Stuart Ripley

Where is Stuart Ripley now?

A Premier League winner with Blackburn Rovers, Stuart Ripley retired from playing in 2002 after a spell at Southampton.

Upon retiring from playing professionally, Ripley went back into education and studied for a degree in French, criminology and law.

He also spent time coaching at non-league side Wigan Cosmos whilst completing his UEFA coaching badges.




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In 2010 Stuart Ripley qualified as a solicitor and worked for a law firm in the North West in the sports law department.

Ripley left the firm in 2013 and is now looking to go into a career as a lecturer.

Ripley is currently a member of the Football Association’s judicial panel hearing cases relating to matters such as doping, safeguarding, agent activity and discrimination.

His son, Connor Ripley has followed him into football and plays as a goalkeeper in the lower leagues.

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Stuart Ripley: Premier League Statistics

NationalityEngland
PositionMidfielder
Appearances240
Goals14
Yellow Cards7
Red Cards0
Premier League Teams Played forBlackburn Rovers, Southampton

Statistics courtesy of www.premierleague.com