Richard Gough

Date of birth05 April 1962
Place of birthStockholm
NationalityScottish
Weight76 kg
Height1.83 m
PositionDefender/Centre back

With Tottenham Hotspur, FA Cup runner-up 1987.

The Scottish international has retired after a long and illustrious career. Made a couple of guest appearances for Northern Spirit in Australia during September 2001.

Club history

Team Joined Left Loan / Trialist
Dundee United 21 Mar 1980 17 Aug 1986
Tottenham Hotspur 17 Aug 1986 02 Oct 1987
Rangers 02 Oct 1987 31 May 1997
Kansas City Wizards 01 Jun 1997 14 Oct 1997
Rangers 14 Oct 1997 21 May 1998
San Jose Clash 21 May 1998 05 Mar 1999
Nottingham Forest 05 Mar 1999 11 Jun 1999
Everton 11 Jun 1999 20 May 2001
Northern Spirit 14 Sep 2001 01 Oct 2001

Club stats

Season Team Competition Apps Subs Goals Y R
1986-87 Tottenham Hotspur FA Cup 6
1986-87 Tottenham Hotspur League Cup 9
1986-87 Tottenham Hotspur League Division One 40
2
1987-88 Football League Centenary 1
1987-88 Tottenham Hotspur League Cup 1
1987-88 Tottenham Hotspur League Division One 9
1998-99 Nottingham Forest Premier League 7
3
1
1999-00 Everton FA Cup 3
1999-00 Everton Premier League 29
1
3
2000-01 Everton FA Cup
1
2000-01 Everton Premier League 9
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
23 Aug 1986 Aston Villa v Tottenham Hotspur W 0-3 League Division One
25 Aug 1986 Tottenham Hotspur v Newcastle United D 1-1 League Division One
30 Aug 1986 Tottenham Hotspur v Manchester City W 1-0 League Division One
02 Sep 1986 Southampton v Tottenham Hotspur L 2-0 League Division One
06 Sep 1986 Arsenal v Tottenham Hotspur D 0-0 League Division One
13 Sep 1986 Tottenham Hotspur v Chelsea L 1-3 League Division One
20 Sep 1986 Leicester City v Tottenham Hotspur W 1-2 League Division One
23 Sep 1986 Barnsley v Tottenham Hotspur W 2-3 League Cup 2nd round 1st leg
27 Sep 1986 Tottenham Hotspur v Everton W 2-0 League Division One
04 Oct 1986 Tottenham Hotspur v Luton Town D 0-0 League Division One
08 Oct 1986 Tottenham Hotspur v Barnsley W 5-3
Agg: 8-5
League Cup 2nd round 2nd leg
11 Oct 1986 Liverpool v Tottenham Hotspur W 0-1 League Division One
18 Oct 1986 Tottenham Hotspur v Sheffield Wednesday D 1-1 League Division One
25 Oct 1986 Queens Park Rangers v Tottenham Hotspur L 2-0 League Division One
29 Oct 1986 Tottenham Hotspur v Birmingham City W 5-0 League Cup 3rd round
01 Nov 1986 Tottenham Hotspur v Wimbledon L 1-2 League Division One
08 Nov 1986 Norwich City v Tottenham Hotspur L 2-1 League Division One
15 Nov 1986 Tottenham Hotspur v Coventry City W 1-0 League Division One
22 Nov 1986 Oxford United v Tottenham Hotspur W 2-4 League Division One
26 Nov 1986 Cambridge United v Tottenham Hotspur W 1-3 League Cup 4th round
07 Dec 1986 Manchester United v Tottenham Hotspur D 3-3 League Division One
13 Dec 1986 Tottenham Hotspur v Watford W 2-1 League Division One
20 Dec 1986 Chelsea v Tottenham Hotspur W 0-2 League Division One
26 Dec 1986 Tottenham Hotspur v West Ham United W 4-0 League Division One
27 Dec 1986 Coventry City v Tottenham Hotspur L 4-3 League Division One
01 Jan 1987 Charlton Athletic v Tottenham Hotspur W 0-2 League Division One
04 Jan 1987 Tottenham Hotspur v Arsenal L 1-2 League Division One
10 Jan 1987 Tottenham Hotspur v Scunthorpe United W 3-2 FA Cup 3rd round
24 Jan 1987 Tottenham Hotspur v Aston Villa W 3-0 League Division One
27 Jan 1987 West Ham United v Tottenham Hotspur D 1-1 League Cup Quarter-final
31 Jan 1987 Tottenham Hotspur v Crystal Palace W 4-0 FA Cup 4th round
02 Feb 1987 Tottenham Hotspur v West Ham United W 5-0 League Cup Quarter-final replay
08 Feb 1987 Arsenal v Tottenham Hotspur W 0-1 League Cup Semi-final 1st leg
14 Feb 1987 Tottenham Hotspur v Southampton W 2-0 League Division One
