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Richard Tait (footballer)

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Role  Footballer
Number  2
Height  1.81 m

Years  Team
Weight  76 kg
Name  Richard Tait
Date joined  2013
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Full name  Richard Neil Peter Tait
Date of birth  (1989-12-02) 2 December 1989 (age 26)
Playing position  Centre back, Right back
Current team  Grimsby Town F.C. (Defender)

Place of birth  Galashiels, Scotland

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Richard Neil Peter Tait (born 2 December 1989) is a Scottish professional footballer who plays as a Right back for Motherwell.


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Early years

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Born in Galashiels, Tait began his professional career with Ashton-under-Lyne side Curzon Ashton. In January 2008, Tait was signed on a youth contract by Nottingham Forest. On 28 March 2009, Tait joined Conference North side Tamworth on loan. At the end of the 2008–09 Tait was released by Forest.


Tait was snapped up by Conference North side Tamworth following the successful loan. He appeared regularly for the side, and helped Tamworth gain promotion from the Conference North as champions in the 2008–09 season.

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He signed a new deal in February 2012.

Cambridge United

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On 8 May 2013 Tait joined Cambridge United. He appeared in 35 league matches during the season, helping the club return to League Two, being a part of the team that won promotion by winning the 2014 Conference Premier play-off Final. On 8 August 2014 Tait played in Cambridge's first match back in League Two, starting in a 1–0 home win against Plymouth Argyle. At the end of the 2014–15 season the club did not offer him a new deal when his contract expired.

Grimsby Town

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On 30 June 2015, Tait signed for Conference National side Grimsby Town.

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Tait played in Grimsby's 3–1 victory over Forest Green Rovers in the 2016 National League play-off Final at Wembley, seeing Grimsby promoted to League Two after a six-year absence from the Football League.


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On 23 June 2016, Tait signed for Scottish Premiership club Motherwell, agreeing a three-year contract. He scored his first goal for Motherwell on 29 October 2016, in a 4–1 win over Ross County.

Career statistics

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  • Conference North Champions: 2008–09
  • Cambridge United
  • FA Trophy: 2013–14
  • Conference Premier play-offs Winners: 2013–14
  • Grimsby Town
  • National League Play-offs Winners: 2015–16
  • References

    Richard Tait (footballer) Wikipedia