Ray Ranson

Date of birth12 June 1960
Place of birthSt Helens
NationalityEnglish
Weight75 kg
Height1.75 m
PositionDefender/Right back

Ranson struggled to rediscover that form that made his name at Manchester City when he arrived on Tyneside. Having slowly gained the approval of the St James' Park crowd, he suffered horrendous pelvic and Achilles tendon problems.

Club history

Team Joined Left Loan / Trialist
Manchester City 01 Jun 1977 01 Nov 1984
Birmingham City 01 Nov 1984 01 Dec 1988
Newcastle United 01 Dec 1988 01 Jan 1993
Manchester City 01 Jan 1993 01 Jul 1993

Club stats

Season Team Competition Apps Subs Goals Y R
1980-81 Manchester City FA Cup 2
1988-89 Newcastle United FA Cup 4
1988-89 Newcastle United League Division One 13
1
1
1989-90 Newcastle United FA Cup 3
1989-90 Newcastle United League Cup 2
1989-90 Newcastle United League Division Two 33
1989-90 Newcastle United League Division Two Play-Offs 1
1990-91 Newcastle United FA Cup 3
1990-91 Newcastle United League Division Two 24
3
1990-91 Newcastle United Rumbelows League Cup 1
1991-92 Newcastle United League Division Two 5
1
1992-93 Manchester City FA Cup 1
1992-93 Manchester City Premier League 17
4
1992-93 Newcastle United League Cup 1
1992-93 Newcastle United League Division 1 3


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
09 May 1981 Manchester City v Tottenham Hotspur D 1-1 FA Cup Final
14 May 1981 Manchester City v Tottenham Hotspur L 2-3 FA Cup Final replay
09 Jan 1993 Chelsea v Manchester City W 2-4 Premier League
16 Jan 1993 Manchester City v Arsenal L 0-1 Premier League
23 Jan 1993 Queens Park Rangers v Manchester City W 1-2 FA Cup 4th round
26 Jan 1993 Oldham Athletic v Manchester City W 0-1 Premier League
30 Jan 1993 Manchester City v Blackburn Rovers W 3-2 Premier League
06 Feb 1993 Queens Park Rangers v Manchester City D 1-1 Premier League
20 Feb 1993 Norwich City v Manchester City L 2-1 Premier League
23 Feb 1993 Manchester City v Sheffield Wednesday L 1-2 Premier League
27 Feb 1993 Nottingham Forest v Manchester City W 0-2 Premier League
13 Mar 1993 Leeds United v Manchester City L 1-0 Premier League
03 Apr 1993 Manchester City v Ipswich Town W 3-1 Premier League
09 Apr 1993 Sheffield United v Manchester City D 1-1 Premier League
12 Apr 1993 Manchester City v Liverpool D 1-1 Premier League
18 Apr 1993 Aston Villa v Manchester City L 3-1 Premier League
21 Apr 1993 Manchester City v Wimbledon D 1-1 Premier League
01 May 1993 Southampton v Manchester City W 0-1 Premier League
05 May 1993 Manchester City v Crystal Palace D 0-0 Premier League
08 May 1993 Manchester City v Everton L 2-5 Premier League


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 5
1977-78 England Under-18 1
1979-80 England UEFA Under-21 2
1980-81 England UEFA Under-21 3
2
1981-82 England UEFA Under-21 3
1982-83 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
09 Oct 1977 Uruguay v England D 1-1 Under 18
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
09 May 1978 Poland v England L 2-0 UEFA U18 Group D
20 Nov 1979 England v Bulgaria W 5-0 UEFA Under-21 Group 1
16 Apr 1980 England v East Germany L 1-2 UEFA Under-21 Semi-final
14 Oct 1980 Romania v England L 4-0 UEFA Under-21 Group
18 Nov 1980 England v Switzerland W 5-0 UEFA Under-21 Group
28 Apr 1981 England v Romania W 3-0 UEFA Under-21 Group
31 May 1981 Switzerland v England D 0-0 UEFA Under-21 Group
05 Jun 1981 Hungary v England W 1-2 UEFA Under-21 Group
17 Mar 1982 Poland v England W 1-2 UEFA Under-21 Quarter-final
07 Apr 1982 England v Poland D 2-2 UEFA Under-21 Quarter-final
19 Apr 1982 Scotland v England W 0-1 UEFA Under-21 Semi-final
12 Oct 1982 West Germany v England L 3-2 UEFA Under-21 Final


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