Liam Ridgewell

Date of birth21 July 1984
Place of birthBexley
NationalityEnglish
Weight65 kg
Height1.78 m
PositionDefender/Midfielder

Liam Ridgewell's contract at Aston Villa was extended to June 2008 in October 2005 then to June 2009 in May 2006.

In August 2007, he became the first Villa player to be transferred directly to Birmingham City since Des Bremner in September 1984.

Liam joined Blues with a three-year contract that was extended to June 2014 in June 2010.

He joined West Bromwich Albion in January 2012 with a contract to June 2014.

Club history

Team Joined Left Loan / Trialist
Aston Villa 26 Jul 2001 03 Aug 2007
AFC Bournemouth 11 Oct 2002 11 Nov 2002 L
Birmingham City 03 Aug 2007 31 Jan 2012
West Bromwich Albion 31 Jan 2012 30 Jun 2014
Portland Timbers 01 Jul 2014
Wigan Athletic 08 Jan 2015 08 Feb 2015 L
Brighton and Hove Albion 02 Jan 2016 13 Feb 2016 L

Club stats

Season Team Competition Apps Subs Goals Y R
2002-03 AFC Bournemouth League Division 3 2
3
2
2002-03 Aston Villa FA Cup
1
2003-04 Aston Villa League Cup
2
2003-04 Aston Villa Premier League 5
6
2004-05 Aston Villa FA Cup 1
2004-05 Aston Villa League Cup 1
2004-05 Aston Villa Premier League 12
3
3
1
2005-06 Aston Villa FA Cup 1
1
2005-06 Aston Villa League Cup 3
2005-06 Aston Villa Premier League 30
2
5
6
2006-07 Aston Villa FA Cup 1
2006-07 Aston Villa League Cup 2
1
1
2006-07 Aston Villa Premier League 19
2
1
1
2007-08 Birmingham City FA Cup 1
1
2007-08 Birmingham City League Cup 1
2007-08 Birmingham City Premier League 35
1
10
2008-09 Birmingham City FA Cup 1
2008-09 Birmingham City League Championship 36
1
7
2008-09 Birmingham City League Cup 2
1
2009-10 Birmingham City FA Cup 5
1
2009-10 Birmingham City League Cup 1
2009-10 Birmingham City Premier League 30
1
3
4
2010-11 Birmingham City FA Cup 1
1
2010-11 Birmingham City League Cup 5
1
2010-11 Birmingham City Premier League 36
4
6
1
2011-12 Birmingham City FA Cup 1
2011-12 Birmingham City League Championship 13
1
1
2011-12 Birmingham City UEFA Europa League 3
1
3
2011-12 West Bromwich Albion Premier League 13
1
2
2012-13 West Bromwich Albion FA Cup 1
2012-13 West Bromwich Albion League Cup 1
2012-13 West Bromwich Albion Premier League 28
2
6
2013-14 West Bromwich Albion Premier League 33
1
6
2014-15 Wigan Athletic League Championship 6
1
2015-16 Brighton and Hove Albion FA Cup 1
2015-16 Brighton and Hove Albion League Championship 5
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
13 Oct 2002 AFC Bournemouth v Hartlepool United W 2-1 League Division 3
19 Oct 2002 Leyton Orient v AFC Bournemouth D 0-0 League Division 3
26 Oct 2002 AFC Bournemouth v York City W 1-0 League Division 3
29 Oct 2002 Torquay United v AFC Bournemouth L 4-0 League Division 3
09 Nov 2002 Wrexham v AFC Bournemouth L 3-2 League Division 3


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
2002-03 England UEFA Under-19 6
1
1
2002-03 England Under-19 2
1
2003-04 England UEFA Under-19 2
2003-04 England Under-21 2
2004-05 England Toulon Under-20 Tournament 4
2004-05 England UEFA Under-21 1
1
2004-05 England Under-21 1
2005-06 England UEFA Under-21 1
2005-06 England Under-21 2


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
18 Sep 2002 Hungary v England W 1-3 Under-19
10 Oct 2002 England v Yugoslavia D 2-2 Under 19
03 Nov 2002 England v FYR Macedonia W 3-0 UEFA Under 19 Group 3
05 Nov 2002 England v Moldova W 9-0 UEFA Under 19 Group 3
07 Nov 2002 England v Romania W 4-0 UEFA Under 19 Group 3
19 May 2003 Republic of Ireland v England W 0-1 UEFA U19 2nd round group 4
21 May 2003 England v Slovenia W 3-0 UEFA U19 2nd round group 4
23 May 2003 England v Switzerland W 1-0 UEFA Under 19 2nd round group 4
16 Jul 2003 England v Austria L 1-2 UEFA U19 Final group
20 Jul 2003 Czech Republic v England L 3-0 UEFA Under 19 Final group
17 Feb 2004 England v Netherlands W 3-2 Under-21
30 Mar 2004 Sweden v England D 2-2 Under-21
08 Feb 2005 England v Netherlands L 1-2 Under-21
25 Mar 2005 England v Germany D 2-2 UEFA Under-21 Group 6
02 Jun 2005 England v Tunisia W 2-0 Toulon Under-20 Tournament Group B
06 Jun 2005 England v Korea Republic W 3-0 Toulon Under-20 Tournament Group B
08 Jun 2005 France v England L 0-0 (4-5) Toulon Under-20 Tournament Semi-final
10 Jun 2005 England v Mexico W 1-1 (3-2) Toulon Under-20 Tournament 3rd place play-off
16 Aug 2005 Denmark v England W 0-1 Under-21
02 Sep 2005 Wales v England W 0-4 UEFA Under-21 Group 6
28 Feb 2006 England v Norway W 3-1 Under-21


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