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 586 articles about Michael Carrick. Articles 1 to 40:
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
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 thrilled by 'extra special' Anfield triumph
Michael Carrick claims that Manchester United's win away to Liverpool was 'extra special' due to this season's battle for Champions League football.
Mar 23, 13:54
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 happy to continue "incredible journey" at Manchester United
Michael Carrick is delighted to continue his "fantastic journey" at Manchester United after signing a new one-year contract.
Mar 20, 18:49
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 signs one-year contract extension at Manchester United
Michael Carrick signs a one-year contract extension at Manchester United.
Mar 20, 16:28
Bryan Robson of Manchester United celebrates after scoring the first goal during the FA Cup Semi-Final against Oldham at Maine Road in Manchester in 1990
Interview: Ex-Manchester United captain Bryan Robson previews Liverpool showdown
Sports Mole looks ahead to Manchester United's upcoming clash against rivals Liverpool at Anfield with former club captain Bryan Robson.
Mar 17, 12:59
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
Man United's Michael Carrick: 'Finishing second is the aim now, not fourth'
Michael Carrick says that Manchester United's main aim is to finish second in the Premier League as they are "within touching distance" following Sunday's win over Spurs.
Mar 17, 06:50
Spurs boss Mauricio Pochettino poses on the touchline on February 22, 2015
Tottenham Hotspur manager Mauricio Pochettino: "We were never in the game"
Tottenham Hotspur manager Mauricio Pochettino admits that his side "were never in the game" during the 3-0 defeat to Manchester United.
Mar 15, 19:20
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
Player Ratings: Manchester United 3-0 Tottenham Hotspur
Sports Mole rates the performances of those involved in Manchester United's 3-0 win at home to Spurs in the Premier League.
Mar 15, 19:05
Marouane Fellaini of Manchester United shoots past Eric Dier of Spurs to score the opening goal during the Barclays Premier League match between Manchester United and Tottenham Hotspur at Old Trafford on March 15, 2015
Match Analysis: Manchester United 3-0 Tottenham Hotspur
Sports Mole takes a closer look at Manchester United's 3-0 win at home to Spurs in the Premier League.
Mar 15, 18:30
Manchester United's Belgian midfielder Marouane Fellaini celebrates with Manchester United's English striker Wayne Rooney after scoring the opening goal of the English Premier League football match between Manchester United and Tottenham Hotspur at Old Tr
Result: Manchester United ease past hapless Tottenham Hotspur
First-half goals from Marouane Fellaini, Michael Carrick and Wayne Rooney give Manchester United their first victory in six attempts against Tottenham Hotspur.
Mar 15, 17:51
Manchester United's Belgian midfielder Marouane Fellaini celebrates with Manchester United's English striker Wayne Rooney after scoring the opening goal of the English Premier League football match between Manchester United and Tottenham Hotspur at Old Tr
Half-Time Report: Rampant Manchester United three up on Tottenham Hotspur
Goals from Marouane Fellaini, Michael Carrick and Wayne Rooney give Manchester United a 3-0 advantage at the halfway mark of their match against Tottenham Hotspur.
Mar 15, 16:46
Juan Mata of Manchester United celebrates scoring the opening goal during the FA Cup Fourth round replay match between Manchester United and Cambridge United at Old Trafford on February 3, 2015
Team News: Juan Mata earns Manchester United recall
Juan Mata replaces the suspended Angel di Maria in the Manchester United side to face Tottenham Hotspur.
Mar 15, 15:07
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
Live Commentary: Manchester United 3-0 Tottenham Hotspur - as it happened
Take a look back at Manchester United's 3-0 win over Spurs in the Premier League with Sports Mole's minute-by-minute report.
Mar 15, 15:00
Composite image a comparision has been made between Louis van Gaal, manager of Manchester United and Arsene Wenger, manager of Arsenal
Preview: Manchester United vs. Arsenal
Sports Mole looks ahead to Monday night's FA Cup quarter-final battle between Manchester United and Arsenal at Old Trafford.
Mar 6, 18:09
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 dropped to Manchester United bench
Manchester United striker Radamel Falcao drops to the bench ahead of his side's Premier League clash away at Newcastle United on Wednesday evening.
