Donovan Ricketts

Date of birth07 June 1977
Place of birthKingston
NationalityJamaican
Weight92 kg
Height1.94 m
PositionGoalkeeper

Ricketts, who was third choice keeper for Jamaica in the 1998 World Cup finals, played in Jamaica for Waddadah and Galaxy FC before joining Village United.

Due to his physique, the Reggae Boyz' former Under-23 captain is known to his colleagues as 'Tallest'.

He joined Bolton Wanderers in January 2004 on loan to the end of the 2003-04 season.

Ricketts's contract at Bradford City was extended to June 2007 in July 2005, then to June 2008 in November 2006.

Club history

Team Joined Left Loan / Trialist
Village United 01 Jul 2000 30 Jun 2004
Huddersfield Town 17 Jul 2001 31 Jul 2001 T
Leyton Orient 11 Mar 2002 15 Mar 2002 T
Bolton Wanderers 01 Jan 2004 31 May 2004 L
Bradford City 12 Aug 2004 30 Jun 2008

Club stats

Season Team Competition Apps Subs Clean sheets Conceded Y R
2004-05 Bradford City League One 4 5
2005-06 Bradford City FA Cup 2 2
2005-06 Bradford City LDV Vans Trophy 1 2
2005-06 Bradford City League One 36 10 33
1
2006-07 Bradford City FA Cup 3 2
1
2006-07 Bradford City League Cup 1 1
2006-07 Bradford City League One 46 6 64
1
2007-08 Bradford City FA Cup 2 1 3
2007-08 Bradford City League Cup 1 2
2007-08 Bradford City League Two 22 3 28
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
16 Apr 2005 Bradford City v Brentford W 4-1 League One
23 Apr 2005 Colchester United v Bradford City D 0-0 League One
30 Apr 2005 Bradford City v AFC Bournemouth W 4-2 League One
07 May 2005 Oldham Athletic v Bradford City L 2-1 League One
06 Aug 2005 Hartlepool United v Bradford City W 0-2 League One
09 Aug 2005 Bradford City v Southend United L 0-2 League One
13 Aug 2005 Bradford City v Milton Keynes Dons W 2-0 League One
20 Aug 2005 Rotherham United v Bradford City D 1-1 League One
15 Oct 2005 Port Vale v Bradford City W 0-1 League One
22 Oct 2005 Bradford City v Gillingham W 1-0 League One
29 Oct 2005 Nottingham Forest v Bradford City L 1-0 League One
06 Nov 2005 Bradford City v Tranmere Rovers W 2-1 FA Cup Preliminary round 1st leg
12 Nov 2005 Bradford City v Barnsley D 0-0 League One
19 Nov 2005 Huddersfield Town v Bradford City D 0-0 League One
26 Nov 2005 Bradford City v Hartlepool United L 0-1 League One
03 Dec 2005 Barnsley v Bradford City D 1-1 FA Cup 2nd round
06 Dec 2005 Bristol City v Bradford City W 0-1 League One
10 Dec 2005 Southend United v Bradford City D 1-1 League One
20 Dec 2005 Kidderminster Harriers v Bradford City L 2-1 LDV Vans Trophy Quarter-final - northern section
26 Dec 2005 Oldham Athletic v Bradford City L 2-1 League One
28 Dec 2005 Bradford City v Walsall W 2-0 League One
31 Dec 2005 Scunthorpe United v Bradford City D 0-0 League One
02 Jan 2006 Bradford City v Brentford D 3-3 League One
07 Jan 2006 Chesterfield v Bradford City L 1-0 League One
