Michael Carrick

Born: July 28, 1981 (age 33)

Height: 6'2" (188cm)

Hometown: Wallsend, England
Nationality: England flag English

Position: Defensive midfielder
Team: Manchester United (no. 16)
Career History
Senior2006-Manchester United
Sports Mole has 546 articles about Michael Carrick. Articles 1 to 40:
Manchester United's Scottish midfielder Darren Fletcher and Yeovil Town's English midfielder Simon Gillett contest a high ball during the English FA Cup third round football match between Yeovil Town and Manchester United at Huish Park in Yeovil, Somerset
Report: Darren Fletcher nears Manchester United exit
Manchester United midfielder Darren Fletcher is expected to join West Ham United on a free transfer.
03:48
Manchester United's Scottish midfielder Darren Fletcher gestures to the crowd at the end of the English Premier League football match between Aston Villa and Manchester United at Villa Park in Birmingham on December 15, 2013
Darren Fletcher to make final Manchester United appearance tonight?
With a move to West Ham United reportedly in the offing, Darren Fletcher may make his last Manchester United appearance for the club's Under-21 side tonight.
12:39
Tom Champion of Cambridge United salutes the fans after the FA Cup Fourth Round match between Cambridge United and Manchester United at The R Costings Abbey Stadium on January 23, 2015
Tom Champion reveals shirt swap with Michael Carrick
Cambridge United captain Tom Champion swaps shirts with Manchester United midfielder Michael Carrick despite the threat of having to replace his own jersey.
Jan 24, 14:13
Michael Carrick of Manchester United in action during the Barclays Premier League match between Manchester United and Hull City at Old Trafford on November 29, 2014
Michael Carrick: 'Cambridge United deserve credit'
Manchester United midfielder Robin van Persie admits that Cambridge United deserve credit for holding the Premier League side to a draw in the FA Cup.
Jan 23, 22:21
Tom Elliott of Cambridge United heads towards goal under pressure from Marouane Fellaini of Manchester United during the FA Cup Fourth Round match between Cambridge United and Manchester United at The R Costings Abbey Stadium on January 23, 2015
Result: Cambridge United earn Old Trafford replay
Cambridge United earn a replay at Old Trafford after holding Manchester United to a goalless draw in the fourth round of the FA Cup.
Jan 23, 21:47
Robbie Simpson of Cambridge celebrates after scoring the teams fifth goal during the Sky Bet League Two match between Cambridge United and Oxford United at The Abbey Stadium on October 11, 2014
Robbie Simpson eyes second Manchester United upset
Robbie Simpson tells Sports Mole that beating Manchester United with Cambridge United "would be the number one win of [his] career".
Jan 21, 12:31
Les Ferdinand of West Ham United applauds the fans as he leaves the pitch during the FA Barclaycard Premiership match against Tottenham Hotspur on March 1, 2003
On this day: Les Ferdinand joins West Ham United
Twelve years ago today, West Ham United completed the signing of veteran striker Les Ferdinand from Tottenham Hotspur.
Jan 21, 09:59
Manchester United's Argentinian midfielder Angel Di Maria and Queens Park Rangers' English defender Nedum Onuoha run after the ball during the English Premier League football match between Queens Park Rangers and Manchester United at Loftus Road Stadium i
Match Analysis: Queens Park Rangers 0-2 Manchester United
Sports Mole dissects the 90 minutes of action as Manchester United beat Queens Park Rangers 2-0 at Loftus Road.
Jan 17, 17:35
Marouane Fellaini of Manchester United celebrates with team-mate Luis Antonio Valencia after scoring the opening goal during the Barclays Premier League match between Queens Park Rangers and Manchester United at Loftus Road on January 17, 2015
Result: Marouane Fellaini, James Wilson win it for Manchester United
Marouane Fellaini and James Wilson score for Manchester United as they battle to a 2-0 win against Queens Park Rangers.
Jan 17, 16:54
Manchester United's Argentinian midfielder Angel Di Maria and Queens Park Rangers' English defender Nedum Onuoha run after the ball during the English Premier League football match between Queens Park Rangers and Manchester United at Loftus Road Stadium i
Half-Time Report: Sloppy Manchester United level with Queens Park Rangers
Queens Park Rangers go into half time with the score at 0-0 in their clash against Manchester United.
Jan 17, 15:48
Darren Fletcher #24 of Manchester United celebrates after scoring the game-winning goal in penalty shootouts against Inter Milan during their match in the International Champions Cup 2014 at FedExField on July 29, 2014
Report: West Bromwich Albion make Darren Fletcher enquiry
West Bromwich Albion are preparing to make a move for Manchester United midfielder Darren Fletcher, according to a report.
Jan 14, 08:29
Manager Louis van Gaal of Manchester United looks on during the Barclays Premier League match between Tottenham Hotspur and Manchester United at White Hart Lane on December 28, 2014
Manchester United players 'try out Thai boxing with martial arts expert Master Sken'
Manchester United's first-team stars are reportedly given a demonstration of Thai boxing.
