Date of birth
Richardson signed a two-year scholarship with the club in the summer of 2019, after impressing as an U16 throughout the 2018/19 season.
The 16-year-old hit five of the Clarets’ six goals in a 6-1 win on his first start for the Under-18s last November over Crewe Alexandra.
The following month, Richardson scored for England’s Under-16 side in a tournament in Turkey before bagging a hat-trick for the U23s in a Lancashire FA Senior Cup semi-final win over Rochdale in February.
The striker bagged his first goal of the season for U23s in August in a 2-2 draw with Colchester United in the U23 Professional Development League.