14 Jan 2006 Bradford City v Swansea City D 1-1 League One
21 Jan 2006 Yeovil Town v Bradford City W 0-1 League One
28 Jan 2006 Bradford City v Tranmere Rovers D 0-0 League One
04 Feb 2006 Colchester United v Bradford City L 3-1 League One
11 Feb 2006 Bradford City v Swindon Town D 1-1 League One
14 Feb 2006 Swansea City v Bradford City D 1-1 League One
18 Feb 2006 Bradford City v Bristol City D 1-1 League One
25 Feb 2006 Milton Keynes Dons v Bradford City L 2-1 League One
11 Mar 2006 AFC Bournemouth v Bradford City W 0-1 League One
18 Mar 2006 Bradford City v Oldham Athletic L 1-4 League One
21 Mar 2006 Bradford City v Blackpool W 1-0 League One
25 Mar 2006 Walsall v Bradford City D 2-2 League One
01 Apr 2006 Bradford City v Scunthorpe United W 4-2 League One
08 Apr 2006 Brentford v Bradford City D 1-1 League One
15 Apr 2006 Bradford City v Doncaster Rovers W 2-1 League One
17 Apr 2006 Gillingham v Bradford City L 2-1 League One
22 Apr 2006 Bradford City v Port Vale W 1-0 League One
29 Apr 2006 Barnsley v Bradford City D 0-0 League One
06 May 2006 Bradford City v Nottingham Forest D 1-1 League One
05 Aug 2006 Nottingham Forest v Bradford City L 1-0 League One
08 Aug 2006 Bradford City v Bristol City W 2-1 League One
12 Aug 2006 Bradford City v Gillingham W 4-2 League One
19 Aug 2006 Crewe Alexandra v Bradford City W 0-3 League One
22 Aug 2006 Carlisle United v Bradford City L 1-1 (3-4) League Cup Preliminary round 1st leg
26 Aug 2006 Bradford City v Rotherham United D 1-1 League One
02 Sep 2006 Brentford v Bradford City L 2-1 League One
09 Sep 2006 Swansea City v Bradford City L 1-0 League One
12 Sep 2006 Bradford City v Carlisle United D 1-1 League One
16 Sep 2006 Bradford City v Port Vale W 2-0 League One
23 Sep 2006 Cheltenham Town v Bradford City W 1-2 League One
26 Sep 2006 Doncaster Rovers v Bradford City D 3-3 League One
30 Sep 2006 Bradford City v Tranmere Rovers W 2-0 League One
07 Oct 2006 Bradford City v Huddersfield Town L 0-1 League One
13 Oct 2006 Northampton Town v Bradford City D 0-0 League One
21 Oct 2006 Bradford City v Scunthorpe United L 0-1 League One
28 Oct 2006 Blackpool v Bradford City L 4-1 League One
04 Nov 2006 Bradford City v Brighton and Hove Albion L 2-3 League One
11 Nov 2006 Bradford City v Crewe Alexandra W 4-0 FA Cup Preliminary round 1st leg
18 Nov 2006 Oldham Athletic v Bradford City L 2-0 League One
25 Nov 2006 Bradford City v AFC Bournemouth D 0-0 League One
01 Dec 2006 Bradford City v Millwall D 0-0 FA Cup 2nd round
05 Dec 2006 Leyton Orient v Bradford City W 1-2 League One
09 Dec 2006 Millwall v Bradford City L 2-0 League One
12 Dec 2006 Millwall v Bradford City L 1-0 FA Cup 2nd round replay
16 Dec 2006 Bradford City v Chesterfield W 1-0 League One
23 Dec 2006 Yeovil Town v Bradford City D 0-0 League One
26 Dec 2006 Bradford City v Doncaster Rovers L 0-1 League One
