Andy Ritchie

Date of birth28 November 1960
Place of birthManchester
NationalityEnglish
Weight80 kg
Height1.78 m
PositionForward

Ritchie, former schoolboy international striker, had a brilliant start at Old Trafford, especially a superb 'hat trick' v. Leeds. Disgracefully allowed to leave (to Brighton) becoming a legend at Oldham. Has managed several League clubs, notably Oldham Athletic.

Ritchie was appointed manager at Oldham Athletic in May 1998.

Club history

Team Joined Left Loan / Trialist
Manchester United 05 Dec 1977 17 Oct 1980
Brighton and Hove Albion 17 Oct 1980 25 Mar 1983
Leeds United 25 Mar 1983 14 Aug 1987
Oldham Athletic 14 Aug 1987 03 Aug 1995
Scarborough 03 Aug 1995 21 Feb 1997
Oldham Athletic 21 Feb 1997 30 Jun 2001

Club stats

Season Team Competition Apps Subs Goals Y R
1977-78 Manchester United League Division One 4
1978-79 Manchester United FA Cup 3
1
1978-79 Manchester United League Division One 16
1
10
1979-80 Manchester United League Cup 1
2
1979-80 Manchester United League Division One 3
5
3
1980-81 Manchester United League Cup 2
1980-81 Manchester United League Division One 3
1
1989-90 Oldham Athletic League Cup 1
1992-93 Oldham Athletic Premier League 10
2
3
1
1993-94 Oldham Athletic Premier League 13
9
1
1
1994-95 Oldham Athletic FA Cup 1
1994-95 Oldham Athletic League Cup
1
2000-01 Oldham Athletic LDV Vans Trophy
1


Please note: Career stats are based on performances in the Premier and Football Leagues and (in most cases all) internationals.

Club matches

Date Match Result Competition Round
26 Dec 1977 Everton v Manchester United W 2-6 League Division One
27 Dec 1977 Manchester United v Leicester City W 3-1 League Division One
31 Dec 1977 Coventry City v Manchester United L 3-0 League Division One
02 Jan 1978 Manchester United v Birmingham City L 1-2 League Division One
09 Dec 1978 Derby County v Manchester United W 1-3 League Division One
16 Dec 1978 Manchester United v Tottenham Hotspur W 2-0 League Division One
22 Dec 1978 Bolton Wanderers v Manchester United L 3-0 League Division One
26 Dec 1978 Manchester United v Liverpool L 0-3 League Division One
30 Dec 1978 Manchester United v West Bromwich Albion L 3-5 League Division One
03 Feb 1979 Manchester United v Arsenal L 0-2 League Division One
10 Feb 1979 Manchester City v Manchester United W 0-3 League Division One
12 Feb 1979 Manchester United v Fulham W 1-0 FA Cup 4th round replay
20 Feb 1979 Colchester United v Manchester United W 0-1 FA Cup 5th round
24 Feb 1979 Manchester United v Aston Villa D 1-1 League Division One
28 Feb 1979 Manchester United v Queens Park Rangers W 2-0 League Division One
03 Mar 1979 Bristol City v Manchester United W 1-2 League Division One
10 Mar 1979 Tottenham Hotspur v Manchester United D 1-1 FA Cup Quarter-final
24 Mar 1979 Manchester United v Leeds United W 4-1 League Division One
04 Apr 1979 Liverpool v Manchester United W 0-1 FA Cup Semi-final replay
11 Apr 1979 Manchester United v Bolton Wanderers L 1-2 League Division One
14 Apr 1979 Liverpool v Manchester United L 2-0 League Division One
16 Apr 1979 Manchester United v Coventry City D 0-0 League Division One
28 Apr 1979 Manchester United v Derby County D 0-0 League Division One
30 Apr 1979 Southampton v Manchester United D 1-1 League Division One
07 May 1979 Manchester United v Wolverhampton Wanderers W 3-2 League Division One
22 Aug 1979 Manchester United v West Bromwich Albion W 2-0 League Division One
29 Aug 1979 Tottenham Hotspur v Manchester United L 2-1 League Cup 2nd round 1st leg
05 Sep 1979 Manchester United v Tottenham Hotspur W 3-1
Agg: 4-3
League Cup 2nd round 2nd leg
15 Sep 1979 Manchester United v Derby County W 1-0 League Division One
26 Sep 1979 Norwich City v Manchester United L 4-1 League Cup 3rd round
16 Feb 1980 Stoke City v Manchester United D 1-1 League Division One
23 Feb 1980 Manchester United v Bristol City W 4-0 League Division One
07 Apr 1980 Bolton Wanderers v Manchester United W 1-3 League Division One
12 Apr 1980 Manchester United v Tottenham Hotspur W 4-1 League Division One
19 Apr 1980 Norwich City v Manchester United W 0-2 League Division One
03 May 1980 Leeds United v Manchester United L 2-0 League Division One
19 Aug 1980 Wolverhampton Wanderers v Manchester United L 1-0 League Division One
23 Aug 1980 Birmingham City v Manchester United D 0-0 League Division One
27 Aug 1980 Manchester United v Coventry City L 0-1 League Cup 2nd round 1st leg
30 Aug 1980 Manchester United v Sunderland D 1-1 League Division One
02 Sep 1980 Coventry City v Manchester United L 1-0
Agg: 2-0
League Cup 2nd round 2nd leg
06 Sep 1980 Tottenham Hotspur v Manchester United D 0-0 League Division One


Please note: Match history is complete for the Premier and Football Leagues and (in most cases all) internationals.

International stats

Season Team Competition Apps Subs Goals Y R
1977-78 England UEFA Under-18 4
1981-82 England UEFA Under-21 1


Please note: Career stats are based on performances in the Premier and Football Leagues and (in most cases all) internationals.

International matches

Date Match Result Competition Round
08 Feb 1978 England v France W 3-1 UEFA U18 Preliminary
01 Mar 1978 France v England D 0-0 UEFA U18 Preliminary
05 May 1978 England v Turkey D 1-1 UEFA U18 Group D
07 May 1978 England v Spain W 1-0 UEFA U18 Group D
07 Apr 1982 England v Poland D 2-2 UEFA Under-21 Quarter-final


Please note: Match history is complete for the Premier and Football Leagues and (in most cases all) internationals.