Ryan Valentine

Date of birth19 August 1982
Place of birthWrexham
NationalityWelsh
Weight76 kg
Height1.80 m
PositionDefender/Midfielder

Valentine, who has represented Wales at all levels from Under-15 to Under-21, joined Darlington on a one-year contract after failing to make the first XI at Everton.

His contract at Darlington was extended to June 2006 in May 2005.

Valentine joined Wrexham - his hometown club - in July 2006 with a two-year contract.

He joined Hereford United in May 2009 with a one-year contract.

Club history

Team Joined Left Loan / Trialist
Everton 01 Sep 1999 30 Jun 2002
Oxford United 08 Apr 2002 26 Apr 2002 T
Darlington 18 Jul 2002 30 Jun 2006
Wrexham 03 Aug 2006 30 Jun 2008
Darlington 18 Jan 2008 31 May 2008 L
Darlington 01 Jul 2008 29 May 2009
Hereford United 29 May 2009 30 Jun 2011
AFC Telford United 01 Jul 2011 30 Jun 2013

Club stats

Season Team Competition Apps Subs Goals Y R
2002-03 Darlington FA Cup 3
2002-03 Darlington LDV Vans Trophy 1
2002-03 Darlington League Cup 1
2002-03 Darlington League Division 3 43
1
4
1
2003-04 Darlington LDV Vans Trophy 1
2003-04 Darlington League Cup 2
2003-04 Darlington League Division 3 33
7
2
6
1
2004-05 Darlington FA Cup 2
2004-05 Darlington LDV Vans Trophy 1
2004-05 Darlington League Two 32
4
1
2005-06 Darlington FA Cup 1
2005-06 Darlington LDV Vans Trophy 1
1
2005-06 Darlington League Cup 1
2005-06 Darlington League Two 43
7
2006-07 Wrexham FA Cup 1
1
2006-07 Wrexham Johnstones Paint Trophy 1
2006-07 Wrexham League Cup 1
2006-07 Wrexham League Two 32
2
2
12
1
2007-08 Darlington League Two 13
4
2
2007-08 Wrexham FA Cup 1
2007-08 Wrexham Johnstones Paint Trophy 1
2007-08 Wrexham League Cup 2
1
2007-08 Wrexham League Two 14
2
2008-09 Darlington FA Cup 2
1
2008-09 Darlington League Cup 1
2008-09 Darlington League Two 30
1
7
2009-10 Hereford United FA Cup 2
1
2009-10 Hereford United Johnstones Paint Trophy 1
2009-10 Hereford United League Cup 1
2009-10 Hereford United League Two 40
4
10
2
2010-11 Hereford United Johnstones Paint Trophy 1
2010-11 Hereford United League Cup 1
2010-11 Hereford United League Two 16
4


