Richard Boyle

Position:
DF
D.o.B: 24/09/1869
Birthplace: Dumbarton
Appearances: 242
Goals: 8
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‘Dickie’ Boyle standing at the just five feet six inches tall was signed by Everton in August 1892 and he made his debut in a Blue shirt in the first ever game at Goodison Park.

Boyle made an instant impact at Everton, eventually stepping up to the role of captain. He was a leader, a strong tackler and he was famed for his pin-point accurate passes and also for his surging runs from the back too.

He made 242 appearances for the club, scoring eight goals. He played in the two defeated FA Cup Final sides of 1893 and 1897 before moving back to Scotland with Dundee in 1901.

Career Stats - Richard Boyle (First team)

League FA Cup League Cup Europe Total
Season App. Gls. App. Gls. App. Gls. App. Gls. App. Gls.
1892 1893 24 0 7 0 0 0 0 0 31 0
1893 1894 21 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 21 1
1894 1895 30 2 4 0 0 0 0 0 34 2
1895 1896 30 3 3 0 0 0 0 0 33 3
1896 1897 29 0 5 1 0 0 0 0 34 1
1897 1898 22 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 22 0
1898 1899 34 1 2 0 0 0 0 0 36 1
1899 1900 29 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 29 0
1900 1901 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 2 0
Total 221 7 21 1 0 0 0 0 242 8
Please note, not all competitions are listed on this page. In some cases, this may result in a discrepancy between the displayed totals for appearances and goals.

Club From To App. Gls.
Everton 03/09/1892 13/04/1901 242 8

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