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Born: 01 October 1947
Came from: Junior Went to: Bournemouth
First game: 13 December 1969 Last game: 16 April 1974
Appearances: 121 (109/12) Goals: 42
Local boy Rickard originally signed for Argyle at the age of 15, but was released and played for Torpoint and St Austell. After returning to the club three years later, he made such an impact that he was named Player of the Year in 1970, despite playing just half of the season. Injuries severely disrupted his time at Home Park and after falling out favour following the arrival of Tony Waters, he was sold to Bournemouth. Two years later he retired and went on to play non-league football for Falmouth Town and Saltash United.
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From John Haley in Paignton on 08/03/2015 ...
Rickard will perhaps be best remembered for his goal in Argyle's FA Cup Fourth Round 2-1 defeat at Leeds United on 3 February 1973 (cup winners the previous season, Leeds United went on to the final only to be defeated 1-0 by Sunderland) and for scoring Argyle's second goal in their 3-2 victory over Santos in a friendly at Home Park on 14 March 1973.
APPEARANCE DETAILS [reselect competitions]
The details below reflect appearances in all first-team competitions.
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