21 Feb 1987 Tottenham Hotspur v Newcastle United W 1-0 FA Cup 5th round
25 Feb 1987 Tottenham Hotspur v Leicester City W 5-0 League Division One
01 Mar 1987 Tottenham Hotspur v Arsenal L 1-2
Agg: 2-2
League Cup Semi-final 2nd leg
04 Mar 1987 Tottenham Hotspur v Arsenal L 1-2 League Cup Semi-final replay
07 Mar 1987 Tottenham Hotspur v Queens Park Rangers W 1-0 League Division One
15 Mar 1987 Wimbledon v Tottenham Hotspur W 0-2 FA Cup Quarter-final
22 Mar 1987 Tottenham Hotspur v Liverpool W 1-0 League Division One
25 Mar 1987 Newcastle United v Tottenham Hotspur D 1-1 League Division One
28 Mar 1987 Luton Town v Tottenham Hotspur L 3-1 League Division One
04 Apr 1987 Tottenham Hotspur v Norwich City W 3-0 League Division One
07 Apr 1987 Sheffield Wednesday v Tottenham Hotspur W 0-1 League Division One
11 Apr 1987 Tottenham Hotspur v Watford W 4-1 FA Cup Semi-final
15 Apr 1987 Manchester City v Tottenham Hotspur D 1-1 League Division One
18 Apr 1987 Tottenham Hotspur v Charlton Athletic W 1-0 League Division One
20 Apr 1987 West Ham United v Tottenham Hotspur L 2-1 League Division One
22 Apr 1987 Wimbledon v Tottenham Hotspur D 2-2 League Division One
25 Apr 1987 Tottenham Hotspur v Oxford United W 3-1 League Division One
02 May 1987 Nottingham Forest v Tottenham Hotspur L 2-0 League Division One
04 May 1987 Tottenham Hotspur v Manchester United W 4-0 League Division One
09 May 1987 Watford v Tottenham Hotspur L 1-0 League Division One
16 May 1987 Coventry City v Tottenham Hotspur L 3-2 FA Cup Final
15 Aug 1987 Coventry City v Tottenham Hotspur L 2-1 League Division One
19 Aug 1987 Tottenham Hotspur v Newcastle United W 3-1 League Division One
22 Aug 1987 Tottenham Hotspur v Chelsea W 1-0 League Division One
29 Aug 1987 Watford v Tottenham Hotspur D 1-1 League Division One
01 Sep 1987 Tottenham Hotspur v Oxford United W 3-0 League Division One
05 Sep 1987 Everton v Tottenham Hotspur D 0-0 League Division One
12 Sep 1987 Tottenham Hotspur v Southampton W 2-1 League Division One
19 Sep 1987 West Ham United v Tottenham Hotspur W 0-1 League Division One
23 Sep 1987 Torquay United v Tottenham Hotspur L 1-0 League Cup 2nd round 1st leg
26 Sep 1987 Manchester United v Tottenham Hotspur L 1-0 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
1982-83 Scotland British Championships 3
1982-83 Scotland International Friendly 3
1
1982-83 Scotland UEFA European Championship 1
1982-83 Scotland UEFA Under-21 3
1
1983-84 Scotland British Championships 3
1983-84 Scotland International Friendly 2
1983-84 Scotland UEFA European Championship 2
1983-84 Scotland UEFA Under-21 2
1984-85 Scotland FIFA World Cup 2
1984-85 Scotland International Friendly 1
1
1985-86 Scotland FIFA World Cup 5
1985-86 Scotland International Friendly 4
1
1986-87 Scotland Rous Cup 2
1986-87 Scotland UEFA European Championship 5
1987-88 Scotland International Friendly 3
1987-88 Scotland Rous Cup 2
1988-89 Scotland FIFA World Cup 4
2
1988-89 Scotland International Friendly 1
1989-90 Scotland FIFA World Cup 2
1989-90 Scotland International Friendly 5
1990-91 Scotland International Friendly 1
1990-91 Scotland UEFA European Championship 1
1991-92 Scotland International Friendly 3
1991-92 Scotland UEFA European Championship 4
1
1992-93 Scotland FIFA World Cup 2
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
12 Oct 1982 Scotland v East Germany W 2-0 UEFA U21 Group
16 Nov 1982 Switzerland v Scotland W 3-4 UEFA U21 Group
14 Dec 1982 Belgium v Scotland W 1-2 UEFA U21 Group
30 Mar 1983 Scotland v Switzerland D 2-2 UEFA European Championship Group 1
24 May 1983 Scotland v Northern Ireland D 0-0 British Championships
28 May 1983 Wales v Scotland W 0-2 British Championships
01 Jun 1983 England v Scotland L 2-0 British Championships
12 Jun 1983 Canada v Scotland W 0-2 International Friendly
