Craig Gardner

Born: November 25, 1986 (age 30)

Height: 5'10" (178cm)

Hometown: Solihull, England
Nationality: England flag English

Position: Centre-midfielder
Team: Birmingham City (no. 8)
Craig Gardner of West Bromwich Albion during the Barclays Premier League match between Watford and West Bromwich Albion at Vicarage Road on August 15, 2015
Career History
Youth2003-2005Aston Villa
Senior2005-2010Aston Villa
2010-2011Birmingham City
2011-2014Sunderland
2014-2017West Bromwich Albion
→ 2017Birmingham City (loan)
2017-Birmingham City
International2007-2009England Under-21s
Sports Mole has 362 articles about Craig Gardner. Articles 1 to 40:
A general view of Birmingham City's St Andrews stadium on February 25, 2012
Birmingham City sign Everton youngster Liam Walsh
Birmingham City sign Everton youngster Liam Walsh on loan until January.
Sep 1, 00:15
Gary Gardner of Aston Villa moves away with the ball during the pre season friendly match between Swindon Town and Aston Villa at the County Ground on July 21, 2015
Gary Gardner joins Barnsley on loan
Aston Villa midfielder Gary Gardner joins Barnsley on loan for the remainder of the 2017-18 campaign.
Aug 31, 21:12
General view ahead of kick off in the npower Championship match between Birmingham City and Nottingham Forest, at St Andrews Stadium on February 25, 2012
Birmingham City sign Luton Town striker Isaac Vassell on four-year deal
Birmingham City announce the signing of Luton Town striker Isaac Vassell - cousin of former Aston Villa and England striker Darius - on a four-year contract.
Aug 14, 11:17
Craig Gardner of West Bromwich Albion celebrates scoring against Crystal Palace at The Hawthorns on February 27, 2016
Team News: Harry Redknapp starts Marc Roberts, Cheikh N'Doye
Harry Redknapp hands starts to Marc Roberts and Cheikh N'Doye for Birmingham City's trip to Ipswich Town.
Aug 5, 14:05
Aden Flint poses with his player of the month award for February 2016
Harry Redknapp confirms Aden Flint, Joe Bryan bid rejected
Birmingham City manager Harry Redknapp confirms that the club have been rejected in a joint bid for Bristol City defenders Aden Flint and Joe Bryan.
Aug 3, 16:49
Harry Redknapp Manager of Queens Park Rangers ahead of the Sky Bet Championship Play Off Semi Final second leg match between Queens Park Rangers and Wigan Athletic at Loftus Road on May 12, 2014
Harry Redknapp looking for "a few new faces" before transfer window closes
Harry Redknapp is due to meet with a couple of potential playing targets on Monday in an attempt to further bolster his Birmingham City squad ahead of the new campaign.
Jul 16, 10:32
Ashley Cole of AS Roma looks on during the UEFA Champions League Group E match between Manchester City FC and AS Roma on September 30, 2014
Birmingham City keen to sign Los Angeles Galaxy defender Ashley Cole?
Birmingham City manager Harry Redknapp reportedly shows an interest in signing Ashley Cole from Los Angeles Galaxy.
Jul 14, 17:40
Stewart Downing in action for Middlesbrough on August 28, 2016
Birmingham City show interest in Middlesbrough midfielder Stewart Downing?
Birmingham City are reportedly ready to open talks with Middlesbrough midfielder Stewart Downing over a summer move to St Andrew's.
Jul 14, 12:56
Harry Redknapp Manager of Queens Park Rangers ahead of the Sky Bet Championship Play Off Semi Final second leg match between Queens Park Rangers and Wigan Athletic at Loftus Road on May 12, 2014
Harry Redknapp: 'Next season not all about Aston Villa, Birmingham City'
Harry Redknapp believes that "15 or 16 teams" could challenge for promotion from the Championship next season, including both Aston Villa and his Birmingham City side.
Jul 9, 20:48
Big Tom Cairney in action during the FA Cup game between Cardiff City and Fulham on January 8, 2017
Championship: Transfer ins and outs - Summer 2017
Keep track of all of the confirmed transfers in the Championship with Sports Mole's comprehensive guide.
Jun 6, 12:00
Craig Gardner in action for West Brom on December 2, 2014
Craig Gardner leaves West Bromwich Albion to rejoin Birmingham City
Birmingham City confirm the re-signing of midfielder Craig Gardner from fellow West Midlanders West Bromwich Albion for an undisclosed fee.
May 11, 18:39
Huddersfield Town manager David Wagner is unimpressed on October 16, 2016
EFL questions Huddersfield Town over team selection in Birmingham City defeat
The EFL confirms that it has written to Huddersfield Town to "request their observations regarding team selection" for Saturday's defeat by Birmingham City.
May 2, 18:13
Leeds United manager Garry Monk on November 29, 2016
Result: Chris Wood double helps Leeds United beat Birmingham City
