Richard Cooper

Date of birth27 September 1979
Place of birthNottingham
NationalityEnglish
Weight69 kg
Height1.75 m
PositionDefender/Midfielder

Cooper broke into the first-team squad at Nottingham Forest towards the end of the year and made appearances from the subs' bench against Sheffield United and Burnley before dropping back to the reserves.

In March 2001, he joined Third Division York City on loan where he produced some fine performances and became a firm favourite with the club's supporters.

A tough-tackling defender or midfield player, he featured in a wide-right role for the Minstermen and signed permanently for them in the summer.

Cooper's contarct at York was cancelled in April 2004.

Club history

Team Joined Left Loan / Trialist
Nottingham Forest 02 Oct 1996 26 Apr 2001
York City 02 Mar 2001 25 Apr 2001 L
York City 26 Apr 2001 30 Apr 2004
Alfreton Town 01 Jul 2004 30 Jun 2005
Eastwood Town 01 Aug 2005

Club stats

Season Team Competition Apps Subs Goals Y R
1996-97 Nottingham Forest FA Cup 1
1
2000-01 Nottingham Forest League Division 1
2
2000-01 York City League Division 3 14
3
1
2001-02 York City FA Cup 5
1
1
2001-02 York City LDV Vans Trophy 1
1
2001-02 York City League Cup 1
2001-02 York City League Division 3 23
2
1
4
2002-03 York City League Division 3 21
3
1
4
2003-04 York City FA Cup 1
1
2003-04 York City LDV Vans Trophy 1
2003-04 York City League Division 3 26
12
2
9


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 Jan 1997 Newcastle United v Nottingham Forest W 1-2 FA Cup 4th round
29 Nov 2000 Nottingham Forest v Sheffield United W 2-0 League Division 1
02 Dec 2000 Burnley v Nottingham Forest L 1-0 League Division 1


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
1995-96 England UEFA Under-18 1
1997-98 England UEFA Under-18 6
2
1997-98 England Under-18
1
1998-99 England UEFA Under-18 2
1
1998-99 England World Youth Cup 3


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
16 Nov 1995 England v Latvia W 2-0 UEFA U18 Group 13
09 Sep 1997 England v Yugoslavia D 0-0 UEFA U18 Preliminary
11 Oct 1997 Yugoslavia v England W 0-4 UEFA U18 Group 5
26 Oct 1997 Russia v England L 2-1 UEFA U18 Group 5
14 Nov 1997 England v Russia W 3-2 UEFA U18 Group 5
12 Feb 1998 England v Israel W 1-0 U18
26 Mar 1998 England v France W 3-0 UEFA Under 18 2nd round group 3
23 Apr 1998 France v England L 1-0 UEFA U18 2nd round group 3
19 Jul 1998 Cyprus v England W 1-2 UEFA Under 18 Final group B
21 Jul 1998 Republic of Ireland v England W 0-1 UEFA U18 Final group B
05 Apr 1999 USA v England L 1-0 World Youth Cup Finals group E
08 Apr 1999 Cameroon v England L 1-0 World Youth Cup Finals group E
11 Apr 1999 Japan v England L 2-0 World Youth Cup Finals group E


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