16 Jun 1983 Canada v Scotland W 0-3 International Friendly
20 Jun 1983 Canada v Scotland W 0-2 International Friendly
21 Sep 1983 Scotland v Uruguay W 2-0 International Friendly
12 Oct 1983 Scotland v Belgium D 1-1 UEFA European Championship Group 1
16 Nov 1983 East Germany v Scotland L 2-1 UEFA European Championship Group 1
13 Dec 1983 Northern Ireland v Scotland L 2-0 British Championships
28 Feb 1984 Scotland v Wales W 2-1 British Championships
14 Mar 1984 Scotland v Yugoslavia W 2-1 UEFA U21 Quarter-final
04 Apr 1984 Yugoslavia v Scotland L 3-1 UEFA U21 Quarter-final
26 May 1984 Scotland v England D 1-1 British Championships
01 Jun 1984 France v Scotland L 2-0 International Friendly
27 Feb 1985 Spain v Scotland L 1-0 FIFA World Cup Group 7
25 May 1985 Scotland v England W 1-0 International Friendly
28 May 1985 Iceland v Scotland W 0-1 FIFA World Cup Group 7
10 Sep 1985 Wales v Scotland D 1-1 FIFA World Cup Group 7
16 Oct 1985 Scotland v East Germany D 0-0 International Friendly
04 Dec 1985 Australia v Scotland D 0-0 FIFA World Cup Europe v Oceania play-off
28 Jan 1986 Israel v Scotland W 0-1 International Friendly
26 Mar 1986 Scotland v Romania W 3-0 International Friendly
23 Apr 1986 England v Scotland L 2-1 International Friendly
04 Jun 1986 Denmark v Scotland L 1-0 FIFA World Cup Finals group E
08 Jun 1986 West Germany v Scotland L 2-1 FIFA World Cup Finals group E
13 Jun 1986 Scotland v Uruguay D 0-0 FIFA World Cup Finals group E
10 Sep 1986 Scotland v Bulgaria D 0-0 UEFA European Championship Group 7
15 Oct 1986 Republic of Ireland v Scotland D 0-0 UEFA European Championship Group 7
12 Nov 1986 Scotland v Luxembourg W 3-0 UEFA European Championship Group 7
18 Feb 1987 Scotland v Republic of Ireland L 0-1 UEFA European Championship Group 7
01 Apr 1987 Belgium v Scotland L 4-1 UEFA European Championship Group 7
23 May 1987 Scotland v England D 0-0 ROUS CUP
26 May 1987 Scotland v Brazil L 0-2 ROUS CUP
09 Sep 1987 Scotland v Hungary W 2-0 International Friendly
17 Feb 1988 Saudi Arabia v Scotland D 2-2 International Friendly
27 Apr 1988 Spain v Scotland D 0-0 International Friendly
17 May 1988 Scotland v Colombia D 0-0 ROUS CUP
21 May 1988 England v Scotland L 1-0 ROUS CUP
19 Oct 1988 Scotland v Yugoslavia D 1-1 FIFA World Cup Group 5
22 Dec 1988 Italy v Scotland L 2-0 International Friendly
08 Feb 1989 Cyprus v Scotland W 2-3 FIFA World Cup Group 5
08 Mar 1989 Scotland v France W 2-0 FIFA World Cup Group 5
26 Apr 1989 Scotland v Cyprus W 2-1 FIFA World Cup Group 5
11 Oct 1989 France v Scotland L 3-0 FIFA World Cup Group 5
28 Mar 1990 Scotland v Argentina W 1-0 International Friendly
25 Apr 1990 Scotland v East Germany L 0-1 International Friendly
16 May 1990 Scotland v Egypt L 1-3 International Friendly
19 May 1990 Scotland v Poland D 1-1 International Friendly
28 May 1990 Malta v Scotland W 1-2 International Friendly
11 Jun 1990 Costa Rica v Scotland L 1-0 FIFA World Cup Finals Group C
06 Feb 1991 Scotland v USSR L 0-1 International Friendly
27 Mar 1991 Scotland v Bulgaria D 1-1 UEFA European Championship Group 2
13 Nov 1991 Scotland v San Marino W 4-0 UEFA European Championship Group 2
19 Feb 1992 Scotland v Northern Ireland W 1-0 International Friendly
21 May 1992 Canada v Scotland W 1-3 International Friendly
03 Jun 1992 Norway v Scotland D 0-0 International Friendly
12 Jun 1992 Netherlands v Scotland L 1-0 UEFA European Championship Finals group 2
15 Jun 1992 Scotland v Germany L 0-2 UEFA European Championship Finals group 2
18 Jun 1992 Scotland v CIS W 3-0 UEFA European Championship Finals group 2
09 Sep 1992 Switzerland v Scotland L 3-1 FIFA World Cup Group 1
28 Apr 1993 Portugal v Scotland L 5-0 FIFA World Cup Group 1


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