Jan 13, 13:07
Radamel Falcao of Manchester United gestures during the Barclays Premier League match between Manchester United and Queens Park Rangers at Old Trafford on September 14, 2014
Team News: Radamel Falcao drops out for Manchester United
Angel di Maria replaces Radamel Falcao in the Manchester United starting lineup for their clash against Southampton.
Jan 11, 15:06
Morgan Schneiderlin in action for Southampton on November 30, 2014
Report: Manchester United want Morgan Schneiderlin
Manchester United will reportedly try to pip the North London clubs to the signature of Southampton midfielder Morgan Schneiderlin during January's transfer window.
Jan 4, 09:25
Manchester United players pay tribute to Jimmy Davis while lifting the FA Cup.
Preview: Yeovil Town vs. Manchester United
Sports Mole previews Manchester United's FA Cup third-round trip to League One strugglers Yeovil Town as Louis van Gaal gets his first taste of the competition.
Jan 2, 16:30
Radamel Falcao of Manchester United celebrates scoring his team's first goal during the Barclays Premier League match between Stoke City and Manchester United at Britannia Stadium on January 1, 2015
Result: Manchester United come from behind to draw with Stoke City
Radamel Falcao equalises to give Manchester United a 1-1 draw with Stoke City at the Britannia Stadium.
Jan 1, 14:35
Radamel Falcao of Manchester United celebrates scoring his team's first goal during the Barclays Premier League match between Stoke City and Manchester United at Britannia Stadium on January 1, 2015
Half-Time Report: All square between Stoke City, Manchester United
Radamel Falcao scores to fire Manchester United level in their Premier League clash against Stoke City to cancel out a second-minute opener from Ryan Shawcross.
Jan 1, 13:31
Robin van Persie of Manchester United has his attempt on goal saved by goalkeeper Hugo Lloris of Spurs during the Barclays Premier League match between Tottenham Hotspur and Manchester United at White Hart Lane on December 28, 2014
Result: Tottenham Hotspur, Manchester United share points
Tottenham Hotspur share a goalless Premier League draw with Manchester United at White Hart Lane.
Dec 28, 13:51
Manchester United's English striker Wayne Rooney scores his second goal from the penalty spot during the English Premier League football match between Tottenham Hotspur and Manchester United at White Hart Lane in London, on December 1, 2013
Preview: Tottenham Hotspur vs. Manchester United
Sports Mole previews the Premier League clash between Tottenham and Man United at White Hart Lane, where victory will see Spurs join their opponents in the top four.
Dec 27, 17:01
Rio Ferdinand of QPR salutes the crowd at the end of the Barclays Premier League match between Manchester United and Queens Park Rangers at Old Trafford on September 14, 2014
Rio Ferdinand backs Manchester United for top-three finish
Former Manchester United defender Rio Ferdinand believes that Manchester United will finish the season in the top three and could win a domestic trophy.
Dec 26, 11:17
Michael Carrick of Manchester United in action during the Barclays Premier League match between Manchester United and Hull City at Old Trafford on November 29, 2014
Alex Ferguson: 'Michael Carrick is the best midfielder in the Premier League'
Former Manchester United boss Sir Alex Ferguson says that Michael Carrick is the best midfielder in the Premier League.
Dec 22, 23:11
Radamel Falcao Garcia of Manchester United celebrates scoring their first goal during the Barclays Premier League match between Aston Villa and Manchester United at Villa Park on December 20, 2014
Michael Carrick backs Radamel Falcao to hit goal streak
Manchester United midfielder Michael Carrick backs forward Radamel Falcao to go on 'a bit of a goal streak' following the Colombian's strike against Aston Villa.
Dec 21, 14:10
Radamel Falcao Garcia of Manchester United celebrates scoring their first goal during the Barclays Premier League match between Aston Villa and Manchester United at Villa Park on December 20, 2014
Match Analysis: Aston Villa 1-1 Manchester United
Sports Mole looks back at Aston Villa's 1-1 draw against Manchester United at Villa Park.
Dec 20, 17:39
Manchester United's newly-appointed Dutch manager Louis van Gaal addresses a press conference at Old Trafford in Manchester, north-west England, on July 17, 2014
Louis van Gaal in captaincy mix-up?
Louis van Gaal suggests that Michael Carrick is now the club's vice-captain, ahead of Darren Fletcher, who was given the title at the start of the season.
Dec 20, 11:58
Michael Carrick of Manchester United in action during the Barclays Premier League match between Manchester United and Hull City at Old Trafford on November 29, 2014
Michael Carrick: 'Manchester United keen on title'
Michael Carrick says that Manchester United will continue to fight their way back into contention for the Premier League title.
