Player #532

Appearances:

77

Starts:

77

Goals:

2

Seasons:

3

Dick Edwards
Dick Edwards

Source: Football card #33 'Mick' Edwards issued by Anglo Confectionery, 1969.

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Dick Edwards
Dick Edwards

Source: Football card #33 'Mick' Edwards issued by Anglo Confectionery, 1969.

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Dick Edwards

Position

Defender

From

1967-68

To

1969-70

IMAGE CREDIT

Dick Edwards

Seasons Quick-View

Seasons

Age*

24
25
26

Division

D2
D2
D2

Appearances

77
11
45
21

Starts

77
11
45
21

Substitute

0
0
0
0

Unused

0
0
0
0

Goals

2
0
2
0

*Age on opening day of the season

FAC: FA Cup; FL: Football League; D1: Division 1; D2: Division 2; D3: Division 3; PL: Premier League; CH: Championship

FULL SEASON BREAKDOWN

Richard Thomas Edwards

Birth Date

Friday, 20 November 1942

Birth Place

Kirkby-in-Ashfield, Nottinghamshire

Birth Country

England

Villa Youth

n/a

From

Transfer in

Mansfield Town

From

For

£30,000

On

Friday, 1 March 1968

Previous Clubs

1959-67 Notts County |
1967-68 Mansfield Town |

Loans Out

None

Transfer Out

To

Torquay United

For

£8,000

On

June 1970

Subsequent Clubs

1970-73 Torquay United |
1973 Mansfield Town |

Dick Edwards
Dick Edwards

Source: Football card #33 'Mick' Edwards issued by Anglo Confectionery, 1969.

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Dick Edwards
Dick Edwards

Source: Football card #33 'Mick' Edwards issued by Anglo Confectionery, 1969.

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Villa Career

Seasons Active, Fee, Starts (Sub) | Goals |

1968-70 Aston Villa, Free, 77 (0) | 2 |

STARTS

SUBS

GOALS

Played Under

Tommy Cummings |
Tommy Docherty |

First Squad Appearance

Saturday, 16 March 1968

Debut Appearance

Saturday, 16 March 1968

Blackpool (a), Division Two

DEBUT

First Goal

Saturday, 14 December 1968

Final Appearance

Saturday, 17 January 1970

Portsmouth (h), Division Two

FINAL

Final Squad Appearance

Saturday, 17 January 1970

Honours

Played for the Villa

Height

Foot

International Team

Not selected

Dick Edwards

Player #532 for Aston Villa, Richard Thomas Edwards known as Dick Edwards played as a defender for the club.

Between 1967-68 and 1969-70 Dick made 77 appearances and scored twice.

Dick was born in Kirkby-in-Ashfield on 20 November 1942 and he made his debut appearance for Villa on Saturday, 16 March 1968 aged 25.

Villa had signed Dick from Mansfield Town for £30,000 in March 1968 and in total he played for Villa for 3 season.

Dick recalled:

“The biggest club I ever played for was Aston Villa. I didn’t play centre-half until I came to Villa, Tommy [Cummings] signed me as a right-back though I had played in ten different positions. The only position I was never picked was left-wing.”

Edwards made his final appearance for Villa on Saturday, 17 January 1970 aged 27 before moving on to Torquay United in June 1970 for a fee of £8,000 aged 27.

Dick played under Villa managers Dick Taylor, Tommy Cummings, Tommy Docherty and Vic Crowe.