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 617 articles about Michael Carrick. Articles 1 to 40:
Louis van Gaal the manager of Manchester United looks on during the Barclays Premier League match between Manchester United and Tottenham Hotspur at Old Trafford on March 15, 2015
Dwight Yorke advises Manchester United to sign three new players
Manchester United need to sign three players this summer, warns ex-striker Dwight Yorke.
Jun 27, 22:12
Wayne Rooney of Manchester United celebrates after scoring a goal to level the scores at 1-1 during the FA Cup Quarter Final match between Manchester United and Arsenal at Old Trafford on March 9, 2015
Video: Manchester United trio use acting skills in ad for Aperol Spritz drink
Manchester United trio Wayne Rooney, Angel di Maria and Michael Carrick star in a beach-themed advert for Aperol Spritz.
Jun 12, 16:12
Morgan Schneiderlin in action for Southampton on November 30, 2014
Manchester United lead race for Morgan Schneiderlin?
Manchester United are in pole position to sign Southampton midfielder Morgan Schneiderlin, according to a report.
May 31, 23:45
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 reflects on "frustrating year"
Manchester United midfielder Michael Carrick concedes that injuries meant that he had a "frustrating year" during the 2014-15 campaign.
May 31, 10:59
Manager Louis van Gaal of Manchester United applauds the fans during the FA Cup Fifth round match between Preston North End and Manchester United at Deepdale on February 16, 2015
End-of-season report: Manchester United
Sports Mole looks back over how Louis van Gaal fared as manager of Manchester United during the 2014-15 campaign.
May 26, 09:00
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
Louis van Gaal keen to sign new holding midfielder
Manchester United have prioritised signing a new right-footed holding midfielder, admits Louis van Gaal.
May 24, 15:01
Bayern Munich's midfielder Bastian Schweinsteiger celebrates after the German first division Bundesliga football match between FC Bayern Munich and Hertha BSC Berlin at the Allianz Arena in Munich, southern Germany on April 25, 2015
Manchester United to make Bastian Schweinsteiger move?
A report claims that Louis van Gaal is tempted to make a move for Bastian Schweinsteiger this summer - a player he managed during his time in charge of Bayern Munich.
May 21, 16:57
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: 'I've improved under Louis van Gaal'
Michael Carrick says that his game has improved under the guidance of Manchester United boss Louis van Gaal this season.
May 19, 10:39
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
Louis van Gaal: 'Michael Carrick won't play for Man United again this season'
Manchester United manager Louis van Gaal confirms that Michael Carrick will not play again this season as his calf injury is worse than first feared.
May 8, 11:55
Manager Louis van Gaal of Manchester United applauds the fans during the FA Cup Fifth round match between Preston North End and Manchester United at Deepdale on February 16, 2015
Live Coverage: Louis van Gaal's weekly Manchester United press conference
Follow Sports Mole's live coverage of Manchester United manager Louis van Gaal's press conference ahead of his side's Premier League match against Crystal Palace.
May 8, 11:45
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
Louis van Gaal: 'We have problems without Michael Carrick'
Louis van Gaal admits that Manchester United have a "big problem" when Michael Carrick is unavailable.
May 8, 05:41
Crystal Palace's English manager Alan Pardew react as they take the lead during the English Premier League football match between Crystal Palace and Tottenham Hotspur at Selhurst Park in south London on January 10, 2015
Preview: Crystal Palace vs. Manchester United
Sports Mole looks ahead to Saturday's Premier League clash at Selhurst Park as Crystal Palace take on Manchester United.
May 7, 18:04
Danny Higginbotham in action for Manchester United against Watford on April 29, 2000
Danny Higginbotham unsure about Borussia Dortmund duo
Former Manchester United defender Danny Higginbotham does not believe that Mats Hummels and Ilkay Gundogan are the players that the club needs to sign this summer.
May 4, 09:40
Louis van Gaal the manager of Manchester United looks on during the Barclays Premier League match between Manchester United and Tottenham Hotspur at Old Trafford on March 15, 2015
Live Coverage: Louis van Gaal's weekly Manchester United press conference
Follow Sports Mole's live coverage of Manchester United manager Louis van Gaal's pre-match press conference ahead of his side's match against West Bromwich Albion.
May 1, 13:45
Louis van Gaal the manager of Manchester United looks on during the Barclays Premier League match between Manchester United and Tottenham Hotspur at Old Trafford on March 15, 2015
Report: Louis van Gaal to make five changes
Manchester United manager Louis van Gaal will reportedly make five alterations to his team for the upcoming clash against West Bromwich Albion.