30 Dec 2006 Bradford City v Cheltenham Town D 2-2 League One
01 Jan 2007 Carlisle United v Bradford City L 1-0 League One
06 Jan 2007 Port Vale v Bradford City W 0-1 League One
13 Jan 2007 Bradford City v Swansea City D 2-2 League One
19 Jan 2007 Tranmere Rovers v Bradford City D 1-1 League One
27 Jan 2007 Bradford City v Yeovil Town L 0-2 League One
03 Feb 2007 Bradford City v Nottingham Forest D 2-2 League One
10 Feb 2007 Gillingham v Bradford City L 1-0 League One
17 Feb 2007 Bradford City v Crewe Alexandra L 0-1 League One
24 Feb 2007 Bradford City v Brentford D 1-1 League One
03 Mar 2007 Rotherham United v Bradford City L 4-1 League One
10 Mar 2007 Huddersfield Town v Bradford City L 2-0 League One
13 Mar 2007 Bristol City v Bradford City W 2-3 League One
17 Mar 2007 Bradford City v Northampton Town L 1-2 League One
24 Mar 2007 Bradford City v Blackpool L 1-3 League One
31 Mar 2007 Scunthorpe United v Bradford City L 2-0 League One
07 Apr 2007 AFC Bournemouth v Bradford City D 1-1 League One
09 Apr 2007 Bradford City v Oldham Athletic D 1-1 League One
14 Apr 2007 Brighton and Hove Albion v Bradford City W 0-1 League One
21 Apr 2007 Bradford City v Leyton Orient L 0-2 League One
28 Apr 2007 Chesterfield v Bradford City L 3-0 League One
05 May 2007 Bradford City v Millwall D 2-2 League One
11 Aug 2007 Bradford City v Macclesfield Town D 1-1 League Two
15 Aug 2007 Wolverhampton Wanderers v Bradford City L 2-1 League Cup Preliminary round 1st leg
18 Aug 2007 Shrewsbury Town v Bradford City L 1-0 League Two
25 Aug 2007 Bradford City v Wrexham W 2-1 League Two
01 Sep 2007 Barnet v Bradford City L 2-1 League Two
07 Sep 2007 Lincoln City v Bradford City W 1-2 League Two
15 Sep 2007 Bradford City v Peterborough United W 1-0 League Two
22 Sep 2007 Hereford United v Bradford City L 4-2 League Two
29 Sep 2007 Bradford City v Wycombe Wanderers L 0-1 League Two
02 Oct 2007 Bradford City v Accrington Stanley L 0-3 League Two
03 Nov 2007 Bradford City v Brentford L 1-2 League Two
06 Nov 2007 Bradford City v Chester City W 2-1 League Two
10 Nov 2007 Bradford City v Chester City W 1-0 FA Cup Preliminary round 1st leg
17 Nov 2007 Dagenham and Redbridge v Bradford City W 1-4 League Two
24 Nov 2007 Bradford City v Stockport County D 1-1 League Two
01 Dec 2007 Bradford City v Tranmere Rovers L 0-3 FA Cup 2nd round
05 Dec 2007 Mansfield Town v Bradford City D 0-0 League Two
08 Dec 2007 Chesterfield v Bradford City D 1-1 League Two
22 Dec 2007 Peterborough United v Bradford City L 2-1 League Two
26 Dec 2007 Bradford City v Lincoln City W 2-1 League Two
29 Dec 2007 Bradford City v Hereford United L 1-3 League Two
01 Jan 2008 Accrington Stanley v Bradford City W 0-2 League Two
12 Jan 2008 Bradford City v Notts County W 3-0 League Two
22 Jan 2008 Bury v Bradford City D 2-2 League Two
26 Jan 2008 Wrexham v Bradford City D 1-1 League Two