Mar 4, 19:25
Michael Carrick celebrates scoring against Wigan Athletic on December 30, 2009.
Report: AC Milan keen on Michael Carrick
AC Milan are reportedly eager to sign Manchester United midfielder Michael Carrick on a free transfer.
Mar 3, 18:23
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 will not start against Newcastle United'
Manchester United boss Louis van Gaal says that Michael Carrick will remain on the bench for Wednesday's Premier League match against Newcastle United.
Mar 3, 13:31
Wayne Rooney of Manchester United celebrates scoring the opening goal with Marcos Rojo and Ashley Young of Manchester United during the Barclays Premier League match between Manchester United and Sunderland at Old Trafford on February 28, 2015
Preview: Newcastle United vs. Manchester United
Sports Mole previews Manchester United's Premier League trip to Newcastle United as the Red Devils seek a third successive victory at St James' Park.
Mar 2, 19:58
Robin van Persie of Manchester United reacts as he leaves the pitch during the Barclays Premier League match between Manchester United and Southampton at Old Trafford on January 11, 2015
Preview: Manchester United vs. Sunderland
Sports Mole previews the Premier League clash between Manchester United and Sunderland at Old Trafford as the hosts look to bounce back from their defeat to Swansea.
Feb 26, 14:46
Ander Herrera of Manchester United celebrates scoring their first goal during the FA Cup Fifth round match between Preston North End and Manchester United at Deepdale on February 16, 2015
Ander Herrera keen to emulate Paul Scholes at Manchester United
Ander Herrera reveals that former Manchester United midfielder Paul Scholes serves as an inspiration to him at Old Trafford.
Feb 24, 09:55
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
Manchester United 'to offer Michael Carrick one-year contract extension'
Manchester United are reportedly close to offering Michael Carrick a one-year contract extension.
Feb 20, 01:52
Manchester United's English striker Wayne Rooney celebrates scoring the opening goal during the English Premier League football match between Manchester United and West Ham United at Old Trafford in Manchester on September 27, 2014
Preview: Swansea City vs. Manchester United
Sports Mole previews the Premier League clash between Swansea and Man United at the Liberty Stadium as Louis van Gaal seeks revenge for their opening-day defeat.
Feb 19, 20:23
Manchester United's Spanish goalkeeper Victor Valdes warms up ahead of the English Premier League football match between Manchester United and Southampton at Old Trafford in Manchester, north west England, on January 11, 2015
Louis van Gaal challenges Victor Valdes to impress
Louis van Gaal claims that Victor Valdes must prove his worth when playing for Manchester United's Under-21 side.
Feb 15, 22:59
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
Why are Manchester United struggling to create chances?
Sports Mole assesses why Manchester United have struggled to create goalscoring opportunities since Louis van Gaal took charge of the club in the summer.
Feb 14, 11:02
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 hints at changes for Burnley clash
Manchester United boss Louis van Gaal hints that he will make changes to his XI for Wednesday's Premier League clash with Burnley.
Feb 10, 13:23
Manchester United Manager Louis van Gaal gives a thumbs up prior to the Barclays Premier League match between Manchester United and Chelsea at Old Trafford on October 26, 2014
Preview: Manchester United vs. Burnley
Sports Mole previews the Premier League encounter between Manchester United and Burnley at Old Trafford.
Feb 9, 20:36
West Ham's Sam Allardyce prior to kick-off against West Brom in the Premier League match on April 26, 2014
Preview: West Ham United vs. Manchester United
Sports Mole previews the Premier League match between West Ham United and Manchester United at Upton Park.
Feb 6, 18:46
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
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 Ham United.
Feb 6, 15:45
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
Teammates pay tribute to departing Darren Fletcher
Sports Mole picks out some of the best social media reaction to Darren Fletcher's Manchester United departure.
Feb 3, 14:55
Adnan Januzaj in action for Manchester United on October 20, 2014
Team News: Adnan Januzaj starts for Manchester United
Louis van Gaal names Adnan Januzaj in the Manchester United starting XI to face Leicester City.
Jan 31, 14:15
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 faces four weeks out
Manchester United midfielder Michael Carrick will miss four weeks with a muscle rupture.
Jan 30, 12:54
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
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.
Jan 30, 12:45
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