Dec 19, 23:29
Fulham's USA player Clint Dempsey (L) congratulates Fulham's English striker Bobby Zamora (R) after he scores the second goal during the English Premier League football match on December 19, 2009
On this day: Manchester United slip to Fulham defeat
On this day in 2009, Manchester United's title ambitions suffered a blow after they fell to a surprise 3-0 defeat to Fulham at Craven Cottage.
Dec 19, 09:45
Manchester United's Antonio Valencia celebrates scoring against Bayer Leverkusen on November 27, 2013.
Michael Carrick heaps praise on teammate Antonio Valencia
Manchester United midfielder Michael Carrick praises the hard work and determination of winger Antonio Valencia.
Dec 18, 15:14
Arsenal's Spanish midfielder Santi Cazorla chips the ball as he scores their fourth goal from the penalty spot during the English Premier League football match between Arsenal and Newcastle United at the Emirates Stadium in London on December 13, 2014
Sports Mole's Premier League Team of the Week
Sports Mole picks out the 11 most impressive players from the 16th round of Premier League fixtures.
Dec 16, 10:55
Michael Carrick of Manchester United in action during the Barclays Premier League match between Manchester United and Hull City at Old Trafford on November 29, 2014
Michael Carrick: 'Manchester United can still win title'
Manchester United midfielder Michael Carrick believes that the club can win the Premier League title this season following their 3-0 victory over Liverpool.
Dec 15, 09:26
Michael Carrick of Manchester United in action during the Barclays Premier League match between Manchester United and Hull City at Old Trafford on November 29, 2014
Jamie Redknapp: 'Michael Carrick return has been vital for Manchester United'
Jamie Redknapp feels that Michael Carrick's influence in the Manchester United midfield has been vital in their recent upsurge in form.
Dec 15, 04:14
David De Gea of Manchester United celebrates the first goal during the Barclays Premier League match against Liverpool on December 14, 2014
Robin van Persie hails David de Gea, Michael Carrick after Liverpool win
David de Gea and Michael Carrick were crucial in Manchester United's 3-0 win over Liverpool, according to goalscorer Robin van Persie.
Dec 14, 15:41
Michael Carrick of Manchester United in action during the Barclays Premier League match between Manchester United and Hull City at Old Trafford on November 29, 2014
Manchester United's Michael Carrick refuses to rule out title challenge
Manchester United can challenge for the Premier League title if their recent form continues, according to Michael Carrick.
Dec 13, 12:15
Mike Phelan looks on before the UEFA Champions League Group H match between CFR 1907 Cluj and Manchester United at the Constantin Radulescu Stadium on October 2, 2012
Mike Phelan: 'Manchester United injury problems down to Louis van Gaal'
Mike Phelan says that Manchester United's current spate of injuries could be down to the methods employed by manager Louis van Gaal on the training field.
Dec 10, 07:06
Michael Carrick of Manchester United in action during the Barclays Premier League match between Manchester United and Hull City at Old Trafford on November 29, 2014
Michael Carrick expects Manchester United improvement
Manchester United midfielder Michael Carrick believes that the team can only get better following their victory over Southampton.
Dec 9, 12:51
Michael Carrick celebrates scoring against Wigan Athletic on December 30, 2009.
Report: Michael Carrick to pen new Manchester United deal
A report claims that Manchester United will hand Michael Carrick a new contract.
Dec 6, 12:39
Darron Gibson of Manchester United celebrates with team mate Wayne Rooney (10) as he scores their second goal during the Barclays Premier League match against West Ham on December 5, 2014
On this day: Injury-hit Manchester United cruise past West Ham United
On this day in 2009, a Manchester United side missing a number of key defenders beat West Ham United 4-0 at Upton Park.
Dec 5, 08:37
Manchester United players pay tribute to Jimmy Davis while lifting the FA Cup.
Louis van Gaal: 'Manchester United desperate to win FA Cup'
Manchester United manager Louis van Gaal reveals that the club are "desperate" to end their 10-year wait for FA Cup glory this season.
Dec 3, 11:52
Robin Van Persie #20 of Manchester United celebrates with teammate Michael Carrick after scoring the opening goal during the Barclays Premier League match between Manchester United and Southampton at Old Trafford on October 19, 2013
Michael Carrick backs Robin van Persie resurgence
Michael Carrick warns that Manchester United teammate Robin van Persie is getting back to his free-scoring best.
Dec 2, 00:23
Michael Carrick in action for Manchester United against Porto on April 07, 2009.
Michael Carrick: 'Fear factor is returning'
Michael Carrick warns Manchester United's Premier League rivals that Old Trafford is slowly but surely becoming a fortress again.
Dec 1, 23:56
Wayne Rooney of Manchester United scores their second goal during the Barclays Premier League match between Manchester United and Hull City at Old Trafford on November 29, 2014
Match Analysis: Manchester United 3-0 Hull City
Sports Mole casts a close eye over Manchester United's 3-0 Premier League victory at the expense of Hull City at Old Trafford.
Nov 29, 17:20
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