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
10 Aug 2002 Cambridge United v Darlington W 1-2 League Division 3
13 Aug 2002 Darlington v Swansea City D 2-2 League Division 3
17 Aug 2002 Darlington v Oxford United L 0-1 League Division 3
24 Aug 2002 Rochdale v Darlington D 1-1 League Division 3
27 Aug 2002 Darlington v Carlisle United W 2-0 League Division 3
31 Aug 2002 Kidderminster Harriers v Darlington D 1-1 League Division 3
10 Sep 2002 Huddersfield Town v Darlington L 2-0 League Cup Preliminary round 1st leg
14 Sep 2002 Hartlepool United v Darlington L 4-1 League Division 3
17 Sep 2002 York City v Darlington L 1-0 League Division 3
21 Sep 2002 Darlington v AFC Bournemouth D 2-2 League Division 3
24 Sep 2002 Darlington v Wrexham L 0-1 League Division 3
28 Sep 2002 Leyton Orient v Darlington L 2-1 League Division 3
05 Oct 2002 Darlington v Bristol Rovers W 1-0 League Division 3
12 Oct 2002 Bury v Darlington D 2-2 League Division 3
19 Oct 2002 Darlington v Boston United L 2-3 League Division 3
22 Oct 2002 Stockport County v Darlington L 1-0 LDV Vans Trophy 1st round - northern section
26 Oct 2002 Exeter City v Darlington W 0-4 League Division 3
29 Oct 2002 Darlington v Scunthorpe United D 1-1 League Division 3
02 Nov 2002 Darlington v Lincoln City D 0-0 League Division 3
09 Nov 2002 Rushden and Diamonds v Darlington L 2-0 League Division 3
16 Nov 2002 Wrexham v Darlington W 0-2 FA Cup Preliminary round 1st leg
23 Nov 2002 Shrewsbury Town v Darlington D 2-2 League Division 3
30 Nov 2002 Darlington v Southend United W 2-1 League Division 3
07 Dec 2002 Darlington v Stevenage Borough W 4-1 FA Cup 2nd round
14 Dec 2002 Hull City v Darlington W 0-1 League Division 3
21 Dec 2002 Darlington v Macclesfield Town D 0-0 League Division 3
28 Dec 2002 Darlington v Torquay United D 1-1 League Division 3
04 Jan 2003 Darlington v Farnborough Town L 2-3 FA Cup 3rd round
14 Jan 2003 Oxford United v Darlington D 1-1 League Division 3
18 Jan 2003 Darlington v Kidderminster Harriers W 2-1 League Division 3
25 Jan 2003 Torquay United v Darlington L 3-1 League Division 3
04 Feb 2003 Swansea City v Darlington L 1-0 League Division 3
08 Feb 2003 Darlington v Rushden and Diamonds D 2-2 League Division 3
11 Feb 2003 Darlington v Rochdale L 0-1 League Division 3
15 Feb 2003 Lincoln City v Darlington D 1-1 League Division 3
23 Feb 2003 Wrexham v Darlington D 0-0 League Division 3
01 Mar 2003 Darlington v Hartlepool United D 2-2 League Division 3
04 Mar 2003 Darlington v York City W 2-1 League Division 3
08 Mar 2003 AFC Bournemouth v Darlington L 2-0 League Division 3
11 Mar 2003 Darlington v Cambridge United L 1-2 League Division 3
19 Mar 2003 Boston United v Darlington L 1-0 League Division 3
22 Mar 2003 Scunthorpe United v Darlington W 0-1 League Division 3
05 Apr 2003 Southend United v Darlington L 2-0 League Division 3
12 Apr 2003 Darlington v Shrewsbury Town W 5-1 League Division 3
19 Apr 2003 Macclesfield Town v Darlington L 1-0 League Division 3
21 Apr 2003 Darlington v Hull City W 2-0 League Division 3
26 Apr 2003 Bristol Rovers v Darlington L 2-1 League Division 3
03 May 2003 Darlington v Leyton Orient D 2-2 League Division 3
09 Aug 2003 Hull City v Darlington L 4-1 League Division 3
12 Aug 2003 Bradford City v Darlington W 0-0 (5-3) League Cup Preliminary round 1st leg
16 Aug 2003 Darlington v Kidderminster Harriers L 0-2 League Division 3
22 Aug 2003 Northampton Town v Darlington L 1-0 League Division 3