Apr 29, 16:56
Louis van Gaal the manager of Manchester United looks on during the Barclays Premier League match between Manchester United and Tottenham Hotspur at Old Trafford on March 15, 2015
Preview: Everton vs. Manchester United
Sports Mole previews Manchester United's trip to Goodison Park to play Everton.
Apr 24, 18:22
Rafael of Manchester United in action during the Barclays Premier League match between Manchester United and Chelsea at Old Trafford on October 26, 2014
Manchester United trio still out injured, Rafael da Silva to miss run-in
Louis van Gaal confirms that Manchester United trio Michael Carrick, Marcos Rojo and Phil Jones are out of the Everton trip, while Rafael will miss the rest of the season.
Apr 24, 15:51
Louis van Gaal the manager of Manchester United looks on during the Barclays Premier League match between Manchester United and Tottenham Hotspur at Old Trafford on March 15, 2015
Live Coverage: Louis van Gaal's weekly Manchester United press conference
Follow Sports Mole's live coverage of Manchester United manager Louis van Gaal's pre-match press conference ahead of his side's clash against Everton.
Apr 24, 15:45
Javier Hernandez of Real Madrid CF celebrates as he scores their first goal during the UEFA Champions League quarter-final second leg match between Real Madrid CF and Club Atletico de Madrid at Bernabeu on April 22, 2015
Wayne Rooney, Michael Carrick congratulate Javier Hernandez
Man United duo Wayne Rooney and Michael Carrick praise on-loan teammate Javier Hernandez for his heroics in Real Madrid's Champions League win over Atletico.
Apr 23, 00:40
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
Quartet to miss Manchester United's trip to Chelsea
Manchester United will be without Michael Carrick, Daley Blind, Marcos Rojo and Phil Jones for Saturday's trip to Chelsea.
Apr 17, 12:11
Manager Louis van Gaal of Manchester United applauds the fans during the FA Cup Fifth round match between Preston North End and Manchester United at Deepdale on February 16, 2015
Live Coverage: Louis van Gaal's weekly Manchester United press conference
Follow Sports Mole's live coverage of Manchester United manager Louis van Gaal's pre-match press conference ahead of their game against Chelsea.
Apr 17, 11:45
Chelsea's Spanish midfielder Cesc Fabregas celebrates with Chelsea's Serbian defender Branislav Ivanovic after scoring their goal during the English Premier League football match between Queens Park Rangers and Chelsea at Loftus Road Stadium in London on
Preview: Chelsea vs. Manchester United
Sports Mole looks ahead to Chelsea's visit of Manchester United as the Blues bid to clasp one hand on the Premier League trophy.
Apr 16, 17:26
Afonso Alves of Middlesbrough is challenged by Patrice Evra of Manchester United during the Barclays Premier League match between Middlesbrough and Manchester United at the Riverside Stadium on April 6, 2008
On this day: Afonso Alves nets first Middlesbrough goals
Seven years ago today, £12.5m signing Afonso Alves scored his first goals in Middlesbrough colours when Manchester United visited the Riverside Stadium.
Apr 6, 08:00
Marouane Fellaini of Manchester United is congratulated by teammates Juan Mata of Manchester United and Wayne Rooney of Manchester United after scoring the opening goal during the Barclays Premier League match between Manchester United and Tottenham Hotsp
Team News: Louis van Gaal makes one change for Aston Villa clash
Manchester United keep their faith in the forward qualities of both Wayne Rooney and Marouane Fellaini as they welcome travelling Aston Villa in the Premier League.
Apr 4, 14:16
Manager Louis van Gaal of Manchester United applauds the fans during the FA Cup Fifth round match between Preston North End and Manchester United at Deepdale on February 16, 2015
Preview: Manchester United vs. Aston Villa
Sports Mole previews the Premier League game at Old Trafford as Man United look to continue their recent form with victory against relegation-threatened Aston Villa.
Apr 2, 19:33
Fulham assistant head coach Ray Wilkins looks on before the Barclays Premier League match between Fulham and Sunderland at Craven Cottage on January 11, 2014
Ray Wilkins: 'Michael Carrick is integral to England'
Ray Wilkins claims that Michael Carrick is now an integral part of the England squad after Tuesday's 1-1 draw with Italy.
