Date: 11th August 2015 at 4:09pm
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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 – Tyler Nathan Blackett

Date of Birth – 2nd April 1994

Place of Birth – Manchester, England

Position – Defender

Height – 1.87m (6 ft 2 in)

Youth Career
2002-2012 – Manchester United

Senior Career
2012+ Manchester United
2013-2014 – Blackpool (loan)
2014 – Birmingham City (loan)

International Career
2009 – England U16
2011 – England U17
2011-2012 – England U18
2012-2013 – England U19
2014+ England U21

Interesting Facts

1 – Blackett joined the Manchester United Academy in 2002, aged eight.

2 – Blackett is eligible to play for three international teams; England, Barbados and Jamaica. He has represented England at multiple youth levels.

3 – Blackett`s performances in the last season, 2014-15, led to praise from Louis van Gaal.

4 – Blackett made his debut for Manchester United in August 2014, playing a full 90 minutes in the first match of the 2014/15 season against Swansea City.

5 – Blackett was featured in the England U16 squad when they won their ninth consecutive Victory Shield.