25 Aug 2003 Darlington v Leyton Orient W 2-1 League Division 3
30 Aug 2003 Rochdale v Darlington L 4-2 League Division 3
06 Sep 2003 Darlington v Carlisle United W 2-0 League Division 3
13 Sep 2003 Darlington v Doncaster Rovers W 2-1 League Division 3
16 Sep 2003 York City v Darlington D 1-1 League Division 3
20 Sep 2003 Torquay United v Darlington D 2-2 League Division 3
23 Sep 2003 Wolverhampton Wanderers v Darlington L 2-0 League Cup 2nd round
27 Sep 2003 Darlington v Boston United W 3-0 League Division 3
30 Sep 2003 Darlington v Southend United D 0-0 League Division 3
04 Oct 2003 Mansfield Town v Darlington L 3-1 League Division 3
11 Oct 2003 Darlington v Bristol Rovers L 0-4 League Division 3
14 Oct 2003 Darlington v Hull City L 1-3 LDV Vans Trophy 1st round - northern section
18 Oct 2003 Yeovil Town v Darlington L 1-0 League Division 3
21 Oct 2003 Cheltenham Town v Darlington L 2-1 League Division 3
25 Oct 2003 Darlington v Bury L 1-3 League Division 3
15 Nov 2003 Darlington v Lincoln City D 0-0 League Division 3
22 Nov 2003 Swansea City v Darlington L 1-0 League Division 3
29 Nov 2003 Darlington v Scunthorpe United D 2-2 League Division 3
06 Dec 2003 Darlington v York City W 3-0 League Division 3
28 Dec 2003 Carlisle United v Darlington D 1-1 League Division 3
03 Jan 2004 Leyton Orient v Darlington L 1-0 League Division 3
10 Jan 2004 Darlington v Hull City L 0-1 League Division 3
17 Jan 2004 Kidderminster Harriers v Darlington D 1-1 League Division 3
07 Feb 2004 Huddersfield Town v Darlington W 0-2 League Division 3
14 Feb 2004 Bristol Rovers v Darlington W 0-3 League Division 3
17 Feb 2004 Darlington v Northampton Town L 1-2 League Division 3
21 Feb 2004 Darlington v Yeovil Town W 3-2 League Division 3
28 Feb 2004 Bury v Darlington D 1-1 League Division 3
06 Mar 2004 Macclesfield Town v Darlington W 0-1 League Division 3
09 Mar 2004 Darlington v Cheltenham Town W 2-1 League Division 3
13 Mar 2004 Darlington v Cambridge United L 3-4 League Division 3
20 Mar 2004 Doncaster Rovers v Darlington D 1-1 League Division 3
27 Mar 2004 Darlington v Torquay United D 1-1 League Division 3
10 Apr 2004 Darlington v Mansfield Town W 1-0 League Division 3
12 Apr 2004 Southend United v Darlington L 3-2 League Division 3
17 Apr 2004 Darlington v Oxford United W 2-0 League Division 3
24 Apr 2004 Lincoln City v Darlington D 1-1 League Division 3
01 May 2004 Darlington v Swansea City L 1-2 League Division 3
08 May 2004 Scunthorpe United v Darlington W 0-1 League Division 3
07 Aug 2004 Darlington v Grimsby Town W 1-0 League Two
10 Aug 2004 Yeovil Town v Darlington D 1-1 League Two
14 Aug 2004 Kidderminster Harriers v Darlington L 1-0 League Two
21 Aug 2004 Darlington v Bristol Rovers L 0-1 League Two
28 Aug 2004 Chester City v Darlington W 0-3 League Two
30 Aug 2004 Darlington v Cambridge United D 1-1 League Two
04 Sep 2004 Darlington v Scunthorpe United D 0-0 League Two
11 Sep 2004 Rochdale v Darlington D 1-1 League Two
18 Sep 2004 Darlington v Northampton Town D 1-1 League Two
25 Sep 2004 Macclesfield Town v Darlington L 1-0 League Two
28 Sep 2004 Mansfield Town v Darlington L 0-0 (3-4) LDV Vans Trophy 1st round - northern section
02 Oct 2004 Darlington v Southend United W 4-0 League Two
10 Oct 2004 Oxford United v Darlington W 1-2 League Two
16 Oct 2004 Darlington v Bury L 1-2 League Two
19 Oct 2004 Notts County v Darlington D 1-1 League Two
30 Oct 2004 Darlington v Wycombe Wanderers W 1-0 League Two
