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 560 articles about Michael Carrick. Articles 1 to 40:
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
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.
Jan 27, 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.
Jan 26, 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
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