Chris Wood scores twice as Leeds United record a 3-1 win at Birmingham City in the Championship on Friday night.
Mar 3, 21:40
Paul Lambert, manager of Aston Villa gives instructions during the Barclays Premier League match between Liverpool and Aston Villa at Anfield on January 18, 2014
Result: Ten-man Birmingham City win at Wolverhampton Wanderers
First-half goals from Maikel Kieftenbeld and David Davis see 10-man Birmingham City record a 2-1 win at Wolverhampton Wanderers in the Championship.
Feb 24, 21:41
Danny Batth in action for Wolves on August 10, 2014
Team News: Four changes for Wolverhampton Wanderers
Paul Lambert makes four changes to his Wolverhampton Wanderers side as they welcome Birmingham City to Molineux.
Feb 24, 18:49
Sheffield Wednesday manager Carlos Carvalhal ahead of the Sky Bet Championship match between Bolton Wanderers and Sheffield Wednesday at Reebok Stadium on September 15, 2015
Result: Jordan Rhodes nets in comfortable Sheffield Wednesday win
Sheffield Wednesday strengthen their grip on a playoff position in the Championship with a 3-0 win over Birmingham City at Hillsborough.
Feb 10, 22:05
Liverpool's foward Jerome Sinclair in action during the UEFA Youth League match between SL Benfica and Liverpool FC on February 24, 2015
Jerome Sinclair joins Birmingham City on loan
Watford striker Jerome Sinclair joins Birmingham City on loan until the end of the season.
Jan 31, 17:13
Jake Livermore for Hull on January 18, 2015
Jake Livermore completes West Bromwich Albion move
Hull City midfielder Jake Livermore completes his move to West Bromwich Albion.
Jan 20, 09:04
General view ahead of kick off in the npower Championship match between Birmingham City and Nottingham Forest, at St Andrews Stadium on February 25, 2012
Birmingham City confirm signing of Virtus Entella left-back Cheick Keita
Birmingham City complete the signing of Virtus Entella left-back Cheick Keita for an undisclosed fee said to be in the region of £1m.
Jan 19, 19:11
Craig Gardner of West Bromwich Albion celebrates scoring against Crystal Palace at The Hawthorns on February 27, 2016
West Bromwich Albion's Craig Gardner joins Birmingham City on loan
Experienced midfielder Craig Gardner joins Birmingham City on loan from West Bromwich Albion, with the view to a permanent move at the end of the season.
Jan 11, 16:29
Craig Gardner of West Bromwich Albion celebrates scoring against Crystal Palace at The Hawthorns on February 27, 2016
Report: Craig Gardner to undergo Birmingham City medical
West Bromwich Albion midfielder Craig Gardner will join Birmingham City on an initial loan deal, a report claims, should he successfully pass his medical.
Jan 11, 14:12
James McClean of West Bromwich Albion in action during the Barclays Premier League match between Aston Villa and West Bromwich Albion at Villa Park on September 19, 2015
James McClean pens new West Bromwich Albion deal
James McClean signs a new contract at West Bromwich Albion to keep him at The Hawthorns until 2019, with the option of a further year.
Dec 30, 09:46
Manchester United manager Jose Mourinho watches on from the stands ahead of his side's Premier League clash with Swansea City at the Liberty Stadium on November 6, 2016
Preview: West Bromwich Albion vs. Manchester United
Sports Mole previews Saturday's Premier League clash between West Bromwich Albion and Manchester United at The Hawthorns.
Dec 15, 15:07
Steve Bruce watches on during the Championship playoff semi-final between Derby County and Hull City on May 14, 2016
Team News: Three changes for Aston Villa
Steve Bruce makes three changes to his Aston Villa side for their trip to Leeds United.
Dec 3, 16:43
Craig Gardner of West Bromwich Albion celebrates scoring against Crystal Palace at The Hawthorns on February 27, 2016
Craig Gardner signs new two-year deal with West Bromwich Albion
Midfielder Craig Gardner signs a new two-year deal with West Bromwich Albion.
Oct 12, 18:06
Saido Berahino sits on the bench prior to the game between West Brom and Stoke on January 2, 2016
Team News: Saido Berahino drops to West Bromwich Albion bench
Tony Pulis makes three alterations to his West Bromwich Albion starting lineup, while Aitor Karanka is forced into his solitary change for today's Premier League clash.
Aug 28, 12:34
Gareth Barry celebrates scoring during the game between Everton and Swansea on January 24, 2016
Result: Everton see off West Bromwich Albion to earn first win under Ronald Koeman
Everton beat West Bromwich Albion 2-1 at The Hawthorns to secure their first win under Ronald Koeman.
Aug 20, 16:54
Salomon Rondon celebrates scoring during the Premier League game between West Bromwich Albion and Liverpool on May 15, 2016