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 Clean sheets Conceded Y R
1998-99 Jamaica International Friendly
2
1999-00 Jamaica Hassan II Tournament 1 1
2000-01 Jamaica Caribbean Cup 3 1 3
2000-01 Jamaica FIFA World Cup 10 3 11
2000-01 Jamaica International Friendly 1 1
2002-03 Jamaica CONCACAF Gold Cup 3 2 2
2002-03 Jamaica International Friendly 9 7
2002-03 Jamaica Kirin Cup
1
2003-04 Jamaica CONCACAF Gold Cup 3 1 6
2003-04 Jamaica FIFA World Cup 2 1 1
2003-04 Jamaica International Friendly 7 3 6
2003-04 Jamaica Unity Cup 2 3
2004-05 Jamaica FIFA World Cup 5 1 4
2004-05 Jamaica International Friendly
1
2005-06 Jamaica CONCACAF Gold Cup 3 9
2005-06 Jamaica International Friendly 1 5
2006-07 Jamaica International Friendly 1 1
2007-08 Jamaica FIFA World Cup 4 3 3
2007-08 Jamaica International Friendly 1 1
2008-09 Jamaica FIFA World Cup 4 2 3
2008-09 Jamaica International Friendly 1
2010-11 Jamaica CONCACAF Gold Cup 1 2
2012-13 Jamaica FIFA World Cup 2 2
2013-14 Jamaica FIFA World Cup 1
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
28 Mar 1999 Trinidad and Tobago v Jamaica L 2-0 International Friendly
27 May 1999 Sweden v Jamaica L 2-1 International Friendly
04 Jun 2000 Morocco v Jamaica L 1-0 HASSAN II Tournament
16 Jul 2000 St. Vincent and the Grenadines v Jamaica W 0-1 FIFA World Cup CONCACAF semi-final group D
23 Jul 2000 Jamaica v Honduras W 3-1 FIFA World Cup CONCACAF semi-final group D
16 Aug 2000 Jamaica v El Salvador W 1-0 FIFA World Cup CONCACAF semi-final group D
03 Sep 2000 Jamaica v St. Vincent and the Grenadines W 2-0 FIFA World Cup CONCACAF semi-final group D
08 Oct 2000 Honduras v Jamaica L 1-0 FIFA World Cup CONCACAF semi-final group D
15 Nov 2000 El Salvador v Jamaica L 2-0 FIFA World Cup CONCACAF semi-final group D
25 Mar 2001 Mexico v Jamaica L 4-0 FIFA World Cup CONCACAF finals
25 Apr 2001 Jamaica v Honduras D 1-1 FIFA World Cup CONCACAF finals
15 May 2001 Jamaica v Martinique W 1-0 Caribbean Cup Group A
17 May 2001 Trinidad and Tobago v Jamaica L 2-1 Caribbean Cup Group A
19 May 2001 Barbados v Jamaica W 1-2 Caribbean Cup Group A
10 Jun 2001 Jamaica v Cuba W 4-1 International Friendly
16 Jun 2001 Jamaica v USA D 0-0 FIFA World Cup CONCACAF finals
20 Jun 2001 Costa Rica v Jamaica L 2-1 FIFA World Cup CONCACAF finals
11 Aug 2002 Saint Lucia v Jamaica W 1-3 International Friendly
12 Aug 2002 Saint Lucia v Jamaica W 1-3 International Friendly
01 Sep 2002 Jamaica v India D 0-0 International Friendly
16 Oct 2002 Japan v Jamaica D 1-1 KIRIN CUP
31 Oct 2002 Guatemala v Jamaica D 1-1 International Friendly
11 Nov 2002 Jamaica v Guadeloupe W 2-0 Caribbean Cup Group C
12 Jan 2003 Barbados v Jamaica L 1-0 International Friendly
11 Mar 2003 Cuba v Jamaica D 0-0 International Friendly
23 Mar 2003 Jamaica v Barbados W 2-1 International Friendly
26 Mar 2003 Jamaica v Saint Lucia W 5-0 CONCACAF Gold Cup Qualifying Caribbean group A
28 Mar 2003 Jamaica v Martinique D 2-2 CONCACAF Gold Cup Qualifying Caribbean group A
30 Mar 2003 Jamaica v Haiti W 3-0 CONCACAF Gold Cup Qualifying Caribbean group A
