Russell Griffiths

A strong and commanding goalkeeper, Russell Griffiths joined Everton’s youth academy at the age of 14, he progressed through all the age groups and played a pivotal role for their U18 side that would go on to win the 2013/14 league title.

Despite being selected to appear on the bench in European competition for the Toffees, he route was barred by the likes of Tim Howard and Joel Robles, to enhance the youngsters development he was loaned out to various clubs before he joined Motherwell on loan on the 27th January 2017 replacing the outgoing Dean Brill who failed to make any first team starts for the club.

His loan spell was essentially spent as a reserve as he couldn’t displace Craig Samson, he did however get his chance as he made his debut on the 6th May 2017 as the side fell to a 1-0 defeat at the hands of Ross County, it was a somewhat frustrating afternoon for the Englishman as he had little to do as Motherwell just couldn’t penetrate the Staggie’s defence before they got hit with the proverbial sucker punch.

Griffiths would return on a permanent transfer the following season upon his release from Everton, but much like his last spell in North Lanarkshire he would spend most of it as backup but this time to Trevor Carson. Over his two spells with Motherwell he made ten appearances for the club but he was released at the end of the 2017/18 season.

Russell would later serve AFC Fylde, Chester and AFC Telford United in the lower echelons of English football.

Russell Griffiths
6′ 4″
Date of Birth:
13th April 1996
Place of Birth:

Football Career:

 Everton 2010 2017
Northwich Victoria (Loan) 2015
 Colwyn Bay (Loan) 2015
FC Halifax Town (Loan) 2015
Cheltenham Town (Loan) 2016 2017
Motherwell (Loan)  2017 
Motherwell 2017 2018
AFC Fylde 2018 2019
Chester 2019 2020
AFC Telford United (Loan) 2020
AFC Telford United 2020 2022

Well Career:

Apps Goals
9 (1) 0
Scottish Cup:
0 0
League Cup:
0 0
0 0
9 (1) 0