Result: Salomon Rondon gives West Bromwich Albion opening-day win over Crystal Palace
West Bromwich Albion begin their new Premier League campaign with a 1-0 victory away at Crystal Palace, thanks to a second-half header from striker Salomon Rondon.
Aug 13, 16:58
Saido Berahino sits on the bench prior to the game between West Brom and Stoke on January 2, 2016
Team News: Saido Berahino starts for West Bromwich Albion
Saido Berahino is in the West Bromwich Albion starting XI for the trip to Crystal Palace.
Aug 13, 14:05
Tony Pulis calls the shots during the Premier League game between Manchester City and West Bromwich Albion on April 9, 2016
Result: West Bromwich Albion suffer defeat to Torquay United
A strong West Bromwich Albion side suffer a 2-1 defeat at the hands of Torquay United at Plainmoor.
Aug 1, 21:19
Callum McManaman #19 of West Bromwich Albion stops a ball during an International friendly soccer match between West Bromwich Albion and the Orlando City SC at the Orlando Citrus Bowl on July 15, 2015 in Orlando, Florida. Orlando won the match 3-1.
Result: West Bromwich Albion begin tour of Netherlands with win over Vitesse
West Bromwich Albion get off to a winning start on their pre-season tour of Netherlands courtesy of a 2-1 victory over Vitesse.
Jul 21, 19:17
Matt Ritchie celebrates scoring during the Premier League game between Bournemouth and West Bromwich Albion on May 7, 2016
Result: Matt Ritchie rescues draw for Bournemouth against West Bromwich Albion
Matt Ritchie cancels out a Salomon Rondon opener as Bournemouth and West Bromwich Albion play out a 1-1 draw at Dean Court.
May 7, 17:20
Mark Noble celebrates scoring his side's second goal during the Premier League match between West Bromwich Albion and West Ham United on April 30, 2016
Result: Mark Noble double helps West Ham United coast past West Bromwich Albion
West Ham United move into fifth place in the Premier League table with a 3-0 victory away at West Bromwich Albion.
Apr 30, 16:52
West Bromwich Albion's Craig Dawson scores his team's first goal during against Tottenham Hotspur on April 25, 2016
Result: Tottenham Hotspur see Premier League title hopes falter with West Brom draw
Leicester City are three points away from the Premier League title after Tottenham Hotspur draw 1-1 with West Bromwich Albion.
Apr 25, 21:52
Mauricio Pochettino applauds after the Premier League game between Stoke City and Tottenham Hotspur on April 18, 2016
Team News: Tottenham Hotspur name unchanged lineup against West Bromwich Albion
Tottenham Hotspur keep the faith in the team that thrashed Stoke City for their home clash with West Bromwich Albion.
Apr 25, 19:05
Mauricio Pochettino congratulates Dele Alli during the Premier League game between Stoke City and Tottenham Hotspur on April 18, 2016
Preview: Tottenham Hotspur vs. West Bromwich Albion
Sports Mole previews Monday's Premier League clash between Tottenham Hotspur and West Bromwich Albion at White Hart Lane.
Apr 22, 13:22
Alexis Sanchez celebrates with Hector Bellerin after scoring the opening goal during the Premier League match between Arsenal and West Bromwich Albion on April 21, 2016
Result: Alexis Sanchez double guides Arsenal past West Bromwich Albion
Two first-half goals from Alexis Sanchez earn Arsenal a 2-0 victory over West Bromwich Albion in the Premier League.
Apr 21, 21:34
Joe 'head and shoulders' Hart applauds supporters during the Champions League quarter-final between Paris Saint-Germain and Manchester City on April 6, 2016
Team News: Joe Hart, Samir Nasri back for Manchester City
Joe Hart and Samir Nasri return to the Manchester City starting XI as they welcome West Bromwich Albion to the Etihad.
Apr 9, 16:34
West Bromwich Albion's Welsh Head Coach Tony Pulis gestures from the touchline during the English Premier League football match between Manchester United and West Bromwich Albion at Old Trafford stadium in Manchester, north west England, on November 7, 20
Tony Pulis happy with "hard-earned point" against Leicester City
West Bromwich Albion boss Tony Pulis hails his side for their "hard-earned point" against Leicester, but also reveals his desire to see the Foxes win the title this term.
Mar 1, 22:51
Jamie Vardy celebrates with Andy King during the Premier League game between Leicester City and West Bromwich Albion on March 1, 2016
Andy King: 'Leicester City should have beaten West Bromwich Albion'
Leicester midfielder Andy King admits that his side should have beaten West Bromwich Albion having been held to a 2-2 home draw by the Baggies.
Mar 1, 22:06



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