Karl Ready

Karl ReadyJoining QPR as a 14 year old trainee and having served them for over a decade, Karl Ready arrived at Fir Park in the summer of 2001 after departing Loftus Road having spent time in the Premiership and First Division, gaining five Welsh caps at the same time. Billy Davies was quick off the mark and signed the big defender on 10th July 2001 on a free transfer. His introduction to the SPL was a torrid one, seeing him being booked within minutes of his debut at Dunfermline Athletic in a 5-2 defeat, this was followed by bookings in each of his first two home games and being substituted during the first half of the Killie game at Fir Park.

The Welshman would come onto a game as the season progressed, he scored his first goal against Aberdeen at Pittodrie with a magnificent set piece routine where midfielder Andy Dow chipped it over the Don’s defensive wall with Ready unmarked firing home. Sadly it ended on a bad note for Karl as he was one of nineteen players to be released when the club went into administration. He became somewhat despondent after this event as he went through a similar experience with QPR only a matter or years earlier, he later turned out for English sides Aldershot and Crawley Town.

Karl Ready
6′ 1″
Date of Birth:
14th August 1972
Place of Birth:
Neath, Wales

Football Career:

Queen’s Park Rangers 1990 2001
Motherwell 2001 2002
Aldershot Town 2002 2003
Crawley Town 2003 2004
Farnborough Town 2004

Well Career:

Apps Goals
35 (1) 3
Scottish Cup:
0 0
League Cup:
1 0
0 0
36 (1) 3