Matthew Richardson

Matthew Richardson

Matthew Richardson

Matthew Richo Richardson is a retired Australian rules footballer and current media personality who represented Richmond in the Australian Football League AFL On 4 March 2014 Richardson became a member of the AFLs All Australian selection committee Known for his marking prowess speed and work rate He was the clubs key forward through the mid 1990s and the 2000s He led the clubs goalkicking for thirteen seasons and was selected in the All Australian Team three times in 1996 1999 and 2008 Richardsons 800 career goals currently see him ranked second behind Jack Titus at Richmond and eleventh on the all time list of AFLVFL goalkickers He also holds the record for most goals kicked without winning a Coleman Medal He currently holds the record for the most goals kicked at the Melbourne Cricket Ground Richardson was one of the most popular players in the competition this was shown when the crowd at the 2008 Brownlow Medal cheered every vote he got Mark Robinson from the Herald Sun wrote M Richardson Im sure there wouldnt have been a more popular winner