06 Nov 2004 Rushden and Diamonds v Darlington W 1-2 League Two
13 Nov 2004 Darlington v Yeovil Town D 3-3 FA Cup Preliminary round 1st leg
17 Nov 2004 Swansea City v Darlington L 2-1 League Two
23 Nov 2004 Yeovil Town v Darlington L 1-0 FA Cup 1st round replay
26 Nov 2004 Cheltenham Town v Darlington W 0-2 League Two
11 Dec 2004 Darlington v Leyton Orient W 3-0 League Two
18 Dec 2004 Boston United v Darlington L 3-1 League Two
01 Jan 2005 Scunthorpe United v Darlington W 0-1 League Two
03 Jan 2005 Darlington v Macclesfield Town W 3-1 League Two
08 Jan 2005 Darlington v Oxford United D 1-1 League Two
15 Jan 2005 Northampton Town v Darlington D 1-1 League Two
22 Jan 2005 Darlington v Shrewsbury Town W 3-0 League Two
29 Jan 2005 Southend United v Darlington L 2-0 League Two
05 Feb 2005 Bury v Darlington W 0-1 League Two
12 Feb 2005 Darlington v Notts County L 1-2 League Two
22 Feb 2005 Darlington v Swansea City W 2-1 League Two
26 Feb 2005 Leyton Orient v Darlington L 1-0 League Two
12 Mar 2005 Darlington v Yeovil Town W 2-1 League Two
19 Mar 2005 Grimsby Town v Darlington W 0-1 League Two
26 Mar 2005 Darlington v Kidderminster Harriers L 0-2 League Two
02 Apr 2005 Darlington v Chester City W 1-0 League Two
16 Apr 2005 Mansfield Town v Darlington D 1-1 League Two
23 Apr 2005 Darlington v Rushden and Diamonds W 2-0 League Two
06 Aug 2005 Rushden and Diamonds v Darlington D 1-1 League Two
09 Aug 2005 Darlington v Stockport County W 2-0 League Two
13 Aug 2005 Darlington v Leyton Orient L 0-1 League Two
20 Aug 2005 Grimsby Town v Darlington W 0-1 League Two
23 Aug 2005 Hartlepool United v Darlington L 3-1 League Cup Preliminary round 1st leg
27 Aug 2005 Chester City v Darlington D 4-4 League Two
29 Aug 2005 Darlington v Rochdale W 2-1 League Two
02 Sep 2005 Darlington v Notts County D 1-1 League Two
10 Sep 2005 Mansfield Town v Darlington D 2-2 League Two
17 Sep 2005 Darlington v Oxford United L 1-2 League Two
24 Sep 2005 Bristol Rovers v Darlington L 1-0 League Two
27 Sep 2005 Darlington v Boston United D 0-0 League Two
01 Oct 2005 Northampton Town v Darlington D 0-0 League Two
07 Oct 2005 Darlington v Macclesfield Town W 1-0 League Two
15 Oct 2005 Bury v Darlington L 1-0 League Two
18 Oct 2005 Kidderminster Harriers v Darlington L 2-1 LDV Vans Trophy 1st round - northern section
22 Oct 2005 Darlington v Cheltenham Town W 3-1 League Two
29 Oct 2005 Wrexham v Darlington L 1-0 League Two
05 Nov 2005 Barnsley v Darlington L 1-0 FA Cup Preliminary round 1st leg
12 Nov 2005 Darlington v Wycombe Wanderers D 1-1 League Two
19 Nov 2005 Macclesfield Town v Darlington L 1-0 League Two
26 Nov 2005 Darlington v Rushden and Diamonds D 1-1 League Two
06 Dec 2005 Shrewsbury Town v Darlington L 3-1 League Two
10 Dec 2005 Stockport County v Darlington W 0-3 League Two
02 Jan 2006 Darlington v Torquay United W 3-2 League Two
07 Jan 2006 Notts County v Darlington L 3-2 League Two
14 Jan 2006 Darlington v Peterborough United W 2-1 League Two
17 Jan 2006 Darlington v Grimsby Town D 0-0 League Two
21 Jan 2006 Oxford United v Darlington W 0-2 League Two
28 Jan 2006 Darlington v Mansfield Town W 4-0 League Two
04 Feb 2006 Boston United v Darlington D 0-0 League Two
11 Feb 2006 Darlington v Bristol Rovers D 1-1 League Two
14 Feb 2006 Peterborough United v Darlington L 2-1 League Two
18 Feb 2006 Darlington v Shrewsbury Town L 0-1 League Two
25 Feb 2006 Leyton Orient v Darlington L 1-0 League Two
11 Mar 2006 Darlington v Chester City W 1-0 League Two
