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Getting to Know - Michael Carrick

Getting to Know - Michael Carrick
A series where we, as the title suggest; get to know those within the Manchester United camp.

Name - Michael Carrick

Date of Birth - 28th July 1981

Place of Birth - Wallsend, Tyne and Wear, England

Position - Central midfielder

Height - 1.88 m (6 ft 2 in)

Youth Career -
1986-1997 - Wallsend Boys Club
1997-1999 - West Ham United

Senior Career -
1999-2004 - West Ham United
1999 - Swindon Town (loan)
2000 - Birmingham City (loan)
2004-2006 - Tottenham Hotspur

2006- Manchester United

International Career - England U18
2000-2003 - England U21
2006 - England B
2001+ England

Interesting Facts -

1 - Carrick transferred from Tottenham Hotspur to Manchester United for a fee of 18 million in 2006.

2 - Carrick was a key member of the United team when they won the Premier League in 2006/07 season.

3 - Carrick has earned himself 35 international caps but, as of 2015, has been unsuccessful in scoring an international goal.

4 - Carrick made his debut for Manchester United on 4th August 2006 in a friendly victory over Porto in the Amsterdam Tournament.

5 - Carrick scored his first Manchester United goal on 13th January 2007, in a game against Aston Villa which United won 3-1.

Writer:Charlie Bacchus
Date:Friday August 7 2015
Time: 6:49PM

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