Date: 7th August 2015 at 6:49pm
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A series where we, as the title suggest; get to know those within the Manchester United camp.

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.