18 Mar 2006 Darlington v Carlisle United L 0-5 League Two
25 Mar 2006 Barnet v Darlington L 1-0 League Two
01 Apr 2006 Darlington v Lincoln City W 4-2 League Two
04 Apr 2006 Rochdale v Darlington W 0-2 League Two
08 Apr 2006 Torquay United v Darlington W 1-2 League Two
15 Apr 2006 Darlington v Northampton Town L 0-1 League Two
17 Apr 2006 Cheltenham Town v Darlington D 1-1 League Two
22 Apr 2006 Darlington v Bury L 2-3 League Two
29 Apr 2006 Wycombe Wanderers v Darlington W 0-1 League Two
06 May 2006 Darlington v Wrexham D 1-1 League Two
19 Jan 2008 Mansfield Town v Darlington W 0-1 League Two
26 Jan 2008 Darlington v Macclesfield Town D 2-2 League Two
29 Jan 2008 Darlington v Accrington Stanley W 1-0 League Two
02 Feb 2008 Wrexham v Darlington L 2-0 League Two
09 Feb 2008 Darlington v Barnet W 1-0 League Two
12 Feb 2008 Notts County v Darlington W 0-1 League Two
16 Feb 2008 Darlington v Mansfield Town L 1-2 League Two
01 Mar 2008 Darlington v Brentford W 3-1 League Two
04 Mar 2008 Darlington v Chester City W 1-0 League Two
08 Mar 2008 Wycombe Wanderers v Darlington L 2-0 League Two
11 Mar 2008 Shrewsbury Town v Darlington D 0-0 League Two
15 Mar 2008 Darlington v Grimsby Town W 3-2 League Two
22 Mar 2008 Chester City v Darlington L 2-1 League Two
24 Mar 2008 Darlington v Morecambe D 2-2 League Two
29 Mar 2008 Darlington v Bradford City L 1-3 League Two
12 Apr 2008 Darlington v Hereford United L 0-1 League Two
19 Apr 2008 Chesterfield v Darlington D 1-1 League Two
26 Aug 2008 Watford v Darlington L 2-1 League Cup 2nd round
06 Sep 2008 Aldershot Town v Darlington L 2-1 League Two
20 Oct 2008 Darlington v Bradford City W 2-1 League Two
25 Oct 2008 Darlington v Dagenham and Redbridge W 3-0 League Two
28 Oct 2008 Rotherham United v Darlington W 0-1 League Two
01 Nov 2008 Grimsby Town v Darlington W 1-2 League Two
08 Nov 2008 Darlington v Droylsden D 0-0 FA Cup Preliminary round 1st leg
15 Nov 2008 Darlington v Lincoln City W 2-0 League Two
18 Nov 2008 Droylsden v Darlington L 1-0 FA Cup 1st round replay
22 Nov 2008 Brentford v Darlington D 1-1 League Two
25 Nov 2008 Darlington v Chester City L 1-2 League Two
20 Dec 2008 Darlington v Barnet D 2-2 League Two
26 Dec 2008 Bury v Darlington D 2-2 League Two
28 Dec 2008 Darlington v Chesterfield D 0-0 League Two
03 Jan 2009 Darlington v AFC Bournemouth W 2-1 League Two
17 Jan 2009 Darlington v Luton Town W 5-1 League Two
27 Jan 2009 Darlington v Rotherham United W 1-0 League Two
31 Jan 2009 Dagenham and Redbridge v Darlington W 0-1 League Two
17 Feb 2009 Bradford City v Darlington D 0-0 League Two
21 Feb 2009 Darlington v Grimsby Town W 1-0 League Two
24 Feb 2009 Darlington v Rochdale L 1-2 League Two
28 Feb 2009 Exeter City v Darlington L 2-0 League Two
03 Mar 2009 Darlington v Notts County W 1-0 League Two
07 Mar 2009 Darlington v Macclesfield Town L 1-2 League Two
10 Mar 2009 Gillingham v Darlington L 1-0 League Two
14 Mar 2009 Port Vale v Darlington L 3-1 League Two
17 Mar 2009 Lincoln City v Darlington W 0-1 League Two
21 Mar 2009 Darlington v Aldershot Town W 2-0 League Two
24 Mar 2009 Accrington Stanley v Darlington L 1-0 League Two
11 Apr 2009 Chesterfield v Darlington D 0-0 League Two
13 Apr 2009 Darlington v Bury D 2-2 League Two
18 Apr 2009 Rochdale v Darlington W 0-2 League Two
25 Apr 2009 Darlington v Brentford L 1-3 League Two
02 May 2009 Chester City v Darlington W 1-2 League Two


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