 4 goals
  • Also Played For: Ballyclare Comrades, Carniny Rangers, Chimney Corner, Galgorm Blues, Larne, Swindon Town, Wakehurst


Playing History

Season Win % Draw % Loss %
2002-2003 13 (5) 1 0 0 61.1% 22.2% 16.7%
2001-2002 9 (3) 2 0 0 33.3% 25.0% 41.7%
2000-2001 3 (3) 0 0 0 16.7% 16.7% 66.7%
1999-2000 10 (1) 1 0 0 18.2% 27.3% 54.5%
Totals: 35 (12) 4


 Apps = First Team Appearances (Sub Appearances) | Gls = Goals
 GtGR = Goals to Games Ratio | W/D/L - Games won, drawn or lost as percentage of games played in
 Yel = Yellow Cards/Cautions | Red = Red Cards/Dismissals

 Recent First Team Starts
 01/02/03 First Division vs. Armagh City (H) 2 - 3
 25/01/03 First Division vs. Larne (H) 1 - 0
 14/12/02 First Division vs. Ballyclare Com. (A) 3 - 0
 16/11/02 First Division vs. Armagh City (A) 3 - 2
 28/10/02 Round 1 vs. Ballymoney Utd (H) 8 - 0

 Recent First Team Goals
 25/01/03 First Division vs. Larne (H) 1 - 0
 20/04/02 First Division vs. Distillery (H) 1 - 2
 19/03/02 First Division vs. Ballyclare Com. (A) 3 - 3
 23/10/99 Premier Division vs. Cliftonville (H) 2 - 1

 List of Goals Scored (click to expand)
 25/01/03 First Division vs. Larne (H)  1 - 0
 20/04/02 First Division vs. Distillery (H)  1 - 2
 19/03/02 First Division vs. Ballyclare Com. (A)  3 - 3
 23/10/99 Premier Division vs. Cliftonville (H)  2 - 1

 List of Games Played (click to expand)
 18/02/03 Semi final vs. Chimney Corner (H)  3 - 1
 01/02/03 First Division vs. Armagh City (H)  2 - 3
 25/01/03 First Division vs. Larne (H)  1 - 0
 21/12/02 First Division vs. Bangor (H)  2 - 3
 14/12/02 First Division vs. Ballyclare Com. (A)  3 - 0
 16/11/02 First Division vs. Armagh City (A)  3 - 2
 12/11/02 First Division vs. Dungannon (A)  2 - 2
 05/11/02 Quarter final vs. Crusaders (H)  2 - 0
 28/10/02 Round 1 vs. Ballymoney Utd (H)  8 - 0
 23/09/02 Group Stage vs. Coleraine (H)  3 - 1
 21/09/02 Group Stage vs. Limavady Utd (A)  0 - 3
 14/09/02 Group Stage vs. Armagh City (H)  4 - 1
 10/09/02 Group Stage vs. Omagh Town (A)  0 - 0
 07/09/02 Group Stage vs. Bangor (A)  5 - 1
 03/09/02 Group Stage vs. Larne (H)  1 - 0
 24/08/02 Group Stage vs. Dungannon (H)  0 - 0
 17/08/02 Group Stage vs. Ballyclare Com. (A)  6 - 0
 10/08/02 Group Stage vs. Carrick (H)  1 - 1
 27/04/02 First Division vs. Bangor (A)  1 - 1
 20/04/02 First Division vs. Distillery (H)  1 - 2
 13/04/02 First Division vs. Larne (A)  1 - 1
 05/04/02 First Division vs. Institute (H)  2 - 0
 02/04/02 First Division vs. Armagh City (H)  3 - 1
 30/03/02 First Division vs. Limavady Utd (A)  0 - 1
 23/03/02 First Division vs. Institute (A)  1 - 2
 19/03/02 First Division vs. Ballyclare Com. (A)  3 - 3
 02/03/02 First Division vs. Dungannon (A)  1 - 3
 23/02/02 First Division vs. Carrick (H)  3 - 2
 09/02/02 First Division vs. Bangor (H)  1 - 0
 06/02/02 Semi final vs. Linfield (H)  0 - 4
 27/01/01 Premier Division vs. Newry (H)  0 - 1
 26/12/00 Premier Division vs. Coleraine (A)  0 - 1
 23/12/00 Premier Division vs. Glentoran (A)  1 - 2
 21/10/00 Premier Division vs. Glentoran (H)  0 - 3
 14/10/00 Premier Division vs. Cliftonville (A)  2 - 2
 28/08/00 Premier Division vs. Coleraine (A)  2 - 0
 01/12/99 Round 1 vs. Bangor (A)  0 - 1
 20/11/99 Premier Division vs. Glentoran (A)  1 - 3
 12/11/99 Premier Division vs. Linfield (H)  1 - 3
 06/11/99 Premier Division vs. Newry (H)  2 - 2
 23/10/99 Premier Division vs. Cliftonville (H)  2 - 1
 16/10/99 Premier Division vs. Distillery (A)  4 - 3
 09/10/99 Premier Division vs. Glenavon (H)  0 - 3
 25/09/99 Premier Division vs. Crusaders (H)  1 - 1
 18/09/99 Premier Division vs. Glentoran (H)  0 - 0
 11/09/99 Premier Division vs. Linfield (A)  0 - 3
 07/09/99 Premier Division vs. Newry (A)  1 - 3


Biography

Local lad who had three spells in a four year period at the Showgrounds, having initially joined on loan from Swindon Town in September 1999.

Starring at Ballee High School and for Cullybackey Blues, Ricky won international honours for his country at Under-15, Under-16 and eventually Under-18 level which earned him a move 'across the water' to an apprenticeship at Swindon Town, having impressed in the UEFA Under-16 Euros in Germany in 1997.

Despite not breaking through into the first team at the Wiltshire club, his debut for the reserves was notable as he got sent-off for an altercation with notorious hard-man turned actor, Vinnie Jones.

In September 1999, Ricky took the option of a loan spell for first team experience at his hometown club under Nigel Best. Ricky made 11 appearances during a two month stint at the Showgrounds.

Last updated: 13 April 2020



Debut

September 7th, 1999
Newry Town (City) 3 - 1 Ballymena United

League (Premier Division)


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