30 Apr 2003 South Africa v Jamaica D 0-0 International Friendly
25 May 2003 Jamaica v Nigeria W 3-2 International Friendly
09 Jul 2003 Jamaica v Paraguay W 2-0 International Friendly
13 Jul 2003 Jamaica v Colombia L 0-1 CONCACAF Gold Cup Finals Group B
15 Jul 2003 Guatemala v Jamaica W 0-2 CONCACAF Gold Cup Finals Group B
20 Jul 2003 Mexico v Jamaica L 5-0 CONCACAF Gold Cup Quarter-final
07 Sep 2003 Australia v Jamaica L 2-1 International Friendly
11 Oct 2003 Jamaica v Brazil L 0-1 International Friendly
16 Nov 2003 Jamaica v El Salvador W 3-0 International Friendly
18 Feb 2004 Jamaica v Uruguay W 2-0 International Friendly
31 Mar 2004 Jamaica v Honduras D 2-2 International Friendly
28 Apr 2004 Jamaica v Venezuela W 2-1 International Friendly
31 May 2004 Jamaica v Nigeria L 0-2 Unity Cup
02 Jun 2004 Jamaica v Republic of Ireland L 0-1 UNITY CUP
12 Jun 2004 Haiti v Jamaica D 1-1 FIFA World Cup CONCACAF group 3
20 Jun 2004 Jamaica v Haiti W 3-0 FIFA World Cup CONCACAF group 3
18 Aug 2004 Jamaica v USA D 1-1 FIFA World Cup CONCACAF 3rd stage, group 1
04 Sep 2004 Jamaica v Panama L 1-2 FIFA World Cup CONCACAF 3rd stage, group 1
08 Sep 2004 El Salvador v Jamaica W 0-3 FIFA World Cup CONCACAF 3rd stage, group 1
09 Oct 2004 Panama v Jamaica D 1-1 FIFA World Cup CONCACAF 3rd stage, group 1
17 Nov 2004 USA v Jamaica D 1-1 FIFA World Cup CONCACAF 3rd stage, group 1
04 Jun 2005 Jamaica v Honduras D 0-0 International Friendly
08 Jul 2005 Guatemala v Jamaica W 3-4 CONCACAF Gold Cup Group C
10 Jul 2005 Jamaica v South Africa D 3-3 CONCACAF Gold Cup Group C
16 Jul 2005 USA v Jamaica L 3-1 CONCACAF Gold Cup Quarter-final
03 Jun 2006 England v Jamaica L 6-0 International Friendly
15 Nov 2006 Jamaica v Peru D 1-1 International Friendly
22 Nov 2007 Jamaica v Guatemala W 2-0 International Friendly
15 Jun 2008 Jamaica v Bahamas W 7-0 FIFA World Cup North and Central America 2nd round 1st leg
18 Jun 2008 Bahamas v Jamaica W 0-6 FIFA World Cup North and Central America 2nd round 2nd leg
26 Jul 2008 El Salvador v Jamaica D 0-0 International Friendly
20 Aug 2008 Canada v Jamaica D 1-1 FIFA World Cup North and Central America semi-final round group B
06 Sep 2008 Mexico v Jamaica L 3-0 FIFA World Cup North and Central America semi-final round group B
10 Sep 2008 Honduras v Jamaica L 2-0 FIFA World Cup North and Central America semi-final round group B
11 Oct 2008 Jamaica v Mexico W 1-0 FIFA World Cup North and Central America semi-final round group B
15 Oct 2008 Jamaica v Honduras W 1-0 FIFA World Cup North and Central America semi-final round group B
19 Nov 2008 Jamaica v Canada W 3-0 FIFA World Cup North and Central America semi-final round group B
19 Jun 2011 Jamaica v USA L 0-2 CONCACAF Gold Cup Quarter-final
06 Feb 2013 Mexico v Jamaica D 0-0 FIFA World Cup CONCACAF North & Central American qualifier
07 Jun 2013 Jamaica v USA L 1-2 FIFA World Cup CONCACAF 4th Round
06 Sep 2013 Panama v Jamaica D 0-0 FIFA World Cup CONCACAF 4th Round


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