Apr 1, 22:17
Joe Hart makes a clearance while on international duty with England on November 19, 2013.
Joe Hart impressed by Ross Barkley impact
England goalkeeper Joe Hart hails the impact made by Ross Barkley off the bench during Tuesday night's international friendly with Italy.
Apr 1, 12:31
England's coach Roy Hodgson gestures during the Group D football match between Costa Rica and England at The Mineirao Stadium in Belo Horizonte on June 24, 2014
Roy Hodgson disappointed with England's first-half performance
England boss Roy Hodgson reveals his unhappiness with his side's first-half display as they draw 1-1 with Italy in Turin.
Mar 31, 22:57
England's midfielder Andros Townsend (R) shoots to score a goal during the friendly football match Italy vs England at the Juventus Stadium in Turin on March 31, 2015
Match Analysis: Italy 1-1 England
Sports Mole takes an in-depth look at the 1-1 friendly draw between Italy and England at the Juventus Stadium in Turin.
Mar 31, 22:27
Wayne Rooney of England celebrates as he scores their first and equalising goal from a penalty during the EURO 2016 Qualifier Group E match between England and Slovenia on November 15, 2014
Wayne Rooney: 'Michael Carrick was the best player on the pitch'
Wayne Rooney feels that the arrival of Michael Carrick from the substitutes' bench was pivotal in turning the tide to help England come from behind to draw with Italy.
Mar 31, 22:11
 Theo Walcott of England celebrates scoring their second goal during the UEFA EURO 2012 group D match between Sweden and England at The Olympic Stadium on June 15, 2012
Team News: Theo Walcott starts for England against Italy
Roy Hodgson makes five changes to his England side for the international friendly against Italy in Turin.
Mar 31, 18:41
Harry Kane in training for England on March 26, 2015
Team News: Harry Kane named on England bench for Euro 2016 qualifier against Lithuania
Harry Kane starts on the bench for England's Euro 2016 qualifier against Lithuania at Wembley.
Mar 27, 18:44
Danny Welbeck of England celebrates scoring their third goal as goalkeeper Aldo Simoncini of San Marino looks dejected during the EURO 2016 Group E Qualifying match on October 9, 2014
Preview: England vs. Lithuania
Sports Mole runs the rule over Friday night's Group E Euro 2016 qualifier as England look to extend their 100% record with victory over Lithuania.
Mar 25, 14:55
Harry Kane of Spurs celebrates after scoring the opening goal during the Barclays Premier League match between Tottenham Hotspur and Leicester City at White Hart Lane on March 21, 2015
Michael Carrick hails "sensational" Harry Kane
Michael Carrick says that he has been "hugely impressed" by the form of Harry Kane this season, claiming that his England teammate will only improve further with time.
Mar 25, 08:50
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 admits World Cup blow
England midfielder Michael Carrick admits that it was a "big blow" to be left out of Roy Hodgson's squad for last summer's World Cup in Brazil.
Mar 24, 20:01
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: "I have a new lease of life"
England midfielder Michael Carrick insists that he is "enjoying" his football, having got a "new lease of life" following his recent good form for Manchester United.
Mar 24, 19:22
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 "comfortable" in holding midfield role
Manchester United's Michael Carrick is happy to operate in a holding midfield role for England.
Mar 24, 14:44
Phil Jones and Chris Smalling of England during the UEFA European Under-21 Championship Group B match between England and Spain at the Herning Stadium on June 12, 2011
Michael Carrick praises Phil Jones, Chris Smalling
Manchester United defenders Phil Jones and Chris Smalling receive praise from their teammate Michael Carrick.
Mar 24, 14:35
Wayne Rooney of Manchester United celebrates scoring the third goal with team-mates Ander Herrera (L), Marcos Rojo and Angel Di Maria during the Barclays Premier League match between Manchester United and Queens Park Rangers at Old Trafford on September 1
Ander Herrera: 'Wayne Rooney, Michael Carrick get us fired up for games'
Ander Herrera reveals that his Manchester United captain Wayne Rooney "insults" him to get him fired up for games.
Mar 24, 06:47
Ashley Young of Manchester United in action during the Barclays Premier League match between Manchester United and Hull City at Old Trafford on November 29, 2014
Report: English trio set for Manchester United contract extensions
Phil Jones, Chris Smalling and Ashley Young will all reportedly be offered new long-term contracts at Manchester United.
Mar 24, 04:45
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